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by megadethmaniac
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more

I prefer their other "mix" for Christ`s sake come on...

The old ones are the best. Can`t imagine my 16 year old imagining just how flaky old cars were 30 odd years back.
by megadethmaniac
Mon Sep 13, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more

Am I sure that fuel was getting into the carb, well I`ve been dosing the carb with superUL before trying to start it and or giving it a good spray of easy start 10 seconds before cranking the engine. Any one watch Hoovies car wizard? I`m sure he called it easy shart! Is that a side effect? Some fuel...
by megadethmaniac
Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Trying to get an engine to run that hasn`t in ten years or more

Ok I`ve been disassembling the Herald with a view to getting the chassis / body repaired. Things have been going pretty slowly, Glacially slowly if you listen to MrsM. I`ve decided to men time try and get thee engine running. The tank is off so I`ve been using a mix of a fuel can and easy start. The...
by megadethmaniac
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What classic vehicles have you seen?
Replies: 2252
Views: 372333

Re: What classic vehicles have you seen?

Opposite Bovington is Monkey world... You can hear the tanks running from aver the road there
by megadethmaniac
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Guy Martin
Replies: 12
Views: 36594

Re: Guy Martin

Court case has been dropped - so I read in the press. Apparently Guy has an Autistic condition and the prosecution didn`t want to run the case as they considered a Jury would find that Guy would have believed that the licence obtained was actually real and not suspicious.
by megadethmaniac
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ones you should never have sold?
Replies: 29
Views: 67055

Re: Ones you should never have sold?

99 Marea Weekend, should have replaced that diff and run it into the ground. Excellent motor
by megadethmaniac
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: flipping bangers..
Replies: 7
Views: 10841

Re: flipping bangers..

Agree on the Alfa point and why refurb the wheels and leave them on when crushed? If I were in their shoes I would have dropped the motor and left it in a corner dragged whats left to the yard and have the wheels off before the crush. That Metro did make me think thats waayyyyyy too cheap, mini owne...
by megadethmaniac
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: flipping bangers..
Replies: 7
Views: 10841

Re: flipping bangers..

couldn`t see where you download onthe web site, but looks good, bit like wd was at the start
by megadethmaniac
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1057
Views: 561579

Re: Yet another "what should I buy next?" type of thread..

mmmmmmm that bentley. no idea of what the ad says but for that price it looks good. Here in the Uk the only cars in that price bracket seem far higher mileage or age If all else fails weigh it in it should amount to a fair few tons
by megadethmaniac
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: france, again..
Replies: 27
Views: 62801

Re: france, again..

Price of UL is down a bit since my last comment £1.18 but derv seems to remain higher and climbing if anything £1.31. Makes modern diesels less attractive than they once were