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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:42 am 
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:P Wiles Turned :arrow: Downton Cooper S Tuned ;)


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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
Downton Sport40 replica Classic Mini 04-2000. Still FOR SALE !
Mini 1000 Super de Luxe Mk3 1974 for Downtoning it.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:43 pm 
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Cropped from the front cover of 'Motor' magazine, week ending 8th May 1971...

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:48 pm 
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Mini 1000, March 1970. Colour changed in 1983 to black. Long dead now!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:34 pm 
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Peter Laidler wrote:
That old bone rattler..., Bristol Freighters........ Yes! We had them as general freighters and troop transports in the Far East in the 60's. We used to call them Bristol Frighteners. I seem to recall that it was the NZ Air Force that had the bulk of them. The RAF had a similar frightener, RAF Belvederes, a sort of prehistoric Chinook. When they took the crunchies on operations they had to take their own fuel with them for the return flight. Not a lot of fun seeing 6x 44 gallon drums of petrol strapped in alongside you!!!!!!!
thats the one.. went in one on a trip to Heathrow once when my Dad was on biz looking after the Aviation Fuel contracts for Shell there back in the 60,s.....the A T L 98 Carvair sorta superceeded car transports by air later in the decade..it was a converted Douglas DC 4 OR 6 ?!!.. SO LONG AGO I HAVE FORGOTTEN !!!..lol....ps I think Dan Dare (Air)...lol...used them as commercial freighters to.... foxy52


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:51 pm 
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Costafortune wrote:
Mini 1000, March 1970. Colour changed in 1983 to black. Long dead now!


Lasted quite well then considering! A Nice Mk3 1000 would be sought after now....

From the February '73 issue of 'Motorsport' mag...

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:12 pm 
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Just found these two lurking in my hard drive, I have no idea where they came from...!

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:32 pm 
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From the February '73 issue of 'Motorsport' mag...



At first I thought that was the one pictured outside Lord John, but plate says different. White must have been a favourite on the test fleet.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:34 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:00 pm 
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At first I thought that was the one pictured outside Lord John, but plate says different. White must have been a favourite on the test fleet.
I love Rostyles. Such a shame they didn’t continue them for 12” instead of the ghastly Denovos.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:48 pm 
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Early 70's for this one (I would guess)


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