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PostSubject: Re: :D    Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:52 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:05 am

That place looks amazing, bet you had a ball rooting through there!
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:51 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:20 am

The picture showing the aqua marine blue engine looks like a Gardner 6LW, I had a Scammell Pioneer for a while, which uses that particular engine.
Not Cafe related but a bit of useless infol.
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:30 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:22 am

can i play?

just built this.

need an exact model name please. this was just before going to the trimmers so no hood yet.

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:49 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:51 am

kevin baggs of k. baggs trimming is doing this one.

about the most expensive bloke in the world but extremely good at what he does but he's who the customer insisted on.

as far as a clue, its a factory conversion to a british make the way karmann is to the germans.

and it was originally built in 1934.
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:56 pm

The only Britiah conversions that speing to mind are Mulliner Park Ward, but I can't place the original car unless it's sommat daft like and Austin Ruby.
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:00 am

second clue.

the car is a hilman minx.

you just need the coverters now.
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:10 am

Vanden Plas?
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:54 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:56 am

i'll put you out of your misery.

its a 1934 tickford bodied milman minx.

as far as were aware, the only one left. the customer has had it for 35years and never come across another.

he did all the woodwork and only had an original sales brochure to go by. i just had to make most of the panels to go round it before painting the thing.

will have it back in in a few weeks so can see it with the hood done.

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:43 am

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:38 pm

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didnt realize tickford was around back then i only heard of them when they did the early capri conversions in the 1970s

when it comes back in i'll get a pic of the original sales brochure.

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PostSubject: Re: :D    Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:52 am

Now thats a shed! Cool

And a good place for a party judging by the bottom left of the picture drunken Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:18 am

Blimey so that's what organised tools look like!!
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PostSubject: Re: :D    Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:36 am

we do like proper sheds.

hope theres a beer fridge and armchair in there somewhere as well.
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