Recent content by RedBarchetta

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    3500 Brake Calipers

    Same one as you saw about 4/5 years ago. Nearly ready for the road at long last.
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    Recommendations for a car upholsterer who can re-trim a black flat pleat leather interior?

    One of the nicest retrim jobs I think I've seen on a P6, looks indistinguishable from factory finish.
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    3500 Brake Calipers

    Does anyone have a full set of serviceable front and rear calipers they're willing to sell? Common sense says buy recon exchange units but they're a little beyond my budget for the foreseeable future. Thanks in advance.
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    Series 1 rear doors

    Not quite the same, no anti burst pins on series one 2000s if I remember right?
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    It is Raymond Mays and I'm guessing the racing car is probably one of his own BRMs.
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    When was this engine used?

    Plenum chamber appears to be the type used on the Triumph TR8 prototypes?
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    Dismantling hydraulic lifter

    A method I employ to clean tappets is to soak each one individually in thinners in a glass spice jar, they're the ideal size. This also means the tappets can be kept in order if desired, only downside of course is trying to find sixteen of them.
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    Given the number of people who use the Retro Rides forum, it might be worthwhile sharing this information on their 'Stolen' section? Best of luck.
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    just seen this on flickr.

    Found this, caption next to the picture reads 'Colin Welland with the Z-Cars cast':
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    just seen this on flickr.

    A little confusing that picture, Colin Welland ( third from right) was in Z-Cars but not Softly Softly so not sure why he's there.
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    Number Plate P6 WJK - anyone interested?

    A nice plate but I think it can only be transferred onto a car 1996 or newer?
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    Clutch master location for conversion

    What a brilliantly simple solution, I wish I'd thought of that years ago when I did my conversion.
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    Two Rover P6 Estates

    Can't recall having seen a Lunar Grey one before, very nice indeed.
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    Spot the P6

    Petrol cars will vanish in 8 years, says US report
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    My 3500s project - future daily drive

    Nice pictures. We had our family holiday down there on a couple of occasions late '70s/early '80s in our 2000 TC. For some reason (possibly because it was the most direct route) my dad always chose to use Porlock Hill on our way to Ilfracombe. In those days there were signs on certain parts of...