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Old 11th January 2019, 22:14   #21
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The Marina TC is 200 Lbs lighter, and more aerodynamic than an MGB, and yes I preferred it to the 1975 Citron MGB I had


So just for you, here I am along with my friend Matty, dragging a Damask Red Marina TC Saloon back from Bristol to Newcastle with the Russet Brown Marina 1700L estate....circa 1993.


Note the tightwad use of the numberplat used on the trailer, removed from the tailgate of the tow car, and the spiffy Fiat X/19 alloys

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It’s a VERY long time ago now (c. 1975 maybe), but that one on the trailer looks identical to TC I had.
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Old 11th January 2019, 22:28   #22
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My father had a 1.8 TC coupé it was that turquoise colour, no idea of the correct name of it I’d a shot of it a few times and I really liked it
Lagoon metallic Les



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Old 11th January 2019, 22:30   #23
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Been there and done that, but with a Morris 575

At the time, commercials were insured on GVW and not engine capacity

A bit tight, but the dry undressed 3500 is the same weight as a B Series

A pint in a half pint pot eh! nice neat looking install though.
A mate of mine managed to shoehorn a maxi 1750 into a mini, it was a total bodge tbh but did go like a stabbed rat..... briefly. lol.
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Old 11th January 2019, 23:46   #24
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I like the nutters who have squeezed Rover V8s into Minis...
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That's rather pretty Brian
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Old 12th January 2019, 09:49   #26
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That's rather pretty Brian
It's a bit rough underneath mind, how it passed an MOT is beyond me..



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It's a bit rough underneath mind, how it passed an MOT is beyond me..



Holy moly .... nothing short of a show car!
Looking at the pic ... you could get 20's under those arches lol.
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Old 12th January 2019, 11:49   #28
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It's a bit rough underneath mind, how it passed an MOT is beyond me..



Goodness me, do you actually drive it?

Being that clean I would say it never goes out in the rain or if it has rained.
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Old 12th January 2019, 17:02   #29
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I've forwarded those pictures to Jeremy Clarkson. He said he'll pop over and 'improve it' for you.
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It would probably be salvageable if you put a little effort in
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