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by RichG
Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keep your girls locked up!
Replies: 15
Views: 4130

Re: Keep your girls locked up!

sorry to hear about your misfortune , they should be strung up by there short and curlys when or if found :evil: , good luck with the repairs , look forward to seeing her back to undamaged soon ,
by RichG
Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: happy xmas
Replies: 23
Views: 5039

Re: happy xmas

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL , AND A VERY HAPPY 2015 !! :D
by RichG
Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello from a new fellow
Replies: 6
Views: 1438

Re: Hello from a new fellow

hiya , and welcome , lovely looking car !!! :D
by RichG
Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: SUSSPENSION PARTS ETC
Replies: 11
Views: 3992

Re: SUSSPENSION PARTS ETC

hi . re Austin 8 springs , it might be worth giving Jones Springs a call , they are in wednesbury , Gladstone Street , West Mids , WS10 8BE , 0121 5687575, let us know how u get on , cheers , Richard , and good luck !! :D
by RichG
Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Trafficators screws
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: Trafficators screws

Here's a pic of mine , hope it helps . Richard .[frame]Image[/frame][frame]Image[/frame] Phillips screws painted over .
by RichG
Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: SUSSPENSION PARTS ETC
Replies: 11
Views: 3992

Re: SUSSPENSION PARTS ETC

sounds very much like the springs have gone weak , and need replacing , and change the bushes also not to bad a job to do , i changed them on my Rosie a few months ago , i got 2 new rear springs from David Manners , at what seemed a good price to me of £ 26 each plus the bushes / in poly , but do ch...
by RichG
Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please
Replies: 13
Views: 3510

Re: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please

I think it is Yukon grey , so I'm told , it just says grey on the log book , and I can't see a paint code , but a moggie enthusiast said it looks like Yukon grey , and should be for a 1960 , I have a tin of touch up spray , that the previous owner left in the car when I bought her , and that says Yu...
by RichG
Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Fuel Catalysts
Replies: 10
Views: 2995

Re: Fuel Catalysts

no i dont use one , i havent heard of any one having any problems with them , they are supposed to work , but who knows , the suppliers and manufacturers would say that wouldnt they , to sell them , i use a devise called a FUEL SAVER , that is supposed to do the same job ,it fits in the fuel pipe , ...
by RichG
Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:06 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please
Replies: 13
Views: 3510

Re: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please

lol get you mr posh pants !!! nice moggie by the way !!! :D
by RichG
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please
Replies: 13
Views: 3510

Re: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please

this one is the inside ! i think the 60 and 62 were the same , but dont quote me on that !! :D[frame]Image[/frame]
by RichG
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please
Replies: 13
Views: 3510

Re: 1962 / A reg bootlid style pic please

hi. i dont know if this will be of any help ? my moggie is a 1960 , and as far as i know this is original , apart from the number plate light , which was black steel when i 1st bought her in November of last year ,[frame]Image[/frame]
by RichG
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rosie & I would like to introduce ourselves...
Replies: 7
Views: 2453

Re: Rosie & I would like to introduce ourselves...

hello to you Rachael , and to Rosie , i also have a moggie called Rosie , i hope you have loads of fun driving her ,for many years to come , and i hope we get to bump into one another one day , not literally ! lol, welcome to the site , and yes id agree we are a friendly bunch i hope youl find , goo...
by RichG
Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Re: Misfire when hot

have fitted new carb , and what a difference . car is now running like a dream , on closer inspection of the old carb , the butterfly spindle had quite a bit of play in it , and the housing around spindle is worn , so sucking air !! , so a quick road test last night , and all seems ok so far , but i...
by RichG
Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Re: Misfire when hot

thanx for the pics . at least i can see how they are fitted now , sounds like a good idea , a just what i need , keeping fingers crossed lol , thanx again , Richard . il let you know how i get on !! :D
by RichG
Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Re: Misfire when hot

yes i will do .
by RichG
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Re: Misfire when hot

thanx , any thing is worth a try . il give it ago and see what happens , Thanx again . Richard . :D
by RichG
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Re: Misfire when hot

Thanx , the pump does seem to start clicking a bit more than usual , it's strange that's it's only just started the last past fortnight, after a run down to Kelmarsh hall , it hiccuped a couple of times when I was on the A 5 , doing about 45 that was under load just as I'd gone round an island , and...
by RichG
Tue Jul 08, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Misfire when hot

Hello my moggy 1098 cc has developed a sort of misfire type symptom when hot , and stuck in traffic , while car is moving along there's no problem , but if I stop in traffic after a short while the tick over becomes lumpy , and when you rev the engine it's all fluffy and misses almost like switching...
by RichG
Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Cars in the park . Lichfield 5/6/ July
Replies: 2
Views: 2430

Re: Cars in the park . Lichfield 5/6/ July

well may be i'l see you there , i will be on the Mini stand , on sunday , cant make it today as im at work , but looking forward to it . look out for Rosie , my 1960, 2 door grey moggy amongst the minis and other cars on the stand , and say hi . Richard . :D
by RichG
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Cars in the park . Lichfield 5/6/ July
Replies: 2
Views: 2430

Cars in the park . Lichfield 5/6/ July

any one going to Cars in the park , Beacon park , Lichfield , this weekend ? :D( July 5th and 6th . )