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by peterc
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Restomod MGB
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Restomod MGB

I was interested to see the extent that Frontline Abingdon have modified an MGB that they now have for general sale. They say it doesn’t require type approval as it retains its 1965 status. It’s available to anyone wanting to spend over £88K It is manufactured from a complete new body from Heritage ...
by peterc
Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: NEW! AC COBRA Models from AC Cars!
Replies: 30
Views: 6548

Re: NEW! AC COBRA Models from AC Cars!

I can’t image computer generated V8 noises sounding particularly authentic. How will it pass an IVA test with regards to protrusions and lighting. As Roger was saying we will be running out of the electricity especially in the SE. It wasn’t that long ago they thought we would be rationed in trying t...
by peterc
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Scalextric/slot cars
Replies: 14
Views: 1781

Re: Scalextric/slot cars

Clive, looks very nice and just happens to be the unique A98 Daytona. There was only one of those wasn’t there.
Peter C
by peterc
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: T289R News – Autumn Edition
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: T289R News – Autumn Edition

You wouldn’t want to see me in my speedos Jerry not at my age!
Peter C

What concerns me Peter, is the fact that you have Speedos. :shock:
by peterc
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs
Replies: 5
Views: 946

Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

There speaks the man who has experience of kidney bean wheels so has been there, done that and got the T shirt!
Peter C
by peterc
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another Retrograde step
Replies: 5
Views: 902

Re: Another Retrograde step

That would explain why they were more than happy to dispose of my old battery.
Peter C
by peterc
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Le Mans Hard Top on BRA Mk1 289 - Anyone Done It?
Replies: 5
Views: 938

Re: Le Mans Hard Top on BRA Mk1 289 - Anyone Done It?

Kev, the first thing to be aware of is the angle of the windscreen. To suit the Le Mans roof the windscreen is raked back to make it more streamlined. This in turn will affect your side screens and a hood if you have one. As advised you will also need a split boot lid otherwise anything in the boot ...
by peterc
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another Retrograde step
Replies: 5
Views: 902

Re: Another Retrograde step

You must do far more miles per year than me. it wouldn’t be worthwhile changing the plugs at each oil change on my low mileage with the Cobra. Following advice from the supplier of my first battery, I leave my Optimate battery conditioner permanently connected. It ensures that the battery is kept in...
by peterc
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another Retrograde step
Replies: 5
Views: 902

Another Retrograde step

Whilst investigating a miss-fire recently ( located to a poorly fitted No 3 HT lead in the dizzy cap) I was told that spark plugs no longer have their ceramic tip coated. This is OK in modern lean burn engines but not for our conventional technology engines. The lack of a coating ultimately allows t...
by peterc
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: car trimmers
Replies: 5
Views: 940

Re: car trimmers

Tim, I suggest that you indicate what part of the country you reside in. Members in your vicinity would then respond.
Peter C