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Pictures of my cars and vans through the years.
There are several I've missed, but to be honest I'd rather forget them :-)
Date(s): Various. Album by Russ. Photos by Russ. 1 - 62 of 62 Total. 3165 Visits.
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MG1100. My 1st car, bought just after my 17th birthday. £150. (DFC 59 C)

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Vauxhall Victor FD 1600. 2nd car. £180. Picture isn't my car, but doctored to look similar. Uprated brakes and fitted new engine with 4sp gearbox! (OLJ 42 G)

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3rd car, Rover P6 3500, auto. £600. Smooth car. Picture taken by ex-friend Steve in a Liliput boat yard! (EYB 104J)

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Scanned picture from very large print by ex-friend Steve. Nice car. Fitted 4 new wings...

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Ford Escort mk2 1100 van. By the time this picture was taken it had a hot 1600 mexico engine (120+bhp) with full 'rally' suspension. Too many other mods to mention here!

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This picture is not my actual car. Mine was a Rover SD1 3500 V8. I loved this great car. It was lowered with fat alloys/tyres etc. Think it cost just over £1000 but spent £tons on it! Can't remember number plate off hand... Kept it for over 3 years. Much modded!

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Ford Escort mk3, Estate 1300. Neat little car with mods but slooow! Picture taken at Naish. The area of grass here has now fallen over the cliff edge!!

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MG Maestro 1600. Fairly sporty, but terrible starter when hot! Picture taken in 1986.

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Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI. My 1st brand new car. Pocket rocket! Great, fast little car.

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Picture taken near Levisham, on the North Yorkshire railway. On it's shake down, running in holiday.

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Vauxhall Cavelier 2000 Hatchback. Went backwards here. Dunno why?! Rubbish car really.

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Ford Escort mk4 van 1.8D. I had refused to use my 205 for work so this is my new company van. I wont mention the pile of s**t of a Metro they gave me first!!!

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Picture taken near Malmsmead, North Devon.

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Taken at the New Forest show ground

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Taken at Rapiers Farm picnic area, Newtondale Forest. Next to the North Yorkshire Moors railway.

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Whoops! On the way home!!!!  A43-M40 junction. Note: Front wheel is facing wrong way! Suspension almost completely ripped off!

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Land Rover 90 2.5P, Pickup. Good clean off-roading fun!

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Fitted with all the usual stuff!

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Taken at Bovington tank ground. At an AWDC event.

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Good 'dirty' fun. Again at Bovvy.

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Bovvy 'Knifeedge Hill' again. Note: Pete's Lada Niva in background.

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Picture taken when going to see Chevy for the first time.
Also check out: http://imageevent.com/russpix/k10atbovington


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Chevrolet K10 Stepside pickup 400ci. (6.6ltr!). Taken in Vic Armstrongs field. (The stunt arranger in various films)

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What can I say.... It's big!    8mpg!!!

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At home. About to start a half hearted rebuild!

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Stripped down to chassis etc. Note, new colour on wing. Also, Sam, Steve's old (late) dog in truck!

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Engine was rebuilt etc.

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Volkswagon Transporter T4. 2000P LWB. My own van which I bought to use as a camper. Here it is at the Fox & Rabbit campsite near Pickering, North Yorkshire.

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This picture taken at an NFDA meet at Parley Cross.

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Another company van, a Citroen Berlingo 800 1.9D. With my brand new trailer.

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My Misubishi Delica, 4x4 Spacegear Exceed 2.8 TD. Loaded with stuff to play with! Can even carry a motorbike in the back. Pretty capable off road as well.

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Taken at the Beaulieu 4x4 offroad event 2003. Good fun.

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In the mud for the first, but definately not the last time!

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Great!

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An experiment with Photoshop to see what different wheels would look like.

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The seating arrangments

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The sleeping arrangments. (A bit to bumpy for my liking!)

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The Delica on a cover of a magazine.

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My new company van (At last)

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This is Pete's Niva!

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Fred! Seat Altea FR 2.0 TFSi

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Fred with my Delica

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My new (Old) Land Rover 90 300TDi Defender

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In need of a few extras!

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Snorkel, Rock Sliders etc done

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HD Steering guard, A Bar with LED Spots etc

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Some heavy duty gear to go with the 2" lift kit fitted!

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My new company van...

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Play time at Mannington Heath!
Now with 2" lift kit fitted along with new wheels and bigger tyres!


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Deepish ford crossing...

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