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The soap opera that is my R17 Coupe.
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620bob
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or give it to the Bobniston cars team they'll lose it in a field for you for months on end (I'm not bitter)
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Giles
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

620bob wrote:
Or give it to the Bobniston cars team they'll lose it in a field for you for months on end (I'm not bitter)


Maybe the apprentice engineers at Bobniston could cut their teeth on it?

At the very least it would put most of them off a career in the motor industry, the rest would realise that Bob spends far too much time making sure things fit properly.
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620bob
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep, it's a recipe for disaster
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Giles
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

620bob wrote:
Yep, it's a recipe for disaster


Agreed. We should definitely do it!
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Giles
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some rainy harvest days have allowed me to get this into the workshop for some TLC.

Changed fluids and filters.
Replaced leaky cam seals with some proper NOS seal caps that I sourced.
Replaced steering lock. Got arse-fucked to the tune of £200 by Rimjobs for that.
Fixed several pieces of loose trim and bits.

It will HERITAGE again, but on the upside I do now have a GENUINE Rover ignition key which is just LOVELY. I literally can't stop touching it.
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Seamaster
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Location: Scottish Riviera

PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giles wrote:
Some rainy harvest days have allowed me to get this into the workshop for some TLC.


Get it into THE CRUSHER.
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Lord Sward
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giles wrote:

Replaced steering lock. Got arse-fucked to the tune of £200 by Rimjobs for that.


I had a NOS one in VLG, you should have said.
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Spastic
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giles wrote:
I literally can't stop touching it.


BEAST.
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