Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby gbs100 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:34 am

:clapping I have to work on Saturday :mope but i will be there on Sunday :clapping

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby 220 GSi turbo » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:14 pm

Need to tax and polish the 220T at the weekend.

Scary mileage going on it this year :scared (reckon I might do over 500 by the time I have been to Preston Park, Gaydon and Rover Fest)
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Vulgalour » Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:09 pm

Shall be there Sunday too. Just hope the weather holds off tomorrow so I can get it properly cleaned up in time.

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:42 am

Vulgalour wrote:Shall be there Sunday too. Just hope the weather holds off tomorrow so I can get it properly cleaned up in time.

Aye that's the plan for me too - Saturday is car prep day!
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:45 pm

Late issue.... slow puncture and nail in tyre .... so I'm now down at Kwik Fit getting it repaired. Setting off in a couple of hours. A mad rush around this lunch time getting it sorted.

I could have used a spare I guess but my spare is a steel not an alloy so wouldn't look great in a show.

Tell you what, it's amazing how many garages are CLOSED on Saturdays....
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Vulgalour » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:06 pm

Mine's as presentable as it's going to get now. What time are folks meeting up tomorrow?

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby montegoman » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:48 pm

You must be in by 10am otherwise they won't let you in! I'm aiming for between 9 and 9.30
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby 220 GSi turbo » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:50 pm

Arrived at our hotel just after 5. Journey up wasn't too bad apart from a couple of occasions where the temperature gauge climbed a little too high for comfort and we also had a hiccup/misfire under hard acceleration in top gear before that. We were about 100 miles into the journey at the time and taking it easy for a few miles soon got things back to normal.

No water loss, though, so I am suspecting a lazy thermostat.

We plan to arrive at the show between 9 and 9.30 tomorrow morning (entries close at 10.00)

Would anybody like to meet us in the car park of the Premier Inn Stockton West at 9am?
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Vulgalour » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:06 pm

I'd be up for doing that.

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby montegoman » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:21 pm

If we are there in time, we will meet you at the Premier Inn but don't wait for us if we are not there at 9.
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby gbs100 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:24 pm

Count me in :D

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:16 pm

We're in the Premier Inn now - a couple of us here :-)
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby Vulgalour » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:00 pm

I utterly cocked up meeting you all at Premier Inn, which was special of me since I live pretty much the closest but I did at least manage to get some pictures sorted out for you all. You can find the full gallery here: http://s845.photobucket.com/user/volksa ... ton%20Park

It was a shame the spot was quite so dusty as it was otherwise prime real estate being right next to the entrance. Still put on a good show all the same, the only group with more were the Austin Gypsy lot and it's not often they outnumber anyone at a show.

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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby montegoman » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:45 pm

Just arrived back home, having left here at 5am this morning. 405 miles in a day in a 26 year old car. A good show and a good day out!
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Re: Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees: 24th & 25th June 2017

Postby cabriolet106 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:09 pm

Glad everyone that came to this show enjoyed themselves in the Sunshine today. This was the busiest I've ever seen the show and I've been attending a number of years with my various heritage vehicles.
Todays attendance was approx 5000 people so gives a good idea of its popularity.


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