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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by db, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Glam

    Glam Mad Cat Woman

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    My older sisters first bf had 1 of these, in black.Fitted a vast aray of spotlights to the front, didn't half piss off the neighbours in our quiet little part of the village.
    All he could go on about was that is was a GT? He was another knobheadwankstainpaininthearsetosspot, thought he was Gods gift.
     
  2. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    1300 GT.

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    This seemed to be the most popular colour.

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  3. Glam

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    That's it, the top one. I think he crashed it in the end, shame he didn't finish himsen off at the same time n all.
     
  4. Trumpet

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    Twin carbs and not a lot else. The old three bearing crankshafts couldn't take any real tuning.
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Dad had one of those back in the day and I remember thinking how fast and luxurious it was compared to the Ford Anglia that preceded it.

    One day I will find the right one, in the right condition and at the right money and it will find a home in my garage. If I was in the market for an VDP 1100 Princess then the one in @Gramaisc's pics above just looks so right.
     
  6. Gramaisc

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    Indeed, that one was in an "As it was" condition, rather than the "Bizarrely tarted up" state that things often are at car shows.
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    An nice, useable classic, as they say.
     
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    Check out this guy with a garage big enough to fit a car in
     
  9. Gramaisc

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    Reminded me of this chap.

     
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    Mind you, the yellow GT looks pretty cool too.
     
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    Vanden Plas Princess 1100
     
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    And 1275 GT.
     
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  13. Gramaisc

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    This Caterham was on the ferry yesterday.

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    And the Guards pulled this impromptu 'camper van'...

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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    To be fair to plod, it does look like a piece of utter crap with no business on the public road, never mind the motorway.

    To willingly to ride that on the M25 you'd have to be a total nut job.
     
  17. Gramaisc

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    Some interesting vehicles on the ferry this morning.

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    That last one looks like a boat masquerading as a car
     

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