Issue 18 (November 2007)


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November 2007, Issue 18

–       A HIGH STANDARD: The Standard Eight Tourer was always a quite rare version, yet the owner of this pristine example remembers this very car providing sterling family service in the past.

–       ONE FOR THE ROAD: Half tractor, half truck, this Lanz Bulldog Traffic road-tractor has just been restored to stunning condition.

–       HAPPY BIRTHDAY KDF!: John O’Connell marks the 70th birthday of the ubiquitous Volkswagen.

–       FORD CONSUL CLASSIC 315 DELUXE: John Martyn tells us of his rare tail-finned Ford, and how he came to purchase it.

–       TRIUMPH STAG: 1970 to 1977: Gerry Barrett delves into the history of one of the most desirable British touring cars of all.

–       RUSTON RESTORATION PT. 2: Helen Mayne brings us the second half of the story of the mammoth restoration of a Ruston & Hornsby 8H oil engine.

–       REAPING THE BENEFITS: Andrew Pollock travels to Wexford to bring us the incredible story of an original, unrestored Osborne reaper/binder, which has survived its last 100 years very well indeed.

–       SHOW REPORTS: Event reports from Clonakilty Vintage Rally, National Ploughing Championships, Garvagh Clydesdale & Vintage Day, Dungannon Vintage Rally, Imokilly Vintage & Classic event, Martinstown Annual Festival, North Kerry Classic Ford Run, Riverstown Vintage Festival, Ballymena Steam Rally, the Ferguson Day Out, Kilmaley Show, Mountbellew Vintage Rally and Trim V&V Car Show.

–       PLUS: All your monthly favourites like Ask the Expert, Ten Best, Laid to Rust, Event Round-Up, News & Events, Diary Dates, Your Letters, Pastimes, classifieds and lots, lots more!

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Weight 317 kg