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or find out what's wearing your old car's plates now.. http://www.tyre-shopper.co.uk/ts/search/VRMSearch.aspx database seems to have long since scrapped cars still on it ... 22 Mar 2010 15:35
Spot welding add-on for Arc welder?
Folks, I can't weld. But I know a man who can. And he's coming over this weekend, to shove floors/sills/lower bulkhead in the 2cv van. Because we're putting a few new panels in, he's suggesting getting hold of a spot welder. No prob - HSS hire one, for about £50. Except whilst it likes 240v, it wants a bit ... 8 Dec 2009 03:15
1969 Sunbeam Alpine Arrow. Body mods
I've acquired one, an abandoned project to convert to a convertible, along the lines of the common Morris Minor mod. Being a two-door and with a reasonably low body line I think it looks pretty good with (so far) just the roof chopped. Was wondering if anyone knows of such a conversion? I am broadly familiar with... 21 Nov 2009 10:22
'Gap insurance' for classics?
I've managed to get a guaranteed value policy for �11k on my freshly rebuilt motor, but I know it would cost more than �14k to have a replacement built for me if the worst happens. I'm happy that the GV is 'correct', but where can I buy an *additional* policy to 'top up' that �11k to the amount it would cost to... 25 Dec 2008 13:05
Rover P6 rear brakes - special tool or not?
'Morning all, Anyone know if it's really necessary to use the special tool mentioned in the (Haynes) manual for resetting the rear brakes on a Rover P6? I need to change the pads, a job I've not done before on this one. ... 1 Nov 2007 15:25
Help: SP250 thermostat housing advice
Dear Folks, The thermostat housing on a friends SP250 broke in two last week - on examination it had clearly been cracking for a long time. They are currently out of stock at every supplier he has tried so I am wondering if anyone here could suggest anything which would fit. There are easy, medium and hard bits ... 31 May 2007 03:05
Looking for a recommendation for a good rechroming firm, distance no object. Back in the sixties, when my car was born, quality control was at an all-time low. But even so, the shiny bits lasted for at least ten years before they started pimpling. Lasted long after the body had fallen apart. Over the years I ... 2 May 2007 10:52
Brake master cylinder repair kit
I'm looking for a replacement piston http://www.mossmotors.com/SiteGraphics/Tech_PDFs/180-730.pdf (Type 1) for a Lockheed brake master cylinder casting 25489/2 (or a complete unit) as I want to replace the rubbers and there is no repair kit for my style piston (Type 2). It's a 7/8" bore and I need a ring type prima... 17 Mar 2007 07:22
desperately seeking diagram for Sparkrite AT 120
Can anybody help; I need to find out what the contacts A-N connect to on my old car alarm, a Sparkrite AT 120. I'm nearly bald already..! -- remove the animals to reply ... 24 Jan 2007 15:50
Does anyone know where I could find a Siva Moonbug, in any condition, to buy? ... 9 Nov 2006 16:23