Practical Classics Round Britain Run

A place to discuss any upcoming meets, club rallies and general get togethers.

Moderator: RichardW

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 40913
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
x 939

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by CitroJim » 11 May 2018, 10:55

Puxa, a 405 is DEFINITELY a bona fide classic now ;)

They were bangeromics once but not now...

User avatar
Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur
donor 2018
Posts: 817
Joined: 22 Apr 2013, 17:24
x 118

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 11 May 2018, 16:33

thanks Jim: now.... 100 times

I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he's gonna think I'm not listening
I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he will realise I'm a f***wit!
I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he's just gonna get pee'd off wiv me

:-D

realisation as I wrote the date on summat a few min's ago, 7 years ownership today, 181 to 259k

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 6271
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 308

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 May 2018, 17:05

Trainman wrote:
11 May 2018, 06:12
I had a run up to the Lakeland Motor Museum yesterday, there were about 30 car's in attendance, only the 2 previously mentioned Citroen's. I stuck the C5 in the main car park


You may have noticed AA Box 553 on display at the museum, but one of the 19 still in their original roadside locations, was....a mere 18.5 miles away!

It is also one of the 5 remaining AA boxes in the FCF Challenge :-D

Regards Neil

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 40913
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
x 939

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by CitroJim » 11 May 2018, 17:28

Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur wrote:
11 May 2018, 16:33
thanks Jim: now.... 100 times

I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he's gonna think I'm not listening
I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he will realise I'm a f***wit!
I MUST believe Jim when he says its a Classic.... else he's just gonna get pee'd off wiv me

:-D



:rofl2:

And I trust yo do now believe Puxa!

Otherwise it'll be another 100 lines [-X

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 6271
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 308

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 13 May 2018, 00:12

Well the final destination was in my neck of the woods but have only just realised tonight, that it was today (Saturday) the cars were at Bamburgh! All week I was imagining it was Sunday for some reason.

Nice photogenic finish for them.

https://www.facebook.com/PracticalClass ... 92/?type=3

Regards Neil

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 40913
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
x 939

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by CitroJim » 13 May 2018, 05:42

That's one gorgeous castle :D

User avatar
van ordinaire
donor 2017
Posts: 1515
Joined: 23 Jun 2015, 14:45
x 133

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by van ordinaire » 26 May 2018, 23:45

Your average Stag owner wouldn't open the bonnet because if they knew what was under it - it would scare them too much! (this I know from a very good friend who was big in the SOC)

User avatar
white exec
Moderating Team
Posts: 3059
Joined: 21 Dec 2015, 13:46
x 376

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by white exec » 27 May 2018, 07:53

There do seem to be two sorts of Classic cars . . .
Those that the owners pay someone else to maintain and look after, and investing their money in;
Those whose the owners understand, work on, and invest their time in.

Online
User avatar
Zelandeth
Donor 2016
Posts: 2784
Joined: 17 Nov 2014, 00:36
x 203

Re: Practical Classics Round Britain Run

Post by Zelandeth » 12 Jun 2018, 18:46

Having now received the July edition (subscriber, so not sure if it's in shops yet), I can now confirm that my Activa does appear in a couple of photos.