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Lancashire Microcar Society
« on: September 02, 2015, 10:22:16 PM »
Recently I bought some badges included were two rally type plaques from this club I have never heard of them , when did they exist and were they multi make ? That 70's melamine ? Type one red one blue , who was in the club ? Thanks
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2015, 08:55:38 AM »
Perhaps back to that question of when we first called them microcars ?
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2015, 10:31:26 AM »
At a guess I would thing Sam Wase might have had some involvement. He was ever a motivator and one of the old school who had the cars when they were still being made.
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2015, 11:24:44 AM »
Ah yes ! A Schmitt man I think ? He was doing the north west pub night when I got into micros in the 80's they relocated from Chorley and stopped meeting shortly after . Something I said ? But this Society was it secret ? Rally plaques for at least two years shows some level of support
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2015, 03:31:39 PM »
Lancashire Micro Car Society ,(I must be getting old >:() , their one and only rally was at sunny Southport the seaside gem on the Lancashire coast , 1980's , I cant much remember names or faces/cars but red Mk D Bond VON +++ and owner driver in attendance , and your's truly in his Bond Mk G tourer CDC 90C , we camped over and was given a engraved/etched glass cup/beaker for attendance - also the rally info/program , these I still have and will post photo soon .

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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2015, 07:42:11 PM »
would love to know more , were you a member? how many members ? size of Rally ? Any members still around ? And it does look like at least two Rallies - but undated
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2015, 08:30:40 PM »
questions , questions ( ;D) all i remember i think it was a one off rally , but the rally plaque looks familier, I could have got the class cup for best in show ? I realy cant remember - also I appolojize it was not at Southport but further in land we (son & I)  had a trip into Southport on the Saturday afternoon . I've found the sheet of paper with everything on , I'll get the  box down and find the cup/mug and rally plaque , one name that comes to mind is Doug Felton then owner of VON+++ , and been film in those days you thought before you clicked ! , the only photos I can find is one of Doug in the Mk D and one of junior .
photos to-morrow.

The reason I remember the weekend is , on the way home near Barnard Castle we lost power , replaced the plugs - good spark at TDC , limped home on one pot , next day another check and noticed through the plug hole both pistons at TDC , heads off then applied finger to piston heads , the drive side slowly went down the bore , so off came the barrals and said piston crown had snapped off around the area of the top ring . 




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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2015, 08:39:40 PM »
wow that's an odd one ! off to Beaulieu back late Sunday and check in here Monday then off to Crete for 10days so not being rude if I don't reply soonest  ;)
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2015, 07:34:37 AM »
Piston Broke, old joke. But a gold star for a save.

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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2015, 02:50:21 PM »
wow that's an odd one ! off to Beaulieu back late Sunday and check in here Monday then off to Crete for 10days so not being rude if I don't reply soonest  ;)

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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2015, 02:57:49 PM »
as promised ...

the leaflet/rally program .
the glass mug/cup  - etched .

date says August 9 1981 .

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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2015, 03:01:49 PM »
that went wrong - may be a Mod can sort them the right way up ?

the etcings on the class .
and the rally attendance plaque .
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2015, 11:41:29 AM »
well I recon your rally plaque is orange , mine are definitely red and blue so they either did mixed colours ,odd, for the one undated rally or they did three separate rallies hmmm thanks for the pics
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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2015, 08:16:30 PM »
thanks richard , there must be other owners that attended the weekend so there may be photos also ?

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Re: Lancashire Microcar Society
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2015, 07:00:57 PM »
Details of the second Lancashire Microcar rally.