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About DavidR

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    Average Joe Driver
  • Birthday 19/03/1951

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  • Car Details
    1991 SEiW 1850 CVH
  • My Location
    South of Petersfield

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  1. DavidR

    South Hampshire and IOW

    Hi, What time were people thinking of being there? Will do my best to attend.
  2. Saw a post a few days ago about headlights with daytime running lights from Aliexpress. I was on my tablet and thought I'd read it carefully on my desktop but I can't find it now. Have tried searching on Aliexpress, headlights, headlamps, http etc but still can't locate it. Anyone got a clue for me please. thanks.
  3. DavidR

    New member saying hi

    Hi and welcome to another westie owner in South Hants. I am about 9 miles north of Portsmouth and have a '91 SEiW, you're welcome to come and look, take notes / pics etc if it's any use. I am usually up for a pint and a natter. email is davidrestell@@@yahoo.co.uk (remove the extra @ symbols)
  4. DavidR

    No Claims Bonus following a Company Car

    I was able to get a letter from the leasing company for the car scheme stating "x" years accident free and was able to get a discounted quote from a broker.
  5. DavidR

    Building My XI

    Just a thought, having had an A series that was impossible to start. Check that the rotor arm is at cylinder 1 plug lead when cyl 1 is at tdc with both valves closed. If the engine has been rebuilt it is possible to get the distributor drive one or more teeth out and not have enough swing on the dizzie to get a spark at the right cylinder. I changed the plug leads round on the dizzie cap rather than dismantle drive.
  6. Retired early at 59, and used the skills the company didn't want to go freelance. Ended up with a years work back at my previous employer at twice the salary, then a couple of contracts at a substantial premium to emplyed rate. Found that the cost of marketing / schmoozing potential clients to be high and then they wanted to make their lack of planning my emergency, so found i could cope on pension and shut down company. Much rejoicing at home.
  7. DavidR

    WSCC Umbrellas - ORDER BEFORE 21st Dec 11am

    Mine arrived this morning, good piece of kit.
  8. DavidR

    WSCC Umbrellas - ORDER BEFORE 21st Dec 11am

    Ordered mine, painless.
  9. DavidR

    Rosberg worthy F1 champion 2016?

    Rosberg is the champion because he scored more points and deserves it because he scored more points. Hamilton may well be considered the best driver but circumstances caused him to score fewer points. For me, Lewis falls into the same camp as Schumacher, both brilliant drivers but not likeable; their manner and attitudes in racing colour their appeal for me. As an aside, if the Honda engine had been better then Jenson or Alonso might have been champion but what ifs don't count in F1.
  10. When walking my dog along green lanes and BOATs (Byways Open to All Traffic) I often find bike lights that have fallen off their fixings, recently have started finding sport minicams, (not a Gopro yet although I did find one of those at a Toughmudder event). Wishing to return it to its owner I look to see what videos etc are on the SD card. Just boring green lane stuff. Men in blue are not interested and have closed most of our local stations to the public so not easy to hand it in. So a suggestion, why not record a video / photo of your name and address or phone number and leave it on there when the new videos are downloaded then I could have returned it. Just a thought given westy owners seem to attach Gopro etc to roll bars and things. Have fun David
  11. DavidR

    1920's Jowett - it's a shame!

    Is it the SU carb?
  12. DavidR

    WSCC Umbrellas - ORDER BEFORE 21st Dec 11am

    I'll have one.
  13. DavidR

    Battery post dilemma

    I used an allen bolt screwed into the post and tightened, then the bolt/post pair screwed into the battery terminal and tightened with allen key. No issues over last 15 years with loosening.
  14. DavidR

    Wonder why this car has a fuel and brake problem

    It also looks like the diff isn't bolted to the prop, can't see any bolts.
  15. DavidR

    Virginia tivo

    Does this help? http://help.virginmedia.com/system/selfservice.controller?CMD=VIEW_ARTICLE&ARTICLE_ID=2530&CURRENT_CMD=SEARCH&CONFIGURATION=1001&PARTITION_ID=1&USERTYPE=1&LANGUAGE=en&COUNTY=us&VM_CUSTOMER_TYPE=Cable PIN for Recorded ProgrammesWhen you first have your TiVo installed it’s set to prompt for the PIN when watching recorded programmes that have been recorded after 9pm. To turn this off for most recordings Press Home on your TiVo remote Select Help & Settings Choose Parental Controls Enter your PIN Choose Request a PIN to Watch Recordings Choose Do not request a PIN

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