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Taking your lead Neil it's time for my "H". Obvious choices here from Honda or Hyundai but I have personal reasons for picking this model which is loosely connected to my second football team. So I can throw in a little Whatsthelink? here: (and claim a couple of points too!!)
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While I'm here I'll pop up my "I" as well which is a model I craved in the 80's but I was never able to land one. A clue to the model name can be seen in its squarish lines :-D (A single point for the car plus a bonus point for the entertainment value :-D )
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mickthemaverick wrote:
12 Apr 2021, 17:26
I have personal reasons for picking this model which is loosely connected to my second football team. So I can throw in a little Whatsthelink? here: (and claim a couple of points too!!)

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It could well link both of your teams Mick

Alan Hudson for Chelsea and Hornet for Watford :-D

is your order Chelsea 1 Watford 2?

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Taz, Saw it during a trucking job to Riga Latvia, some years ago

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12 Apr 2021, 18:14

It could well link both of your teams Mick

Alan Hudson for Chelsea and Hornet for Watford :-D

is your order Chelsea 1 Watford 2?

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Good point Neil, I was looking for the Watford (my hometown team as a lad) connection as the Chelsea (my first team of choice) one was a little less well known I felt. Very smart of you to recognise both!! :-D

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Watched a bit of footage on you tube of Alan Hudson, and it autoplayed on to Chelsea V Southampton at Stamford Bridge in 1976. Two things I noticed....the group of Invalid cars like Zels next to the pitch down at one of the corners, and Eddie McCreadie's long "car coat" :-D Osgood was playing for the Saints that day and 1970's football was brutal :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
12 Apr 2021, 17:45
While I'm here I'll pop up my "I" as well which is a model I craved in the 80's but I was never able to land one. A clue to the model name can be seen in its squarish lines :-D (A single point for the car plus a bonus point for the entertainment value :-D )

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ISUSU Impulse, so how does that fit in with the clue :?: One of those MtM groan moments on the way I feel.

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I see it has another name IsuZu Piazza now the clue makes sense. :-D

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I've just had a look at that game from the second division days. It certainly was brutal compared to modern times. I did manage to capture this for Zel's amusement: :-D
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One of those MtM groan moments on the way I feel.

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Can't think what you mean!! :-D

But I see you've answered it anyway so no groaning necessary, not too far off the mark I thought!! :-D

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Reckon I'm on H now.
My H
Can you recognise it from just its wheel :?:

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I think the clip is easier to remove than the one at the bottom end of a Xantia Rear Strut

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It rings a bell and I reckon if I Hunt around enough maybe for 24 hours or so I might get the answer!! :-D

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mickthemaverick wrote:
12 Apr 2021, 21:50
It rings a bell and I reckon if I Hunt around enough maybe for 24 hours or so I might get the answer!! :-D
Now if you did recognise it from the wheel without clicking on "My H" link, that is very impressive :-D

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"Recognise" would not be accurate, deduction is a better description, lets look at the evidence:
1 We are looking for a car that begins with "H"
2 The picture shows a quick release racing wheel as used in single seater racing some years ago
3 The picture carries the Southebys and RM auction logos.
4 Thinks: what F1 cars have come to auction in the last 20 years? - March, Tyrell, Lotus, Minardi, Shadow, Hesketh, Brabham - all I can think of so only one with an H
et voila have a punt and strike lucky!! :-D

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Good work, and I was probably pre-primed for a Hesketh by posting up a Hesketh Motorbike on "On Your Bike" the other day. I just looked down the car search for auction results on Glenmarch and picked out from the H's on offer first Hanomag which I have posted before, but then up popped Hesketh and the rest is history!

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