Practical Classics April '87

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cachophrastus
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Practical Classics April '87

#1 Post by cachophrastus » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:31 pm

Hi All,

Does anyone have a pile of really (I mean REALLY) old Practical Classics?

There was an article about myself (I do rustproofing) in the April "87 edition and I need to get hold of it to substantiate my claim that I have been doing this "since Noah were a lad".

Cheers Chris

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#2 Post by gazza82 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:19 pm

"If you're driving on the edge ... you're leaving too much room!"

Retirement Project: '58 Austin A35 2-door with 1330cc Midget engine and many upgrades
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#3 Post by rich. » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:28 pm

i had that copy until last year when i had a clearout.. only saved the copy with the james hunt interview...

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#4 Post by jpsh120 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:09 am

1971 Sunbeam Rapier H120

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#5 Post by alabbasi » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:14 pm

I have a bunch from the early 90's to the late 90's (practical classics, popular classics and your classics). THey're still in my old bedroom at my parents house in London. My father is always on my case to get rid of them but push back. Someday, I'm going to ship a car (classic mini or old Land Rover) to the US and will put them in there.

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#6 Post by rich. » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:34 am

alabbasi wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:14 pm
I have a bunch from the early 90's to the late 90's (practical classics, popular classics and your classics). THey're still in my old bedroom at my parents house in London. My father is always on my case to get rid of them but push back. Someday, I'm going to ship a car (classic mini or old Land Rover) to the US and will put them in there.
as the pound is weaker against the dollar i would do that now...

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#7 Post by gazza82 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:44 am

It's not in that edition ... I found someone with a copy and they checked ...
"If you're driving on the edge ... you're leaving too much room!"

Retirement Project: '58 Austin A35 2-door with 1330cc Midget engine and many upgrades
Said goodbye: kept '98 Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 TSpark to 210K miles before tin worm struck

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