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

Postby scimjim » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:01 am

Looked at a TVR Chimera in a storage facility yesterday (spit and polish job for Rich "posh twit" March) and next to it was a Fiat 132. My dad had one in the 80s after his 131 supermiafiori rusted away :-)

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

Postby Nick » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:34 am

Best thing to do with one of those, polish it and put it back in the garage :w
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby tanuki » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:53 am

Nick wrote:Best thing to do with one of those, polish it and put it back in the garage :w


:lol: :lol: :cry: :oops:
That's exactly what I did 3 years ago ... I really need to take care of mine and put it back on the road !
(exact same color btw ... Iris blue)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby roymck » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:10 pm

My son has a pre cat TVR Griffith , I tell him it gets 30 to the gallon as a journey of a 100 miles always means a return journey home via the RAC
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby ScimmyMike » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:15 pm

Collection from recent trips to NEC a few weekends back, Malmesbury and Bristol with an Aintree trip from this morning

Delightful Rochdale
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Some weird truck thingy
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The ubiquitous bus
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In stafford services
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barry boy on M6
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Body kit fitted where it touched, car appeared very lively to drive for sure twitching all over the place
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928 having a lift
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Series three also
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Some really flush git driving his Jensen to work along M6 this morning (jealous really wish I could afford the fuel for one)
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Also a VDP 1300 on the back of a trailer and some Bentley blower type car over Malmesbury way but didn't get shots of them.

Also spotted a turbo on the way to Cheshire, which Steve is it going to though?
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Nick » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:42 pm

Love the Rochdale (same colour as my Coupe?)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby greeny » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:55 pm

That's the new turbo for my van!!
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:25 pm

While walking round sunny Leamington Spa today, I passed 'Murphy's Bar and Emporium'. I didn't catch it on camera, but when we got nearer, the old TV Batman theme started blasting out and a short man dressed as Batman came charging out of the bar to the three wheeler. All of this was lost on my 13 year old daughter.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby MarkHawkins » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:31 pm

Some really flush git driving his Jensen to work along M6 this morning (jealous really wish I could afford the fuel for one)

Apparently, if you change the engine and gearbox out for something more modern (Corvette 6.2) you get 20 mpg + ..
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Will Anderson » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:24 pm

About a dozen Morgans on the B9015 between Rothes and Fochabers this afternoon. No photos as I was driving, and, yes, at least 2 had MOG plates! :D
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:29 pm

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

Postby Will Anderson » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:45 pm

scimjim wrote:Jockmog noggin?
Could have been but I can't find anything online about it. :?
Probably the most Morgans I have seen together at any time. :)
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Scimher » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:56 pm

In Leek passing me in opposite direction, today, was a mint-looking mid/late-sixties Sunbeam Alpine in bright red with a black soft top in position, despite the sunshine - we exchanged a wave.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby scimjim » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:08 pm

Will Anderson wrote:About a dozen Morgans on the B9015 between Rothes and Fochabers this afternoon. No photos as I was driving, and, yes, at least 2 had MOG plates! :D

Three French registered Mogs Northbound on the A417 this afternoon.
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Re: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Postby Old and Slow » Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:24 pm

Can't resist putting this picture up (I've already posted it on the Drive-It Day thread).
Well, it is a Non-Scimitar, isn't it! :D
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