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    Thread: NEC Classic Motor Show 2018
Post: RE: NEC Classic Motor Show 2018

Thanks for the replies guys..  Saturday is out of the equation now because my friend Martyn is coming over early, bringing us over, and taking us back too..  So that only leaves Thursday Afternoon, ...
TheOriginalMrP DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 18 6,636 07 Nov 2018, 14:00
    Thread: NEC Classic Motor Show 2018
Post: RE: NEC Classic Motor Show 2018

Hi Folks...  It's a long time since I posted on here, and I temporarily have my Facebook account deactivated until after this event.  It is the first time that BLM2Y (VIN 16327) has been out on a prop...
TheOriginalMrP DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 18 6,636 05 Nov 2018, 11:22
    Thread: Another New Purchase Sinclair C5
Post: RE: Another New Purchase Sinclair C5

Hi Stu. The factory was in Merthyr Tydfil which is about half an hour away. It was a Hoover factory with a special secret area for production. You can read all about it on Wikipedia. And no, I have...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 6,339 02 Feb 2017, 13:16
    Thread: Another New Purchase Sinclair C5
Post: Another New Purchase Sinclair C5

Hi All. As some of you may be aware, I am very into collecting the strange and unusual.  So my next purchase reflects this, and it was only after doing some research, I realised how many things in c...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 6,339 01 Feb 2017, 14:41
    Thread: New Purchase
Post: RE: New Purchase

Well you know me :-) I think I might have secured a beautiful Sinclair C5. A very desired taste I know, but another DeLorean in its own right... more ozone friendly too, and no chance of blockrot lol...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 7,896 25 Jan 2017, 00:00
    Thread: New Purchase
Post: RE: New Purchase

Cheers Guys. Yeah Stu, I only done mine in 2013. I had a years practice on a cbt certificate. Are you going to go direct access so you can ride anything?
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 7,896 24 Jan 2017, 21:12
    Thread: New Purchase
Post: New Purchase

Hi All... and happy new year... A little late I know... I know many of you are not into Motorbikes, except with the exception of Dan Willis..... But I thought i'd share with you my new purchase, due...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 7,896 24 Jan 2017, 16:11
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

I agree, it was a great venue, food was good, and looking forward to next time! Thanks again Claire for organising this.... The distance is no issue in lieu of good company, chat, and food... And an...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 22 Dec 2016, 18:47
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

(09 Dec 2016, 16:53)Guinney1971 Wrote: due to a few having to cancel the numbers are now as follows: confirmed: me, Phill, Kez n Gwen Ben, Leanne, Toby & Phoebe Rich Hutchinson Chris McGeachy ...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 10 Dec 2016, 05:53
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

Be nice to see you there ChrisP.... Just a quick one Claire, we already know what we want off the menu, but out of curiosity, is the Christmas menu available to order on the day, or do we  have to ri...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 07 Dec 2016, 16:24
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

(23 Nov 2016, 23:13)Guinney1971 Wrote: that's Andy Westerman confirmed to be joining us, and Paul Birks is a maybe depending on him getting the time off work :) Thanks for organising this Claire.  ...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 24 Nov 2016, 04:49
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

(12 Nov 2016, 22:28)Guinney1971 Wrote: ok, sounds good Rissy :) Shall I look into booking something round here for Sat 3rd/10th/17th then?  Ben, can you get any of these Saturday's off? Hi If it ...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 16 Nov 2016, 12:02
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

I don't mind traveling afar on the same day without stopping over Claire, however I will need ample notice to (try) to get it off work. Saturday's and Sunday's in the hospitality biz during December a...
TheOriginalMrP Midlands 25 10,550 09 Nov 2016, 05:03
    Thread: Mustang
Post: RE: Mustang

(31 Oct 2016, 19:33)Dan Willis Wrote: The Mustang is supposed to be a daily driver, but the Viva is too damned good at what it does, so the Mustang will be a toy for now. I said that with the last ...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 15 17,302 31 Oct 2016, 22:06
    Thread: Mustang
Post: RE: Mustang

(31 Oct 2016, 13:06)Kenny Wrote: (31 Oct 2016, 12:27)TheOriginalMrP Wrote: I am looking for somewhere bigger... putting my 24' caravan into storage would help, but I don't want it outdoors to be h...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 15 17,302 31 Oct 2016, 14:15
    Thread: Mustang
Post: RE: Mustang

Hi Dan....  Loving your new car!  As well as a nice MG Montego Turbo, and a brand new Kawasaki ZZR Performance Sport (Which I should be getting early next year), I'm also keen to buy Pontiac Trans A...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 15 17,302 31 Oct 2016, 12:27
    Thread: Flux Capacitor... I think I ought to insure mine!
Post: Flux Capacitor... I think I ought to insure mine!

Yes, in 2008, I bought one of these.... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Back-To-The-Fu...Sw4shX746B And yes, they did another run of these, but not numbered 1-1000 as mine is.  Joking aside, is this real...
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 1 1,848 18 Oct 2016, 23:14
    Thread: Recharged today....
Post: RE: Recharged today....

I wouldn't want to do it again Nick, that's for sure. The only bit I really skimped on was wrapping that awful brown tape around the evaporator pipes.  I did it, but when the pipes went back through t...
TheOriginalMrP 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 5 3,177 22 Sep 2016, 20:06
    Thread: Extending my props collection
Post: RE: Extending my props collection

Thanks ! :-) Bt at this rate, i'm gonna need a bigger unit soon.... Eyeing up another motorbike and a Montego.... Only space is my enemy. What I need is a modified multi storey car park lol.
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 8 5,379 22 Sep 2016, 14:24
    Thread: Recharged today....
Post: RE: Recharged today....

Well while chatting to the air-con man, I discovered that leaving the system uncharged is no good for your system, as vital compressor seals go unlubricated and after time will lead to total failure. ...
TheOriginalMrP 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 5 3,177 22 Sep 2016, 14:19
    Thread: Recharged today....
Post: Recharged today....

After renewing the entire contents of my heater box, it was confirmed today my job was a complete success. The system held pressure, filled with 950g of R134a plus oil and dye. Aircon now works bette...
TheOriginalMrP 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 5 3,177 20 Sep 2016, 13:35
    Thread: Extending my props collection
Post: RE: Extending my props collection

A couple more things.... [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u525...6lwffo.jpg] [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u525...gbxx5q.jpg] [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u525...
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 8 5,379 20 Sep 2016, 07:57
    Thread: any DMC owners near Cardiff - advice wanted
Post: RE: any DMC owners near Cardiff - advice wanted

Kevin came down yesterday to view the car and take him for a spin. He is now very keen to get a D in the not too distant future! He may add images to a facebook page, I have given him permission to ...
TheOriginalMrP General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 5,205 06 Sep 2016, 18:29
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

I'm on a roll with buying a couple of odds and ends.... Headlight and hazard warning switch decals... mine were not that bad but these freshened them up. Rear demister and fog light decals.  I have...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 05 Sep 2016, 16:19
    Thread: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016
Post: RE: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016

(03 Sep 2016, 16:40)Dan Willis Wrote: A lovely car! Thanks very much Dan ! :-)
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 5 4,440 03 Sep 2016, 16:45
    Thread: Full Throttle Microswitch
Post: Full Throttle Microswitch

Hi guys... Maybe in simple terms, what does this do? I knew there was a microswitch which clicks OK between when the spool is at rest and opened, but only just discovered the little switch that is su...
TheOriginalMrP 3 - Electrical 1 1,921 03 Sep 2016, 12:25
    Thread: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016
Post: RE: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016

Thanks for that Dan, My apologies! [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u525...99saqf.jpg] [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u525...weqxqm.jpg] [Image: http://i1320.photobucket.com/a...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 5 4,440 03 Sep 2016, 11:34
    Thread: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016
Post: VIN 16327 2006 & 2016

Hi Folks....  This is weird, and a bit scary.....  As mentioned on a previous post, I now have VIN 16327 back on the road, and today I had my first chance to take my adopted son out for a bit of a r...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 5 4,440 02 Sep 2016, 22:17
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

(25 Aug 2016, 12:55)Stuart Rees Wrote: Ben, Great to read that you are waking up the De  :cool: I should bring 16723 down for a reunion.  If soon, we could have a small tech sesh and get the car so...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 26 Aug 2016, 08:49
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

Thanks guys... I will get some injector cleaner and drop it in the tank... after all if the fuel tank has been clean and empty since 2013, what was left in the pipes and fuel distributor plus injector...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 25 Aug 2016, 09:16
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

Hi Folks....  Well Vin #16327 passed the MOT test today with no advisories!  Nevertheless, i'm still having hot start/fueling issues.  She does not want to start that easily when hot, and when she...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 24 Aug 2016, 13:00
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

(10 Aug 2016, 19:29)Guinney1971 Wrote: Phill had a Numax battery on Sorbet, absolute pile of cack, its dead already (purchased less then a year ago) and reading on the website, the warranty is worth...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 11 Aug 2016, 11:46
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: RE: VIN 16327 Running again....

Hi Rissy Funny thing is, they actually do the Numax in this size, it's just a couple of quid cheaper and with just a year warranty.  :-) Here you go... This one fits the recess better, and has mor...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 10 Aug 2016, 15:41
    Thread: VIN 16327 Running again....
Post: VIN 16327 Running again....

Hi all. After neglecting my D a little in the last 3 years, I decided I want to re-live the dream once again.  To car was last tested in October 2013, driven back to my unit, and not turned a wheel s...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 18 13,364 10 Aug 2016, 12:05
    Thread: Extending my props collection
Post: RE: Extending my props collection

Thanks!  What do you call right? I'm sure I was I'm negotiations with you a few years ago over one?  But someone beat me to it from memory, unless I've completely got the wrong guy! This one is compl...
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 8 5,379 23 Feb 2016, 20:08
    Thread: Extending my props collection
Post: RE: Extending my props collection

Already in the collection... [Image: http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae15/...deebcy.jpg] [Image: http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae15/...u4bkhd.jpg] More new additions... [Image: http://i953....
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 8 5,379 23 Feb 2016, 13:51
    Thread: Extending my props collection
Post: Extending my props collection

Starting with this... I'm sure it will be recognized. Anyone wishing for one, I can vouch for its quality. It doesn't have the insert or canisters yet, but there's time... [Image: http://i953.photob...
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 8 5,379 04 Feb 2016, 20:49
    Thread: Mike Bosworth
Post: RE: Mike Bosworth

I don't know what to say... The last couple of years I've not engaged in any social networking etc so news like this is a shock. I've not logged in on here for some time, or not even checked up much s...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 33 25,621 02 Feb 2016, 20:14
    Thread: It's raining - no start! 21 Oct - aarrggh
Post: Re: It's raining - no start! 21 Oct - aarrggh

Sounds like your cranking may well have welded the contacts on your solenoid together temporarily. This happened to me some years ago and I wasn't so lucky, as the car started and I drove for several ...
TheOriginalMrP 3 - Electrical 4 3,122 21 Oct 2015, 23:05
    Thread: Storage Hunters UK
Post: Re: Storage Hunters UK

Never seen that Chris but the other half said something about there being a D on Hoarders, and some old biddy had it in her front garden amongst her collection of other stuff. And the UK Storage Hun...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 26,563 14 Oct 2015, 07:28
    Thread: BTTF day on ITV2 21st October 2015
Post: BTTF day on ITV2 21st October 2015

Yes, the good news is that all 3 episodes will be on ITV2 on the 21st October along with a special presentation. The bad news.... Keith Lemon That may be the decider to avoid! Maybe not everyone ag...
TheOriginalMrP Back To The Future 12 5,602 10 Oct 2015, 10:30
    Thread: DOC Meet up 2016 - ideas?
Post: Re: DOC Meet up 2016 - ideas?

Yes, I'm in if there's enough of a show of hands this time! :-)
TheOriginalMrP DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 32 17,477 28 Sep 2015, 09:11
    Thread: DOC Meet up 2016 - ideas?
Post: Re: DOC Meet up 2016 - ideas?

I'm just hoping there's a Christmas meal this year ;-) Hope everyone is good! :-) :-)
TheOriginalMrP DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 32 17,477 02 Sep 2015, 08:27
    Thread: any DMC owners near Cardiff - advice wanted
Post: Re: any DMC owners near Cardiff - advice wanted

Thanks for that Chris. I have Pm'ed you SpudMurphy.
TheOriginalMrP General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 5,205 04 Jul 2015, 07:42
    Thread: DeLorean Lookalike - Not seen one and never knew it existed!
Post: DeLorean Lookalike - Not seen one and never knew i...

As per title. I was at a toy fair come classic car meet today, and came across this kit.... Anyone ever seen one before? [Image: http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae15/...i8eucj.jpg] [Image: http:...
TheOriginalMrP General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 2,036 04 May 2015, 15:43
    Thread: Psyching Myself Up For A DIY Body Off Frame Restoration
Post: Re: Psyching Myself Up For A DIY Body Off Frame Re...

88mph Wrote:What a brilliant 'man-cave'. Jealous! Although I'd throw out that Fiesta! :lol: Steady Eddie! Just because you are a veedub fanatic, don't slate us Ford fans lol. .On a genuine note,...
TheOriginalMrP Members Cars 6 5,002 13 Mar 2015, 22:22
    Thread: Photography Laws - Advice Needed
Post: Re: Photography Laws - Advice Needed

There were literally hundreds of pictures taken over 4 hours, with more models than shown in the videos, and each one changed outfits several times. That will give you more of an idea, the videos in c...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 13 6,757 21 Feb 2015, 21:41
    Thread: Photography Laws - Advice Needed
Post: Re: Photography Laws - Advice Needed

Cheers guys. This is the photoshoot I was referring to. All clips start off the same but half way through the models are different so don't click on each watching the first few seconds thinking they...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 13 6,757 21 Feb 2015, 11:30
    Thread: Photography Laws - Advice Needed
Post: Photography Laws - Advice Needed

I need some advice regarding the laws on photography. To cut a long story short, several years ago I allowed my car to be photographed with models to promote them, or the photographer, with no real ...
TheOriginalMrP Off topic talk, general chat etc 13 6,757 21 Feb 2015, 09:57
    Thread: Delorean won't start
Post: Re: Delorean won't start

Start with obvious. Is there plenty of fuel in the tank? Battery fully Charged? Ballast terminals clean? Coil LT and HT leads tight? Fuses all in tact? Relays all tight in their sockets? Is fuel sy...
TheOriginalMrP 3 - Electrical 46 16,787 15 Feb 2015, 23:58