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Big Al

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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #30 on: July 13, 2012, 07:56:08 AM »
Amazing what a couple of old Isetta headlights can do, bolted on as an apparent afterthought, stylistically. Clearly I am odd one out here as I prefer integral design where the headlight would actually not protrude at all.

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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #31 on: July 13, 2012, 09:33:44 AM »
External bolt-on lights sometimes look awful, sometimes great, I much prefer the faired-in Heinkel-Trojan lights to the Isetta ones, and many other examples too, but to me they look great on the Bond. All down to personal taste!
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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2012, 01:30:43 AM »
So good he licked the headlamp bowl clean.

Perhaps it is because it breaks up the straight lines.
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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2012, 10:04:11 PM »
Lots of Camper Vans in the pictures.  ;D
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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2012, 06:35:05 AM »
Should have held it near us, not much rain!

And not so many cars, sadly, unless in your shed!

Well, suprisingly, our old Pyrenees rallies turned out pretty well!

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Re: Bath Microcar Rally 2012
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2012, 07:28:29 AM »


Well, suprisingly, our old Pyrenees rallies turned out pretty well!

http://www.freewebs.com/nickandannapoll/apps/photos/

That is indeed very true. I revise my quip.
Messerschmitt set, Goggo Darts, Heinkel 175, Fiat Jolly, Autobianchi, Fairthorpe Electron Minor, Borgward, Isuzu Trooper
Citroen BX 17TZD & GTI 16v
Held - MG Magnette ZB & 4/44
For sale - Vellam Isetta, Bamby, AC Type 70, Velorex, Church Pod, Reliant Mk5, KR200,  Saab 96, Bellemy Trials, Citroen BXs