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#31 OFFLINE   warren t claim

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 11:30 PM

 

 


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Posted 10 February 2019 - 11:34 PM

 

 


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Posted 10 February 2019 - 11:38 PM

Right, that's every clip I can find so far. Obviously, I don't want to "own" this thread so if any other shiter sees something new and relevant from Thames TV pop up in their YouTube inbox then please add to the thread. I think there's enough merit in their uploads to warrant a thread of their own away from our normal YouTube thread.


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 12:43 PM

 

That's Golders Green alright. Double-parking was practically invented there. Still as bad today.


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Posted 18 February 2019 - 12:24 AM

Yeah, Golders Green hasn't changed much, although sadly the cars have! Having said that, a 1971 Humber Sceptre drove past me there this afternoon, it would have been right at home in the video above.

In the cut and shut video, at about 2:40 the presenter says that you could legitimately weld the good front half of one car to the back half of another and it would be perfectly roadworthy, if done properly. Is that really possible?

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 08:26 AM

Really don’t like the tone of Tony Bastable. Videos are good though, I think there’s one somewhere where he tests a U.K. spec Mustang 2?

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 08:41 AM

Yeah, Golders Green hasn't changed much, although sadly the cars have! Having said that, a 1971 Humber Sceptre drove past me there this afternoon, it would have been right at home in the video above.

In the cut and shut video, at about 2:40 the presenter says that you could legitimately weld the good front half of one car to the back half of another and it would be perfectly roadworthy, if done properly. Is that really possible?

 

As far as I know, for a car before the implementation of high tensile steel bodywork (which started with the 1983 W201), it would be perfectly fine to weld two ends of a car together without it affecting too much the already crap crashworthiness of these cars.

 

People are still doing it today. Legality depends on jurisdiction. For it to drive properly though you'd need proper jig and measurement. Apparently the best way to do it is to joint them at the original spot welds.


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Posted 17 March 2019 - 08:36 AM

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 10:56 AM

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 06:20 PM

Fantastic. I am off sick with a bad back and this is Monday all sorted out!


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Posted 31 March 2019 - 11:44 AM

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Posted 14 April 2019 - 09:13 AM

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Posted 21 April 2019 - 04:38 PM

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