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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,517
Posted By Robotstar5
You should have tried the trikes that were...

You should have tried the trikes that were popular in the early 80's :biggrin: they had a solid back axle so the steering does nothing until you lean the "wrong" way to get the weight off the inside...
Forum: General Issues Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 484
Posted By Robotstar5
I bought a couple of tins of paint from a popular...

I bought a couple of tins of paint from a popular Ebay shop and accepted that carriage would be fairly high due to the contents. It arrived via Hermes (paint is on their prohibited list) and the...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 13-01-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By Robotstar5
Didn't take long, it'll be ready to rally by the...

Didn't take long, it'll be ready to rally by the end of the month :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: Engine Dating 13-01-18, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Robotstar5
Oil bath filter complete with clips available...

Oil bath filter complete with clips available here (http://www.villiersparts.co.uk/repkit.html)

Stuart.
Forum: Engine Dating 13-01-18, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Robotstar5
You have a choice of filters, oil bath or paper...

You have a choice of filters, oil bath or paper element as below...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4545/38671435082_9802c94457.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21VgdmJ)B10 filters...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 08-01-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,020
Posted By Robotstar5
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Forum: The Workshop 08-01-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,062
Posted By Robotstar5
I had good quality hardwood window frames in my...

I had good quality hardwood window frames in my last house and would treat the frames with Sadolin every couple of years, they were in excellent condition when I sold the house, within 12 months the...
Forum: General Issues 06-01-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Robotstar5
Ours seems to think it's fashionable to wear...

Ours seems to think it's fashionable to wear sunglasses even when delivering after dark :smile:

He got quite upset when I refused to give him my mobile number so he could text when a delivery was...
Forum: General Issues 06-01-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Robotstar5
You may find it exceeds the maximum volume...

You may find it exceeds the maximum volume allowed by Hermes - link to size calculator guide (https://www.myhermes.co.uk/help/parcel-size.html)

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 05-01-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Robotstar5
Another vote for Parcel2go...

Another vote for Parcel2go (https://www.parcel2go.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMItN-FzdzB2AIVg73tCh270ggeEAAYASAAEgLvWfD_BwE), just put all the sizes, weight etc. and they give a range of options, I've used...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,885
Posted By Robotstar5
We had a massive pattern makers shop at the Iron...

We had a massive pattern makers shop at the Iron foundry in the 70's, I wonder what it would be like today?.

Stuart.
Forum: Engine-Only Stuff 05-01-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Robotstar5
Engine ID

Browsing fleabay and found this, the seller doesn't know what it is, looks like a Petter A?.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4734/39520213341_441698df2d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23dgqyD)PetterACR...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,885
Posted By Robotstar5
I'm still learning :smile: The owners seem...

I'm still learning :smile:

The owners seem to think it's 1923 on their nice display trailer.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4595/24650583937_1a0955f950_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DyhFMT)RH...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,885
Posted By Robotstar5
I've had trouble scanning some printed material...

I've had trouble scanning some printed material so found taking a well lit photo with a camera works better.

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,885
Posted By Robotstar5
The only one I could find with a view of the...

The only one I could find with a view of the plates 1923 5hp

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4686/25646529708_93d278e09d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/F5iaLG)RH5IP1923 (https://flic.kr/p/F5iaLG) by...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,350
Posted By Robotstar5
Villiers services have the correct one for the...

Villiers services have the correct one for the C12 (part No. V404) - link (http://villiersservices.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=332)

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 04-01-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,350
Posted By Robotstar5
I had one fitted to a C12 when I got it, I don't...

I had one fitted to a C12 when I got it, I don't think it looks very good?, I will replace it with a straight pipe as the tap has a filter.
...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 03-01-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 125,876
Posted By Robotstar5
Spotted a Minerva Land Rover in the line-up...

Spotted a Minerva Land Rover in the line-up :smile:

What video camera do you use Phill?

Stuart.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 125,876
Posted By Robotstar5
I was amazed how steep the banking is at the top...

I was amazed how steep the banking is at the top of the bowl, you need to hang on to the Armco to stay upright :smile:

Providing safety cover/comms for one of Rovers 24 hour record attempts...
...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 125,876
Posted By Robotstar5
Just goes to prove Land Rovers do a proper job,...

Just goes to prove Land Rovers do a proper job, if it had been any other make of 4x4, just a couple of cars either side would have been damaged :whistle:

Stuart.
Forum: Generators 02-01-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By Robotstar5
It doesn't have to Eland (probably one of the...

It doesn't have to Eland (probably one of the best, and most expensive makers), there are other makes, just google H07RN-F, probably find it cut to length on fleabay?.

Stuart.
Forum: Generators 01-01-18, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By Robotstar5
Look for H07RN-F cable...

Look for H07RN-F cable (http://www.elandcables.com/cables/h07rn-f-bs-en-50525-2-21-flexible-rubber-cable?gclid=EAIaIQobChMInbf59-232AIVzL3tCh1BTAAHEAAYASAAEgL86vD_BwE), should be suitable.

Stuart.
Forum: Generators 01-01-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By Robotstar5
Looks good :righton: that's next years festive...

Looks good :righton: that's next years festive lighting sorted :smile:

Might be worth using a length of 3 core cable from the dynamo to the board, would look a bit tidier.

Stuart.
Forum: Generators 31-12-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By Robotstar5
Nice neat wiring layout now, although my OCD...

Nice neat wiring layout now, although my OCD wouldn't let me run any diagonal wires :smile:

One thing, where the black wire comes from the bottom of fuse 1 (bottom right of pic) slacken the nut...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 31-12-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By Robotstar5
I used to run Goodyear Trac Edge tyres (sadly no...

I used to run Goodyear Trac Edge tyres (sadly no longer available) on my RR classic and defender, found them very good in all weather and ground conditions.

Stuart.
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