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by Jewel 25
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Head lining
Replies: 11
Views: 4305

Re: Head lining

crepello wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:30 pm
Woolies are the go-to source for this sort of thing. I did mine with material from them.
You can order with confidence!
Shame here . Trimmed my a,b and c pillars with trim from Wollies.
by Jewel 25
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: "The Real R3 Story" booklet to be launched on October 17th
Replies: 21
Views: 2552

Re: "The Real R3 Story" booklet to be launched on October 17th

Arrived today. Some great never seen before photos at first glance. Can't wait to get stuck in!
by Jewel 25
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: T-series in the HHR 400
Replies: 2
Views: 1267

T-series in the HHR 400

Morning all , I was just wondering what the potential issues are with the T-series engine fitted in the HHR. I recall oil leaks being common but not a critical failure and something you just live with. I've had a 1.8 45 saloon for many years , I'd be interested to know how they differ in terms of pe...
by Jewel 25
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: New magazine adverts launched
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Re: New magazine adverts launched

Brilliant , I love browsing these old adverts.
by Jewel 25
Tue May 26, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Another one saved
Replies: 8
Views: 1900

Re: Another one saved

Had you been a bit closer I would have been to have a look. You might recall me displaying interest last year when it was on FB. Glad it's gone to a good home. Craig
by Jewel 25
Tue May 26, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Another one saved
Replies: 8
Views: 1900

Re: Another one saved

Lovely car. Quite a few seem to be coming out the woodwork recently.
by Jewel 25
Sat May 16, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: How do they do it ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2349

How do they do it ?

Just one I thought I'd share from my Rover brochure / literature box. I'm slowly collating road/grouo tests featuring Rover cars and placing them into portfolios. I've filled a 200 page portfolio on the R8 alone. The early version of this advert featured a duo-tone car. https://i.ibb.co/bFJQxtQ/IMG-...
by Jewel 25
Fri May 15, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Rover Group Marketing/Advertising 'find'
Replies: 15
Views: 2697

Re: Rover Group Marketing/Advertising 'find'

Absolutely brilliant stuff . Can't wait to see them . I love to read those little nuggets of insider information.
by Jewel 25
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: NEC Restoration Show 27-29th March 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1730

Re: NEC Restoration Show 27-29th March 2020

Thank you for the reply. I will at joining this weekend and provide further details. Is there anymore information on the event ?
by Jewel 25
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: NEC Restoration Show 27-29th March 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1730

Re: NEC Restoration Show 27-29th March 2020

Is this the where the club restores cars? I remember someone mentioning that my 45 would be an ideal candidate?

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by Jewel 25
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Dailying an R8 or 45
Replies: 23
Views: 7044

Re: Dailying an R8 or 45

Is there a list of soundproofing that was deleted or downgraded over the R8 lifespan - a bit like a R8 'project drive' list .
by Jewel 25
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Dailying an R8 or 45
Replies: 23
Views: 7044

Re: Dailying an R8 or 45

My 95 214 never had an underbonnet pad. Fitting it did make the engine seem a little smoother.
by Jewel 25
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Dailying an R8 or 45
Replies: 23
Views: 7044

Re: Dailying an R8 or 45

Utilise a R8 416Sli Tourer as my daily, average 9,000 per annum in this, average around 30mpg (so not the most economical). It has been used for a family holiday to Paris and over the past few weeks been back and forth between Birmingham and Fulham to facilitate daughters move to university. Can no...
by Jewel 25
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Sales recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 5157

Re: Sales recommendations

What is scrap value these days ?