Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club

News Clips - snippets from the Club's Newsletters

[Earlier snippets are in the News Clips Archive]

February 2005

President's Prattle

  • Christmas is a distant memory
  • Christmas Social really enjoyable
  • Buffet excellent
  • Spoon-fed blancmange
  • Cars Down Under
  • The role of a funeral director
  • MGCC nearly as old as VSCC
  • MG J2 more reliable with Ford power

Secretary's Scribble

  • Save your postage stamps
  • Signs of getting old
  • The first show is only 15 weeks away
  • Wait for the ME form
  • Sweets from the sandwich ladies
  • Zero, nil, zilch unpublished articles (not many, then? Ed.)
  • You have been warned!

Other Items

  • Motor joke
  • Gutsy + XBR
    • shoestring classics
    • two foreigners
    • a bit on the wrists
    • not as handsome as a Goldie
    • Bert Greeves
    • shaft drive and Brembos
    • gearbox crunch embarrassingly loud
  • NYD parade in London
    • No-one heard big ben
    • Whitehall littered with umbrellas
    • On the reserve list for 2005
    • Behind a Willys, alongside an Austin 7
    • Tea brewed on a portable heater
    • Spectators 10 deep
    • Steaming Jaguar sent to St John Ambulance
    • Backfire startled the crowd
  • Monk joke

For Sale/Wanted

  • For Sale
    1956 Austin A90 Westminster 2,600cc, Black/red interior, crossply tyres, rare floor change, stainless exhaust, new battery & water pump. MoT Sept 05.
  • Wanted
    3.7 or 3.9 diff from Wolseley 1500 or Riley 1.5