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by John F
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: EBay Finds
Replies: 2752
Views: 108832

Re: EBay Finds

One-and-a-half, John....None of your decimals on a Nuffield Riley....Even when they adopted Frog-ness they still spelled it out... Riley-One-Point-Five-badge.jpg It is indeed nice script, and I thank you for that anecdote from the latter days of our once-great Empire, but that doesn't change the fa...
by John F
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: EBay Finds
Replies: 2752
Views: 108832

Re: EBay Finds

Oof. Would.

I do like a Riley (especially of the Rachel variety), although I imagine a 1.5 would be fairly leisurely.
by John F
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourselves
Topic: Hi, my name's Des and I'm an autoholic.
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Hi, my name's Des and I'm an autoholic.

'Ey up Des, welcome to the beige-replacement bus service.

There's a pile of Invacars in the corner, feel free to burn as many of them as you want.
by John F
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: What did you do today?
Replies: 1646
Views: 71994

Re: What did you do today?

MLOR wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:06 pm
Pressure washed out the engine bay of the Discovery of Doom.
Fek me there was a 200Tdi under all that muck!
Shoveled off the drive afterwards.
A mate of mine is selling a 200 Tdi for spares / repairs, if you're interested. I think he's after £450 for it.
by John F
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: What was your first crash in?
Replies: 42
Views: 570

Re: What was your first crash in?

Anyone that kills a Metro is a friend of mine.

Fucking shitboxes.
by John F
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: What was your first crash in?
Replies: 42
Views: 570

Re: What was your first crash in?

My old 1977 Mark 2 Escort 1.3L. I managed to get through the tiny gap between the oncoming bus & the parked car, the fella that was trying to race me hit my rear offside quarter and the nearside front of the bus, utterly wrecking his Mk 2 Escort. Actually, it turned out to be his bird's. Bet she was...
by John F
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: What did you do today?
Replies: 1646
Views: 71994

Re: What did you do today?

Drum wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:01 pm
Is one still allowed to call them gaylanders or should I book myself in to the work's diversity training that's happening tomorrow?
I think it's OK if you make sure you've bummed something that identifies as male beforehand.
by John F
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Hooli to reception please.
Replies: 14
Views: 314

Re: Hooli to reception please.

^ That sounds scarily like a ransom note...

:-D
by John F
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Car crash pics and update
Replies: 46
Views: 862

Re: Car crash pics and update

CLINT wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 pm
you can take them down the tip.
EFA...
by John F
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Motorised Conveyances
Topic: Car crash pics and update
Replies: 46
Views: 862

Re: Car crash pics and update

treehugger wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:18 pm
Hey dont dis citroens, my cuz had a xsara as a quick replace for something else, it was ok till a drunk driver hit it whilst it was parked up. Wallowed going round corners though.
They're a hideous piece of wank, and they have no place on a motoring forum except as an object of vilification.