BX 16 TXS near Taunton Somerset; Interested?

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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:24 am

Thanks Guys, wonder if I can get it ready for the National :shock:

Im speaking to Mr Womble on friday about it and will keep you all posted.

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Post by cavmad » Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:11 pm

Anyone local to Mr Womble who could go and have a look at it and try and fire it up? Fingers crossed maybe a new battery and some plugs etc and it'll be ok. If you get the chance (or someone else does) I'd be tempted to change the oil and filter before you left too.
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Post by tim leech » Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:26 pm

Mr Wombles going to try and get it running this weekend I think, I would have to drive it back home before I could do much to it. I have a set of new plugs and leads for the TGS which I will hold back on fitting for now incase I need to swop them.

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Post by cavmad » Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:24 pm

Good thinking. I only mentioned the oil because if it's been lying round unused a few years then there could be condensation in there or something.
I'll pm you shortly Tim, might have something that could help a little.
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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:43 pm

Cheers billy.

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Post by tim leech » Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:19 pm

Spoken to tony (Mr Womble) and a proper decent bloke he is too, am travelling down to Taunton early Monday morning to take a look and see if i can get it in a fit state to drive it home.

Will keep you updated. Wish me luck. :D

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Post by cavmad » Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:03 pm

Good luck!
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Post by tim leech » Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:19 pm

Thanks guys, if its driveable I will bring it home wednesday, That still leave 4 days for the national! :D

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Post by ken newbold » Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:43 pm

You can do it :P :D
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Post by tim leech » Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:40 pm

Well I have my AA card at the ready so at least I can get it home, what the ruling regarding untaxed cars with them, whe they have erscused me before they have never checked, the car will be on trade plates and insured if I drive it anywhere

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Post by Ian_Fearn » Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:43 pm

Best way to find out is to give the AA a call.
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Post by tim leech » Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:49 pm

Hmm dont want to draw undue attention to it, the day of collection (all being well) I will have it booked it in for a MOT, it will be comprehensively insured and on trade plates so I cant see there being a problem. :shock:

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Post by cavmad » Fri Jul 06, 2007 7:39 pm

As it's untaxed the AA supposedly won't touch it but then again they might not realise. I'd certainly give it a clean before you go and remove any moss etc, that'll just make it obvious it's been stood. For heaven's sake though go easy on those tyres or (if possible) take some spares. How are you going to get down there by the way?
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Post by tim leech » Fri Jul 06, 2007 7:56 pm

The tyres are scrap so im taking 4 steels down with me im borrowing on sunday, all being well im driving down Monday am to view it, change the wheels over and try and get it roadoworthy, if thats ok I will then go down again thursday to collect it where I can mix a day out with my mum and her fella with collecting the car. :D

Unless anyone offering that is! lol

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Post by cavmad » Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:15 pm

Sounds like a very good plan to me, though if you're going first to change wheels etc I'd spend another few minutes doing the oil and filter too. Fresh petrol and a right good hammering on the way home should help with emissions for MOT as well.
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