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    Number plates

    Thankyou everyone for your help got a pair ordered now .
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    Number plates

    Could anyone point me in the right direction to get some pressed aluminium military number plates please?
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    Facebook marketplace

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/336411623609756/ may be of interest to ww1 truck restorers
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    Rolls Royce Armoured Car

    Ferguson T20 wheels are six stud as I am looking for a pair!!
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    Rolls Royce Armoured Car

    Hi I have just seen these on facebook !!
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    Puch haflinger

    Wanted has anyone got any puch haflinger parts for sale in the UK I am restoring a very badly modified wreck and am after lots of parts pm me with what you have please.
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    MK3 Covenanter restoration

    When I used to have military vehicles in the late 80s early 90s I was offer a pile of flat Nuffield engines new in crates but didn't ever take the chap up on it I wonder what happened to them. It was a dealer near Bristol had them if I remember rightly he had 20 or so I will try and remember who it was he bought them at a military auction somewhere. I went to see them and they were painted military engine green/blue £250 as I said in boxes on frames
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    Leyland Hippo

    Awesome truck but buy a mk2b with single back wheels not the one with twins or had singles put on it as they are sloooooow you can make it a little quicker by turning the transfer box round and putting 12.00 /20 tyres on it that makes for an exciting drive ! Roll a cigarette between gear changes and keep her well greased they get easier to drive with use! With mine if it sat for a month or two everything used to stiffen up but got better after around 20 miles! The old 600 Leyland engine is pretty indestructible keep the oil changed and check for oil leaks. Also I do not know if any other hippos do it but both the ones I had used to jam up in the gearbox between gears and had to be towed backwards to get it out of gear. I did hundreds of miles in the ones I had and it's lovely being up high and watching the world trundle by. Also check the charging system is working as they have a mighty funny system to get juice into the batteries it's something like 24 volt lighting 12 volt charging and 6 volt starting (odd anyway). It's also worth taking the wheel nuts off and oiling the threads and keep a decent breaker bar on board I had a puncture and had to use OXY acetylene to get the nuts undone! Hope this is of help as I said they are a fabulous truck oodles of room in the back and fun to drive.
  9. I would not know how much fuel I used but I had a Steyr puch haflinger ex royal marine commando and drove that to work everyday and shows or AWDC events at weekends it's top speed was 30 mph and I drove it to stoneleigh bovington st austell south Wales and all the local green lanes pub meets etc and I wore it out and had to have a rebore on the engine! It was 15 miles each way to work 5 days a week and I did that for a year so the little haffy did a lot of miles altogether!
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    On the subject of square nuts have a look on dragon driving there is a chap that sells them in all different sizes for carriages!
  11. I fitted a Volvo f12 engine in the Martian that I owned years ago it worked very well not the fastest thing on the planet though!! And from what I remember it fitted in and missed the steering box and most other parts!
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    Range Wrecks

    Something similar to this for sale on eBay under military vehicles
  13. Welcome to the forum I used to own a lot of vehicles and lived near warmley in south glos your Albion looks lovely
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    Wanted cab 13 cab parts

    Pm sent there are possibly parts fairly near to you!!
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    Spotted today....

    Seen this morning in Frome somerset a JCB yellow m561 Gama goat no reg number visible and chap driving certainly liked the noise of the Detroit!!