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by geoberni
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: History of car
Replies: 9
Views: 299

Re: History of car

Unfortunately that wasn't my experience when I applied for the previous keeper timeline on one of my cars - using the correct form - DVLA declined to provide any information at all. They did to me the very first time I applied. I wrote them back a polite 'Snot-O-Gram' covering letter pointing out w...
by geoberni
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: E scooters
Replies: 43
Views: 927

Re: E scooters

Totally agree with Murryminor. Some damn fool on an e-scooter with be nipping in and out of traffic, get flattened by a car/truck/bus and it 'won't be their fault' because the blame is always on the larger vehicle; the one that will have blind spots, the poor driver who is doing their best, observin...
by geoberni
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: History of car
Replies: 9
Views: 299

Re: History of car

DVLA will provide a copy of the changes of Log Books over the years, as far as they have them, but with the owner's details removed. Details can be a bit poor as older records are just copies of microfilm/microfiche records. See my experience here: https://www.mmoc.org.uk/Messageboard/viewtopic.php?...
by geoberni
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Really?
Replies: 14
Views: 379

Re: Really?

jagnut66 wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:57 pm
If we thought the first advert in this post was advertised by someone who had lost touch with reality, then check out this advert for an Lowlight MM..................
Could be money laundering........ :-?
by geoberni
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Morris Minor Split Screen glass for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Morris Minor Split Screen glass for sale

Steve1962 wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:23 pm
pref collection ....
Be really useful if you told people where you are then... :-?
by geoberni
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Indicator stalk
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Indicator stalk

Sorry I can't help with the stalk you require, but I thought I'd tale a moment to ask after your well being and if your knee is OK?
Knowing someone with a similar knee replacement, I thought kneeling down was permanently off limits with replacement knee joints.
by geoberni
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Really?
Replies: 14
Views: 379

Re: Really?

Well there's a lot of work gone into it, but when you do that much it becomes a matter of personal taste. I think this individual has high expectations that others share their 'taste'; I think they may be disappointed.....
by geoberni
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Floor dip switch
Replies: 10
Views: 460

Re: Floor dip switch

Or "Make-before-break". I'd agree with you. However, that got me thinking, and having just observed the operation of several column mounted types, they are operating clearly as break-before-make, but it can be seen only with an old fashioned Avo where the needle dips at changeover, a digital meter ...
by geoberni
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Floor dip switch
Replies: 10
Views: 460

Re: Floor dip switch

As simmitc says You need to look for a changeover or "on-on" version. The internals of the Dip Switch are configured such that the changeover from Dip to Full is immediate, in fact the other may even come on a moment before the previous setting is disconnected. You can't have any delay such that the...
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Static Timing
Replies: 17
Views: 413

Re: Static Timing

grandpascot wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:07 pm
The wire was the thin black one and it broke at the black module. Not repairable..
Fair enough.
So how about a comparison of the Distributors? I'm having difficulty imaging how you've got this problem unless there's a difference in them somehow. :-?
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Engine earth cable connect where
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Engine earth cable connect where

This actually came up before.
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=39874

All in the same place except for the MM.

Another one advises what can happen if you don't have a good earth strap...
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=9483
:lol: :lol:
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rotisserie jig
Replies: 14
Views: 520

Re: Rotisserie jig

I have not seen a message bob, I’m new to the club and trying to get my head around how the site works, if it is ok for a minor 4 door and will fit in a focus estate I will definitely have it off you please Hi You will only get a 'Private Message' if you pick it up. If you're on a PC the notificati...
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bi-plane
Replies: 24
Views: 441

Re: Bi-plane

Nickol wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:54 pm
philthehill wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:31 am
Looks to be a Vickers Vimy
It certainly is.

https://youtu.be/qzoMroZzVDM
Not an un-typical landing for the era either.... :lol:
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Static Timing
Replies: 17
Views: 413

Re: Static Timing

I had electronic ignition which went faulty. I discovered a broken wire. I have the original Lucas 25D so decided to change the distributor by putting the old one on. Mike Was the Electronics 'faulty', or did you just have a broken wire? Could the wire not be fixed? The electronic unit, e.g. Accusp...
by geoberni
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Floor dip switch
Replies: 10
Views: 460

Re: Floor dip switch

Is the wiring for your dip switch on the inside? My SII has it running in the engine bay and connected from the outside. If all your wiring is on the inside, then it's simply a case of extending the wiring to go to wherever you want to mount a switch, as described by Rob. I would use the correct col...
by geoberni
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bi-plane
Replies: 24
Views: 441

Re: Bi-plane

Nice There's about 40 Stearmans on the UK Civil Register, and possibly a few still using their USA credentials. I think Blue with yellow wings was the standard US Army colours for trainers of the era (1930s), the US Navy ones were more of a yellow all over scheme. When we were living out in the USA,...
by geoberni
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: front w/screen fitting
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: front w/screen fitting

I have found this video, on AOL of all places, which is fitting rear and then front screens. Sound quality is poor because they have a gas space heater running at the back of the garage :roll: . Note that they don't fit the trim to the front screen before fitting it. The manual however shows the tri...
by geoberni
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panda Cars
Replies: 10
Views: 169

Re: Panda Cars

As an aside to the Minor Panda story, this tale of Dunbartonshire Police use of Hillman Imps is from 1967, but of a couple of 'E' reg cars...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/-danophot ... 3097265314

There's an interesting footnote to the tale about the use of a special Berger paint... :wink:
by geoberni
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: James Bond's Morris Convertible
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: James Bond's Morris Convertible

philthehill wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:42 am
I always associate Bond with three wheeled micro cars fitted with Villiers engines :wink:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by geoberni
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panda Cars
Replies: 10
Views: 169

Re: Panda Cars

My only thought was, as Stockport was not far from Ringway airport, now Manchester International Airport I wondered if they Minors were used at the Airport? I've seen that suggestion before, perhaps even from yourself in these forums and it is a possibility, the only reasons I would err against it ...