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#385697 Coventry Motofest

Posted by nelmo on 05 June 2018 - 11:15 AM

Well, whack a whopping orange box on top of an orange car and you'll get noticed  8)  :rofl:

#385376 How ! How To Do Stuff On Here

Posted by nelmo on 24 May 2018 - 10:19 AM

Apparently I don't have permission to do that 


Send a PM to Stu (the Duck) - he'll be able to help you with that.


For your picture, I just use MS Paint (every PC has it) - edit your picture and there is a 'resize' option. Set it to, say, 10% of the original, save it and then upload through your profile.

#384796 Carburettor Problems

Posted by nelmo on 12 May 2018 - 08:42 AM

what it can be replaced with.

Fuel injection? :-) Sorry, I'm not helping, I know nothing about carbs but others do and will be along soon. Welcome to the forum!

#384659 Stoneleigh ... After The Event

Posted by nelmo on 10 May 2018 - 08:42 AM

Why a shame? They are going to make a shedload of cash and they've still got a huge amount of space, definitely enough for the kit car show, anyway.

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#384351 Help - Squealing Sound

Posted by nelmo on 05 May 2018 - 07:38 PM

Sorry to hear that mate - hope it's sorted soon.

But this is why I have no interest in getting my car on a RR - I've just read too many people having problems during or after a RR session.

#383787 Stoneleigh Word Of Warning

Posted by nelmo on 27 April 2018 - 12:37 PM

I've not camped before - how is it supposed to work (where we camp, not 'how do I put up a tent' :crazy: )? I assumed we would be camping in area 82, which is nearest to our stand? Is that no good?

#383590 Hog Roast At Stoneleigh?

Posted by nelmo on 25 April 2018 - 09:42 PM

This is the sort of thread I like, simple question, followed by a simple answer.


Probably because, in the current atmosphere, if anyone from the committee said anything more, they'd get a rant about them choosing the wrong type of hog, or something   8)

#383489 Brighton Classic Car Show, June 3Rd

Posted by nelmo on 25 April 2018 - 07:12 AM

I thought I'd try arrange something down the bottom end of the country, for a change.


I'm happy to do a block booking and to plan a fun route down to Brighton from a convenient start point, if anyone is interested. It's worth going just to get free, allocated parking in Brighton :-)

I realise it's a long way for most of you and I'm not sure if we have many southerners on here (the members map shows quite a few) so I may be going by myself :-) but any interest?

#383440 Mobile Sparky Required Help ! Wiring .

Posted by nelmo on 24 April 2018 - 01:38 PM

I tried getting someone to come out at one point during my build and got no response either. I think those mobile guys just install radios - I don't think electrical fault-finding is something they can actually do.


Tell them you want to install a radio - you'll get a callback in 10 minutes  :)

#383338 Robin Hood 2B Weight And Power

Posted by nelmo on 23 April 2018 - 02:59 PM

I've got an app on my phone which measures 0-60 times just using the phone's GPS, so no idea how accurate it is.


I'm not a great driver either and I am too scared to just drop the clutch on the start line on my own car but on a slightly damp road, I got 7.2 seconds from my Zetec with basic plenum.


I spun the wheels for a while and the biggest problem, as Brumster says, is the 1st to 2nd change which isn't the quickest, to say the least. With practice, a drier road and a crash diet for me ^_^ , I'd hope to get it down around 6 seconds.


I watched an interesting YouTube video of a Caterham 620R against a Tesla - here ya go: https://www.youtube....h?v=Whbgu08QWdw

#383330 Stilton Run 22Nd April 2018

Posted by nelmo on 23 April 2018 - 07:49 AM

Great day out - nice 300 mile round trip for me and I'm still knackered now...


Some pics to prove it happened (sorry, too tired to resize and paste in):







#382418 One Tough Guy

Posted by nelmo on 28 March 2018 - 03:50 PM

While browsing wikipedia, I came across this guy:




Now that is one brave man...


#382351 Iva Paperwork

Posted by nelmo on 25 March 2018 - 06:48 PM

And some people have suggested that the DVLA have stopped issuing Q's for a while now, and you may get some sort of age-related plate anyway, although I have no firm evidence to back this up... I just heard it mentioned recently.

Passed IVA in August and got a Q plate...

#382264 Gbs Cars & Coffee Saturday 24Th

Posted by nelmo on 22 March 2018 - 04:21 PM

Thanks for the offer but I really can't face 3+ hours on the motorway (I've got a roof but no doors yet).


I'll have a play on Tyre and see if I can make the route more interesting...

#382204 Surrey Top Material

Posted by nelmo on 20 March 2018 - 01:26 PM

My roof came from SoftBits and although they don't like to tell you, this is the material they use:




I've just bought some to make my doors with...