Classic cars on the road

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Nice.. was that in West Norwood/Tulse Hill LawrenceImage.. looks familiar that road. :?
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Grant wrote:Nice.. was that in West Norwood/Tulse Hill LawrenceImage.. looks familiar that road. :?
Was on the opposite side of the river mate, Primrose Hill.

How’s that MkII of yours?
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Arcnewal wrote:How’s that MkII of yours?
Ive got one I use everyday Lawrence but the other 1 is still an ongoing project Mr Man :P >> I'm sure you've seen the daily runabout 1 Lawrence but here's a pic anyway, but I am taking this off the road soon to put a manual gearbox in this one ready for the summer :lol: >>
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Avoid that paint shop.
Nice car though.
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kees wrote:Avoid that paint shop.
Nice car though.
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I like the colour though. I should have taken a picture from the back: the spare wheel mounted on the rear was the original and probably half the size of the others. I can’t see how that would work if there was a flat...
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Spotted this 205 on A38 Nr Ashburton earlier .

Can anyone name the 2nd vehicle in the picture ?

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Isn't it an AT-AT or something?
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Close enough Shaun. (AT-ST Walker)

Was built as a playhouse a few years back.

Now besides the A38 upsetting the locals !

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From the front number plate it would seem to be a California car which seems to indicate that it does rain there sometimes.
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TR2?
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Bristol 405 Drophead Special
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Dean wrote:Bristol 405 Drophead Special
Well done Dean! That's so close I must let you have it.
A now defunct firm called Brabazon made it from a 405 saloon after shortening the chassis to that of a 404 (I don't know why either)
They made a very tidy interior and even reduced the diameter of the signature Bristol steering wheel in view of the addition of power steering.
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They then put in a new engine to replace the original 2 litre Bristol unit.
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I bet it's rather quick
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Barrie wrote:
Dean wrote:Bristol 405 Drophead Special
Well done Dean! That's so close I must let you have it.
A now defunct firm called Brabazon made it from a 405 saloon after shortening the chassis to that of a 404 (I don't know why either)
They made a very tidy interior and even reduced the diameter of the signature Bristol steering wheel in view of the addition of power steering.
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They then put in a new engine to replace the original 2 litre Bristol unit.
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I bet it's rather quick

That shifter is just so wrong, it would be better suited for sale in a sex shop,, :shock: :D
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Nevertheless, I still like those Bristols!

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