VINTAGE GAS GUZZLERS

 

This page is for you, our valued patrons.

If you have a vintage car, vintage bike, hot rod, rat rod, chopper, bobber, café racer or any other custom ride, we want to see it!

Please send us your pictures and any information about your

Gas Guzzler to: info@thetonsorialartist.co.uk and we will post them up as soon as possible.


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Hi there, here's a few pics of our bus for your gas guzzlers page, she's a 1965 split imported from Austria some years ago, she was in a pretty bad way so had a full restoration about 7-8 years ago including a lot of suspension work to get her to sit nice and low! She's still earning her keep as the fudge bus as seen in the first 2 pics!
Cheers
Paul & deb


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1929 model A speedster


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Harley Causeway Bobber



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Hi,
My husband Simon said to email over some pictures of Rockin Robin, so please find them attached!

Rockin Robin is a Commer campervan, a piece of British history. There are not many like him that have survived and so he gets lots of attention and waves for being so unique. It is fitted with a gas stove, electric pump sink with 10L water container, 12v and 240v fridge with mains hook up cable.  Great for camping whatever the weather!

Speak soon
Hannah :)


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Hi Guys

Good to see you again today!
As promised here is a pic of my show winning 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda Convertible
Car drives even better than she looks, roll on the sunshine!!
Best


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Doug,s Ratrod


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Graham's Ratrod


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 Here is another tractor that I have restored. It is a 1941 John Deere LA.

Thanks for posting it !  Kevin Triplett   Winter Springs Florida


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Hi Doug

Thanks for the haircut today, as promised here are the photos of my 1956 Triumph Thunderbird Flat Tracker

Note the cleverly designed silencers err.... there aren't any and boy is she loud! 

Kind regards

Stuart  


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Hi Graham

As promised, here is a photo of my totally original and unmolested, Mk11 Triumph Spitfire.

regards Steve.

 

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Hello,
When I had my haircut, I mentioned that I do fly a gas guzzler from 
Felthorpe ailrfield which is near Norwich.
I have attached a picture of our Tigermoth DH82A built in 
1937.
It has a Gipsy Major series I, 4 cylinder, air cooled engine.
Fuel consumption is to 8 gallons per hour at 2100 rpm. It uses AVGAS 
(aviation gasoline), which is more expensive than unleaded car fuel. 
Around  £1.85 per litre
Fantastic aircraft to fly, but it guzzles.
You see me in it just about to take off to fly over North Norfolk
Kind regards
Peter Brueggemann


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Frank Griffin's 1955 Austin Cambridge A40 running an MGB engine and overdrive box with custom interior and paint job. Cheers Frank.

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Doug's new gas guzzler!

1952 Ford Prefect coverted to a pick up, 1.6 pinto engine,type 9 gearbox, viva front clip,anglia rear axel and no suspension!

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1964 Humber Super Snipe saloon and a 1966 Hillman Super Minx estate in the first picture and a 1964 Hillman Super Minx convertible in the second. 

 

Thanks Nigel.

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Richard's ratty Chevrolet Belair.

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Glynn's beetle.

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Brains chop.

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This is my 1959 Rover P4 105.

Only just got this car and have lots of plans for it. it has a 2.6lt straight 6 engine, 4 speed box with overdrive.

Keep watching for updates!

Graham.

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Spec as follows.
1962 Amphicar 770, registered in ‘67. Believed to be less than 20 rhd models left in existence of which there are about 6 in the UK – not all of them swimmable.
1147cc Triumph Herald Motor and the rest of the car is Bespoke to Amphicar.
Built in Berlin, Germany from 1962 to 1967 and cost $5m to design in the late 50’s. It cost more than an E Type Jaguar when it went on sale. Of the 5000 cars that the factory geared up to produce, only about 3000 were ever made – of which less than 100 were rhd, and nearly all went to America.
This car has been across the channel on several occasions and also across to the Isle of White a couple of times. They are quite good swimmers!
 
 
Olly
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1959 Jaguar XK150 3.8s

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1965 Austin Healey 3000 Mk 3

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"You're goin home in a...."etc! As promised,1967 Morris LD Wadhams-built ambulance .How chuffed would you be if this turned up to cart you off to A&E...?! Dave.

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This is my 1946 chevy pickup, it has a chevy V8 and full air-ride suspension also a limited edition Sindy crank handle for emergency use only!! Thanx Spike..

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As promised a picture of my 1962 Triton. - Mark Torpey
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This is my 1950 Farmall Super A tractor. It was originally painted white and used as a demonstrator model. I restored her to her present condition and have taken her to a few car shows here in Florida. Love your website and if I'm ever over there I will make it a point to stop in.

Kevin Triplett

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1956 chevy belair 210, 4 & a qaurter litre engine. 21000 from new original mileage, the car is totally original hasn't been chopped.
3 speed column change, radio still works, she was in storage for many years hence her mileage. Bob

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This was Doug's Rat Rod just to start us off,

1961 Ford Consul Mk2, Has a 3Lt V6 Essex lump, Escort rear axel & a Capri front clip.

has been lowered but will be getting lower.

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