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by sid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Mildred
Replies: 6
Views: 132

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: 6
Views: 132

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: 209

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: 184

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: 616

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: 708

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: 331

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: 1297

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: 8176

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: 1069

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: 1073

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: 521

Re: scalextric

my son's scalextric is in the loft..in a couple of years i will get it set up for my grandson :)
by sid
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Link to Pugh auction
Replies: 23
Views: 1069

Re: Link to Pugh auction

i fancy the Herald estate as well..stable mate for my Herald convertible :)
by sid
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Security
Replies: 8
Views: 434

Re: Security

A few years ago I was on the team of Speed Watch volunteers in our village. Part of the official brief was that if any motorists stopped and started giving us grief of any sort, we were to call 999, explain that details that we were Speed Watch operating for the Council/Police and required assistan...
by sid
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Smart' motorways
Replies: 25
Views: 2709

Re: 'Smart' motorways

voted.as a hgv driver i've spotted a couple of stranded vehicles on a 'smart' m/way :(
by sid
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2158
Views: 334477

Re: Spotted today.

i spotted a well used green split-screen saloon in a yard off the A52 near Boston,with a 'for sale' sign in the window
by sid
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pins in tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 878

Re: Pins in tyres

ask your neighbours to keep an eye out for any low-life's loitering about..and mention it to your local beat bobby or pcso person,if you have one.
by sid
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dingle tunnel pictures
Replies: 16
Views: 723

Re: dingle tunnel pictures

i'd love to get the Karrier lorry out of there..looks ready for the road!
by sid
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Happy New Year to all Morris Minor owners
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: A Happy New Year to all Morris Minor owners

Happy New Year all! :)
by sid
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners

Merry Christmas everyone :)