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

Postby philhoward » Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:08 pm

And all I saw was a H reg Triumph 2000 in flat brown!
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Roger Pennington » Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:17 pm

scimjim wrote:Took G97 to the rolling road today and they have some really nice stuff there!

And most surprisingly, this:

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Ah! That's the Sabre six that used to belong to Simon Rivers-Bland :D (I believe it's been sold now?). It still looks good. Any idea of the current owner's intentions?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby guybetts » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:59 pm

Working on the GTC today and looked up just at the right moment to catch sight of a 1966ish Maserati Quatroporte drive past.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:59 pm

Morgans porsches mgs ultima, darian tvrs and a number of others
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:36 am

Roger Pennington wrote:
scimjim wrote:Took G97 to the rolling road today and they have some really nice stuff there!

And most surprisingly, this:

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Ah! That's the Sabre six that used to belong to Simon Rivers-Bland :D (I believe it's been sold now?). It still looks good. Any idea of the current owner's intentions?

New owner is a well known club member Roger but I'll leave it to him to elaborate :-)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:39 am

P1800ES and a mk2 Jag on our way to Londinium yesterday.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:36 pm

A grey/primer moggy minor hot rod (big arches and faded sign writing) on a flat bed, southbound on the M25 (just prior to seeing a Maclaren being loaded onto a recovery wagon!), then a bog standard grey moggy westbound on the M4 shortly before a Fulvia on a suspended tow going in the opposite direction.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Will Anderson » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:10 pm

This

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Easy to get if you check the plate online but how many would get it without the benefit of the internet. A new one on me.

A Strathcarron SC 5A

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

Postby MarkHawkins » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:18 pm

Lots of vintage hot rods at Santa Pod yesterday. Steering, brakes and suspension from another era with tuned flat head V8's and open bodies with no roll over bar - the ultimate toy to tinker with?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby ScimmyMike » Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:51 pm

On the way to Donington today and no it didn't go there as it carried on where we left the M1
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Tinker man » Wed May 03, 2017 2:16 pm

Ok, so not a car, but it is in the grounds of the MOT station i took the MGB to today... Classic Auto of Winsford. a more than mild tenuous link.... but interesting i thought! not something i was expecting to see.

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

Postby myredscimitar » Fri May 05, 2017 3:51 pm

No photo ( lucky for you )

Just saw a new Bentley drive through our village. Paint was fluorescent pink, it looked a bit like a giant marshmallow going up the road.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Sat May 06, 2017 6:37 am

Love the Jowett Jupiter, Mike...
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby manny » Sat May 06, 2017 9:49 am

maroon F reg BMW M6 heading towards M42 south \M6 Junction.....followed by a bright blue Karmann Ghia -- gave me the thumbs up ! ( SS1)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby philhoward » Sat May 06, 2017 10:11 am

myredscimitar wrote:No photo ( lucky for you )

Just saw a new Bentley drive through our village. Paint was fluorescent pink, it looked a bit like a giant marshmallow going up the road.

Was speaking to someone a few weeks ago who saw it going down the production line at Bentley - it stood out..
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