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Offline Sunroof53  
#1 Posted : 26 July 2009 02:39:42(UTC)
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Another lost Oval.Not sure if i posted some of these beforeBlushing

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Offline VW Stan  
#2 Posted : 26 July 2009 13:19:45(UTC)
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According to the dvla, BCD 822B is still registered but last taxed in '86 so might be hidden away sonewhere.

The other two don't show up.

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Offline 55Kab  
#3 Posted : 26 July 2009 13:24:32(UTC)
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Well XXL 34 survived up until 1989 as I shot it at VW Action. However, it's not listed on the DLVA website so it doesn't look good.

The tax on BCD 822B expired on 1/2/86 so doesn't look got for that one also. No SORN declared.

OEL 134 has been seen about and was taxed until 1/9/2008 so I'm sure that one is still with us.

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#4 Posted : 26 July 2009 13:54:11(UTC)
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55Kab wrote:

OEL 134 has been seen about and was taxed until 1/9/2008 so I'm sure that one is still with us.



I miss-read the plate, looked up DEL! Blushing
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Offline Rich Oakley  
#5 Posted : 26 July 2009 14:22:06(UTC)
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I miss-read the plate, looked up DEL! Blushing


OEL is definitely still around, I saw it not too long ago.
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Offline Sunroof53  
#6 Posted : 26 July 2009 15:43:45(UTC)
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Thats good news .OEL looked to be a very nice car.Shame no one has a recent photo.I have some more old scans somewhere of other cars.Not sure what to do with them though .Maybe we need a lost and found sticky?

These pics are apalling but i have a feeling LUS belongs to Chris clarke of peppercorn.Interesting car for me as it is a 53 sunroof.i would be interested in the chassis # of this car to see if it is earlier than my own.

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Offline Rich Oakley  
#7 Posted : 26 July 2009 19:26:32(UTC)
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969AYU (Ghia) got written off years ago. Didn't it belong to the editor of Safer Motoring?
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#8 Posted : 26 July 2009 19:29:43(UTC)
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720ADM and GJF777D were no longer registered with the DVLC in 1983, so most likely scrapped. I think Chris Clarke still owns LUS805
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#9 Posted : 27 July 2009 03:42:18(UTC)
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Rich Oakley wrote:
969AYU (Ghia) got written off years ago. Didn't it belong to the editor of Safer Motoring?



AYU was in safer on many occaisions from when it was owned by one of the VW Directors .I remember the feature when he swapped it for the new Razor edge ghia.It seemed to appear for other accessory related features , which would make sense if it was the editors.Sad that such a featured car was written off.

Does Chris clarke use this forum?


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#10 Posted : 27 July 2009 09:02:28(UTC)
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BTW Mike I had already started a thread on this subject:

http://forums.pre67vw.co...aspx?g=posts&t=16967

Do you want to add your data to that one?

Still working on the British Historic VW's website. This type of stuff will be covered on there too. Wink

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#11 Posted : 27 July 2009 11:05:39(UTC)
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55Kab wrote:
BTW Mike I had already started a thread on this subject:

http://forums.pre67vw.co...aspx?g=posts&t=16967

Do you want to add your data to that one?

Still working on the British Historic VW's website. This type of stuff will be covered on there too. Wink



Hi Martin,
Yes i can move move it if i knew how .Maybe Rob can help or even make a sticky so it stays at the top.A sort of Graveyard thread or Lost and found?

How is the register going?

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#12 Posted : 27 July 2009 11:53:02(UTC)
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Hi Martin,
Yes i can move move it if i knew how .Maybe Rob can help or even make a sticky so it stays at the top.A sort of Graveyard thread or Lost and found?

How is the register going?


Good idea. Come on Rob, I think a sticky for photos would be a good idea?

Register is progressing but not as fast as I'd have liked. Hope to make some real progress on it over the next couple of months, watch this space!

I was looking though some old slides at the weekend and found this, recognise it....??? Laugh Laugh

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#13 Posted : 27 July 2009 14:02:33(UTC)
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Good idea. Come on Rob, I think a sticky for photos would be a good idea?



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Offline Mike Peckham  
#14 Posted : 27 July 2009 14:08:43(UTC)
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55Kab wrote:
Well XXL 34 survived up until 1989 as I shot it at VW Action. However, it's not listed on the DLVA website so it doesn't look good.


If XXL does survive it might well have a different number plate, I remember this car and it had what you might call a "conflict of identity". It's original number was RLO something, XXL was "borrowed" from another oval which was scrapped in about 1982... Wink

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#15 Posted : 28 July 2009 08:01:48(UTC)
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I was looking though some old slides at the weekend and found this, recognise it....??? Laugh Laugh

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Laugh LaughMmm looks familiar ,just cant place it though Wink





Thanks Martin thats a nice photo BigGrin .
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#16 Posted : 28 July 2009 08:14:46(UTC)
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A split from a 1962 feature.

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#17 Posted : 28 July 2009 23:15:16(UTC)
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Still registered but last taxed in 1996...


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#18 Posted : 29 July 2009 03:28:16(UTC)
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It's got 'Poor-Man's Alloy Wheels.... home-made? I guess.

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Still registered but last taxed in 1996...


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#19 Posted : 29 July 2009 08:08:14(UTC)
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It's got 'Poor-Man's Alloy Wheels.... home-made? I guess.



I have seen a few porsche style hub caps but those are definitley unique!

Here is another UK oval .Probanly long gone .Wouldnt it be great if DVLA supplied the address of the vrhicle and not just tax details(I relise it would never happen for obvious reasons).There must be hundreds of cars waiting to be found somwhere.


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#20 Posted : 29 July 2009 10:15:34(UTC)
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Here is another UK oval .Probanly long gone .Wouldnt it be great if DVLA supplied the address of the vrhicle and not just tax details(I relise it would never happen for obvious reasons).There must be hundreds of cars waiting to be found somwhere


Nice one.

Things that dreams are made of Mike. We need a contact on the "inside" at the DVLA (step forward Robin Allen?). But I hear even the Police have to ensure they have supporting data when asking about a car's details.....

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