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by wild bill
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Mk1 Boot Lid seal fitting - advice needed please
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Mk1 Boot Lid seal fitting - advice needed please

Hello Tony, This issue has been previously well documented,I'll go from memory. I think the Dining table is preferred, if wife willing, means you can glue and set in the right place without gravity taking effect(seems to be happening with my body, all heading South) Also a train of thought of fittin...
by wild bill
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mot exemption from next year!
Replies: 9
Views: 629

Re: Mot exemption from next year!

Spoke to my pal tonight about the very subject.He is an MOT tester, and I'm afraid, it sounds as if Ted is bang on.The other point he brought up about the "Modified" vehicles is that they may be liable to pay road tax, even if as now, tax exempt!!...Re my mini.Then again, show me a Mini which isn't ...
by wild bill
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: 2000 MK1 1966 Coat system
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: 2000 MK1 1966 Coat system

Fabien,it would definitely have been cellulose originally. Be aware that if it has been repainted at sometime in it's life, that it was once again cellulose.I have seen the effects, in the seventies, of a 1965 Ford,which was originally cellulose, having been resprayed in Acrylic,which worked fine.On...
by wild bill
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Whatever happened to.......?
Replies: 13
Views: 1394

Re: Whatever happened to.......?

I'll have a flat driver's (offside) one ! Or if anyone has one,I am interested!
by wild bill
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: A Sad Day as a Family Member Departs
Replies: 18
Views: 2028

Re: A Sad Day as a Family Member Departs

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C787873




Prices going up......for a car with a lot of new metal, engine rebuild etc.
Should be interesting for original car values........................
by wild bill
Sun May 28, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Bad Earth Problems
Replies: 5
Views: 817

Re: Bad Earth Problems

Had the exact same fault with my first or second Minivan circa '72/73. Think I was also stupid enough to not believe that it WAS hot and put a lovely burn line across all my fingers! :?
Don't think Iv'e learnt much yet!!!........Good old Leyland!!!!!!!!!!!!
by wild bill
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Oil Filter Assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 815

Re: Oil Filter Assembly

Hi Ross,really like the look of that! Could you braze your fittings on to the four inlet/outlets,then get a pair of hoses made up at Hydrasun or Pirtek?(other hose manufacturers are available :roll: :roll: ) Pirtek will be able to do a rubber braided, or an outer braided/Goodrich type. I did kinda t...
by wild bill
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare cars you've seen recently
Replies: 320
Views: 27691

Re: Rare cars you've seen recently

John, here's one for you, with go faster stripes! http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/112267691913 That would cope with the rush hour traffic :roll: Yes Dave, I've seen that advert. Be poverty spec though, but with the best engine!! Possibly a bit optimistic on price perhaps? Not really your every day mode o...
by wild bill
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Feedback "or lack of"
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: Feedback

Hear hear Les! They say, every day is a school day!
Hope you are all keeping well,
Bill.
by wild bill
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Hazard switch location and bezel
Replies: 12
Views: 1450

Re: Hazard switch location and bezel

I got a hold of a couple of orange mini xenon lights, as fitted to plant equipment(funnily enough),stuck on a length of cable and a 12v. cigar lighter plug.If going a distance, on motorway,I stuck them in the back window ledge and ran the cable top the plug........just in case!!! I cannot possibly c...