Classic for under £10K

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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Well above the definition of this thread but also rare enough to warrant a mention I think, I have never forgotten the image of James May standing in front of one to reveal that his knee was higher than the bonnet line!! : :-D
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Having missed the Zoe Gibbo perhaps its time to look more upmarket? :-D
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https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/auction ... %3D.X5QLxS
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Or maybe Chris and Gibbo can get into a fight over this one!! :-D
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https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/auction ... %3D.X5QLxS
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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mickthemaverick wrote:
13 Sep 2021, 12:37
Well above the definition of this thread but also rare enough to warrant a mention I think, I have never forgotten the image of James May standing in front of one to reveal that his knee was higher than the bonnet line!! : :-D
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Having missed the Zoe Gibbo perhaps its time to look more upmarket? :-D
Details here:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/auction ... %3D.X5QLxS
A most interesting read, but am I misunderstanding something? In the ad, the 4th photo down (counting the first group as one) is of a pile of service invoices, the most recent on top.

Does the first line of the top invoice not say "Recover the vehicle from marsh"? Can anyone explain?
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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I've had my fill of classic cars Mick really think they're for show only nowadays. :-D
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Armidillo wrote:
13 Sep 2021, 12:59
mickthemaverick wrote:
13 Sep 2021, 12:37
Well above the definition of this thread but also rare enough to warrant a mention I think, I have never forgotten the image of James May standing in front of one to reveal that his knee was higher than the bonnet line!! : :-D

AML.jpg

Having missed the Zoe Gibbo perhaps its time to look more upmarket? :-D
Details here:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/auction ... %3D.X5QLxS
A most interesting read, but am I misunderstanding something? In the ad, the 4th photo down (counting the first group as one) is of a pile of service invoices, the most recent on top.

Does the first line of the top invoice not say "Recover the vehicle from marsh"? Can anyone explain?
Marsh Devon https://getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk ... east-devon Just across the county boundary. :)
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Either as Gibbo says or possibly from March in the fens not far from the dealer and a mispell on the bill! :)
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Or it's been bog swimming. :-D
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Since the writer of the bill Used Capitals For Every Word I think a little confusion is Not Surprising!
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Here's an opportunity to get into one of Peugeot's best ever cars: :-D
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https://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk/ev ... t-405-mi16
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Or for the more discerning buyer from the same sale: :)
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Or maybe an upgrade for our Jim's white fleet!! :-D
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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mickthemaverick wrote:
12 Sep 2021, 10:09
Opportunity for someone to take on the role of FCF Policeman!! :-D

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This made an appearance on "Bangers and Cash". I have just seen it in a repeat.
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
19 Sep 2021, 18:21
This made an appearance on "Bangers and Cash". I have just seen it in a repeat.
James your powers of obsevation are impressive!! (Note the 4th line in the Advert!) :-D
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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mickthemaverick wrote:
19 Sep 2021, 18:26
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
19 Sep 2021, 18:21
This made an appearance on "Bangers and Cash". I have just seen it in a repeat.
James your powers of observation are impressive!! (Note the 4th line in the Advert!) :-D
I didn't read the advert, I just remembered the FCF post! Mind you, my observation skills seem to match your spelling ones! :-D It went for £5,500.
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Re: Classic for under £10K

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I was under the impression that the FE Victor and the Opel Rekord used the same floorpan. When I was on holiday in the early 70s with my parents the centre rubber mounting of the two-piece propshaft started to give trouble with a thumping rattle type of noise. We were on our way from Spain to France via Andorra and I located the GM Opel dealer in the AA continental touring guide and we went there.

The mechanic put the car on a lift ramp and went underneath, He did the sucking through his teeth noise and shook his head. In my extremely poor Spanish I said "Es mismo Opel Rekord" ("The same as Opel Rekord") and he looked surprised. Anyway, I don't know what he did but a day or so later we picked the car up and continued the journey.

I suppose you could argue that sharing a floorpan is not the same as designing the look of the car panels, which was clearly British.