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  1. sidthefrog

    Advice.

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  2. sidthefrog

    Horsa

    Cheers Hugo, no mud here in France now, pretty dry and dusty but I might go down to the mountains for a camp out in a few weeks.
  3. sidthefrog

    Horsa

    Horsa on bigger boots. screen grab
  4. sidthefrog

    Horsa

    Yes mines the Tank on the left wyze!:lol:
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    Horsa

    Here again on route to chez nous near Cognac France. This old Sherman tank stands outside the town of Roscoffe. hebergeur d images
  6. sidthefrog

    Horsa

    Yes Wayne they have to cos I am all over the road with the ancient steering system ha ha!
  7. sidthefrog

    Horsa

    Thanks T9, my fleet is actually dwindling I am down to only 4 cars and one of those is sale pending! Trouble is they are all insured so it gets a bit expensive!!
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    Horsa

    Hi its been a while but I thought I would post up the latest addition to my fleet. OK so its not a custom car or supercar etc. but everytime I go out in it I can gaurantee being asked about its history, what its like to drive and generally people lusting after one! des photos
  9. sidthefrog

    Welcome back - what you been up to then

    Cheers guys, and you are correct I don't like the cold but I spent the time productivly and as a result I have remodelled the bathroom (much warmer in there) LOL!
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    Welcome back - what you been up to then

    Hi Waynne, well spring is slowly making its appearance here in southwest France so after a month of not being able to work on any of my projects I am looking forward to getting stuck in. We have had some serious snow here, one day I went into my barn/workshop to discover the car and half the...
  11. sidthefrog

    Advice.

    Thanks Joe, any others?
  12. sidthefrog

    Advice.

    Hey guy's (and gals) I want some advice on scoobies as I am thinking of purchasing one. Tips and pointers as to the models to avoid and running costs in general. Ta!
  13. sidthefrog

    Race of the Ramparts.

    Yes beautiful indeed. I am afraid I am a bit of a Jagophile. To me they have it all, power, style, competion history just pure class (the older ones of course):lol:
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    Race of the Ramparts.

    Been away for a bit but a lot of car events visited this past year, for example ....... image hosting png gif image hosting image hosting gif
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    A selection of my previous rides

    Saw Gerry Marshall at Silverstone many moons ago driving a firenza ... he was an early Stig ;)
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    Race of the Ramparts.

    A few more from 2009, a bit more modern stuff for a change;) upload image image host free image hosting
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    Race of the Ramparts.

    Quite agree Loz. The first time I went to the race around the town I thought surely they won't really be racing in such rare and expensive machinery but boy how wrong was I :shock:.
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    Race of the Ramparts.

    Heres a few more as they are being appreciated ;)
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    Race of the Ramparts.

    There is a large town not far from me called Angouleme and they have this street race that goes back to the 1930's. A few years ago it was under threat of ending due to new health & safety & euro laws etc etc. The race and tour of the vineyards is very well supported by Brits especially the...
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    Ideas for basic guides - what you want to see in this section

    :lol: We've all been there I am sure, never needed any help with explitives though:blink1:
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    Safety first, post your safety tips here

    It may be the boring side of tweeking and restoring cars,trucks whatever but its the first thing .....and MOST important thing you learn in any workshop. Good point made by Wayne on getting help with heavy lifting and its always advisable to have help nearby when attempting to remove engines or...
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    Ideas for basic guides - what you want to see in this section

    :lol: Well spotted guys, it should of course have read "grammar" :embarrest:
  23. sidthefrog

    Ideas for basic guides - what you want to see in this section

    I would like to see some advise on safety procedures, just basic stuff like jacking up AND supporting cars on proper axle stands, the wearing of safety goggles and gloves when welding/grinding and suitable clothing, seems daft but just today I saw in the press a young girl had been killed when...
  24. sidthefrog

    Safety first, post your safety tips here

    Re: Ideas for basic guides - what you want to see in this section I would like to see some advise on safety procedures, just basic stuff like jacking up AND supporting cars on proper axle stands, the wearing of safety goggles and gloves when welding/grinding and suitable clothing, seems daft...
  25. sidthefrog

    cleaning the engine bay

    Yes TFR as we called it is the stuff you want, neat in the engine bay but diluted for underwings and sills etc, its really mostly used in the road haulage business:blink1:
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    How to do cleaning on the engine bay

    Re: cleaning the engine bay Yes TFR as we called it is the stuff you want, neat in the engine bay but diluted for underwings and sills etc, its really mostly used in the road haulage business:blink1:
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    Trying to isolate a drivetrain problem

    Previous owner might have tried DIY lowering by cutting off a coil from the standard spring and losing the locating tang on the end of the coil, causing the spring to rotate in its mounting cups , especially noticed on full lock:blink1:
  28. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Forget the periferique, who's tried negotiating the rond pointe at the Arc d Triomphe....... . . . . :confused: You can throw away the rule book to start with:lol:
  29. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Here for the beer.......... of course the wine, sun, clear fast straight roads and lots of sunshine......semi retired and married so one out of 3 of your suggestions was true Wayne:amuse: No salt or chemicals used in snow or ice so cars last longer, not sure about people though:blink: The...
  30. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Looked in shop but sadly no brake pads listed for my workhorse Honda:(
  31. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Did they make a 205 GTi DIESEL then:lol:........ . . . .and Loz nice to see a fellow supporter of H4H;)
  32. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Yes correct, the tyres were 195/50/15, which I believe are standard on 1.9 GTi Pug but not lesser models apparently:confused:
  33. sidthefrog

    Seasons greetings

    Hello, I live in France (ex pat) miss the UK car scene, classics, modified and VW shows but to balance it we do have a LOT more sun. French car do's are full of err! French cars suprise suprise:lol: Although they are interesting its not the same....vive la differance to coin a phrase:bigsmile...

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