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    Most Expensive Car

    Has Ewan bought another ? Mercedes 300 SLR “Uhlenhaut coupé” – the world’s most expensive car
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    Lancia Aurelia B20 - Project

    Anyone after a project? I would but have just taken another one on Oh and I neither have the skills not the finances to complete this one Lancia Aurelia B20
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    Lancia Fulvia - Running Maintenance

    Decided to get on with getting the Fulvia sorted, first task address the leaking fuel tank - oh how I love old cars a few bolts and a jubilee clip and its out. Obviously been bodged before, new seals and filters ordered.
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    QP V - Cheap (for a reason)

    This guy normally sells cars at silly prices over here so for him to be offering this ups cheap it must be bad but then again any QP is rare over here
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    Lotus Elite - Restoration / Recommission

    OK, a few on you wanted me to keep you updated on the Elite so I have started this thread The plan is very simple but is certain to encounter obstacles on the way but high level here goes Step 1 - Get the engine to run. The car was taken off the road due to failed water pump which has been...
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    Super Bowl

    I tried again last night but all the stopping and commentary between each play drives me mad, never seen it live but what do you do when the change teams just watch nothing?
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    Lots of trouble usually serious - Lotus Elite Project

    Considering a new project
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    Fiat Panda 4x4 - For Sale

    This looks nice, I expect it will make good money
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    2021 was a good year for me started at nearly 220lbs and now 185lbs so happy with but need to keep it there in 2022. With that in mind I have set myself two challenges:- Firstly walk a marathon each week, week 1 I got the in 6 days with a totally weekly walk of 32.8m Secondly I got a voucher...
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    Vinyl - back but it never really went away

    I know we have a What You Listening too thread but this is a bit more specific. Earlier this year whilst clearing storage boxes that cam over with our move 2 years ago I came across my vinyl collection, well one thing led to another and before long a Rega Planer 6 arrived and since then I have...
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    Happy Birthday - Marcello Gandini

    Born this day 1938, if you are judged by your work this guy must be one of the best
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    I know social distancing is the new thing but David Marshall was almost in another country
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    4.24 Saloon

    Unusual thing to pop up in Ireland a 4.24 Saloon which I think was an Italian only model, given the VRT that would have been required to get this on Irish plates back in the past price here doesn't seem to OTT but condition will be everything...
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    Silverstone Grand Prix - Wall of Fame

    Been thinking about what to put on the massive double height wall we have in our hallway, as we use to live in Silverstone we thought something to remind us. So we have started to put together a wall of fame, we have a number of signed images of F1 drivers all who have competed at Silverstone so...
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    Office Coffee Machine

    As per the Good Morning thread, thinking of getting a coffee machine for the office we already have a nice Gaggia in the kitchen but thinking something quick and simple maybe a pod type machine. Knowing most of you lot are fuelled by petrol of coffee I wondered if anyone has any recommendations?
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    Chuck Yeager - RIP

    Who says test pilots have short lives, first person to break the sound barrier although I have read the US had a fair bit of help from the UK boffins to make it possible
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    Garage Lifts (Ramps)

    Similar to the thread on tilt lifts looking for the expertise of the forum on this. For the new garage build I have the space to put in two lifts / ramps but am undecided on the type of ramp to put in. Primarily the ramps will be used for storage as opposed to maintenance and my mind was to put...
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    Guy Croft - RIP

    Sad to hear Guy Croft passed away earlier today, in the world of Fiat twin cams he was engine builder extraordinaire if some what forthright in his views.
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    166 V6 Ti

    I have been looking for the rarest of 16 models for sometime , the 166 V6 Ti was had the very last 3.2 24V V6 Busso engine, mated to a 6 speed gearbox and IMO is one of the best performance executive saloons, there were reported to only been 36 imports into the UK so finding one is like finding...
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    Irish QP 5

    They don't come up to often over here and on the face of it this doesn't sound silly money for Irish pricing