And a rovin’ a rovin’ a rovin’ I’ll go
For a pair of brown eyes
This neat Rover was spotted in Malvern (yes, you are correct – the photo was not taken in Malvern…) and really caught our eye. We believe there’s a story to this car and we need to know what it is!!
Let us know how long you’ve had it, what you’ve done to it, where did it come from, what year is it… etc. etc etc. etc.
The cars out there at night are closer than you think
All lies and jest, still, a man drives what he wants to drive and disregards the rest.
Mouldy, Rusty, Unwashed, Loved
If we were blind and had no choice, would we hate new cars by the tone of their engines?
It is better to travel well in an old car than to arrive.
Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, one old car gathers what another old car spills.
An understanding of old cars and what makes them go is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.I just wish the roads of the world were twice as long and half of it was still undriven.Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
There are cars I remember all my life, though some have changed. Some forever, not for better, some have gone and some remain.
It’s great pictures to look at on the net
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still drive my old car
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Fins, chrome, dual exhaust, that is the soul of genius.
We don’t spot Trains. We don’t spot Planes. We spot old Automobiles
From A Time When Seatbelts Were An Accessory
From A Time When Sex Was Safe And Cars Were Dangerous
The journey in an old car is the reward.
There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take your old car out of the garage
Don’t cry because it’s old, smile because it was built.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, an old car can achieve.
Like an old car, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and an old car; what else does a man need to be happy?
Old cars. You can drive them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward.
Old Car Spotting – It’s OCD with “Style”; not “Disorder”
ANOCSC = Old Car Plus Camera Plus Attitude Minus All The Boring Detail
And in the end, the state of the old car you drive is equal to the love you make.
Like NASCO… But Accessorised
To drive your old car in a world that is constantly trying to make it unroadworthy is the greatest accomplishment.
Cars that can turn and stop like the Queen Mary II
The preacher said, you know you always have the Lord by your side. And I was so pleased to be informed of this that I ran twenty red-lights in his name.
All free men, wherever they may live, are old car spotters, and therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words “Ich bin ein alter auto aufklärer!”
It’s the other thing we look at on the net
A man cannot be comfortable without a front bench seat
I was born with a chromed bumper bar (with over-riders) in my mouth.
When I first saw you with your grille so shiny, my heart was captured, my soul surrendered.
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can restore a car… I want that garage..!
A grey motor doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Nothing makes an old car feel emptier than wanting someone to drive it
Since I sold my old car, I’ve found a new place to dwell, down at the end of Lonely Street at Heartbreak Hotel.
Without old cars, life would be a mistake.
So tonight you better stop and rebuild all your cars, because peace and trust can win the day despite of all your losing.
I Love An Old Girl With Great Hood Ornaments
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of garage.
I always knew I was going to be an old car spotter. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute
ANOCSC – It’s not an obession… It just has to be done, goddam it!
We shall spot them on the beaches, we shall spot them on the landing grounds, we shall spot them in the fields and in the streets, we shall spot them in the hills; we shall never surrender… The ANOCSC will carry on the struggle, until the New World steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old cars
All of us get lost in the darkness, old car drivers learn to steer by the stars.
Don’t ask me what I think of your new car, I might not give the answer that you want me to.
Outside of an old car, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of an old car it’s too dark to read (cos the dome light is not bright enough…)
If Your Car Feels Safe Enough, It’s Not Old Enough
ANOCSC Anti-discrimination Policy: We don’t discriminate against any cars… except anything built after 1980… and Leyland P76s
The best and most beautiful old cars in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be driven
To love beauty is to see old cars
If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can drive an old car without them
New car drivers should be respected as an individual, but only old car drivers should be idolized
Kingswoods – Underpinning Australia’s fantastic GDP results
For what is a man, what has he got? If not his old car, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.
Freedom, well, that’s just some people talking. Your prison is driving through this world in a new car.
In the old car world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield
Old cars are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is an interior light from within.
It is amazing how many drivers… think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
Before you accuse me take a look at your new car.
Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of cars that are really old
Try to be like the Leyland P76… At ease in your own shell
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine what’s broken down in your car
I believe in the immeasurable power of old cars; that old cars can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance
If you choose not to drive an old car, you have made a bad choice.
We accept the car we think we deserve.
When you start your engine, I salivate like Pavlov’s dog.
ANOCSC – It’s a very long acronym
If everything seems under control, your car is just not old enough.
If you listen to the car very carefully, you’ll be able to hear it leaking oil for you
I feel the same way about new cars as I do about herpes
A person who won’t drive an old car has no advantage over one who can’t drive
Its Great To Be OCD… Old Car Driver
Still Providing The Dodgiest Photos Of Old Bangers On The Internet
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a garage, and with each passing day I feel a little more like something dear was lost. It rises now before me, a dark and silent gaping hole between all I am, and the old car I sold.
I may be going nowhere, but what a ride!
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their classic cars.
It could be a spoonful of diamonds, could be a spoonful of gold. Just a little spoon of your precious leaded fuel satisfies my soul.
Grey engines perform, not by strength, but by perseverance.
I drive following a line, a white line, painted on the sand and on the ocean and on the road from me to you
If you believe in forever, then life is just a one night stand. If there’s a rock and roll heaven, well, you know they got a hell of a 50’s car with fins and chrome.
Old Car Spotters Never Die… They Just Get A Bit Rusty In The Subframe
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