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Great European Rally
This rally, during which two competitors (at least) have died, has a website, which still looks as though nothing has happened since the rally was open for bookings. Not very impressive. Agreed - I've...
5 years ago 4
 
Battery charger for laid-up car
I'm looking for a battery charger that I can leave connected for some weeks, that will take care of the battery with no attention. I see several on Amazon, etc, but I am looking for personal...
6 years ago 11
 
windscreen scratch
Found today that my blade had slipped and allowed the chrome arm to sweep across the screen during yesterdays downpour - got an arc-shaped scratch on passenger side now I've cleaned all the bugs off...
11 years ago 6
 
Fur around battery terminal
I have observed white- green crystalline fur around the positive terminal of the battery in my car. Does anyone know what it is, and how it gets there? thanks dan It is a Sulphate caused by the...
12 years ago 4
 
Fuel tank sender unit - 1947 Morgan 4/4
Any thoughts/opinions would be welcome re this problem, guys. Fuel gauge didn't work; problem traced to tank sender unit, so new sender unit purchased - actually for 1966 A-H Sprite, because we knew...
13 years ago 4
 
Brake master cylinder repair kit
I'm looking for a replacement piston (Type 1) for aLockheed brake master cylinder casting 25489/2 (or a complete unit) as Iwant to replace the rubbers and there is no repair kit for my style...
13 years ago 1
 
Insurance
Gentlemen, I am about to sell my Bedford CA Camper and replace it with a Rover P6, 3.5 litre Auto. I am currently insured by a camper related insurance, can anybody point me to a good insurer for the...
14 years ago 18
 
Wheel arch lip-only, abraded, Galvafroid & wire-brush or POR-15?
I've 1 rear wheel arch lip - abraded... o Drop car at tyre shop, wrong width tyre fitted o Collect car, pick up gravel, every corner noise of paint abrasion o They fixed it with what seemed to be...
15 years ago 6
 
Bastards.
They wrote off a very respectable Zephyr MkII on 'The Royal' tonight. Not the usual cutaway where we find the car with 'steam' coming out of it and covered in mud, but well and truly f**ked. The...
15 years ago 23
 
fleaBay: Rover P6 3.5 V8 Tax Exempt
..and a very nice one at that: ? SODA ["Followup-To:" header set to PORK SODA was seen penning the following ode to ... whatever: I'm pretty sure that the engine is *not* OK to run on unleaded as it's...
16 years ago 4
 
colour code Vauxhall Viva 1966 HA model?
Dear all, I'm trying to find the colour name that belongs to the colour code 478 on a 1966 Vauxhall Viva HA (at the time, built in Antwerp). Any suggestions on where to search? Thanks, marcel In...
16 years ago 11
 
Rust Primer
All, Can anyone assist me with a firm that supplies 'Bonda Rust Primer + Zinc' ? I have used this primer and found it to be very good indeed, but cant find anyone who sells it ! Many Thanks Chris Bedo...
16 years ago 5
 
Wolseley 4/44 Gear linkages
Please can anybody recommend someone who could adjust /repair the linkages of my 1955 Wolseley 4/44 column gear change. It was suggested to me that it might need the holes brazing up and re-drilled,...
16 years ago
 
gearbox on Rover P4 classic
Hi, About the manual gearbox of my Rover P4: First gear is not synchornized. Selecting first from neutral is -somtimes- difficult (you must 'seek and find the entrance') and sometimes very smooth.....
16 years ago 14
 
78 Olds Cutlass Salon 4DSD - value?
This blue beauty was bought new, has only about 35,000 miles on it, and has been kept in an indoor garage. Runs great and has no body damage or corrosion. V-6 engine, auto transmission. Any idea what...
17 years ago 2
 
Vintage Headlight Dipping
The headlights on my 1926 Rolls-Royce 20hp have single filament bulbs, and the method of reducing the glare for oncoming drivers is by operating a dashboard mounted switch that reduces the current and...
17 years ago 12
 
Wanted 40 DCOE Weber Manifold for TR4A
I am wanting to buy a Twin 40 Weber manifold suitable for the Triumph TR4A high port engine. Anyone on the group got one for sale at a reasonable cost? Dixie
17 years ago
 
Alternator type LRA101
Hi. My car is listed as fitted with a Lucas 17ACR alternator. The alternator fitted at some point in the cars life is marked as a LRA101. Looking on the net some sources say the LRA101 has 34 amp...
17 years ago 11
 
WTD humber wheels
Anyone out there got or knows for 4 or 5 Humber sceptre 15" steel rims for sale ""Anyone out there got or knows for 4 or 5 Humber sceptre 15" steel rims for sale"" ?? Sceptres run on 13" wheels as...
17 years ago 2
 
Citroen DS 23 Petrol Tank Removal
I've completely stripped down my DS 23 ready for welding but can't work out how to detach the petrol tank from the fuel line. So far as I can see there is a continuous polyethylene pipe running...
17 years ago