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    New Loch Tay thread - Sunday 1st October?

    Re: Sorry not been on here for a while, been into cars and spending too much time on Facebucket, Up for this, was out today for the first time in ages and did no bad, will either bring an 89 Dawes Stratos or a 2015 Boardman CX Comp.
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    MOTOR CHAT

    Re: Re: I've always been drawn to small Fiats as my first car was a 127 (a 1978 1050CL), also had a Cinquecento Sporting a while ago and loved that. Fancied the 100HP Panda since they first came out, very good review by EVO Magazine sealed it, they had one on long term test and five of the...
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    Re: Re: Cheers for the nice words :) , i had a good grounding as a mechanic and MOT tester from the late 80's to early 90's, the rest i've just picked up over the years messing with my own cars, i've always had some kind of project on the go. Sadly the Lotus had to go last year, loved it and...
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    Aye, our Bernese Mountain Dog, she's an absolute cracker, loveable big soft lump :) Was probably wondering who i was talking to :lol:
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    Re: Here's an update on the Pontiac guys, been getting on great with it, bought a new camera recently though and cant upload images onto Imgur for some reason, so no up to date pics but will be doing another Youtube Vid soon. As it sits all the suspension is done and fully polybushed, exhausts...
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    Re: Cheers man, I love it, best daily driver I have had, needs to go to fund the Pontiac though.
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    Re: Selling my beloved old Beemer if anyone fancies it :( https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-mot ... 1217468788
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    MacRetro Trading Post

    Re: Hi Guys, selling my GT Zaskar. It's a 94 genuine Zaskar 6061 frame, 16" from BB spindle to centre of top tube, early Zaskar LE stickers, has a slight dent on the downtube and a bit of chain suck damage but apart from that frame is sound. Halo Combat SAS rims, Hope Mono Mini discs (A2Z...
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    Re: Did a little start up vid for the Pontiac last Sunday, back in the garage with the front suspension stripped :facepalm: , all came apart amazingly easy though. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIvWWTVrn10
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    Re: Also, it's a bit early to be thinking about wheels and tyres but it's an obsession of mine, really not happy with the current Straightliner/80's Street Machine look of the big and little Cragars. Initially long term plan was to fit Repo, 8x15 Pontiac Rally 2 wheels. But was thinking...
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    Shit a brick, that's gorgeous, i'm really into cars but greatly admire bikes, always thought Chopper/Bobber would be my style but will need to add Cafe Racer to the lust list :) , sadly i think if i was going to go for a bike licence i would have done it before now, i will always admire them...
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    Cheers for the interest guys. The big Cheese is spot on, it had a luggage rack fitted to the boot, it's a nice period accessory but i think it spoils the lines a bit so will probably leave it off, have also ditched the tow ball. The boot is quite shallow and would have the spare (space...
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    Ha, hopefully this'll be me next year :)
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    Re: So bought this in May :facepalm: It's a 72 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400, the "400" is the engine size in cubic inches which is 6600 cc's or 6.6 Litres, being a 72 it's pre smog so puts out around 340 bhp. It's a recent import and is rust free but it sat out in the desert in Texas for...
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    Future of MacRetro rides?

    Re: Re: Ha, it is, needs everything done, all pretty straightforward though and i've been through it all before, costing a fortune though, hope to have it done for next year. Will post some pics in the Motor thread later.
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