COOL CLASSIC CAR SPOTTERS POST! (Vol 3)

COOL CLASSIC CAR SPOTTERS POST! (Vol 3)

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Notwen

809 posts

209 months

Friday 12th July 2019
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bolidemichael said:
What was the google search, our of interest?
Just the number plate with no spaces.

Elderly

3,147 posts

204 months

Friday 12th July 2019
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DickyC said:
Approaching White City on the A40?
No - near Aylesbury.

DickyC

39,917 posts

164 months

Friday 12th July 2019
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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

537 posts

176 months

Saturday 13th July 2019
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Another visit from my favourite customer:







Dapster

5,301 posts

146 months

Saturday 13th July 2019
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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

5,398 posts

167 months

Saturday 13th July 2019
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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

15,754 posts

139 months

Saturday 13th July 2019
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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

1,241 posts

218 months

Saturday 13th July 2019
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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

377 posts

49 months

Sunday 14th July 2019
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The Ultimate Cool Classic car to spot IMO
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Speechlessthumbup

john2443

5,452 posts

177 months

Sunday 14th July 2019
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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

1,146 posts

137 months

Sunday 14th July 2019
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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

15,754 posts

139 months

Sunday 14th July 2019
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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

3,493 posts

74 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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TwilightJohnny said:
Another visit from my favourite customer:





Looks genuine to me

Dapster

5,301 posts

146 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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

6,912 posts

238 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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

8,925 posts

72 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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

254 posts

145 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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.

6,834 posts

217 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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

5,301 posts

146 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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

291 posts

102 months

Monday 15th July 2019
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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.