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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roymck
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Just watched a awful film on TPTV called Girl with a pistol set in 1968 . Mini burger van based on a pickup reg number 7572 DF , looks a bit home made .
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8662 FN Austin Mini

Yes I know it’s not original

My wife says I don’t listen to her or something like that !
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See the van here passing over the Clifton Suspension Bridge

https://youtu.be/OnBWfqORKKc?t=2761
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own up who bought one or two of these in 1973 ?? , I was around but never bought any , but WHO DID
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Those were standard on Belgium market cars.
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surfblue63 wrote: Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:27 pm Those were standard on Belgium market cars.
Ha! I do in fact know someone with a pair - he'd always joked about them and I found a new old stock pair at an autojumble about 10 years ago....
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The Racing Car Show at Olympia in January '69....
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The Bertone stand at the Turin Motor Show in November '71, with the prototype Lancia Stratos, Lamborghini Countach LP500 prototype and a glimpse of an Alfa Montreal....
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Ah, the Stratos, a car that you hear before you can see it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeBTZAkwNOk


https://youtu.be/7P2jsB3D9Rk?t=420


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A photo taken in Skipton, not sure whether the car is genuine :oops:

Great memories! of the Stratos in Loch Achray forrest in the middle of the night
what a sound.
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