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Found within a few miles of my house, can anyone ID these cars?

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Car one:







it's G reg, so a 1968 (?). Nothing comes up on the DVLA search for the reg. plate.

Secondly (sorry for the crap pics, it's not the easiest to get to)





Think this door is from it: (but could be from a morris minor?)



had to lighten the pics a lot to be able to see them, so they may look a bit odd.

Finally, any ideas on this?



Looks like a front panel from a citroen to me, but it's hung up on the wall so could be anything.

Ta :)
 

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top one looks like Morris Oxford. Or Austin Cambridge? Maybe a Wolsley?


Something like that. Its familiar but I cant put my finger on it...
 

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top one looks like Morris Oxford. Or Austin Cambridge? Maybe a Wolsley?
I think it' a Wolseley 15/60... and that front panel is the clincher:

 

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As for the other, I'd say it's either an Austin 7, or something like a Ford Model Y

But that's just a guess... bit too old for me :)
 

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too early though if the year is right...
Hmm. you're right.

OK, then... the car is an Austin A60, or one of it's variations. A60s were produced up to '69.

The front panel is definitely the Wolseley though :)

Hang on... bit more research and the Wolseley lived on until 1971 as a 16/60...



 

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too early though if the year is right...
Yes, the Wolseley ceased production in 1961 and G is, I think, 1969. It does, in my view, look very much like a member of the BMC Cambridge-Oxford family, which suggests that it was re-registered.
 

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First one certainly looks like a BMC Farina, second one, no idea! There's not enough of it to see.
 

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Cheers guys, Wolseley 16/60 it is then :D

that would make sense, seeing as we found this in the garage with the front panel in:



Wolseley engine, dunno what size engine they would have had?
The rocker cover has a wolseley badge on, on the far side the silver thing :D

The mystery deepens :)
 

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thats the fella...

well done :)
You're a genius. Apparently they were excellent driver's cars with progressive handling and a good engine. BMC managed to sap every last aspect of individuality out of the range, which must have taken quite a skill to do. My dad had a Cambridge and claimed that the Farina body would rust before your very eyes.
 

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Wolseley engine, dunno what size engine they would have had?
The 16/60 meant 1600cc, 60bhp.

So it should be a 1600.

But when you get it back on the road, you have to fit a Rover V8. Or maybe even a small block Chevy :cool:
 

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They belong to a mate of mine on his farm. :hangloose

They havn't been touched for years, I doubt anything will happen to them now, let alone shiny engines :( . I'll pass the suggestion on :bandit:
 

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tofufi said:
Wolseley engine, dunno what size engine they would have had?
1622cc B-series :)
 

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Looking at the 2nd car again - it could be an Austin 7. I was looking at it as if it was facing a different direction :eek:
 
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