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by KeithL
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Petition to help Wythall Transport Museum continue to run their heritage bus service
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Petition to help Wythall Transport Museum continue to run their heritage bus service

Some time in 2020 Birmingham City Council will launch its Clean Air Zone. One casualty of this will be the heritage bus service which the Transport Museum in Wythall runs between Birmingham City Centre and the Museum on Bank Holidays etc. The Museum has approached Birmingham City Council but they ap...
by KeithL
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Which Tracker SIM Card ???
Replies: 14
Views: 265

Re: Which Tracker SIM Card ???

Have you tried talking to the Tracker technical team? I have always found them very helpful in the past and they may be able to recommend a SIM card(s) that they know will work.
by KeithL
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Membership benefits - Esso Fuel Card
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Membership benefits - Esso Fuel Card

Well I've signed up. My card should arrive in a few days. I can't help feeling there must be a catch somewhere but I haven't found one yet. What is Fuelpecker's business model?
by KeithL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Euphemisms
Replies: 54
Views: 891

Re: Euphemisms

We took the car (not the Morris) to France for the first time a couple of years ago and, as you say, even the motorways were nice to drive on. A bit of a shock when you arrive back in the UK though.
by KeithL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Euphemisms
Replies: 54
Views: 891

Re: Euphemisms

I agree with PoolGuy. We rarely take the Traveller on the motorway unless we have too and only then with a support car acting as rearguard protection.
by KeithL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Euphemisms
Replies: 54
Views: 891

Re: Euphemisms

I suspect I am going to get some feedback but if you think of the cost of the alternatives (new motorways or widening existing motorways) I think Smart motorways are quite a clever solution.
by KeithL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Membership benefits - Esso Fuel Card
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Membership benifits - Esso Fuel Card

It does get a mention in the mag and a separate flier with membership benefits, you know the stuff you chuck straight in the recycling :D I saw the name Fuelpecker in the list in the magazine and on the flyer but I had no idea of the sort of savings that could be had. By 'a mention in the magazine'...
by KeithL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Membership benefits - Esso Fuel Card
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Membership benifits - Esso Fuel Card

Wow!! Thanks for flagging that up. That's quite a saving. Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned in the magazine (unless it has and I missed it in which case I apologise).
by KeithL
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wot No Garage
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Wot No Garage

I wanted to put some form of temporary structure like in Mike's picture on the side of our garage for our MX5 but I am limited to 2.4 metres wide (because of a lamp post) and a pent roof so all the rain runs away from the garage wall. So far I've not managed to find anything suitable so if anyone kn...
by KeithL
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

Alice Minor wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:24 pm
Ahh so it’s Jayne’s car , ask her to PM me please and I’ll have a chat with her, that’s if she wants to

Alice x
Alice,

Did you get Jayne's PM?
by KeithL
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uploading pictures from my computer (November 2019)
Replies: 10
Views: 391

Re: Uploading pictures from my computer (November 2019)

Admin wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:00 am
And since I got an email notification of Simon posting on the thread, I'm going to assume Keith's issue is resolved too :D
Mike,

Yes, I got a notification about your 9:31 post to this thread. Many thanks.

Keith
by KeithL
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uploading pictures from my computer (November 2019)
Replies: 10
Views: 391

Re: Uploading pictures from my computer (November 2019)

Up to and including last night (Saturday) I was still able to upload pictures from my PC straight onto this site, however as of this morning I am unable to do so and just get a yellow triangle instead of a green tick if I try. Interesting timing. Up until Saturday night I was receiving e-mail notif...
by KeithL
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

Just wondering if anybody is around my age and any lady owners out there by any chance or even your wives if they drive them and how they get on ? Our Traveller, Alfred, is Jayne's car and she is the main driver whilst I navigate. We have had it over 9 years and she loves tootling around the countr...
by KeithL
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

Unusual for a car (or any form of transport really) to have a male name, but it seems to suit. We wanted a boy and as it happened our Traveller was already called Alfred when we bought it, named after the Grandfather of the lad who restored it. It seemed entirely appropriate to keep the name, which...
by KeithL
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

Alice Minor wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:30 pm
all I need now for her is a name, any suggestions ??
What's the reg number (if you want to share - no problem if you don't) and colour? A photo would be nice so we can get a feel for her - she seems like one of the family already and we haven't seen her yet.
by KeithL
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

I hope everyone is ok about me posting my experiences on here ? Of course it's okay. It take me back to when we first got our Traveller and the fun and games we had. The first time we took it out we got stranded coming home because we hadn't mastered the hot/cold choke in/out and ended up flooding ...
by KeithL
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Dad's old Minor
Replies: 79
Views: 2440

Re: Starting Dad's old Minor

Alice, Welcome to the world of classic cars. They are a bit different to modern cars with their own frustrations but a lot more character and hopefully one day you will grow to love your Minor like your Dad no doubt did. I hope you persevere with this - you will get all the help you need from the me...
by KeithL
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETROL
Replies: 21
Views: 1060

Re: PETROL

We use Shell V-Power in our 1098 Traveller (and the MX5 and the XK8). All the cars seem to run smoother with it and given the relatively low mileage we do the extra cost is minimal. I wouldn't like to say if fuel consumption is improved or not, but it is no worse. We use it to keep the engine clean ...
by KeithL
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Cylinder numbering?
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: Cylinder numbering?

Yes.
by KeithL
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Fuel pump bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: Fuel pump bolt

You could try SU themselves - http://sucarb.co.uk/