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by Topaz
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: In the workshop at present
Replies: 198
Views: 14146

Re: In the workshop at present

I have been following this restoration for some time and had seen the car on two previous occasions but had to miss the show this year, much to my disappointment. You have done an amazing job as well as the upheaval of moving house and changing jobs twice as well !! I hope the owner appreciates the ...
by Topaz
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Mercury thermometers
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: Mercury thermometers

Interesting find - I see they came from Little Eaton which is just a few miles away from me. I wonder if they came from the Food and Dairy Company ?

http://www.foodanddairy.com/index.html

Mike.
by Topaz
Thu May 19, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: Reliant garden buggy project
Replies: 16
Views: 1351

Re: Reliant garden buggy project

What an amazing project - you should be very proud of what you have achieved.

Many thanks for sharing that with us.

Mike

PS What's next ?

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by Topaz
Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anybody with Footman James?
Replies: 15
Views: 1556

Re: Anybody with Footman James?

Don't forget that in the original question the insurer wasn't mentioned but a wait of 3 hours for recovery was unacceptable and so it was more about any experience of the Breakdown Service provided as part of the insurance deal. As I mentioned earlier, it appears that FJ use the AA and also claim a ...
by Topaz
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anybody with Footman James?
Replies: 15
Views: 1556

Re: Anybody with Footman James?

Found this which seems to indicate that Footman James use AA https://www.petrolprices.com/blog/the-best-breakdown-cover-for-classic-cars-2014.html They also offer a separate stand alone breakdown cover which claims a 40 minute target time https://oqs.rescue24.com/quickquote.aspx?id=08D21B97-631F-413...
by Topaz
Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saab 9-3 Convertible Buyers Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 1849

Re: Saab 9-3 Convertible Buyers Guide

A topic has been started on the 'Popular Classics' forum that may be of interest.

See here http://popularclassics.forumcircle.com/ ... highlight=

This also links to a car for sale here
https://www.gumtree.com/p/saab/great-sa ... 1158059180

Mike
by Topaz
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: APRIL 2016 issue
Replies: 0
Views: 474

APRIL 2016 issue

Well it's only the 24th February and I already have my subscription copy of the APRIL issue - at this rate it will soon be Christmas :D However my reason for posting is to tell you that the distribution method has changed. This was not sent in the post but was delivered by hand late this afternoon w...
by Topaz
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Forum maintainance
Replies: 65
Views: 3597

Re: Forum maintainance

Another 'well done' for Terry - the favicon thing is working and I have what looks like a wheel and tyre on my Favourites bar . . . . . :thumbs:

Mike
by Topaz
Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Forum maintainance
Replies: 65
Views: 3597

Re: Forum maintainance

Many thanks Terry - very much appreciated all the hard work that goes into keeping the Forum going . . . .

Mike from Derby
by Topaz
Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Playing Truant
Replies: 22
Views: 1534

Re: Playing Truant

Good to have you back - and to read the updates on the progress (or not) on the rest of the fleet. Pleased that you are so busy with the new business but the downside of that is an unfinished house and cars that need your attention - perhaps you need a holiday . . . . . . :D

Mike

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