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    Re: Scheldt and Pettet Stratos where is it now?

    Wow, I missed the thread back in 2018, Chris you ARE the Stratos Yoda!!!

    I think you need to write a book, pretty sure the whole 'Stratos' world would learn a thing or two.

    Excellent picture of...
  2. Re: Jaguar sues a bloke who build a replica - and wins!

    Maybe jlr or whoever 'owns' them should tread carefully, did jaguar not rip off the Disco Volante for their overrated e type thing back in the late fifties? ... glass houses and all that.

    Norm is...
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    Re: Jay Leno's Garage

    I winced when Jay slammed the boot, reminds me of when my brother repeatedly slammed my Beta glove box then said it was broken! (after years of being in Beta's & being told how the catches work!) My...
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    Re: Strato polonez from Poland

    That would have buffed out.:(
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    Re: Lockdown advice from Boris

    On it as we speak, many silver linings to lockdowns;)
  6. Thread: 2021

    by westonTB
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    Re: 2021

    Happy new year to all and good riddance to 2020!
    I celebrated the new year sitting by the fire reading the gov IVA book! Looking forward to this year and an almost definite IVA fail!
    Take care out...
  7. Thread: Guy Croft

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    Re: Guy Croft

    Good call Norm, I have put a link on the Beta forum.

    I understand the high book value, mine has quite a few oily fingerprints throughout! used as it should be... like the cars:cool:
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    Re: Matt's Stradale

    Wow... what else can you add! Just gorgeous.
  9. Re: The proposed ban on the sale of new petrol/diesel cars in 2030.

    I love running my hybrid Beta coupe... it has a 12v battery and a really efficient 1600 engine that does 47.8mpg on a run , she is 41 yrs young, now tax exempt and saving the planet as I have been...
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    Re: Hello from Yorkshire!

    Hi Richard,

    I have a Hawk Stradale LHD that is approximately 77.8% +/- completed , it runs, stops and has no exhaust so makes a glorious noise!

    We live in the Peak District, feel free to call...
  11. Thread: Guy Croft

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    Re: Guy Croft

    That is really sad news , what a loss to everyone, a top bloke. I also had the pleasure of meeting him at Phil's, Guys enthusiasm and love for the Lampredi was super obvious to say the least:)

    It...
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    Re: Calendar time again!

    I think Guys idea of his 13 pics is a great idea;)... some as Stradale, some Gp4, some Gp4 Pirelli, having them all as a calendar makes it easier for me as reference pics/panel gaps etc!
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    Re: Harry's Garage - Beta Volumex and 037

    Anytime you want to use mine Guy you are more than welcome, given the choice between the grale or the Beta I will pick the Beta any day over the grale... hence the grale being sorn'd.

    Best scalp...
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    Re: Harry's Garage - Beta Volumex and 037

    A great review and pretty accurate appraisal, I have been lucky to have been using my 1.6 carb Beta as pretty much a daily for the last 22 years and it still impresses me every time, she will waft...
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    Re: Wanted - Hawk Beta Engine Mounts

    Sorry Chris , lacking in spares, Mark W showed me some lovely new mounts at Beta HQ the other year, think they are on the Beta club site.
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    Re: Hawk Stratos for Sale

    Lets hope whoever wins it does not bin the Lampredi, vx or not hopefully the crank will be ok and they are pretty much all worth saving.

    Even Norm's boat anchor Lampredi 'lives' on ;)
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    Re: Does anyone make a good 037 kit?

    Mick's 037 kits do look excellent , he has helped me in the past with integrale parts , top bloke & he seriously knows his stuff.
  18. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    That looked like a lot of fun, wish I could have made it. Robins paint job is just perfect, love it :)
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    Re: Big News Folks

    Hi Guy,

    It was his mates Aprilia, later discovered he was being driven in a Lancia scout car towards the end of the war, then the wait started to save/earn for his first Flavia coupe in 1964, our...
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    Re: Big News Folks

    I have never really followed the football but my Grandpa ( who got the Lancia bug in 1939) supported Liverpool so that is good enough for me!
    Forza Liverpool, Nice one!!!:).
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    Re: Wanted, Beta Gear Lever Joint

    Sorry Chris, these were the kind of parts that the heathens scrapped when so many Beta's went that way, the only one I have is on the Hawk.
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    Re: Handy garage tools

    A good bottle of red... & the odd safety beer.
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    Re: Driving a LHD Stratos in the UK

    Love LHD although this is based on sixteen years of integrale driving, prefer it to RHD on every level, gear change, more thought for overtaking, anonymity and as Norm says... proximity to the curb...
  24. Thread: SEC Tax Disc

    by westonTB
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    Re: SEC Tax Disc

    Yep, we will need a Lampredi one but I will leave the Fire powered Seicento out!

    One perfect day it would be good to have powered by Dino&Weber . . . (dream on!)
  25. Thread: SEC Tax Disc

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    Re: SEC Tax Disc

    Absolutely brilliant idea, put me down for a couple of sets minimum as it may well spread to some of my other motley collection.
    Nice one Chris.:).
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