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by GTiJohn
Sat May 18, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 35th Anniversary Event - Sunday 15th Sept 2024
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: R8 35th Anniversary Event - Sunday 15th Sept 2024

Bookings are coming along quite nicely :cool For those who are thinking of staying locally on the evening before the event, here's a snip of available rooms on a well-known room booking site https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53729231773_31ebfc1d00_c.jpg There's not a whole lot of availability, pos...
by GTiJohn
Thu May 16, 2024 3:24 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Rover Display at Coventry Motofest - 1st/2nd June 2024
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Rover Display at Coventry Motofest - 1st/2nd June 2024

Short notice I know, but we've been invited to participate in a Rover display at this year's Coventry Motofest on Sat 1st and Sun 2nd June. They've sorted a P5, ZT, ZS, SD1 so far and ideally would like a R3 200, R8 and SD3 there too. The display will be in the Upper Precinct and will cost £5 per ca...
by GTiJohn
Wed May 15, 2024 7:37 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: 'The Graduate@35' - Sunday 15th September 2024
Replies: 0
Views: 52

'The Graduate@35' - Sunday 15th September 2024

The Graduate@35 will take place in the NE of England, with the main focus of this event will be on Sunday, 15th September, with a car show at South Shields Town Hall, where there will be a display of early R8 200s in front of the Town Hall and other Rover cars in the Town Hall courtyard car park. T...
by GTiJohn
Wed May 15, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 35th Anniversary Event - Sunday 15th Sept 2024
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: R8 35th Anniversary Event - Sunday 15th Sept 2024

The Graduate@35 will take place in the NE of England, with the main part being a car display at South Shields Town Hall, the site of the 'wedding' in the TV advert Tickets are being made available to club members first , at a price of £5 per person. There will be special parking for early 5-door 200...
by GTiJohn
Sat May 11, 2024 4:59 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Front jacking point repair panels for 'HHR' Rover 400, 45 and MG ZS models
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: Front jacking point repair panels for 'HHR' Rover 400, 45 and MG ZS models

The first batch of 10-car sets of panels have been delivered to DMGRS. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53698419385_2a14ff949b_4k.jpg We understand that a significant amount of this batch are already sold, so it is very likely that a re-order will be made shortly. These repair panels can only be ...
by GTiJohn
Wed May 01, 2024 3:46 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Suspension Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Suspension Questions

The lower ball joint is part of the lower arm - they're the same as R8 and R3 200 parts, so should be reasonably widely available. They're on Rimmer Bros, for example - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002222 DMGRS now sell new H-frame bushes - https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-25-mg-zr-rear-...
by GTiJohn
Mon Apr 22, 2024 7:20 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Humour
Replies: 362
Views: 48999

Re: Humour

I'm now seeing with someone who identifies as a Wheelie Bin but I can't remember if we're next going out on Wednesday or Thursday.
by GTiJohn
Sun Apr 21, 2024 9:16 am
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Bags for R8 Cabriolet Tonneaus etc
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Bags for R8 Cabriolet Tonneaus etc

I am gradually restoring a 214 Cabriolet and have located a tonneau cover and after some difficulty, an emergency cover for the hood. Both are without bags. Can anyone give me any guidance as to what the bags looked like, size and material? My wife has said she will have a go at making them for me ...
by GTiJohn
Thu Apr 18, 2024 9:42 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Rover Meteor Works Celebration event - Saturday March 16th
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: Rover Meteor Works Celebration event - Saturday March 16th

The fascinating talks from inside the Litten Tree Building are now on our YouTube channel. This is the introduction - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRVNZkyZxc8 - and the others are in the Rover Meteor Works Celebration Event playlist. Many thanks to Jon Living for editing and Tommy Fingers for pro...
by GTiJohn
Wed Apr 17, 2024 11:59 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: 2024 Practical Classics Restoration Show, NEC - 22nd~24th March
Replies: 23
Views: 3645

Re: 2024 Practical Classics Restoration Show, NEC - 22nd~24th March

BUD has gone to a workshop in Wigan for assessment and, hopefully, renovation.

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See Recommendations for details of the chap who moved him - JDM Transport.

Expect updates on the initial inspection soon :cool