Things that made you smile today

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby lotusflasherman » Sun 28.05.2017, 22:15

dapinky wrote:
JMP wrote:By the way, we also keep Bordeaux...


Not in my house, we dont - it seems to evaporate as soon as the bottle is opened :drunk:

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Giniw » Mon 29.05.2017, 14:41

:D

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby JMP » Mon 29.05.2017, 15:44

Hello!

It is the 1600 cc Ford Kent. Xflow. Enough for such a light car (84 BHP for about 500 Kg).

As can be seen from the bonnet with its air intake for the double core Weber, it is not the very rare SS (twin cam), a batch of 13 only was made.

Beautiful car I've been dreaming of for 3 decades, but with the weather we have nowadays while running in traffic I discover the "charms" of old cars and vapor lock... :roll:

Something we do not have with our M100!

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Giniw » Mon 29.05.2017, 16:49

Thanks ^^
lol, too bad about the vapour lock. Did you have to wait for a long time before it cools down?
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby JMP » Mon 29.05.2017, 18:19

It started not too far from my destination and I only encountered acceleration problems. By doing things smoothly I was able to reach my box.

Thank you for enquiring.

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Giniw » Mon 29.05.2017, 18:41

:-)
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby simonbuk » Tue 30.05.2017, 17:27

For those whose wife keeps kerbing those expensive alloys -
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby GeoffSmith » Tue 30.05.2017, 22:27

simonbuk wrote:Can anybody notice the optional extra they didn't go for ?!

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Same option as the Spanish XR3i!

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You also see a lot of cardboard/plastic/wooden wheel protectors in Spain - I presume they're cheap UV protection for rubber.
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby simonbuk » Wed 31.05.2017, 12:25

I guess that would have to be illegal in the UK ?!
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby rip » Wed 31.05.2017, 14:45

Some vans only have rear visibility from side mirrors, so logically there should be nothing wrong with having no rear screen.
The law is not always logical though.
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby lotusflasherman » Wed 31.05.2017, 19:35

It's quite useful to know the laws of the country you live in :lol: ... assuming there's a door mirror on the other side the XR3i would be legal.

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Dave Eds » Wed 31.05.2017, 20:40

rip wrote:Some vans only have rear visibility from side mirrors, so logically there should be nothing wrong with having no rear screen.


A bit like an Evora then! :smt103
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby simonbuk » Tue 20.06.2017, 15:12

You love your Alfa Romeo so much when you -

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Turn it into a Ferrari !!

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Giniw » Fri 30.06.2017, 19:54

A little cover of Thunderstruck:
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Artaban » Fri 30.06.2017, 22:05

Thats excellent :clap: :clap: :D :D

I also like this cover of Thunderstruck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAWkLsWQCY8
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby simonbuk » Tue 04.07.2017, 13:51

Prototype Ferrari FXX found !!

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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby novacaine » Tue 04.07.2017, 14:26

simonbuk wrote:Prototype Ferrari FXX found !!

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Is that a Fiat Coupe? I know they were nicknamed 'the baby Ferrari' but that poor car!
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby simonbuk » Tue 04.07.2017, 15:03

Don't honestly know. They are normally a Pontiac Fierio(sp?). Only way would be for me to wait around until he pulled away spinning his wheels !! :burnout:
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby dapinky » Tue 04.07.2017, 21:59

More like a Ferrari FFS than an FXX :shock:
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Re: Things that made you smile today

Postby Rambo » Wed 05.07.2017, 09:26

dapinky wrote:More like a Ferrari FFS than an FXX :shock:


It could also be the Ferrari OMG :shock: Very difficult to tell the FFS and OMG variants apart

PS looks a bit like a bastardised Fiat X1-11 :twisted:
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