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by Cthomas
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: 420GSI tourer mini restoration
Replies: 45
Views: 3434

Re: 420GSI tourer mini restoration

Nice to see you here James. I’ve watched the sd1 police car on Matt’s YouTube
by Cthomas
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Metro and Mini Show/BMC and Leyland Show 6th Sept 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 5447

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

I’m so sorry after all the work to the car this week I’ve woken up to loads of pain in my lower back.
I’ve been looking forward to going to the show
Sorry again
by Cthomas
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

The next job is the headliner retrim by me

RoverRevival wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:15 pm
Love a good project
by Cthomas
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

Today done engine oil, oil filter, gearbox oil, dist cap, rotor arm, timing belt, adjusted alternator belt, fuel filter, cam cover gaskets and rear brake shoes as had a noise on Nearside rear brake to found the shoe starting to come off.


https://www.flickr.com/photos/189836086 ... res/n59R96
by Cthomas
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

220 GSi turbo wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:35 pm
:clapping

Another one back on the road :)

What's the story behind the Flame Red bonnet and bootlid?
The last owner fitted them because the bonnet had been run over and the boot was rusted plus the boot had a vitesse spoiler
by Cthomas
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

Done a few bits this morning fitted new anti roll bar drop links, air filter, spark plugs and boot spoiler before MOT which it passed then taxed it
by Cthomas
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

Fitted new wiper blades, checked levels, gave it a look over for mot, checked all lights work and put fresh petrol in it. Guy the last owner that I got the car off bleed the brakes and fitted a new wheel cylinder because he had started to bleed brakes last year and wanted to finish what he had start...
by Cthomas
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Re: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

That’s cool bit of history for the car
GTiJohn wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:46 am
'MCP' stands for Management Car Plan' so this was initially an Austin Rover company car.

The internal department did the PDIs as the car didn't go through a dealer.
by Cthomas
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 216 vdp sd3 project
Replies: 19
Views: 1582

Rover 216 vdp sd3 project

Collected the rover today but had to get my mate to do it for me as my back is giving me problems again https://flic.kr/p/2jBj2UZ Very happy with my buy I feel like I stole it from him for £300. He even replaced a wheel cylinder, bleed the brakes and washed. Mot booked for Tuesday at 1300 fingers cr...
by Cthomas
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Metro and Mini Show/BMC and Leyland Show 6th Sept 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 5447

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

Got my car pass and tickets today
by Cthomas
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 247
Views: 38014

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Please
by Cthomas
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 247
Views: 38014

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

:groupwave :groupwave
by Cthomas
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Classic or Cherished insurance for a 220 Coupe (maybe turbo)
Replies: 5
Views: 1889

Re: Classic or Cherished insurance for a 220 Coupe (maybe turbo)

Footman and James are ok I’ve got a 2004 Alfa 156 gta insured with them for £297 on 2000 miles a year
Lancaster are ok as well my wife has her vw golf mk1 insured with them for £80 on 3000 miles a year
by Cthomas
Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 247
Views: 38014

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

RoverRevival wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:33 am
Next video is me, the photographic one and you are really not going to want to miss that.
:laughing2