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by suffolkpete
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: breakdown truck
Replies: 3050
Views: 153930

Re: breakdown truck

Of course things could go the other way and cause a divorce boom
by suffolkpete
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: #GenevaInternationalMotorShow #CANCELLED
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: #GenevaInternationalMotorShow #CANCELLED

Ah! A telephone No. 746, if you got that in 1968 it must have been one of the very first. Back in the day, before touch tone dialling became commonplace, you could use an acoustic sender which you held to the mouthpiece of your wind-up phone to send the necessary tones down the line. They were gener...
by suffolkpete
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: #GenevaInternationalMotorShow #CANCELLED
Replies: 17
Views: 1521

Re: #GenevaInternationalMotorShow #CANCELLED

I'm wondering if the Practical Classics Restoration Show is going to suffer the same fate in a month's time.
by suffolkpete
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Cars & parts for sale
Topic: Tractor please...
Replies: 217
Views: 12408

Re: Tractor please...

I seem to recall a setup just like that on "The Good Life"
by suffolkpete
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Cars & parts for sale
Topic: Tractor please...
Replies: 217
Views: 12408

Re: Mitsubishi Pajero Mini for sale or swap....

Do you mean the engine or the tattoos? :lol:
by suffolkpete
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1042
Views: 91182

Re: What would you buy & why?

My speculative guess for future electric power is something akin to today's fossil fuel. You drive for a given distance, two or three hundred miles, pull into a garage, lift out your batteries and replace them with charged batteries, pay your money and off you go. It sounds fanciful now, but how fa...
by suffolkpete
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1042
Views: 91182

Re: What would you buy & why?

They haven't really thought this through. Just work out the power needed to charge a car in ten minutes and the infrastructure needed to support it. Probably written by some journalist with an arts degree.
by suffolkpete
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Sunbeam Alpine cough
Replies: 6
Views: 1390

Re: Sunbeam Alpine cough

You seem to have tried all the usual things. Is there something in the fuel tank that's intermittently partially blocking the outlet so it's not getting enough fuel under load?
by suffolkpete
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70
Replies: 579
Views: 71602

Re: Zel's Fleet Blog...Lada, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70

You can buy cable off the reel from Car Builder Solutions www.cbsonline.co.uk if you don't mind using solderless nipples
by suffolkpete
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70
Replies: 579
Views: 71602

Re: Zel's Fleet Blog...Lada, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70

How nice to hear from you again John. I was beginning to think you had been kidnapped by the goblins, along with Terry. I wonder what's happened to Rich?