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by sid
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help in the nottingham area?
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: help in the nottingham area?

oh,ok thanks.always used to be several Minors parked outside,and occasionally there has been the odd one there in recent times.
by sid
Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help in the nottingham area?
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: help in the nottingham area?

as no one local to you seems to be able to help,Houghton Garage on the A47 south of Leicester is/was a Moggy specialist.perhaps too far but worth a call? 0116 2416132.
by sid
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash
Replies: 48
Views: 1465

Re: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash

Mathewsons' Company 'runaround',was a Minor van :) but just looked it up,and they sold it at auction.
by sid
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare Standard model on eBay
Replies: 10
Views: 461

Re: Rare Standard model on eBay

what the winning bidder needs to do first of all is fit disc brakes... :wink: :lol:
by sid
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many tools is enough?
Replies: 21
Views: 721

Re: How many tools is enough?

depends how many vehicles you are trying to restore/keep going,and how many garages/sheds full of old wrecks/classic vehicles you have! i've got 3 cars and 3 motorcycles and presently fitting a sidecar onto my 1958 Matchless..spanners everywhere :lol:
by sid
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servicing A Minor Benny Hill Style
Replies: 17
Views: 722

Re: Servicing A Minor Benny Hill Style

brilliant clip :D think there's a few things on there that would have the PC brigade in meltdown :(
by sid
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Stolen!
Topic: Moggy stolen from Stanhope!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

Re: Moggy stolen from Stanhope!!

this Moggy has been found safe and well! :D :D :D :D
by sid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Mildred
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Project Mildred

not seen this before..was half expecting it to be about the 'well-used' convertible i see now and again in the Lidl car park :) Do you mean the one with the leaky sump that keeps backfiring? not heard it running! as a visiting lorry driver,i've seen it parked there a few times. are you an IoW resid...
by sid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Mildred
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Project Mildred

not seen this before..was half expecting it to be about the 'well-used' convertible i see now and again in the Lidl car park :)
by sid
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reproduction tax discs
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: Reproduction tax discs

looks good :) might order some for my old bange... er.. i mean classic vehicles :lol:
by sid
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extended mot
Replies: 7
Views: 351

Re: Extended mot

yes,my daughters' Renault Megane Mot is due on august 4th.we were expecting the 6 month extension,but have now booked it in for it's test later this month.however,i got the extra 6 months with my everyday elderly Xsara..which has extended it 's life by a few months!
by sid
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member saying "Hello"
Replies: 28
Views: 1147

Re: New member saying "Hello"

nice car :)
i was 'invited'for a ride in a real Panda car back in the day :lol:
by sid
Wed May 20, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WD 40
Replies: 29
Views: 1143

Re: WD 40

i've recently bought a can of 'GT85'..not tried it yet,but supposed to be better than wd40..

not sure about it's fishing capabilities either :lol:
by sid
Sat May 16, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fuel
Replies: 10
Views: 518

Re: fuel

no need to add additives..esso super unleaded is ethanol-free,as is tesco momentum,and shell v-power,i believe :)
by sid
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What we did in the lockdown
Replies: 30
Views: 1707

Re: What we did in the lockdown

as i've been furloughed.i'm doing a few jobs i'd begrudge doing in my own time :lol: such as creosoting my shed and new car port,and planting a few seeds in pots. more interestingly,i've been working on my 1957 AJS combo,which should be ready for shopping trip's in a few weeks :)
by sid
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Currently drinking.....
Replies: 116
Views: 10054

Re: Currently drinking.....

orange & pineapple juice...cup of tea later. i'm a pub person,and always have a few beers Saturday nights,but won't be tonight obv's :cry:
i've never been a home boozer.
by sid
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Link to Pugh auction
Replies: 23
Views: 1294

Re: Link to Pugh auction

Any one know if there is a list of purchased items from this auction, and what things went for? I’m particularly interested in item 256. i clicked on the original link,les,and it came up with the hammer prices. lot 256 was withdrawn from sale,'my' Herald estate went for £950. Companion estate went ...
by sid
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mild road rage
Replies: 31
Views: 1444

Re: mild road rage

Only had impatient drivers overtake a couple of times in the last few months. Generally, they are really happy to see my Betty on the road. Quite often stopping for me and letting me take priority. Even get lorry drivers smiling and waving to me as we chunter along. a lot of us lorry drivers love t...
by sid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: scalextric
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: scalextric

my son's scalextric is in the loft..in a couple of years i will get it set up for my grandson :)