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Post by Crowther » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:33 pm

It definitely wins on snow-to-scim ratio.


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Post by demonbluedays » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:33 pm

Still say should have got her out there :P

Although to be fair I live the opposite end of town to Phil and my God was it like stepping into Narnia up there :shock:

Had to take a bus to check if the route was viable,

Having my backside limpet me to the seat said no :lol:


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Post by RockerPhill » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:55 am

Thanks all :lol: she's all thawed out now! With any luck she'll be off for MOT Monday! Still a touch too salty on the roads but I'm far too itchy for my scimmy :shock: :shock: :D


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Post by demonbluedays » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:07 pm

Ooh where? It's my long weekend and if I can get free I'm so having a perv over flora and not a fleeting drive past like I've had


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Post by demonbluedays » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:52 pm

Scuse me ossifer Thomas what's the latest update on our yellow suspect?


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Post by RockerPhill » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:16 pm

demonbluedays wrote:
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Scuse me ossifer Thomas what's the latest update on our yellow suspect?
The old girl is tucked away in the garage until a nice sunny day hits us!


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Post by RockerPhill » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:45 pm

Flora update:

Very much enjoying being my prized possession. She lives very happily in my garage now and comes out on cool summer evenings when I’m not too busy arresting bad-guys.

I’ve moved house recently, and I still can’t quite believe how much stuff you can load into these incredibly practical old brutes.

Sadly I won’t be at curbs this year due to work, but we’ll both be there in spirit. Might even drive her to the station that day!

Thanks to everyone over the years for teaching me how to get her to where she is now. Couldn’t have done it without you all :)

P.s, see attached the newly finished TR7 project, Trevor!!
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Post by willholderogri » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:58 am

looking good phil
I once had all my disco gear all my camping gear me and the wife in the car(massive boots )


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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:01 am

Brilliant. Both cars look great


Is we sideways yet...

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Post by toolmanchris » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:32 am

willholderogri wrote:
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looking good phil
I once had all my disco gear all my camping gear me and the wife in the car(massive boots )
Is the size of your wife's feet really relevant :lol:


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Post by RockerPhill » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:00 am

toolmanchris wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:32 am
willholderogri wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:58 am
looking good phil
I once had all my disco gear all my camping gear me and the wife in the car(massive boots )
Is the size of your wife's feet really relevant :lol:
That had me roaring :lol: !!

didn’t take you for a disco person Will; that would be something to see! :D


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Post by Rev Light » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:21 am

He should let her sit in the front....


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Post by philhoward » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:27 am

Looking good, Phill :D


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Post by willholderogri » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:09 pm

RockerPhill wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:00 am
toolmanchris wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:32 am
willholderogri wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:58 am
looking good phil
I once had all my disco gear all my camping gear me and the wife in the car(massive boots )
Is the size of your wife's feet really relevant :lol:
That had me roaring :lol: !!

didn’t take you for a disco person Will; that would be something to see! :D
love the boots reply
Yes I used to do discos for bike rallies. a few weddings and my local pub.I MP3 all my music (took ages ) still have the original cds and ran two bookcase pcs with a kvm switch


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Post by RockerPhill » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:53 pm

Crikey Will; surely you should be DJ’ing curborough for us :D


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