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Re: Stopped by police

Postby Starbuck » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:56 pm

All,

We have a charge here of 'going equipped to steal'. I often wonder if the little 'Felix' toolbox I carry in my cars on long trips would be enough to get me in trouble if the wrong person was to find it. I guess one can only hope that common sense prevails given what gets carried in the Land Rover for offroad trips :?

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Re: Stopped by police

Postby stevemc » Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:24 am

wonder what they will make or my lower wishbone bolt in the boot then 12 inches long heavy as hell and solid to

saying that my wheel brace could also be classed as a offensive weapon and could most of my tools I carry into customers at work.

mind you if is a pcso that stop you just tell them to sod off
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby MagicDoormouse » Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:27 pm

I love Police
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby h18spk » Sat Aug 01, 2015 8:24 pm

I have been stopped frequently by police, not had that issue....yet. The last excuse for stopping me was "I haven't ever seen an old Jaguar owner under 50 and wearing a hoodie so I thought you had stolen it, carry on sir"!
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby Rory » Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:23 pm

Just an excuse to admire your beautiful car 8-)

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Re: Stopped by police

Postby fiddler2 » Sun Aug 02, 2015 2:59 pm

Had the same thing in 1970 stopped by police -I was in Jag XK 150 dhc 3.8
just wanted to look at the car.I had spent the night in the car as run out of petrol .
Nottingham to Liverpool=really love that journey so many routes. The car cost £450.
sold 4 years ago £ 41,000,cheap car I sold it for £700 many years ago.
This Daimler xj40 making up for all this nostalgia.Just bought 2 new metrics for £50.
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby baldilocks » Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:16 pm

Just over 10 years ago just before I left the UK I was stopped by the police in Bristol for driving my 1967 MGBGT at 11 at night. Cop was convinced I had stolen it, people who had such old cars did not drive them as daily drivers, but I was. Was breathalysed and made to sit in back of cop car until radio confirmed I was the owner and in fact had been since 1982, over 20 years. Was annoying but on the other hand made it less likely if someone did steal it they would get far.
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby naki_k » Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:34 pm

I wonder if any members on here are police officers, who might comment from the other side of the coin?
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Re: Stopped by police

Postby Rory » Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:21 am

I obviously look old enough to be driving mine- how disappointing :lol:

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Re: Stopped by police

Postby naki_k » Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:55 am

Rory wrote:I obviously look old enough to be driving mine- how disappointing :lol:

Rory

:lol: :lol: dont worry, me too then. never been stopped in a jag yet.

Your car has special pre approval though i expect ;).
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