Issue 48 (May 2010)


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May 2010, Issue 48

–       ACUTE ANGLE: The Ford Anglia 105E rewrote the small saloon rulebook when it was introduced in 1959, and proved a massive success in Ireland. Here we look at three stunning examples of the breed.

–       A MAJOR RESTORATION: There are always those few enthusiasts that go the extra mile with their restoration, and Kevin Fennelly certainly did just that with his 1958 Fordson Power Major.

–       BLACK BEAUTY: This 1977 VW Beetle was initially used as a rental car, before making its way to the West Coast of Ireland in 1978.

–       TRUCKING MAN: In their 250-year history, MAN have built a wide variety of machinery, and many trucks in their latter years. This month we bring you the story of a 16-240 tractor unit that is thought to be the only survivor of its kind.

–       MOTORBIKE MANIA: Norbert Sheering meets up with a motorbike-mad couple, who use their vintage and classic machines as often as possible on the byroads of Ireland.

–       HUNDREDS & THOUSANDS: Tony Doyle from Cork has built up an intriguing tractor collection, and now owns a model of every Ford 1000-Series tractor from the little 1000 up to the mighty 9000.

–       EVENT REPORTS: Event reports from the Kilkenny Motor Club Ford Anglia Event, Joanne Lordan Fun Run, Scarva Vintage Rally, Kilkenny Motor Club Run, Laois Hospice Vintage Run, James McCaffery Memorial Cup Run in aid of STOP, Ballyroan Vintage Club Road Run, Connacht Veteran & Vintage Motor Club Run, Finn Valley Vintage Day, Galway Historic Rally, Modelmania 2010 and the Belmont Hotel Toy Fair in Banbridge.

–       PLUS: All your monthly favourites like Retrospect, Garage Scene, Dealers’ Wheels, Model Scene, Tales from Over the Water, Laid to Rust, Event Round-Up, News & Events, Diary Dates, Your Letters, Pastimes, classifieds and lots, lots more!


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