Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by SEIZE » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:03 am

I knew Simon German , he lived at or near Louth at the time ,but we are talking decades ago.He moved away and haven't seen him for a very long time.One of his R16 s a Sea Green Metallic TX is owned by a RCCC member up in County Durham.Another of his cars an early phase one GL went to Ireland.My restoration project 16 KOO 153 J has been out for a spin today into the pleasant Leicestershire country side , Northamptonshire is full of houses now , building them everywhere ,when I was young Northamptonshire used to be a pleasant rural county ,but not any longer !
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by The Reverend Bluejeans » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:36 am

It was in Louth. Back when Estate cars were Estate cars, I filled the back of our Granada 2.3 GL Estate DUD2V with four doors, rear axle assembly and a gearbox. He was practically giving the stuff away.

The green TX was there, a very late one on a T plate iirc. They were just worthless then - strange to think it was just ten years old at the time.
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Junkman » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:08 am

The Reverend Bluejeans wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:36 am
It was in Louth. Back when Estate cars were Estate cars
That's so last century.
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by The Reverend Bluejeans » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:28 pm

And that's a bad thing because.............?
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Junkman » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:01 pm

It's a good thing!
Everything was better and nicer back then.
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Junkman » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:29 am

In preparation of our upcoming epic* journey, I ordered some genuine Renault parts.
I learned this from Squire Dawson.

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I'm sick and tired of that Chinese rubbish.


Sadly I was unable to obtain a genuine oil filter, so I ordered an Italian replacement in the hope it's actually made there. But I will see whether I find any proper ones at Mezidon-Canon.
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by fried onions » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:51 am

Ooh, look at that packaging!
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Eddie Honda » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:25 pm

I just fit Volvo 3/4" threaded oil filters on my old Cleons. (I also fit those filters to Reliants).
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Junkman » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:37 pm

Yeah, that's what I got now. An Italian Ovlov filter. Fucking globalisation bollox.
Will stock up on original NOS Renault ones if available at Mezidon-Canon.

Want some too?
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Re: Unparallel Renault 16 Happenings

Post by Eddie Honda » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:11 pm

Thanks, but my stocks are high. Plus post 1984 they went to M20 thread. My Volvo filters are made in Germany.

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