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I've got some bags of coal in the shed...

Post by nigecapri » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:44 pm

I wonder if it was that car that Peter took Lesley for a Ride in ???

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Post by andyd » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:55 pm

Get down Shep!!!

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Post by ESSEXV6ESSEX » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:22 pm

I wonder why that never caught on? Maybe because it looks crap or regulations? I mean that roof! Good idea with the coal system though :D

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Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:30 pm

I never did get my blue peter badge when I sent in a picture of my mum with the milkman as I got 2000 bottle tops thanks to my mum .


Funny could never tell dad that story :lmao:
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:47 am

I found this photo on the internet of the same car.

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The caption states:
"In February 1975, Mr Douglas Purser converted his 1600 Capri to run on coal – and periodically had to stop the car to shovel anthracite into the burner."

Andrew.
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Post by Peter-S » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:30 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:I found this photo on the internet of the same car.

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The caption states:
"In February 1975, Mr Douglas Purser converted his 1600 Capri to run on coal – and periodically had to stop the car to shovel anthracite into the burner."

Andrew.
and a Viva HB, the car I learnt to drive in although ours was a year older!
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Post by Paul G » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:35 am

I see the Viva HB has got a "Whiplash" aerial. Anyone remember them?

I think its handbrake cable needs slight attention too!

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Post by Peter-S » Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:38 am

Paul G wrote:I think its handbrake cable needs slight attention too!
It was over 5 years old by then, the brackets had probably rotted out :lol:
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