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Spanish Leyland Comets and Pegasos. Naturally DAF/TRP has the parts for the Comet! Biglorryblog has the story...

  • 29 July 2009
  • By Biglorryblog

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Richard Warner, Biglorryblog's esteemed parts sales & marketing chum at DAF Trucks UK has sent in these little gems and says: "Hi Brian, I was approached this week to supply some rear lamps for a 1954 Leyland Comet rigid that was being restored out in Malaga, Spain. As you would expect, we had them in stock through our DAF/TRP parts division! http://www.trptruckandtrailerparts.com/  The owners have now ordered through the DAF dealer in Malaga, so I thought you would like to see the finished article..."

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Richard continues: "I've since received some more pictures of a 1968 Pegaso Comet also being restored by the same company. The owners are fruit suppliers based in Spain, so both trucks I assume were used for transporting their 'fruity' products in days gone by! It seems a good job has been made of keeping these classics going! Regards, Richard. "And what a cracking pair too... Now click through here to see more of them...

And here it is in all its glory!

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Nice bodywork too.

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Shot of the back of the Pegaso...

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And some interior shots too.

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Love the quilting...

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That long thing sticking up is the gear lever... And thanks Richard, great story!

 

STORY UPDATE 14TH AUGUST 2009 from Biglorryblog

I've just ahd this e-mail sent to me by Charlie Davey

Hello,

In regards to your story "Spanish Leyland Comets and Pegasos. Naturally DAF/TRP has the parts for the Comet!" (http://static.commercialmotor.com/big-lorry-blog/2009/07/-richardwarner-biglorryblogs-e.html) you write in the article "As you would expect, we had them in stock through our DAF/TRP parts division! The owners have now ordered through the DAF dealer in Malaga, so I thought you would like to see the finished article".

Would it be possible to link to the official new look DAF TRP website? (http://www.trptruckandtrailerparts.com/)

I am a big fan of your blog and we see plenty of traffic to our other websites we look after i.e. DAF Dealership sites and the Stobart sites. I find it amazing you keep being asked for stobart fleet lists.

Thank you for your time

Kind Regards

 Charlie Davey Digital Manager