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by scotty2
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Turbo Coupe
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

Re: Turbo Coupe

Ha! I had thought of you when I read that the fluid was changed. I have tried to find out where the car is but the e-mail on the advert bounces back. Have asked the Website for detail.
by scotty2
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Turbo Coupe
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

Re: Turbo Coupe

A green Coupe but not manual or 2.0 Turbo.
http://www.classiccarshq.co.uk/ads/sale ... oupe-1997/

A bit tempting...
by scotty2
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

Cheers Dusan. TB2 Update: Front flexi on the exhaust had been blowing a bit but degraded to a full rasp. Sourced a front pipe for a very reasonable £26, so decided to self isolate in my workshop for an afternoon. Hate doing exhausts, but with the car on the ramp, it is at least accessible and the La...
by scotty2
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

Hi Dusan, Thanks for all the work you did to the car (maybe apart from the 5th gear ;-) I don't do a lot of motorway commuting which is maybe what was intended) . I have had a bit of paintwork done, a new windscreen, tyres and well you may have read the thread... I had always fancied a vehicle with ...
by scotty2
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Rover Job Lot inc 800s
Replies: 9
Views: 3741

Re: Rover Job Lot inc 800s

Sold (not to me) for £5100. Lets see what happens....
by scotty2
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

TGM update: New front springs are 37 cm both sides now settled. Comfort much improved. LPG now working. Took the car to *Simon at http://www.lpgc.co.uk/ Diagnosed a duff solenoid valve at the tank end which had a burned out coil. He had a second hand one that fitted and we had to lower the tank a bi...
by scotty2
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Rover Job Lot inc 800s
Replies: 9
Views: 3741

Re: Rover Job Lot inc 800s

I have just left a message with the seller!
Actually I do have room for them all, but transport may be an issue for 21! Let's see what the seller says...
by scotty2
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Rover Job Lot inc 800s
Replies: 9
Views: 3741

Re: Rover Job Lot inc 800s

From GOV.uk
Date of first registration June 1997
Year of manufacture 1997
Look like the 200 hp one after all.
Pity he is selling as a job lot or I'd bid for the silver Coupe and the Green Vitesse Sport!
by scotty2
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: Rover Job Lot inc 800s
Replies: 9
Views: 3741

Rover Job Lot inc 800s

Bloody hell. There is someone worse than me. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/153819170834?ul_noapp=true Job lot of 21 Rovers. Spotted silver 800 coupe P41 PND which looks not too bad and has a decent MOT history... Is it a turbo - Says vitesse so yes? Incudes: Gold 827i saloon Silver 825 fastback Red 825...
by scotty2
Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

TGM now has new front springs, CV boots and pads. Shock absorbers are not adjustable but in working order. The reason for the low ride height on the NS was due to the modification made on the spring platform failing. They have been removed and now it rides on lowered front springs and std shocks. It...
by scotty2
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

The system installed was originally a V8 one configured to run on one bank. It was changed to the "other" bank when a fault developed with the previous owner. It may well require swapping out the ECU and injectors for a 4 cyl set up. I don't mind investing a bit on that as we intend to keep the car.
by scotty2
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

TGM booked in for front spring change. The 35mm lower ones from standard. I'll ask the garage to investigate the type of shocks while at it. Too cold and awkward a job at this time of year for me to do...
LPG guy recommended elsewhere, is going to have a look at it next week.
by scotty2
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

LPG Tank was about a 1/3 full so as I was told. Now full. Still no worky. I'll give Tinleytech a call. Shock Absorbers. Hope they are OK because there seems to be no stock at the usual suspects, even my local factors couldn't source. Must have another sail on the bay of E. ETA: "All car Parts" and t...
by scotty2
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine
Replies: 141
Views: 16099

Re: Thunderbird 2 & The Green Machine

He is being sent to put some LPG in tomorrow (he has just finished assembling my new 12T press so can't persaude him to go today. At least all that practice with Lego and Mecano has done him some good if could build the press from the, and I use the term in its loosest sense, - "Instructions" !) fro...