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    Birthday Girl

    Tomorrow, the 21st December, will be my TR3's 48th birthday. I am afraid that we won't be going for a birthday drive as the forecast says that the temperature will be five degrees below freezing all day. Filthy wet, salty roads.
    I tried to hose it off my Honda last weekend (Dale!) and then took several hours to chip the car out of the block of ice that formed!
    1959 Triumph TR3A,
    1962 Triumph Herald 1200,
    1974 Triumph Toledo,
    1972 Morris Minor Traveller (My wife points out that this is her car!)

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    DougF
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    You'll have to go down to the pub and knock down a cold one in her honor.

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    Feliz cumpleanos !!

    Clearly, there a few Scots who prefer their salt content
    be found in the azure blue waters of the tropics rather
    than on the roadways.

    cheers.

    d

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Good idea - a nice warm beer!!
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Nick,

    Here's to wishing your girl a Great Happy Birthday! Dasani water bottle held high! Love the calendar pic as well!
    Harry Ward
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    Nick
    while you are forcing down a warm one, I've just opened a cold one.......
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Heck, it's the last day before christmas vacation. I'll just get a couple cups of hot Gløgg before I go home.
    Happy birthday to the old TR.
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Hoisting the ginger switchell, raspberry shrub, and mulled cider for ya here!

    Happy 48th to a fine old Holstein!

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Tom - Is that a new brand of 48 year old beer ? Or are you referring to the colour of Nick's cow (I mean car) ?

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    I was hoping that it was recommended lubricants for the car! I have just been on Penrite's, Castrol's, Miller' and Dynolite's web sites looking for the recommended engine and gearbox oils. Now I am really confused.
    1959 Triumph TR3A,
    1962 Triumph Herald 1200,
    1974 Triumph Toledo,
    1972 Morris Minor Traveller (My wife points out that this is her car!)

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Nick - excellent picture!

    ginger switchell: honey, ginger, lemon juice, cold water (whisky optional)

    raspberry shrub: raspberry syrup, molasses, vinegar, cold water (whisky optional)

    mulled cider: 16 proof spiced cider, heated with a red-hot fire poker 'til the sugars camelize (who needs whisky?)

    They really knew how to live back in the 1830s!

    And that beautiful car's color scheme is remarkably familiar to us old dairy farmers ...

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    History: 1976 MGB, 1959 Triumph TR3A, 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190b, 1958 Rambler American, 1953 MG TD.
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Nick ought to license that car photo to Gateway computers.
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    and then 2008 will be the year of moooooooocho driving [img]/bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Good call Tom! LOL!!
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Happy Birthday to Moo...
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    happy birthday!
    it was a year ago today i said to my wife "i am going to go look at a tr that i know hasn't run in 15 years, have never seen and know little about". she said "but you've never even ridden in a tr." i said "be right back" then drove to saint louis, looked at it for maybe 15 minutes, handed him a wad of cash and loaded it in a stock car trailer that would have held 2 of em. best thing i ever bought, last car i will ever sell. happy holidays
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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Happy Birthday!

    That is a great color combination. It proves that color choices are not always black and white.

    -but when they are, that's great too.

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    Re: Birthday Girl

    Thank you everyone. I bought my car through a dealer in Texas where it was known as the Police Car. Now I think I will have to re-name it the Cow Car!
    1959 Triumph TR3A,
    1962 Triumph Herald 1200,
    1974 Triumph Toledo,
    1972 Morris Minor Traveller (My wife points out that this is her car!)

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