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by StubbornPatriot
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Pride of Longbridge 13th April 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 1704

Re: Pride of Longbridge 13th April 2019

Oh, all right then. 1. GTiJohn 2. 1234dist 3. JohnDQ 4. Montegoman 5. Lhd216cabby 6. Paul_1978_yorks 7. Johnny 216GSi 8. Hammond 9. Mr Teddy Bear 10. 220 GSi turbo 11. Mrs.220 GSi t 12. rover416 13. ReubenVP 14. TimJ1962 15. non member 1 with 25 GTi 16. non member 2 with 25 GTi 17. non forum member ...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Misadvertised 416 tourer - Lymington
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Misadvertised 416 tourer - Lymington

Advertised on E-Bay as a 75 Tourer. Might be an intersting project (otherwise it's 1 fewer left) or parts car.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/rover-75-tou ... .l4275.c10
by StubbornPatriot
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Front discs
Replies: 12
Views: 225

Re: Front discs

I just hang the calipers off the suspension springs using a length of 4mm bonsai wire - great stuff to have in your toolkit. You won't necessarily need an impact driver but there's a fair chance you will. I've never had any problem getting the caliper bolts undone even very old ones - just use the r...
by StubbornPatriot
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet
Replies: 67
Views: 1141

Re: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet

Have now picked up the press for the trailing arm bushes. If it will still be useful, I'l bring it with me tomorrow.
by StubbornPatriot
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet
Replies: 67
Views: 1141

Re: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet

And says he has all tools needed - Many thanks I've bought the press for removing and fitting the radius arm bushes. I should be picking it up Friday. I'll bring it with me Saturday. It should make the job a lot easier and make us look reasonably professional. If the job gets done Friday instead, t...
by StubbornPatriot
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet
Replies: 67
Views: 1141

Re: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet

Do we know which day we're planning to do the trailing arm bushes?
by StubbornPatriot
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet
Replies: 67
Views: 1141

Re: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet

John is just being modest. This was very much a team effort and everyone contributed equally. Pleased to get it done in a day and with the successful outcome. As a club, we should do this sort of thing more often - it's a great way to get to know people and is a great incentive to get things done. O...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: What to do with my 45
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: What to do with my 45

Pity we didn't know about this earlier - it sounds like it would have been another good candidate for the Resto Show. Most of the jobs that need doing are fairly easily doable by a DIY mechanic. Depending upon what the brake set up is (ABS?) and what the failure point was, only that and the welding ...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Club Social Media Presence
Replies: 26
Views: 561

Re: Club Social Media Presence

Thanks for the comprehensive reply Paul - much appreciated and has cleared a lot of things up. This is where I show my ignorance. In which case you have nothing to fear - the only person that can post on the Club Twitter or Instagram page is me. It is not possible for other people to post content. S...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Club Social Media Presence
Replies: 26
Views: 561

Re: Club Social Media Presence

Hi JohnDQ, no, I don't consider it as rude. This is a dialectic and we should all be able to exchange opinions without feeling offended, or offending. You're right, I am out of touch and I like things kept simple and structured, which is what the forum provides. It is a succinct central point of com...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Club Social Media Presence
Replies: 26
Views: 561

Re: Club Social Media Presence

The club's reputation can be tarnished if people start posting inappropriate content on any of the sites. We can't control what people say, or how they say it, so it needs to be continuously monitored. Just look at the verbal diarrhoea frequently found all over social media and the personal spats be...
by StubbornPatriot
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Club Social Media Presence
Replies: 26
Views: 561

Re: Club Social Media Presence

this will only help the profile of the club being raised. It may help with the profile of the club being raised but it also dilutes the matters of the club across 4, or more, platforms – depending upon just how many Facebook groups are included – and, who knows, more platforms in the future. This m...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet
Replies: 67
Views: 1141

Re: 2019 Restoration Show Centrepiece Charity Cabriolet

Are compliance bushes something different to trailing arm bushes? I can't see anything listed on Rimmer's under Compliance Bush, except for the MGF and TF. Is it not driveable at present because of the clutch? If it can be driven there, we shouldn't have any problem doing a clutch change. Is it actu...