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#557499 - 02/02/19 06:36 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
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Registered: 19/12/11
Posts: 1671
Loc: Seattle, USA
Glad You made it to Talk Morgan again. I have found many old friends here as well as some new ones.
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#557502 - 02/02/19 06:45 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
OZ 4/4 Offline

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Registered: 25/11/11
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Loc: Australia - NSW Mid North Coas...
A warm welcome back from "downunder"
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#557507 - 02/02/19 07:09 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
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Registered: 29/12/18
Posts: 343
Loc: North of Stamford, UK
Welcome Rovert. Myself and Lady HB have often stayed in Jersey- lovely place and fun to drive around. Caught by accident the air show once and remember some fairly old Russian plane basically flying so slowly against the wind that it was almost static in the sky. Is it true that I hear the Mansell museum has gone? I enjoyed hearing Nige’s cheerful tone on the headset last time we were there.
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#557517 - 02/02/19 08:19 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
Alistair Offline
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Registered: 18/03/09
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Welcome. That sounds like a nice roster of cars. Orange and Chrome Purple, cripes.
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#557550 - 02/02/19 11:39 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: pete757]
Rovert Offline
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Registered: 22/08/13
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Originally Posted By pete757
Any chance of a photo on this thread please!

Sounds epic! :>)


OK will do my best.

Lets see if I have RTFMd the photo instructions...



OK that seems to have done it, this is taken at a local timber merchants, I was collecting some pallisading, I can get more in the Mog than the Land Rover!

(Apologies if people were expecting Orange and Chrome Purple that was my provisional spec for a cancelled TVR order smile )
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#557552 - 02/02/19 11:57 PM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
Rovert Offline
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Registered: 22/08/13
Posts: 96
Originally Posted By Button
Glad You made it to Talk Morgan again. I have found many old friends here as well as some new ones.


Thanks Bill, already spotted a few more old friends

Originally Posted By OZ 4/4
A warm welcome back from "downunder"


Thanks Oz

Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Welcome Rovert. Myself and Lady HB have often stayed in Jersey- lovely place and fun to drive around. Caught by accident the air show once and remember some fairly old Russian plane basically flying so slowly against the wind that it was almost static in the sky. Is it true that I hear the Mansell museum has gone? I enjoyed hearing Nige’s cheerful tone on the headset last time we were there.
HB


Yes, at the moment I'm afraid it is. If you buy a car from his son's car dealership, I understand that they will offer you a private tour of it at wherever it is being stored.

The plane may well have been an an Antonov

Originally Posted By Alistair
Welcome. That sounds like a nice roster of cars. Orange and Chrome Purple, cripes.



Thank you Alistair
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#557553 - 03/02/19 12:03 AM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Peter J]
Rovert Offline
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Registered: 22/08/13
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Originally Posted By Peter J


Oh well, we shall just have to come back to Jersey when you are at home! We are doing the IOW this year, but as it is a few years since we were in Jersey we could do with a refreshing return!

the Plus 8 (Aero) is no problem on the ferry, but getting round corners on some of the lanes another matter!

Peter


It would be very pleasant to give you a tour of the Island Peter although, as you say, the roads can be a little err character building.

That is one of the reasons my other car is a Land Rover Defender so I can see what is coming around the corner.

Lets hope that the new Wide-Body Morgan is wider on interior space rather than overall width otherwise any potential owner here may be a bit limited on the roads here.
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#557572 - 03/02/19 08:24 AM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
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Registered: 06/12/14
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Hello from belgium. Nice color combination.


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#557598 - 03/02/19 10:33 AM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
Peter J Offline
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Registered: 13/08/13
Posts: 11219
Loc: Salisbury, UK
Originally Posted By Rovert
Originally Posted By Peter J


Oh well, we shall just have to come back to Jersey when you are at home! We are doing the IOW this year, but as it is a few years since we were in Jersey we could do with a refreshing return!

the Plus 8 (Aero) is no problem on the ferry, but getting round corners on some of the lanes another matter!

Peter


It would be very pleasant to give you a tour of the Island Peter although, as you say, the roads can be a little err character building.

That is one of the reasons my other car is a Land Rover Defender so I can see what is coming around the corner.

Lets hope that the new Wide-Body Morgan is wider on interior space rather than overall width otherwise any potential owner here may be a bit limited on the roads here.


The Aero +8 is about 6" wider inside than the roadster we had before. It also has a poor lock, thanks to the 225 width front tyres. But the ride is so much better, and the power, oh the power.

The local Morgan group who took us out seemed have a bit of a relaxed view of the local speed limits once out of any built up areas. But it was fun.....!!
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#557602 - 03/02/19 10:48 AM Re: Hello from Jersey [Re: Rovert]
HeadlessBlue Offline
Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 29/12/18
Posts: 343
Loc: North of Stamford, UK
Hi Rovert
By Jove, you are absolutely correct. Just did a bitta looking around on the interweb following your suggestion and i think it was the AN - 2 - thanks for the tip.
By the way your car looks stunning in that light
HB

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