MG1100. My 1st car, bought just after my 17th birthday. £150. (DFC 59 C)
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)
3rd car, Rover P6 3500, auto. £600. Smooth car. Picture taken by ex-friend Steve in a Liliput boat yard! (EYB 104J)
Scanned picture from very large print by ex-friend Steve. Nice car. Fitted 4 new wings...
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!
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!
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!!
MG Maestro 1600. Fairly sporty, but terrible starter when hot! Picture taken in 1986.
Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI. My 1st brand new car. Pocket rocket! Great, fast little car.
Picture taken near Levisham, on the North Yorkshire railway. On it's shake down, running in holiday.
Vauxhall Cavelier 2000 Hatchback. Went backwards here. Dunno why?! Rubbish car really.
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!!!
Picture taken near Malmsmead, North Devon.
Taken at the New Forest show ground
Taken at Rapiers Farm picnic area, Newtondale Forest. Next to the North Yorkshire Moors railway.
Whoops! On the way home!!!! A43-M40 junction. Note: Front wheel is facing wrong way! Suspension almost completely ripped off!
Land Rover 90 2.5P, Pickup. Good clean off-roading fun!
Fitted with all the usual stuff!
Taken at Bovington tank ground. At an AWDC event.
Good 'dirty' fun. Again at Bovvy.
Bovvy 'Knifeedge Hill' again. Note: Pete's Lada Niva in background.
Picture taken when going to see Chevy for the first time.
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Chevrolet K10 Stepside pickup 400ci. (6.6ltr!). Taken in Vic Armstrongs field. (The stunt arranger in various films)
What can I say.... It's big! 8mpg!!!
At home. About to start a half hearted rebuild!
Stripped down to chassis etc. Note, new colour on wing. Also, Sam, Steve's old (late) dog in truck!
Engine was rebuilt etc.
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.
This picture taken at an NFDA meet at Parley Cross.
Another company van, a Citroen Berlingo 800 1.9D. With my brand new trailer.
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.
Taken at the Beaulieu 4x4 offroad event 2003. Good fun.
In the mud for the first, but definately not the last time!
An experiment with Photoshop to see what different wheels would look like.
The seating arrangments
The sleeping arrangments. (A bit to bumpy for my liking!)
The Delica on a cover of a magazine.
My new company van (At last)
This is Pete's Niva!
Fred! Seat Altea FR 2.0 TFSi
Fred with my Delica
My new (Old) Land Rover 90 300TDi Defender
In need of a few extras!
Snorkel, Rock Sliders etc done
HD Steering guard, A Bar with LED Spots etc
Some heavy duty gear to go with the 2" lift kit fitted!
My new company van...
Play time at Mannington Heath!
Now with 2" lift kit fitted along with new wheels and bigger tyres!
Deepish ford crossing...