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RE: The Bar is Open !


yea I remember Classic Le Mans, 2002. me and my mate Jimmie (911) went down the Mullsanne straight (track laps) everything was shaking but I got 122mph and Jim confirmed......as he came past at 134mph!

my vision was so misted over in the colour red that I forgot about the sharp right hander at the end, brake fad like you wouldn't believe....nearly lost me Crepe's down the foot-well... disbelief

and a nice lady took a pic of us both and sent it to me. notice I'm keeping the German engineering at bay........no



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And then you woke up. !!! biggrin



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Yes, possibly not trying hard enough Gary.

But the 110+ is as real as it ever gets, because the speedo was calibrated immediately before Gary
went to France, and because it was a distance event, verified by the Beaujolais run organisers on the event.

The only way to get a more accurate number would be to take it to Bonneville Salt Flats.

I really don't know how fast the old barge would go, I always ran out of bottle, and these speeds
are very, very naughty on public roads.

Frank



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ooooh the worm is turning.........................



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Wow, that is nice

Does it have worm & peg steering?biggrin

These are seriously fast cars, 240 Hp/1200kg?
Many of them ended up in a tree.
Is this the traction controlled type?

Its about as fast as my Elise (118 Hp/750kg), to 70ish mph, after that you will disappear on the horizon.

Please be carefull with that, oh and don't give the keys to Adam and Jake!

Have a nice summer!



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traction control, Pa!

yes it is lively, very well balanced, superb design and great fun..........

 



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Downsides:

No water leaking in
Reliable
No rust
No rattles
Comfortable

Boring biggrinbiggrin



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oh yea, I was bored all the way to Spa and back!



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Does your hairdresser approve? biggrin



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Rust Never Sleeps - Cavity Wax and Valium Should Do It


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hey, I'll have you know that's a salon owners carbiggrin the manager has an Audi TTyawn and the workforce all run MX5's buggered.gif



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Toupe or not toupe, that is the question!



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was that fringing on humour? disbelief



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Well that's interesting..............

 

 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Exceptionally-Rare-BTS-143-Factory-Resin-Model-1958-Peerless-GT-MIB-/291071404499



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Evening all

This is the chap who had the warwick white metal kits manufactured. This one for sale I think is manufacturer in the uk they also did the 1958 Lemans car. need to check and will update.



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http://www.btsmouldings.co.uk

still available from bts as far as I know. Price seems a tad optimistic?

factory resin on a modern plinth? Hmm...



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Yea I thought BTS were still supplying....chancer!



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He is a nice chap. I went to his house when he had the Warwick made. He has an amazing 1.43 scale collection of cars. He commisions models and then makes them adding detail. I have followed him on ebay over the years and I am amazed at the prices he achieves. Interseting to see what this peerless achives.  He also has a a 1901 Humbrette I saw it complete the hillclimb at Kopp Hill a couple of years ago.

I do have one Warwick kit left I might let go if there is any interest.



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In 1963, I bought a 1960 Peerless.  My wife and I traveled the coast line in California and drove the Peerless on old Highway One. It was a time we both still talk about. We drove the Peerless to several national parks, and have photos of deer and bears approaching our Peerless for food. This was back before the park service stopped the feeding of wild animals. As our children were born, the Peerless became too small for our family needs, and we sold it in 1968. At this point in my life, you guessed it, I'm trying to find a Peerless. We want to relive old memories. My wife and I have been married for 53 years, and our four children are grown and on their own. If anyone has a Peerless for sale, please let me know. I would be interested in an unrestored example as well as a "driver." A the prices have increased, I don' think I can afford a fully restored Peerless. My Email address is as follows:  RWadman1@weber.edu

Bob Wadman



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Hi Robert,

I don't think you should feed bears GRP! great memories and I fully understand your ideas. You've done the right thing and got in touch with all us fools here. I hope someone can help you out.

They do come up for sale from time to time and I will send you details of a possible one that came in lately.

 

Nigel

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