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  1. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Thank, the seats are comfy just the trim detail on and around the rear upright is bad so trying to find a local trimmer to tidy them up as my efforts will not improve them!
  2. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Ah, good point :)
  3. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    So those seat covers are probably the most expensive part of the car!

    The removable steering wheel fitting was not on the car when I got it. It had a Moto-lita three spoke flat wood rim which I...
  4. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    Several spacers on eBay at the moment...

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ORIGINAL-MGB-WATER-PUMP-FAN-SPACER-FOR-7-BLADE-FANS-1972-1973-GOOD-CONDITION/153441486669?hash=item23b9d3474d:g:Xa8AAOSwAaxcVLrl
  5. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Hi Derek,

    Only because they are rusting, visible through they wheels and a wire brush didn’t easily get them shiny again. I’ve done them in satin black hammerite which I had in the garage.

    The...
  6. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Will powder coating survive the high temperature of brakes?

    Will it affect the heat dissipation of the drums?
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    Re: National Kit Car Show Stoneleigh 2020

    I see the small Triumph and TR clubs have amalgamated this year forming one larger show instead of two smaller ones. But I we’re obviously well down that road!
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    Re: V8 Roadster project ...

    Never actually seen a V8 in a Roadster, seems to fit well!
  9. Re: Kop Hill Climb Festival 2019 - 21-22nd September - 10th Anniversary

    Well we have five cars on Saturday and three on Sunday so far, with another two local trials Roadsters just about to book in for the weekend if their owners can get the tree as they are both in need...
  10. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Good point, I’d forgotten you would see the drums through the wheels. I’ll aim for matching paint on them.

    So where do i get satin black heat resistant ‘hammerite’?

    Or maybe the people doing...
  11. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Wheels

    Wheels off ready to go to the refurbisher tomorrow for crack, hardness and roundness testing and if OK powder coating in satin black to match the pre-war Alfa’s black spoked wheels.

    I...
  12. Thread: Berli in S Wales

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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    Actually, I’ve been toying with the idea of selling my Alfa and getting a good Berli, but it would have to be a very good one as I need an occasional daily driver.
  13. Thread: Berli in S Wales

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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    I agree, and many I have spoken to do but you get used to it over time and now I see it as a quirky design feature that identifies it amongst the Cabrios, Hunters and Roadster.
  14. Thread: Berli in S Wales

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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    I think this has been up for sale a few times, looks tidier this time around.
  15. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Thanks Liz, the bucket seats are still there, now covered with Derek’s padding and covers I think.
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    Re: Ley Hill Classic Car Show

    Entry donations all go to the Air Ambulance, so great cause as well.
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    And in black gel coat? Which PKK was by request from me at the time as I couldn't afford paint, don't see many like that.
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    Aero and full width screens...

    Hi Sportster owners,

    I'm adding aero screens to JRR, would appreciate detailed photo's of screens and mountings from anyone with aero screens and/or the full width folding flat screen on some of...
  19. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Seats


    I'm going to re-trim JRR's seats, does anyone remember if they were leather, vinyl or cotton for example originally? Any photos from the 70's that may give me clue as to the pattern and...
  20. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Curved it is then!
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    Ley Hill Classic Car Show

    Adrian in Marlin, us in the Alfa and a ‘random’ Berli along with Jim in his Mustang as the Marlin is off the road and a mates Reliant Sabre Six had a good day out.

    We had to zoom off early to...
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    1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Interesting ‘backdated’ Marlin for sale, interesting price as well!

    On the day I posted about putting aero screens on JRR!

    https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1142904
  23. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Aero Screens

    Right, do I go round topped or squared off aero screens for JRR?

    I’m thinking of bending up a frame that mounts on the existing windscreen holes and follows the scuttle, the same...
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    Re: The future's electric?...

    There’s an earlier thread here, not long ago, where I asked this question as I’d just been quoted £25k by the company that did the Ferrari do do my car Marlin, scary!

    You can get the parts,...
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    Re: That Marlin pickup...

    I can see that now, in the running boards.

    I've been looking for a promotional vehicle for a food based business.

    Seemed like a good excuse to get a Marlin on the drive. Would have to sell the...
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