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by Mark Maniatt
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Want to Build a WWII 'Plane?
Replies: 6
Views: 902

Re: Anyone Want to Build a WWII 'Plane?

Got to be one for Wing Commander Payne! Quite where you would source two serviceable Rolls Royce Merlin engines from is anyone's guess.A couple of decent jet engines slung under each wing could be interesting.An extensive knowledge of wood work and in particular,ply wood could definitely be a plus!!...
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars
Replies: 47
Views: 5338

Re: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars

LPG will still be produced for the foreseeable so conversions will become much neater in appearance as they become the sole option for classics and you can still use your V8.Simples!
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NEWBY HALL Classic Vehicle Rally - Sunday 16th July 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: NEWBY HALL Classic Vehicle Rally - Sunday 16th July 2017

Long way for you Shaun anyway!!
by Mark Maniatt
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Yorkshire Area
Topic: Newby Hall Classic Vehicle Rally- Sunday 16th July 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 667

Newby Hall Classic Vehicle Rally- Sunday 16th July 2017

For details of this years Rally,please look in EVENTS on this Forum.
by Mark Maniatt
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NEWBY HALL Classic Vehicle Rally - Sunday 16th July 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 943

NEWBY HALL Classic Vehicle Rally - Sunday 16th July 2017

Howdy All, The North of England's Premier Classic Vehicle Rally takes place this year on Sunday 16th July at the beautiful Newby Hall and surrounding parkland,close to the historic city of Ripon. In a normal year,some 1,500 vehicles will be on display including some thirty Jensen's on our JOC Club s...
by Mark Maniatt
Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bereavement
Replies: 27
Views: 3174

Re: Bereavement

Very sad news.In my earliest days in the JOC,I kept hearing this name 'Kermit'.At one International,I mentioned this to Dave Newby."Come with me!" says Dave."This is Kermit and this is why you keep hearing that name"Well of course,suffice to say,I was more than amazed.John was gr...
by Mark Maniatt
Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old photo (1978?)
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Re: Old photo (1978?)

It could almost be mine
by Mark Maniatt
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another 50th Anniversary.
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Re: Another 50th Anniversary.

Well done Rich.I feel so strongly about this tragedy that I was in two minds to drive down to Aberfan myself.I guess our comments overlapped.Either way,massive respect to you for effectively representing the JOC. An interesting point.I recall clearly my families distress at the reports of this trage...
by Mark Maniatt
Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ABERFAN
Replies: 1
Views: 452

ABERFAN

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of this countries greatest ever tragedies.At approximately 9.15,a coal waste tip crashed down on Pantglas School in the Welsh town of Aberfan killing 116 seven to eleven year old children and 28 adults,some of whom were teachers.I was seven at the time and viv...
by Mark Maniatt
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European meeting in Germany 2017
Replies: 289
Views: 33057

Re: European meeting in Germany 2017

Hi Jens,
Not really bothered what you do.Saarburg sold it for us.Dont try to top that.You won't do it!!Put Denise and I down for a cosy double room.Our suitcases are packed already!!!See you there (where ever 'there' is)
Mark
by Mark Maniatt
Sun Oct 02, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A very special gift
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: A very special gift

I have the same brochure which came with my car.
by Mark Maniatt
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Yorkshire Area
Topic: NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

Re: NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 201

Say to you both.Hope the weathers fine Simon!
by Mark Maniatt
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:57 am
Forum: Yorkshire Area
Topic: NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

Re: NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 201

Hi Steve
Thanks for your reply.Your entry is in the post!
Regards
Mark
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NEWBY HALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW - 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 946

NEWBY HALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW - 2016

For details of this years show,please see Yorkshire Area in the AREAS section of the FORUM
by Mark Maniatt
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Yorkshire Area
Topic: NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

NEWBY HALL HISTORIC VEHICLE RALLY - SUNDAY 17th JULY 2016

Hello All, It barely seems credible, but its here once again,Newby Hall Historic Vehicle Rally 2016.As my digits skip neatly over the key board, I ponder where the best part of twelve months went,but went they did, so eyes down folks because here is you starter for ten re; this years clambake. For t...

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