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About Wobblyprop

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    1997 SeiW 2L Zetec on 45s - Re-building.
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    Cheddar, Somerset

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  1. Wobblyprop

    Breakdown cover? AA alternatives?

    Well, I chose Autoaid in the end due to recommendations here. My son needed them today; they came quite quickly for a weekend and were fantastic, bringing the car home and pushing it up the drive for us (broken release bearing suspected). Thanks to all who replied.
  2. Hi Folks, I'm looking for an alternative for my AA cover for the tin tops, for me, my wife and one of our sons. The AA price is going up crazily for no apparent reason. We have 'Roadside' and 'Relay'. Any ideas? I learnt about A-Plan insurance for the Westie on the forum, so I thought someone might know about breakdown cover too.
  3. Wobblyprop

    Santa wants welding helmet

    Many thanks Gentlemen. It's so helpful to receive personal recommendations for kit which is new to me.
  4. Wobblyprop

    Santa wants welding helmet

    Hi Folks, I have an idea for a welder for Xmas. Would like to hear recommendations for helmet. Flip-up or auto-darkening,... brand? Steve.
  5. Might be interested if you can tell me the offset for sure (it's stamped on the rims) and it's the same on all wheels. Where in the country are you?
  6. Wobblyprop

    phone external batteries

    Yup. Anker and RAVpower. Both good and from Amazon.
  7. Wobblyprop

    Learner driver insurance?

    Hi Folks. my 17 year old is due to begin scaring us all by learning to drive. Does anyone know the best way to set about getting insurance for him? We'll be buying a small engined car. Having him bust my full NCB isn't attractive, but what's the cost of his own insurance? Anyone been thro' this recently and can advise? Cheers, Steve.
  8. Wobblyprop

    Identifying Front / Rear Shocks

    The springs set the height, not the shocks... unless you've manged to pull a shock out to its limit (unlikely).
  9. Wobblyprop

    Erm, drilling a hole

    The step drill was the winner from my point of view - Very neat hole, minimal tidy up needed. Slow the drill down as you go up in size. Was on about 500rpm at 24mm with cutting fluid and all was well. For smaller holes in softer stuff you could maybe do up to 5mm (hence 10 if you flip it), but the max thickness for steel is quoted at 3mm and I think that sounds right. Thanks for all suggestions.
  10. Wobblyprop

    Erm, drilling a hole

    Well I've done that with 1mm aluminium , but 3mm steel? Seems much harder stuff.
  11. Wobblyprop

    Erm, drilling a hole

    What's the simplest way to get a 2cm dia hole in a piece of 3mm steel? Access no issue. Hand tools.
  12. Wobblyprop

    iplayer message on Samsung smart TV

    If you're already an Amazon Prime member as I was, then the no-brainer is the Firestick (£40 as you say) or the more powerful Fire TV (£80).
  13. 195/50/15 ET35 is the biggest I can get on my 97 fixed arch car. Looks cool though !
  14. Wobblyprop

    Canon colour printer

    I bought this for my son who's an amateur photographer. He loves it. Plus if he hasn't broken it yet, then it's a good 'un.
  15. Wobblyprop

    Seiw Rar Disc? What are off ?

    Yes same here. Escort Mk3/4 _fronts_ on my 98 SEiW _rears_.

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