Old Period Ads

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"I like it going up and down"

Great TV ad from down under

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7Q3cTJUS14
Has any body seen a dog dyed dark green?

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surfblue63 wrote:"I like it going up and down"

Great TV ad from down under

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7Q3cTJUS14
They don't 'arf look posh with those front quarterlights but that flower child looks a bit er, 'Village Of The Damned'...!
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surfblue63 wrote:"I like it going up and down"

Great TV ad from down under

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7Q3cTJUS14
Brilliant - I do like the quarter lights, wind up windows and remote gear change

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Old English White wrote:
Costafortune wrote:1969. Just the car for a dirty weekend!
And, on Monday, you can deal with all the new rust spots which have developed as a result of taking a BMC 1100/1300 out for a winter weekend driving :?

Don't worry - I've sorted the replacement.
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Haha. Perhaps the only car of the period to rust even FASTER! Mind you, they did drive a bit better didn't they ;)

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Oh unbelievable. It made Hydrolastic redundant overnight - the ride was superb. It's what the sorry Allegro should have been.

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But Alfa made the same mistake as BL, it was not a hatchback (well not until 1981). If you wanted a hatch version you had to buy the Giardinetta estate or the Sprint. I had a Sprint after my short stint in an MGB. It was the first fast FWD I had. Great noise and great handling, except when the rear discs locked up under hard braking :o
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Twiggy “You never forget your first Mini” advert for the Mini 30 SE in 1989

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClzWOJxu5-E

[with some artistic license, as we know her first mini was an automatic not a Cooper, and her second was a Mk2 W&P]
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Little old ladies :lol: :lol: :lol:
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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
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