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Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - Living With Classics -

DAVID SIMISTER ED­I­TOR

❚ 1972 MGB GT A suc­ces­sion of show out­ings with

CCW have kept me out of the ‘B’s driv­ing seat. I was fi­nally re­united with CKE 303K last week­end – about time!

JAMES SADLIER MAN­AG­ING ED­I­TOR

❚ 1994 FORD Mon­deo GLX I’m pre­par­ing the mighty ma­chine for a cruise down to Kent for the Brom­ley Pageant of Mo­tor­ing this week­end. Hope to see some of you there!

MIKE LE CAPLAIN PRO­DUC­TION ED­I­TOR

❚ 2001 MGF 1.8i Last seen dis­ap­pear­ing into a lo­cal pro­fes­sional spray booth, but how much of the car has been painted? I’m des­per­ate to find out! More soon…

DAVID BROWN AS­SO­CIATE ED­I­TOR

❚ 1999 ROVER 200 BRM LE Is tak­ing part in a dis­play of the cars at Gold­ing Young & Mawer’s sale pre­view at the for­mer BRM work­shop, Bourne, Lincs, on Sun­day 18 June.

MUR­RAY SCUL­LION NEWS ED­I­TOR

❚ 1996 MAZDA MX-5 The only prob­lem with hol­i­day­ing in Greece is that Easyjet won’t let me check my now sparkling MX-5 in as lug­gage. Miss­ing it al­ready!

CHRIS HOPE FEA­TURES ED­I­TOR

1980 TRI­UMPH TR7 FHC The elec­tric aerial I or­dered has ar­rived. Fit­ting it should be straight­for­ward and hope­fully re­store FM ra­dio to my ‘Seven­ties wedge.

NICK LARKIN ED­I­TOR-AT-LARGE

❚ 1990 AUSTIN Mae­stro Back from an ad­ven­ture in Scot­land (on loan to Prac­ti­cal Clas­sics) with­out in­ci­dent. It’s picked up a healthy tribe of Austin-Rover devo­tees as a re­sult.

RICHARD BAR­NETT MAR­KETS ED­I­TOR

❚ 2002 JAGUAR X-Type The high-mileage Jaguar of my trio had a post-260,000 miles hic­cup that’s now been cured by new plugs and coil­packs. On­wards and up­wards to 300,000 miles. ❚ ALSO ON THE FLEET Steve Berry 1970 Re­liant Scim­i­tar. Gil­lian Car­moodie 1957 Stan­dard 8. Richard Kil­patrick 1992 Jaguar XJS. John Lakey 1984 Opel Monza. Alex Ri­ley 1981 Tri­umph TR7 Conv. James Tay­lor 1950 Rover P4. Fuzz Town­shend Austin 7 Spe­cial.

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