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    Re: Shades in France

    Tim, don't let it get to you. If he's ended up buying the wrong car, more fool him for not doing due diligence. You can't blame him for looking at a Porsche though - they seem to be the make of car...
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    Re: Swindon Race Engines - 24 valve

    Ouch! But just do what the Lancia rally team did back in the day - bomb about without the clam. Keep a torch in the car for when it gets dark. ;)
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    Re: Swindon Race Engines - 24 valve

    Having a car that refuses to pass its IVA, I don't associate any noise at all with a Stratos. Apart from maybe the sound of sobbing....
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    ....uh-huh... ;)

    As a bona-fide Scot, I can give you a discount which takes your payment to 13, saving you the princely sum of....nowt :)

    Chris, while I'm here - money sent, in 2 lots cos I'm...
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Note from the Chairman - Just in case anyone's concerned that Chris might abscond with the Calendar Loot, rest assured we've got him chained to a security ring concreted into the floor of his gaff,...
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    Re: Chrome plating

    Old runners? Think I might have a David Bedford somewhere at the back of the shed. Prob not the easiest thing to plate, but deffo leave the socks out.
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Yes, it'll only be a little prick. Oh hang on....
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Just use an old pic of me, then you'd only have to add a six-pack, biceps and change the colour from "pasty white" to "bronze". Already had the hair....sigh

    As for the blue wheels....it's my...
  9. Sticky: PayPal Recurring Payments - club subscriptions, etc.

    It seems it's that time of year again, when people get confused over their annual club subscriptions and don't know what they've got, or pay twice, etc. and then end up asking our erstwhile treasurer...
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Next year we could threaten peeps with naked pics of the committee to fill the calendar, if you don't get enough of the cars. That should do the trick. In fact several will be keeling over right now,...
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Thanks for all the hard work, Pete. I just hope that you've alternated the pics of your and Jim's cars so we don't get 6 consecutive months of each :)
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    Re: Late Brake Show Tour #3 - Manchester

    Yeah, I was off in the background, closely studying the inside of Richard's wallet and being amazed that anyone could have that much dosh. :)
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    Re: Late Brake Show Tour #3 - Manchester

    I already asked him, at Stoneleigh :) But what I meant was, a fully-built thingy with all new parts including motor, box, and that - where would you get a new Dino motor?
    The MST Escorts start at...
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    Re: Late Brake Show Tour #3 - Manchester

    Yeah, Richard's. Who else's would it be...you know what a publicity-seeking tart he is :)

    Actually, it was a good do. Plenty of room to get round the cars, definitely not crowded despite there...
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    Re: Graham Bates Photos

    All I can say is, Strat owners musta been a lot slimmer back when those photos were taken - how they levered themselves out of the cars in that second pic is beyond me! Unless they were covered in...
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    Re: Calendar 2022

    Not sure anyone's ever managed to take any pics of me cos the cameras keep breaking... no idea why....
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    Re: Steering Wheel

    I'm guessing those numbers he's asking won't be pence.....no, thought not
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    Re: September day out

    I concur, great day at Gordon's, and Big Ta to him for putting the thing on. Unfortunately I didn't get to chat with everyone - maybe we can arrange time slots to talk to each other next time, or...
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    Re: RALLYDAY CASTLECOMBE 25th SEPTEMBER 2021

    Indeed, great to see that many cars out. Altho everyone seems to have been several times....or was it Rally Groundhog Day.... :)
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    Re: Fake Supercars?

    We were lucky, we had about 22 characters (yes, I can count, but not all were in that shot).

    Jim, someone musta told you what was said....it was the top agenda item ;)
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    Re: Fake Supercars?

    As the aforementioned "lecturer", I feel it necessary to inform y'all that I was doing my civic duty by telling the Club Reprobates not to pull faces at the nice people, not to steal out of handbags...
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    Re: Lancia Stratos at Vernasca 2021

    That dash design reminds me of the original Lotus Elite from the late 50s - early 60s. First time I've seen it in a Stratos!
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    Re: Mandatory speed limiters from June 2022

    Looks like there might be some hope regarding this... just been reading about the govt's plan to axe a load of EU laws, such as bringing back imperial measurements and allowing those crowns on...
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    Re: Mandatory speed limiters from June 2022

    This is something I've mentioned previously and which seems to have passed most peeps by. The idea is that the car will use its fwd-facing camera which all cars need to have these days for lane...
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    Re: Birthday wishes

    That's a let-down...was gonna come and visit but I'll not bother now. Although having a place in Spain ain't bad either, I suppose ;)
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