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A "proper" Mini on HP5 ( do I get triple points? :naughty: )

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Hi, I like the RILEY-Mini very much. All those lamps ... How many could the Lucas generator keep glowing? But the look - and the Mini of course - are very popular:


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How many could the Lucas generator keep glowing?

Not many - at least, not for long! That's why they're usually covered. (Not unusual to see a rack of lamps like that with no wires attached - possibly no bowls behind the covers, either...)
 
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Hi, TR3 hc for Vintage Racer, whose story on imageweaver I read. Now I know, why his TR3 is almost better than new ... --- :



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Late to this thread...but this is one of my cars with a story. It’s an Alfa Romeo 146. Not particularly exciting on the face of it, but my eldest daughter was born on the front seat of mine. 2 & 1/2 hour labour for our first and she made appearance. She’s now 12.
Welcome! What a nice, moving story!!! :)
 

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And I bet the Ford occupants wish it had its mudguards fitted!
 
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Not sure if this is in the spirit of the thread, seen at the last Bicester Sunday Scramble, I think it's called Medusa, there are lots of videos on YouTube of the owner testing it on a rolling road in his garage!! Here yo u go save you searching for it https://www.youtube.com/user/legrandphromage/videos

It has 2 jaguar straight 6 engines running on LPG, proper "man in a garage" amazeballs

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Possibly closer than you know. IIRC the 2 litre Bristol engine was based on a BMW lump, modified by Bristol.
 
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Not sure if this is in the spirit of the thread, seen at the last Bicester Sunday Scramble, I think it's called Medusa, there are lots of videos on YouTube of the owner testing it on a rolling road in his garage!!

It has 2 jaguar straight 6 engines running on LPG, proper "man in a garage" amazeballs

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Sure! Anything goes, especially wild ones like this one !
 
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Talking of derivations and BMWs, here's a cute little van:

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Based on the Austin Seven.

And from the same museum, my favourite BMW of all time:

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(apologies for cheating slightly!)
 
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Hi, a G-Klasse in Mainz/D. I had a few words with the happy owner. - In German pc- and eco-circles SUVs are frowned upon.

Funnily, the G-Klasse is exempt ... --- :


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