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  1. Thread: cycle rack

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    Re: cycle rack

    Just take the front wheel off and move the bike over.
  2. Thread: help !!

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    Re: help !!

    Respect!
  3. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Looking well but the chassis does look like it needs some TLC.
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    Re: Unfinished Sportster on eBay

    If you have the skills why not? But do not underestimate the task. The V8 is probably recoverable and saleable. Or rebuild and complete the Sportster as it is and sell the BMW bits. For what it is...
  5. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Frost do a black 'coating' like anodising for steel. I have no experience of it.
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    Re: Unfinished Sportster on eBay

    I know, just winding you up. Distractions are usually more interesting than what you should be doing but they can re-energise you. Well thats what I tell me when I go off on a tangent. Keep aiming...
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    Re: Unfinished Sportster on eBay

    Go on Meverett, you know you want it!
  8. Thread: help !!

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    Re: help !!

    My Roadster has a split bonnet with end fittings to the body but my 35yr old Locust has a one piece bonnet with a clip that fits under the edge of the nose cone. You put the front on first and push...
  9. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    One option would be to lay up the original engine and gearbox for (much) later and fit a newer one to use.
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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    My local garage threatened to excomunicate me if I got a PT. Aparently they are a bitch to work on and the spares are very expensive. The cario does look unfinished.
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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    Tony. eBay item number:

    254328000291

    I don't know how to make it link. It is up to £1000 but not met reserve.
    Wigglesworld. Personally I prefer the Berli to the Cabrio, I like the rounded...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    No engine pictures. Not properly registered could be a big problem. It does look like a barn find maybe a relative's old car. I wonder if the seller is reading this?
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    Berli in S Wales

    eBay item number: Berli Pinto 2l in need of a little TLC. In Newport S Wales. This I quite fancy Meverett!

    254328000291
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    meverett, of course you did but it is not interesting enough. No I'm not, at all at all not!
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Thanks for that Steve, saved me looking.
    Marlin1984 Ithink you can bore a B out to that. Might it b a 2l O series? Farmers are a law unto themselves. Some using a tractor and trailer as as a road...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Just a touch pricey for an unregistered Roadster. A real barn find!
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Oh, I know that feeling, maybe we made someone think it was a good idea and they drove down and bought it. With a bit of luck we will hear from them soon. Now we wait for the next dreamboat. Dave
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    I think the point is 750 Kg if it is a trailer, eg towing a road legal working car rather than abroken down or rescued car traveling to a place of repair. Dollies I belive have their own rules. I...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Cheers for those. I was given one lke that, but I was thinking more of fittings on the bumper and a simpler bolt on frame. It has got me thinking though. Thank you! Dave
    PS.I thought over 750 Kg...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Funny how life gets in the way of what we want to do. You mentioned an 'A' frame for your roadster. It is something I am thinking about, so we can take take the Marlin with us on holiday. Any chance...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    No No No ! I have two projects on the go now, a Series1 Landrover that is getting a brake overhaul after changing a rear wheel bearing on a semi floating back axle, a pig of a job The Roadster needs...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Now look at the 1984 Alfa 8C tribute on the forum. Now there is a challenge, If I were 15yrs younger.
  23. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Like the Alfa recreation but Curved top. That one seems to use chopped off screen pillars.
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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    Very nice,useable vehicle at a not unreasonable price. Probably worth it. Personally I would prefer the look of the curved top aero screens with a gap between them. not as efficient draught wise but...
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Good man meverett, where is the point of temptation, if you don't yield to it? Go look at it, buy it and then figure how to get it home. I once pulled a car onto the back of a Transit by tying a...
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