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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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55 Replies · Reply by frames 12 hours 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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322 Replies · Reply by hubert davenport 19 hours ago

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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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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"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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"It was painted like that when I bought it .
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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hubert davenport replied to Motown's item Objects of desire - Mod or General
"Cheers Motown  and young meteor
If they're not going to fit sprint panels then do complete GS side panels fit sprints ?
A bit like this Spanish hybrid model ?
Oh and there was a rally 200 in a certain film some of you may have seen retrofitted with…"
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"I bought some for my 1970 Sprint Veloce, they was no good at all.
As YM said you may be able to cut them to fit. The problem with that is if you have original jag lights it's a crime to modify them.
If you have repro the chrome may flake off aroun…"
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"I'm sure they can be made to fit. All you need is some cardboard (to mske a templet) and a Dremmel with grinding and filing attachments."
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"i love jag lights on a vespa .
looking about the internet i see some repro items are available again .
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lets face it its the best bond film
certainly my favourite anyway .
the books a bit pricey but then again it will only have a niche market to appeal to so will have just  been  made in ltd nos .…"
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