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PostPost by: Stevie-Heathie » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:17 pm

Just sitting back with a beer watching the Volvo P1800S episode of Car SOS which I recorded yesterday.

Imagine my surprise when they go to Templar & Wilde the P1800 specialists at Gerrard's Cross. Last December I bought my S3 from Simon who's one of the partners there.

Now imagine my even greater surprise when I see my car in the background for a good few minutes during one of the interviews.

Looks great too (even if I do say so myself!).

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PostPost by: 661 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:23 pm

The car looked nice, albeit briefly.
One of their better episodes, probably because Tim wasn't a complete and utter c0ck for a change.
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PostPost by: theelanman » Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:31 am

just as an aside......
does anyone recall the story of the mint condition Esprit sold on ebay for 50p (yes 50p) by a very angry and annoyed wife

it was Tim Shaws.....car and now Ex Missus

oops :shock:

see the story
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west ... 122842.stm
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PostPost by: Chancer » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:26 am

I hope it was true and not just another publicity stunt.

Templar and Wilde, great name! Also leaves the door open for them to include Ferrari's and Astons in their business.

I went to see Simon Templar (admittedly pronounced with a French accent) on Monday, his company has done shotblasting and hot zinc spraying for me in the past, alas like many businesses around here you go back after a couple of years and find the place abandoned.

Oh I forgot to say, I absolutely loved the out-take when Sir Roger Moore said to Timnicebutdim "You can f**k off" :D :D

Whenever I see the staged "blagging" of parts on that programme or worse still the house renovation ones fronted by the women I want to see the true responses!
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PostPost by: Elanconvert » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:33 am

Stevie-Heathie wrote:Imagine my surprise when they go to Templar & Wilde the P1800 specialists at Gerrard's Cross. Last December I bought my S3 from Simon who's one of the partners there.
Steve


wow.....a p1800 specialist whosr real name is simon...templar!!!!!

:D fred :D
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