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antony denman

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  1. took it out yesterday for a drive and it drives like a champ.but my mrs hates it,her words looks like any jap car i ever seen,its to low and i dont like it brill,but she had to admit how good it ran and how it holds the road,had few nice comments at ulverston canal were we walking the dog nice run out,and had bloke all over it at petrol station.very good on fuel,waiteing on the coil springs watch this space,
  2. its by roundabout at roosecote hit rampside rd,1st on the left 2nd one south row lol.rampside rd leads you to coast rd,were take my classic car blow away the cobwebs,
  3. ronnie the mazda is mine,black car i got a wave off him,when i was down the coast rd,black car is well known known in my town i would have it in a heartbeat,
  4. black and beautfull with its nets curtains dollies on seats got be rare love to own it,thought my mazda was rare,
  5. cant think off name off last cul-de-sac off befor round hose surs its called cumbria view thier house with a long drive and looks like the drive
  6. yes both sides lol,lad i bought it off like smoke good stuff,the van my mrs fell out with me,cause her uncle had vw van she rembers sound it made,i was in the bad book for weeks,she only told me when it was on the trailer,
  7. no probs am not offended were all into old cars and thats my outlet,hobbie and this site is brill,being dyslexic as its postive points i dont seem to have fear,take on some cars a normal person would walk away from,if see something i want just go for it,pod dont beat yourself up m8 were all in this group for the love off old cars.
  8. right had a brill day its back on the road, clutch is in,did engine flush and filter and oil change,think tappets need setting and it needs a deep clean,took it down the coast rd at dizzy heights off 70mph had slow down for a sunday driver,got wave off toyota crown well known car in my town its black with curtains from the 80s will put pics up only lives 10 mins away,quite shocked how fast it is,feel like you are doing double the speed car very low,back on track
  9. sorry eddie i will show you the mazda,been a mad day,took my son to work and i felt bit tired,so had a good kip then i went out and put the gearbox back in,bit off a pain,2 trolley jacks lined it up,bingo straight in got my 2nd wind bolted bellhouseing up x member,but prop fell out oil all over the floor,glad in way as it looked manky,so am going to drain it,put fresh in,thought i was going to finsh it,but had to pick my son up,in the morning am going to put prop in,starter charge the battery take it out for a spin,thats the plan,its took few weekends trying sort out right pressure plate nearl
  10. its not a battle,am not from the woke generation everybody entitled to your own opion,like i said am more hands on.in minute be takeing my son to work,doing my mazda gearbox,
  11. wow bow down to your intelligents,am dysllexic but if it makes you feel good dig holes go for it,stop putting stuff up,lifes is to short am to busy enjoying my hobbie doing old cars up to worrie about commers and full stops,schools i went to in 70s were crap and if were dysliexic they just thought you were lazy or thick,thanks for kind words dd think about going back to adult education but rather spend my time doing my hobbie self taught am more hands on,plase translate for other members
  12. here van i bought, sound underneath had new engine.was going to make ratrod,took me 2 days get the side door open,anyway work stop all off my overtime woman from devon bought sold the engine treid to sell the shell,
  13. here few cars i done in my cramp garage,van used own is in another lock up i rented full off my daughters stuff now moved back in and saveing for a house.yes got thing for fords
  14. eddie its same garage granada gone,wanted something smaller and more mangable lol,seem be going after coupes,here pic off my old granada in same garage that was tight fit,breath in every time went in
  15. pressure plate is same as 929 and looking at box it looks like really old stock looks like been ligging for 40 odd years,am just happy it fits.the one i drill looked right but it wasent the clutch flapping like good un,2nd one was just bit to small,anyway it hit me in the pocket but still lot cheaper than new astra daulmaster clutch,and i save on labour doing it myself,
  16. right its been abslute nitmare bought 2 clutches,clutchplates and bearings were right,but pressure plate were wrong 1st one to wide,2nd one to small,then a pressure plate turned up on ebay nos bought its a borg and beck one and put it in and its fit,so the 2nd clutch kit i used as that was a borg and beck one,sure 2nd clutch i bought its a 1600 pressure plate as being a bit to small anyway hopefully get gear box back in hooray,just wished i had a bigger garage.bloody japcrap
  17. most rusty car i ever bought fiat had nothing but nightmares with buyers off parts wanting stuff for nowt in the end gave it away to 2 polish blokes reshell in a lada woman bought it off was a nutter see nick wheel trims and nodding dog in back,took me 3 days to dig it out took garage off it fell on it,never again,
  18. did rebuld thread on retro rides do one on here in couple off days what i did put capri struts so has discs servo new webber carb a janspeed exshaust recon gearbox clutch was dearier then gearbox won i won it on ebay for about £40 recon years ago old box slip out off 1st and reverse lol,bought scrap one just for the seats,sold all bits made money unreal free seats.new uprated springs on back,
  19. here 2 escorts 1 owned wished i kept the camper with the lock down,the 4 door i bought after selling a dog rougth 2 door,cant find pics,4 door i bought in scotland did lots mechinal work,
  20. took me right back to early 70s as a kid bought same kit at hendon raf plane museum 1st kit got me into model makeing,
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