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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. See you there.
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    Brake hoses

    It shouldn't be an issue. Just check there's no fouls or strain on the hose on full lock and allow for suspension travel.
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    Brake hoses

    No rubber hoses are fine.
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    MOT time again

    I had one MOT at Kwik Fit and they passed it with the faulty pump and just told me to fix it, which I did and the new pump didn't work either 12 months later.
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    Huntingdon weekend 29/06/19

    We can't stay over so will leave late Saturday evening. I can ask at our meet tomorrow night if anyone else is interested but it might be a bit later for you?
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    MOT time again

    My windscreen washer never works (but I generally get away with it). The pump was brand new a couple of years ago but as it`s never ured, it seems to sieze. I think the little rubber impeller takes a set from being in the same position all the time.
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    Build plans / advice

    John's site is still very much alive and would be a good starting point http://johnskitcar.tonyhetherington.com/
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    Build plans / advice

    I think his site is dead now. I printed it all off but I don't have it any more. Maybe someone else had a copy.
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    Build plans / advice

    Colin Usher?
  10. The annual Wales Weekend will take place as usual on the second weekend in August, Friday 10th to Sunday 12th 2018. Im putting this is the Members area first because we normally get some club funding and therefore its only fair that members get first shout on places before its rolled out to others. Some of the regular attendees have already asked me about this and have started booking accommodation so well keep a similar format to last year as things seemed to go fairly smoothly and if less things are changed, less should go wrong. For any newcomers the format is departing on the morning of Friday 10th August with overnight stays on Friday and Saturday nights, a jolly days drive Saturday and return home on Sunday. The Friday morning departure isnt compulsory (some people may need to work) so if you cant travel up in the group, you can join us later. Accommodation choices are camping, B&B or hotels in the Nefyn area of Gwynedd in North West Wales. The camping has been a slow starter in previous years but it gathered some momentum last year and hopefully this will continue. Possible choices locally area as follows: Terfyn B and B Lon Terfyn Morfa Nefyn LL53 6BA 01758 721332 http://www.terfynbedandbreakfast.com/ Llys Olwen Guest House Lon Tan Y Bryn Morfa Nefyn LL53 6BT 01758 720493 http://llysolwen.co.uk/ Glascoed B and B Lon Uchaf Morfa Nefyn LL53 6AL 01758 720151 Nanhoron Arms Hotel St Davids Road Nefyn Pwllheli Gwynedd LL53 6EA Tel: 01758 720203 http://www.nanhoronhotel.com/ Fairway Country Hotel Lon Ilchaf Morfa Nefyn Gwynedd LL53 6AD 01758 721888 www.fairwaycountryhotel.co.uk For camping most people stayed here last year and it seemed ok. Graeanfryn Farm did do B&B as well but I believe this isnt now available but the camping is still on. Graeanfryn Farm Camping Morfa Nefyn LL53 6YQ 01758 720455 Second option is a bit closer to Nefyn, no website and its fairly small site but its very popular for camping and gets good reviews: Wern Caravan Park Pistyll Nefyn LL53 6LN 01758 720432 Third option is just down the road from me, looks a nice site right next to the sea but might be worth checking access for kits because I know that the access road was a bit uneven: Penisarlon Farm Pistyll Nefyn LL53 6LR 01758 721553 http://www.penisarlonfarm.co.uk/home Ive only stayed at the Nanhoron Hotel so I cant offer reviews on any of the others so if in doubt, see what the regulars are booking and try and bag a place there. For the Saturday run out we will be going back to the Canolfan Prysor at Trawsfyndd again for late afternoon food. We popped in to see Beth there a few weeks ago and shes keen to see us there again this year so Im happy to return. Theyll sort out some meal choices and Ill post the details later. On the Sunday morning Jackie is going to organise some horse riding for anyone thats interested which will probably be a 3 hour session. This can be tailored to all abilities so if youve always fancied a go, this could be the time to try it. We want to give this the broadest appeal possible so if families want to come along but dont fancy the drive on the Saturday, theres plenty of other stuff to do in the local area and we can give details of that as well. If theres any question, just ask. ATTENDEES Richy and Jackie Kerry and Sharon Dan + one or two Nanhoron Arms Derek and Marilyn Mark B and Craig Steve, Dee and Paige David Martin, Karen and Isabelle Llys Olwen Trevor and Brian Fairway Country Hotel Stuart and Sarah Zach and Hannah Andi, Clare and Jasper Jez and Andy Location TBC Keith
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    Wales Weekend Fri 10Th To Sun 12Th August 2018

    Yes, it's here:
  12. Club entry is £3 per car for both days payable in advance. Single entry is £5 for both days, payable on the day. More details here: http://www.carsinthepark.com/
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    fed up

    If you haven't already done so, read this thread
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    Project Rhocaravan

    Never one to shy away from a winter project, I'm about to embark on the next one which should see me spending the dark Winter evenings in the garage. Neither myself nor Jackie are particular fans of camping, something that was reinforced by 2 nights under canvas at Hoodstock this year. I quite fancied a challenge and so I've decided to build a caravan, mainly just because I think I can but also so we can use it occasionally. Jackie is dead keen on the idea and wants to help so a few months ago we bought a trailer tent so I can use the chassis as a caravan base. I did think of building from scratch, but going the trailer tent route means I get a galvanised, braked chassis that's rated at 900KG, more that enough for what I need. A couple of weeks searching on Ebay turned this up this 1990 Conway Challenger in Rhyl which we bought for £350. It had been stood for 12 months but all the lights worked and I towed it back without any mishaps. We bought it without seeing it erected but it was all there and came with a whole host of extra goodies, some of which may be of use. A day of light cleaning brought it up a treat, so good in fact that we decided to test it out at the EOSB and save ourselves the cost of proper overnight accommodation. For those of you who weren't there, (shame on you), here it is in all it's glory
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    Triumph fit alloys

    Yes, definitely worth posting up, especially as it doesn't cost anything. Might be worth putting on one of the Triumph Facebook groups too.
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    Project Rhocaravan

    Here’s s few photos of the finished awning on the caravan this weekend at Kitfest. We had some torrential rain over the weekend but seem to have remained leak free which we’re really pleased with. We’ve only used the caravan three times and the awning twice and as issues become apparent, we will do what we can to resolve them. Whether we use the kit to tow it remains to be seen, currently I drive the kit and Jackie tows the caravan with the tintop which means we can take all the stuff we need without having to overload the caravan.
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    Leicester area meeting Wednesday 19/6/2019

    I'll be there.
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    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Had a great weekend too, the weather was a bit mixed but there was plenty to see so it didn't really matter. Stoneleigh has come in for a bit of criticism lately with people saying that it's a bit samey, Kitfest seems to have struck a good balance of attractions and as Mark said, combining it with another show really works well.
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    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Thanks Kerry.
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    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Do you want food or are you going to do your own thing?
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    Misfire

    Statistically your very unlikely to break you car on a rolling road but just in case you do, can you make sure you video it?
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    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Where will you find the time to faff about?
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    Misfire

    Emerald charged me £460 but it was money well spent because they spent most of the day tracking down a missing cylinder that most other tuners would have told me to fix and bring the car back. Also, I figured that as they supplied the ecu, they might be the best place to set it up initially. That said, I used Steve Walford to do the car when it had the Pinto in it and I wouldn't hesitate to use him again.
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    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Just take boxes, easier to pack.
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    Supercharged SSC stylus

    This would suggest not
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