The Old Lady

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The Old Lady

Postby Vulgalour » Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:18 pm

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Love-hate relationship some of the time. After five years ownership I reckon we can call this one a keeper though.

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Re: The Old Lady

Postby ROVER-25X » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:09 am

Pimp my Wedge :laughing2

Any plans for it ?
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Re: The Old Lady

Postby Vulgalour » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:26 pm

Mostly just keep it, enjoy it and improve it really. It's taken an awful lot of work to get it this far and now it's just a case of sorting out the niggles, the paintwork and generally keeping it in reasonable health.

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Re: The Old Lady

Postby Vulgalour » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:40 pm

Ungrateful old wench went and popped a displacer today. It's not so obvious from the front.
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It's VERY obvious from the side.
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That's the fourth one in five years. Failure rate isn't normally that bad, I've just had really rotten luck with them.

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Re: The Old Lady

Postby ROVER-25X » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:55 pm

The one on Top Gear had similar issues. :laughing2



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Re: The Old Lady

Postby Vulgalour » Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:24 pm

The one on Top Gear was faked and they ruined a perfectly serviceable car for those five minutes of fame. Don't talk to me about Top Gear, for this and so many other reasons.

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Re: The Old Lady

Postby montegoman » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:59 pm

Totally agree with you there Angyl. That was a really nice Princess that they rigged up to fail and wrecked. I don't think I have watched a single episode of TG since. Bring back William Woollard and Chris Goffey.
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Re: The Old Lady

Postby Vulgalour » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:31 pm

Well in happier news I found the schrader valve block is leaking... it's not super happy news but it does mean it might not be displacer failure and that's ALWAYS good news! Just got to figure out the best repair route.

Which might be thwarted a bit as it seems I'm going to be adopting another Austin this month.


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