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The latest addition to the Citroen Fleet.
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Nice!

My dad had one of these when I was a kid!

Do you have the dash gear lever with the L shape thingy where you pull/push to select the gears??
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I am starting to think you have a slight addiction problem Jack, you may need therapy :lol:
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You’re funny F.C. John 😝
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Yes RTV it has. It’s a completely original vehicle even down to not having a radio. I bought it in the South of France and has only 50,000 kilometres covered since new. Very original car have been looking for one for ages.
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Jack, Im guessing its a Citroën😉 but a Citroën what?
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Jack, Im guessing its a Citroën😉 but a Citroën what?


AMI 8 Estate, I think John!

1974 Model, Jack?
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Thanka for that Pat
Looks interesting, i bet its a joy to drive Jack?
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It’s a fantastic car 602 cc engine and yeah it’s an Ami 8 Smart Estate and it’s 1973 with 50,000 kilometres on it. It’s an original car.
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Looks a beauty, Health to enjoy Jack👍
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Thanks Max.
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Yes RTV it has. It’s a completely original vehicle even down to not having a radio. I bought it in the South of France and has only 50,000 kilometres covered since new. Very original car have been looking for one for ages.


Awesome! There's something about those gear levers that bring me back in time, love them.

The other funny thing that I just realized is that I've always called them AMI "ocho" (spanish for eight) and I kept reading "AMI ocho" through out the thread until I realized that you guys don't probably call it that in these parts of the world :P

... and if you really, really think about it, the real name must be AMI "huit" (french for eight).



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Ok Jack. Now that you have sorted out the photo download , show us the rest of the fleet. You might be able to slip them in, I think you're man is going away for the weekend ;-)
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Sprinter that could be a bit embarrassing as I’ve got quite a few. I could do with extending the shed really? 😝
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Beautiful find Jack.

I don't know what's more exciting..... your new car or your new ability to upload images :-)
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Sprinter that could be a bit embarrassing as I’ve got quite a few. I could do with extending the shed really? 😝


There is a project for your retirement , The Little Citroen Museum . You could look for a tourist grant , maybe add an Aire on the side , ( that is, if anyone goes back to work ) , All of us , will support you.
Or since you have connections , a Gaeltacht grant might be bigger :D
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