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  • Welcome to The UK Kit Car Club

    Don't be shy! Join in the fun by registering to post on the forum, and to get full benefits you can buy 12 months club membership for just £20!  Membership includes a quarterly club magazine, discounts with insurance companies and specialist suppliers,  exclusive, early or discounted access to a number of events each year and much more!

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  • Welcome to RHOCaR - The UK Kit Car Club

    The aim of the club is to help and support members during the build (and inevitable on going maintenance and modifcation) as well as to plan and organize a wide range of social and sporting events, from local area events to our national End of Year Bash! We have one of, if not the largest club stand at the National Kit Car Show at Stoneleigh each year, and we definitely serve the best burgers! We also have stands at many other shows throughout the year all around the country. It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members arrange regular run outs and even longer trips including the ever popular Wales and Scotland trips.

    The Club produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members. It is packed with news, events, articles, technical features and irreverent cartoons. The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register, we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as its all about the state of mind, not the car you drive!

    Being a member of The UK Kit Car Club has many benefits above those already mentioned. Members benefit from discounted insurance with nearly all of the specialist kit car insurers, and often get a discount that is more than the membership fee itself. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a wide variety of other discounts, including discounts at Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for anyone they see is in need of help, as long as they too are a member!

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield or a Caterham, all can benefit form joining, so what are you waiting for?


    London to Brighton Run 2019 memory

    alanh65
    By alanh65,

    Last year, my son who lives/works in London expressed an interest in participating in the London to Brighton Run.

    My father, who passed away many years back, was brought up in London and then his family moved down to Brighton where he became a member of 'Brighton Shiverers'  ... back in the day, and where he was schooled. It seemed an appropriate opportunity to mark the fact that that 'history' led to our existence ... so to speak.

    Not the most exciting of drives for a hoodie but we had a great time, I drove down, my son drove back and we spent the evening in London celebrating.

    Will the event ever be the same again? With London's Emissions Zone expanding , Brighton's frontage being (temporarily?) pedestrianised and Covid ???? I am pleased that we chose to enter last year. Value for money .... well, questionable. Good day ... yes. Do it again .. unlikely to be honest - but nice to have experienced it.

    Evidence of the event ( acquired the photos without the need to pay the extortionate fee asked for them!)

     

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    Stickney auto jumble

    Nick wilson
    By Nick wilson,

    Hi

     

    is Anyone taking their kit cars to display at stickney auto jumble this Sunday?


    Leicester Area Meeting 21st October Cancelled

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    Sorry, but due to the current Covid-19 situation unfortunately the area meeting must be cancelled.

    It is unlikely we will be able to hold a meeting for some time, but I will continue to monitor the situation and post each month with an update.  


    We are in Complete kit car magazine

    Andi
    By Andi,

    I don't have a copy myself, but I have seen a post on Facebook showing the end of season bash event with lots of photos

    Brill


    Staffordshire October area meet CANCELLED

    Andi
    By Andi,

    There will be no October meet, which would have been this coming Thursday.

    But alas the whole covid thing has put a stop to that. It has taken ages to get this thing finally moving and with decent numbers attending too.

    Anyway, that`s that for now and watch this space for news of the next meeting.

     

    Andi


    Treasure hunt

    Danielle
    By Danielle,

    Harborough at War Drive Out for Charity Treasure Hunt.

    Sunday 27th September from 9am

    All vehicles welcome - Vintage, Modern, Military, Civilian, 2 wheels, 4 wheels etc.

    We will set out a course, around the surrounding area, and you will follow a route & answer as many of the questions as possible to score points.

    The winner will be the one with the most points, (plus a tie breaker if required).

    Route will take approx. 1.5 hours, leaving from the showground at timed intervals, then finish back at the showground where we can all enjoy a socially distanced picnic. Barbeques welcome.

    Cost will be £10 per vehicle, and all profits (after costs) will go to charity.

    Please put your name down on the list below, and how many vehicles if possible, to help us gauge how many will be attending etc.

     

    ^^ more information at Harborough at War 

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    New Member - Norfolk

    Norfolk chris
    By Norfolk chris,

    Hi All, I have just purchased my first Robin Hood 2b, I helped to restore my fathers s7 when i was younger (bought from Peter Filby himself) B897PJF if anyone knows that, would love to see again. 

    I would love to find anyone in the Norfolk area that could take a look at it with me and chuck some pointers out and a nod to any good garages to take them too for certain works, I can't pull on my father experience as I'm doing this to unveil to him once finished

     

    Chris

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    New member - just purchased my robin hood

    Ricktate
    By Ricktate,

    Hi all,

     

    I have just joined and have today purchased my car - getting it delivered on Sunday and can not wait!

     

    Is there anything in particular I should know / check when I first get it?

     

    are there any local meets in Lancashire (I’m in Lytham)

     

    rick


    Forum Updates - New Dark Theme

    theduck
    By theduck,

    This has been a long time coming, but as part of the recent update to the forum software there is now a new and improved dark theme available.  To select the new dark theme scroll to the bottom of the page, select Themes and then Dark Theme 2.0.


    Any videos from Saturday EOSB?

    Jez
    By Jez,

    Hi all. 
     

    did anyone get any video from Saturday, on board or other? My action cam battery went flat for the drive out 😡

     

    cheers Jez


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