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Bob Purton

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New mystery car. Easy one.
« on: January 03, 2008, 10:38:33 AM »
Can you name this car and its owner?
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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2008, 10:44:08 AM »
Mochet?  Don't know the owner though.

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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2008, 11:21:05 AM »
I'm looking for the full name of car and owner. Nick, as you failed to answer the question fully I will have to search your vehicle and confiscate all your french plonk! Hee Hee!   Nick, how are you getting on with your Qpod?

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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2008, 12:07:07 PM »
i believe it to be a velocar? i did a little researching into them a few yrs ago as i would like one very much!

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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2008, 02:37:11 PM »
YOU CAN LAUGH BUT I HAVE GOT TO PEDEL DOWN TO THE SHOPS IN THIS ! AND IN THESE BOOTS!

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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2008, 03:22:42 PM »
Im 100% sure its a velocar! Sorry don't know the nice woman( owner ) beside the car.
Anyway,who knows a velocar for sale???
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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2008, 04:04:22 PM »
 Velocar. Mochet. It's all the same company, the vehicles being sold as Velocar in the 1920s & '30s before becoming Mochet in 1948, and this one looks like a fairly late (1947?) Velocar Type H a moteur.
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Re: New mystry car. Easy one.
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2008, 05:34:15 PM »
Yes, you are all correct its a velocar , product of the company of the great Charles Mochet, dont know which year, the owners are Roland and Martine Duret from across the channel. Stuart wants a good clip round the ear for being too darned clever!
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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2008, 06:00:40 PM »
And i need a prize for being the first to say it was a velocar!? ;D

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Re: New mystery car. Easy one.
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2008, 10:02:39 PM »
Hi Dan. The fact that you got it before Stuart your friend and rival should be reward enough!

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Re: New mystery car. Easy one.
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2008, 10:07:25 PM »
True,it can be a hard one getting in before Stuart(Stuart might find that funny!)he seems to spend all his free time finding out about absolutely every form of micro!

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Re: New mystery car. Easy one.
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2008, 06:25:49 AM »
Hi Bobbybubble

Good old Stuart, the man, the legend.  He always comes up with the answers and puts us
to shame!

The Qpod is wrapped up for the winter, neeeds a rear wheel bearing and possibly a gearbox
oil change as it's a bit noisy.  Other than that, we're looking forward to dragging it round France
behind the Sherpa this summer.

Latest toy will appeal to Triporteur - a Zongshen delivery tricycle with a 97cc Honda-type engine.
Photo to follow when I've taken one small enough to load it on the Forum.

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Re: New mystery car. Easy one.
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2008, 01:25:23 PM »
Funnily enough, i received an email the other day with these fotos of Roland and Martine.

I think they replied to the xmas email from one of my friends in France (Jean-do) and by mistake sent their email to everyone on his (extensive) email list.

I assume that's how you got this picture Bob?

Is that the zongshen that was on ebay recently Nick?
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Re: New mystery car. Easy one.
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2008, 04:33:58 PM »
Yes thats how I got it along with a host of other cards from French enthusiasts, can think how they all got my email, I dont know half of them! Must be the Inter Torpedo connection.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2008, 10:46:45 PM by bobbybubble »