COOL CLASSIC CAR SPOTTERS POST! (Vol 3)

COOL CLASSIC CAR SPOTTERS POST! (Vol 3)

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Notwen

736 posts

187 months

Friday 12th July
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bolidemichael said:
What was the google search, our of interest?
Just the number plate with no spaces.

Elderly

2,839 posts

182 months

Friday 12th July
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DickyC said:
Approaching White City on the A40?
No - near Aylesbury.

DickyC

33,560 posts

142 months

Friday 12th July
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Elderly said:
DickyC said:
Approaching White City on the A40?
No - near Aylesbury.
Only 40 miles out.

Quite good by my standards.

TwilightJohnny

509 posts

154 months

Saturday 13th July
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Another visit from my favourite customer:







Dapster

3,186 posts

124 months

Saturday 13th July
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TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:

If Spa ever did any research on what cars the customers of their own label breaded ham drive.....

bolidemichael

847 posts

145 months

Saturday 13th July
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Dapster said:
TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:

If Spa ever did any research on what cars the customers of their own label breaded ham drive.....
Random... but funny!

Doofus

9,569 posts

117 months

Saturday 13th July
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Dapster said:
TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:

If Spa ever did any research on what cars the customers of their own label breaded ham drive.....
I was struggling with this until I realised that you meant Spar! smile

It reminds me of a magazine ad from forty-odd years ago where the packet of ham was 20 Rothmans.

MiltonBaines

1,092 posts

196 months

Saturday 13th July
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Lily the Pink said:
MiltonBaines said:
Are those genuine American period vehicles, or modern recreations/replicas ?
All genuine. Renault ( i think) lorry tucked in bedind them too.

rene7

237 posts

27 months

Sunday 14th July
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The Ultimate Cool Classic car to spot IMO
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Speechlessthumbup

john2443

4,402 posts

155 months

Sunday 14th July
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Naunton classic show today, one of the weirdest things I've seen.




There's a dish on the front of the propshaft and another on the back of the engine one drives the other through friction and the 3 cyl radial engine pivots to change the gear ratio. When the engine is horizontal it's direct drive. Mad!





Isimmo

1,086 posts

115 months

Sunday 14th July
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rene7 said:
The Ultimate Cool Classic car to spot IMO
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Speechlessthumbup
6,500 miles since new. Financially a goldmine... From an engineering and ethical viewpoint, a travesty, because such a superb car hasn’t fulfilled what it was conceived for.

Doofus

9,569 posts

117 months

Sunday 14th July
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john2443 said:
Naunton classic show today, one of the weirdest things I've seen.
It's a bit of a shame that none of us have seen it really...

EarlofDrift

2,109 posts

52 months

Monday 15th July
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TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:





Looks genuine to me

Dapster

3,186 posts

124 months

Monday 15th July
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Stumbled on this in Highgate this morning





Extra cooling in the front valence, twin pipes and massive arches suggest not all is standard here but I know nothing else. Has all amber US style front indicator units as well despite being RHD.

Edited by Dapster on Monday 15th July 10:32

CanAm

4,564 posts

216 months

Monday 15th July
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Dapster said:
Stumbled on this in Highgate this morning



Extra cooling in the front valence, twin pipes and massive arches suggest not all is standard here but I know nothing else. Has all amber US style front indicator units as well despite being RHD.
A 3.6 litre engine for starters according to DVLA.

P5BNij

3,896 posts

50 months

Monday 15th July
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Saw several classics on the M1 in Leicestershire yesterday, no pics sadly but most surprising was seeing two c.1970 Ford Zephyr MkIVs (the square shape one seen in 'Z Cars' etc), one of them had been converted into a campervan and was towing a large trailer. Shortly afterwards I overtook what looked like a Daimler Conquest heading north, finished in a beautiful shade of metallic 'sable' brown.

Jezza30

182 posts

123 months

Monday 15th July
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EarlofDrift said:
TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:





Looks genuine to me
Looks like an SD1 replica to me?

Sticks.

5,288 posts

195 months

Monday 15th July
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Jezza30 said:
EarlofDrift said:
TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:





Looks genuine to me
Looks like an SD1 replica to me?
From memory we thought it the other way around at the time.

Dapster

3,186 posts

124 months

Monday 15th July
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Sticks. said:
From memory we thought it the other way around at the time.
It was listed at COYS last year. Seems absurdly cheap for an orginal. Reg 113 ANO

https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/ferrari/365-c...

OLDBENZ

192 posts

80 months

Monday 15th July
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Dapster said:
Sticks. said:
From memory we thought it the other way around at the time.
It was listed at COYS last year. Seems absurdly cheap for an orginal. Reg 113 ANO

https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/ferrari/365-c...
The Coys Ascot Auction was in 2012 not 2018 so price was about right.