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Whats this and what was it used for?
« on: June 22, 2008, 06:33:34 PM »
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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2008, 12:49:20 PM »
Looks like its coming from a fairground, and fitted with a Peel P50 steering wheel.
Nice anyway. Is there an engine? Electric/Petrol??
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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2008, 01:37:36 PM »
I love the shape.  Are there wheels?  I mean other than the steering wheel.  This is just fascinating.  ;D
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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2008, 01:51:43 PM »
Very cute! It is reminiscent of the Eccles.  Any specs re motor/transmission? Is it for sale? 8)
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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2008, 05:48:37 PM »
Yes it is Cute isnt it! It has wheels, is electric, is not for sale otherwise I would have bought it myself, but what was it used for? I will give you a clue, you proberbly notice im pulling a bit of a face whilst sitting on it, thats because it smells bad! I wont give the answers now because I think that when Citizen Cyphus has a look he will know.

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2008, 10:51:19 AM »
Was it a road going vehicle originally?

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2008, 01:47:23 PM »
Of sorts but the road is one you would not certainly not want to walk on. It also has to do with why the vegitation it growing so well underneath the car.

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2008, 01:59:56 PM »
 Even when folk are told what this thing was used for, I still don't think many of them are going to believe it. Certainly it took me a few moments to take it in when I found out last night.  Apparently this rather nice looking car is, of all things, a sewer inspection vehicle!  :o  What a way to earn your living, never seeing daylight & spending all day up to your axles in s....  ....tuff usually found under somebody's rhubarb   :-X   

 Needless to say, I like it...  ;D

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2008, 05:51:23 PM »
Well done Mr Cyphus. Did you manage to find out the name of the company that made it?

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2008, 06:40:10 PM »
I wondered whether it is the fabled Eccles Floater! ;)
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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2008, 08:53:21 AM »
I dont think anyone actually named the maker of this little sewage surfer. It was apparently made by Morris electrics, better known I think for there milk floats and various other electric powered utility vehicles.

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Re: Whats this and what was it used for?
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2009, 03:39:25 PM »
What's the rear basket for? carrying the operators sandwiches. Registration number: 'ACW 1' does this stand for A Crap Wagon?  ;D