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by JOHNDQ
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Dailying an R8 or 45
Replies: 23
Views: 439

Re: Dailying an R8 or 45

I think that all the 2/416's came with a bonnet acoustic blanket whereas the lower spec 1.4's didn't, that seems to make a lot of difference to cabin noise levels. My 1991 poverty spec 214 from 1991 did have the acoustic blanket from new. Perhaps it was the 1992 build revisions which removed it? My...
by JOHNDQ
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Dailying an R8 or 45
Replies: 23
Views: 439

Re: Dailying an R8 or 45

I have been running Rovers as daily drives since 2005: a great way of spending my company mileage allowance on treats instead of depreciation! 214 SEi (ran to 201,000 miles), 420 Tourer, (R3) 220 SDi diesel, several 25 diesel, a couple of 1.4 petrol 25s and a ZR diesel. Oh, and a few months with a ...
by JOHNDQ
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: New suspension for '94 220 gsi Turbo hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: New suspension for '94 220 gsi Turbo hatch

As long as you don't poly bush the trailing arm bush you'll be fine :) getting the new bushes in is lot easier than getting old ones out :wink3
by JOHNDQ
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: How's this for a sleeper??!
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: How's this for a sleeper??!

Sleepers a bit strong :*laughing my fat rear end off* be a nice drivable car tho
by JOHNDQ
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: 7th BL Autumn Rally, Milto Keynes - Sunday Sept 29th
Replies: 40
Views: 1053

Re: 7th BL Autumn Rally, Milto Keynes - Sunday Sept 29th

Hope all have a good day won't be at this as meant to be racing at Jap Show at Santa Pod all tho looks like will be rained off :closedeyes
by JOHNDQ
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 54 plate Rover 25 facelift, heater only blowing cold air
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: 54 plate Rover 25 facelift, heater only blowing cold air

If it's a MK2 check the SAAB Valve in the heater hose very common problem
by JOHNDQ
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!
Replies: 26
Views: 815

Re: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!

As far as I know it was free I emailed the organisers and he said just turned up and you get discount to go into the shuttleworth collection etc
by JOHNDQ
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!
Replies: 26
Views: 815

Re: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!

I don't think they would be to bothered to be honest I think they just want people to turn up :S
by JOHNDQ
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!
Replies: 26
Views: 815

Re: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!

No mate just a turn up job I'm going in the 160 as haven't got the 180 done :laughing2
by JOHNDQ
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!
Replies: 26
Views: 815

Re: Bedfordshire rover meet up?!

There's also MG saloon day at the end of this month at shuttleworth for anybody with an MG

Image[/url]2019-07-11_11-28-13 by John Quincey, on Flickr
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Saloon Day at Shuttleworth
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Saloon Day at Shuttleworth

I'm going with my ZR 160
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Treated myself to a new ZR
Replies: 12
Views: 956

Re: Treated myself to a new ZR

Well the ZR is finally on the road passed MOT with flying colours so i spent a day giving it a full service and a full wash, polish and seal.... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48198744372_e45a30d4f3_b.jpg 2019-07-04_07-47-50 by John Quincey , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/481987...
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Thanks for reply will have a think about it since there was going to be 4 of us makes it quite expensive :laughing2
by JOHNDQ
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Is it to late to get the £7 entry the ZR is on road :D
by JOHNDQ
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: What you guys thinks it's worth
Replies: 10
Views: 655

Re: What you guys thinks it's worth

Very true plus at least I know what's been done. Unless I mis read the original add I didn't notice it say was originally a Dunlop car re-shelled. But to me that would make it not a Dunlop car anyway :laughing2 not that matters for what I want