Hello from Saudi Arabia

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Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby BrianHawley » Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:29 am

Hi everybody.

I'm Brian. Originally from Northumberland, I have been living and working in Saudi Arabia for the last 30 years and have a house in Coltishall in Norfolk.

My car is Jodie, a '67 almond green Traveller with a few mods. She has a mildly modified Marina A+ 1275 on a 5-speed Toyota box, vertical shocks and front arb. Future plans are to improve performance and handling, but retaining the original look as far as possible. I have a lot of historical experience on Minis so know the A series quite well, but am fairly new to the Minor - although the family had an almond green Traveller when I was a kid.

As I'm based in Saudi, I only get to drive Jodie during holidays. Would love to bring her out here, but the sun, sand, dust and salt would eat her alive. Would also need an A/C for sure!

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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby Panky » Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:02 am

Hi and welcome :) Nice looking traveller, looks like the pic could have been taken is Saudi - apart from the lack of sand and nice greenery :D
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby Plin » Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:30 pm

:D Welcome to the forum from me too Brian and Jodie - she looks a beautiful example.
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby MickEssex » Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:39 pm

Welcome to the forum Brian, what a lovely looking Traveller you have. :D
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby BrianHawley » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:06 pm

Thanks guys. You are too kind. But you're looking at the clean side of the car. Only washed half of it for the photo :)
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby DaveS » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:27 pm

Welcome Brian.
Love to see a pic of the not so clean side :D
Nice one. Enjoy.
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby plastic orange » Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:39 pm

Hi and welcome,

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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby The vast minority » Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:41 pm

Hello and welcome
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Re: Hello from Saudi Arabia

Postby Gavin3659 » Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:37 pm

Welcome from me too
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