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Looks like the issues  have been resolved now folks... sorry for the inconvenience..

 Clicker and Ryewolf  ... ADMIN TEAM

Just to let Members know the gremlins in the Dark Mode are back again today and the text is white on white in some areas rendering it  invisible but this issue is being addressed as we speak ... Meanwhile there is a CHANGE MODE button top left under the TIPF logo that can change theme from dark mode to white mode to enable you to still  read it . then back to dark mode if you prefer. Will get back to you all asap. ...

Clicker and Admin team  

 

 

It appears that the issues with the Dark Mode have been resolved  now ..... thanks for your patience everyone  .

Clicker and the Admin Team

Sorry folks ...looks like some gremlins on the site  again ... we are working to resolve them as soon as possible and will post another post it to let you know when it has been fixed ..... apologies all round ... 

Clicker and the Admin team  2/5/20  at 15.45 hrs

 

 

Regarding the earlier Gremlins last week ....I waited  a bit to notify you all...in case it came back but it appears to have  been sorted ...If anyone  still has issues that they have  found are not working please let us know ...

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Classics at Coventry continued ...

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I remember the first time I saw one of these in the 60's ....it was a car you just could not ignore .....

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Nicely done.  Not every textured overlay would work without detracting from the cars beautiful finish but this one works for me.

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Thanks John ....    The background was  rubbiish so I did a motion blur on a layer and  a vintage overlay at  just 25% opacity. Oh and I  removed the sign on the windscreen ....

For those who are interested .... here is the original ...

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What a piece of kit, eh? If I were to slide into driver's seat, I'd need a small winch to get me out again!

A very nice bit of PP work there, suits the subject really nicely.

Did you buy it?

Korky

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Just about every car has one underneath it there John ... It was a marble floor...

Thanks Korks ....Buy It ?????? What on earth makes you think  i could get into the driving seat  without doing irreparable harm to myself  !!
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When I was about 19 I was going out with a girl and our social evenings were spent in our local pub. The landlord said why don't you take her out and I told him she wouldn't ride pillion on my Bonneville. He chucked the keys to his E Type at me and said bugger off somewhere! So we did, and that was the one and only time I ever drove one?

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What a great story Denis...  the question is ... was it the girl or was it the car that sent you pulse racing .....?😉

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An impressive piece of editing there!

I think I had the "Dinky toy" version... many years ago.

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Thanks Gareth.... As you can see from the original Photo .... I had to edit and manipulate  the image,  in my opinion, to allow the  beauty    of the lines and shape of the  car to be shown in a way where there were no distractions ... like fire  extinguishers etc . Not everyone agrees with this and I respect that  view   .... however  maybe I should have posted this under manipulated  images on reflection.....?

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13 hours ago, Clicker said:

What a great story Denis...  the question is ... was it the girl or was it the car that sent you pulse racing .....?😉

The Bonneville came first, the girl a close second as she was a very petite, pretty, blue eyed blond, The E Type ? well lets say I was a bit too young to appreciate it. Too firm a drive, and felt to me to be tail heavy into bends.

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I see in yesterday’s press they re  going to make the electric version here... to order ...and upgrade existing ETypes  for those rich enough  to have the cost of a detached house as spare change in their back pocket !!!!

Ooops. Just noticed that  I’d knocked off  a wing mirror during the post processing ...  grrrr

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