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by Tinker man
Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: PJH 4L Project starts here
Replies: 34
Views: 3750

Re: PJH 4L Project starts here

Good to hear you are still at it. I have the same rotten carpet syndrome too.. Get the pictures up! The owner that had the car before you is also interested to see what you are up to. I was speaking to him today. He is also adamant that the keys went with the car. :( Crack on.....
by Tinker man
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: TOWING WARNING!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 2190

Re: TOWING WARNING!!!

Thanks Detour. Yes as you can see this one rolls even if I rolled it onto the trailer the wrong way... I am just about over the embarrassment now.. I was hoping to get encouragement on the car, but ended up getting a towing lesson, so I guess all not lost. :oops: :oops: :) Live and learn.. Keep an e...
by Tinker man
Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: TOWING WARNING!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 2190

Re: TOWING WARNING!!!

Cheers Phil,

Think it will be quite some time before YTY manages a speeding ticket under its own steam... :-)
by Tinker man
Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: TOWING WARNING!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 2190

Re: TOWING WARNING!!!

Hi all, my towing error. I have thanked Tupperware on the original post and offered my weak but true explanation of ignorance. To be fair the pickup pulled the trailer 170 miles home at 60 with no issues at all and I did actually have a friendly conversation at a garage on the way home with a nice A...
by Tinker man
Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SE5a YTY V8 project
Replies: 142
Views: 19295

Re: SE5a YTY 681K

few other things... new ignition goodies still in the boxes.. plugs, points, coil, dizzy cap leads etc. new front wheel bearings (inner and outer). new ignition barrel with 2 keys. oil in engine new and unused by looks of things (well new 17 years ago). so maybe the engine has been fettled? 2 carbs,...
by Tinker man
Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SE5a YTY V8 project
Replies: 142
Views: 19295

SE5a YTY V8 project

Hi all, as you may have seen in the for sale section i collected the above vehicle from Sunderland at the weekend. its a full resto case, but it has its merits i think. 2.jpg i have been looking for a project to put in a V8 that i am rebuilding and this seemed to fit the bill. but now part of me is ...
by Tinker man
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: PJH 4L Project starts here
Replies: 34
Views: 3750

Re: PJH 4L Project starts here

Well done. Good to see the car having a new lease of life.

Interesting project and look forward to seeing more updates. Moving at a pace!
by Tinker man
Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: How angry would this make you?
Replies: 50
Views: 2739

Re: How angry would this make you?

risking all and possibly setting myself up for a fall..... :idea: when all the switches are in place, as per photo, it makes more sense (possibly). maybe the car designers were thinking that they would keep the switch operations symmetrical rather than the physical switch placements? so whichever se...
by Tinker man
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What kind of music are you listening to...
Replies: 194
Views: 17055

Re: What kind of music are you listening to...

great to see the vinyl being used! had some friends round last week to have a vinyl night (ooh err) and ended up playing loads of stuff not heard for years. some with good reason. :D Brother hood of man, Dana being some of it! i have plenty of the vinyl still and it gets played regularly.. we have S...
by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: SE5/5a Register
Replies: 498
Views: 57809

Re: SE5/5a Register

now i know how to get pictures on here are some from the unearthing of the PJH vehicle after 30 years in a garage for you Detour.
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dragged out of the garage
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daylight after 30years
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by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, new to the forum
Replies: 22
Views: 1386

Re: Hi, new to the forum

cheers!
by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, new to the forum
Replies: 22
Views: 1386

Re: Hi, new to the forum

:oops: :oops:

fool!!! just read this...

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all sorted.

sorry
by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, new to the forum
Replies: 22
Views: 1386

Re: Hi, new to the forum

thanks gents, GTC looks fantastic, and well out of my price range!! unfortunately.. i am working on a tight budget (read into that whatever i can get for selling other goods i posses) and the challenge of the project. V8 because i always wanted one and i inherited one which is now halfway through re...
by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, new to the forum
Replies: 22
Views: 1386

Re: Hi, new to the forum

thanks Peter,

given it a go with a picture of the gearbox donor ......

i really want the V8 for the sound... sad but true, and novelty of course!

cheers
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by Tinker man
Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: help with stuck doors
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: help with stuck doors

Hi Detour,

not sure if you have seen it but i posted some history on your car on the 5/5a register thread you started. glad you got the doors opened and good luck with your project, Ian.

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