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by Richard Moss
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: Bjorn Again (another Saab convertible)
Replies: 11
Views: 4389

Re: Bjorn Again (another Saab convertible)

Saab. Nice cars when they work. :) To be honest, that is a very fair comment. It's been a long time since I updated this thread and quite a few repairs have been completed on the way. That replacement compressor failed, so had to be replaced by a "replacement replacement" and then one of the flexib...
by Richard Moss
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Merry christmas everybody
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: Merry christmas everybody

ditto
by Richard Moss
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!
Replies: 27
Views: 3669

Re: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!

I thought that all 620 autos were Honda engined? The only Rover engines being the T series turbo and L series turbo diesel
by Richard Moss
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 209
Views: 92895

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

Much more civilised here... the majority of dual carriageway roads have a 120kmh limit, motorway grade roads have 140kmh apart from one stretch between Al Ain and Abu Dhabi where it is 160kmh (100mph). All are strictly enforce by cameras, though, and in fog they drop it to a blanket 80kmh, with the ...
by Richard Moss
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 209
Views: 92895

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

My Uncle Les who worked there at the time swore that Cowley made the best cars in the whole of BL. I tend to agree
by Richard Moss
Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 209
Views: 92895

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

scoobyh123 wrote:
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:34 am
Great work there Marc! Surprisingly rust-free for an SD1 although i think the 1980/81 onwards models had better corrosion protection.
When did production move from Solihull to Cowley?

Edit: 1981 according to Wikipedia
by Richard Moss
Wed Sep 30, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 209
Views: 92895

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

I've never been a fan of Strombergs - a Triumph-inspired, less reliable version of SUs in my opinion.
A good condition SU is a fine piece of kit but American carbs work well on American engines
by Richard Moss
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!
Replies: 27
Views: 3669

Re: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!

scoobyh123 wrote:
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:56 pm
She's in decent shape for Her age"

Last line in particular - she's in decent shape for her age - your wife or the car? :P :lol:
I was thinking exactly the same
by Richard Moss
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts For Sale!
Topic: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!
Replies: 27
Views: 3669

Re: For Sale 820 SLi Goodrunner, £450.00 only!

scoobyh123 wrote:
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:56 pm
She's in decent shape for Her age"

Last line in particular - she's in decent shape for her age - your wife or the car? :P :lol:
I was thinking exactly the same
by Richard Moss
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a French...
Replies: 11
Views: 1574

Re: Hello from a French...

Welcome - and relax, because your English is MUCH better than my French
by Richard Moss
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 2679

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

Looking at the circuit, you can feed the switch from a power supply that is live once the key is turned (it could be almost anything) and leave the switch in the ON position at all times, unless you actually want to switch the clutch off.
by Richard Moss
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Air Con Condenser - 825D or Turbo Coupe
Replies: 15
Views: 2022

Re: Air Con Condenser - 825D or Turbo Coupe

Car Builder Solutions have some generic ones - one of which might fit. https://www.carbuilder.com/uk/radiators

The link says "radiators" but they have condensors there
by Richard Moss
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: MK1 Sterling
Replies: 28
Views: 5881

Re: MK1 Sterling

Dajazar wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:40 am
Hi
The car is still going strong we got it from Richard and would love to get it all done up back to its full glory
Cheers
Tracy
Hi Tracy. Please promise me that if you ever decide to sell it, I get first shot at buying it back
by Richard Moss
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: MK1 Sterling
Replies: 28
Views: 5881

Re: MK1 Sterling

it reminds me of the one that I used to have - and miss very much I remember seeing it at Brads when he had it for sale, wasn't too taken with the blue leather but being a manual Sterling was very appealing :D It's still going no? Is it the Atlantic Blue interior? Does it also have the adjustable r...
by Richard Moss
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: MK1 Sterling
Replies: 28
Views: 5881

Re: MK1 Sterling

it reminds me of the one that I used to have - and miss very much