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  Topic: Stromberg Carbutettor
Howard Evans

Replies: 3
Views: 13345

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 9:46 am   Subject: Stromberg Carbutettor
Thanks Alan
  Topic: Stromberg Carbutettor
Howard Evans

Replies: 3
Views: 13345

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Mon May 02, 2022 11:48 am   Subject: Stromberg Carbutettor
Just following up my article in the magazine re fitting the Stromberg CD 150 to the Ford 1500 PCF.

I've done 4 tankloads now. Mean consumption is 45mpg, the plugs are clean, exhaust pipe light grey ...
  Topic: Local meeting
Howard Evans

Replies: 9
Views: 19558

PostForum: Local Events   Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2022 9:14 am   Subject: Local meeting
Sounds like a plan!
  Topic: Local meeting
Howard Evans

Replies: 9
Views: 19558

PostForum: Local Events   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2022 10:24 pm   Subject: Oulton Park
Last time I went (maybe 3 years back) if was a classic racer plus Ferrari day. Excellent if we could attend similar
  Topic: Local meeting
Howard Evans

Replies: 9
Views: 19558

PostForum: Local Events   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2022 9:48 am   Subject: Oulton Park
Excellent Idea!

Howard
  Topic: window winder
Howard Evans

Replies: 8
Views: 21043

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2021 7:02 am   Subject: window winder
Thanks Tony!
  Topic: rochdale olympic spares
Howard Evans

Replies: 1
Views: 11638

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:46 pm   Subject: Spares Officer
Thanks Keith,

Just reiterating Keith's message, if anyone has available space of the equivalent of a large shed or half a single garage to accommodate the parts and wishes to join the Committee in ...
  Topic: window winder
Howard Evans

Replies: 8
Views: 21043

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:39 pm   Subject: Window Mechanisms
Hello Paul,

Some years ago Tony Stanton sent me a picture of a repair kit for window winders supplied by (I think) Willmot Breeden.

I infer that most British (or at least BL) cars from the 50s t ...
  Topic: window winder
Howard Evans

Replies: 8
Views: 21043

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 8:23 am   Subject: Olympic Window Winders
Hello Paul,

I used a Marina rear door assembly bought new off Ebay. It's not 100% interchangeable but was OK with a couple of components being transferred from the old mechanism

Regards,

Howa ...
  Topic: Phase 2 under bonnet temperatures.
Howard Evans

Replies: 19
Views: 64823

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:00 pm   Subject: Underbonnet temperatures
I realise I never followed this up from few years back. Apologies.

Just to update, I removed the heatshield from the manifold/carb flange as it caused air leaks.

So now I have:- summer thermosta ...
  Topic: Handbrake: Uncomfortable
Howard Evans

Replies: 39
Views: 69395

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:33 am   Subject: Olympic Handbrake
Good Morning Dave/Alan

Couldn't open the garage due to snow, but here's a general interior shot I took a while back.

Thanks,

Howard
https://i.postimg.cc/xJGW0B5q/ROC.jpg
  Topic: Handbrake: Uncomfortable
Howard Evans

Replies: 39
Views: 69395

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:21 pm   Subject: Olympic Handbrake
Hello Dave,

Yes I'll take a few over the weekend and post them (now I know how)!

Thanks,

Howard
  Topic: Handbrake: Uncomfortable
Howard Evans

Replies: 39
Views: 69395

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:02 pm   Subject: Olympic Handbrake
https://i.postimg.cc/2qCQPPjK/DSCN0056.jpg

Third time lucky?
  Topic: Handbrake: Uncomfortable
Howard Evans

Replies: 39
Views: 69395

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:12 pm   Subject: Olypic Handbrake
Hello Alan,

When I do what you suggest (as I did yesterday) a text string appears in the message box relating to the picture, but not the picture itself. If I then click 'preview' the picture appea ...
  Topic: Handbrake: Uncomfortable
Howard Evans

Replies: 39
Views: 69395

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:00 pm   Subject: Olympic Handbrake
Hello Alan,

I trust that the picture has come across (not done it previously). As positioned, the brake lever falls naturally to hand with no thought about it being in an inappropriate location.
...
 
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