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#91 OFFLINE   Stanky

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Posted 13 April 2018 - 07:13 PM

The sun always shines on the south coast (except sundays). Its why everyone wants to live here!

 

Looking forward to seeing some familair faces, and meeting some new ones.

 

Dan, I'll bring the brake flaring gubbinz with me if thats ok?


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Posted 13 April 2018 - 07:50 PM

The sun always shines on the south coast (except sundays). Its why everyone wants to live here!
 
Looking forward to seeing some familair faces, and meeting some new ones.
 
Dan, I'll bring the brake flaring gubbinz with me if thats ok?


Yeah should be fine. See you Wednesday!
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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:11 AM

Drivers seat for scruffy Saab returned and fitted so I shall be there :-D :-D .


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 10:31 AM

Maybe I should think about a reserve car as no sign of Cadillac. Triumph Vitesse or 156 Sportwagon are ready to go.


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:13 AM

"156 Sportwagon"
It's been a while since I've seen one of them .

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:14 AM

Is the Rover cabriolet still in the storage Mr6 ?

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:16 AM

"156 Sportwagon"
It's been a while since I've seen one of them .

 

156 has air-con and last time I used it it was cold.

 

Add - home forecast is 20ºC and Portsmouth only 17ºC.


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:39 AM

Sea breeze I expect! As long as it’s dry I’m happy!
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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:52 AM

Is the Rover cabriolet still in the storage Mr6 ?

 

Richard K has it now.

 

Don't worry though I still have convertibles, Vitesse on the road and I will tax my Saab from the 1st of May.  


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:59 AM

156 has air-con and last time I used it it was cold.
 
Add - home forecast is 20ºC and Portsmouth only 17ºC.


Almost tropical I might get what's left of the roof down on my mk1 mx5

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 06:33 PM

I should be at this.It might only be for an hour or so,as Miss_155 and I both have the day off and the weather looks good so we'll probably call in on our way to somewhere else,


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 12:26 PM

It’s not looking good for me being at this now annoyingly!

Somethings come up I don’t think I can get out of without getting in the shit. I’d booked the day off but apparently because it’s toil and we’re short staffed I can’t take that day now!
I don’t think I can do anything about it unfortunately.
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Posted 16 April 2018 - 12:59 PM

It’s not looking good for me being at this now annoyingly!

Somethings come up I don’t think I can get out of without getting in the shit. I’d booked the day off but apparently because it’s toil and we’re short staffed I can’t take that day now!
I don’t think I can do anything about it unfortunately.

 

That really sucks, sorry dude.



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Posted 16 April 2018 - 02:42 PM

That's a bit rubbish Dan.
If I'm not going to get a photo of an AX next to your landsteamer then I'll have to make do with an artist's impression.

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 03:02 PM

If work was anything like today then I'm not going to be able to come along. Normally I'm out the depot by half 12 - 1 o'clock, got back at 3pm today. I'm totally shagged out.

 

I'll be logged into my phone on Wednesday so I can keep you up to speed, was looking forward to my first shite meet.


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 03:08 PM

I have just been told I am getting the Cadillac back tomorrow, but it will have to go back fro the scratch on the bumper repaired.


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 04:50 PM

Right, crisis over!

I’ve managed to shift a few things around and blag a favour so I’m ok to take the day off again! I’ll be significantly more busy at work tomorrow as a result but the important thing is I’m good to go Wednesday.

I was well pissed off when they told me this morning!
I’ve cleaned and polished the Mercury in readiness for this. A whole days work.

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Sorry for the scare* chaps! See you all Wednesday!
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Posted 16 April 2018 - 05:14 PM

Now you are going to show up our under nourished stunted Cadillac!

 

Edit - I have just looked up the Mercury and I read 18 feet 61/2 inches, that is 1 foot 8 inches longer than us!


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 05:15 PM

Phew!  I'd already booked my ride in the BRO-HAM...


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 05:34 PM

Phew!  I'd already booked my ride in the BRO-HAM...



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Posted 16 April 2018 - 08:45 PM

Phew!  I'd already booked my ride in the BRO-HAM...

 

You need a ride in a car with a proper badge!

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 08:56 PM

You need a ride in a car with a proper badge!


That’s a pretty sweet hood ornament. It’d almost be an honour and privilege to be run over and impaled on it!
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Posted 17 April 2018 - 08:44 AM

I was looking forward to coming to this, but I was offered a cancellation to have my second new knee - an offer I couldn`t refuse. Three weeks since I had it done and another three weeks to go till I can (hopefully) drive again.  Looking forward to the next one !



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Posted 17 April 2018 - 09:52 AM

I was looking forward to coming to this, but I was offered a cancellation to have my second new knee - an offer I couldn`t refuse. Three weeks since I had it done and another three weeks to go till I can (hopefully) drive again.  Looking forward to the next one !

Southampton isn't that far away, I'm sure one of us could take a short zip round to pick you up if you did want to come.


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Posted 17 April 2018 - 03:11 PM

Cadillac is home, but now it won't start.

 

It arrived on a transporter and drove off. I then took it to town no trouble and on to Tesco store, but it did not start first try, then would not restart at the pump.  A chap helped me push it clear of the pumps. The ignition turned on but the starter does did not turn and I tried it a few times and then it restarted. I drove it 3 miles home and now the starter will not turn. I have tried jumping it and recharging it but no different.

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 03:28 PM

Does the solenoid click/clunk?
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Posted 17 April 2018 - 03:39 PM

Does the solenoid click/clunk?

 

I can't hear it.


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Posted 17 April 2018 - 04:05 PM

Southampton isn't that far away, I'm sure one of us could take a short zip round to pick you up if you did want to come.

Thank you, that`s very kind and thoughtful of you, but now I`m committed to grandson looking after duties.


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Posted 17 April 2018 - 04:07 PM

Southampton isn't that far away, I'm sure one of us could take a short zip round to pick you up if you did want to come.


It's just as easy/difficult for me to come down the M3 as the A3 so I could pick you up and return you Twiggy.
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Posted 17 April 2018 - 04:47 PM

Does grandson like BIG AMERICAN CARS?

 

:D


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