The South West spotted thread!

The South West spotted thread!

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Saleen836

4,977 posts

140 months

Thursday 5th October 2017
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Martin-G said:
Saleen836 said:
what were you driving to comment it wasn't quick enough? wink
MP4-12C spin
Fair enough thumbup

Martin-G

56 posts

26 months

Friday 6th October 2017
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Saleen836 said:
Martin-G said:
Saleen836 said:
what were you driving to comment it wasn't quick enough? wink
MP4-12C spin
Fair enough thumbup
I was just passing through on my way back to the 'South Coast'. A much more pleasant encounter was with a nice guy at Warminster services filling up his (90's) Skyline. cool

aardvark64

95 posts

117 months

Sunday 8th October 2017
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Clutch of interesting cars in a lay-by on the A38 south of Berkely / Newport around 9.30am this morning: not sure where they were going or just an informal meet. But looked very eclectic.

carreauchompeur

15,415 posts

135 months

Monday 9th October 2017
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Own up, who is it?

hehe


blueg33

19,636 posts

155 months

Monday 9th October 2017
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A TVR T350 near Bristol Temple Meads this afternoon. The car was a sort of cascade/reflex gold colour. I was a few cars behind in the Evora

wavey
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GloverMart

8,157 posts

146 months

Monday 9th October 2017
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No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin

LordGrover

29,415 posts

143 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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GloverMart said:
No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin
If you're still looking out for orange GT86 you may not spot me again. hehe
I switched to a black Z4 in February - number plates stickered.

GloverMart

8,157 posts

146 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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LordGrover said:
GloverMart said:
No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin
If you're still looking out for orange GT86 you may not spot me again. hehe
I switched to a black Z4 in February - number plates stickered.
Ah right, thanks for the info LG, will continue the stalking of the new vehicle instead then!

RemaL

24,424 posts

165 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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LordGrover said:
GloverMart said:
No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin
If you're still looking out for orange GT86 you may not spot me again. hehe
I switched to a black Z4 in February - number plates stickered.
Sod off still a orange 86 around these areas wink

MudSkipper

2,379 posts

149 months

Tuesday 10th October 2017
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GloverMart said:
No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin
Yay my first spotted in my new car. Not bad after 11months of ownership smile

Porlock

386 posts

144 months

Wednesday 11th October 2017
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vsonix said:
OK so I never get any pics cos the guy's always driving the other way when I see him but there's an older gent who I often see driving round Exeter in proper vintage open-topped cars, look like 1930s-1950s era mostly and in fabulous condition, most of them I have no idea what they are apart from one that I think is a Bugatti. Yesterday he was out in some silver thing that looked like a plane witthout wings and had the most amazing offbeat engine noise. I must have seen him driving round about 15 times over the years but only ever in motion, never static which is a shame as I'd love to talk to him about some of his amazing machines! Anyone got any idea who I am talking about? He quite often has the full ensemble on, driving gloves, leather hat, goggles, the works.
I think I know who you mean. Somewhere I have a picture

GloverMart

8,157 posts

146 months

Wednesday 11th October 2017
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MudSkipper said:
GloverMart said:
No pic as I was driving but saw a nice Fiat 500 Abarth in a deep blue colour at the Aztec West roundabout this morning, around 9am, complete with a smiley on the back.

Apart from Lord Grover who I've seen a few times, think this is only my second ever spot.... scratchchin
Yay my first spotted in my new car. Not bad after 11months of ownership smile
beerwoohoo

Happy days!!

MudSkipper

2,379 posts

149 months

Wednesday 11th October 2017
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GloverMart said:
beerwoohoo

Happy days!!
RemaL will be happy I don't get spotted as much any more. Think this is my first in about 3yrs laugh

RemaL

24,424 posts

165 months

Thursday 12th October 2017
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MudSkipper said:
GloverMart said:
beerwoohoo

Happy days!!
RemaL will be happy I don't get spotted as much any more. Think this is my first in about 3yrs laugh
Never mate. Anyone get's spotted and seeing other PH'er around is always good news. To know other petrolheads are still about.

My Kawasaki H2 will be out over the weekend for a last ride of the year. It has a few PH stickers on but you can' really see them unless your up close to the bike

To add I get spotted more over the South Wales part of PH as I spend most of my blasting times over there as it's much better than the south west for a hoon.

vsonix

3,301 posts

94 months

Thursday 12th October 2017
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Porlock said:
I think I know who you mean. Somewhere I have a picture
Yeah that looks like him! Some of the things I see him driving look like 1930s or 40s race cars and just really unusual stuff to see on the road and not a motor museum.
I want to still be haring around in classic sportsters when I get to his age wink


Edited by vsonix on Thursday 12th October 21:47

driverrob

4,487 posts

134 months

Thursday 12th October 2017
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Just North of Holsworthy and Launceston this afternoon, a white R8. I was just as frustrated at the speed of traffic on my side of the road, too.

F1 ASBO

423 posts

50 months

Thursday 12th October 2017
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aardvark64 said:
Clutch of interesting cars in a lay-by on the A38 south of Berkely / Newport around 9.30am this morning: not sure where they were going or just an informal meet. But looked very eclectic.
Were they Caterham 7 type cars and kit cars in general?

If so it was bunch of my mates on their way to a rendezvous at the Willy Wicket pub near Downend, Bristol and then on down to a car meet at Redhill near Lulsgate airport.

Sadly I could not join in that convoy.

driverrob

4,487 posts

134 months

Friday 13th October 2017
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Usual place for dog-walking spots: A390 between Callington and St Ann's Chapel, red 911 variant.
Lovely sounding and wide-bodied, though I only had a split second to check it out smile

scoobygaz1

173 posts

76 months

Saturday 14th October 2017
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Three spots a blue corvette sting ray in Tiverton a black Bently gt in Bampton then up over the hill towards exbridge a red Mercedes sls sounded wink nice to see some rarities in the sticks



Edited by scoobygaz1 on Saturday 14th October 20:18


Edited by scoobygaz1 on Saturday 14th October 20:25

e30m3Mark

11,014 posts

104 months

Sunday 15th October 2017
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Ferrari in Truro last night. Looked like possibly an F50?
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