The review continues as I wander around this great show.
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|This lovely 1970 baby blue and white early bay|
belongs to friends of mine, Andy and Annelise.
Their gorgeous bay is a U.S. import and it's
really straight and solid. The full length roof
rack came of Andy's old split screen panel van.
|This really is a nice looking bus that Annelise|
uses as a daily driver. Andy keeps the bus on the
road by doing all the maintenance himself.
|This stunning 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 looked |
amazing with it's super straight body and it's
perfectly applied Raven Black paint. The chrome
trim and bumpers were just like new and looked
great against the black paint.
|This old '64 500 had the 390 cubic inch, 6.4 litre|
V8 with the 4 barrel carb and the 3 speed manual
gearbox with overdrive.
|This car is quite rare in the fact that it's a 4 door|
sedan, finished in the black and black option
(black paint and black interior) as only 295 cars
with the specification were ever made, and this
is the only one with this spec in the U.K.
|These really are nice looking cars that bring back|
many happy memories for me. Although this car
looked a it rough around the edges it is still a very
|This lovely solid looking 1971 white bug caught|
my eye as it was so clean. This old bug looked
great with it's chrome towel rail bumper and
chrome head light peaks.
|You can see just how clean this old bug really is|
from this photo. I did like the white mud flaps that
give a period feel to this lovely car. I did notice
that it had a 'Wolfsburg Weed Huggers' ( a local
VW club) sticker in the back window
|The body design was ground breaking and when|
it was first unveiled at the 1955 Paris motor show,
Citroen took over 12000 orders for the car on the
first day! The DS had a 2347cc 4 cylinder engine
with a 5 speed manual gearbox.
|Another car of my youth was the Ford Capri, and|
this 1970 baby blue 1600 XL is another very
sought after British classic car. The Capri was
produced from 1968 - 1973 at the Dagenham
and Halewood plants.
|The 2 door fastback coupe was originally called|
the 'Colt' during it's development stage, but Ford
were unable to use the name as it was already
trademarked by Mitsubishi.
|You can see the design was loosely based on|
the Ford Mustang. Over 1.9 million Capri's were
sold in it's production lifetime.
|This really is a cool looking bus, that stands out|
wherever it goes. I do like the clear rear light
lenses and the black and silver number plate.
|The interior of Mike's T4 is super cool, and looks|
fantastic and I believe it recently won a 'best interior'
award at a show, a well deserved award I say.
|This camouflaged 182 Kurierwagon looked great|
in the sunshine. The 182 (or 181 for U.K. models)
was produced by Volkswagen for use by the
German military during WW2.
|The 2 wheel drive, 4 door vehicle clearly has|
a military influence. The 182 (also known as the
Trekker) had the floorpan from a Karmann Ghia
as it's wider than a beetle, and many mechanical
components from the beetle.
|This black over bright red 1972 bay looked good|
in the summer sunshine. The bright red paint was
in stark contrast to the black roof and the two tone
combination worked so well.
|This really was a nice clean and straight bus, I|
did like the painted bumpers that matched the
Empi 5 spoke wheels perfectly.
|This super clean 1987 T25 Caravelle looked|
amazing. It was so straight and clean, and the
paint was spotless. I do like these T25's and
could easily have one myself.
|This 1973 late bay looked really nice in it's white|
over light olive (sort of!) colour. This deluxe bus
was really was lovely and clean and straight. I
did like the sun visor which gives the bus a very
|It's a shame the camping chair is in the photo|
but you can still see just how straight and clean
this bus from this photo.
|This cool satin black beetle belongs to a local|
guy called Matt. This lowered bug has a hot rod
feel with the satin black paint and the red rimmed
painted steel wheels.
|This '67 bug looks so cool and the all red rear|
light lenses just add to the overall look. It looks
as though this old bug may have a narrowed
front beam judging by how far under the front
wings the wheels are..?
|This lovely old step side pick up truck looked|
cool with it's bare metal bodywork. To be honest
I'm not sure what this is.. was, as it's had so many
body modifications and sheet metal work it's hard
to tell. One thing I do know is that I liked it.!
|The truck had been seriously lowered and those|
front fenders look as though they have been
|The rear end had also has been reworked with|
some serious metalwork modifications. I did
like the custom tail lights
|This gorgeous 1970 early bay looked great in|
it's pastel blue paint. This really was a lovely
clean and straight bus.