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

Postby Coupe' Racing » Sun May 07, 2017 11:41 am

In Castle Brom today a Rover Metro convertible
On the M6 a silver baby Élan and a lime green Europa
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby philhoward » Sun May 07, 2017 7:12 pm

Outdoes the Mk2 Fiesta (and not an XR2) I saw earlier!

Oh - and an XJ6 S3.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Gillsfan » Mon May 08, 2017 6:47 am

Saw both of these in Somerton over the weekend
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby landowner » Mon May 08, 2017 7:41 am

Seen Saturday on Lymm services M6

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

Postby philhoward » Mon May 08, 2017 7:49 am

One for the pop-up headlights list I think?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby manny » Mon May 08, 2017 8:00 am

yesterday- M42 northbound - winged Zakspeed turbo Capri replica boomed by follows by MK1, 2, 3 capris in convey, - my daughter got a few pics so will add those later- guessing there was a capri meet at Donington - all waved at us - lovely lot

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

Postby scimjim » Mon May 08, 2017 8:46 am

philhoward wrote:One for the pop-up headlights list I think?


Already in there I think? That particular car is the only one in UK and believed to possibly be the only surviving RHD version (of 27 built).
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Mon May 08, 2017 8:52 am

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

Postby Oldconn » Mon May 08, 2017 10:09 am

This week's puzzle - just to keep Roger on his toes!
1 - What name/marque?
2- Where was it made?
3 - What's the power unit?

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

Postby Gillsfan » Mon May 08, 2017 12:14 pm

Tinker man wrote: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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I almost certainly worked on that :-)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby superleggo » Tue May 09, 2017 8:21 am

I stumbled across this stunning RR Phantom II at a small vintage fair in Cornwall at the weekend. It has had £300k spent on it in the last few years. Whilst it did look very good I am not sure have you spend £300k on parts and labour!

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

Postby scimjim » Tue May 09, 2017 8:31 am

I'd rather have the Bug :-)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Tue May 09, 2017 11:08 pm

...That RR Phantom is stunning! I often think that some of the smaller ones such as the 20/25 seem really good value today when you see what is paid for some pretty mediocre stuff...
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby manny » Wed May 10, 2017 6:47 am

yesterday during my lunch walk- spotted a Mk1 fiesta peeking out of a garage ( i thought it was a super sport) the owner was doing a spot of gardening- when i quizzed him- he was first impressed with the fact i knew what a super sport was !!..turns it was a 1.1 popular with go faster stripes, i had a good look around it - not an once of rust of the arches...6700 miles on the clock! :shock: ...and a (suspect kit car) 308 GTB...pics soon!
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby gtmart » Wed May 10, 2017 7:44 am

landowner wrote:Seen Saturday on Lymm services M6

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