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by jag12
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Haynes Manuals Deciphered
Replies: 0
Views: 427

Haynes Manuals Deciphered

Stolen from another forum Haynes: Rotate anticlockwise. Translation: Clamp with molegrips then beat repeatedly with hammer anticlockwise. Haynes: This is a snug fit. Translation: You will skin your knuckles! Haynes: This is a tight fit. Translation: Not a hope in hell matey! Haynes: As described in ...
by jag12
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: In Memory of...
Topic: Stewart Halstead of Partsworld
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Stewart Halstead of Partsworld

From Elvis Payne’s post on Reliant FB Forum Today we received the following news from Reliant Partsworld. It is with great regret that I have to inform you that Stewart Halstead the founder and CEO of the Partsworld Group passed away yesterday after a short but strenuous battle with cancer. Stewart ...
by jag12
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: kit car emissions changes
Replies: 3
Views: 288

kit car emissions changes

Sorry didn’t notice it was from April last year :x :?
But shows how the minds work in these government departments
by jag12
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: kit car emissions changes
Replies: 3
Views: 288

kit car emissions changes

Although this is to applies to kits cars made after 1992 it could easily come to apply to all re-engined cars Kit car emissions – ‘industry destroying’ new rules proposed 19th April 2018 Staff Writer Kit car emissions: the dramatically styled 'Nova' kit car Within a new Department for Transport legi...
by jag12
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Bargain bonnet
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Bargain bonnet

The front grill sold for £79.99 :shock:
by jag12
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?
Replies: 68
Views: 7490

breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?

Stopped at motorway services last year ant there was an AA van parked by a Renault Traffic removing the front wheel. Came out later after a coffee to find the full front suspension stripped and on the ground with the AA man underneath belting something with a lump hammer. Watched till he crawled out...
by jag12
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?
Replies: 68
Views: 7490

breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?

Interesting little clause in the small print

“You must make sure that the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition at all times and it has been maintained and serviced in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.”

Guess that’s down to the discretion of the person attending
by jag12
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: dvla tax rates
Replies: 11
Views: 736

dvla tax rates

Tax on newer vehicles is complicated by first years tax being higher on some vehicles than subsequent years. Also vehicles over a certain value are the surcharged for the first five years which can lead to a sudden drop after five years old. Complicated by changing in rates changing in previous budg...
by jag12
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: dvla tax rates
Replies: 11
Views: 736

dvla tax rates

If is registered then enter the number on this site

https://www.cardatachecks.co.uk/carcheck/lookup.php
by jag12
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Overdrive clutch type
Replies: 26
Views: 1403

Overdrive clutch type

The overdrive uses the gearbox oil not engine oil :D
by jag12
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Recovery and MOTs
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Recovery and MOTs

Shared from a local club post MOT on classic vehicles. Here's an item I picked up from a classic bike mag which may interest a few. In this case it refers to a 1950,s car. Vehicles over 40 yrs old are no longer required to be MOT tested (though you can if you wish) A classic car owner suffers a brea...

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