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 on: Yesterday at 10:09:31 PM 
Started by Genem - Last post by nathanglasgow
Sigh, working that weekend again. Roll on retirement. 21 months and counting.

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 on: Yesterday at 09:45:13 PM 
Started by Genem - Last post by Genem
Hello Folks, we have been invited to "Bacon & Brakes", a monthly classic car meeting at the Rhynd Cafe in Tentsmuir Forest just north of Leuchars in Fife.  Sunday 5th June is the next one...

https://www.therhynd.com/bacon-and-brakes

The owner of the Cafe is a new Club member and recently inherited a 1963 2A from his Uncle, shipped back to the UK from Australia ! -  so he has invited us to the monthly classics meeting he has been running for a while. Basically its an open invitation to turn up, have a bacon roll and a coffee, wander about and peer under the bonnets of whatever we bring and the other classics that will be there, nice and informal.  The timings are supposedly 10-12 but Ed says people often turn up earlier, the Cafe opens at 8.30....  Ed also has access to some land so we can discuss the potential for future events...

Probably a bit of a hike for West Coast members but it should be "in range" for Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee based members ?? 

I'll plan to be there for 10.00, see you there !!

Cheers,

Gene

 

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 on: Yesterday at 08:52:51 PM 
Started by Romahomepete - Last post by andyjb
This is a request for help from  Jim Gardner and Mick Mack who are in the north of Scotland
This is their message

Urgent! Does anyone in the Durness/Ullapool area have an alternator belt for a 2.5 petrol Defender engine? Cheers.

If anyone can help then ring Jim on   07976 351743

Thanks
Peter

Not another breakdown by Jim Next time we do a Land Rover run I'm inviting Marcus and the AA

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 on: Yesterday at 08:48:11 PM 
Started by The Shed - Last post by andyjb
My Renewal went through today too  :cheers

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 on: Yesterday at 08:45:28 PM 
Started by The Shed - Last post by Wittsend
The members section here, and on the website.

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 on: Yesterday at 07:55:17 PM 
Started by 2286 - Last post by Gritstoner
My 101 is MOT exempt, it depends on the version and plating.  Mine is a GS, they were originally specified to carry 1 tonne and built to that weight rating on the plate, an empty GS only weighs about 2000kg so gross weight well under 3500kg.

In service they increased the carrying capacity to 1500kg (in consultation with Rover) and were re-plated, or some were, but not all...  Mine never was, and its not unusual for them not to have been re-plated.

Some of the variants were much heavier, ie the ambulances and Vampires.

All depends on the plate.


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 on: Yesterday at 07:21:57 PM 
Started by The Shed - Last post by The Shed
Yes, it is - Suggest you let Alan know you are a member so he can give you full access to the Forum, not just the "guest" bits !   All he needs is your membership number !

Cheers,

Gene.
Thanks for replies.
I thought I was logged as a member. 🤔
What am I missing out on ?  😀

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 on: Yesterday at 06:30:46 PM 
Started by Henrik - Last post by Wittsend
The longer you can leave the paint on the wheel to dry naturally the better.

After filling the cracks (Araldite works well too) I use an etch primer. Then an undercoat, then another undercoat - RED this time.
When the final top coat of black wears through you can easily spot it.

I use spray paints from rattle cans  :first


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 on: Yesterday at 06:28:52 PM 
Started by 2286 - Last post by autorover1
I made up a new weight plate for my 2B FC with a gross of 3500 Kg , pro rata front & rear off the original which only just over the 3500kg  Interestingly at the time it was made it was classed as a dual purpose vehicle as it was under 2 Ton unladed  and was not included in the Ministry of Transport Plating regulations for goods vehicles and that statement was on a plate on the vehicle . Why could they have basically said if it was a class four MoT  it could be exempt rather than putting a weight limit.

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 on: Yesterday at 06:19:41 PM 
Started by Henrik - Last post by MrTidy
Another vote for milliput

My top coat was vulnerable to hand sanitizer and would pull off if I had any residue on my hands

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