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by sid
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Scrapyards
Topic: Not what they used to be!
Replies: 29
Views: 3531

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: 545

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: 12
Views: 740

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: 20
Views: 595

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: 874

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: 528

Re: Morris auction

sold for 4 grand.
by sid
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Silly" choke cable question
Replies: 11
Views: 523

Re: "Silly" choke cable question

use a clothes peg! :)
by sid
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little shocked
Replies: 14
Views: 860

Re: A little shocked

i've built up a stock of spares for my car,engine and gearbox and electrical stuff.
must get some panels before much longer..just in case!
by sid
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Limeflower
Replies: 18
Views: 766

Re: Limeflower

limeflower not my favourite colour either!
by sid
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member...
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Re: New member...

welcome aboard! :)
by sid
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris Minor Campervan?
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Morris Minor Campervan?

i googled it,and looks like a few have been done :o
wouldn't fancy it in high cross-winds though!
by sid
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2109
Views: 311900

Re: Spotted today.

i was at the A47 event too :) it's usually held on bank holiday Monday's,but they've put a couple of Saturday shows in this year.
by sid
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: long distance driving
Replies: 39
Views: 1621

Re: long distance driving

I love the photograph. Unfortunately I have stopped riding now due to a bad shoulder injury which really frustrates me. I was thinking of maybe linking a smaller fuel tank sitting on the floor over the existing tank or just remove both a fit a larger tank I have not decided yet. Mind you I could al...
by sid
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2109
Views: 311900

Re: Spotted today.

a green Traveller,being recovered by the AA on the M6,yesterday. hopefully nothing serious.
by sid
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: How many A-series cars have you owned?
Replies: 21
Views: 1228

Re: How many A-series cars have you owned?

1 Traveller
1 Minor van
1 1100
2 A40 Farina's.always had a soft spot for these..one was SCO 449,used to go all over the place in that one :)
1 A35 saloon...though that was the wife's at the time.
by sid
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remember the scrappage scheme?
Replies: 10
Views: 766

Re: Remember the scrappage scheme?

what a waste :evil:
a good number of those ex-owners will be deeply regretting weighing in their Moggy/Herald/Beetle/Daimler/MG etc etc,now or in the near future,for some worthless piece of junk,that has probably already fell to pieces.shame on them :evil:
by sid
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2109
Views: 311900

Re: Spotted today.

Shropshiremoggie wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:20 pm
Super looking Herald , I agree with Les ——I ‘d move it !!!!!
i'm not keen on the brown colour though..wedgewood blue would be better :)
by sid
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Wishing all MMOC forum users and members a Happy Christmas
Replies: 16
Views: 1497

Re: Wishing all MMOC forum users and members a Happy Christmas

..and a happy New Year! :D
by sid
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2109
Views: 311900

Re: Spotted today.

driving past Houghton Garage,on the A47 south of Leicester,i spotted a black split screen Minor parked up on the forecourt.this garage used to MM specialists not so long ago..perhaps still are?