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Simon Parish

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  1. I'm coming. The first time in how many years! Hope to see you all later
  2. unfortunatey it doesn't have a heater, so I think stopping at lots of services will be the option for using the hand dryers to warm up and coffee to keep awake
  3. Sold the Robin hood - the new owner is driving here back to Scotland this morning

  4. So the car has a new owner, who is currently driving it back up to Scotland. Safe Journey Stephan. If anyone sees him give him a wave
  5. Well its come to that time when I have made the decision to sell my 2B. So here goes: Its a Robin Hood 2B with a 2L Pinto engine with an injection head. It Has ZX9R bike carbs on a Danst Engineering Manifold Type 9 5speed gearbox and sierra rear end. Martin Keenan Custom built Silencer - giving it a sweet noise and put a smile on your face each time you start it It has Full weather gear that fits Has a set of 5 Uniroyal Rain sport 3 tyres that have done around 400 miles since fitted last year ago. There are numerous other spares that will be sold with the kit. These include a Front Geometry kit purchase form GBS for the vehicle but never fitted, A brand new set of GAZ shocks that are still in their boxes. The paint on the body is flaking in a few places, but its superficial, just a rub down, some primer and a respray and it will be as good as new The log book is correct and its registered as a Robin hood 2B Its MOT'd until April 2018. Its covered 16,708miles I'm looking for £3995 I'm located in Crawley - will answer all questions and anyone who wants to view the kit with an eye to buy is welcome Picture of the kit are here:
  6. Ticket bought. We can only make the Saturday night. Do you need me to email you a copy?
  7. We will be coming, Will get payment sorted and form emailed by the end of the week. Not sure if we will be one or 2 nights though
  8. Evening all I've got the original seats in my kit - recaro ones and I'm looking to either swap them or get them retrimmed Can someone tell me the vehicle these seats would possibly originally been Any suggestions/advice welcome Si
  9. Dan Can you send a pic mate? Might be interested Si
  10. Hi All Need some help. I'm looking at getting new shocks and springs for the 2B, however, I know they are going to want loads of measurements from me and I have no idea what or how to measure them. Does anyone out there have a comprehensive list of these measurements that I could use so that I can give them to Dampertech, protech etc so I can get correct prices and parts before I order? Its a 2b with wishbones and has original zimmermans on it Thanks Si
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    Guys I had an issue down here in Crawley getting the kit tested and it failing the emissions due to an age related plate and thus them trying to test for emissions. The MOT inspection manual: classes 3,4, 5 & 7 vehicles ( found here on DVSA Site) states in section 7.3 Exhaust Emissions - Spark Ignition - Non CAT test on the flow chart: "For emissions purposes only, kit cars and amateur built vehicles first used before 1 August 1998 and W*nkel** rotary-engined vehicles first used before 1 August 1987 are to be considered as first used before 1 August 1975." - I even called DVSA this morning and they confirmed this to be true, as long a the first used date is before 1st August 1998. I called my test centre that failed the car and explained it all to them, they admitted that the emissions testing of kits is a grey area and will be doing the visual smoke test tomorrow afternoon Here is the flow diagram from DVSA document. Hope this helps others ** Thinks W*nkel is a rude word so removed the a
  12. Hello Everyone, Long time since I've been visible on here I know. was wondering what the plan was? Is it turn up mid afternoon on the Saturday and set stuff up or is it Sunday morning? Will see you there as long as I can get it fired up and through its MOT this weekend!
  13. Hi Phil Hopefully you have received my forms and receipt Regards Simon
  14. I will be. Will get an idea of when you are leaving dans and set off and see you en route
  15. OK I'm all booked!!!! Not in Dunollie as its full so I'm in the Caberfeidh B & B 5mins down the road - stumbling distance lol I'm booked in the same hotel as Andy and Terry for the Rhiconich Hotel on the 18th Roll on April !
  16. Could someone summarise the routes and accommodation I'll need to book or should I just sleep in the events shelter
  17. Guys, is there still space? If so I'd like to add my name to the list as tentative. Been busy jet setting backwards and forwards to Arizona since the trip last year and only just caught up with stuff on the forum. Hope everyone is well and hopefully see you all in April Si
  18. Good evening I was wondering if anyone might have a vale Spring compressor lever that I could borrow? I'm in the Chesterfield area. Thanks in advance
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