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pragmatix
After reading the no windscreen washer warning thread it struck me that I have survived cars not only without a washer warning system but also no washers so I started compiling a list in my head about things on the cars of my youth
Bench front seats (Austin Cambridge)
3 speed gearboxes with column change ( Standard Vanguard)
Optional heaters (Austin A35 and plenty of others)
windsceen wipers that went slower the faster you went (Ford Popular)
Trafficators )The arm things that stick out the side of the car) and switch on the dash ( Ford Popular )
Foot operated dip switch Great bit of kit ( various )
45mpg (Hillman Imp, Citroen GS)
No Syncro mesh ( various)
Grease nipples on moving parts ( all )

Im sure there are more, not saying that it was the golden age of motoring, but it was certainley more involving, oh and you could fix them with a couple of spanners.
The downside they where not as reliable, points to check, decokes to do, etc
Lenny
manual choke,
No ABS
pragmatix
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1328816726' post='165755']
manual choke,
No ABS
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Lenny Ta forgot abs
also Drum brakes all round no servo, no secondary circuit,
Crossply tyres
Stoney871
What about the poorly paid bloke out in front holding a flag?
:P
pragmatix
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1328817850' post='165761']
What about the poorly paid bloke out in front holding a flag?
:P
[/quote]

I allways ran him over :) :D
1djspikey
The old horns [font=Arial][color=#990000]Ah-ooo-gah![/color][/font]


john
Stoney871
How about crank start?
Stoney871
[quote name='pragmatix' timestamp='1328818098' post='165762']
I allways ran him over :) :D
[/quote]

Had your card from the Queen yet? :D
1djspikey
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1328818534' post='165767']
How about crank start?
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isnt that like the old field marshall :P :P
pragmatix
[quote name='1djspikey' timestamp='1328818195' post='165763']
Non synchronous transmission does that count

john
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I mentioned that
pragmatix
[quote name='1djspikey' timestamp='1328819609' post='165779']
isnt that like the old field marshall :P :P
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No Marshall tractors started with a shotgun cartridge, you loaded it into the starter tube the hit it with a big hammer
jeebowhite
oh how we could learn so much from our motoring heritage...


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