Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club

News Clips - snippets from the Club's Newsletters

Earlier snippets are in the News clips Archive

October 2002

President's Prattle

  •  Nearing the end of the rally season
  •  Commentated at Stowmarket
  •  Many members attended Lavenham
  •  Webmaster: any connection between those last two items?
  •  Fish & Chips again
  •  Commentating at Elmswell, included a spectacular flypast
  •  Buzzard, Kestrel and Falcon caused concern at Chantry
  •  Gordon Kinsey to speak at the next club meeting
  •  Hurricane Run in October
  •  Several Austin limousines get an honourable mention, including a Sheerline with very  unusual engine. It didn't survive - or do you know better...???

Secretary's Scribble

  •  Colin was expecting piles
  •  Elain and Colin missed the runs
  •  Fish & Chips get yet another mention
  •  Reports on visits to several motor museums and the GWR
  •  Oh, surprise, surprise, a visit to the Armstrong Siddeley OC spares store
  •  Reminder to get your orders in for Hurricane Run and Annual Dinner

Other Items

  •  Updated list of "new" members (dating from almost a year ago)
  •  Jensen production and some unexpectedly linked annoucements
  •  Ferguson Tractors at Banner Lane (or not)
  •  Boadicea or Boudicca? The pronunciation and the run discussed
  •  Report of the Lavenham and Aldeburgh runs

Highs and Lows of Classic Car Ownership

  •  79/80 Mercedes 450 SEL covered in slime
  •  Scotch Brite, re-charge, petrol, turn the key - what happened?
  •  Just for a laugh, would it pass an MOT?
  •  How much to fill the tank?
  •  Traded with the Humber for what?

Car wanted

  •  Morris Minor/Marina/Ital spares and manuals
  •  Scrap cars and MoT failures bought