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    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 The UK Kit Car Club

    The aim of the club is to help and support members during the build (and inevitable ongoing maintenance and modification) as well as to plan and organise events throughout the year. The Club attends the major kit car shows throughout the year providing a stand with tea and coffee, plus a BBQ with food for members. You'll be warmly received, especially if you bring more food and drink !! We also have stands at many other shows all around the country.

    It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members regularly arrange run outs and longer trips to such places as Le Mans, Wales and Scotland, plus the annual club camping weekend and the traditional “end of season” get together. Keep an eye on the events section of the forum for news and details of upcoming events.

    The Club also produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members, filled with all manner of things club or motoring related, and members can get their own articles published in it as well if they wish.

    The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register (RHOCaR), we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as it's 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 find that the discount is more than the club membership fee. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a variety of other discounts such as with Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for any other member they see is in need of help !

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield, a Caterham, (or any of the many other types of kit car), everyone can benefit from joining, so what are you waiting for ?


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    New Products

    Guest RHSC
    By Guest RHSC,

    31st September

     

    New products! View the website www.greatbritishsportscars.co.uk for pictures and details

     

     

    Side repeater

     

    Amber oval side repeater lens and bulb holder

     

    pair £8

     

    Battery isolator switch

     

    100A continuous @ 12V

     

    500A for 5 seconds

     

    supplied with one key

     

    £7 each

     

    Master battery isolator

     

    100A continuous @ 12V

     

    500A for 5 seconds

     

    supplied with one key, splash proof cover, resistor and wiring diagram

     

    £15

     

    Three hole polished aluminium panel

     

    aircraft style cover , warning light and starter button

     

    £15

     

    Master five hole polished aluminium panel

     

    two switches one with aircraft cover one without

     

    two warning lights

     

    starter button

     

    £20


    Lightweight Talk

    Mat-Moo
    By Mat-Moo,

    For those who are not aware, Graham (gdc) is planning a meeting for Lightweighters. It is hoped that some good ideas/fixes can be worked out in order to get our Lightweight buddies through the SVA. If you are interested, please see this post http://community.rhocar.org/index.php?showtopic=13749

     

    Graham, please feel free to give me more details if you wish them posted on here.


    Lincolnshire Area Meet

    Guest Ian & Carole
    By Guest Ian & Carole,

    Hi guys & girls

     

    In an attempt to get Lincolnshire Hoods together, myself, aided by my luverly :wub: assistant William Brown will be sat in Woodcock's hostelry on Tuesday 7/11/2006 at 20.00 hrs.

     

    Woodcocks is situated about 4miles southeast of Lincoln on the A57.

     

     

    The Woodcocks

    Burton Lane End, Saxilby Rd,

    Lincoln,

    Lincolnshire

    LN1 2BE.

     

     

    All welcome.

     

    My (our) plan is to meet on the first Tuesday of the month for a chat.

     

    See how it goes and then move on to run outs next summer if there is enough interest.

     

    Ian J

     

    (oh yes and Bill & Joey)


    Nw Winter Run

    Mitch
    By Mitch,

    POSTING THIS ON BEHALF GEOFFERY Do-i

     

    Hi everyone, I have been nominated to organise a “get together” ,so I have come up with a Treasure Hunt on Saturday 18th November. It would start at 11 am to 12 noon at Southport and would be around that area, with the finish also being in Southport.

     

     

     

    The treasure hunt would be organised in the following way –

     

     

     

    Each car would have a copy of an ordnance survey map provided by me, of the area with the locations of the clues marked on it and you would have to give the answers to the clues.

     

     

     

    The person with the most points would win. In the event of a tie, the one with the lowest mileage and highest points would win.

     

     

     

    There would be absolutely no time penalties or gains so there would be no point in rushing around, there would be plenty of time to stop at any point and look around at your leisure.

     

     

     

    I envisage that the treasure hunt will take 2 – 3 hours and would be finishing at a pub in Southport where we can have a bar meal, so everyone would need to be back around 4 p.m as we need to keep in mind that it will be getting dusk at that time.

     

     

     

    I need to know rough numbers of people that may want bar meals, so can you please reply a.s.a.p. to let me know if you are coming and how many people you are bringing. If you turn up on the day without contacting me, we will just have to take a chance at the pub and see if they can fix up any extras! The bar meals range from £4 to whatever you wish to pay.

     

     

     

    I will not need a deposit for the pub as it will be on a “pay for what you want” basis.

     

     

     

    Come in your tin-tops or anything you want, just turn up so we can have a pleasant afternoon together before the Winter really sets in!.

     

     

     

    HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE

     

     

     

    Regards,

     

     

     

    GEOFFREY (THE “I WANT TO BE A SHEEP”) DO I


    Technical Line

    Guest RHSC
    By Guest RHSC,

    The technical line is currently out of service and will resume as normall as of thursday on the new tech number which is

     

     

    07923222276

     

    There will also be a tech email for sending pictures and for when you can not get hold of the tech line it will be: -

     

    technical@greatbritishsportscars.co.uk


    Essex Area Meeting

    Guest rusty
    By Guest rusty,

    Just a reminder about this months meeting at the Tulip 12.0 - 2.0.

    if its fine and theres enough of us we may go over to meet the Westfield lot at Wicford, as suggested by Paul Jones,as they have thier meeting the same day as us, hopefully see some of you there

    cheers

    Rusty


    Rover Starter Motors

    Guest RHSC
    By Guest RHSC,

    During a good clear out of some of the rooms within the factory we have come accross a small number of brand new starter motors for Rover powered superspecs.

     

    M79 and M78R

     

    if you are interested please call 01623 422286

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    Leicestershire Area Meeting

    Andy Spencer
    By Andy Spencer,

    Hi All

    The usual Leicestershire meet this Wednesday will NOT be taking place at the Waterside in Mountsorrel. The 'usual' crowd is going to a bit of a 'last minute' organised Karting session. I'll do a round email to other Leics members but if you were thinking of coming as a non member or for the first time, our next meet there will be the last Wednesday of November.

    Thanks

    Andy


    Pedal Box

    Guest RHSC
    By Guest RHSC,

    This is the first of hopefully many new products manufactured by GBS

     

    GBS pedal boxes £55

     

    Floor mounted pedal set ideal for any kit car, ideally used with top mounted accelerator pedal to ease the use of heel-toe braking and accelerating. Brake pedal allows use of twin brake cylinders for brake balance allowing fine adjustment of front and rear braking power. Kit includes: -

     

    1x floor mount bracket, 1x clutch pedal, 1x brake pedal, 2x bolts and nuts, 4x nylaspa bushes and eye tubes.

     

    later in the year we will be offering a kit with all the cylinders and brake balance bars.

     

    Pedal box comes as standard in the Hood

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    Website

    Guest RHSC
    By Guest RHSC,

    Robin Hoods website will be up and running by the end of today.

     

    The new website domain will be www.greatbritishsportscars.co.uk and www.greatbritishsportscars.com

     

    www.robinhoodsportscars.co.uk will be back up and running in a week we hope.

     

    we will try and keep the news pages as up to date as we can keeping you informed

     

    Regards

     

    GBS


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