'Can I lick the bowl out Mummy?'
'No, you must use the flush like everyone else.'
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- Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:47 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Fancy something a bit different?
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Sounds good in theory but what about the situation in the depths of a long winter with constant use of heating, lights, wipers etc. being required?
- Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:34 am
- Forum: Do you know....?
- Topic: Lyrics of Madness' song "Driving In My Car"
- Replies: 7
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I understand that Mike Barson wrote the song about his own, ex-GPO (General Post Office) van, so the '59 reference would have been correct and as 'fifty nine' doesn't rhyme with 'Thames' you would have to assume that, as has already been stated, poetic licence was applied and the Morris factory was ...
Thanks for your reply Phil. My dizzy does have the O ring that shows in your photos (part way down the bush, set into the machined groove); the thing I'm referring to is the channel (just visible in your first photo) on the underside of the flange round which the clamp fits and which butts (sp?) up ...
Now that I'm at the stage of re-fitting the distributor to the car I've come across another point where I'd appreciate a bit of expert input. I notice that the bottom of the distributor body where the clamping plate sits has a 'moat-like' recessed groove which, I'm guessing, should house a rubber O ...
Thanks for the further clarification Phil. Still can't quite see how the second spring would be needed however as, surely, the outward travel of the weights is ultimately limited by the mechanics of the set-up; ie the weights can only pivot out to the end of their arc no matter how fast the drive sh...