Issue 7 (December 2006)

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December 2006, Issue 7

–       THE ITALIAN JOB: This might look like your regular hot Mini, but a number of subtle differences give the game away; it’s an Innocenti Mini Cooper, an Italian-built variant that is highly prized by Mini collectors today. What’s more, this one is RHD…

–       CELEBRATION OF A UNIQUE PEUGEOT: We take a quick peek at a 1933 Peugeot 301 Cabriolet, one of only four to arrive in Ireland in that year and now believed to be one of the only survivors worldwide.

–       MASSEY FERGUSON RESTORATION: We travel to the home of Noel Fahey in south-east Galway to see his freshly-restored MF 35.

–       LEYLAND FG550: The FG-series Leyland is one close to the heart of many Irish hauliers, as it gave loyal and dependable service to many over its lifetime. Here, we check out a 1972 example, complete with functioning tipper.

–       IRISH JAGUAR ASSEMBLY: John Dickenson tells Philip Walsh of his memories assembling Jaguars in their Irish production plant in Cavey’s of Dublin.

–       WOLSELEY 1500: Gerry Barrett examines the history of one of Wolseley’s success stories of the late fifties and early sixties.

–       MASSEY FERGUSON COLLECTION: Andrew Pollock heads to Co. Longford to check out a very special collection, containing no less than fourteen classic Massey Fergusons!

–       SHOW REPORTS: Event reports from Mountbellew Vintage Club’s 7th Annual Field Day, Newcastle Vintage Club Show, IMOC Western Mini Run, Fingal Vintage Show and Blackstairs Vintage Rally.

–       PLUS: All your monthly favourites like Ten Best, Laid to Rust, News & Events, Diary Dates, Your Letters, Pastimes, classifieds and lots, lots more!