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    N19 got a reaction from mitsisigma01 in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from RobT in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from BorniteIdentity in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from LightBulbFun in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from Cord Fourteener in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from Split_Pin in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 got a reaction from Dyslexic Viking in The new news 24 thread   
    London to Bristol in this very competent motor - 39mpg average, smooth as anything, and cruise control on the motorway a major noon.

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    N19 reacted to Blake's Den in The new news 24 thread   
    Yesterday I picked up this retro Lumen Tune Up analyser for the princely sum of £5. It looks like it has never been used. It is essentially an old school multimeter but includes and inductive pick up lead for measuring RPM based upon the current in the HT leads.

    I like the way that it works for 4, 6 or 8 cylinder engines and 2, 3 or 4 rotor engines! I haven't tested it yet but I will do a video of it.
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    N19 reacted to Dyslexic Viking in The new news 24 thread   
    Yes it is. And it is important that we do not forget this. War is the most idiotic thing there is.
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    N19 got a reaction from Cord Fourteener in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 got a reaction from Cord Fourteener in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    Left the lights on all day. One very flat Mondeo.

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    N19 got a reaction from BorniteIdentity in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 got a reaction from BorniteIdentity in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This is definitely a slow and steady job.
    The glamour of life at 32 - when a wild night out means, err, pulling the radiator out of a Mondeo at quarter to eleven at night.
    The collapsing on the bottom is pretty impressive...
    Two of the mounting bolts sheared off in the hole, so that's to be drilled out tomorrow. New nuts and bolts all round I think. M5... Oddly small.
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    N19 reacted to LightBulbFun in Six Cylinders Motoring Notes   
    all you need is some shelving!

    Coming soon to Ikea "ÏVÄČÀR"
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    N19 reacted to Tommyboy12 in Austin Montego Estate - Occasional appearance of the rest of the fleet   
    Bearings are at the garage being pressed in so in the meantime I spent lunch time clocking my NOS Speedo ready for fitting. Will be nice not to hear the incessant ticking of the Speedo. Not sure if I mentioned it but the odometer also packed up on the trip too just as it was turning over to 283k so I've added the distance between odometer failure and wheel bearing collapse. I wouldn't want to miss out on that mileage of such a trip!



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    N19 reacted to Datsuncog in Austin Montego Estate - Occasional appearance of the rest of the fleet   
    Not common to see someone deliberately winding a clock forward to add miles to it... but then, this is no ordinary car!
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    N19 got a reaction from Six-cylinder in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    Left the lights on all day. One very flat Mondeo.

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    N19 got a reaction from Six-cylinder in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 got a reaction from mercedade in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 got a reaction from Wibble in Wibble’s Wittering - Cortina & Senator ramblings   
    Lovely Cortina! 
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    N19 reacted to Wibble in Wibble’s Wittering - Cortina & Senator ramblings   
    We’ll, after the warm welcome on the new members thread, thought I’d have a go at this…
    Fact is, both cars need work but are entirely useable and have both been out today on the fruitless hunt for E5 pez locally.

     
    I’ll add more about the Senators recommissioning work later and just add a couple more pics for now

    None of your posh 24V cow skin here mate, just blue, blue and more blue!
    Meanwhile, 15 years prior to 1992, interiors looked like this
    And you’d be following this in the outside lane
    Seems a lot of progress in a short time
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    N19 got a reaction from LightBulbFun in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 reacted to DodgyBastard in FOAD's fleet   
    These pics have some potential for next years Calendar...
     
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    N19 got a reaction from Dyslexic Viking in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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    N19 got a reaction from Shite Ron in N19's fleet - Darling leave a light on for me   
    This week began with a need to send photos of the Capri to the insurers for the agreed value. You can tell the difference between the re-covered front seats and the original rear seats in this picture... although I'd like to get the rear ones done one day, money prohibits for now.

     
    The Mondeo returned to daily duties this week, the heated windscreen and heated seats being very useful in this cold snap.  An eye kept on the coolant level, a top up here and there, and a nipped up jubilee clip and it seems to be good following the rad swap. Should be doing a few longer runs in the coming months to up north and to the west, which will definitely be good - it's an ideal car for long journeys. MPG wise, it hits 32-35 on the motorway but around town more like 23. Perfect* for outer London...

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