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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Mandrake wrote: 11 Dec 2020, 10:16
Hell Razor5543 wrote: 22 Nov 2020, 16:07 Heading from Swindon to Southampton I spotted an off white Citroen DS (it turned off at J14). Reg PKE 306L, and it features in Wikipedia!!!

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... 63180).jpg
Hope you didn't see it driving or parked on the road as MOT check says the MOT expired on 5 July 2018! :lol:
First registered (UK)1998 but year of manufacture 1973. "Historic Vehicles" built or first registered over 40 years ago do not have to have an MOT but you must keep it in roadworthy condition, and you can apply for an exemption from Tax.

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Mandrake wrote: 11 Dec 2020, 10:16
Hell Razor5543 wrote: 22 Nov 2020, 16:07 Heading from Swindon to Southampton I spotted an off white Citroen DS (it turned off at J14). Reg PKE 306L, and it features in Wikipedia!!!

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... 63180).jpg
Hope you didn't see it driving or parked on the road as MOT check says the MOT expired on 5 July 2018! :lol:
Oops!!! It was definitely travelling (under its' own power) on the M4.
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Hell Razor5543 wrote: 11 Dec 2020, 12:03 Oops!!! It was definitely travelling (under its' own power) on the M4.
See my post above James it doesn't have to have an MOT

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I'm not sure if any of you are aware of "not 2 grand" but chris usually shares his life with rovers but this time he's got himself a Volcane :)

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Hi all! Been a long time since I posted here, happened to be watching a rally video from '86 this week and Lo and behold in the group B 2wd class was this cheeky lil chappy!
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And followed by
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Couple of talbot sunbeems too!
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Was that a Visa Timmo?
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It was indeed! 2 of them! So good to see them in amongst the bigger cars of the day!
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Any one watching the Salvage hunters car restoration shows (which has just ended) would have seen a very nice 2cv van on there.
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Spotted slowly rotting away and growing moss during my morning run today...
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Amazing what I see when I run in daylight!
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CitroJim wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:02 Spotted slowly rotting away and growing moss during my morning run today...
Should still be good for running over a few ploughed fields carrying a tray of eggs :-D



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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:08
CitroJim wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:02 Spotted slowly rotting away and growing moss during my morning run today...
Should still be good for running over a few ploughed fields carrying a tray of eggs :-D
I don't think that one's going anywhere any time soon Neil, It's alleged to have a broken chassis...

I feel quite sorry for it being abandoned like that :(
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CitroJim wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:02 Spotted slowly rotting away and growing moss during my morning run today...

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Amazing what I see when I run in daylight!
Take a note out with you next time you are passing Jim and pop it through the letterbox to see if it is for sale :) :)
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mickthemaverick wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:15
CitroJim wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 18:02 Spotted slowly rotting away and growing moss during my morning run today...

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Amazing what I see when I run in daylight!
Take a note out with you next time you are passing Jim and pop it through the letterbox to see if it is for sale :) :)
If I knew of anyone who might be interested I would... No interest to me as I have Daffodil to keep me amused :) The driveway contains three abandoned cars, one being an N plate Audi and another unidentified black fairly modern thing so I expect the owner is one of those who will never sell... A hoarder in other words...
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Nice spot over in Wolverton this afternoon.

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16TGS so a pretty nice spec if I'm remembering their trim levels right.
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