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by swanndoggz
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Metro and Mini Show/BMC and Leyland Show 6th Sept 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 3553

Re: Metro and Mini Show/BMC and Leyland Show 6th Sept 2020

I've just booked it, but I'm taking my new rover 75 though. So maybe see you all still
by swanndoggz
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: CANCELLED! The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery: NEC Birmingham. 7th to 9th August 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 5462

Re: The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery: NEC Birmingham. Friday 27 to Sunday 29 March

As always I will offer my services, think John has already hinted haha!. I think it will be beneficial to have electricity this year as I can machine polish and use the wet vac to demonstrate how a car can look. Demonstrations always attract the crowds ;)
by swanndoggz
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery: 8-10 November 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 2249

Re: The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery: 8-10 November 2019

Great weekend as ever, great show! I think our set up was nearly up there with the posh hall 1 stuff :wink3 Was good to get back to work for a rest! :laughing2,
by swanndoggz
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

First of all the event was brilliant! Found the first bit of coverage on car and classic.

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/magazin ... -the-past/
by swanndoggz
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

My old man wants to come with me too, looks like it's the whole village *laughs*, should have the stickers by Monday. Good. Twice. He'd better join the club then :wink3 Yes *laughs*, seems it's a popular event, or my company. however do let me know if you need anything towards the event for passeng...
by swanndoggz
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

My old man wants to come with me too, looks like it's the whole village *laughs*, should have the stickers by Monday.
by swanndoggz
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

Can you add a plus 2 on my name, they will be coming separately though. I have commissioned some anniversary stickers too.
by swanndoggz
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

Im already in the list However im bringing my White 220GSi and theres no plus 1 to add. 1. GTiJohn +1 in Tahiti 216 Coupe 2. Craig Cheetham +1 Lynx Bronze 214Si 5 door 3. Montegoman BRG 214GSi 5door (Number 1) 4. Simon Boosey 5. Graeme Scurrah 6. Howard Williams Rover 216 Cabriolet Platinum Silver 7...
by swanndoggz
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 13575

Re: R8 Press Launch re-run - Oct 10th 2019

Put my name down for this one, sounds good :D
by swanndoggz
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Me on show! Parson Drove Car show 21/07/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1417

Re: Me on show! Parson Drove Car show 21/07/19

Oh yes seen this one on facebook looks smart!
by swanndoggz
Mon May 13, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Rover 220GSI MOT fail
Replies: 15
Views: 2995

Re: Rover 220GSI MOT fail

Fatigue cracks rather than corrosion - it's the straightness of the fractures that are the give away. Plating inside the section is the only way to sort that without it being seen. Plating on the outside would be visible and move the mounting points by the thickness of the plate but this wouldn't b...
by swanndoggz
Mon May 13, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Rover 220GSI MOT fail
Replies: 15
Views: 2995

Re: Rover 220GSI MOT fail

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by swanndoggz
Sat May 11, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Rover 220GSI MOT fail
Replies: 15
Views: 2995

Re: Rover 220GSI MOT fail

Interesting about the sub frames, had a look at mine on the ramp and it's clean from all the preservative it's had one, its the rear anti roll bar mount which is integral to the bodyshell. Looks a fiddly fix, seems this cars been a bit of a omen over the years *laughs*.
by swanndoggz
Fri May 10, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Rover 220GSI MOT fail
Replies: 15
Views: 2995

Rover 220GSI MOT fail

Took the 220 in for its MOT and was beyond confidence that it was going to get a clean bill of health, Got called into the workshop with the usual "come have a look at this", the box section where the rear anti roll bar mount attaches has rotted out causing the anti roll bar to become insecure. So n...
by swanndoggz
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Festival of the Unexceptional 2019 20th July
Replies: 28
Views: 4020

Re: Festival of the Unexceptional 2019 20th July

Just booked it myself, giving the rover a rest for this one