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

Postby Scimher » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:37 pm

My late Grandfather lived in Huntley - fond memories of a couple of holidays up there. I remember the odd pint of Carlsberg in 'The Crown' .......run by Bob McLennan - 45yrs. later I believe his son, Frank, still runs it with his family!

On the road to Macclesfield, on Sunday, a green Mk.2 Jag. The driver waved at me - I was in the SE5.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:10 pm

Merged into the M6 from the M5 yesterday between a blue Rolls Royce Silver Shadow on a low loader and an almond green Mini Cooper S - on a low loader :-)

Mk1 transit and commer (?) vans next to a 5a somewhere between Stoke and Manchester this morning

Polish registered LHD Fiat 126 on the M5 (inside lane :-)) southbound this afternoon
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Roger Pennington » Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:51 pm

scimjim wrote:Polish registered LHD Fiat 126 on the M5 (inside lane :-)) southbound this afternoon


Probably heading south from Cheshire - they're all Polish there!...... :lol:
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:57 pm

...Blue Zephyr Mk.2 coming in opposite direction 'just down road' - driver waved......I was in Herald on way to recycling place with some rubbish...
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby steve bryant » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:18 pm

I did not see a price but a yellow mk1 capri [with body mods] for sale
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Alan SS1 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:41 pm

bright yellow Lancia Delta, 'Y' plate so a rare survivor?

and a silver mercedes two seater convertible, old style 'D'plate, similar to 'pagoda' top, passed too quick at Fetternear?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby steve bryant » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:27 am

nice looking Alfa Romeo junior complete with racing numbers and hard top fitted, no rust visible
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:38 am

Totally forgot I saw a lime green over white lotus elan hard top on the a55 traveling towards st asaph, on Monday.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby steve bryant » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:38 am

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we do not get the chance to see cars COMPLETE, this one is 9 years old and had a new windscreen fitted
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:43 am

Very sexy!!!
Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby ScimmyMike » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:30 am

Roger Pennington wrote:
scimjim wrote:Polish registered LHD Fiat 126 on the M5 (inside lane :-)) southbound this afternoon


Probably heading south from Cheshire - they're all Polish there!...... :lol:

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

Postby scimjim » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:00 am

An absolutely gorgeous 300SL roadster in dark blue on the Cheltenham/Cirencester road last night 8)

This blue:

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

Postby scimjim » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:53 am

Forgot these were on my phone - popped to Tesco's the other day and this fester was parked up (I think the owner works there as it's there fairly regularly and for much of the day)

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and in a colour coordinated kind of way, this TR8 was a few yards away :-)

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

Postby b.c.flat hat » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:10 am

Squillions of veedubs on Oswestrys showground.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:32 pm

A genuine TR8...Cor, that's a rare spot - lovely looking as well...like the combined colour scheme; very harmonious...
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