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#1 RichMPiBlue

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Posted 04 May 2018 - 06:04 PM

Edd's back!

 

 



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Posted 05 May 2018 - 07:34 AM

Great video. Thanks for posting!!

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 08:28 AM

looking very good



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Posted 05 May 2018 - 08:29 AM

Great video!!
Nice to see the orange gloves back in action

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 12:20 AM

It was very good. I did not miss Mike whatsoever.



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Posted 06 May 2018 - 04:57 PM

I really enjoyed that, no dicking about or cringe gags.. lovely stuff

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 05:55 PM

I did think it was funny that on some occasion you could sense Ed was thinking why have done that? (Like fitting Webbes) but he clearly cant say anything negative as it isnt his car...

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 04:15 AM

It was very good. I did not miss Mike whatsoever.

I second this!

felt like there was a lot that more could have been shown but good to see Ed back

Edited by TobyM2018, 07 May 2018 - 04:18 AM.


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Posted 07 May 2018 - 09:34 AM

I thought it was a very good first attempt given it's a pilot show and probably made with a self funded budget. Provided Edd doesn't need external funding and the influences that normally come with that I think he's got the makings of a winner.

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 12:05 PM

Thats used up 40 minutes of garage time while the wife is out. Not a bad attempt for a pilot, needs a bit more show and tell.

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 12:23 PM

I really enjoyed it. Cant help but think he didnt really need to travel to Scandinavia to find someone with a car in pieces to put back together.
Webers were abit silly on that car especially given you have oem injection parts readily available also probably makes the conversion illegal as its hard enough to do over there anyway or so I understand.

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 04:28 AM

I really enjoyed it. Cant help but think he didnt really need to travel to Scandinavia to find someone with a car in pieces to put back together.
Webers were abit silly on that car especially given you have oem injection parts readily available also probably makes the conversion illegal as its hard enough to do over there anyway or so I understand.

 

I liked it very much too.

 

I think the local tourism bit is a good inclusion, for me it  sets the scene and is of interest and its good to put the local car scene into a context. 

 

As a consumer of most of the motoring offerings on TV  the more the merrier  - with a few notable exceptions such as goblin garage and anything with that Bernie bloke in)...

 

Its nice to watch something on cars without time filling silly gags, token crumpet (with the exception of Jodi Kidd - woof ! woof !), staged "steal" scenarios, buy and sell segments ,  and pretend deadlines...

 

This show was a balanced blend of technical , marque history, "affordable" car choice, and entertainment.

 

Heres hoping its commissioned by a channel in my virgin TV package

 

Best

 

Matt - Brighton



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Posted 09 May 2018 - 08:31 AM

Agreed with everyone it was a good watch and mike not being there made it better, no rushing no moaning about profit and no changing un necessary items for aftermarket crap. I have a project but im sure ed doesnt have a month to spend in my garage haha


Edited by mini_in_progress, 09 May 2018 - 08:34 AM.


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Posted 09 May 2018 - 11:19 AM

Why most classic resto progs need to have stupidly tight deadlines seems very strange.
To most enthusiasts it is usually a case of it taking as long as it takes and costing whatever it costs to get a really good final result.
It is actually amusing when you see one of these progs where the car has to be complete the next day and there it is with half the wiring out, no interior trim, no instruments and the engine not running properly. Miraculously it turns up at the 'reveal' the next day and the surprised owner then drives it on the road, presumably with an MoT achieved by magic.

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 03:49 PM

I agree it's a much better offering than Wheeler Dealers and will probably improve with experience of production - I've nothing against a bit of a tourism backdrop - it's good to see the problems restorers face in other countries (and some nice scenery) well done Ed.




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