BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby 1234dist » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:28 pm

You were warned not to antagonise hse employees even if they are on a lead...

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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby Johnny 216GSi » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:43 pm

1234dist wrote:You were warned not to antagonise hse employees even if they are on a lead...

:laughing2


It wasn't a complaint :unsure They were more head-buts anyway :laughing2 I'm a dog fan, and I made a couple more friends... :) I've told them to sit under your petrol tank to prevent you changing it if they spot you not resting your foot...
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby beef » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:20 am

I had a great day yesterday there was some really nice cars parked with the club and great people as always was good to see old faces and meet new ones. very happy with my goodies from mr batchelor :D once again the 420 never missed a beat look forward to seeing everyone at the next one :D

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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:59 am

Great show as always. Thanks to Paul for sorting out the passes.

Good to give the 416 blast up and down then M1/M69/A46/M40.

As others have said about their cars, mine performed faultlessly too.
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby Mr Teddy Bear » Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:01 pm

Nice to meet up with everybody again and the weather turned hot. :clapping
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby 220 GSi turbo » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:14 pm

Mr Teddy Bear wrote: and the weather turned hot. :clapping


And I discovered that yet another of our cars has non-functioning aircon :cursing
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:05 pm

220 GSi turbo wrote:
Mr Teddy Bear wrote: and the weather turned hot. :clapping


And I discovered that yet another of our cars has non-functioning aircon :cursing

I don't use my air con because I've noticed the engine revs run higher and lower and higher and lower - seems to switch maybe every 10 secs.

When driving you can feel the difference in pulling when driving.

Is this normal?
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby 1234dist » Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:00 pm

more effort required to turn the aircon compressor so yeah, normal.
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:02 am

Glad that it's normal - might start using it a bit more then! Found it a bit offputting at first - not the air con, but the engine behaviour when using it. Only very subtle, but noticeable.
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby GTiJohn » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:31 am

Have to say, what a great turn out and good atmosphere on Sunday.

Great to talk to so many people :D
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Re: BMC/Leyland/Rover day, Gaydon 2nd July 2017

Postby 1234dist » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:27 am

and to those that didn't arrive, i hope you had a good excuse :glare

i had a damaged foot, advisories that i shouldn't drive due to the quantity of drugs required to make it bearable, the inability to wear footwear due to swelling but i still managed to do the 260 mile round trip with family in tow to get there (even if i was in a 75 :laughing2 )
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Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
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620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
220 Coupe now barely a shell :rip


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