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by The Reverend Bluejeans
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: The Heirloom Laguna Deux - Trouble lurking
Replies: 97
Views: 5248

Re: The Heirloom Laguna Deux - Trouble lurking

It's a Laguna II so electrical problems are caused by seasonal events and the solar system.

GLWTS.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: EBay Finds
Replies: 2596
Views: 100228

Re: EBay Finds

Sadly, the ad copy mentions "camper" and "potential" which doesn't bode well. As it stands, though, absolutely fantastic old thing and I do hope it stays looking like that. The ad copy also mentions Healey engines which is bollocks really as the 100/4 was derived from the enlarged unit fitted to A9...
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Best ever real world car?
Replies: 90
Views: 1409

Re: Best ever real world car?

The Civic is being replaced with an Audi soon. Not sure what yet - either an Avant or a Convertible, preferably a V6 petrol manual. We shall see.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Squire's voitures
Replies: 596
Views: 32346

Re: Squire's voitures

A standard '60 Coupe in white is as good as it gets. My ideal car collection would house at least 10 American cars.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Squire's voitures
Replies: 596
Views: 32346

Re: Squire's voitures

The 1958 Cadillac looks too much like that year’s Chevrolet. 49 or 59, nothing in between.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Best ever real world car?
Replies: 90
Views: 1409

Re: Best ever real world car?

The Cavalier Mark 3 was an engine looking for a car. Fucking horrible.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: EBay Finds
Replies: 2596
Views: 100228

Re: EBay Finds

"Brought some years ago".

FFS. The car's got no chance has it?
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Best ever real world car?
Replies: 90
Views: 1409

Re: Best ever real world car?

Or a 1993 Passat, Carina........

I used to hire Mondeos around 1993/4 and always enjoyed the drive. That was 25 years ago alas.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: What did you do today?
Replies: 1452
Views: 64942

Re: What did you do today?

Good work. Fucking ‘specialists’.
by The Reverend Bluejeans
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Best ever real world car?
Replies: 90
Views: 1409

Re: Best ever real world car?

I had to drive a 1993 ("K") Mondeo 1.8 from Yorkshire to Aviemore & back about 15 years ago. It was fucking dismal... ride quality was poor, fuel economy was poor, seats were uncomfortable, etc. etc. I'd done the same trip before in a 1988 ("F") Mk 4 Escort 1.3 Bonus, it was far more pleasant. I fo...