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by Martin K
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale
Topic: FF on eBay
Replies: 18
Views: 3887

Re: FF on eBay

Seller does say phone for details or come and look. Just told me"Front passenger inner wing collapsed when strapped on trailer Folded front over on corner :(( needs new inner wing :lol: That was most unfortunate as but for strapping it to the trailer it wouldn't have needed the inner wing.... :D
by Martin K
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Jensen Meeting in Saxony - September 2017
Replies: 259
Views: 36668

Re: Jensen Meeting in Saxony - September 2017

Wishing everyone a great trip and given the weather wishing for dry distributor caps and plug leads and wet beer glasses! Sorry to be missing it - lots of photos please! Hope it all comes together for you Jens. :D
by Martin K
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars
Replies: 47
Views: 5409

Re: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars

What about trucks and buses? Does anyone really believe they will be going electric? I don't take this 2040 date seriously, it's just a fantasy target to appease the complainers. I think trucks might. If a 40 tonne truck has to have a 3 tonne battery (and so 37 tonne load) the economics would still...
by Martin K
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars
Replies: 47
Views: 5409

Re: How Will This Impact on Classic Cars

Batteries are improving at great speed but are set to make very rapid advancement in the coming years. The car manufacturers are now starting to drive the process forward as the see the future as electric and want to protect their brands as best possible. The problem will be if all cars are electric...
by Martin K
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: engine storage advise
Replies: 5
Views: 776

Re: engine storage advise

I suggest you drain the existing oil - not just top it up. New clean oil will not have contaminants in it and will do better. existing oil may already have been in there for decades.
by Martin K
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a "car" for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 1259

Re: Not a "car" for sale

Chris_R wrote:"fans".
Very technical :D
by Martin K
Wed May 17, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What boat do you have, or have had.
Replies: 18
Views: 2609

Re: What boat do you have, or have had.

Kevin, it always disturbed me in your signature to see the words Yam, inflatable and wife in that sequence not knowing that a Yam inflatable was a boat and just hoping that you really had put the comma in the right place and that one of your "toys" wasn't an inflatable wife! Ditto! I firs...
by Martin K
Sat May 13, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name That Car
Replies: 1093
Views: 148629

Re: Name That Car

VW Phaeton :)
by Martin K
Wed May 03, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4000Km South African trip in 2 Mk3 Interceptors
Replies: 33
Views: 3739

Re: 4000Km South African trip in 2 Mk3 Interceptors

Well done on your trip. Stunning countryside and great photos - must have been a great trip. I enjoyed the read thanks.
by Martin K
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic cars on the road
Replies: 6289
Views: 903491

Re: Classic cars on the road

After a week in Santa Monica CA there was endless choice but one old one (a truck I know rather than a car but very charming in its rusty state and one future classic outside my hoterll its owner came out shortly (Arnold Schwarzenegger).
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by Martin K
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale
Topic: Mk 1 Int 115/2902 at auction
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Mk 1 Int 115/2902 at auction

Hi Dunc, Just going through old posts as finally found the time to respond to messages. Sorry you never bid on this. I too had a nightmare bidding on the car. The auction had an end time of 12.32pm and because there seemed to be loads of bidders it kept going! I eventually bought the car. Its not b...
by Martin K
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this MK111 still around
Replies: 21
Views: 3568

Re: Is this MK111 still around

zacmarshall wrote:What gets me is all the letters of complaint and then they go on to buy another one..
Says the man with 8 types of Jensens listed in his signature - guess they got the bug too despite the frustrations :D
by Martin K
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: FF Mk1 119/139
Replies: 36
Views: 6766

Re: FF Mk1 119/139

Lovely! Congratulations and enjoy!
by Martin K
Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Connolly Vaumol / HVL leather
Replies: 6
Views: 1189

Re: Connolly Vaumol / HVL leather

Hi Zac - it is my understanding that Rejen used Connolly Vaumol on Montpellier's FF and only the best went into that car.

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