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    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    I ought to dig out some photos of my old motors.
    I used to bomb about in this half a lifetime ago:


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    And for the (more astute) bikers amongst you, this was also my wicked quick baby about the same time:



    (yes, the paint job was all my work and those are real Denco racing pipes and there are H1B barrels on and a port job)

    (and for the less astute, there's another exhaust on the left side, it's a triple)

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    Love both of those, Geoff, especially the bike, which is 'propa'

    Bikes without spoked wheels just aren't the same!

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    Had this too about then. 2.3 Granada GL auto. Nice motor!


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    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    Had this too about then. 2.3 Granada GL auto. Nice motor!

    I had one of those too... cant remember if it did.. low auto stick mind.. was a very good motor
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    This was the best. I had it for years. Ex electricity board, bog standard 850 Minivan.



    Gave it a 998 engine with +40 rebore to 1014cc, flat top pistons, 948 rally cam + hi-lift rockers, 12G295 Cooper head with gas flow + skim, uprated 1/4 Cooper SU carbs or ex Datsun 240Z 1.5" SU copy, RC40 complete racing exhaust & LCB manifold, Burgess shocks all round. Minifin drums. And so much more. It would pull 106 mph (according to the rev counter on the 3.44 to 1 diff), which may not sound much these days, but the acceleration was great. Used to blow the old XR2s/XR3s and Golf GTis into the weeds and was absolutely the best handing motor I've ever come across.......

    (oh, and I resprayed it Ferrari red )

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    I started motoring with a minivan, but mine was a travelling scrap heap

    Student days when my house mates would all pile in the back

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    One of these.


    Or this if the weather is good. Sometimes the Lucida tows the SV650 if I'm doing a trackday. But I'm getting a bit long in the tooth for all that malarkey now; this may have to be my last year.


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    Loving the cars and bikes, wish I had done my bike test when it was easy as I have a hankering for something old and British
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    Quote Originally Posted by Audio Al View Post
    Another new addition , The beard

    I have had mine 41 years now

    Yes thats some set of wheels , Im jealous
    yes the beard is coming on well , I was driving through Shoreham last Summer in my old Ford Truck and someone shouted out " Hillbilly" that made me chuckle
    Jon


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