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    Random cool cars!

    A thread to post your cars that you have photo'd personally on your travels - I have found a few in my Flickr album that I reviewed today so it may be good to share:

    Here's Oakie about to take it for a spin
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    Must be an age thing, I just don't think that is cool.

    This though....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sim View Post
    Must be an age thing, I just don't think that is cool.

    This though....

    I’d agree. No modern McLaren is cool in my opinion. I’d love to rag one though!
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    Here's a couple of interesting things I've seen around and about locally recently



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    Good idea Floyd.

    Having not been into my Photobucket a/c in some considerable time,
    I had to go through that infuriatiating rigamarole of confirmation emails over and back...

    However having gone through the initial few pages of my PB library, I've picked out a few. Whether they're cool or relevant is for others to judge... Will add more to this thread when time and patience permits...

    Me -



    Some of you may recognise this Reg. -



    Lastly, Drifter James Deane’s man-cave -

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    I could spend years in a thread like this.

    "Fortunately, I'd taken a spare Gearbox, Turbo, Actuator, Banjo Connector, Steering Rack, Driveshafts, ECU, Wideband sensor, 57-51mm silicone reducing elbow and a Copper Banjo Washer." - Nige

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    I must take some Renault 4 pics, with their original purchaser still driving.
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    I should say that these photos will be only 1 per person per day, with the subject being anything 'you' think is cool or like.
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    Saw this in StAlbans once:
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    If a man speaks his mind in a forest and no woman hears him...is he still wrong ?

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    BMW 3.0 Z4 Roadster. Touareg 3.0 V6 TDI T2. Subaru Impreza Turbo 2000.

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    Cool Maestro - haven't seen one of those in ages!
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    Test & Tune session at my local strip, this was an event of road legal cars

    Keep calm and left foot brake

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    One of the lads that works for me is a proper Landie nut, he had this shipped over to the US to participate in an event there, then shipped it back home. It's a clunky old bus, but cool as

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    BMW 3.0 Z4 Roadster. Touareg 3.0 V6 TDI T2. Subaru Impreza Turbo 2000.

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    Literately saw nothing of interest in London in the last 24 hours. Heard a few that had potential, right up until I heard the auto box. Didn’t even bother looking after that.
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    I've got hundreds of photos, but Floyd says we are only allowed one per day.

    Shall I take your allowance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sim View Post
    I've got hundreds of photos, but Floyd says we are only allowed one per day.

    Shall I take your allowance?
    Why not!
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    Pick a European manufacturer and i'll see what I've got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sim View Post
    Pick a European manufacturer and i'll see what I've got.
    De Tomaso?
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    Took some finding, but I knew I had some photos somewhere.

    Not the coolest, but still a bit special.


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    I wasn’t going to make it easy!

    A nice oddity that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Floyd View Post
    I should say that these photos will be only 1 per person per day, with the subject being anything 'you' think is cool or like.
    Ah, then you should have been clear on the rules from the outset,
    rather than enforcing them retrospectively..

    Anyway, randomly spotted and snapped -




    * P.S. - that Pantera is well cool Sim!!

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    Another from a test and tune night near me, beautiful GTO. Some point a 70 Cuda or 70 Super Bee will pass through my hands, till then just get to enjoy seeing others being used at the strip

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sim View Post
    Renault-Alpine 5
    A schoolfriend had one of those as his first car (or at least, the UK equivalent). He tried to tell me it was just an old banger, but I knew better.
    "Fortunately, I'd taken a spare Gearbox, Turbo, Actuator, Banjo Connector, Steering Rack, Driveshafts, ECU, Wideband sensor, 57-51mm silicone reducing elbow and a Copper Banjo Washer." - Nige

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    The Uno is awesome

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    This is pretty random. And cool. Spotted at Heathrow Terminal 5 (but not today, or yesterday):

    "Fortunately, I'd taken a spare Gearbox, Turbo, Actuator, Banjo Connector, Steering Rack, Driveshafts, ECU, Wideband sensor, 57-51mm silicone reducing elbow and a Copper Banjo Washer." - Nige

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    Like that

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    ^^^ Ooo I like that Floyd.

    Recently randomly spotted in my neighbourhood and snapped -


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    I'll take your photo and raise you with this:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Floyd View Post
    I'll take your photo and raise you with this:
    Ditto, though with the proper headlights..
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    As I think of it, I live in quite the car-enthusiastic neighbourhood -
    One neighbour (Lawyer) has a Mk1 VW Scirocco (daily driver), a Triumph TR6, a Triumph Spitfire, a BMW 2002, a Lancia Fulvia...
    Another (Undertaker) has a Rolls Royce Corniche, a Bentley Arnage, an AMG Merc. S600, a prestine and fully-loaded Volvo 740se (with 5k on the clock!)...
    Another (I.T. Consultant) has a Porsche 964 911 turbo, and a 996 911 Carrera (daily driver).
    Another (Jeweller) has a Range Rover Vogue, and a Shelby Mustang.
    The list goes on...

    And then there's me with my beloved old Volvo 940se and VW Passat Tdi...
    where did I go wrong?!
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    From Rally Day a couple of years ago

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    On a street in Japan:

    "Fortunately, I'd taken a spare Gearbox, Turbo, Actuator, Banjo Connector, Steering Rack, Driveshafts, ECU, Wideband sensor, 57-51mm silicone reducing elbow and a Copper Banjo Washer." - Nige

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    Oh look, an AMG...

    "Fortunately, I'd taken a spare Gearbox, Turbo, Actuator, Banjo Connector, Steering Rack, Driveshafts, ECU, Wideband sensor, 57-51mm silicone reducing elbow and a Copper Banjo Washer." - Nige

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    I can do white.
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    I love a Maestro!
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    I saw an Aston Cygnet today. No photos but thought it was quite a rare sight on today's roads.
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    Seen in Kensington on Sunday.

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