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Post by IanF » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:53 pm

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Post by John » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:58 pm

That looks like it's about to get launched out of the back of a Hercules.

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Post by Peterlplp » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:25 am

or a funeral pyre on the banks of the ganges.

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Post by nuttinnew » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:56 pm

Poopy potato pics, but better than no pics;


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Talking of no pics, I saw one of these later but was driving;

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Post by 240PP » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:58 pm

Thought this was quite cool

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Post by nuttinnew » Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:35 pm

Ooh yeah 8-)
I think I've got a couple of those alloys nos in the original boxes.
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Post by Mike1215 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:34 pm

nuttinnew wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:56 pm
Poopy potato pics, but better than no pics;


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8-)

One of my favourite cars, the Junior Zagato.

I haven't seen one since I was in my early 20s

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Post by Matty » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:09 am

Spotted an MG ZT 260 in the wild! Had a Mustang badge in the same place as the one pictured below, which looked awful.

I'll let him off though, as it sounded immense. Lovely waffley rumble - still fetching 10k+ on the used market, it seems....
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Post by mik » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:37 am

I do still like them, although I maintain that they need another 80bhp minimum to complement the (lovely) soundtrack. A bit like tbe Passat W8.

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Post by integrale_evo » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:56 am

Yes, they really weren't powerful enough, the m3 at the time had been out four years and had 340bhp, the m5 of the era had 400bhp.

I think they're cool and sound nice, and would be something fun to tool around in at a couple of grand, but not at £10k!
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Post by ZedLeg » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:34 am

The version of the modular V8 that rover got was shite, 260bhp was as much as it ever made from the factory.

I’d quite like one tbh but I’d be tempted to swap in a later engine if I could.
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Post by Mike1215 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:37 am

integrale_evo wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:56 am
Yes, they really weren't powerful enough, the m3 at the time had been out four years and had 340bhp, the m5 of the era had 400bhp.

I think they're cool and sound nice, and would be something fun to tool around in at a couple of grand, but not at £10k!
Yes, they needed to make the ZT385 into full scale production to compete power-wise - but they binned the idea after making the tourer version and a couple of saloons for management

Much more exciting with nearly 400bhp

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Post by Coaster1 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:48 pm

integrale_evo wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:56 am
Yes, they really weren't powerful enough, the m3 at the time had been out four years and had 340bhp, the m5 of the era had 400bhp.

I think they're cool and sound nice, and would be something fun to tool around in at a couple of grand, but not at £10k!
Good spot. Cool and interesting car but £10k? I’d rather have this E55 estate.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3327514118

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Post by nuttinnew » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:12 pm

A B-17 :o
It might be off down Mito's way; hopefully it is and he's there and he can get some pics.
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Post by Mito Man » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:20 pm

nuttinnew wrote:
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A B-17 :o
It might be off down Mito's way; hopefully it is and he's there and he can get some pics.
I’ll look out for it as I’m repainting my rear bumper outside. Just the usual Spitfires flying right now.
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Post by NotoriousREV » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:19 pm

Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Post by Sundayjumper » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:27 pm

I forgot to post last week - I saw a duck. Or a DUKW, if you’re picky. In military livery like this:

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Post by Mike1215 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:50 pm

Not many times you see these

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Post by Rich B » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:38 pm

What’s the most common car in your town?

Here’s mine:

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Re: Teh Spotted Thread

Post by mik » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:56 pm

Did you pop out for half a dozen eggs? Short-changed?

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