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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:39 pm 
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Episode 15 is due out today. I'm posting this from work so I don't access to YouTube.
Tonight at 20:00

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:22 pm 
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And HERE it is.

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2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:09 pm 
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just watched it, very good as usual :thumbsup:

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:02 pm 
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Next episode due out tomorrow!

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'91 Cavalier 2ltr 8v auto
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:56 pm 
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No sign of it yet...

Edit: It has now been posted and HERE it is.

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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:20 pm 
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Wonder if there are any modern heater blower motors that would fit a dolly.

PAS method looks adaptable, but I'll give it a miss :lol:

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:39 pm 
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Wonder if there are any modern heater blower motors that would fit a dolly.

PAS method looks adaptable, but I'll give it a miss :lol:
Something like that Rover 25 motor could probably be made to fit the fan case in a Dolomite.

But on the PAS, you'd still have to find a suitable power rack AND the space under the engine to fit it. Plus, those electro/hydraulic pumps are real power hogs. You'd need a 140amp alternator to run it!

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'78 Sprint Auto with Vauxhall Omega 2.2 16v engine EGP 247T (The Dolomega)
'91 Cavalier 2ltr 8v auto
'95 Cavalier 2ltr 16v auto
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:47 pm 
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Episode 17 is HERE.

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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

"There is only one way to avoid criticsm: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing." Aristotle


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:50 pm 
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Episode 18 is HERE

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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

"There is only one way to avoid criticsm: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing." Aristotle


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:25 am 
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Episode 18 is HERE
And now we all know how to improve the wipers on our cars. Looks dead easy :lol:

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:21 pm 
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Episode 18 is HERE
And now we all know how to improve the wipers on our cars. Looks dead easy :lol:
QUESTION! "Hey Nick, how come you do all this wonderful but unnecessarily complicated fabrication work on all your projects?"

ANSWER:- "Because I CAN, of course!!!!!"

Steve

PS, Rain sensing wipers is just plain DECADENT!!!!!

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'78 Sprint Auto with Vauxhall Omega 2.2 16v engine EGP 247T (The Dolomega)
'91 Cavalier 2ltr 8v auto
'95 Cavalier 2ltr 16v auto
Spectrum Auto Services, Servicing, Repairs, MOT prep. Apprentice served Triumph Specialist for 45 years and home of Maverick Triumph.PM for more info or quotes.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:34 am 
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I hate rain sensing wipers slightest bit of rain and they are on full chat, does my head in.

First thing I do when I get a new company car is turn them off!

Great fabrication as always but come on I want to see more progress to getting it running.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:06 pm 
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Episode 19 is HERE

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Meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Hollies Sports & Social Club, 12 Hough Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3NE
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (NYE 751L - The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (MA08 WCL - the modern)
Former stable of SAY 414M (1974 Toledo), GRH 244D (1966 1300fwd), CDB 324L (1973 1500fwd), GGN 573J (1971 1500fwd), DCP 625S (1977 Dolomite 1300) & LCG 367N (1975 Dolomite Sprint) plus 5 Acclaims and that's just the Triumphs!

Check my blog at http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com

"There is only one way to avoid criticsm: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing." Aristotle


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