swe62

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About swe62

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  • Birthday November 3

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    Toton notts
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    bikes , cars ,trains,planes,the pub ex sidecar racer ,old rover p4

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  1. can anybody else remember knowles motorcycle breakers a bit further down from Gaggs ,he used to have a sunbeam single engine sat on the counter for years
  2. yes you are spot on Ian,Ian and Richard ,john Finn ,Eric Smith and myself used to pal around we went to Le Mans for 29 years on the trot All except me passed on , I can,t remember Cherrys surname for the life of me though ,
  3. Ian Barker was one of my big mates,he died about 3 years ago,we always reckoned that our generations late 40 s to the late 60s had the best times of any other s in the history of the world ,never enslaved ,reasonably out of wars and pretty much free not like the kids of today with cameras watching every move and having to have an adult around all the while
  4. ah tupperware withe ergonomically designed cruet that fell over when you took the pepper out and the salt overbalaced it
  5. only five years late Mick,the Goddards houses offNottingham Rd from Norfolk Rd to Cleveland Ave was called chinatown allegedly because when the rent man asked the kids where their mam was they replied ,shintin
  6. its the yearly White Hart reunion tomorrow 8, oclock on at the Cadland Chilwell if anyone is interested
  7. ayup Spider are you going to the Cadland meet up tomorrow night
  8. we have SWE7L. and. L7SWE ,we,ve had them for years and they have been on loads of cars and vans we have had,
  9. I,ve sold the siddeley as a model t ford project has come up which I always fancied ,I fetched a chassis and some panels from Somerset last weekend and I have located axles ,engine ,gearbox and wheels,next job is to build a body ,it should keep me out of the pub for a bit!
  10. I seem to have bought an Armstrong Siddeley 12 hp 1934 in bits ,does anyone on here know much about them?
  11. the last training course I went on informed us that the latest in the stop start fad is to use tha alternator as a starter and drive through the auxiliary belt to save the cost and weight of a starter motor,come back siba dynastart all is forgiven!
  12. do any of the petrol heads on here have any info on Armstrong Siddeley 12 hp the 1934ish one with a sidevalve 6 cylinder 1400 engine I,ve bought one in a million bits to fettle after I have finished my second p4 Rover
  13. bangers and cash tonight ,gently entertaining
  14. thanks every one i,ll try both ways
  15. does anyone know how to get cuttings from a dog rose we have one in our garden in Devon ,and I want to plant up the boundary fence alongside the footpath adjacent to our house to deter the graffiti boys etc .