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by thamestyres
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 63
Views: 18247

Re: the "mad maestro"

have now taken a slight chance and ordered the thrust bearing should arrive on Tuesday will then get it fitted, and hopefully will go to pol in it, with an eye to selling it..
by thamestyres
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: sterling sold
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: sterling sold

the 807, but I have 2 at the moment, one to sell when it's sorted, but can now sort the maestro and reduce the credit card bill so all good.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 63
Views: 18247

Re: the "mad maestro"

the morris is very slow because of all the other cars around me but have finally finished mounting the front subframe, the n/s front wing is happily reunited with it's inner self, been trying to get some of the other morris 18 owners to take some pictures of the wing connection so I can see how it m...
by thamestyres
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 63
Views: 18247

Re: the "mad maestro"

I have found a new supplier of the clutch in bridgewater of all places, so will probably order the bearing while the money from the sterling is burning a hole in my pocket, then just have to get it sorted.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: sterling sold
Replies: 3
Views: 780

sterling sold

I have done the deed and sold my sterling, didn't get what I wanted but it's gone "as is/was" sold to a friend who bought an sd1 off me years ago, it is probably the car out of all my cars that I will miss the most, it was by far the second best car I have had, inspite of the engine issues a few yea...
by thamestyres
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Plastic bumper bracket
Replies: 19
Views: 2047

Re: Plastic bumper bracket

I made up metal ones for my car and used countersunk screws to get around the screw head problems.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

mini also use psa engines now as well diesel and petrol, not come across any in bmw but I suppose that may happen soon as some of there engines have been going bang, timing chains that are at the back of the engine?... a lot of brands are not what they used to be, I think the current consensus seems...
by thamestyres
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: Autocar PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

some of the shitreon and Peugeot cars are quite reliable, mainly the diesels nowadays, the citreons for some reason do not appear to be as reliable as the Peugeot's, so maybe they have gone with Vauxhall to poke Renault in the eye and maybe make there vehicles more reliable, or just maybe they are t...
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6111

Re: BMC/BL 2018

if I pre book who is the club rep... or do I leave that blank
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6111

Re: BMC/BL 2018

will we not be able to move around a bit like we normally do, or rather what some do.. I normally just drive in to the club stand and park up... lol
by thamestyres
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: ricky's rover sterling
Replies: 148
Views: 33133

Re: ricky's rover sterling

in the workshop today, tyre pressures, oil and water levels, oh I nearly forgot had the aircon regassed and found the leaks that appear to be very slow draining the system in 6-8 weeks (hopefully anyway) it's like sitting in a fridge.. is way cooler than the Peugeot, in more ways than one lol... reg...
by thamestyres
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6111

Re: BMC/BL 2018

I will buy my ticket on the gate as I usually do.. hopefully see you all there in a nicely polished rover sterling.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue May 22, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: Awkward Parking.
Replies: 11
Views: 1702

Re: Awkward Parking.

I think it's just the world we live in today full of arrogance and ignorance, and no care or consideration for others.. seems to be the norm unfortunately.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat May 19, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: BMC/BL 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6111

Re: BMC/BL 2018

I like this show so hopefully I will be going
by thamestyres
Mon May 07, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise
Replies: 36
Views: 12551

Re: 1935 morris 18/6.. resto/update/modernise

I should be so lucky, lucky lucky... lol