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General Cars (Not Mercedes)

Is this the best Climax ever?

Regular readers may know that I have had 2 Clan Crusaders in my care, care as in they needed constant maintenance and attention. The Clan Crusader was a fibreglass monocoque constructed car powered by the Coventry Climax engine. This engine,… Continue Reading →

Oh no! I want a Discovery!

The best analogy I’ve ever heard for the owner of a Land Rover Discovery. Ownership is a lot like being a drug addict. When you’re on a high, everything in the world is great but it takes more drugs/money each… Continue Reading →

DAB – Dabbling in Radio

ICE (In Car Entertainment) has come a long way from the first systems installed in the 1930’s. It was 1952 before the first FM radio was introduced by Blaupunkt followed in 1953 by the iconic Becker Mexico. Since then there… Continue Reading →

Driverless Taxis

When ever I hail a taxi I usually like to sit in the front and chat to the driver. The conversation usually starts with “now then squire, what’s your MPG in this car?”. This is swiftly followed by questions about… Continue Reading →

Midweek Motoring Meander

Caffeine & Machine, Morgans and Diddly Squat Farmshop. We spent 3 days last week touring round the countryside south of Birmingham. We had tickets to a tour of the Morgan factory at Malvern and to make the journey worthwhile we… Continue Reading →

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