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by Sleeper
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is he being a bit optimistic?
Replies: 19
Views: 570

Re: Is he being a bit optimistic?

Whyever not ??? Nothing a bit of T-Cut and Cuprinol ccouldn't fix...

John :wink:
by Sleeper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: NTK 588 Traveller - any info pls?
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: NTK 588 Traveller - any info pls?

...also " Outstanding vehicle recalls Check if MORRIS MINOR TRAVELLER NTK588 has outstanding recalls We don't hold information about manufacturer's safety recalls for MORRIS MINOR TRAVELLER NTK588. To find out if your vehicle has any outstanding safety recalls, contact a MORRIS dealership. " John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: NTK 588 Traveller - any info pls?
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: NTK 588 Traveller - any info pls?

You can get a little of the MOT history here...

https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history

Hit start now , enter the reg , hit continue , then the down arrow to the right of MOT history...

..and if you have the V5C you can find where it was tested...



John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speedo vs Diff query
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Speedo vs Diff query

Yes-ish , but it's not as easy as that... " I mainly wanted someone to say if you use that diff and that lcv speedo, you will be out by 5mph" as the speed increases/decreases , the mph. reading will be out by different numbers ,that is why I said it.. "will be showing slower by approx 8.5%" So at yo...
by Sleeper
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel gauge
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: Fuel gauge

I would say earth the sender wire in the boot and note the reading...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speedo vs Diff query
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Speedo vs Diff query

Your " new" speedo will be showing slower by approx 8.5% , simple maths 1376/1504

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The original Blaketon has died
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: The original Blaketon has died

Rumours of my death or more particularly my car aren't true but sad to hear that their inspiration has - https://uk.yahoo.com/news/derek-fowlds-dies-at-82-111225138.html . Not sure whether this counts as off topic but since Blaketon drive a Minor Traveller, I think we can say it's Minor related. As...
by Sleeper
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Interlocking balls
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Interlocking balls

by Sleeper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Which Tracker SIM Card ???
Replies: 13
Views: 235

Re: Which Tracker SIM Card ???

I have a pay as you go sim from o2 , with £10:00 credit on it , tested monthly to check it's still working ( and keep the sim alive ) costs me 2p , so should last 41.66 years befor it need topping up ;-)

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: copper ? Wire
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: copper ? Wire

Looks like we all need to keep a pocket knife , cigarette lighter and magnet in our pockets when out shopping ...

It's a jungle out there.....

John :-?
by Sleeper
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Steering wheel, and B post seat belt anchorage. Safety improvement without destroying character? Ideas appreciated.
Replies: 21
Views: 542

Re: Steering wheel, and B post seat belt anchorage. Safety improvement without destroying character? Ideas appreciated.

" October 1961 Flashing direction indicators incorporated into front and rear lamps. Semaphore type direction indicators discontinued. Glove compartment lid removed. Windscreen washers fitted on De Luxe models. Seatbelts anchorage points built into all models. New range of colours and upholstery off...
by Sleeper
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: copper ? Wire
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: copper ? Wire

Thank you..

Have found the solution..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL5VUYe_uX8

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: copper ? Wire
Replies: 4
Views: 166

copper ? Wire

Dear All Any budding electrical engineers/metallurgists/chemists etc out there? Hope you can help me? Quite a while ago I bought on a well known auction site some twin , red/black copper wire for general use , speakers etc 2020_0112twinredblack0001.JPG All was well for a while till they went faulty....
by Sleeper
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Old Lucas regulators
Replies: 13
Views: 334

Re: Old Lucas regulators

I don't think a squirt of WD40 would be sufficient , maybe a fine points file,finishing off with a little burnishing...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson
Replies: 23
Views: 601

Re: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson

ampwhu wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:23 am
Sleeper wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:39 pm
" My wife works for a company that is pro fox hunting by the way.... "

Wouldn't be the B.B.B.M. Co . would it ?

John ;-)
I couldn't say. Data protection and all that....
Basil Brush Brush Manufacturing Co.

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson
Replies: 23
Views: 601

Re: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson

" My wife works for a company that is pro fox hunting by the way.... "

Wouldn't be the B.B.B.M. Co . would it ?

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Switching on earth
Replies: 7
Views: 260

Re: Switching on earth

Ian

Without doing any research , I think you are closest..

" It just seems to me that having the load and the wires feeding it live all the time, even when not in use is less safe than having the switch on the live side. There is no effect on function though. "


John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson
Replies: 23
Views: 601

Re: Disgusting behavour by Jeremy Clarkson

Maybe Off-Topic ?

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Salon rear seat back wing bolts
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: Salon rear seat back wing bolts

I maybe wrong ...but...aren't they screwed into metal , for want of a better word , " butterfly " fittings pressed into the board?

If so, I have some and can measure the thread..

John ;-)