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by Major_Tom
Thu Dec 07, 2023 12:49 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Happy Birthday Andrew
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Happy Birthday Andrew

Ahh happy belateds Andrew my good man. I have instructed the help to procure extra brandy and cigars.
by Major_Tom
Sun Dec 03, 2023 2:01 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 2nd cylinder keeps on fouling spark plugs
Replies: 20
Views: 248

Re: 2nd cylinder keeps on fouling spark plugs

He did a compression test.

OP did you say your oil level is going up?! Or oil consumption?
by Major_Tom
Sat Dec 02, 2023 6:11 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2.8 Struts wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: 2.8 Struts wanted

Bod9084 wrote: ↑Sat Dec 02, 2023 10:52 am Hi have you sorted out a pair of front struts if you still need some message me thanks mark
Hello mate, all sorted thanks, fitted some meaty bilsteins πŸ‘
by Major_Tom
Fri Dec 01, 2023 5:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: RIP Shane Macgowan
Replies: 17
Views: 335

Re: RIP Shane Macgowan

Mate thanks for sharing those tales, just read it to Julie-Ann and she loved hearing about it too :applaud: You should come to CRaP this year and reminisce in person, have a few drinks, tell some stories, bask in the glow of fun times and make a few new happy memories, that's what it's all about! An...
by Major_Tom
Thu Nov 30, 2023 10:21 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: RIP Shane Macgowan
Replies: 17
Views: 335

Re: RIP Shane Macgowan

Sad news indeed :( where did you meet him Nik? Tom when Shane and The Pogues split he formed The Popes. My mate John auditioned and got in. He played the fiddle and whistle in the band so we got backstage after all their London gigs. John introduced him to me !!!!! We went to a few after show drink...
by Major_Tom
Thu Nov 30, 2023 3:07 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: RIP Shane Macgowan
Replies: 17
Views: 335

Re: RIP Shane Macgowan

Sad news indeed :( where did you meet him Nik?
by Major_Tom
Thu Nov 30, 2023 3:06 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Happy birthday pinto Nick
Replies: 14
Views: 212

Re: Happy birthday pinto Nick

Happy Birthenlicht Oberleunant Nicolas! Have a reich good time πŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ
by Major_Tom
Fri Nov 24, 2023 10:32 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Ebay finds
Replies: 40
Views: 2412

Re: Ebay finds

Chuckle! Guffaw!
by Major_Tom
Wed Nov 22, 2023 3:24 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: respray
Replies: 52
Views: 1802

Re: respray

Interesting about the MOT thing, I have heard a lot of people reckon it is a long term plan to get rid of old cars. Re introduce the MOT after 10 or so years and how many cars will disappear on there first test? I know of several classic owners who wont get an MOT because they are worried what it m...
by Major_Tom
Tue Nov 21, 2023 4:16 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2.8i tank wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 667

Re: 2.8i tank wanted

Top class bants lads.. just like the old days :lol:
by Major_Tom
Tue Nov 21, 2023 4:12 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: headlining
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: headlining

Mine has just started sagging on the sunroof... well annoying :competitive:
by Major_Tom
Tue Nov 21, 2023 3:40 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: respray
Replies: 52
Views: 1802

Re: respray

you may or may not be thinking was it all worth it, Financially, no, it`s never going to be `worth it`, but money isn`t everything: nobody who has any fondness for these cars willl have anything but admiration for what you`ve done! It`s a fantastic job, the car will now go off into the future and b...
by Major_Tom
Mon Nov 20, 2023 10:47 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: respray
Replies: 52
Views: 1802

Re: respray

you may or may not be thinking was it all worth it, Financially, no, it`s never going to be `worth it`, but money isn`t everything: nobody who has any fondness for these cars willl have anything but admiration for what you`ve done! It`s a fantastic job, the car will now go off into the future and b...
by Major_Tom
Mon Nov 20, 2023 10:46 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: respray
Replies: 52
Views: 1802

Re: respray

Nice one Mr B.. yours was worse than mine.. except for the lower rear quarters which looks about the same.. it's that foam they stuck in there I think. Looks great now 8-)
by Major_Tom
Sun Nov 19, 2023 9:53 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alcohol in fuel
Replies: 9
Views: 405

Re: Alcohol in fuel

After that toffy nosed plonker disrupted the fuel supply in 2021 by adding imported ethanol into our refineries by unilateral decision, the whole country went to chaos. He then had the audacity to blame tanker drivers. Ethanol is hydroscopic, it absorbs water in the atmosphere and in the tank. It’s...
by Major_Tom
Sun Nov 19, 2023 9:49 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Interior update...
Replies: 14
Views: 335

Re: Interior update...

Look gorgeous Nick :wub:
by Major_Tom
Sun Nov 19, 2023 9:48 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Interior update...
Replies: 14
Views: 335

Re: Interior update...

Andrew 2.8i wrote: ↑Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:44 pm
Fordoholic Nick wrote: ↑Sat Nov 18, 2023 12:04 pm They really are a triumph !!!
It's good that they fit, but you really should have bought the Ford cards, not the ones for a Triumph... :headscratch: :lol:

Andrew.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Major_Tom
Sat Nov 18, 2023 12:33 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: I'm in Wales..
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: I'm in Wales..

..in a diesel Yaris You didn't fancy another EV experience then πŸ˜„ Lol! They would be absolutely useless there, we did joke about how crap owning one would be. Also very happy to see the Welsh use cash a lot more than the south - lots of banks too, two or three in every town we went to, open most of...
by Major_Tom
Fri Nov 17, 2023 10:48 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Waterless Wash & Wax Products
Replies: 33
Views: 3767

Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

I'll take a pic when I am back from Andrew's vast country estate. Get off my land! :lol: https://i.postimg.cc/PJK7h0nH/Get-Off-My-Land-Farmer.jpg Is that the guy who played the middle class neighbour in Saxondale with Steve Coogan?? EDIT not sure if it is.. but found the short film it's in and it's...
by Major_Tom
Fri Nov 17, 2023 10:47 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Waterless Wash & Wax Products
Replies: 33
Views: 3767

Re: Waterless Wash & Wax Products

I was using a sticker gum remover the other day, a quite aggressive solvent, and it started taking off the matt paint that was on there since before I bought the car. So I kept rubbing and underneath was this lovely deep lustrous original rosso red. So well preserved you wouldn't believe. I'll take...