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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Fri 20.03.2015, 15:37

Although I'm still not allowed to drive, thought I'd take the opportunity whilst the weather was ok and my shoulder is
feeling a lot stronger. Took the onsie off and rolled 'Merlot' out of the garage. Made the suttle change and rolled her
back in the garage and put the onsie back on. Plan is still to get MOT and service done mid/late April and taxed from
1st May. Have already booked some shows in May so looking forward to getting back on the road. :-D :-D

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Surprised you don't have clear side repeaters to go with the clear front ones. It makes the car look more contemporary IMO and they are a very cheap addition - well, compared to the front ones anyway :?



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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby lotusflasherman » Fri 20.03.2015, 16:20

Yeah - White looks much better on Silk Red too.

Was happy with original orange repeaters on my first Calypso Red/Pink (it faded) but when I replaced it with a Pacific Blue model they just had to go...
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Got mine through ebay - £5.79 posted through my letterbox. Listed as fitting a Mini - they say 'Classic Mini' to distinguish it from that bloated lump that BMW call a 'Mini'..

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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby lotustonybassplayer » Fri 20.03.2015, 19:45

Glad to hear your on the mend trevor, and you've done the clear lens mod 8)
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby HenriElan » Mon 23.03.2015, 22:38

Hi Trevor,

I just saw for the first time these nice pictures of your splendid M100. A rare colour I never saw in Holland. It was great that you joined 25th anniversary Elan M100 in Holland last November and probably we will meet again at the Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch in August.

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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Tue 24.03.2015, 09:30

HenriElan wrote:
Hi Trevor,

I just saw for the first time these nice pictures of your splendid M100. A rare colour I never saw in Holland. It was great that you joined 25th anniversary Elan M100 in Holland last November and probably we will meet again at the Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch in August.

Henri



Wow Henri you have dug out some old photo's, they were taken in 2012. :D
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Sun 12.04.2015, 18:36

The photographer who took this picture has been playing with some software and created this version of the above photo.







What do you think :?:

An interesting effect, I think.

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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby Artaban » Sun 12.04.2015, 20:49

I've always liked the overdone HDR (high dynamic range) photo. It give a nice effect especially with a dramatic sky as well. You could have had a bit of fun and just posted the HDR photo and persuaded us that you'd just had the car 3M wrapped and did we all think it was worth the £2k cost.
Anyway makes a great looking car look even better.
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Sun 17.05.2015, 18:28

Parked up nice and early today for our first show of 2015 at Faversham Transport Weekend.
Lovely day and good crowds. Photo taken early before the event was open hence nobody around :D

Trevor


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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Mon 25.05.2015, 20:57

Alongside this rare Lotus Sumbeam Talbot at Crystal Palace today.


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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Sun 21.06.2015, 18:01

2nd in Postwar Cars after 1965 class at the Bewl Water Vintage and Classic Rally today :-D
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby GeoffSmith » Sun 21.06.2015, 18:47

Congratulations Trevor..... BTW, did anyone try and revive the old dear behind you? :twisted:
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Mon 22.06.2015, 07:45

GeoffSmith wrote:Congratulations Trevor..... BTW, did anyone try and revive the old dear behind you? :twisted:


Thanks Geoff, I think she was still there when I left :lol: :lol:
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Mon 14.09.2015, 20:03

At Sunday's Kent Classic Car Show at The Prioriy, Aylesford with Jon and Michelle in their Esprit and S2 No.778.
Probably be my last show this year.

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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Sun 22.11.2015, 15:13

It would have been rude not too :!: A lovely crisp sunny day so she had to come out from under the onsie and go for a :burnout:
Then took these photo's on return. No wash or polish but still looking good seeing as it's been a few months since last taken
out as we have been away in Texas. (and before you ask NO it wasn't to visit our 'friend' there :lol: )

Plus these tyres need a workout before new one's are put on.


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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby mitreklov » Sun 22.11.2015, 18:42

Looking good Trevor, I wish mine had that much gleam :D
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Tue 16.02.2016, 18:16

A lovely 'sunny' afternoon so took the opportunity to take her out for a spin and stopped off at Rochester Castle.
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Sun 05.06.2016, 22:56

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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby Rambo » Mon 06.06.2016, 06:48

Scrubs up well Trevor. Nice shine :wink:
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby Rob P » Mon 06.06.2016, 09:12

Lovely looking car, and I see there are Clear side repeaters on the car now. :D
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Re: Latest pictures of 'Merlot'

Postby TrevorB » Mon 05.06.2017, 17:47

Some images from the shows I've been to this year, so far.

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