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by STOCK...tm
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Cam bearings
Replies: 1
Views: 509

Re: Cam bearings

Buy a new set..... only cheap and easy to replace........ just dont hammer them in!
by STOCK...tm
Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

a-up stock.. haven't seen those since foster gate. when you coming round for a beer...... im away on holiday from Wednesday night for a week though.. fosters in the fridge !! D200 rotting away at my mums still, shame isn't it, that tasty v8 not being used !! ian Hi mate, im not gonna make it before...
by STOCK...tm
Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

enough of toy boxes for now stock, how,s that v lump coming on. :beer: To be honest its ground to a halt...... i have a lot to sort out in the house etc since the ex moved out.....but............ i will be back on the case shortly...... garage needs a major clean and sort out first..... hard to bel...
by STOCK...tm
Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: is there a moddern alternative to the capri???!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1461

Re: is there a moddern alternative to the capri???!!

Cant believe this thread is 9 years old.......!
by STOCK...tm
Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

I am liking the Trans-am a lot. Makes me want to grow a moustache and cop off with Sally Field! I have a few Smokey and the Bandit things..... http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g132/STOCK_tm/banditstuff1.jpg A couple of diecasts... 1.36 and 1.18 scale And anybody who has watched the second film mig...
by STOCK...tm
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:55 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

still got the amt kit built rubber duck mack tanker from the movie convoy. Nice 8-) One kit i would like to get hold of again is the AMT Volvo kit, could be built one of three ways, Frigoscandia Globetrotter, P&O low cab F10 or a low cab F12 , cant remember what the company was but it was a bru...
by STOCK...tm
Fri Aug 12, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

build r/c ships & submarines also plastic truck kits, some of your,s are worth a bit on e.bay stock. With that i guess you mean the low roof Volvo's? Funnily enough when i was young.... 11 to 20 i built several of the italeri Volvo's, mainly the low roof , think i paid 9.99 when i started to ar...
by STOCK...tm
Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:17 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Anyone into scale modelling ? Been in my toy box....

After becoming single again the other week Ive been able to remind myself of the things Ive been hoarding ....waiting for that 'day' to come when i can build / display some of my toys........ Most have been boxed away for at least 6 years, a mix of plastic kits and diecasts of all makes and scales.....
by STOCK...tm
Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: I love MK1s..
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: I love MK1s..

yeah..... see what you mean.......... he does have some cheap slot mags.... only 6 inch though...

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by STOCK...tm
Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: this made me smile.....
Replies: 1
Views: 585

this made me smile.....

For all of us who feel only the deepest love and affection for the way computers have enhanced our lives, read on. At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, 'If Ford had kept up with technology like the computer indust...
by STOCK...tm
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Failed MOT, are they having a laugh?
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Failed MOT, are they having a laugh?

Thanks for the replies, most people saying what i was expecting, will deffinately go to local garage next time, theyve always been fine but i got pursuaded to use halfords as it was half the price. Have replaced both the wings and no sign of anything when ive done it, pretty sure it wasnt built wit...
by STOCK...tm
Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fitting a Weber 32/36
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: Fitting a Weber 32/36

i will have a look and see if i have one........ n report back
by STOCK...tm
Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Failed MOT, are they having a laugh?
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Failed MOT, are they having a laugh?

If its a D plate or later it needs em, any earlier and you;re fine. Off the top of my head build date 1/9/86 onwards... Too many testers jsut aren't fully aware of the dates thats all, if you go back for the retest tell them you;re right and to check the manual, if they still fail you on it phone v...
by STOCK...tm
Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin

im pretty sure is was the tl12.... tis a few years ago now........ I was actually still at school but work there on holidays and weekends til i finished school..... the marathon had done its lifetimes work and had been used as a compressor round at the other yard....so spent all its time on tickover...
by STOCK...tm
Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: bad day today :/
Replies: 3
Views: 644

Re: bad day today :/

I just had a look down the garage and i must of used them all....... was sure i had a least one..... sorry.
by STOCK...tm
Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin

thats a diamond T , fitted with a non standard cummins 220 .... 14 litre
by STOCK...tm
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin

Old transport is good Stock 8-) Here's a steam engine I saw last month :) http://i325.photobucket.com/albums/k370/Peter-S_photos/Other/DSCF3640.jpg Where was that?? I prefer old vehicles.... they were designed by men to do a job....and were kept SIMPLE! At work the newest coach is a 91 !
by STOCK...tm
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin

So - you can work the Eaton twin split then? Great fun if you can "do" it but a nightmare whilst you learn. Haven't driven one in about 4 years, don't think there can be many about now. No... its a two speed rear axle..... has a high and low ratio.... when the coach was new it would of be...
by STOCK...tm
Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: bad day today :/
Replies: 3
Views: 644

Re: bad day today :/

i will probably have one...or two...... will have a look in the garage tomorrow.....
by STOCK...tm
Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Something different to planes........ but probably as borin

Yes, both are B10M's.... i think the switch over from the B58 was around 1981.... we do actually have an old supreme thats B58..... first volvo coach i drove..... hasnt been used for a few years now... hoping to restore it . http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g132/STOCK_tm/the788s.jpg was fitted with...