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About richyb66

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  • Birthday 05/13/1966

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    2B wishbone 4.6 V8
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    Richard Byrne

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    Tamworth / Pwllheli

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  1. Next Wednesday, 7PM onwards, Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL Entrance to the pub car park is off the A452 Chester Road heading North 50 yards from the island. This is the last W, W and West Mids meet for 2019. See you there.
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    End of Season Bash 2020

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    Venue: Market Harborough Showground, Market Harborough. Leics LE16 7QB More details of the Event can be found here:
  3. EOSB 2020 will take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September at the Market Harborough Showground, Gallow Field Road, Market Harborough. Leics LE16 7QB and the planning is already underway. Early bookings will make the Event team’s life easier, as the sooner we get an idea of the numbers planning to attend, the more things can be organised. Camping will be available on both the Friday afternoon / evening and Saturday night and there will be entertainment planned for the evenings. Already booked in is the Tipsy Mare Mobile Bar and Saturday night will see the welcomed return of the fantastic live band Checkered Kicks The event will be open to both members and non-members. People who attended this year will already know what to expect but for those that haven't been before, there will be plenty to keep both yourselves and any children occupied. Here are some pictures from the 2019 Event. Click the Follow button near the top right of the page to get automatic notification of the latest updates as we add them. Tickets are on sale in the store HERE To give a bit of incentive for people to book early, you will be entered into a prize draw as follows: Adult weekend or day bookings made in 2019 get 5 ticket entries into the draw, January and February 2020 bookings get 4 entries, March and April 2020 bookings get 3 entries, May 2020 bookings get 2 entries, June 2020 bookings get 1 entry. Bookings after 30th June won’t go into the prize draw so the earlier you book, the better your chance of winning. The prize will be a Halfords voucher for £30 for the winner and £10 for the runner up.
  4. Kept me out of trouble for a bit. I'll bring them to the next Leics meet if you're going.
  5. Not a Winter mod as such and certainly not on the same scale as my normal projects. Knowing I get bored easily, @DeanRudkin asked me to trim these front arches for him so I've spent a couple of wet weekends on them, The vents in the back of the arches are molded closed and were trimmed out with a oscillating saw and a Dremmel. The cut edge of the fibreglass was then thinned out to look a bit more even. Finally the arch was given a good flat over to remove the mold join lines and small skim of filler here and there. Here's the final job, they just need priming, a wet flat and the top coats and they're done.
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    Zero Windscreen

    Blimey, looks like I've set myself up for making a screen frame and a top.
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    Zero Windscreen

    Get this and make your own frame. https://www.heatedwindscreen.com/acatalog/WESTFIELD-HEATED-WINDSCREEN-1715ACLH.html and they're in Tamworth
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    The car park can be dedicated to kit cars, except for disabled visitors, is huge and can accommodate over 200 cars. GCR will be promoting this event in their calendar. • Free entry for kit cars and foot passengers • If you arrive in a Kit Car then you will be entitled to privileged rates on the trains. • The Tin Shed bar and marquee will be open during the event • The Butler Henderson Cafe will be open for food and hot drinks both days. If you would like to stay the night to enjoy both days camping for caravans and trailer tents can be accommodated on the car park, there will be a small fee for hook up. There is a possibility of using a field next to the station for tents but this is subject to confirmation at the moment. There are overnight toilet facility's at the station and one shower. More information TBC
  9. That looks very smart, some nice details there.
  10. The Harrows is closed! Change of venue to the Spread Eagle at Gailey ST19 5PN
  11. 32/36 would be a good choice and should be fine with a fast road cam. Twin 40's are overkill in my opinion, I know there are people that like them but for road use you'd be better off with bike carbs where their variable venturi makes them more driveable at part throttle. On the ignition side of things you could end up with a lot of fiddling around with the standard setup. You might want to think about replacing it with something like an Accuspark system. http://www.accuspark.co.uk/DealPage.htm#V6
  12. Just me in the kit (without roof) but about a dozen of us there in total (members and former members). It was my third area meet of the month after also doing Staffs and Leics. My challenge for next year will be to 4 in a month.
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