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  1. ^ ^ ^ ..... I joshh not! I bought a Texas calc (say, 1972) and it had Rechargeable batteries. Not bad life with the 'demon reds' ๐Ÿคฃ
  2. Whilst doing the fan belt I spotted an oil leak/general oily mist mess, at the gbox end... Ahh..... Dizzy O-ring [TADTS] ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ Drilling *expertly into the 'hive mind' (of Geo forum USA) I gleaned the dims. Std Jap P-24 = 30.7 x 23.7 x 3.5 eBay to the rescue..... ..... No, I'm not paying 'Suzuki o-ring kit' prices, I'm a cheapskate FFS ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Œ
  3. Cool as Penguins Naddgers..... Thecraig909 is/has chopped & refurbed his. ..... Monetising [via YooToob..] + sponsors, seems to make very expensive things appear in the build and he just .... 'wears RayBans, drinks beer, improves his tan' ๐Ÿ™„ *Not The A$ Way...... โ˜”๐Ÿ”จ
  4. As an ex- CrappiKlubber [ex car/missus*] *HER car.... I'm (as we all know) an IMPnutter ๐Ÿ˜ต ...... I was driven past the Spanish City amusements, in a quite learry 3.0S, with 'Tunnel of Love' booming out of the Quadmillioz Subamp ๐Ÿ™„ .... Yes, he was an Essex Boi, visiting up Newcastle with the Klub Set.... #hadtobetheremoment
  5. Many years ago..... Crossing Byker Bridge.... I passed, in opposite direction, a MK3 scrote >> driven by a 'scrote' in a full face helmet ๐Ÿ˜ฎ *Yes, there wasn't a pane of glass in the car!
  6. Ahh..... 'Untaxed Vehicle' ,eh ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Yesterday, leaving the house to get shopping/lunch, there was a burly guy chaining a car in our street + BIG sticker on drivers window.... Returned home an hour or so later... No change. A little later I went out to the car to get something and, yay... Burly guy unchaining car and being watched by a rather fidgety continental gent. Car on UK plates. #also a parking ticket on it, for overstaying the local resident control, likely triggered Tax Check ๐Ÿ™„ Having just spunked ยฃ180 by DirDebt, I must say it makes you think ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  7. I don't know if there is any demand, these days with mobby calc apps ๐Ÿค” However, needing a BIG CLEAR display? Can't beat this today!! Luvverly ๐Ÿ˜‹ *NOT displayed as 'clearance ยฃ1'.....
  8. Toppo idea..... Replace with hex cap head or a Star... ๐Ÿค” Loving this car.....
  9. Aye......... Ffffiiiinnnnellll ๐Ÿ™„ #1. Requires Mr Tickle arms & fingers. #2. Alt is tiny (to grapple with) and trapped under inj/brakes vac booster. #3. LEVERAGE (see YooToobs ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ) ..... All done ๐Ÿ‘Œ
  10. Well...well...well (not)๐Ÿ˜ฑ ..... I pulled up, dropping anklebiter @No1 boyf, and I'm 'Sniffinn... Sniff.Sniff.Sniffin' ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Bar-B-Qd rubber something ๐Ÿค”.... Pops bonnet and sniffin..... Yupp, fan belt ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ Get home and give the hand around the world jobbie .... Red Hot alt pulley + belt has fibreglass white whiskers/is sandpaper crusty on the flat back (toasted!!) Ah well, trusty spare is in boot so that's a job for the morning ๐Ÿ”จโœ”๏ธ๐Ÿ‘
  11. tooSavvy


    '53' doesn't count...... ? *Beetle
  12. tooSavvy


    A la.. Alfa ๐Ÿค”
  13. Oooof 9K..... mmmmmm *2.0LPTbooted me ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž
  14. When 'GrumpyNortherner' was regaling the webworld of progress on Jowett refurbing... His forensic attention to detail would make the NASA guys, and their 'leaky valves', seem like weekenders..... Bring on the Riley ๐Ÿฆธ>> no pressure ๐Ÿ˜‰
  15. 45k..... Up 2day..... ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  16. It's a balancing act, all the 'mind imagery' of how it will look AFTER chopping/fabbing/bolting on of components... The line between 'organic'ยฉ & 'shed built' is somewhat subjective..... But you will hit the sweet spot, cos You Care ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  17. ๐Ÿ˜‰... "I'd smoke about in that!" ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  18. ..... than wors* Edited for colloquial Geordie, aye ๐Ÿ˜‰
  19. Any supplier (or source of NOS) should have a choice.... Black/charcoal. Red (see. MG) or Sandy beige. They can be 'made up', full CE standard. ๐Ÿ‘
  20. Ooooff!! Just as the Dealer warmed up the 'parts cannon' >>> Eric O parachutes in ๐Ÿ˜ฑ #and# L8R ๐Ÿฅ‚
  21. Oooof! Email of Doom [d.d.] ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ยฃ180 at/or about Oct 1st. *Cheaper than ToMMยฉ โœ”๏ธ ๐Ÿฅ‚...๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  22. Nothing worth watching on TV...... Run out planned ๐Ÿ˜‹ Hexham services/Subway [yup, OPEN!! ๐Ÿ‘Œ] Teesdale, Killhope Wheel, Frosterly, Consett & home (via Killingworth MaccieD ice-cream) Seaton Sluice and along the seafront..... Not many cars out but all the shops were shut.... Ah Well ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅ‚
  23. I am aware of the changes.... #pedestrians = I have always tried to 'read the scene' and let them tottle over/now will wait (and get tooted!) #bikes = never sent one into the hedge! However, now treat as 'an horse' - pace your pass/plenty room/wait till safe to drive on wrong side of road.... Traffic islands are a 'no pass' ๐Ÿ˜‰ I have had too little interaction with 'the peleton' to know for definite.... but I believe the 'two abreast/claim your space' mentality seems to have eased, and consideration on both sides is appreciated [... for myself] ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  24. ...... skidding like on a grifter..... ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Well, some 'ooooohhhh,errMissta!' WET power wooliness was definitely a 'feature' of Landsail helming ๐Ÿ˜ฑ These are 'tyre rated' as good WET..... ๐Ÿค” The coming winter will be an interesting sesh....... ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
  25. 'Real World' tyre opinion.... ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ† The balance is spot on... I was getting the dreaded 'wrist jiggle'@67 prior = now creams it through to 85 *officer๐Ÿ˜ฑ Will see 'wear patterns' over the next 10k but nice enough ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ’จ
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