Just a nice period picture

General Chat with an emphasis on BMC Minis & Other iconic cars of the 1960's. Includes information on MK1 Action days.
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foxy52
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UHR850 wrote:Mickey Rourke and his Mk1 :arrow:
….rare pic of MW,s MK1.. interesting mods ?? does anyone have more info on it ?? Quarterlights etc etc .. I assume pic taken 70/80,s ?? tks.. foxy52

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foxy52 wrote:
UHR850 wrote:Mickey Rourke and his Mk1 :arrow:
….rare pic of MW,s MK1.. interesting mods ?? does anyone have more info on it ?? Quarterlights etc etc .. I assume pic taken 70/80,s ?? tks.. foxy52
The car is/was a dark blue Radford with a Downton engine.
It was originally owned by movie director Hal Ashby.
MR purchased the car around 2000 or there abouts.

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It also appears very briefly in the first Austin Powers film.
Nidge

1968 Mk2 Morris Cooper S

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WMU 211G wrote:It also appears very briefly in the first Austin Powers film.
That's before MR purchased it.

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Just found this on the web

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There are a few more from the same photographer at

https://www.flickr.com/photos/preselect ... 4111459315
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Rally Van. I guess they put side windows in to comply with the regs.

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'68 RAC Rally

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SurfBlue thread, above....., is that Norman Avenue Abingdon, past the home of John Thornley, head of MG Abingdon. Thornley house just to the left

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surfblue63 wrote:Just found this on the web

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There are a few more from the same photographer at

https://www.flickr.com/photos/preselect ... 4111459315
Austin Mini Cooper S LDM 986 D, Tartan Red and Black is probably the late Dave Evans from Holywell with possibly a female navigator. Dave once told me the car was Abingdon prepared.

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