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by sid
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Currently drinking.....
Replies: 116
Views: 6746

Re: Currently drinking.....

orange & pineapple juice...cup of tea later. i'm a pub person,and always have a few beers Saturday nights,but won't be tonight obv's :cry:
i've never been a home boozer.
by sid
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Link to Pugh auction
Replies: 23
Views: 766

Re: Link to Pugh auction

Any one know if there is a list of purchased items from this auction, and what things went for? I’m particularly interested in item 256. i clicked on the original link,les,and it came up with the hammer prices. lot 256 was withdrawn from sale,'my' Herald estate went for £950. Companion estate went ...
by sid
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mild road rage
Replies: 31
Views: 727

Re: mild road rage

Only had impatient drivers overtake a couple of times in the last few months. Generally, they are really happy to see my Betty on the road. Quite often stopping for me and letting me take priority. Even get lorry drivers smiling and waving to me as we chunter along. a lot of us lorry drivers love t...
by sid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: scalextric
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: scalextric

my son's scalextric is in the loft..in a couple of years i will get it set up for my grandson :)
by sid
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Link to Pugh auction
Replies: 23
Views: 766

Re: Link to Pugh auction

i fancy the Herald estate as well..stable mate for my Herald convertible :)
by sid
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Security
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: Security

A few years ago I was on the team of Speed Watch volunteers in our village. Part of the official brief was that if any motorists stopped and started giving us grief of any sort, we were to call 999, explain that details that we were Speed Watch operating for the Council/Police and required assistan...
by sid
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Smart' motorways
Replies: 25
Views: 1549

Re: 'Smart' motorways

voted.as a hgv driver i've spotted a couple of stranded vehicles on a 'smart' m/way :(
by sid
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2129
Views: 324637

Re: Spotted today.

i spotted a well used green split-screen saloon in a yard off the A52 near Boston,with a 'for sale' sign in the window
by sid
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pins in tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 632

Re: Pins in tyres

ask your neighbours to keep an eye out for any low-life's loitering about..and mention it to your local beat bobby or pcso person,if you have one.
by sid
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dingle tunnel pictures
Replies: 16
Views: 596

Re: dingle tunnel pictures

i'd love to get the Karrier lorry out of there..looks ready for the road!
by sid
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Happy New Year to all Morris Minor owners
Replies: 11
Views: 451

Re: A Happy New Year to all Morris Minor owners

Happy New Year all! :)
by sid
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners
Replies: 23
Views: 988

Re: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners

Merry Christmas everyone :)
by sid
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member from Essex.
Replies: 18
Views: 693

Re: New member from Essex.

nice car,and welcome aboard Flywheel :)
i too had a side-valve Ford,a 100E Prefect,and also a Mk2 Consul with the vacuum wipers.great fun in heavy rain..not! :lol:
by sid
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Scrapyards
Topic: Not what they used to be!
Replies: 29
Views: 4930

Re: Not what they used to be!

back in the '70's there was a fantastic scrapyard in Whetstone,Leicestershire. owner was Tommy Simpson,and there was stacks of pre-war cars there,as well as all the '50's and later stuff rotting away.famously,one lad we knew paid Tommy £5 for a BSA A7ss motorbike combo got it home and got it running...
by sid
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Scrapyards
Topic: Tourer that just can't be saved
Replies: 13
Views: 820

Re: Tourer that just can't be saved

amazes me that folk can leave classics like the Moggy and the Fiat to just sit there and rot away :cry:
by sid
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: We Present Norman 1970 Pickup from the Greenies
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: We Present Norman 1970 Pickup from the Greenies

excellent job..well done Greenie! :)
by sid
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: April the 1963 Traveller - Restoration
Replies: 21
Views: 1036

Re: April the 1963 Traveller - Restoration

good luck with the restoration! another one saved :)
by sid
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Price of Travellers
Replies: 18
Views: 1201

Re: Price of Travellers

and in another couple of weeks it'll be dearer than his house in Spain! :lol:
by sid
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris auction
Replies: 9
Views: 665

Re: Morris auction

sold for 4 grand.