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Your Cars : Mark Deegan’s Rover 45

Your Cars : Mark Deegan’s Rover 45

Mark Deegan might not be your typical Rover 45 owner, but thanks to an unfortunate incident that befell his Honda Civic, he ended up buying one – and over time, he’s found he rather likes it…

Your Cars : Graham Eason’s Allegro experience…

Your Cars : Graham Eason’s Allegro experience…

Graham Eason runs Great Escape Classic Car Hire, and earlier this year bought a 1980 Austin Allegro to run on the fleet, alongside such greats as Austin Healeys and E-Types. Six months on, it seems that British Leyland’s baked bean is proving more popular than you’d think – and not just with Graham’s customers… Buying an […]

Your Cars : P6B ZF gearbox transplant – Part Two

Your Cars : P6B ZF gearbox transplant – Part Two

AROnline reader, Warren Loveridge, from Christchurch, New Zealand owns a unique 1972 Rover 3500 named Brown Rover. However, when the original Borg Warner 35 transmission blew up, Warren opted to replace that with a later, modified ZF unit. Here, in the second part of a revised version of an article which was originally published in the October, 2014 issue of Driving Force, the Rover P6 Club’s magazine, Warren concludes […]

Your Cars : P6B ZF gearbox transplant – Part One

Your Cars : P6B ZF gearbox transplant – Part One

AROnline reader, Warren Loveridge, from Christchurch, New Zealand owns a unique 1972 Rover 3500 named Brown Rover. However, when the original Borg Warner 35 transmission blew up, Warren opted to replace that with a later, modified ZF unit. Here, in the first part of a revised version of an article which was originally published in the October, 2014 issue of Driving Force, the Rover P6 […]

Car of the Month : October 2014 – Alan Crome’s Triumph Dolomite

Car of the Month : October 2014 – Alan Crome’s Triumph Dolomite

Craig Cheetham It’s back! After a four-year absence and largely down to popular demand, AROnline is pleased to announce the return of the Car of the Month feature – starting this month with Alan Crome’s gorgeous Triumph Dolomite, rescued from being scrapped back in 2001. Here’s your opportunity to tell us a little bit about your […]

Our Cars : Friends re-united at the Peterborough BMC Rally

Our Cars : Friends re-united at the Peterborough BMC Rally

Mike Humble Another year… another show, and this time it was the BMC and BL Rally at Nene Park in Peterborough. This particular event is one is one I have never attended until now, and I`m glad that I did because the sun shone almost as brightly as the cars on display. This year, AROnline […]

Events : Preview – BMC/BL Rally & Spares Day 2014

Events : Preview – BMC/BL Rally & Spares Day 2014

Mike Humble Once again, it’s event time.  3 August 2014 is the 21st BMC/BL Rally and, hopefully, the weather will be a little bit better than last year. The event is held at Ferry Meadows, Nene Park in Peterborough and features a mouth-watering gathering of vehicles from our historic British Motor Corporation and subsequent brands. You can […]

Your Cars : Tony Turner’s Rover 25 GTI

Your Cars : Tony Turner’s Rover 25 GTI

Tony Turner continues the story of  his Rover 25 GTI with ‘one or two issues’… Rudi goes into rehab Sorry – I know it’s daft but all my cars get names and the 25 GTI soon informed me that he was Rudolf the Red-Nosed Rover, or Rudi for short. Since a lovely bloke called Rudi […]

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Your Cars : Tony Turner’s Rover 25 GTI

Your Cars : Tony Turner’s Rover 25 GTI

Now you see it… Tony Turner explains how a Rover 25 GTI came into his life. Well, it was all my late wife’s fault – when she was still around, she decided she wanted a more practical long-distance vehicle than our long-serving Morris Minor, and that it would be a Rover 25. Mine not to […]

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