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CY88

2,595 posts

114 months

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Sunday 7th June 2009 quote quote all
Found on few scans on the computer for now:-

My mate Dave's first car (20 years ago)


Then he got one of these:


And then this:


In the meantime I had an MGB, and my flatmate a 205


Dad had one of the first range rovers & kept it for years - here delivering a boat down to Spain in the early 80s:


By the time I was old enough to drive it in 1989 it looked like this frown


Must dig out some more older ones smile



dinkel

22,365 posts

142 months

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Sunday 7th June 2009 quote quote all
Excellent stuff!

vixen1700

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8,166 posts

154 months

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Monday 8th June 2009 quote quote all
cool

L100NYY

29,725 posts

127 months

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Monday 8th June 2009 quote quote all
I don't have any pictures to contribute (yet) but this has got to be the best thread for a long time biggrin

I will scan some period Prescott et al shots featuring Bug's, Invictas.... asap.

AJAX50

416 posts

124 months

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Monday 8th June 2009 quote quote all
How do you down load photographs onto here?
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a8hex

3,634 posts

107 months

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Monday 8th June 2009 quote quote all
It's just got a whole load easier.

When you post a message the window you get should have a row of links at the top

* Formatting Help * Smilies * Rules of Posting * Upload an image (beta)

When you click on "Upload an image (beta)" it should popup a dialog (a little window) with a browse option, you can get choose an image file from you PC. It says this should be less than 2MB in size.



vixen1700

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8,166 posts

154 months

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Tuesday 9th June 2009 quote quote all
Pleased it's a popular thread and there have been some excellent contributions. smile

Must dig out some of those pictures and get them scanned now. biggrin

Edited to say: Just how cool is that 1966 picture of the 17 year old with the 3.8 MkII Jag. cool



Edited by vixen1700 on Tuesday 9th June 11:43

barchetta_boy

1,196 posts

116 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
vixen1700 said:
Pleased it's a popular thread and there have been some excellent contributions. smile

Must dig out some of those pictures and get them scanned now. biggrin

Edited to say: Just how cool is that 1966 picture of the 17 year old with the 3.8 MkII Jag. cool



Edited by vixen1700 on Tuesday 9th June 11:43
Very cool!
And I am very jealous. Best I could do at that age was a Mk2 Golf with 100k on the clock. I turtle waxed that thing to within an inch of its life and sold it for what I paid for it to my best mate (with a new clutch). Great days.

Joel

stedale

1,030 posts

149 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
Just chock full of classic images look here:
http://www.klemcoll.com/image/C57C1-1.aspx?page=19


Edited by stedale on Wednesday 10th June 13:21

gib6933

4,432 posts

115 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
1968 Camco Lotus, taken in 1969 at Oulton park


Pat H

6,446 posts

140 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
A couple more of the old slides:



This is Dad's Tuscan V6. Very rare car indeed. Here it is in 1971. Dad had to go to the factory to finish off "building" it himself to avoid having to pay Purchase Tax, or something similar.



Here is the same car, but after it had it's arse painted matt black, as was fashionable in those days. That original exhaust didn't last long either.

Also just visible is the home made baby seat that Dad knocked together and mounted onto the parcel shelf so that I could have my first experience of TVR motoring at the ripe old age of 24 months.



Dad's first E Type. This is probably 1967 or 1968. Pic shows Mum with my Cousin Geoff, who looks suitably pleased with himself.

That E Type, complete with numberplate was sold for £900 in '68.



Here's another picture of Mum's Healey 3000. The year is probably 1967 or 1968.

drink

williamp

12,379 posts

157 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
Pat H said:
A couple more of the old slides:


Love these images, this one in particular. A great shot of the E-type against more mundane (read: lovely!) classics in everyday use. Whats the American style car behind the Jag- a vauxhall?

E31Shrew

5,218 posts

76 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
The pink one looks like a Vauxhall Velox...Poss a Cresta

FlyInMySoup

80 posts

68 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
Kadett C GT/E, tour of Britain I'm led to believe



After restoration/reshell and returned to road use in 2001.



Brian_M

86 posts

67 months

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Wednesday 10th June 2009 quote quote all
My first three cars, 1967 - 1969








RDMcG

8,584 posts

91 months

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Thursday 11th June 2009 quote quote all
My 1979 Toyota Celica in 1979......

Gretchen

13,357 posts

100 months

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Thursday 11th June 2009 quote quote all
My parents have many photos of vehicles they've owned from the late 50s onwards, bikes and cars.

The only one I have at the moment is of me with a Beetle, the only thing that's really aged is me frown


Rob Dicky

112 posts

107 months

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Thursday 11th June 2009 quote quote all
1967 my first car a 1964 Triumph Herald 1200 convertible.

1971 2nd car a Triumph Spitfire Mk3 1300 new paid £850.00

1972 then a Spitfire Mk4 1300



Edited by Rob Dicky on Thursday 11th June 22:33

SB - Nigel

7,729 posts

118 months

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Thursday 11th June 2009 quote quote all
Lucky guy, your first car only 3 years old, especially in '67 smile

I don't think I've ever seen a Spit' with steel wheels and chrome hub caps (my favourite combination) but I'm only a youngster roflrolleyes yeah right,

but I do remember those style of "two man" tents and two getting wet if you tried to fit in three and it rained overnight whilst all were sleeping- shared holidays on the cheap - todays kids just don't know . . .

. . it was all fields round here when I was a young girl . . .

Gretchen

13,357 posts

100 months

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Friday 12th June 2009 quote quote all
hehe at Ridge Tents - Dont touch the sides!!

Fairly sure my parents have photos of their Maxi towing a caravan in the early 70s. Also some of their Standard 8 & Morris Traveller I believe.
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