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London ULEZ.
The end of old car ownership for me. The extended ultra low emissions zone is being extended to near here in October. And most of the journeys I do would involve entering it, or a long detour. Cars...
1 month ago 2
 
Advice on tyres please
My Triumph 2.5PI Mk2 has just passed an MOT test but with an advisory that the two rear tyres will need to be replaced soon. I have kept the original wheels, despite the 80 profile tyres in question...
7 months ago 2
 
Front crank seal.
Dribble from the front crank seal on the SD1 has changed into a flood. Did change the seal not that long ago, and noticed the pulley assembly had a deep groove where the seal rubs. So the new seal...
1 year ago 3
 
US Minor
Posted on a photo forum (), taken today at the Central Florida All-British Car Show: I an trying to decide whether that is a super-dooper water pump or a pump for an air conditioning unit. The...
1 year ago 4
 
Plug spanner size
Here's a question for classic car types. Which arose from a question on a FB group. And I was surprised no one seemed to know. You've lost your dedicated 14mm plug socket - but the engine design would...
2 years ago 8
 
Identification please
Photo taken before 1939 in Barnstaple. TIA John Now fairly sure it's a Buick. In article , It's probably a pile of rust by now. ;-) The date being 22 Nov 2018, decided to write: Getting a 404 from...
3 years ago 4
 
Looking for VW Beetle White, EUY882J
Looking for EUY882J Dont suppost anyone knows of EUY882J, still looking for it now.... on a sorn for years....
3 years ago
 
Lucas horns
There is a pair of Lucas horns on e-bay at the moment: The domes are not chromed, although the trumpets are, and they have mesh in them, but still, asking £250 is a bit hopeful, I think. There again,...
3 years ago 17
 
Classic Car meet
Saturday 17th June 2017, lunchtime onwards The Grazing Harts, Micklebring, South Yorkshire, S66 7RR Free admission Barbeque
3 years ago
 
Coachbuilder conversion: can anyone identify the car?
In the 1940s-1960s several coachbuilders created "estate cars" / "shooting brakes" on luxury cars. Here's a partial snapshot of one, and I am trying to guess the original car from the rear wheel...
3 years ago 5
 
Humber super snipe
Hi can any one help me out my 1961 humber super snipe is taking in air in t he fuel pump but it one full steel pipe into the tank I can see long bubble in the clear pipe going to the pump it fine till...
3 years ago 2
 
1967 Land Rover with 2.6L Rover motor with a Weslake Head
I am working on my Tan 1967 Land Rover Station Wagon 109. Alex from British Motor in Sacramento CA USA is reviewing the Motor and setting tappets for me. He calls ask why due you have a Rev Limit...
4 years ago 9
 
Robert Hugh Fearon Anderson
It seems (according to his grave) that this man died at Silverstone almost 50 years ago, August 15th 1967. I vaguely remember his funeral/interment as a schoolkid - and recently 'cleaned him up' a...
4 years ago 1
 
New addition to the fleet...
1980s DDR magnificence! And how I want it to look... Nice! Have a good look at the VIN plate and the history if it comes with the car. A lot of Trabants went back to the factory and were refurbished...
4 years ago 2
 
Lucas Horn mounting
I have a couple of Lucas Horns, just like these; and I want to mount them on my headlamp bar. They are replacements for a pair that disappeared long ago, so I know it is possible. I cannot remember...
5 years ago 4