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    original indicators on a rover 1949 P3/75 sedan.

    Derrick, don't forget to also add in a 4 way emergency switch, so they will flap left and right ........just to show you are not sure what direction you are going :D Clive
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    How Far Have You Driven Your P6

    35 yrs ago with my first P6 spent 10 days on the road Victoria, BC to southern Oregon,Nevada,Utah which included a run at Bonneville, I did have to stop to fix an oil leak but had gasket paper with me a full toolbox and 2 1/2 ton floor jack. 10 yrs later one in winter were we froze using credit...
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    Rejuvenating (very dry) leather seats

    "sunlight" bar soap which is pure soap with a nail brush works well surprising what it lifts off and won't damage anything
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    CARBURETTOR BK SYNCHROMETER/AIRFLOW METER/BALANCER

    Ban306, thanks for the tips. on the rover I have always found the adjustment screws somewhat difficult for the back carb very little room. in that they are a double nut to loosen off, some that just have the spring to apply tension easier, but one has to realise over the years they can become...
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    Car ramps.

    I have these after years using metal ramps with were to narrow and would slip on the ground. these are a composite plastic 16,000 lbs work great on the Range Rover at almost 6,000, they don't slip and are nice and wide very stable. I have a sloping driveway so I use that to my advantage
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    CARBURETTOR BK SYNCHROMETER/AIRFLOW METER/BALANCER

    harveyp6, yes that something i haven't removed before will give it a try.
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    CARBURETTOR BK SYNCHROMETER/AIRFLOW METER/BALANCER

    harveyp6, i actually have a Crypton it wont fit on the rear carb not enough room. but it looks like the BK might work, i noticed there is adapter as well. worth a try. and thanks for the suggestions Clive
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    CARBURETTOR BK SYNCHROMETER/AIRFLOW METER/BALANCER

    cobraboy, that would be most helpful, yes i have used the tubes before, my hearing isnt as good as used to be 20 yrs playing in pipeband. the Uni-Syn had one before, the advantage with one that fits inside leaves your hands free. Clive
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    CARBURETTOR BK SYNCHROMETER/AIRFLOW METER/BALANCER

    if you have the SU HS 8 carbs what flow meters are you using, would these work as you know there is very little room to work with any suggestions appreciated would this one work below Clive
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    Door glass seals / rubbers

    i orderd waist seals and door rubbers through a business (ABC ALL BRITISH CARS Parts) now defunct run by Ruth Burgess out of Vancouver she is a member of the Cdn Rover Club, i believe she got them from OLD SCOTT`S rubbers from AUS, they are certainly well made and maybe stiffer than original...
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    new member in the colonies

    Graeme, we have the largest collection in Canada at one place, the German artillery is made up of actual war trophies from WW1 and 2, Canada sent out 2200 pieces after WW1 to various communities across the country most still exist, ther has been a push to get them restored and better looked...
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    new member in the colonies

    Peter, i know of the Scott`s but never seen one here, there is a old collector in Victoria were i lived before here that had quite a collection don't know if he had one but he did have a Brough Superior . the Ariel square four friend of mine just picked up a 57 with "Easy Rider" handlebars!! i...
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    new member in the colonies

    Peter, the LE is fun very smooth and the club support is excellent don't laugh i went from a Norton Commando 850 to LE quite a contrast in power. i now have two shaft drive bike`s the other the 52 Sunbeam S8 funny coincidence. i did get my seals from Wins for the moment had to slice the rubber...
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    new member in the colonies

    Peter, turning a spanner this year i had to get some things repaired you all know how it goes, our problem here is we have only 6 months driving weather mother nature dictates we take a break in winter. the hydraulics have been the most challenging aspect on the TC, finally i seem to have the...
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    San Diego Carlsbad Cars and Coffee

    amcdonald that primrose colour looks so good on these cars mine was that originally tempted some time to put it back from red present colour the fitting on the grill "ice alert" i have the same but round mine is a 69 TC Clive
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    new member in the colonies

    the Landy has that because at one time i had a TVR 280i hence the plate, the TC is wearing "Rhubarb" plates..........Bonneville was quite something it was so flat and the markers along the salt, the salt is very rough just like coarse concrete but not very thick. here are the other members of...
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    new member in the colonies

    i stand corrected yes it should be a 3 L six grey moment !!!!
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    new member in the colonies

    been a big fan of the rovers over the years presently live in Brandon, Manitoba, home to almost no Rovers, except i know of one MkIII 3 1/2 Litre. when i lived in Victoria, BC had a 68 2000TC had great adventures with it even did a 10 day tour of the north western states, including a run at...
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