Drew Pritchard - classic cars - mini pickup

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Watched it last night. No way that was going to get £20k+ after Drew had messed with it.

To my eye, mini pickups look better with tonneau covers over the bed, rather than tilt frames.
It emphasises how small they really are :)

And what was that ridiculous sliding alloy box all about - total waste of time and money.

But the car itself though was quite nice. Get rid of all the tat and it could make a nice honest motor.

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Having seen it on a website, its not as bad as I imagined.

I'd agree with Iain about it. The box is stupid and the union jack looks tacky.

Personally, if the buck is excellent, I'd leave it open, although a tonneau is OK.

But it isn't worth £18K .. get rid of the crap and it'll sell for around £13k IMO.

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I saw this last night. That tilt was VILE!
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Woody, i see that the Bicester Heritage Scramble is now listed for 4th October 2020 .will you invite those Ladies again as they will need relevant PPE probably Gowns ;)

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They are always welcome, but I gather have a busy schedule of engagements. I hope Oct 4th will be warm otherwise they might get nippy.

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woodypup59 wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 11:15 am
They are always welcome, but I gather have a busy schedule of engagements. I hope Oct 4th will be warm otherwise they might get nippy.
Lets hope so :lol: :lol:

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Did I miss the one with the Lotus Elise ?. I see it's up for sale on his website but it says they're looking for someone to appear on the show if they're interested in buying it. For someone who harps on about originality and patina as being of utmost importance on his other show he doesn't half ruin some of these cars. Mind you, some of the salvage stuff he sells after a wipe with a bit of french polish would be straight in the bead blaster and powder coated if I had it, so what do I know :)

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111Robin wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:52 pm
. For someone who harps on about originality and patina as being of utmost importance on his other show he doesn't half ruin some of these cars.
The last episode with the VW Cabriolet was a real lesson in how that man talks originality up, only to try and recreate it wholesale. I would not buy anything off him because he is a total and utter ****************** (insert an word(s) you like).
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surfblue63 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 2:20 pm
111Robin wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:52 pm
. For someone who harps on about originality and patina as being of utmost importance on his other show he doesn't half ruin some of these cars.
The last episode with the VW Cabriolet was a real lesson in how that man talks originality up, only to try and recreate it wholesale. I would not buy anything off him because he is a total and utter ****************** (insert an word(s) you like).
What cracks me up are the lengths he goes to in order to "recreate patination" on furniture etc. In other words he's faking its true condition to make it look aged. What's original about that ?. That's like taking a nice restored Mk1 and pouring brake fluid all over it and kicking in the doors to make it look "authentic". Crazy.

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Old news, but it's always good to drag it up when that odious turd's name crops up.

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/tv/sal ... h-14412075
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