Category Archives: vehicles

GM closing plants?

While I have great sympathy for those losing their jobs, it should have come as no surprise. GM products have been sub standard for some years now. When we combine poor quality with poor sales and changing consumer requirements, the … Continue reading

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My British Car Collection?

Just received this display cabinet for my car collection (early Christmas Present). This might bring a little forgiveness from the BATAN’s car club members. I know I committed a dreadful sin buying a Pontiac Firefly, though you really have to … Continue reading

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2.9 Billion loan rewrite off????

Chrysler Canada? no we are Fiat Chrysler a totally different corporation.   So if I change my name can the bank still make me pay my mortgage? Yes of course they can, and it I fail to pay up they … Continue reading

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Is Carbon Tax the answer?

California has some of the toughest pollution laws on this continent, Ontario has just ended vehicle emission pollution inspections. That sounds like a regressive step, perhaps it is, but it rid the province of old oil burning vehicles on its … Continue reading

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Name year make and model?

I thought it might be fun to test my blog followers knowledge of the British motoring world of old. Try and tell me the year make and model of the four cars and one motorcycle. That is my young daughter … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Budge

Hospital is far from the best place to celebrate your birthday, but you are in a good hands so get better soon. Yoda dressed up especially for you to wish you happy birthday. At Bluefield you were voted mostly likely … Continue reading

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Speeding on PEI

I do not know the actual numbers of vehicle accidents, deaths and injuries on our provincial roads. However I’m quite confident in saying it is too many. My own experience of driving from Wellington to Summerside or Charlottetown on Hwy … Continue reading

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The Broad Arrow????

Ministry of Defense Broad Arrow Posted on 26th June 2018by irishroverpei All items belonging to the MOD (Ministry of Defense UK) are marked/stamped with the symbol “Broad Arrow”. The purpose is to prevent misuse, theft etc. The arrow symbol in … Continue reading

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Unable to Drive These Days!!!(cataracts)

A dear friend who lives in the Highlands sent me an email  some time ago that got me thinking about the many trips I made to Lochgilphead in a wide variety of vehicles during the early 1960’s. I mostly rented … Continue reading

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

Yesterday afternoon I took a walk down memory lane, more accurately a Rover memory lane. An old friend, Brian Dyer and his wife Susan arrived for a brief visit on their way to O’Leary. Brian and I go back some … Continue reading

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