All items in stock when advert created. Prices valid until 15/06/ On looking at these deteriorating classics I cant help but think how they would have looked when new, where they have travelled in their working days, and of all the drivers, garage door opener etc. , who earned their living from them.
A garage door opener quantum 3213 manual photo showing something seldom recorded on film! This road sweeper was owned by Swansea City Council, and was fleet number Photo Stilltime Archive. Is this Australian-spec 141 unique in the UK? Photo Tim Bolton.
And this month the two interests coincided when I had to repair two 1920s/30s Smiths vehicle clocks, one just needing a clean and service, while the other needed a new mainspring. Im sure Smiths will be a familiar name to anybody interested in old vehicles, and if youve ever driven an old British car, van or lorry, the chances are it had a Smiths speedometer, fuel gauge etc. And although the ' no longer garage door opener parts liftmaster vehicle instruments, the company still exists, and is a real British success story. The firm goes back to 1851 when one Samuel Smith opened a jewellery shop in south London.
Its nice to see a British industrial success story for a change! This one just needs a clean and service. This S Smith & Sons Ltd rev counter is also in my repair 'queue'. It apparently came out of an RAF air-sea rescue launch, and once registered the speed of a marine version of a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine. As well as work on the cab, a replacement Gardner garage door opener pad had to be fitted.
But when time was called in the mid 80s, it wasnt sold on or garage door opener parts chamberlain But to find out why it was just pushed under a sheet and left for something like 25 years, you have to delve into the Thompson genes and try and discover just what makes them tick. Its part of the make-up of the road transport world that companies come and go depending on their good or bad fortune. Chester-le-Street-based HP Thompson & Son have never been the biggest haulier in the North East of England but with 65 years service currently behind them, they have been in the game longer than some.
And with the Thompson business activities encompassing a lot of hay and straw haulage, young Ian could practice clutch control and the like whenever he found himself in a field with one of the Thompson motors. Being too young to legally drive HGVs, on leaving school he found work in the Thompson garage until he was 21: Our first artic was an Albion which we bought secondhand from Walker of Newburn, he says. My dad later went back to them and bought the Taskers Little Giant low loader semi-trailer that the Albion used to garage door opener app for iphone but at first, it was just used to carry the Foden steam engine to various shows. Of course in hindsight Ian wishes hed hung on to some of those early Thompson Albions or at least the first Leyland Super Comet artic he drove after passing his HGV driving test in early However, when the Borderer arrived in the Thompson yard in June 1979, Ian thought all his birthdays had come at once: Back then, he says, the Atky was quite a big motor.
The one drawback to garage door opener app new Atky was that it was only plated for 5 tons gross weight as an artic: I would have loved to have had a Borderer with the eight-cylinder 240bhp engine, says Ian, not just because of their sound, but because they ran up to 32 tons gross. I know there were some early Atkys with the 180 in that ran at this maximum weight but a law had been created where you needed 6bhp per ton so our motor was stuck at
Ian recalls it probably wasnt worth much then in secondhand value but seeing that it was his first big motor, he was never going to part with it. Because as early as 85, he had plans to give it a full restoration although he didnt realise that it would be 2010 before those plans eventually came to fruition. At their peak, HP Thompson & Son ran something like six motors and Henry was still driving until he was However by then, the business had moved away from general/ agricultural/tipping work to specialise in low loader/plant movements. A lot of Ians work has garage door opener antenna extension kit Volvo construction equipment so no surprise that over the years, Ian has stuck with Volvo as his preferred choice for traction.
Wakefield-based Gary has made himself a reputation of being an Atkinson restoration specialist and well recalls the day GGR 575N came into the yard: I remember garage door opener app for android that Ian was a bit intrigued as to whether I could save it because as soon as we began taking it apart, the whole thing almost collapsed. Gar ' apparently has Atkinson blueprints imprinted into his brain so providing GGR with the required new hardware wasnt a problem, although trickiest task was in reinstating the honeycomb cab interior: Atkinson have long used this sort of cab liner which tends to go very brittle after long exposure to sunlight, says Gary. Ians motor wasnt too bad but it was a delicate job trying not to damage it.
This also carries his living quarters on the trailer neck but at the time of our visit, the 29 Foden is in bits having boiler repairs or something carried out. So instead, Ian has another slice of transport heritage a D4 Caterpillar crawler sheeted up in the trailer well which gives a garage door opener accessories combination weight of something like 20 tons. First we have a buzz round the locality without the trailer and as soon as we start rolling, we sense how much at ease Ian is behind the wheel. We know hes an owner-driver used to carrying all sorts of out-of-gauge loads, but the way he handles this 40-year-old classic is like a dream.
Everything you want is right in front of you -its perfect. And that just about sums up the man and machine combination. It may not be pristine well Ian has little time for pristine garage door opener amazon but as well as being a great slice of Atkinson history, its a huge chunk of Thompson and Oxley folklore.
In 2000 a Kenworth joined the fleet and then a Cat-powered Foden. John also used a Diamond T in heavy haulage, keeping this vehicle alter his company ceased operating in late 20 John and his wife Jill retired and moved to Long Stratton in Norfolk, taking the Diamond T with them, which John would occasionally take out on the country garage door opener and installation at weekends, annoying other road users. They lived in a bungalow on the edge of the village with panoramic views across giant fields, an idyllic position with very little traffic using the single-track road in front of the property.
A 1947 Fordson 7V flatbed in verygood original condition has emerged after laying untouched in a barn for over 30 years, and has been bought at auction by a lorry enthusiast, writes Tim Bolton. The condition of the lorry is remarkable and it doesnt appear to have been overused in the past. There is a small amount of woodworm to the garage door opener quality bed but nothing drastic, and both cab doors have traces of rot at the bottom edges, but nothing that couldnt be repaired by a capable sheet metal worker. The interior of the cab seems to have suffered the most, as the seats need completely recovering.
Bill passed away peacefully on January 24,2016, at the St Leonards Hospice in York, at the age of My first encounter with Bill was when I applied for a job at Fred J Wrights Ltd at Selby, about 50 years ago. Following the interview, he was instructed to take me on a test drive in a 1965 Leyland Beaver artic. Upon our return to the yard he was asked by Fred Wright how Id done. His reply was: Hes a bit rusty, but what do you expect from a southerner and an ex BRS driver from the Amersham depot? garage door opener at home depot was amidst laughter from the team into which I was readily accepted.
We have been providing a dedicated nationwide service to our customers for the last 45 years in the UK and already provide service to a variety of commercial vehicle owners from vintage bus enthusiasts, horsebox owners to large commercial fleet operators. How surprised I was to see the photo of Green Goddess SYH 301 in the yard at Prudhoe in the April issue of ÍŃ. I had the privilege of working with that very machine, having joined the Auxiliary Fire Service section of garage door opener at sears County Fire Brigade in 1 1 never rode that particular emergency pump EP during my AFS service as I was stationed in the south of the county at Gosforth, on the northern extremes of Newcastle upon Tyne and the EPs I worked with were 4x2 versions. The brigades two 4x4 machines, SYH 301 and 303, better served the more rural areas of the county but additionally, during the last year of the AFSs existence, they were on hire to Newcastle Airport.
Operating as a frontline appliance, the driver was still reliant on the original orange blinker lights and hand bell. Another view of the refurbished Goddess pictured at a fire with Gosforth's other fire engine, a 1954 Commer Miles water tender escape. The 4x4 EPs were good machines to operate, albeit unwieldy in heavy traffic in urban areas, but carried everything that the garage door openers red water tenders did.
Unfortunately, these vehicles were not powerful enough for our work and we upgraded to the Boxer range. AB Trucks was sold off when we were taken over by Nabisco and all of our fleet was repainted into Nabisco cream and brown. We at Belvedere started to get them in garage door openers remotes just as my late father retired and handed over the reins to me.
His livery was a red cab and green wings. He was mainly on low-loader work and had a contract with garage door opener sale Boiler Makers in Netherton, Dudley in the early 1960s. I remember my father buying a Canadian four-wheel-drive Dodge off him in about 19 I remember Weavers colours as I used to see the Scammells waiting to be loaded in Dudley as I was travelling to a site in Tipton where I was working as an excavator driver.
To improve comfort further I fitted a Bostrom seat, which meant that one of the The Foden in its working days. batteries had to be moved from the garage door openers troubleshooting side, which caused a lack of leg room which saw the rarely carried passenger with his legs under his chin! On the engine side of things, the turbo was always leaking despite seal after seal being replaced. The answer was to pipe the leaking oil back to number six rocker box.
Unfortunately the tractor was not completed in time to start at Melbourne but it was agreed that it would join the Trial at Darwin and cover the second and more demanding half of the event. The tractor was fitted with a high-speed rear axle and road-biased tyres and was capable of 65mph; it was even stopped, on test, by a police patrol who wanted to know what it was! On completion, and after a short road test, the tractor was driven 2500 miles straight to Darwin, where it met up with the Trial and then backtracked with the Trial to Perth and on to Melbourne, rescuing and towing broken-down cars, often two at a time for several hundred miles at speeds up to 50mph! It very soon became known as Tail-end Charlie. The following year Tail-end garage door opener sensors did a repeat performance but in 1957 it started in Melbourne and completed the full round trip covering 11,000 miles in 19 days.
Well garage door opener sears a visit if you ever go that way. Keep up the good work. When I was on my OE from New Zealand in 19861 stayed in London for a week, and I took these photos on my travels. I hope they may be of interest to HC readers.
Thanks for a great magazine. I found the Perkins article in the April issue interesting and look forward to the next'chapter! I worked for an American forklift truck manufacturer from 1964 to garage door opener service and the article made me think of the Perkins engines with which over the years I came into contact. Also, in the mid 50s I recall some speedboat trials taking place in the harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk. I think that the engines were Perkins.
While there had been some development work during the late 1930s it was not until 1947 that the company brought its first production diesel-engined lorry to the market, the DV44 7-8 tonner. Further garage door openers home depot would be introduced over the next few years until the company ceased production of motor vehicles in November 1 By that time the company had produced more than 1000 lorries although this was not quite the end of the line for the Sentinel chassis as the manufacturing rights of the Sentinel Road Vehicle Division were acquired by a consortium of businessmen. These included Tom Ward of North Cheshire Motors and Sentinel fleet operator Ron Mason, and with premises at Winwick Street in Warrington a new company was set up which traded as Transport Vehicles Warrington Ltd with the lorries which they produced being badged as TVW The business lasted until 1961 by which time around 100 lorries had been built with all of the vehicles being based on the Sentinel chassis frames and running gear with the early examples using the leftover vehicles and spare parts which were acquired when they took over the Sentinel Road Vehicle Division.
Others attending could get food in exchange for a charity garage door opener quick release mechanism The convoy set off at 11am, travelling through Pyle, Kenfig, Porthcawl, Llantwit Major, Barry, and back through Cowbridge to Bridgend. All went really well, even the Foden, which was taking its maiden voyage after problems earlier in the day. Thank you to all who made this happen! The combination supplied to Coalmoor Refractories was used for deliveries of special bricks mounted on pallets.
The lorries were initially powered by the Sentinel Ricardo 90bhp indirect injection four-cylinder diesel engine until this was garage door openers reviews in 1952 by the 80bhp direct injection engine. The new Sentinel six-wheeler proved to be popular with tipper operators and around 200 were produced between 1950 and 1 Neil Matlock, the author of a very interesting book on the Sentinel diesels, was kind enough to provide some information on the heavy version which was also introduced in 19 Neil was also instrumental in THY 852 being saved from the scrapyard.
The engine, transmission and brake system were identical in specification to the DV64 and the various improvements and updates were introduced in line with that model. For the DV66 range a slightly different cab was garage door opener springs as the suspension arrangement employed on this model gave an increased chassis frame height, which in turn made the cab sit higher. To achieve the correct wheel-to-wing clearance a cab with deeper side panels was used and the wings positioned some 2/2 in below the door step, as opposed to the standard cab, with the wing placed tight to the door step. The DV66 could also be supplied as a version suitable for drawbar trailer operation, in which guise they were usually fitted with an extra-large, 77-tube, five-row radiator in place of the standard, 39-tube, three-row unit.
Photo Neil Matlock. The cab prepared for painting. Photo Neil Boughey. The total output of the DV66 range was approximately 100 of the heavy six-wheelers and less than 50 medium six-wheelers, and the survivors are probably the garage door opener for 10 foot door of the Sentinel diesels.
After he bought the Sentinel a great deal of restoration work was carried out and although all the parts were gathered, the engine and garage door opener from iphone rebuilt, the cab restored and the body built, the Sentinel was never completed during the years he owned the lorry. Radiator, steering column etc. , fitted. Photo Neil Boughey.
All external panels were made new by myself and spot welded together, and unfortunately no original parts of the cab were fit for reuse. New door shells were used and these had come my way through Sentinel enthusiast David Webster, and garage door opener fix had also had new cab wings made. Once the shell had been finished it was primed and undercoated and returned to Rick.
The fuel injection pump and injectors had been reconditioned in the Rolls-Royce pump shop when Rick still worked there. Once complete, and with the engine sitting on a pallet and fitted with temporary fuel and exhaust system and filled with coolant, it was test-run for 30 minutes while being checked for leaks, noises and correct oil pressure and all was well. As far as the gearbox was concerned I searched for over two years to find a David Brown type 557/24 garage door opener fob version of the direct top gearbox which was fitted as standard in the DV In the end I finally found one in Mountsorrel, the village next to us. Rick stripped this box down and asked me to rebuild it which I agreed to do but this part of the project seemed to be delayed and I never did work on the box and that was the end of my involvement with the work on the Sentinel.
Accompanying these main parts was a selection of storage boxes which contained all the parts needed to complete the lorry and each box had been carefully labelled with the contents. Once we had returned to our workshops the lorry was unloaded and we went through each of the boxes to see garage door opener for roll up door what we had. The parts were those taken from the original lorry along with the replacements which had been tracked down over the years. Most of the parts had been refurbished and so our task was basically to put the kit together, although as everyone who has ever worked on lorries from the 1950s will know, most parts will need a degree of fettling before they fit correctly.
Although it had been some years since Neil Matlock had completed the work, the engine ran very well and the only thing we needed to do was fit an additional gasket to seat the water pump correctly. With the engine back in place, the next task was to fit the new higher headboard to the chassis and this was made up from hardwood planks held in a steel section frame with a cut-out in the centre in front of the rear window in the cab. The old green paint on the cab was rubbed back and the shell was given garage door opener gear replacement of grey undercoat before it was reunited with the chassis.
Once the final roats were dry we could add the finishing trim, chrome parts, badges etc. , and our part in the restoration of the Sentinel was completed. It only remained to deliver the lorry for the final signwriting to be completed by Chris Childs in Huntingdon and once that was completed the DV66 was ready to take its garage door opener genie pro in the line-up at the start of the London to Brighton the following May.
This was the first small British van to offer a diesel and Ford and Bedford soon followed, using the 99 in the Thames and CA respectively. The baby diesel also found its way into Trojans mechanical horse. garage door opener guide Motor made an interesting comparison test of petrol and Perkins-powered Bedford CAs and reckoned the diesel gave little away in performance but was 20-25% more economical. The 99 wasnt perfect, and could suffer from coolant leaks past its wet liners, finally solved when it was replaced by the dry-liner 10 But the 99 was small beer compared to Perkins big project for the late 50s, and one that would form the backbone of its range for years to come the One of the companys most pressing problems was to replace the R6, which though much improved was still badly tainted by its early failures.
It joined the fleet through an unusual set of circumstances. Aldridge had ordered the first Scania 142 Intercooler 4x2 in Cornwall, but a dispute with the local Scania garage door opener quotes who had actually resold the vehicle to a different customer resulted in Aldridge going off and buying this TM from a dealer in Kent. A cancelled order, it was unique in having a Kysor air conditioning unit on the roof which can just be seen in the photo , which was a real benefit after handballing 20 tonnes of Cornish potatoes in the hot summer sun, before onward delivery to the northern produce markets usually Manchester, Leeds and Gateshead or Preston and Glasgow.
International Harvester also offered a 354 option for its Loadstar range. Perkins ambitions in North America were aided by their new boss. In 1959, the company had been taken over by Massey Ferguson, which many of us think of as a British tractor maker but was actually owned by Canadians. Back at home, Commercial Motor organised a head-to-head comparison between the 354 and Gardners 5LW in an 18-ton garage door opener grease
Turbocharging the 354 for a projected 150bhp looked like a quick and easy solution, but the reality proved more complex. Testing in marine, industrial and farming applications threw up no serious problems, but hard-worked trucks proved to be a tougher environment. The 354 turbo exposed weaknesses in the cylinder block, crankshaft, pistons/rings, cylinder head and its gasket, all of which had to be strengthened to garage door opener goes up but not down with the extra power.
The gearbox was soon replaced by a torque converter, and although the DDE showed potential, its DPA injection pump had garage door opener gears keeping up with fuelling demands. In fact, the DDE brought a whole raft of development problems. Higher cylinder pressures meant that the cylinder head gasket, pistons, rings and con-rods had to be beefed up.
Seddon artic the Perkins badge was always a giveaway, and engine is probably a P6 or Land Rover built their own diesels of course, but a few, like this 109 Series II, were converted to Perkins 203 or Another interesting research department project was the Duplex. Thought up by research head Philip Jones, this was a supercharged two-stroke, using a split single-cylinder and a Roots-type blower for scavenging. The prototype had a special curved con-rod which was developed by Perkins new stress garage door opener grinding noise laboratory, while the DPA pump was modified to give two injections per engine revolution. The test engine was smooth and quiet, but smoked a lot and had poor economy.
The solution was to provide pistons and rings that could cope with up to six thou of ovality, which didnt reduce oil consumption to nil, but did help! Oiliness apart, the 236 proved to be fundamentally reliable, and spawned a whole family of units, with capacities ranging from 203 to 248 cubic inches, plus a turbocharged version and even a petrol unit! The latter was aimed at the American tractor market, where petrol was cheaper and some farmers still shied away from diesel. The 236 wasnt Perkins smallest van/ truck engine of course, and the little 108 was soon adopted as the diesel option in early Ford Transits. At first, Ford was garage door opener gets stuck that it wouldnt fit, pointing out that the Transits short engine bay had been designed around its V4 petrol. However, with some judicious modification to the cowling, Perkins engineers fitted the 108 diesel and Ford had to accept it made a good alternative.
One early demo for a UK fleet saw a V8-powered garage door opener gear and sprocket assembly Maxim run 1667 miles to Italy without a problem, at an average 3mpg. Even against more powerful continental competition, Perkins new flagship was able to hold its own at altitude. As the V 510 proved itself with customers, high-mileage stories began to roll in.
The ultimate V8 was the 5-litre 605, which proved to be the final stretch for this engine, with 290bhp, and more than that for the later turbo and intercooled versions. The Perkins V8 certainly found favour in some specialist applications popular in fire engines, 80% of which were Perkins powered by 1976 but according to author David Boulton, by the mid-1970s its time had passed. Sales of the 605 had been disappointing, and the fashion in garage door opener gear grease trucks was swinging towards big sixes.
This was Q16, an engine built up in layers held together by long through-bolts, with garage door opener home depot in naturally aspirated form and 82bhp with a turbo. Again, it didnt reach production. One that did was the Perkins Prima which powered the Austin Maestro van and the Sherpa.
Thanks to Perkins Engines Company Limited for the supply of images. We all see certain things regularly, but when they disappear we often wonder where they go. Bob garage door opener hums but does not open ponders the fate of this crumbling Volvo, last seen by him in 200 Does anyone know if it has survived? The Volvo was last on the road in 1 It became something of a regular personal pilgrimage to the springtime Truckfest Extravaganza, which was held annually on the show field at Driffield in East Yorkshire. I loved the excuse to take the cross-country road via Sutton Bank and Malton from my North East home, which on an early Sunday morning was usually free of traffic and meant you could rubber neck as much as you liked.
He was brought up in West Lothian, and currently lives in Balerno. I still do the occasional job for Mackenzie & Son in Lanarkshire, and Ive just returned from a round trip to Northampton, he explained. I originally started with Russell of Bathgate back in the late 1960s. I then garage door opener help to John Bryce, a company based in Juniper Green, a suburb of Edinburgh.
de/en I am writing regarding the Foden S21 new to F Craig of Widnes, featured in the March issue of HC. In my Foden paint shop days, when I was an apprentice, I prepared and sprayed that cab. It had a white roof, while the rest of the cab was dark grey, and it had garage door opener quits Office red mudguards. When I had finished the signwriter took over.
Peter started with local deliveries to pubs and clubs, before transferring to longdistance work. He said: The firm was using Bedford TKs for local jobs like pub deliveries, and a mixture of ERFs and MAN diesels for the long-distance garage door opener hanging kit S&N also had a couple of Atkinson Borderers on their books, equipped with Rolls-Royce engines. The work could take me as far south as London, Caerphilly and Southampton.
Fortunately Peter managed to find some storage space to carry out the resto: garage door opener hacks during the long Scottish winters. Peter finally left Scottish & Newcastle when the depot at Fountainbridge closed in 200 By this time he had managed to put by some savings, and was able to reduce his hours to part-time. Nowadays, I only do driving because I still enjoy it, he explained.
The tyres were useless, and there were all sorts of wires hanging out the side. I realised garage door opener hums away it would need a full bottom-up restoration. Tackling any serious restoration in Scotland can turn out to be a major project, not least because of the weather. Finding a covered work area is a must, especially if the resto is planned to take place during the winter months, said Peter.
These were equipped with pneumatic tyres and suspension, and are still used today by some steam engine owners as a substitute for the original steam engine trailers. The company also had a stand at the 1954 garage door opener hardware Motor Show. Peter said: Unfortunately my ankle was injured when a wheelie bin fell off the back of a bucket lorry, and this seriously affected my mobility.
The ERF was also originally fitted with split rim wheels. After the lorrys stint with the Showman they needed replacing, but the late Jock MacBean told me I would struggle to find substitutes. Fortunately Jock was getting rid of some of his old trailers, so I was able to swap the original wheels with some replacements, including the spare. Peter also decided to get the help of an garage door opener jammer to build the lorrys flatbed.
In addition there are the regular road runs, throughout the summer. During the slack periods, I garage door opener jokes a point of taking the ERF out just for the fun of it. The lorry has been put through its MoT, although technically this isnt a requirement. Its great fun to drive, and brings back some fond memories.
This time, Bruno Marcanet had assembled a history of garage door opener jamed fire-fighting vehicles in the forests of Souvigne, drawing from the French Fire Service particularly vehicles that were originally born in the USA. The French have a certain design flair which cant be ignored and its especially distinctive in their fire appliances; their coach-builders not only built a vehicle which would ultimately do the job, but looked good doing it, too. While the compulsion in todays world is to standardise vehicles to make for parts commonality, low stock-holding and for the workforce to be familiar with one standard concept or design, we go back a few decades, when the bean-counters werent quite so prolific, and building something that looked good, but still did the job, created competitive designs among the major companies. France also has recently moved into this standardised world.
While the fire vehicle industry in the UK is dominated by Scania and Volvo, in France, as you would expect, it was the original national home-grown industries of Berliet and Renault which were the favoured chassis. However Berliet was absorbed by Renault, then Renault commercial division became RVI Renault Vehicules Industriels which has since become a large part of Volvo Trucks; the fire appliance base is now a global brand and the corporate circle is complete. We garage door opener keypad now at vehicles from an era when everything wasnt quite the same.
The CFL, camion feux de forets lourd, is a heavy-duty, short wheel-base, forest fire-fighting vehicle, which is based on a 4x4, specially designed chassis Unimog, Renault or Unic. These are usually equipped by specialist companies such as Camiva, Gugumus or Sides. In the past, the SPs have used converted ex-services equipment on GMC or Dodge chassis and these are only now, in the last 15 years, being replaced by newer appliances. Many were designated CCF camion-citerne foret water tank-carrying forest fire fighter and usually carried a 3000-litre tank with pumping capabilities of around 800 to 1000 litres per minute 200-250 garage door opener key pad replacements p/m .
On the specialist side was an airport foam tender, the Berliet VMA69 from Chateauroux, a town renowned for its pilot-training aerodrome. It entered sendee with the French Air Force, but was then transferred to the commercial airport fire brigade around 1965; a five-man team would have garage door opener keychain it. Based on the Berliet GBC34 chassis and powered by a Ford V8 of nearly nine litres, the firefighting equipment came from Sides and an auxiliary motor, a Hotchkiss Lago, powered the water pumps.
, from Lawrie Marks at B8 Maps, it was always good to see which firm would be carrying the load. Personally I had, and still have, a huge regard for the drivers of those loads theywere absolutely excellent and really could put their huge vehicles in places where lesser drivers would hesitate to put a Mini! To my mind the Pickfords crews were really up among the very best, theywere always hard workers and put up with the stupidity of some ordinary drivers who appeared to presume that they could drive under the loads rather than wait! I think abnormal load haulage is a very interesting aspect of road haulage and have enjoyed reading books about some of the companies mentioned. Please can I ask for more articles like Jacks First Record Breaker as it is good to hear and read about these wonderful knights of the road! A unique barn find garage door opener quantum S20 is to be restored by the Shorrock family. One of three ordered by Lockheed in 1958, the build sheet states it to be a special tractor to be fitted with weights for brake development and testing.
This Mercedes Unimog was the French flag-carrierfortheday. The Dodge WC64 was another firefighting modification, as most were built as ambulances in the Second World War. This WC64 has a mini-version of the block and tackle Lot No 7 for recovery equipment. This big Saviem foam tender was once on the garage door opener keyless entry Marines manifest SG For those who dont know the Second World War background to these vehicles, let us brief you quickly.
This was a long-term economic decision garage door opener keeps reversing to stop the repatriation of vehicles affecting the domestic truck sales market, although we are aware of some exceptions to this rule. The GMC became the commercial variant of just about everything you could hang on a vehicle, from cranes to lime spreaders. A typical type of styling on a GMC 6x The tanker body is for carrying water up into the heavily inaccessible forested regions of France. This vehicle is from the Charente-Maritime force.
They looked to the surplus garage door opener keypad reset machines for their fire services and adaptation of solid, established designs proved to be a good move, as these vehicles went on to longterm service of around 30 years. Continued next month. A lightweight wrecker on a Fargo chassis, probably used for car accidents. It was built by Dodge similar to its T-202 as military sales went through Chrysler's Dodge division.
Hearing a diesel engine, I turned round to see an ancient 1972 TK coming up behind me and hurriedly grabbed my camera for a snap. The Danish Bacon Company used to use Bedford ŇŔ normal control lorries with van bodies decades ago and it followed that TKs would be used in the same role. This one was coming off the M6 at junction 7 in garage door opener key switch 1987 on its way back to its depot in north Birmingham.
Unigate used many of these for bulk bottled milk deliveries, and some found use as tankers and for low-loader work. Engines ranged from the six-cylinder 86bhp petrol to the 220 four-cylinder 65bhp diesel and six-cylinder 330 98bhp diesels with four and garage door opener keeps stopping gearboxes available. Big customers included British Rail and the Post Office as they were rugged and cheap to run.
About three minutes was required to get the Bedford on film in the dim lighting conditions and passing car headlights were recorded as streaks on the image. Symm of Oxford does lots of building restoration and stone work. These two TKs, both with dropside bodies suitable for site work, were photographed while I was passing its yard in April 1 British Telecom used to use a lot of garage door opener keypad not working TKs.
However, a quarter of a century in production is impressive whichever way you look at it. Taking this picture was something of a risk using 64 ISO garage door opener light doesn't work film in fading light in December 1 At settings of 1/125th of a second at F 8 on the lens, it was a case of pre-focus and pan carefully with the camera. Belonging to Alan Beasley Transport of Wolverhampton, this 1979 example fortunately had its indicators illuminated as it left a roundabout.
Jack was born in Leeds to parents Fred and Flo but had no early links to the road transport world. His father was a tailors cutter by trade and from school, Jack went to the Leeds-based diesel engine manufacturing concern of J&H McLaren when he had thoughts about perhaps being an engineering draughtsman. He wasnt there too long before he was called up for National Service and recalls his two years with the Royal Signals was spent entirely in garage door opener liftmaster
Jack recalls that as depot manager, he put himself about seeing customers as he garage door opener lowe's for work but the big load of 57 began with an enquiring letter which must have arrived about 18 months earlier. Before Ashmore began building the nitric acid column at their Stockton works, says Jack, they had to see whether it could be delivered to the site at Wilton. So when I got that very first enquiry, I did a route survey with Jack Henderson who was then the depots senior driver.
Timbers had to be used to pack the bogie wheels up slightly to prevent the tail of the load grounding here. Although he had plenty on his plate, Jack recalls he was regularly in and out of the huge fabrication shop at Ashmore, Benson & Pease Co watching the garage door opener learn button being made. Although we had been given the job, explains Jack, we had no idea when it would be ready. The date kept getting knocked back as the demands on detail changes from ICI slowed the timing of the build.
Its fully functioning and every aspect of it works like the real thing! I haven't seen or come across anything like it before or since, and just wondered if anyone knows anything about it. The gent running the stall I purchased it from had no idea what it was. He informed me he got it from a toy fair in South Wales, which would make garage door opener with battery backup as the company Powell Duffryn was based there. Powell Duffryn Engineering was the UK marketing agent for Dempster Brothers USA , and first introduced them in the early 1960s, possibly 1 Theywere a common sight in UK towns and cities for waste disposal firms, as they had a fast turnover and were ideal for low level entries where skip trucks etc.
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The first three miles to Yarm was straightforward enough but with the load travelling at no more than 3-4mph, the light was fading as they reached this North Yorkshire town because of the short winter days. Provision had been made to park on the High Streets cobbles and with an array of Pickfords parking lamps placed round the load, the Pickfords team retired for the night after a long days work. For the climb up Spital Bank at Yarm, this second Birtley-based Pioneer with Tommy Batey driving was put on the front. The outfit is seen on Leven Road just after Spital and they left the tractor on for the garage door opener limit switch of Leven Bank.
No surprise that once the load reached the top of the bank, everyone could breathe a sigh of relief and the next few miles to the Blue Bell Hotel at Acklam was almost routine. A wide section of Acklam Road near here was earmarked for the second nights stay but as the Pickfords team retired for their second night with the load safely lamped, they knew the worst part of the haul was behind them. Jack recalls that the next day Monday, January 14 as being the day when they finished the run to Wilton but also the day when the news was all about how the famous actor Humphrey Bogart had just died. The conurbation of Middlesbrough had to be negotiated with the worst part being the tight turn from Acklam Road into Green Lane which then led to Emerson Avenue and Marton Burn Road: We had a big team from the GPO with us on that third day, says Jack, as there was a huge amount of wires to be lifted as we went through the garage door opener lubricant area.
Jack Higgins is standing on the drawbar. In total, it was to take three days to travel the 18 miles but in hindsight, the meticulous planning actually meant the garage door opener light stays on went off without a hitch. Jack reckons the Pickfords team would spend at least another two days on site while the column was unloaded and erected: An American company did that, he recalls. Getting back to the routine of office work after such an experience was something of an anticlimax but Jack had no regrets in finally being able to close the huge file of paperwork hed built up: Im sure we charged Ashmore ?1200 for the job but on top of that, they also paid for all the street furniture which had to be removed and then reinstated.
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Right, this may look a bit modern, but I was so intrigued by this lorry when I saw the photo I had to include it here! Anyway, this Biffa-owned vehicle was working for South Buckinghamshire District Council back in 1 Obviously new in that year, this refuse lorry is badged as a Marshall, but I can't find out anything else about it. Do you know any more? NA3T photo ref Michael Clancy. If you have any garage door opener logic board or slides you would like to donate to the archive please contact Bob Hobbs on 01903 235167 This left-hand-drive Iveco Ford Cargo-based road sweeper was photographed while working for Aberdeen City Council back in the early 1990s.
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As a manufacturer, in contrast to assemblers using largely bought-in parts like its Sandbach neighbour ERF, for example for most of its existence Foden had the distinction of being vertically integrated. This was a legacy of its steam wagon garage door opener chamberlain In the steam era, an engineering business was typically obliged to produce virtually everything itself. In its original Mkl form, output of the Roots-blower supercharged 72-litre FD4 two-stroke was 84bhp.
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I am sending some photos of classic commercials that I took at Marchs Hemswell Autojumble, which maybe of interest. I particularly like the simple colour scheme on the TK Bedford dropside. Keep up the good work! I am writing with reference to the Foden Twinload on page 20 of the March issue of HC, and am sending some garage door opener won't work of a similar Foden, reg JTU 469C, I used to drive back in 1978 for Coalmoor Refractories delivering firebricks to steel factories back when we had steel companies! We called the Foden a dromedary, and it had a Gardner 150 and 12-speed gearbox, four on the floor and eight on the right of the steering wheel. Itslastj ob was bricks to Llanelly, South Wales, but when I got to Kidderminster the Ministry pulled me in and I got a GV9 with a cracked chassis at the back due to the stress on the fifth wheel caused by the loaded trailer.
The separate individual heads for each cylinder are clearly evident in this photo of a six-inline FD Work the gears to keep the revs up and an FD6-engined Foden would go like the clappers. An garage door opener craftsman single-cylinder two-stroke diesel was built in 1943, followed by a five-cylinder in 1 This achieved the intended brake mean effective pressure BMEP result a key measure of engine efficiency. Fuel consumption figures were also encouraging.
Correspondingly, the FD4s capacity was raised from 72 to 2 litres. The catalogued outputs of the blower FD6 Mk6 were 175bhp at 2200rpm and a torque maximum of4401b ft at 1400rpm. Catalogued outputs of the blown and garage door opener vera FD6 Mk7 were 225bhp at 2200rpm and 6001b ft at 1400rpm. Equivalent figures for the Mk6 iteration of the FD4 at the same engine speeds at the sixes were 120bhp and 2931b ft.
In the interests of preventing garage door opener via cell phone cylinder heads, the secret was to avoid hot-cold-hot running, and revving as hard going downhill as driving up, and using engine braking. With a very narrow power band, a two-stroke-engined Foden responded best to being driven like a racing car, working the gearbox to keep the engine speed steady. The racing car analogy is apt.
Frank and Vera Wade's S20 cabbed tractor was first garage door opener brands in 1 Its original six-cylinder FD6 Mk3 was later replaced by a Mk6, the final non-turbocharged development. Exported to Syria, this FE6/15 double-drive eight-legger had FD6 power, Foden 12-speed box, tropical radiator and extended version of the all-steel overseas version of theS18 cab. The cylinder head he holds up is a single-cylinder unit. For later marks, Foden standardised on a separate head for each cylinder.
This was subsequently replaced by an air operated three-position control on the steering column. Although it did not progress beyond the garage door opener battery stage, Foden subsequently built and tested an automatic transmission. Engines preceding the 1962 Mk6 Dynamic range had 85mm cylinder bores. Responding to changing marketplace appetites, it was decided to raise engine output.
Had obstinately self-sufficient Foden survived as an engine builder after the PACCAR takeover and garage door opener bracket rationalisation, for powering Kenworths and Peterbilts, PACCARs US engine plant in Columbus, Mississippi might have been producing highly evolved FDs instead of units designed by DAF in Holland Tony Knowles of Knowles Transport, Cambridgeshire, has several magnificently restored Fodens, including this pristine Dave Bowers reports on the Retro Truck Show held at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon. Introducing my own personal choice for truck of the show! This Volvo F89 belongs to Nigel Wilson of Dalton, Thirsk in North Yorkshire, who did continental work with it back in the 1970s. If you'd like know more about this superb lorry, see last month's HC! Following on from the Classic & Vintage Commercial Show held earlier in the year, the Retro Truck Show on September 12 and 13,2015, had the same open-door policy when it came to attracting commercials of all types and ages.
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But if I look in my old UK map book, theres a worn asterisk to denote a huge amount of significance to this special bit of southern England. It must have been about 1982 that this garage door opener wall switch dream came true when I at last made the detour from the nearby A1 Great North Road. It was probably Tubby who greeted me rather gruffly of course and while I said I was looking for a late 1950s Scammell box tractor, he obviously worked me out as being a time-wasting enthusiast but he did give me carte blanche to look around.
May 1969 saw the EA range extend with the part-cab chassis assembly becoming available alongside the chassis/cab. Basically the part-cab was designed for customers wishing to have special integral bodywork to be garage door opener bulbs on to the EA. It differed from the chassis/cab as it consisted of a front panel including windscreen, some roof and B posts suitable for sliding cab doors and a drivers seat.
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Customers had to wait until 1984, two years after production ended, for the direct replacement for the EA the larger versions of the garage door opener not working To finish on a high the EA was also produced as a V8 version, although possibly as few as three were made. These vans were used as support vehicles for the TR7 Rally programme run from the MG factory at Abingdon, and were specially converted and designed by the team themselves.
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Bruv has this image in his office ofthe Scammell 100-tonner, BLH 21, when it was working. Areminderofwhat it could again look like? The 100-tonner as it is now. Canyou help Bruv restore it-orany of his vehicles? Give him a call! In the end Tubby sold one to good garage door opener with iphone -and fellow dealer George Hardwick of Ewell in Surrey: Tubby gave George the choice, says Bruv, of which one he wanted and he picked the one KD 9168 that had the more modern cab.
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At the fuel stop this quartet again attracts a whole lot of friendly attention as we line em up for a garage door opener 8355 The Mac turns out to be very economical but Valentine is worried because his Alfas dash has lit up like a Christmas tree. Also I have a problem starting the Mac, thanks to its keyless ignition.
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Jools enjoys it for fast trips to gigs across Europe. The SLS is the first car Ive seen for years that I think looks distinctive, says Jools. It retains the retro charm of the classic Gullwing but its built to work and is damn fast. I love the soundtrack the bigV8 garage door opener 953cb programming
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Watching Howard and Jon prepare the two 1964-65 registered Fodens for the Cumbria Steam Gathering indicated how much preparation work went into making sure both vehicles were spick and span for the event. Also the amount of shunting needed to get the eight-wheeler out of the garage door opener works intermittently of a tight farmyard so it could be hooked up to the familys period showmans caravan. This combination measures a formidable 60ft in length and was an impressive sight as it ran along the coast road towards Ulverston with Jons Foden Alpha following on behind with the S21 tractor sitting on the back of their 1975 Crane Fruehauf low-lo ader. Howard was fortunate to retire from his road haulage job in 2007 at the comparatively young age of 57, and since then hes had lots of time to pursue his hobby of restoring vehicles, more often than not accompanied by son Jon, Inside an S Two duvets, four blankets anda rug on top ofthe engine cover have quietened things down somewhat! who has been involved in restoring his dads vehicles since he was old enough to wield a spanner.
Each engine was balanced and fitted with D-type camshafts in a polished head, plus forged, high-compression pistons and gas-flowed SU carburettors. Thie four-speed gearbox had close ratios and the suspension received thicker torsion bars and anti-roll bars plus Koni dampers, while the triple-laced wire wheels were shod with Dunlop racing tyres. Interestingly, as these were early, flat-floor, Series 1 E-types with outside bonnet catches, the garage door opener 973lm floor was recessed and the rear section behind the seat was cut away to create extra space something Jaguar would do to all the later cars.
When the show ended, Jeffries declined the offer to buy it backfor $10 Barris gladly garage door opener 956d it up. Not only did he restore it to gleaming condition, he also started to take credit for its creation.
Back home, Jeffries applied his new skill with Kenneth Howard, who as Von Dutch set the Californian customising trends for cars and bikes. It wasnt long before garage door opener 9 switch was recruited by George Barris as in-house pinstriper for his prodigious output of cars for local celebs. His most high-profile work was to add the linearhighlights to Lil Bastard, James Deans ill-fated Porsche 550 Spyder, but he was responsible for the metalwork on the cut-down 32 Ford on the cover of The Beach Boys album Little Deuce Coupe too. Inevitably he departed to run his own shop, and the rivalry with Barris began.
For years, the Landmaster languished outside his workshop on Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood, becoming a bizarre local landmark. Jeffries also built the Cougar show car for Ford, and made ends garage door opener code grabber with a range of his own beach buggies. When he wasn't in his workshop, the bills were paid by occasional hirings as a stuntman, usually for driving. Jeffries died peacefully in his sleep in May 2013, aged
The wings and fuselage of the metal-framed, low-wingedJl monoplane were clad in sheet steel, earning it the nickname Tin Donkey. Junkers soon replaced the steel cladding with the more garage door opener s66 but much lighter alloy Duralumin, a material created by German researcher Alfred Wilm who, in 1901, serendipitously discovered that his mix of aluminium and copper increased in hardness when simply left to mature at room temperature. In 1919 Junkers produced another first, the all-metal F13, which by 1932 had evolved into the Junkers Ju 52 tri-motor airliner, one of the most successful and with its corrugated Duralumin skin most distinctive civil aircraft of the era. Meanwhile, Paul Morszecks son Richard was running the company and, in 1931, he registered the brand name Rimowa pronounced with a va not a wa by taking the first two letters of his given and surnames plus the first two of the German for trademark, Warenzeichen.
June 2016 31 The S21 tractor unit as garage door opener emergency release kit Photo Howard and Jon Turner. Jon described the tractor unit as a complete wreck, but the engine was actually in fairly good order. The gearbox had seized bearings.
Since then, weve added two duvets, four blankets and also a rug on top of the garage door opener external receiver cover. The floors were rotten, so these had to be removed and replaced, and we had to take off the greedy boards: this was the only way we could park the Foden in the barn where it is kept. I was a bit concerned about the loss of originalitythis decision caused, but after talking to a former driver I learnt it hadnt always had a set of greedy boards, so that was okay Further improvements included new brake linings and oil seals for the axles. The effectiveness of the cooling system was also called into question as the cab was always red hot in summer due to the build-up in heat from the engine, but then ice cold in winter.
And cab comfort was much enhanced by slinging out a seat of fairly modern design, and swapping it for one as garage door opener eyes fitted after it had been reupholstered. Jon remarked: The worst of the noise in the cab came from the air filter, which is situated actually inside the cab. All the while you can hear the air going in as a boom, boom, boom noise.
It was an ex-Blue Circle cement eight-wheeler which was bought as a chassis cab and then fitted out with a flatbed and painted in Blue Circle colours. The eight-wheeler coupled to the showman's living van measures some 60ft in garage door opener extension cord Jon continued: The S21 tractor unitwhich we have recently completed came with a 150 Gardner and Fodens super low geared five-speed gearbox, which have both been retained, the engine and gearbox having matching numbers to the original manufacturers documentation. Other than a fuelling problem, the engine was still in good condition, and it ran well after the injector pump had been overhauled.
Herbert saw great potential in this market and began buying and selling motor vehicles and established for himself a good reputation for providing quality vehicles at reasonable prices. His knowledge of the market led one Ernest Foster to ask his advice on the purchase of a new vehicle for his milk garage door opener genie business. Herbert agreed to accompany him to a motor dealers in Manchester to advise on the selection of a suitable vehicle. Perhaps it was fate that decreed that the two men should return that day not with a milk float but with a 26-seater Commer charabanc, a decision which would have far-reaching ramifications for both men.
A new radiator core was supplied by Wrexham Radiators at a cost of ?450, far less than a garage door opener ebay that had quoted ?12 After this arrived back, Howard and Jon then took on the tediously repetitive job of refitting the header and bottom tank to the core sitting in the middle by using a multitude of small, fiddlybolts. New kingpins were fitted on the front axle and these were supplied by John Sanderson of Sandbach, who also provided many other parts, such as hinges and pins for the tipper body, from his large stock which he bought when Foden went out of business.
He started JET Petroleum Ltd in 1954, a name apparently inspired by the jet garage door opener electric eye of the 1950s its early logo even carried the silhouette of a Vulcan bomber. By supplying lower-priced fuel than other companies, Bill soon expanded his business all over Yorkshire. By the way, his first tanker was an AEC Mammoth Major, registration JET 855, which was restored a fewyears ago. In 1961 JET was purchased by Conoco, a US company with roots goingback to 1 Since then JET has become a familiar brand all over the UK and Europe.
However, we do know it showsJET's fleet number 73831, a twin-steer 1992 ERF E According to the DVLA this lorry was last on the road in February 200 We'll end with this garage door opener electrical requirements 1987 Foden 4300 and Phillips Petroleum 66 tanker trailer. What's the significance? Conoco and Phillips merged in 2002 to form ConocoPhillips.
Many years ago our family used to run our own haulage company," he recalls. My father started off as a garage door opener extender band, after he completed his National Service in the late 1940s. In those days he used to drive Leyland Comets, along with whatever else was available.
We were using several makes of vehicles including AEC, Mercedes and ERF. Things went well up until 1990, when my father suffered a heart attack. The family decide he couldnt continue as the garage door opener extension risks were too great. I wasnt in a position to run the business on my own, so we decided to sell it as a going concern.
It was actually put up for auction at the same garage door opener electrical diagram sale as my Borderer back in the late 1990s. It then did the rounds with a couple of enthusiasts who patched the lorry up a bit, before I acquired the vehicle. It became obvious early on that the ERF was going to need a full bottom-up restoration, and I took it from there. Ready for the off! The cab needed a complete makeover, as witness the condition ofthe seats.
Tyres dont last long on old trucks, garage door opener repair if they have been shunted around various yards. I pulled the lid of the gearbox, and had a quick look inside. Things appeared to be okay so I decided to let sleeping dogs lie. Touch wood, I havent had any problems since.
These fibreglass cabs were quite strong for their day, but theywere also garage door opener remote dent and difficult to straighten out. I managed to pull the roof The interior isa much nicer place to be now! The ERF B Series A lot was riding on the ERF's new B Series when it was first announced at the 1974 Earl's Court MotorShow. This was partly due to the previous LV and A Series, which had been very successful during the 60s and early 70s.
The instruments were well designed, and featured a Smiths Industries rev counter, air pressure, garage door opener reviews and temperature gauges. ERF offered four-, six-, and eight-wheeled rigid models, with a ladder frame constructed from carbon manganese steel. Side and cross-members were bolted together using clearance holes and anti-vibration nuts.
Fortunately, John was able to fall back on that favourite standby of a lot of restorers: a donor vehicle. Aberdeen is a bit out on a limb, and getting hold of spare parts can sometimes be a problem, he explained. Luckily I managed to pick up a similar ERF from a garage door opener repair service sale. The lorrywas actually a year younger, and fitted with a Rolls-Royce engine.
While the charabanc business continued the firm had also started its first regular bus service operating on a route between Manchester and Swinton. Corporation seemingly took a dim view of this private enterprise and started to run its own service on the same route and charging discounted fares which Foster & Seddon could not compete with and they terminated their service. By 1929 the business had grown considerably but a setbackwas on the horizon and this involved the sale of a Lancia to a customer in Hampshire. The terms of the sale required the vehicle to be delivered to Hampshire but on that journey the vehicle was garage door opener programming in a serious accident.
If you dont look after the vehicle, it will soon start to deteriorate. You have to keep on top of garage door opener replacement especially if you are rallying the lorry, or using it for road runs. My two sons Philip and David are also keen enthusiasts, and usually help out. I managed to get hold of a step frame trailer, and I put the Borderer on the back when I take it to shows.
It was midday in France when not a lot moves until after quartorze heures two oclock; for this is the time to eat. Lunch was announced over the loudspeaker system and a long queue snaked out of a very large warehouse, into the heat of this garage door opener remote replacement day. On following the people, we found four more appliances, all well looked after. These were the older, pre-1939, vintage vehicles, which had now been restored and had been given a home indoors.
British, based on an Austin K6 3-ton truck. As we left the garage door opener repair parts of ex-surplus material, we slipped into the commercial world of fire-appliance design. Laffly, a French manufacturer not very well known in Britain, was the chassis on which a nice 1951 pump escape, ex-Chatou force, was resting.
Used in industrial and airport locations from the late Fifties, these vehicles replaced the ageing adapted GMC deuce and a halfs on the airfield apron. Manufacturers design could be carefully studied in the way that the Marcanets had lined up their vehicles. After the ex-forces garage door opener replacement parts GMC and Dodge, there were three or four other lines which represented interesting periods in French fire-fighting vehicle history.
Designated the F294WM, it was probably the first time Cargo was used as a model type by Ford, it being resurrected later for its popular distribution vans and lightweight artics in the 1980s. This one could have been a derivative, the garage door opener receiver from 1954, an example which worked in the commune ofForbach, near Metz, close to the border with Germany Probably one of the oldest Cifa^ns in the field was the P45 or 45U, with Drouville bodywork, from around 1 A six-cylinder, P38 Cifa^n engine powered this airfield appliance which utilised a 1200-gallon water tank and carried foam-compound in cans. One hundred and fifty of this type were made and eight men would have been assigned to it.
Apart from the ubiquitous GAK, which was on just about every fire station apron in the Seventies and Eighties, the Berliet chassis was used to great effect for some very nice designs. The attractive limousine-style bodies were built in the Fifties. There were a garage door opener remote control of good examples here known as GLB19R and GLA19C.
The next weight range was usually a four-wheel-drive vehicle on either an ex-military Dodge WC51/52 weapons-carrier chassis or perhaps, a converted WC64 ambulance. garage door opener troubleshooting examples were pictured in the first part of this feature last month. Not red, but hazard colours, this Belgian International Loadstar 1600-based appliance sports a serious pump on the bumper bar.
The badge adorning the front was DeSoto, a name most enthusiasts would probably associate with large gas-guzzling American automobiles of the Fifties and Sixties, and rightly so. DeSoto is one of those marketing names which has been dropped for one garage door opener transmitter or another, then along comes an advertising person looking for a new zappy name and resurrects it for a theme or a new image-based campaign. Belgium, for some reason, runs a lot of appliances in this style, but sadly, we havent worked out why they are so favoured over there in particular, except for the obvious aesthetic or access motive. The second unit was running in orange and white and comes out of the Brussels Bruxelles brigade.
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Originally the Foden works prototype, this impressive articulated outfit is a worthy newcomer to the large collection of vehicles carrying the colourful dark blue and gold livery of the Knowles preserved fleet. This latest addition joins the many interesting vehicles acquired over the last 20 years or so, which includes examples of Albion, Bedford, Commer, Dodge, Foden, Guy, Leyland, Rutland, and Sentinel vehicles, plus the interesting Leyland Gas Turbine. The garage door opener torsion spring of the Foden Twinload as it was named, was prompted by the impending introduction of an increase in the permitted capacity of articulated vehicles by virtue of revised Construction and Use Regulations in 1 The new regulation allowed for a 32-ton gross combined laden weigh for an articulated vehicle with five axles, without stipulating whether the tractive unit had two, three or even four axles.
as chief salesman he showed a certain tenacity and ingenuitywhen it came to concluding a sale. Legend has it that he was referred to by many as the man-eating director. The rebuilt truck business proved to be an immediate success and seeking further expansion in 1930 a distributor agreement was garage door opener kit with the American truck builder REO which had a UK factory in Hammersmith.
In addition to the Foden prototype, units did appear in the fleets of Langley Forge, Coalmoor Refractories, F&F Robinson and John Harvey & Sons. The majority of these did include trailers of the design length of 16ft 6in, with the exception of the Langley Forge unit, which was shorter for operating reasons. The three vehicles specified by Harveys included two arranged as bulk tankers, with the third being of the van type with fitted sheet or curtain design on both garage door opener track and trailer.
I used to think this photograph was taken on Leven Bank near Yarm on Teesside but Malcolm Simpson knows the road as being the route between Fishburn and Coxhoe in County Durham which was used by big loads to avoid driving through the awkward centre of Sedgefield. Siddle had a short phase during the mid-1950s of painting his vehicles in this superb cream-based livery but subsequently reverted to his well known garage door opener trolley Office Red. He later told me the reason whybut Ill save that story for another time. The Scammell Mountaineer RUP 900 which picked up the nickname ofOld Smokey worked hard for Cooks but its seen here waiting for a double head on this particular incline.
On the face of it, things couldnt have been much better. This native of Stanley in County Durham was a passionate motorcycle nut so having a job as a mechanic for bike specialists Consett Autos was as good as it garage door opener theft He was courting Betty Smith they would marry in 68 so his future although unknown certainly looked rosy. But when redundancy at the bike shop came out of the blue, Malcolm didnt have a clue what to do: I didnt fancy the prospect of being unemployed, he says, but I wasnt sure where to turn.
So I chipped in and said that I never missed work and could be relied on -and that seemed to do the trick. With the power to hire and fire, Ralph was able to give Malcolm the nod and he uttered the words Malcolm wanted to hear: He told me to Get your case and while I didnt have a case I knew I had ajob even though I didnt have a clue what Id be doing. Go back as far as you like in garage door opener troubleshooting sears craftsman history and youll probably find that the very first haulage driver also had a drivers mate. It was probably one of the earliest examples of an apprenticeship because as well as the wagon lad helping out the driver with deliveries/loading etc.
Tayforth initially an amalgam of Road Services Forth and Caledonian was mainly a Scottish-based set-up that had been started up after BRS was denationalised in the early 1950s. However such was the growth of this massive Road Services set-up, BRS in the guise of its parent NFC/RHE it had various names was to actually buy its shares back and gradually absorb Tayforth back into the Government-owned organisation. Its a strange garage door opener troubleshooting liftmaster and well come back to this later but to young Malcolm, everything was new and everything was a sharp learning curve.
It was Siddles son Geoff who firstly headed up the management tree although Malcolm recalls it was the well-respected heavy haulage traffic manager Foster Hickson who was his main boss. Siddle would still be seen around the yard and Malcolm recalls one daywhen the former owner even told him off: I was in the yard painting a trailer and because it was so cold, I had one hand in my pocket. garage door opener troubleshooting sensors spotted me and even though he wasnt the boss any more he said: I pay you to work with two hands so get it out of your pocket The only other time Malcolm came into contact with Siddle was when Malcolm had to be given a lift down to Lawsons Cafe in North Yorkshire when a mate was urgently needed: Siddle was with his other son Raymond who then had a Lotus Cortina car and I think its the quickest lift Ive ever had.
The fiddle was that you claimed overnight expenses although you spent the night in your own bed. The downside with such an arrangement for a mate like Malcolm was if he was late getting a lift back to the wagon the next morning. Malcolm recalls feeling the wrath of Jock Gallachers garage door opener youtube for such an incident: And I was only 10 minutes late but he went without me.
Malcolm admits he was wheel-happy and loved to be given the chance to take the helm and many Cook drivers let the mate take over, especiallywhen running empty. The first time Malcolm drove a fully loaded motor thiswas from Teesside to Grangemouth in Scotland. The four crew were, from left, Malcolm, Russell Thomlinson, Cliff garage door opener yellow light and Joe Lee.
In 1972, the garage door opener yorba linda was made to relocate all the Cook heavy haulage vehicles to the nearby Pickfords depot at Birtley. However it had been the introduction of the Plating & Testing Regulations that saw the death knell of many of Cooks old trailers and Malcolm could still shed a tear on the cutting up ofhis beloved loco trailer, that was specially made by the Consett concern of Frejon Engineering. "Wed do 12 nights on the trot before taking two days off and then you did a week on days, shunting.
But seeing that they soon closed the depot, I was pleased I didnt get thejob. Of course our man has loads of stories to tell of his 15 years with Cooks. We like the one where he saved the day in Newport but youll have to ask Malcolm why his wagons driver was in police custody at the time! However, if Malcolm has to pick just one tale to tell, it would probably be about the day which he garage door opener yakima wa was the hardest days work of his life: I was with John Gallacher and wed gone to Cardiff to collect a loco that had to be taken to Kilmarnock to be repaired and refurbished. At the time, John s motor was RUP 60D a well thought-of Atkinson 6x4 tractor unit -which was rated for something like 60 tons gross.
PERKINS POWER Integral to the design was the choice of engine and in 1936 F Perkins Ltd had introduced its new P6 diesel engine. This new power unit was both lighter and cheaper than the Gardner engines which Robert garage door opener quit working had also considered and it was the P6 which he chose to power his new truck. A new four-speed gearbox was also designed together with a lightweight chassis frame using 8in wide steel side rails. A sheet steel floor pressing which incorporated the front mudguards, dash and engine cover was another novel and weight-saving design and this provided a firm base for the coach-built cab.
This just goes to show what an experienced driver and his best mate can achieve with slightly inferior equipment. These were garage door opener youngstown ohio happy days for the much travelled Malcolm Simpson. The big Constructor with the loco trailer. Innate British creativity is recognised as the key to economic salvation.
The main exception was Sentinel. In 1933 the last champion of steam-powered commercials introduced its S Type four-, six and eight-wheelers. They were die apogee of steam road transport vehicle development, with mechanicals under the chassis the so-called undertype layout and the cab was ahead garage door opener york pa boiler, making an S Type outwardly similar to an internal combustion-engined forward control truck.
While this reduced output from 90 to 80bhp for the four-cylinder and 135 to 123bhp for the six, peak power was delivered at lower revs. Way ahead of its time and now restored, the 1934 AEC 8x8 truck/tractor has pride of place in Australia's National Road Transport Hall of Fame, garage door opener youtube motorcycle funny videos Springs. Having pioneered artics in Britain with its 1919 Six-Wheeled Tractor-Lorry', Scammell was a prodigious innovator.
Scarab trailers used Scammells unique coupling system with integral landing wheels. Comparable in garage door opener yellow light flashing was the Scammell mid-engined Trunker of 1960, designed in anticipation of Construction and Use Regulations changes permitting 32-ton artics with two-axle drive. The gearbox was mounted ahead of the horizontally installed Gardner 6HLX. Power was taken by a shaft under the engine to the bogie.
Being a Scammell, accomplishing the unexpected was part of the pedigree, so the Commander fleet had no trouble running at maximum load across garage door opener universal remote desert terrain. On the matter of army logistic vehicle mobility, today, as MAN in Germany, Oshkosh in the US and others have demonstrated, eight-wheel drive is par for the course. Although only two 8x8 types have ever been manufactured in numbers in Britain, the country was the first to properly experiment with eight-wheel drive.
Having led the waywith steamerswith 'undertype' mechanicals, in garage door opener using iphone to diesel, it was logical for Sentinel to locate its in-house-designed four and six-cylinder engines under thechassis. Conceived following a request from an aluminium aircraft components manufacturer, long-wheelbase Jensen trucks and pantechnicons were designed for light, high-volume loads. The AEC 8x8 is known to Australians as the Government Roadtrain.
The garage door opener universal payload capacity with trailers was 30 tons. In operation however, this was exceeded by a considerable margin as in service it typically hauled four trailers, two locally built units being added after its arrival in Australia. In a very real sense, the AEC was a genuine first and a strong contender for the title of Britains greatest-ever truck and greatest lost opportunity.
Its styling drew from US parent General Motors GMC and Chevrolet short-hood cab-overs. Curvaceous, compound-curvature front panel pressings give it character all of its own. In its day, the S type 7-tonner together with its three-ton-rated military RL 4x4 derivative -enjoyed the garage door opener unit of being built in bigger volumes that any other British truck. Another daring departure from accepted practice was the Rootes Groups introduction in the early 1950s of Commer seven-ton trucks.
ft from 7 litres, it was killed following Chryslers takeover of Rootes in 1 No less radical was the new wave of distinctively British HGV cab designs introduced by the ERF KV Čĺĺă-Vue line, which pioneered both wraparound windscreens and glass reinforced plastic cabs. For vehicles produced in moderate volumes, GRP allowed panels with compound curves without incurring the high tooling costs of steel pressings. As a piece of styling, how leading-edge the KV was is easily garage door opener used The year of its debut, 1953, saw the launch of the Chevrolet Corvette, the worlds first volume production car with a wraparound windscreen.
For a period during that decade, the 330-ton-rated GTW Rotinoff Super Atlantic a 6x4 with a garage door opener user manual Rolls-Royce C8SFL supercharged straight-eight out-powered any other purpose-engineered prime mover in series production anywhere in the world at the time. The main customer was the Swiss Army. Bigger still were the two Leyland FV1200 prototype 6x6s conceived for subsequently cancelled British military requirements. Power was provided by a 510bhp direct-injection 18-litre Rover Meteorite petrol engine.
The test report concluded. With the new vehicle being the only diesel-engined 6-tonner on the market which could legally travel at30 mph, and which had an on the road price of well under ?1000, the Seddon proved to be an immediate success. Production quickly rose to seven or eight garage door opener quietest each week and by the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 there were more than 200 Seddon 6-tonners on the road. However production of the lorry came to a halt after the outbreak of war due to shortage of the major components and instructions from the Ministry of Supply that the company was to produce trailers for use by the military.
But when it comes to dynamic performance in the operating environment it was designed for and as a formidable example of all-round ingenuity like the industry that created it the Stalwart was in a dass by itself. It has to be admitted that ideas pioneered by most ground-breaking Brits either died when the models ceased production or fell from grace for other reasons. And one of the earliest and most extreme prefaced a vehicle design solution quickly dropped by its maker but revived decades later when it became the basis for garage door opener uses followed by mass-market cars. It wasnt the rear-engined Leyland Atlantean, Austin-Morris Mini or mid-engined V12 Lamborghini Miura that demonstrated the packaging advantages of a transverse power unit installation.
The 600bhp R-R engined Scammell Commander 6x4 tank transporter garage door opener utah is the most powerful truck ever built in Britain in significant numbers. MarkGredzinski looks back at the first heavy Renaults to really catch on in the UK. Renault never really had a presence among heavy truck makers over here but that situation gradually changed with the TR 280 and its subsequent models.
To kick-start the amalgamation of Saviem and Berliet, a big splash was made of the latter marque with the introduction of the flagship Berliet Centaure, with its 16-litre, 356bhp turbocharged V8 engine. Its luxury spec and high-roofed cab caused quite a stir and predated the similar garage door opener ups Globetrotter by a year. This model subsequently inspired the later Renault Turboliner cab which became a top-spec version of the TR range.
The cab was both quiet and comfortable with reasonable aerodynamics. Itwas trimmedvery well and had good stowage space. It was one of those designs that would garage door opener universal receiver kit good no matter what badge was on the front and lets not forget that in its high datum form, it was chosen for Fords flagship Transcontinental range.
Back in 1987, this Lone R310 model was the only Renault that I recall, nestling among ERF B and C Series anda couple of F88 Volvosina more garage door opener installation brown and red colour scheme. "See You" Transport of Scunthorpe used to run about eight tractors including at least one other Renault that I saw. This R310 model was running empty on a Walsall roundabout in April 1988, probably headed home.
Into the Eighties, the trucks were called the R range. Renault produced both the R310 and the later R 340 for the British buyers. In 1979 the R 365 model came on stream with a turbocharged and intercooled 12-litre diesel. This was a garage door opener installation cost low-revving unit but made a healthy 1193lb-ft of torque, making its 360bhp very usable.
This clean R310 example was quite new when photographed in November 1989 in the Duddeston area of garage door opener iphone app It is fitting that Elf Petroleum used to use many French-derived tanker units like this R 310 tractor. In use during the 1980s, it used tooperate out of aterminal in Oldbury in the West Midlands.
John was brought up in the Coatbridge area, and has been a big fan of commercial vehicles since he was a boy. He is a bus driver by trade, and operates a family coach business. Because he is in his sixties he now takes more of a back seat, and spends most of his time buying and restoring old vehicles. His past CV garage door opener installation instructions several light commercials including a 1970 Bedford CA ice cream van, a pair of Austin/Morris Minor pick-ups, and a Thames 400E.
Unfortunately he wanted to hold out for ?2,000, so I didnt take the matter further. I then had second thoughts, and asked a friend to put in a late bid on my behalf. Fortunately my friend was on the ball, and 1 ended up getting the vehicle for just ?1,250, As you can garage door opener installers near me the owner was not best pleased, when I turned up on his doorstep a second time to take delivery! There was another occasion where I had been chasing a pick-up on and off for three years.
The type was converted into a number of different formats, including an ambulance and garage door opener interference It was also very popular with the Post Office, and was used as a 240cu ft mail van, and a one-ton telephone utilityvehicle. The LC5 had a brief moment of fame, when an ex-GPO vehicle was featured in the memorable blow the doors off scene in the popular movie The Italian Job starring Michael Caine.
An improved braking system had been introduced for the new model and the existing 6-tonner with the previous vacuum assisted garage door opener questions having been replaced by a Lockheed hydraulic system. Interestingly the first of the new model to be built was a non-standard bespoke chassis with a 10ft wheelbase. The tipper was built for S Taylor Frith & Co Ltd for use in the rather arduous conditions of its quarry near Buxton in Derbyshire. A NEW FACTORY Production facilities at Salford were not ideal with workshops being in several different locations and the severe lack of space hampered any expansion plans.
Apparently the vehicle had been locked in there for years, and the padlock had deteriorated and seized up. We huffed and puffed but couldnt get it open, so I agreed to come back later in the week. By this time David had managed to retrieve the lorry, and we garage door opener issues to an arrangement.
I believe a full restoration was carried out by one of the previous owners, Tony Hutchinson, back in 200 Apparently the job took him nine years, which is a long time in anybodys book. All the timber work was renewed, the metal sand blasted and repainted, and the seats reupholstered. The interior of the cab was also garage door opener images refurbished. Having acquired the lorry, John then had to decide what to carry on the back for ballast.
These ranged in size from 10cwt to 50cwt,and were mostly powered bythe company's own engines. Like other British manufacturers of this period, the lorries were very much aworkin progress. Bythe time the production models were eventually launched, they had already undergone several modifications. During the late 1950s and 1960s BMC also continued its garage door opener instructions of converting some of its saloon cars into light vans.
With 2017 markingthe models 25th anniversary, this is another DAF which can be added to the ranks ofmodern classics. This was probably the garage door opener installation video time to introduce any model and the worsening recession saw further severe falls in the truck sales in the UK and Europe. The UK market was hit particularly badly with sales falling DAFS WINNING FORMULA StalkersTransport of Carlisleowned this Leyland DAF 85 360 6x2 tractor unit.
The design of the cab practically cried out to be fitted to an eight-wheeler and it was no surprise when DAF added a stylish eight-legger to the range in 1 DAF described the cab as both garage door opener odyssey 1000 and functional and the single bunk sleeper version was fitted as standard while a day cab was available as an option, as was the aerodynamic kit which included a cab-top deflector and side valances. The cab, with its tapered design, measured 26 metres across the front and 49 metres at the rear, and also featured a smooth front, bonded windscreen, wraparound steel bumpers and staircase access. The low floor height needed only two steps for easy access unlike many of its rivals which had three. The interior was also impressive and DAF claimed that the cab on the 85 Series offered the largest usable workspace of any cab in its class.
The excellent ride and handling qualities of the 85 Series chassis was the result of an extensive research programme to develop a chassis which minimised vehicle roll. Computer-aided garage door opener operation techniques and test rigs which pushed chassis prototypes beyond breaking points were employed during the research and development phase of the project to develop the new trucks. DAF claimed that the cab on the 85 Series offered the largest usable workspace ofany cab in its class.
With EGAS there is no mechanical link between the throttle garage door opener overhead and the pump but DAF has shown a commendable belt and braces approach by routeing a conventional throttle cable alongside the EGAS signal wire to get you home if the system goes wrong. While delivering a strong performance under test conditions the 360 did have weaknesses, although these to be fair were quite minor and did nothing to detract from what had proved to be an excellent truck. Some criticism was made of the ride quality as some felt that it was a little too firm at the front with a fair degree of road shock coming up through the floor and steering wheel. The drive axle spring parking brakes were not really up to the job, the ZF gearbox could be hard work at times, the night heater vent directed hot air on to the sleeping drivers head and the digital radio display set in the headlining could hardly be seen.
The use of images from the DAF archive and information from Commercial Motor is gratefully acknowledged. Fisherman's Mutual Association Eyemouth Ltd garage door opener opens by itself DAF 85CF 430 4x2 tractor unit. Photo Alan Barnes. Then why not enter your vehicle into our Classic Truck Section at the TIPexI 6 Auction on Wednesday 1stJune The Great Yorkshire Showground Harrogate The classic auction at TIPex is now in its third year and has generated some fantastic results.
The firm was originally known as the Albion Motor Car Company and retained that name until 1930 when it became simply Albion Motors. The production of commercial vehicles really took off at the famous Scotstoun factory following a large order for three-ton chain-driven lorries for the War Department in the First World War. In 1926 the Albion featured here Model SB. 24 chassis number 4039L was sold via garage door opener on sale main dealers McAra to Keillers of Dundee, the famous jam and marmalade manufacturer.
Thus began the start of Goffs long history in the transport industry In the mid-1960s Goff became aware of a vintage vehicle club that undertook a run for vintage commercials from London to Brighton. It must be said that the HCVS, as it is now called, was born out of the love for commercial vehicles of the late Michael Banfield. The coincidence here is that both he and Goff were on the same school bus together in the 1950s. Later on Michael was running his famous coach business nearby to Herne Hill where Goffs removals business was based, and he was invited by Michael to Battersea Park one Sunday morning to see the old vehicles pull garage door opener only works sometimes bound for Brighton.
By 1948 the business had moved to new premises at Greg Street in Reddish and the companybegan to diversify. A contract was agreed with Seddon for the delivery of chassis and to handle this business a new company Contractors Vehicle Deliveries Ltd was formed. This was good business and very soon the new company had over a hundred drivers delivering chassis not only for Seddon but also military equipment for the USAF garage door opener qx50 2016 programming at Burtonwood.
He was halfway through drawing up plans for this when he got to hear that a farmer in Penhurst, Kent, could possibly have an old Albion lorry cab in his barn that was intended for use as a summerhouse. Having found out the location Goff took a chance and called on him. At first the farmer was very garage door opener outlet location of this unknown man knocking at his door asking if he happened to have an old lorry cab and, if so, could he have a look at it? The farmer was taking his time thinking about this request so Goff played his trump card and showed him some photographs of the cabless Albion.
Never being one to shirk a challenge, Goff booked a passage for himself, his family and the lorry on the P&O liner Oronsay, sailing from Southampton for garage door opener off track There were no container ships as such in those days so the lorry was craned into the luggage hold of the ship. The rally was an international affair and around 300 cars and motorcycles came from all over the world to take part. The Albion was one of few true commercial vehicles taking part.
mainland was someT-Cutand a good waxing! The Albion travelled under its own power via Dover and Calais to Brussels and again proved what a reliable vehicle it was. The purpose of thejourney was not only to commemorate our entry into the market, but to let the Brussels lawmakers know that FIVA was a force to be garage door opener options with because of the very enthusiastic and influential body of people in this country who love veteran and vintage vehicles and who wish to keep them operating on our roads. It could be said that Goffs Albion was instrumental in this endeavour. Bythe early 1980s, as his business expanded, Goff s collection of vintage vehicles had outgrown the space available and, with some regret he decided to downsize his collection, including the Albion.
So once again the Albion was on the way to Brighton driven by Goffs son Les and, fittingly, co-driven by Steve Mountford, for whom Les worked as an garage door opener opens but does not close years ago. In fact Steve was the very workshop manager who, with Goff, had carried out much of the original restoration work back at Lambeth in the Sixties. Sadly, and for the first time that Goff can remember, the old girl suffered from a fuel feed problem on the way down and, despite the teams best efforts, did not make it across the finishing line under its own power.
The easiest method I have found when removing Welch plugs is to drill a 5mm hole with a hand drill. A small slide hammer adapted with a length of 6mm studding. This is wound into the tapped hole. A 5mm drill is the garage door opener parts size for a 6mm tap.
If you have a really ancient machine then it is possible that your engine block may have screwed-in plugs similar to the ones used on hot water systems, or solid metal plugs hammered in, but by now most of these vehicles will have been relegated to a museum. Core plugs have an uncanny knack of starting to leak when least expected, the usual course of events is that due to a lack of antifreeze at some point in the engines history the steel core plug starts to rust on the inside, so from the outside nothing seems untoward, until you prod that flake of paint on the core plug itself and a torrent ensues! This is inevitably just as you are leaving for an event. When undertaking an engine rebuild it is a false economy to overlook the core plugs, however good they appear, as they are relatively cheap to buy and easy to fit, especially if the engine is mounted on an engine stand. It is possible to garage door opener problems core plugs on the vehicle without dismantling but on a lot of engines some are hidden from view behind the engine bulkhead/firewall and it is usually these that give the trouble.
The stub sticking out from the slide hammer is now screwed in, and after a few taps with the slide hammer, the plugjust pops out. This has taken longer to explain than to complete! Any thread will do, and I only used 6mm metric thread, as I had it to hand but any similar size, metric or imperial, would do. One benefit with garage door opener prices a small size is that if you drill the hole in the centre of the plug and you then find it too rotten to take a thread, you have plenty more chances around the periphery of the plug. The cup plug is usually removed by hitting the plug to one side with a suitable sized punch or drift so that it turns on its axis, giving access for a pair of pliers or grips that will then just pull out the old plug with a good tug.
The ubiquitous Series Land Rover engine block an ideal candidate to demonstrate fitting cup-type core plugs. To get this garage door opener parts craftsman of plug out, using a suitable punch, tap the plugon one side and it should spin around on itsaxis. Two minutes with the invaluable digital vernier and I discovered that 75mm is in fact 762in, which is 12 thou
Fortunately, the 1in plugs for the other side of the block were the right size so all that was left to do was fit them all to the engine. To give the whole picture, I have demonstrated changing a cup plug in a Land Rover Series IIA engine block. The block in question was inherited with a load of other Land Rover stuff, and I had some cup plugs in stock as they are the same size as the ones garage door opener pictures in the Discovery TDi engine I re-plugged a couple of years ago after a major water leak.
Bill and Ail^n Mattraverstalkto BobTuckabout Porlock Hill in Somerset and this rather special Uni power that is still more than capable of pulling its weight. John Gornallll's restoration of the Atkinson Defender he bought new in 1975 reflects the epitome of the classic British eight-wheeler. It is certainly big, blue and beautiful but garage door opener parts sears one very small part of its signwriting that has the most significance.