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by classiccapsule
Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:11 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings ,Fun at Noddy Towers.

Bet it flew on!
by classiccapsule
Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys National , A Cornish Caper.

Nice one Dave. Glad that you had a good time!
by classiccapsule
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys natterings ,Vusky, Thats all Folks !!!!

That single comment has saved our video recorder from the bin once again! The Ayatollah is not amused. She wants Dirty Dancing on DVD but I'm not budging! Vusky caused more interest than the stuff we were selling Amazing that classic cars can create more interest than bargain priced Ann Summers samp...
by classiccapsule
Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Llangollen 60's Weekend 2013 (more photo's)
Replies: 5
Views: 1979

Re: Llangollen 60's Weekend 2013

Nice photos Martin. Is Mrs Pubcrawler happy to be known as such? Just for future reference :D
by classiccapsule
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys natterings , Old roof rack

Does anybody know what the Surfer Dude has done with Noddy? :D
by classiccapsule
Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys natterings , Vusky wheel colour , ideas please

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Gotto to be red innit?
by classiccapsule
Sun May 05, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings ,Mojo lossage ( along with the brakes

Don`t tell anyone, but I once had all the seals turn themselves inside out on the front of an Imp once, coming down a very steep hill from Brighton. Went straight through a busy crossroads without hitting anything. Lost all the fluid. Still no idea what caused that. I sorted it all at the side of t...
by classiccapsule
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , New Allycats

A car so clean it makes the virgin snow look dirty. Money well spent Dave! :D
by classiccapsule
Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , I BLAME JEFF !!!

I just read this lot and if I was a psychiatrist, I would think I had just seen my first case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Proxy. :shock: Jeff could have Imp sleeper cells all over the UK, activated by a simple whispered word in a phonecall. Leading to people washing cars in the snow naked, p...
by classiccapsule
Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Sunbeam Stiletto with a Kawasaki Engine.
Replies: 505
Views: 163937

Re: Sunbeam Stiletto with a Kawaski Engine.

Wahey, same colour as mine. Claret Metallic-ish. First one I've ever seen :-)
by classiccapsule
Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: My First Imp (First Sprint this Year!)
Replies: 457
Views: 156269

Re: My First Imp (2 more photo's)

Looks really smart Martin, eagerly waiting to see those sidewinders :-)
by classiccapsule
Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , New interior panels for the Singer

In the style of Louis Walsh....

"Noddy, I really loike what you've done there. You made it your own and I think your approach is fresh, exciting and relevant for today."
by classiccapsule
Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Recommended Non Imp Traders
Topic: classic capsule
Replies: 13
Views: 10637

Re: classic capsule

Thanks to everyone who posted. :oops: , for the kind words and the work.

We do our very best to provide a decent service making the little things that no-one else would bother making, because as we all know, the devil is in the detail....

Proud suppliers of absolute nothing to Classic Car Rescue :D
by classiccapsule
Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , A bit Negative

Must have been the way I wrote camber :D
by classiccapsule
Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , A bit Negative

Well, enthused by the National and deciding to deal with my inclination to be negative head on, I saw Noddy's post and decided I would give it a go. Got to work and soon had the Chamois in bits. Sadly I hadn't got some of the parts I needed, so as my hands were dirty, Sandra said she'd drop into the...
by classiccapsule
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings ,Singer , some interior shots

Nice job Noddy. Even Mrs Doubtfire would be chuffed!
by classiccapsule
Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imp sidecar unit
Replies: 20
Views: 9927

Re: Imp sidecar unit

Wow, when you look at something like that, you realise why it hurts so much when you come off and the importance of knowing when to let go! :shock:
by classiccapsule
Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Coventry fish and chip run
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

Re: Coventry fish and chip run

We too had a great time. I might have had the smallest co-driver, but Millie was great on reading the directions. Don't tell her that I just followed the yellow car in front though :D

Many thanks to Dave & Lynda, really enjoyed ourselves!
by classiccapsule
Fri May 11, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: My First Imp (First Sprint this Year!)
Replies: 457
Views: 156269

Re: My First Imp

Glad that you're under way. That colour is growing on me too!
by classiccapsule
Tue May 08, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Imp Garage
Replies: 37
Views: 9606

Re: Imp Garage

Had it put up at Xmas and just midway through decorating. Presently looking for some Castrol scatter cushions!

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by classiccapsule
Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:49 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Airbase wing and wheels. Coventry Airport 29 April.
Replies: 24
Views: 5503

Re: Airbase wing and wheels. Coventry Airport 29 April.

Glad that you decided against it and stayed indoors. The sunshine here this morning makes it a bit aggravating! We did think about you, as it was howling here and rained solid all day. I felt that guilty, I still woke up at 7 to see if there was a chance the forecast was wrong. The rain blasting aga...
by classiccapsule
Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings , BEY , the evolution , pic heavy

Personally, I'm a big fan of the curly blonde bob.... :D
by classiccapsule
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8085

Re: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

Tell you what, I can see that plate coming off. If it wasn't a Brummie plate, I'd skim it now. Even the old boy up the road was giving me a tug the other day... :D
by classiccapsule
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8085

Re: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

Many thanks for all the positive feedback. It's not perfect, but it's nice and brings a smile now... I got the trims with the car, but I had no idea where they went and neither did the body man. It was only when Noddy enlightened me after it was sprayed that I understood. I'll probably take them off...
by classiccapsule
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8085

Re: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

Hello Drew... The wife would have me eliminated. I might get eliminated for even answering the question :D
by classiccapsule
Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8085

Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

Nearly there.... Respray, new carpets, painted the seatframes, new seatbelts (cheers Noddy!), wood relaquered, replaced carbs and exhaust, , electronic distributor, detailed and cleaned the engine, rewrapped the loom, just a few bits left to do.... If anybody has some really nice bumpers and a rear ...
by classiccapsule
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy"
Replies: 625
Views: 137359

Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy"

They just fit about an inch back from the pivot point of the quarter light. Just don't go mad with the tightening of the grub screws and the little plastic gasket. I never use the quarter lights, so not being able to use them is fine for me... Sorry I haven't sent you a photo, I haven't been down th...
by classiccapsule
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy"
Replies: 625
Views: 137359

Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy"

That looks the business, cancel the respray!
by classiccapsule
Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Recommended Non Imp Traders
Topic: Carb Specialist In West Mids who does call outs!
Replies: 0
Views: 2551

Carb Specialist In West Mids who does call outs!

I was way out of my depth on a pair of recon Strombergs. Ready to pitch them and buy a Weber. Car was immobile and it was looking bleak to say the least... The I rang a chap I saw advertising on eBay in Lichield. Came out for £30 plus £35 an hour (we're a 40 mile round trip from Lichfield!) on a Sat...
by classiccapsule
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Hello Basil, Many thanks! The original colour was Claret Metallic 126. However the body man pointed out that in fact it wasn't correct as it had pearlescent paint on. They matched it to a Renault Colour, so that's what it got resprayed with, Funny thing is, when I first had it I ordered a touch-up w...
by classiccapsule
Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Thanks for all the nice comments and encouragement folks. Much appreciated. More than makes up for when I re-arranged the luggage space to get a few breakdown bit in before the National, shut the bonnet and couldn't get it open again. :oops: :twisted: Cally you're welcome anytime, just drop us a lin...
by classiccapsule
Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Many thanks for looking from the US :) They are 12" D1's. Not a lot of tyre choice at 12" and suspect I should have gone for 13" to gain a better selection of tyres. I'll try and do some interior shots this weekend. Let me know what areas you're particularly interested in and I'll make sure I cover ...
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings ,More heater fan mods

That's set me thinking. I've seen a big air intake somewhere in my mate's garage. I think I may relieve him of that!
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Cheers Charlotte. If you want his number let me know....
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Hello Baz,

Thanks for that. I think so. I've heard the name mentioned previously....
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Cheers Drew, I'd appreciate that...
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Hello Mark,

Small world. They probably heard us go past about 1pm. I made it all the way up in 3rd. Last time I tried with the old dizzy, it was 2nd then 3rd, then back to 2nd all the way up. I was delighted!

Whereabouts are you?
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Re: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Cheers Drew! To be fair, it doesn't look that different from National Day, just all the same colour now :D

It's a Chamois 1968 saloon. I need a black seat base with the pleats running forward....
by classiccapsule
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!
Replies: 19
Views: 3855

Our Sunbeam Stiletto - A Day Out and the Story So Far!

Noddy has asked me a few times to post some photos and as the weather was so good today, we took the day off. Drove up through Hagley, round through Kinver, up to Bridgnorth, stopped for a coffee. Then on to Cleobury Mortimer, up onto the Clee Hills for a couple of photos and a sandwich, down to Ten...
by classiccapsule
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Engine lid buffers .
Replies: 5942
Views: 1264376

Re: Noddys Natterings ,On the up

You can't help thinking that the bloke that designed the stickers, thought "12 boxes, that'll look about right..." laid it all out and after he had filled 10 boxes was struggling a bit, so he hit one with a hammer for the last one...