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by ylee coyote
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader

there is always sunday ......
by ylee coyote
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National 2019 - Area centre needs
Replies: 19
Views: 2827

Re: National 2019 - Area centre needs

Clan Owners Club
3.6m X 3.6m gazebo (beer tent)
Plus a 7m motorhome
by ylee coyote
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Clan Gathering 30th june 10 am to 4 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 666

Clan Gathering 30th june 10 am to 4 pm

There will be a clan gathering at the rootes heritage centre near Banbury There will be an AGM of the Clan Owners Club at 12 noon However all guests are welcome Lets see how many Clans we can get in one place If you like what you see ,you may like to join the Owners club and volunteer for something ...
by ylee coyote
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 6738

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

Ist Imp Ecosse ,Big thanks to the organisers ,well done ! we were only there for the Saturday run out (cut short by mechanical maladies ) but the instructions were spot on ,The venue was great and spectacularly good value The wife loved it too ,so a result Colin the clan fared badly by flattening hi...
by ylee coyote
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 6738

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

bazzateer wrote:Chamois strapped down on the trailer ready for an early start tomorrow. Hope to be at the hotel by mid afternoon. :D
I am trailering the clan too
From googlemaps there seems to be plenty parking round the hotel
Where are you planning to park/ stash the trailer ?
by ylee coyote
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Clan JO JASON - New Mirror indicators
Replies: 150
Views: 29242

Re: Clan JO JASON - DOOR PICS for DOM

Cheers ! ,My drivers door beam is in remarkably good condition with no rust at all ,I suspect it was replaced at some time as the passenger door beam is almost exactly like yours As my door key is not attached to the lock in any way ,I fitted central locking with the actuator acting vertically on th...
by ylee coyote
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Clan JO JASON - New Mirror indicators
Replies: 150
Views: 29242

Re: Clan JO JASON - DOOR PICS for DOM

Oh my your door beam is a bit rusty! Mine must have been replaced at some time ...
On picture 8 there is a rod going to a bell crank with a Black metal pin attached ,I am assuming that is the internal lock ?
Mine is missing ....
by ylee coyote
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 6738

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

We have booked for the Saturday night

What is the skinny on raffle prizes ,should we bring one ?

Clan004
by ylee coyote
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 28153

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Check out that engine ...
Eat yer tea off that

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by ylee coyote
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 28153

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

There will be a Motorhome space opening up ,Unfortunately we have had to cancel under doctors orders ....
Gutted
Have a great time everybody and see you next year .....
(the clan was looking sooo good too )
by ylee coyote
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 28153

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

The shrewsbury option then , our route planner had avoided the a49 first section and was routing us near Wrexham , I call this the Demon Tweeks route , but for some reason it is taking us down a b road off the a49 for little gain I can see , it connects back on to the a 4112 I will probably take you...
by ylee coyote
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 28153

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

booked ages ago
by ylee coyote
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 28153

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Last lap for the preparations Been looking at the possible routes from Scotland ,three came up one was basically all the way down the m6/m5 before diving off cross country ...not a big fan of this one, m6/5 junction is always problematical second and third ,were shorter miles wise but longer time wi...
by ylee coyote
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25401

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

It was our second national and our considered opinions was overall rather good ,the band was great on Saturday ,the fancy dress was much better attended than the first one and the auto test was brilliant ,especially as I won my class (of one..) The camping field was fine ,lots of space for everybody...
by ylee coyote
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader

Nice Rack.....
by ylee coyote
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader

Have you considered helper springs instead of straps ? My springs are quite loose and was considering using these to allow me to drop the front a little for the track
by ylee coyote
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Ecosse 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 34166

Re: Ecosse 2018

Is there a camp site nearby ?
by ylee coyote
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: Up To Doune

Thanks :D Clan004
by ylee coyote
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.
Replies: 76
Views: 73820

Re: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.

Looks as if we are not going to make it this year ,Just had some minor surgery and the drive to wales would be a bit much for my stitches ,so with a heavy heart I will have to give it a miss this year ,hopefully this will open up a space for some-one else

next year then ....

George + Bev
by ylee coyote
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: Up To Doune

It was me who could not make it ...medical issues unfortunately ,just had some minor surgery today which will mean us missing the WWW ....before I was always missing meetings and trackway cos the car would fail ,now it is me falling apart !! Looked a great day and good turnout ,it is about 10 miles ...
by ylee coyote
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts
Replies: 199
Views: 65220

Re: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts

Evans coolant , Here is the best article I could find .... Here is the theory with Evans (or any coolant for that matter) First of all, discard everything you think you know about coolant temperatures. Coolant is the bucket in which heat gets carried away from the engine and dissipated in the radiat...
by ylee coyote
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts
Replies: 199
Views: 65220

Re: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts

From Hot rod forum .... Wrenchin' @ Random The specific heat capacity of ethylene glycol–based water solutions is less than that of pure water; in a 50 percent solution, ethylene glycol’s specific heat capacity compared with pure water is decreased at least 20 percent at 36 degrees and about 17 perc...
by ylee coyote
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts
Replies: 199
Views: 65220

Re: Pimp2 - the rebuild starts

Charge cooler temperatures are all about heat transfer ,coolant flow will help (bigger pump) or losing more heat from the radiator ,so size of radiator ,airflow through the radiator ,should make a difference ( I have seen ice boxes ...) As for the coolant to use ? water has the best heat transfer ,e...
by ylee coyote
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK The rebuild continues

It must be the only one ....
by ylee coyote
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK The rebuild continues

can't afford a 120hp imp engine ....
by ylee coyote
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK The rebuild continues

Great work Scott ,very jealous of your paint finish...mine will have to wait !
The question of standard clans ...Is there any ? I really do not believe any are unmolested ,or am I wrong ?
I see the clan as a blank canvas to change to suit your requirements
by ylee coyote
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK The rebuild continues

I have always towed with the clan on backwards ,my new trailer is just 2 wheels and is more sensitive to the right nose weight ,My last trailer was so heavy and twin axled ,it did not matter which way you put any car on !!
by ylee coyote
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.
Replies: 76
Views: 73820

Re: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.

booked a pitch ,looking forward to it ...
by ylee coyote
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Reiver Raiders Weekend 9-11th June 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4979

Re: Reiver Raiders Weekend 9-11th June 2017

Karen ,
Put us down for a camper van space ....

cheers

George
by ylee coyote
Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2017 Booking information
Replies: 28
Views: 22731

Re: Imp Ecosse 2017 Booking information

Coming late to this ... After enjoying the WWW we are up for another one ...I see all the rooms are booked ,although we would probably be using the motorhome Question is ,as we do not need a hook up and are "self sufficient " do you think it would be ok to park up outside the Hotel ? Is it a big car...
by ylee coyote
Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41840

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

What a great time ! big kudos to the Gurns far the fantastic organisation The Saturday run out was ,well wicked ,I was totally knackered afterwards ... Clan went faultlessly apart from losing the windscreen washer (needed a zip tie mod ...) and the crunching in the gearbox was sorted by not taking t...
by ylee coyote
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41840

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Clan loaded on the trailer ,'van packed with "stuff "
Sat-nav programed
Says 6 hr 20 mins ,methinks more like 9 ....
Off at the crack of dawn (well after breakfast ) 7am .hope to miss the jam at the a74/m8 roadworks

Should be there at beer o'clock

Clan004
by ylee coyote
Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41840

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Good Info ! We are heading down from Scotlandshire ,starting early o'clock We will be towing the clan behind our Motorhome ,Its the one with the bloomin big saltire on the back (and a red clan ....) Any more hints and tips to miss out potential pinch points and big hills will be very welcome Clan004
by ylee coyote
Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41840

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Counting down to this ,Clan is in the garage in bits as I refit the seat to the floor and add some electronic trickery to stabilise the rev counter ,make the fuel gauge more linear and add a go faster chip to help the flat spot at 4-6 k,I will give it a service and change the oils as well , Been onl...
by ylee coyote
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 41840

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Motorhome and hook up for us too please Clan004

cheers


George
by ylee coyote
Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 117036

Re: VAK To BMW or not to BMW now thats the question

BMW all the way ... Simple fact is it is a modern engine ,efi ,electronic ignition and brings reliability and economy with it But it also brings POWAAA...the stats on the engines are on the pessimistic side ,the Horsepower quoted by BMW are at the wheels and are usually understated (remember the ban...
by ylee coyote
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: OAW 133P Restoration
Replies: 79
Views: 25722

Re: OAW 133P Restoration

I have seen it in the flesh and it looks great ...
(I thought I recognised the background)
by ylee coyote
Sat Dec 12, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Davrian MEY 882J
Replies: 19
Views: 4907

Re: Davrian MEY 882J

I find the clan the most practical of the 3 with it having the most internal room ,the g 15 is pretty ,but my it is tight ... There is so many different Davrains and some are really ugly to my view ,altho their is one mk which seems to get it all right ,but again it is tight and the visibility out i...
by ylee coyote
Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Irish Clan minor miracle
Replies: 140
Views: 59348

Re: Irish Clan

What is the spec on your engine ?

It looks fast !!
by ylee coyote
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: JCV 750L Clan *
Replies: 269
Views: 156774

Re: JCV 750L Clan *

it is black in normal light very happy with it the two part epoxy is rock solid and you can rub it no problem (ooerr missus ) I vacuumed it after the epoxy had gone off (couple of hours on a oil radiator ) Took two "coats ".....the first looked really threadbare ,the second did the business I will d...