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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Rattling » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:36 pm

Crowther wrote:A white Montego estate cruising down the A64 like it was 1990 again...


1990 is the future when drive my scimitar :D
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby guybetts » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:55 pm

Crowther wrote:A white Montego estate cruising down the A64 like it was 1990 again...


If it was 1990 again, then could have been me. Only mine was a green MG Montego estate :mrgreen:

Spotted on Saturday, a '67 Mustang and a few minutes later, a '67 Corvette Sting Ray convertible followed by a Lotus Esprit, all in Henley.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:44 pm

An Aston Martin V8 - sadly not in yellow and no Dino near by - I had been watching the Persuaders! the previous night. Not a very exotic setting for such a car.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:18 pm

A really tidy Austin Gypsy (I think) and red chrome bumpered BGT near Street, a green chrome bumpered BGT and an orange imp (with red stripe!) on flatbeds Southbound on the M5.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:03 am

...A brilliant series, Mark, with that fabulous intro. & theme tune by the late, great John Barry......Good chemistry between the two leads & Curtis doing his own stunts...
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Coupe' Racing » Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:05 am

Saw one of these in the same colour on the M6 Saturday
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:09 am

Are the tail lights on the AM V8 similar to the ones on a 6A?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Roger Pennington » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:16 pm

MarkHawkins wrote:Are the tail lights on the AM V8 similar to the ones on a 6A?


They're not similar, they're exactly the same :) (other than the variation between black or chrome finish on the backplates). Also used on some M-series TVRs, Jensen Healeys, and some odd kit cars.

I notice that car seems to have a Belgian registration too?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:41 pm

That explains why the rear lights seem so dim on the old TV shows!
Maybe the owners were at Burger King sampling the pomme-frites et mayonnaise?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby tanuki » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:48 pm

Seen last week on my way back from Lyon ... that reminded me of my first car - although this was an estate -
In its juice, that is ... rusty :lol:
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:03 pm

A 1990 registered T25/T3 crew cab VW Transporter syncro.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:19 pm

scimjim wrote:A 1990 registered T25/T3 crew cab VW Transporter syncro.



Cool!!!! 8)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:09 am

...Yesterday, in Leek, Staffs.....a reddish/ivory 2-tone Consul driving off Sainsburys car park with Webasto open, sporting what looked like Revolution wheels. As I was coming off their petrol forecourt, a little later, a porcelain-white Karmann Ghia driving off from behind the nearby pub., in the distance. Both vehicles looked to be in mint condition...
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:41 am

Driving OPJ into work in the drizzle, I was followed by a newish looking white Morgan. It had the top down and driver and passenger were helmeted and huddled down behind small aero screens.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Alan SS1 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:00 pm

1800 in baby sick yellow looking very tidy, must been an older resto or sat in a shed cos only some wee blemishes in paint
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