Furry Dice – Starter Classics Part 2

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Welcome to this month's column, which continues last month's theme by looking at four more suggestions for starter classics. This month it's a couple of modern classics; an executive range from Germany and a sleek coupé from France; along with a British grand tourer that is now better respected than when it was new and possibly the best known of ...

Furry Dice – Starter Classics

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Following last month's column, over the next few months we'll look at a few suggestions for starter classics - some obvious choices and some that might surprise.     Mini (1959 to 2000) Launched in 1959 badged as either Austin 7 or Morris Mini Minor, the Mini is a definite contender for the car of the 20th century, Rewriting the ...

Furry Dice – Classic Car Ownership

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So, you've decided you want to enter the realm of classic car ownership. That's the easy bit out of the way. Next come the much more complicated decisions... What to choose: You may already know what sort of car you want - perhaps something someone in your family had when you were growing up. Or something whose elegant lines appeal ...

Furry Dice – Goodwood Revival Weekend

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In a contrast to the winter that should surprise nobody, the summer months bring with them classic car shows all over the country and each year there seem to be more and more added to the calendar. Some are small local events, some are more regional and others are national or even events that go well beyond a mere classic ...

Furry Dice – West Coast Meet

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The power of a shared interest can be an amazing thing. Last year, as part of the group's 25th anniversary celebrations, the Gay Classic Car Group was hosting "Eurotour" - an annual long-weekend somewhere in Europe for the gay car clubs throughout the continent. It turned out to be a great event with an amazing selection of cars from all ...

Furry Dice – The NSU Ro80

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After trips to France and Britain for the last two columns, this month it's off to Germany for a look at another innovative car from the annals of history - the NSU Ro80, along with its unconventional Wankel rotary engine. Many of you may never even have heard of NSU (stop chortling at the back please); the company was founded ...

Furry Dice – The Rover P6

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Welcome to the third Furry Dice column. This is the second in a short series dedicated to cars that were ahead of their time when they were launched. Following last month's article on the Citroën DS, this month we're looking at: Britain's Rover P6 For many of us, the name Rover is inextricably linked with a more unfortunate era in ...

Furry Dice – The Citroën DS

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Welcome to the second Furry Dice column. This is the first in a short series dedicated to cars that were ahead of their time when they were launched. This month, France's Citroën DS Imagine the situation for the average motorist in the years after the end of the second world war. When car production resumed after the war, raw materials ...

Furry Dice

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Hi, my name's Graham and I have a confession. I'm a caraholic. For many in the gay community, the car is simply a means of getting from A to B, to go shopping or visiting friends - the sort of people for whom the height of technical knowledge, maintenance and overall interest in 4 wheeled mechanical vehicles involves nothing more ...