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  1. Thread: Good pub day

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    Good pub day

    Hotest day of the year today this side of the pond (about 28 degrees) so swmbo and myself decided to ho for a pub lunch. First proper run out since the Healey was finished other than a few runs to...
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    Re: Musical groups I had forgotten about.

    First concert I ever went to although they were very uncool even when current.
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    Silverstone Classic

    Any of our UK bretherin going go the Classic at the end of July?
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    Re: Looking for suggestions - ignition issue

    Thanks for all the suggestions however I've (partially) solved the problem. The level of my stupidity sometimes knows no bounds. One thing I didn't mention that I checked when it wouldn't start first...
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    Looking for suggestions - ignition issue

    Hi folks,

    I'm hoping someone might be able to suggest where to look first with an igniiton issue I have just encountered.

    My BN1 has been converted to negative earth, has an alternator and CSI...
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    Re: Boeing 737 Max 8

    TUI have grounded their 737s like everyone else ( I work for TUI ). Its costing us a fortune having to lease replacements. Not sure who will end up paying. It will probably end up going through the...
  7. Thread: Bletchley Park

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    Re: Bletchley Park

    Shuttleworth collection is well worth a visit. Lots of places, depends on how long you are here and how far you want to travel.
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    Re: New Mini sub-forum

    Didn't know that we had anyone onboard with a mini sub!
  9. Thread: Pucker factor

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    Re: Pucker factor

    He said the worst part about it was there was a mix up before he got there. He had to wait with one teacher (all the rest had gone on an earlier flight) for two hours before flying out. He tried to...
  10. Thread: ARB rubbers

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    Re: ARB rubbers

    You say potato.....

    Another question. What diameter should the anti roll/sway bar be on a BN1. All the central mounting rubbers seem to be 9/16 but my bar is only 1/2 inch.
  11. Thread: ARB rubbers

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    ARB rubbers

    Hi, how much should the ARB rubbers be compressed when fully tight. Has anyone got any pictures they could post?

    Cheers
  12. Thread: Pucker factor

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    Re: Pucker factor

    When my son was in his early teens he had the opportunity to go on a school trip to Nepal and which included trek to Everest base camp. He was always a fearful flyer. We thought it best not to tell...
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    Re: The Good Wife's Guide

    I must be doing something wrong somewhere, most of those seem to come under my remit! :confusion::confusion::confusion:
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    Re: Increasable WW1 convoy of steam vehicles.

    Looks like they set off from the Bovington tank museum. Well worth a visit (300+ tanks).

    https://www.tankmuseum.org
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    Re: Wham bang! Now what?

    I suspect that manual boxes will be fewer and fewer as time goes on. I recently got a used manual BMW 3 series GT (diesel -approx 60 miles per UK gallon) however the auto gets more mpg but I couldn't...
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    Re: Let's Have More of This

    Coincidence! I only bought Alice's Restaurant a couple of weeks ago.
  17. Re: What car toys did everyone get for Christmas?

    A dust cover for the Healey, been borrowing one for a couple of months.
  18. Re: Second MG tire puncture in less than six months!

    In thirty plus years of driving I have had three punctures. All in the same car within the span of a couple of years (and I only had the car for three years in total). I think some cares attract...
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    General MG Re: How do you define the "soul" of a car?

    Soul = Every outing is an adventure (and not always in a good way)!
  20. Re: rumor mill - the inevitable end may be very soon

    We have a large retail park around the corner from us in th UK called the Sears Park. Wonder if it's any relation.
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    Re: The Future of our British Car Hobby

    Horses for courses really. I drive the Healey for fun but wouldn't want to use it on my 180 mile round trip motorway commute to the office. I'll stick to the Beemer for that.
  22. Thread: Taffy

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    Re: Taffy

    20000 ft/min

    https://youtu.be/_CDLbokf9sg
  23. Thread: Taffy

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    Re: Taffy

    One if the fondest memories of my youth was going to the local air show and watching the Lightning do a slow pass followed by a full reheat near vertical climb. The noise and vibration was absolutely...
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    Re: The Future of our British Car Hobby

    I think multi marque clubs are the way to pull in the younger element. As has been said people are interested in the cars of their youth and in single make clubs don't get exposure to anything else....
  25. Thread: Shopping

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    Re: Shopping

    My wife was impressed by how efficiently the women covered the stores!
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