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by sid
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2252
Views: 383103

Re: Spotted today.

that's the one!
by sid
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2252
Views: 383103

Re: Spotted today.

heading south on the A34 today,was a green Minor campervan :o seen it in an article somewhere recently,but can't think where!
by sid
Sun May 23, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One for classic Vauxhall fans
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: One for classic Vauxhall fans

i love 50's and 60's Vauxhall's,in fact i've been thinking of adding a FB or FC Victor to my small fleet of classics..i'm just worried that i'd dissolve overnight,with their rust problems :(
does anyone on here run one? best of all i like the PB Cresta's..but very few left i'd imagine.
by sid
Tue May 11, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi All from newbie
Replies: 12
Views: 493

Re: Hi All from newbie

welcome aboard! my wife had a Tiger Cub,and was learning on a Honda 125 when she had a spill in the rain.that put her off riding for life. her 2 bikes were sold,but she still rode pillion.
by sid
Tue May 11, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This guy's got to having a laugh....surely?
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: This guy's got to having a laugh....surely?

jesus what a heap!
by sid
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introducing Elsie May
Replies: 28
Views: 1097

Re: Introducing Elsie May

lovely car..and a lovely name..my dear departed granny was Elsie May :)
by sid
Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2252
Views: 383103

Re: Spotted today.

yesterday i spotted a grey Moggy van,which was driving past Clarke's Garage at Weedon..who have a red Moggy van painted in their own livery :)
by sid
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smart motorways - Go Left safety campaign
Replies: 26
Views: 1086

Re: Smart motorways - Go Left safety campaign

as a hgv driver of many years..i wouldn't drive on a 'smart' motorway in a car with no hazard lights.if you do break down in a modern,you have a chance of sticking your hazards on hopefully giving notice to other road users you have a problem,before getting out the vehicle very quickly! i have seen ...
by sid
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Value of our Minors
Replies: 30
Views: 1273

Re: Value of our Minors

i see that a new coal mine has been given permission to open in Whitehaven,Cumbria. it will produce 'coking' coal..will this be suitable for the Steam boys? of course,friends of the earth are up in arms :o and no doubt Swampy will hot-footing his way up there as soon as he has put a stop to the HS2 ...
by sid
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2252
Views: 383103

Re: Spotted today.

spotted a 'well used' 2 door saloon in Portsmouth on saturday,with a lady driver :)
by sid
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you make of this?
Replies: 13
Views: 1328

Re: What do you make of this?

it's a focal point,and serving a purpose i suppose.headlamps look a bit silly though!
by sid
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help in the nottingham area?
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: help in the nottingham area?

oh,ok thanks.always used to be several Minors parked outside,and occasionally there has been the odd one there in recent times.
by sid
Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help in the nottingham area?
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: help in the nottingham area?

as no one local to you seems to be able to help,Houghton Garage on the A47 south of Leicester is/was a Moggy specialist.perhaps too far but worth a call? 0116 2416132.
by sid
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash
Replies: 48
Views: 3152

Re: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash

Mathewsons' Company 'runaround',was a Minor van :) but just looked it up,and they sold it at auction.
by sid
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare Standard model on eBay
Replies: 10
Views: 789

Re: Rare Standard model on eBay

what the winning bidder needs to do first of all is fit disc brakes... :wink: :lol:
by sid
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many tools is enough?
Replies: 21
Views: 1073

Re: How many tools is enough?

depends how many vehicles you are trying to restore/keep going,and how many garages/sheds full of old wrecks/classic vehicles you have! i've got 3 cars and 3 motorcycles and presently fitting a sidecar onto my 1958 Matchless..spanners everywhere :lol:
by sid
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servicing A Minor Benny Hill Style
Replies: 17
Views: 1222

Re: Servicing A Minor Benny Hill Style

brilliant clip :D think there's a few things on there that would have the PC brigade in meltdown :(
by sid
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Stolen!
Topic: Moggy stolen from Stanhope!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: Moggy stolen from Stanhope!!

this Moggy has been found safe and well! :D :D :D :D
by sid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Mildred
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: Project Mildred

not seen this before..was half expecting it to be about the 'well-used' convertible i see now and again in the Lidl car park :) Do you mean the one with the leaky sump that keeps backfiring? not heard it running! as a visiting lorry driver,i've seen it parked there a few times. are you an IoW resid...