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alolympic

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313 posts

83 months

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Sunday 9th October 2011 quote quote all
Hi,
Lots of discussion around Gilberns on here - which I do like - but just wondering if there are any other Rochdale owners on here?

calexfr

5 posts

35 months

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Thursday 3rd November 2011 quote quote all

Steffan

9,275 posts

114 months

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Thursday 3rd November 2011 quote quote all
One of the few Kit Cars I have not owned. Good Post!

An outstanding car with a remarkable longevity.

Simply the best of its time.

When I get through the seven Kit Cars I am building/rebuilding/refurbing I will look at buying a Rochdale.

My only reservation was, from memory, (I was driving when they were made), there was never a Roadster model. And I have always loved Roadsters.

Probably why I never owned one.

But a brilliant car widely respected then and now.

calexfr

5 posts

35 months

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Wednesday 16th November 2011 quote quote all
You have the Riviera but perhaps 50 cars produced :
http://www.motorbase.com/pictures/contributions/bu...

Steffan

9,275 posts

114 months

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Wednesday 16th November 2011 quote quote all
calexfr said:
You have the Riviera but perhaps 50 cars produced :
http://www.motorbase.com/pictures/contributions/bu...
To my knowledge never seen one.

Is it a roofless Olympic or a separate development? Are there any about?
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calexfr

5 posts

35 months

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Thursday 17th November 2011 quote quote all
It's a different car, look like (a little) an Olympic but it's an another shape based on the GT.

http://www.rochdale-owners-club.co.uk/riviera.htm

Pistom

1,617 posts

45 months

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Tuesday 27th December 2011 quote quote all
The Olympic Phase 2 is one of the most beautiful cars I've ever seen.


hal 1

327 posts

135 months

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Thursday 29th December 2011 quote quote all
Ex owner here, rescued a GT from a breakers a few years ago ( 20+ ) !! ditched the completely gone chassis and replaced with an altered Triumph Herald one, last heard of in France somewhere i believe.

rallycol

58 posts

122 months

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Wednesday 5th December 2012 quote quote all
I think I know where there is one abandoned.

Q Car

19 posts

76 months

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Monday 17th December 2012 quote quote all
Hmmm, would you be willing to provide any details as to where the car that you know is abandoned?

Pistom

1,617 posts

45 months

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Monday 11th November 2013 quote quote all
Well, I've abandoned all hope of owning one. They are now going for silly money. Good on anyone who has one. They are pretty though so no surprise.

the pips

49 posts

25 months

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Monday 11th November 2013 quote quote all
Ex-owner of a British Racing Green GT. 10HPL, where are you now? It was my first car and I thought it was coolest thing in creation. Well, after a Lambretta it probably was! Side valve Ford, 3 speed gearbox and rod operated brakes. Shocked myself when I realised I bought it 40 years ago!
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