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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?


    Goodbye Leicestershire

    Andi
    By Andi,

    It is with great regret that I have to leave my brothers and sisters in the leics and surrounding areas. I have had a fantastic time and met some truly weird, wonderful, educated, amazing, talented and friendliest folk one could ever wish to meet. 

    Thank you all for turning up to the Leicester kitmas meal tonight and thanks for the gifts. 

    I have watched our local club grow from strength to strength over the years which is in contrast to the national declining trend in the kit world, and I hope it continues to do so.

    We have a strong and capable new rep called Kerry (Yaaaaay) at the helm and he will "rock da club" for future events. 

    I will still turn up for runs and events as I'm only moving to staffs. 

    If anyone is thinking of buying or building a kit in the leics area, then join the club. These guys will be round to help or offer advice at the drop of a hat. 

    Cheers all

     

     


    South Yorkshireish Area Meet December

    Grim
    By Grim,

    December's meet is at:

    Monk's Bridge Farm
    Nobel Way,
    Dinnington,
    S25 3QB

    Coming eastbound from the M1 J31, take a left at the roundabout by the red lion and proceed for nearly 2 miles, and Monk's bridge is the 4th exit off the next roundabout.
    https://goo.gl/maps/TcekDG8AHPQ2


    Usual time of 7:30 on wednesday the 5th


    Leicester Christmas meal NEXT SATURDAY

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Dont forget folks...

    We need to be at the table for 6pm....  

    We have been really busy the last month putting all our belongings into storage and so will probably not have the time to do any quizzes or games ☹️

    But if anyone wants to put something together, please feel free.

    There should be 34 of us so it will be cozy in that pub,,,

    Cant wait and see you all there.

    Details below

    The Leicestershire Kitmas meal will be held at The Manor House Quorn. Click on the link below for details

    https://www.themanorhouseatquorn.co.uk/

     

    It will be held on Saturday 8th December 2018 at 6pm.


    MERRY CHRISTMAS

    theduck
    By theduck,

    Given we are now in December I have activated, and set to be the default, our Christmas theme for the website, I hope you like it 😁

    If it is not for you, scroll to the bottom of the page, select “Theme” and you can set pack to the normal default or one of the dark themes and the forum will remember your personal setting. We will also automatically set back to the normal theme after Christmas. 

     

    Oh and if you are on mobile, be sure to check it out on a computer for the full effect!


    The 1st "Jim Clark Road Run"

    Moog6
    By Moog6,

    Hi Everyone,

     

    I am Publicity/Promotions Manager for The Linlithgow Classic Car Group,

    Next 25th August marks our 10th Anniversary, and to celebrate this I am organising a very special event indeed.

    In memory of Jim Clark (Who's 50th Anniversary of passing, June gone), We are launching "The 1st Jim Clark Road Run".

    The Road Run will be limited to 100 cars. Each Car taking part on the day, will receive a specially designed plaque (designed by myself) which can be tied to the front of the car. These Plaques will become very sort after!!! They are Sponsored by Dragonfly- The Rally Plate Company. (You have to be there with your car at registration to gain the plaque!!!).

    I can add your name and car to a pre list, just message me . (This does not guarantee you a plaque, you and your car have to be there at registration on the day!!!)

    The Road Run will take around 2 hrs starting at 10.30am just outside Linlithgow, taking in the beautiful surrounding scenery. Then arriving at Linlithgow  high street, joining the other 100 parked classic cars. Parking is on the high street, the cross, and in front of Linlithgow Palace. 

    It would be nice to see some members cars taking part. 

    I'm working on a special guest to start the Road Run along with Doug Niven (Jim Clarks cousin) and the event opens and kicks off at around 12.30.

    Doug will be bringing along Jim Clarks last owned car- his Yellow Lotus Elan.

    In attendance also will be the Jim Clark Trust, who are now raising money for the 2nd phase of the Jim Clark Museum.

     It's a lovely day, great atmosphere too!!!

    Thanks for your time.

    Regards,

    Dave Miles- Moog 6

     

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    North East Area Meeting Wed 28th Nov. From 7-30 pm

    alantoon
    By alantoon,

     

    Time for our monthly meeting at Church Mouse ,Waldridge, Chester-le-Street. DH2 3RJ   


    Classics at Penkridge Market

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Derby and Notts area

    stillbuilding
    By stillbuilding,

    Hi All, The next meeting of the Derby and Notts area will be on Sunday 2 December at 6.30 pm at The Queens Head, Main Road, Watnall, NG16 1HT

    Everybody is most welcome.

    Regards

    John (Area sec) Mobile :- 07739 984613


    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Monthly Meet Wed 28th November 2018

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Next Wednesday, 28th November, 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 will be our last 2018 meet. See you there


    FORUM UPGRADE COMPLETE

    theduck
    By theduck,

    The long awaited forum upgrade is complete.  I have started a thread for feedback and suggestions, so that we can keep them all in one place, here:


    We will continue to provide updates to you all on this post.  There is still work on going but rather than delay things further we wanted to get the site back to you.  Below you will find useful information about the new site and we will add to this over time.

    User / Display Name

    One of the things that has changed in the new version is that user names and display names are now one and the same thing.  Previously you might have logged in using one name but another name would displayed on the forum.  We made the decision to stick with user names during the upgrade, as going with display names would have meant you wouldn't have been able to use your old login details!  

    If you would like for your username to be changed, please pm me and I will make the necessary changes.


    Mobile View

    The way the sites mobile view works has changed, however you can still switch between the full site and mobile view quite easily, links to instructions on how to do this are below:

    iPhone / iPad - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-force-your-iphone-or-ipad-to-load-the-desktop-version-of-a-website/
    Android - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-request-desktop-version-of-a-web-site-in-chrome-for-android/
     

    Membership changes

    We are now able to offer all members a full 12 months membership from the day they join!  Ideally all members will purchase their membership using the Join RHOCaR option (under store) at the top of the forum when their renewals become due, but we will still be able to process manual memberships where required. 

    As part of these changes we will be making use of the forum software for full management of the membership database.  This will mean that members will need to enter their address on their profile in order for us to send out magazines etc.  Please rest assured that only the committee will have access to that information.
     

    Gift Memberships

    We also now have the option for people to buy gift cards that are redeemable against membership.  Available under Store, Membership Gift Cards


    Merchandise Store

    I am pleased to also be able to announce the launch of our new merchandise store, which offers a range of goods including t-shirts, hoodies, caps etc.  all of which can printed or embroidered!  To access the store just hover over the store button at the top of the page, then select Merchandise and it will open in a new window. (N.B Embroidered isn't available just yet, but will be very soon.)
     

    Community User Access

    An outstanding action point from the 2017 AGM was to address community user access, I am pleased to say the upgrade allows us to do that, and community users are now only able to post 5 times per day.  We will keep the restrictions on community users under review and adjust accordingly.


    New Member Map

    Only accessible to full members the new member map is to be found by clicking Portal and then Member Map.  Unfortunately the plug-in used for this before is no longer compatible with the latest forum software, so we have moved to a new alternative, this means the map is almost completely empty, so get adding yourselves! UPDATE: The address search is now fixed


    Themes

    The new forum software also includes a choice of Themes, so you can change the look of the forum to suit your preference.  There is currently a choice of 3, the default theme which is  a bright and light look to it, and two different darker themes.  To select these, scroll to the bottom of any page and click on Theme


    Support

    Another new feature, if you require technical or general support with the Forum, Membership or any other RHOCaR related topic, you can now use the Support tab at the top of the page to raise a support request.  Really it is just a fancy way of getting in touch with us, but it does make sure your message gets to the right person first time.


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