Went to a show today and saw things on show.

An old thing (1910), with old horsehair and old Lucas lights. The electrical connectors are a bit less old.

Japanese things, with supposedly original Japanese plates (except they’re not)

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A Japanese thing of a posh nature. Note the JDM mirrors and the little corner marker lights just above the headlights.

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One of these. What was it originally?

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A thing with only two strokes.

Not just an Austin 1300. Oh no. This is a Vanden Plas Princess 1300, with one of those fancy automatic gearboxes.

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Not just one Ford Zephyr Mk2, but two. How exciting is that?

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Another Ford, but dearer. Claims to be 1994, don’t know how it managed that.

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A brace of French things.

One of just two Americans. Not much interest in Americana here. The other was a Ford built Jeep.

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Steering wheel mounted controls are not a new thing. Hand throttle, ignition advance/retard, lights.

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The same car had this mounted forward.

No, the rear window isn’t jammed. It was intended to wind down at this angle.

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Bonus points for genuine Japanese plates.

Yes, here’s a diagram of the Monza circuit on a Monza.