Practical Motorist & Car Mechanics

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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Practical Motorist & Car Mechanics

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Both magazines February 1976 (25p) found in my loft and bought by me at the time! :lol:

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The vehicle details for 7923 MM are:
Date of Liability 01 06 1982
Date of First Registration 11 09 1961
Year of Manufacture Not Available
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 848cc
CO2 Emissions Not Available
Fuel Type PETROL
Export Marker N
Vehicle Status Unlicensed
Vehicle Colour BLUE

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A couple more PM & CM magazine covers featuring early Mini's.

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yox 787 is in safe hands
for my sins,i own a 1957 wolsleley 1500
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Interesting website below with a collection of most 'Practical Motorist' magazine covers from the very first weekly issue 12th May 1934 priced at 3d and the monthly issues from May 1954 priced at 1 shilling, through to the last issue believed to be sometime in 1997.

1934-1954:-
http://practicalmotorist-magazines.co.u ... t-1934.php

1955 onwards:-
http://riley-cars.co.uk/Practical-Motorist-1955.php
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Re: Practical Motorist & Car Mechanics 1976

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A couple more from the late 1960's......

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January 1967

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August 1969
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I've still got one of those TIRFOR winches in regular use. I think that they still make them.
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That black speedo Mini Van - with a side window conversion - wouldn't have been very old. 1964/5? Someone went to the trouble of adding over riders and I'm not sure Vans ever had those.... :?:
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March 1962
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Feb 1966
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June 1966
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July 1968
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Sep 1983
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Can you post a scan of the March 62 'mini hot up' article? In Car Mechanics.
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NZmember wrote: Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:22 pm Can you post a scan of the March 62 'mini hot up' article? In Car Mechanics.
I don't have the original magazine but there are a few copies on ebay:-
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233580111422

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Mechanic ... SwLVZVyvuF

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAR-MECHANIC ... SwFOleISlm
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