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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:32 pm 
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I saw this today when I was enquiring about having a custom made exhaust for my 1850.
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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
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I keep on seeing this Morris Minor at my local railway station so I finally took a photo.
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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

"I can help you stop smoking in bed. Buy a water bed and fill it with petrol." - Bob Monkhouse OBE (1928-2003)


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:00 am 
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I saw this today when I was enquiring about having a custom made exhaust for my 1850.
Why were you enquiring about that - you've only just fitted a stainless steel one?


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:17 am 
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I think Dave posted that in October last year! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:01 pm 
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Doh!


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:51 pm 
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I'm going to add a few shots that I took at a GRRC Track Day last year.

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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
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That MG looks really nice and seems to be driven suitably hard too 8)

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I think it's the David Green MG that was at the Members Meeting.

He takes 'my line' into Woodcote, brake as late as possible through the first apex and kind of drift the car round the second giving you a good line for the chicane. He was able to carry a huge amount of speed through there.

The red Ferrari got black flagged for being too noisy, it sounded spine tinglingly beautiful! Peter (who was driving it) was driving properly hard as well!


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
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This was in work for an mot:D

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And a couple of motorway spots.

A lagonda!

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A yugo

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And spotted this strange contraption outside someone's house. Art maybe?

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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
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Always liked those Lagonda's, but only to look at.

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We bought one of those Yugos new for our nanny when I was about 10. We hated it, the problem was that it was reliable and seemed to be bullet proof. Yoli (our Portuguese nanny) got rear ended by a Metro all it got was a bent bumper!

I must have a photo of it somewhere.

I can see a Metro and a Renault 5 in that photo, what is the other rust bucket? Chavette, sorry Chevette! :)


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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2016 8:00 pm 
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I saw another Morris Minor in the centre of Leeds today.
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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

"I can help you stop smoking in bed. Buy a water bed and fill it with petrol." - Bob Monkhouse OBE (1928-2003)


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I just about sprung a leak when I saw this gem on Friday.
In Junee, NSW, OZ.


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I just about sprung a leak when I saw this gem on Friday.
In Junee, NSW, OZ.
Ford model Y circa 1934?

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 Post subject: Re: Today's Top Spot
PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2016 6:39 pm 
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I just about sprung a leak when I saw this gem on Friday.
In Junee, NSW, OZ.
Ford model Y circa 1934?

Steve
Probably has more spares available than a Toledo :lol:

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