North West Spotted Thread (Vol 3)

North West Spotted Thread (Vol 3)

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wijit

1,506 posts

140 months

Monday 22nd April 2019
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A couple of recent spots probably not rare or super, but both firsts for me.



wijit

1,506 posts

140 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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488 and a Superfast at a hotel in Ashton.


moneymakestheworldgoaround

4,039 posts

140 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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That's a Portofino not an 812 tongue out

Stan the Bat

6,409 posts

177 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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wijit said:
488 and a Superfast at a hotel in Ashton.

Is that the disabled space ?

Tickle

3,991 posts

169 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Stan the Bat said:
Is that the disabled space ?
Some mobility cars are better than others.

Stan the Bat

6,409 posts

177 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Tickle said:
Stan the Bat said:
Is that the disabled space ?
Some mobility cars are better than others.
laugh

Blown2CV

24,811 posts

168 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Stan the Bat said:
wijit said:
488 and a Superfast at a hotel in Ashton.

Is that the disabled space ?
that's how to get your car keyed overnight surely. Surely anyone with that sort of car could afford to (or has the expenses account to) pay for a decent hotel with safe parking for posh cars.

wijit

1,506 posts

140 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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moneymakestheworldgoaround said:
That's a Portofino not an 812 tongue out
Apologies. Anyone who knows me would tell you I know slightly less than nothing about these things!

Jukebag

1,388 posts

104 months

Sunday 12th May 2019
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Spotted a red Caterham at an MOT centre on Clayton St in Wigan last Wednesday afternoon.

Norbury90

6,729 posts

171 months

Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Followed a fantastic yellow Alpine GTA down the M53 on my way home from work earlier, he gave me a flash as I turned off. Looked awesome!

Stan the Bat

6,409 posts

177 months

Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Six Bentleys south of Chester over a three mile stretch of road.
Two batches of two and two singles.

Not the works ones but all looked privately owned.

Some sort of meeting ?

Johnston

241 posts

145 months

Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Was me. It's a '92 Alpine A610 Turbo, formally of the Wiliams F1 parish. Been for it's MOT today. 131k miles, passed with no advisories :-)
My Brother used to have a silver 05 Clio 182 and now has a '12 RS200 cup. Don't see many 182's these days Thought you might appreciate an Alpine as an RS owner!


Norbury90 said:
Followed a fantastic yellow Alpine GTA down the M53 on my way home from work earlier, he gave me a flash as I turned off. Looked awesome!

Norbury90

6,729 posts

171 months

Tuesday 14th May 2019
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Johnston said:
Was me. It's a '92 Alpine A610 Turbo, formally of the Wiliams F1 parish. Been for it's MOT today. 131k miles, passed with no advisories :-)
My Brother used to have a silver 05 Clio 182 and now has a '12 RS200 cup. Don't see many 182's these days Thought you might appreciate an Alpine as an RS owner!
Ah brilliant! I thought there was a possibility you might be on here. Yeah I love an Alpine, and yours looks in fantastic nick. Shame mine hasn't been washed since November and is covered in bugs and everything else haha. I'm always around and about in mine, done over 70k in it since I got it. Do you ever pop over to Cars and Coffee Liverpool? If you do I will keep an eye out for you, would be a good excuse for me to make the effort to go!

wijit

1,506 posts

140 months

Friday 17th May 2019
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Saw this near the school I work in, very impressive considering the speed bumps everywhere.

wijit

1,506 posts

140 months

Friday 17th May 2019
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Almost forgot this!

Cie

17,130 posts

158 months

Saturday 18th May 2019
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wijit said:
Saw this near the school I work in, very impressive considering the speed bumps everywhere.
I love spots like this, that's mental.

Hewbie2015

41 posts

71 months

Saturday 18th May 2019
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guy with the Portofino does have a blue badge , he's in the FOC

Jukebag

1,388 posts

104 months

Saturday 18th May 2019
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Spotted a convoy 70s and 80s Fords shortly before 9am this morning heading along Warrington Rd, Goose Green in Wigan then heading onto the M6. Cars included a white RS Turbo, a very early Capri MK 1 or 2, followed by a silver Capri Mk3 or 4 and one or two Escorts following behind.

Lord_Howit_Hertz

1,716 posts

182 months

Monday 20th May 2019
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Jukebag said:
Spotted a convoy 70s and 80s Fords shortly before 9am this morning heading along Warrington Rd, Goose Green in Wigan then heading onto the M6. Cars included a white RS Turbo, a very early Capri MK 1 or 2, followed by a silver Capri Mk3 or 4 and one or two Escorts following behind.
I too spotted some Fords on Saturday, but at the other end of the North West, 2 Escort Cosworth's, an Orion and an early Capri all between Sandback/Crewe/Nantwich area.

I know there was some Classic racing taking place at Oulton Park, but not sure if they where part of that?

droopsnoot

8,685 posts

207 months

Tuesday 21st May 2019
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Oulton Park was the Vintage Sports Car Club meeting. There were some classics there, I noticed a white Mk3 Escort, one of our club members had his Mk2 Escort there, I don't particularly remember a group of Fords as such, but they could have been parked in a bit I didn't go around.