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by thamestyres
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Plastic bumper bracket
Replies: 19
Views: 1483

Re: Plastic bumper bracket

I made up metal ones for my car and used countersunk screws to get around the screw head problems.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability
Replies: 11
Views: 1120

Re: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

mini also use psa engines now as well diesel and petrol, not come across any in bmw but I suppose that may happen soon as some of there engines have been going bang, timing chains that are at the back of the engine?... a lot of brands are not what they used to be, I think the current consensus seems...
by thamestyres
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability
Replies: 11
Views: 1120

Re: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

some of the shitreon and Peugeot cars are quite reliable, mainly the diesels nowadays, the citreons for some reason do not appear to be as reliable as the Peugeot's, so maybe they have gone with Vauxhall to poke Renault in the eye and maybe make there vehicles more reliable, or just maybe they are t...
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5036

Re: BMC/BL 2018

if I pre book who is the club rep... or do I leave that blank
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5036

Re: BMC/BL 2018

will we not be able to move around a bit like we normally do, or rather what some do.. I normally just drive in to the club stand and park up... lol
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 31283

Re: ricky's rover sterling

in the workshop today, tyre pressures, oil and water levels, oh I nearly forgot had the aircon regassed and found the leaks that appear to be very slow draining the system in 6-8 weeks (hopefully anyway) it's like sitting in a fridge.. is way cooler than the Peugeot, in more ways than one lol... reg...
by thamestyres
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5036

Re: BMC/BL 2018

I will buy my ticket on the gate as I usually do.. hopefully see you all there in a nicely polished rover sterling.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue May 22, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Awkward Parking.
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Awkward Parking.

I think it's just the world we live in today full of arrogance and ignorance, and no care or consideration for others.. seems to be the norm unfortunately.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat May 19, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5036

Re: BMC/BL 2018

I like this show so hopefully I will be going
by thamestyres
Mon May 07, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise
Replies: 36
Views: 11919

Re: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise

I should be so lucky, lucky lucky... lol
by thamestyres
Mon May 07, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise
Replies: 36
Views: 11919

Re: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise

bit more done it now has steering, the column is mounted and joined to the rack, quite easy in the end just extended the rod between the u.j's with a 3mm thick tube welded and cotter pinned for extra security.. the dash will need a bit more strengthening just in case, it is only screwed into wood so...
by thamestyres
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Ebay, Autotrader and Other!
Topic: Rover Vitesse Coupe - 800 KYX
Replies: 9
Views: 1604

Re: Rover Vitesse Coupe - 800 KYX

it appears to be ended does that mean its been sold... regards ricky
by thamestyres
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: Scoobys Dogmobile - Take 2!
Replies: 134
Views: 22423

Re: Scoobys Dogmobile - Take 2!

don't you just hate it when the dog eats the seats... lol.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Car Show and Meet Pictures
Topic: Pride of Longbridge 14th April 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 5010

Re: Pride of Longbridge 14th April 2018

I will be at longbridge but may have a for sale sign on it, might sell better than the maestro, need to get rid of cars and truck so I can move.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 31283

Re: ricky's rover sterling

caliper stripped and cleaned, slides freed off and cleaned and greased, new pads on the front, it passed the mot, rear tyres advised as they are near 2mm and slight play in the n/s top ball joint I also noted that the cover is perished quite badly as well on the same ball joint so have that to do.. ...