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  1. Lonestar

    Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE May 31, 2016

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    Spotted parked with open top right next to the lake the other day...

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    and just across the street :D

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  2. chunkythebulldog

    chunkythebulldog Jun 5, 2016

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    Got talking to the owner of this beauty earlier today and he told me the history of the car and manufacturer.
    It was made by SS Cars of Coventry and is an SS100 with the 100 referring to the top speed. Following the end of the Second World War and the Nazi connotations of the initials SS the company then changed their name to Jaguar.

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  3. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jun 5, 2016

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    SS was originally Swallow Sidecars. First sidecars for motorbikes, then sporting bodies for "common" cars like the Austin 7, then complete sports cars like the SS100, then Jag.
     
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  4. noelekal

    noelekal Jun 5, 2016

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    Thanks for the tidbit of information there, Fritz.
     
  5. Gaz6263

    Gaz6263 Jun 12, 2016

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    Just got this and have been riding the wheels off it. A 91 FXRS, a Harley that handles :eek:. It makes a nice change from the Fat Boy. Just need to remove a few surplus pieces of chrome work to improve its looks and were good to go. image.jpeg
     
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  6. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jun 12, 2016

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  7. BlueBoy

    BlueBoy Jun 12, 2016

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    Further to the other SS100 updates, the SS100, was a British 2 door sports car, which was originally a 2.5L, which was then replaced by a 3.5L model. The 100 designation was used to signify that the car was Jaguar_SS100_-_1937_publicity_photo.jpg able to reach 100mph, which was almost unimaginable in the mid 1930's,
     
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  8. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jun 12, 2016

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  9. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Jun 19, 2016

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  10. smitty190373

    smitty190373 Jun 19, 2016

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    Dat Ass !!!

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  11. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jun 19, 2016

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    Wow not just a 288 GTO, but a plate that must run as much as the car.... wow..
     
  12. smitty190373

    smitty190373 Jun 19, 2016

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    Hmmm a great plate but not so sure about the pricing, 288 gtos are upwards of £1.5m now !
     
  13. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jun 19, 2016

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    I know hyperbole. Not a cheap plate though. The 288 is my favorite of that line. Sure the F40 is great the F50... But the understatedness of the 288. There is one here "NOT MPI"
     
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  14. Gaz6263

    Gaz6263 Jun 19, 2016

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    Went to Brooklands today and saw this image.jpeg I showed the picture to my father who could remember having one in the early 50's with a pickup rear end on it:confused:. He used it to get potatoes from the wholesale market.
    Said it would still do 100mph though.
     
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  15. Tetra84

    Tetra84 Jun 27, 2016

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    My visceral go-kart..
     
  16. jw0n

    jw0n Jul 3, 2016

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    Any RWB enthusiasts in here? Nakai-san was in Malaysia over the last four days to work on #06 build, and also to rebuild #05. Some pics...

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  17. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 4, 2016

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    I want to like that cab. Gulf colors and Magnus's wheels. Just can't though.
     
  18. davy26

    davy26 Limited comebackability is his main concern. Jul 4, 2016

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    An enduring pleasure for me the Porsche marque, and, while I'm most keen on standard production examples, I do like the Gulf livery, evocative of course of the ultimate Porker: 1970/71 917. There are very few 'brands' that engage my loyalty, but Porsche and Omega certainly do.
     
  19. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 4, 2016

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  20. davy26

    davy26 Limited comebackability is his main concern. Jul 5, 2016

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    Alfa 4C lurking locally: 000_0316.jpg 000_0318.jpg
     
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