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    I'm in Wales on a tour with the Bears, so I've...

    I'm in Wales on a tour with the Bears, so I've revised the list:

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    7 Lionel
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    Could this be because more braking force goes...

    Could this be because more braking force goes through the front therefore the front wheels get more brake dust residue ? Discs on the front and drums on the rear would exacerbate this.

    You could...
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    Bring yr pens to the next E-Mids meet and you can...

    Bring yr pens to the next E-Mids meet and you can do everyone’s ;)
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    Deck emblem looks suspiciously like a badge to...

    Deck emblem looks suspiciously like a badge to me.

    A number of the East Mids crowd discussed this at a recent meeting. The enamel falls out of the badge over time, I'm tempted to try Humbrol...
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    Bearing in mind my technical expertise, I saw an...

    Bearing in mind my technical expertise, I saw an episode of Repair Shop last night where they packed a tube with sand to avoid it deforming during the bending process. It was a much smaller diameter...
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    Water temp gauge calibration issue

    I'm a bit puzzled by this. My temp gauge rises to 130 F then stops, it never goes higher even though the actual temp is higher because the ECU-controlled fans start up when hotter. It used to work...
  7. Hi Marcus, are you sure the LT77 is strong enough...

    Hi Marcus, are you sure the LT77 is strong enough for a Ford V8 ?
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    IIRC my headers, collectors and sidepipes from...

    IIRC my headers, collectors and sidepipes from Custom Chrome were around £1,600. Still ouch, but less so than £5,000.
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    Hi Brian, The trip went really well. Ground...

    Hi Brian,

    The trip went really well. Ground clearance can be an issue on C class roads, but this is mostly the Pass of the Cattle towards Applecross. Taking it slowly is the answer I found. It was...
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    As Keith said: Friday looks bad in the morning,...

    As Keith said: Friday looks bad in the morning, Saturday a bit wet in the afternoon maybe, Sunday good, Monday just overcast. This is from the Met Office app.

    I also use the rainalarm app which...
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    Ah, now I get it, it's a decimal point error....

    Ah, now I get it, it's a decimal point error. Still nice to have it as a benchmark for mine :)
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    We had one of those at school, as far as I could...

    We had one of those at school, as far as I could work out it was a big black box with a white square illuminated switch on the front that did very little. I think it would have been about 1978..

    ...
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    Got a ticket, but may be on holiday 1 Dek 2...

    Got a ticket, but may be on holiday
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    2 Charlie
    3 Paul
    4 Bob
    5 Graham
    6 Angie & Lee
    7 (David R)
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    How much was it before the alteration ? I only...

    How much was it before the alteration ? I only saw it after....
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    There's something similar at Bletchley park...

    There's something similar at Bletchley park [url]https://www.tnmoc.org/[url] I was pleased to see a fully functioning BBC model B there.
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    I had a tick when the engine wasn’t under load....

    I had a tick when the engine wasn’t under load. Turned out that oil starvation (unsure how) had caused main bearing wear and it was the sound of one piston tapping the cylinder head.

    Hope yours...
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    I did the first "Dream Rides" event with the...

    I did the first "Dream Rides" event with the Sporting Bears for 15 months at the Modified Nationals show in Peterborough. I did 9 rides and in total the club raised £1200 for the East Anglian...
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    It took me a while to work out how this works (I...

    It took me a while to work out how this works (I had a better look at pic 3 and the penny dropped) but that's a nice simple solution - I'll be trying to cobble that one together before the trip to...
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    Whittlebury and Silverstone are different courses...

    Whittlebury and Silverstone are different courses - Whittlebury is the nicer IMO, with a choice of 4x 9-hole loops.

    In terms of location, W'bury is to the north of the circuit, Silverstone Golf is...
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    Mine has a strip sewn horizontally across the...

    Mine has a strip sewn horizontally across the roof on the inside that wraps around the hood bow and is secured with Velcro along its length. It helps but it’s far from perfect. As Jim and Clive...
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    +1 for the Galaxies with the letters on the...

    +1 for the Galaxies with the letters on the outside. NB you can solvate the blue film off the white letters rather than using a Dremmel like what I did.
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    There's a few Cobras around with BOA, I've vague...

    There's a few Cobras around with BOA, I've vague recollection of one with a BOB. I changed from a cologne to a BOA then a few years later to RV8.

    My advice (FWIW) is go towards a V8, for the...
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    I'm looking forward to visiting Holland again,...

    I'm looking forward to visiting Holland again, I've always found the people very friendly and have signed up.

    Some years back in Amsterdam I was lost and asked a traffic policeman on a motorbike...
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    Was just about to say the same, except maybe when...

    Was just about to say the same, except maybe when pushing the car onto the breakdown truck ;)

    Weather forecast now looks "Less bad" and having conversed with Charlie and the East Mids tour I think...
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    I think eligibility is from April 1st after the...

    I think eligibility is from April 1st after the car's 40th Birthday, so as mine was August they still got 8 months tax out of me...and I still haven't had the form back !
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