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by falkor
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: And those not mentioned above ..
Topic: Aston Martin DB5 production restarts
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Aston Martin DB5 production restarts

Aston Martin has started building its iconic DB5 again, 55 years after the last one left the factory. But the new cars aren’t any ordinary DB5 (as if such a thing exists), they are Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation cars - a run of 25 “continuation” cars inspired by the 1964 James Bond film th...
by falkor
Wed May 27, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: I want and I 've got..
Topic: BP Petrol Station on the A3
Replies: 0
Views: 282

BP Petrol Station on the A3

r20161111_135200.jpg 3 years ago my job at the Council was in jeopardy as staff in my role were being cut by 50% I applied for 100+ jobs and landed up at a BP Petrol Station on the A3 where I found that working at a petrol station can be very hard work BP are ultra friendly to part time workers, I ...
by falkor
Tue May 26, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Meetings, Rallies and Events
Topic: Walton Bridge Breakfast Club - Surrey - Sunday 14/12/2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3535

Re: Walton Bridge Breakfast Club - Surrey - Sunday 14/12/2014

yeah I went to the December one, it was freezing cold of course but exactly as shown in the photos above, someone came along in a NYPD cop car as well, fully marked up with sirens working the lot I couldnt believe it, a lot of surprise cars , all fantastic to see, several P6s we need a good regular ...
by falkor
Tue May 26, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: P6 ROVERS back to 1976
Replies: 8
Views: 1818

Re: P6 ROVERS back to 1976

what needed restoring on it Cornish? and how long did you keep it going? 1976 was almost the last year for P6s so it must have been pretty solid or am I thinking through rose tinted glasses? early 90s yeah, by then I had lost faith in the P6s and was driving an Austin Maestro :oops:
by falkor
Tue May 26, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Once again a Rover man
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: Once again a Rover man

what did happen to your company car Geoff, the SD1?

did you never fancy going back to an SD1? mind you I think they're rarer than P6s nowadays
by falkor
Tue May 26, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Meetings, Rallies and Events
Topic: RoveAmerica 2019 and 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: RoveAmerica 2019 and 2021

I think my favouites out of all those are the two corker SD1s I must say each one of them looks brand new and absolutely gorgeous the one on the right reminds me of my father in laws SD1 back in 1981 , he lent me the car on our wedding night and we went out in it, to the Bridge Motel in Reigate :mrg...
by falkor
Tue May 26, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: New boy - if only!
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: New boy - if only!

Welcome Dave, what a great idea to include a copy of issue No.1. yes fantastic, fancy having Issue no 1 components to hand to do it !! like the sound of that, we are so lucky to have an abundance of Rover magazines coming through the post at us but talking of essential journies , a couple of weeks b...
by falkor
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: And those not mentioned above ..
Topic: the standard grade at petrol stations from 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 1214

the standard grade at petrol stations from 2021

Rover vehicles alert :o Transport secretary Grant Shapps made the announcement this morning, revealing that the government was consulting on whether to make it the standard grade at British filling stations from 2021. Ethanol absorbs carbon dioxide, and by increasing the percentage in UK fuels, he e...
by falkor
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Meetings, Rallies and Events
Topic: cancelled S East Rover Rally, Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens Sunday 14th June 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 847

cancelled S East Rover Rally, Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens Sunday 14th June 2020

From the M23/A23: Head South on the M23/A23 and take the exit signposted Handcross, follow the B2110 through Lower Beeding, at the end of the road turn left. The entrance is immediately on your left. https://calliope-maracas.squarespace.com/what-to-do-and-see The South East Rover Rally, at Leonardsl...
by falkor
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: New members
Topic: Once again a Rover man
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: Once again a Rover man

In 1963 my first car was a Rover 12, to be followed by a P3 60 when a Bentley smashed into the 12 killing it. I have very fond memories of these reliable, stylish, comfortable cars. Later on I drove a 95 and in my middle years an SD1 as a company car. Geoff what happened with the Bentley Geoff? any...