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Nick Johns

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  1. Vehicles that require an MOT will be Exempt for 6 months during the Corona crisis https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mots-for-cars-vans-and-motorcycles-due-from-30-march-2020?fbclid=IwAR06FK0QRjTmysnuYjkgFvAHmVolsw_Shi8Gsc_MImyN09afWge2t1-OUNc
  2. The annual HCVS historic Commercial vehicle London to Brighton road run on 3rd May is also Cancelled, usually had good number of military vehicle entries
  3. Event Cancelled
  4. Also on Ebay a Butterfield bowser https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/World-war-2-fuel-bowser/274243851395?_trkparms=aid%3D333200%26algo%3DCOMP.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D225113%26meid%3D15dbd2308d7341d490a9689272588240%26pid%3D100008%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D133351879350%26itm%3D274243851395%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DItemStripV7&_trksid=p2047675.c100008.m2219
  5. link to the above MW water tank https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Tractor-Drawn-Bowser-Water-Tank-on-Iron-wheels/133351879350?hash=item1f0c6432b6:g:u8cAAOSwG8NeYBT2
  6. it will be well preserved then
  7. these larger chssis number tags were fitted to the later Jeeps, Willys had by then Trademarked the name Jeep and called it a Willys Scout Car
  8. , nice to see the original chassis tag in the bottom pic, it needs a Very Gentle clean. its fragile alluminium, if the dvla want to inspect the jeep, they will want to see the tag and read the chassis number, they do not inspect all applications
  9. Indeed it is, another one for sale on Withams auction, this one is complete https://bid.mod-sales.com/auctions/7371/witham10109/lot-details/648d7894-b4a5-4d28-b712-ab6b00bdf116
  10. search result shows two hmvf members last year Wanted to buy 10.00x22 tyres,
  11. On Ebay now is another recent US import Very original 1945 MB Jeep, Same date of delivery 4-3-45 and Only 148 apart on chassis number 431882, so both Jeeps were built and passed inspection on the Same Day!!...amazing !! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Willys-MB-Jeep/333524412257?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D225113%26meid%3D92192946e41f4c72a350b588c9046115%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26mehot%3Dnone%26sd%3D333524412257%26itm%3D333524412257%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2380057&_trksid=p2380057.c100675.m4236&_trkparms=pageci%3Adc8b4685-56f6-11ea-9b90-74dbd180a7b4|parentrq%3A76e8105d1700aad7249dea04fffafffe|iid%3A1
  12. The modern version brake return spring pliers https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CT4398-220mm-Long-Brake-Drum-Return-Spring-Pliers/123323964439?epid=2156927503&hash=item1cb6ae5c17:g:KgoAAOSwQq1be7XH
  13. LDV World sells parts on Ebay https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Automotive-Repair-Shop/LDV-World-310472356486225/
  14. HCVS statement, read the first paragraph from DVSA letter, ...Pre 1960 over 3.5 ton Lorries & Trailers used unladen are still exempt from test http://www.hcvs.co.uk/MOT 40 year Press Release for website.pdf
  15. From Richards link above, the unusual Walter 4x4 transmission, using a gearbox transaxle unit, and locking differentials..at least 50 years before Audi perfected the same idea for the Quattro
  16. I see on E. Hants planning there is a new application from your neighbours, the garden centre site, to turn a field into a caravan & motorhome storage facility, so more expansion of that site with a field full of white caravans
  17. I expanded the photo and as Richard observed the truck only has a beam front axle
  18. Usual vague government regs below, but scroll to the bottom and Heavy motor car or locomotive, heavy tractor used before 1938 need only be braked on half its number of wheels, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/1078/schedule/3/made
  19. looks like its a reproduction seat, or somone has repaired it with some neatly made up panels
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