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Just start by saying I have lifted this idea from the Film Noir site, its a cool idea so i thought we'd give it a go on here. If you see a cool picture share it with us here.

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59 Replies · Reply by Bill 1 hour ago

Books

I thought it would be worthwhile to start a new discussion on books. To narrow it down a bit, I suggest we stick to the more or less mod- related books; I wouldn´t want to bother you with each and every novel I´ve read. Among the ones I´ve read…

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Gettin To The Point

First night of a new club in Leeds playing the best inR&B, Soul, Ska, Jazz, British Beat, Latin & Mod Club Classics Guest DJs:Dave Edwards (Sidewinder)Mark Thomas (Heavenly Blocked)Pid (Brum Beat)Resident DJs:Lee MillerNeil LeeSaturday 18th…

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Chris Cameron replied to Neil Shide's item I wear my wartime coat in the wind and sleet.
"The first US parka I bought I painted The Who on the back the same as the Quadrophenia album, but soon afterwards I regretted it. Even worse I was not exactly cash rich back then and just put up with it. When we went to Scarborough in Easter 1982 th…"
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Back in 1980 I bought an M-51 parka off my mate Phil Lawson, he had spent the whole summer embroidering the Brunswick label to The Who's 'My Generation' on the back. The outer diameter of the label must have been 20" plus. Anyway, it was a work of a…
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Young Meteor replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"I reckon these are pretty cool. Peugeot 304 cabriolet. I know it's a 1970's car but you can pick them up for £3000"
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Young Meteor replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"My sprint is currently in the paint shop. I decided to have it painted in the original paint Colour - which is a metallic blue, but looks silver/blue. It looks to be a very similar colour to your scoot. Apparently Vespa sprints were only painted on…"
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Its an older restoration so there are some rust bubbles and so on but it still looks smart .
Its a peugeot color and I do know the code .
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