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    Re: A modern day 037

    Thats a shame, I might have given that a serious thought for my second attempt at a kit, time permitting
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    Re: 2021 Calendars - now ready for print !

    Mine arrived late this morning, just had a look through over lunch, a great production and interesting photos. Many thanks both.

    Robin
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    Re: X1/9 NEW Door Handle sets

    I think these are as per the American market originals for the X1/9 etc., but no doubt Chris will confirm this. I finished up with a set from Bielstein after I rejected the set of originals that I...
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    Re: 2021 Calendars - now ready for print !

    Mark, just picked up the thread, thanks for all your effort with Pete for these, just placed my order.

    Robin TM
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    Re: Spoiler alert!

    I can understand that if you were flying, that it would have some effect, especially with the Low Pressure area over the rear. Perhaps the Aerodynamicists and knowledgeable amongst us could throw...
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    Re: Spoiler alert!

    Not sure when they were first fitted, but suspect that they evolved first on the GP4 cars. Looking at the shape and profile of the roof spoiler, I'm sure that this was developed and fitted to creat a...
  7. Re: The proposed ban on the sale of new petrol/diesel cars in 2030.

    Speak for yourself, Guy. 2030 is only half way in time than that that has passed since 2000, or only as much again as it has taken to get my Build on the road from first order. I remember millenium...
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    Re: Hello from Yorkshire!

    Richard, welcome to the Club. There are owners of both examples in your neck of the woods, and I'm sure they will make themselves known to you shortly.

    Robin
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    Re: Hello from Ottawa, Canada

    Welcome to the fraternity. There are plenty of streams on here that you will find very helpful with your adventure, I certainly did with my build of an LB which was my first attempt at anything like...
  10. Re: 2020 Tour de Yorkshire Moors & Wolds 5th & 6th June

    David, like Norm, looking forward to it, let's just hope that the prophesies of some of the doom mongers, that we could still be in the current position re Covid in July next year, do not come to...
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    Re: Not what I expected

    It probably needed it, the track surface resembled a river and it looked more like a JetSki going up. Narrow tyres were an advantage in this case, it won its class by being closest to its Handicap,...
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    Not what I expected

    I did a MSUK Steward job at Prescott over the weekend, and when I saw the entry list that there was a 1952 Lancia Aurelia entered I thought I was going to see a Saloon !!!!

    It has quite a long...
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    Re: Hi from Chicago

    Hi Robert, great to have you along. My recollection of a GT 40 was the horrendous noise whilst being driven just before the imposition of the 70mph limit in the UK and pointing out to the driver that...
  14. Re: Brief Stratos Appearances in HG 2020 London Concours Event

    Where's the link Ade?
  15. Thread: Spare Key

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    Re: Spare Key

    It's official, Graham is a genius, they work!!!!!
  16. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Our Cumbrian Extension.

    We stayed a few nights in Keswick with the intention of revisiting some old haunts from years ago in the days of free for all road rallies. Carol drove the car for the...
  17. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Thanks Chris, the forum site has been behaving its self with my photo posts recently, I had thought that there must have been a software update that stopped the frustration of the random revolutions,...
  18. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Some more photos, the line up. (It was not a 'Le Mans' start, it was very sedate)

    And one of Britain's premier castles, Bamborough, it is enormous, and yes the sky was really that blue.
  19. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Norm, thank you from Carol & I, great weekend, with great company, great hotel with great staff.

    Well done you, and to Leah for letting you do it.

    Robin
  20. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    And make sure the Heater valve fully turns off!!!
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    Sorry Norm, just thought you had hit the 'd' instead of an 'l'. I'm therefore impressed with your typing.
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    Traced it on the map, it all we seems to fit, not sure about the 'odd' bridge? Looking forward to it, see you all on the 7th.

    Internet just returned after a 24 hour or so missing, was beginning...
  23. Re: Northern Drive-Out - Coast & Castles Run, Fri/Sat 7th/8th August 2020

    Yes, but get the prayer mats out now!!!
  24. Re: First step to a Stratos replica build (I am not getting any younger)

    Welcome Ken, you have taken the right step in the first place in joining the enthusiasts in this club, and you will find plenty of information, help and inspiration to consider building, acquiring or...
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    Re: Donnington Testing

    Liegh, yes, I some times have a look at the Flightradar App and the air traffic in and out overnight is phenomenal, and what the pandemic has shown up is the vast amount of air freight that is...
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