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by carl747
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Cabriolet
Topic: What is the difference?
Replies: 10
Views: 2149

Re: What is the difference?

Only honda engined cabs came with rear discs

SE was leather heated wing mirrors
by carl747
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Pride of Longbridge Saturday 16TH APRIL 2016
Replies: 122
Views: 12693

Re: Pride of Longbridge Saturday 16TH APRIL 2016

Wasn't how I saw my day going needs must and being a car park Marshall for a day (as well as John and Jeremy) kept Gaydon happy everyone pulled together to help and even tho I don't own a rover anymore it made me proud of the community
by carl747
Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BL Autumn Rally 27th September 2015 (Milton Keynes)
Replies: 24
Views: 4447

Re: BL Autumn Rally 27th September 2015 (Milton Keynes)

I'll be coming in the metro
by carl747
Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: new toy not a R8 kind of a rover
Replies: 4
Views: 1372

Re: new toy not a R8 kind of a rover

GTiJohn wrote:Bored with the Audi already ? :wink3

Looks like we're all at it ! :laughing2
Wasn't bored with the Audi but kid number 3 on way means bigger car need so got the family a vw touran

So decided to sell the Audi and get something just for me and the metro is more fun *laughs*
by carl747
Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Midlands 2WD Rolling Road Day on 30-08-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

Midlands 2WD Rolling Road Day on 30-08-2015

Date Sunday 30th August 2015 Address Dynodaze Ltd Unit 16 Pheonix Busiiness Park Brindley Road LE10 3BY (Easy access from the M69/M1 & M42) Time 10:00 till 15:00 Dyno Machine VTECH VT-2 Dynomometer Prices 1) £30 = 2 x Power runs + Printout 2) £40 = 2 x Power runs + AFR + Printout 3) £50 = 2 x Power ...
by carl747
Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: new toy not a R8 kind of a rover
Replies: 4
Views: 1372

new toy not a R8 kind of a rover

Picked this up last Saturday

Austin Metro 998cc

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by carl747
Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: PoL - 18th April 2015
Replies: 92
Views: 11956

Re: PoL - 18th April 2015

By far the best POL been too great day out

Made me want another rover
by carl747
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Honda SOHC & DOHC Engines
Replies: 8
Views: 2343

Re: Honda SOHC & DOHC Engines

The 1st picture of the k series is a 1.4 not 1.6


How sad am I *laughs*
by carl747
Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 214 Cabriolet (Story so far)
Replies: 20
Views: 3223

Re: 214 Cabriolet (Story so far)

Nice work so far
by carl747
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)
Replies: 75
Views: 7338

Re: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)

Picked up a front strut brace today http://i944.photobucket.com/albums/ad284/carl747Look/Mobile%20Uploads/IMAG0648.jpg Added new bolts with a lock washer to the new top mounts http://i944.photobucket.com/albums/ad284/carl747Look/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20150301-WA0003.jpeg Nuts are only on to test
by carl747
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)
Replies: 75
Views: 7338

Re: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)

http://i944.photobucket.com/albums/ad284/carl747Look/Mobile%20Uploads/IMAG0640.jpg Box of all new parts waiting to fit Cabletech top mounts Front anti roll bar poly bushes Rear anti roll bar poly bushes Front anti roll bar drop links Track rod ends Front lower arms Should drive like a new car I hope
by carl747
Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: R8 Safety Rating
Replies: 21
Views: 1909

Re: R8 Safety Rating

i know the feeling, i just got this, a 420 gsi :cool And i didn't pay half of what that was going for. https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/1964921_10153168232237323_5629459288125775025_n.jpg?oh=44296a94c607767eaa3a3e9e03616b11&oe=55955FFA&__gda__=1431140266_b59969b385995...
by carl747
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:48 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)
Replies: 75
Views: 7338

Re: Rover 216GTi TC (missed it)

last night's task rebuild the starter motor

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by carl747
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Offer of club stand at Restoration Show - NEC 28/29th March
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Offer of club stand at Restoration Show - NEC 28/29th Ma

Not sure about this one feel as if we wouldn't fit in

Head repair is a good idea but we all know the NEC is funny about fluids and its a not a clean job

The break upgrade and suspension is a better idea

If fact all my front end suspension , lower arms etc... needs changing :laughing2
by carl747
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: R8 Safety Rating
Replies: 21
Views: 1909

Re: R8 Safety Rating

Having been in 3 crashes in R8 I can honestly say safer than I would of thought front end holds up well and both times the car was fixxed with no lasting damage and I was safe with no injuries Only bad one was being taken out by a lorry on the motorway but only cuts really, shame the car was bend be...