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  1. oldbloke

    Side View Sunday...

    A jaunt through the Napa Valley today. Old winery trucks as yard art are fairly iconic in this area
  2. oldbloke

    Mystery item

    This IS a Rover tool! Care to make a guess?
  3. oldbloke

    Another NADA ForThe Napa Valley

    One is never enough...! Found this lovely Brigade Red beauty with new or rebuilt everything and a seller almost allowing me to steal it! (check the magstars)
  4. oldbloke

    All Brit Club Ride

    Fastest and best looking gets to bring up the rear? I tell 'em I'm there to pick up the pieces falling off the cars in front of me ...!
  5. oldbloke

    Looks Fine Just Sitting There...!

    Sometimes I like to just go out and look at her!
  6. oldbloke

    1937 Rover 10 (SF Bay Area USA)

    Lovely old R0ver 10 up for sale not far from me! 1937 Rover 10 * Rare Find in the USA** check it out ** Beautiful
  7. oldbloke

    LHD '69 2000 TC FS

    Looked at it today. Only 25 miles from me. Long time California car (since '70). Sounded great running. Had rebuilt engine, m/cyls, tranny, dist. per seller. Clock was only non functioning. Rust bubble under rear window, but otherwise...? Tired interior, but good headliner. Could use a...
  8. oldbloke

    Taste Of Scotland Rover P6 Tour

    Just back from a most excellent tour with the Rover P6 club. Started in Gretna Green and looped thru Scottish Borders and Western Highlands after seven days returning to Edinburgh. Seven Rover P6s with drivers and navigators and my wife and I in a rental led by the intrepid Scottish rallyist...
  9. oldbloke

    Rain Went Away...Led To New Avatar Pic

    Getting some wheel time following several weeks of resto work being done on the Napa NADA. Showing off her new face, I thought it apropos that I pose an automotive icon with the Napa Valley icon known as 'The Grape Crusher'. No w my new avatar pic!
  10. oldbloke

    The NADA is home....

    ...with a fresh face!
  11. oldbloke

    Napa NADA Makeover Underway

    ...getting ready for the Spring dance!
  12. oldbloke

    Above The Napa Valley

    Club ride last weekend running the ridges above the Napa Valley. Also the 'before' pic as the Napa NADA went in for a respray of paint two days later! The 'after' pic to follow perhaps next week.
  13. oldbloke

    Great Day For Early March...!

    Enjoying the sun!
  14. oldbloke

    Sunshine On My Shoulder Makes Me Happy....!

    Amongst the mustard and grapevines...earliest 'bud break' anyone can remember. Empty roads and sun gave the old Rover a lovely day !
  15. oldbloke

    Most Expensive Rover....?

    Nice build, but wow!...never saw a Rover go for THIS kind of money! Amazing Kyalami Endurance Racer: 1981 Rover 3500 SD1
  16. oldbloke

    Now HERE's A Classic...!

    1950 Rover with cabriolet coachwork by Swiss carrosserie Graber!
  17. oldbloke

    Taste Of Scotland P6 Tour

    WOWSER!! Arrangements being finalized, but wife and I are looking forward to a meet up and tour with Rover P6 group in May being led by the illustrious Scot rallyist Ranald White who campaigned his R0ver 2000 in last years Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally. Now if I can just find a rental P6...
  18. oldbloke

    Galavanting Through The Hills....

    ...and vineyards again. Just a week out fr0m Christmas. WAS just a quick grocery run for essentials, but that glorious V8 rumble led me astray! I might have forgotten the groceries...I better go out again....!:)
  19. oldbloke

    Napa NADA 3500S

    A little jaunt to Bodega Bay, Calif yesterday. Far shore has The Tides restaurant. Think Alfred Hitchcocks 'The Birds' and Tippi Hedren in a classic Aston Martin...! Yes it IS dec in NorCal and yes, the sun mostly shines!
  20. oldbloke

    Napa NADA with New Buckskin Leather Has Come Home!!

    Local upholsterer shop did a fantastic job! In and out in less than a month! New carpet and door trim, center console and parcel shelf! Door cards not done, but seats DO match. Headrest pic closest to showing they DO match! Not cheap, but have bee n saving my pennies for a looong time!
  21. oldbloke

    Napa NADA Leather Interior In Progress

    Hopefully finished this week!! A 'before' pic and current progress.
  22. oldbloke

    Wanted: NADA 3500S Radio Grille

    A '70 NADA LHD with A/C and power windows. Pic of what I need. Knobs would be nice too.
  23. oldbloke

    'Practical Classics' Rover Special Edition

    Kudos to John Lawrence. Recently posted a request on where to find this mag this side of the pond. He kindly sent me the mag refusing all payment, but requested I pay it forward by posting a pic of myself with the mag. Of course the car has to be in the pic. It is a little dustier than usual...
  24. oldbloke

    1200+ Miles In The Napa NADA 3500S

    First week of September the old girl got the nod (make that demand) from SWMBO to attend the All British Field Meet in Portland, Oregon. Fresh R&R to the A/C and room for the baggage some spouses seem to require was reason for the demand. Car isn't really the show quality of a couple of my...
  25. oldbloke

    SD1 FS Cheap...

    Whatdaya think...? Enough pieces on this to warrant picking it up and selling piecemeal? 1980 Rover SD1 3500