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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
    1 Dek
    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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    That's really ingenious, not sure my towel rail...

    That's really ingenious, not sure my towel rail roll bar holes are in the right place. It's worth a look tho, thank you Kev.



    Maybe when I'm feeling brave, and not likely to use it for a while....
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    As Dek says they are not necessarily...

    As Dek says they are not necessarily interchangeable. I got some Dax ones for my Pilgrim once but no chance were they going to fit.
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    Do you mean stone guards on the front face of the...

    Do you mean stone guards on the front face of the rear arches ?
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    Thank you, That’s really helpful with the pic...

    Thank you, That’s really helpful with the pic and has saved me undoing the seatbelts and then hearing the tinkle of the nuts dropping behind the fuel tank.

    Good luck getting your IVA woes sorted.
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    By coincidence it turned up 5 minutes after I...

    By coincidence it turned up 5 minutes after I posted. According to what we ordered from Amazon it is the "original insect repellant formula" but makes no mention of this on the bottle so here's...
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    We're going clockwise but our book, the "rough...

    We're going clockwise but our book, the "rough guide to the NC500" goes anticlockwise, which might take a bit of managing... Reading the posts of others I think I prefer clockwise.
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    Bugger ! just ordered a big bottle of it too :(...

    Bugger ! just ordered a big bottle of it too :( Thanks for the heads up though Clive.

    Also thanks also to Bigblock for his excellent suggestions. A week to go and my wife is wanting to alter the...
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    None taken Kevin :) can't wait to see Aaron's...

    None taken Kevin :) can't wait to see Aaron's plans for the yellow interior. Even I'm not that brave, although it might go well with Dek's aubergine exterior...
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    I wasn’t going to reply to this thread until...

    I wasn’t going to reply to this thread until Kev provoked me...the original builder of my car (In Maidstone) debated for ages, and then painted it grey. A later owner had a different idea :)
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    How long is it taking the change in Historic...

    How long is it taking the change in Historic status / V5 to come through ? I send mine off 4-5 weeks ago, I've got nothing. DVLA site says "Taxed" which it is. I do know they've been on strike.
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