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by thamestyres
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: pride of longbridge 15 april
Replies: 10
Views: 2528

Re: pride of longbridge 15 april

usually enjoy the blast through on the motorway, get to services last and last to leave but early to arrive, but am being good at the moment, to many points, and they don't make prizes,, lol.. but only another year and they are all gone.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 32214

Re: ricky's rover sterling

all done and passed.. a pair of toyo t1r's on the front.. I will be at longbridge.. in the rover, I have got to give it a major clean and polish I think it will be up for sale near the end of the year, so I can concentrate on the morris.. just in case anyone is interested in it... regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 32214

Re: ricky's rover sterling

I have some new spares for the ball joint gaiter so easy repair especially as it's a top one.. brake lights is the switch is a bit sticky lubed it up and now it's on all the time so will get a new one tomorrow.. the cat will be ok as it only just failed on the lambda reading so will get it hotter.. ...
by thamestyres
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 32214

Re: ricky's rover sterling

mot time again.. failed this time, emissions, no stop lights, ball joint gaiter, and a tyre.. not to terrible, emissions were almost ok so a good run will sort them.. stop light are not working so fuse or switch most likely, unusual for all bulbs to blow at once.. new gaiter for ball joint and its a...
by thamestyres
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: pride of longbridge 15 april
Replies: 10
Views: 2528

Re: pride of longbridge 15 april

I normally meet with peeps at Beaconsfield.. and sometimes leave them behind.. lol.. but have not seen any posts this year, so was wondering if there was a meeting point... will be at Beaconsfield early and tag along.. see you there.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: pride of longbridge 15 april
Replies: 10
Views: 2528

pride of longbridge 15 april

anyone else going.. have any convoy's been arranged.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: PhotoBucket Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1312

Re: PhotoBucket Jan 2017

I have had some problems lately, mostly it is just very slow, you need to wait long periods while it loads itself, probably to many adverts all the time.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: dads mgf
Replies: 12
Views: 3669

Re: dads mgf

as above mike my condolences.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: the annual Merry Christmas thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2654

Re: the annual Merry Christmas thread

merry Christmas to everyone.. best wishes to all in the new year... regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: brooklands new years day
Replies: 3
Views: 1395

brooklands new years day

will be going to Hartley wintney in the morning and Brooklands in the pm both a good variety of cars https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserReviews-g503832-d982444-r246943002-The_Phoenix_Inn-Hartley_Wintney_Hook_Hampshire_England.html http://www.classicshowsuk.co.uk/classic-car-show-event-information...
by thamestyres
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 63
Views: 17107

Re: the "mad maestro"

was out meeting some fellow car friends a couple of weeks ago, someone approached me about the car and implied that they might know someone (as they do).. but admiring the car as well, while taking some photo's and video's it cut out.... and would not restart.. turns out the cambelt jumped a few tee...
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: KV6 Water Pump
Replies: 20
Views: 4849

Re: KV6 Water Pump

bearing in mind that bmw only wanted mini, how well would rover have done if they had not been sold off and had mini themselves.. might have been the saving of them.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: KV6 Water Pump
Replies: 20
Views: 4849

Re: KV6 Water Pump

bmw worked there magic all over the engine and systems, the 800 ran a mems2j management whereas the 75 ran a siemens system.. where the change on the 800 was short lived (only a couple of years) most diagnostics systems didn't bother with the 825, hence a lot of our diagnostic type issues, a lot of ...
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2898

Re: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?

was free on you tube.. I don't have a fire stick.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2898

Re: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?

i thought it was quite good on the whole, very familiar as was said, but when its right its right, so far over and above the chris evans rubbish.. regards ricky