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About 2691H

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  • Birthday 01/27/1943

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    Laxey, Isle of Man, IM4 7PJ
  • Interests
    My vehicles in age, 1937 Austin 7 Ruby, 1942 Dingo, 1986 110FFR, RAF MJ, MT500&350 & trailers
  • Occupation
    Farmer/engineer

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  1. 2691H

    new home required

    open to offers on first come basis. 01892 853873
  2. 2691H

    new home required

    Hi Folks I know it is not spring yet, but I need to clear out my kit and find good homes for the following.Manuals from SEME, REME, Royal School of Military Engiieers, Chatterden Ect. Plant Roads and Airfields School, MG11, Scrapper 4/6, D6C, Chalmers Alis-Chalmers, B100 The Army School of Mechanical Transport, ASMT, Advanced Training Wing, The Problem with Death. General Mechanical Principles Sep 1990 SEME, Engine Technology, Vehicle machanic upgrade 11-1, Transmission, Manual of Field Engineering, Volume 11 all arms, Detection and Clearance of Mines, 2x Part2 Field Defences (1970) amendment No1, Part4 Demolishion 1967, Pamphlet No5 Minelaying 1971 Oils 3x seal 25lts drums OMD330, 10 x 1lt cans OMD45 and some part 25lt drums AL14 I am out of the UK in 10 days till next year, can monitor the forum, no get rush as my barns are still semi full. Wish you all a happy Christmas, it is just around the corner. Regards Mick
  3. 2691H

    MJ MOT requirements

    Thank you Gents a great help.
  4. 2691H

    MJ MOT requirements

    On E-Bay is listed a "B"(84-85) Reg MJ shown as MOT exempt. My MJ "Y" (82-83) plate, full canvass and TCV seats + tail lift was subject to a full HGV test under the old regulations before I barn stored her some years ago. Before the new regulations came out I under stood that the rear springs needed down grading to come under the 7.5 ton limit. Advice please folks, can I run my MJ (PLG) as MOT exempt without down grading the springs? Cheers Mick
  5. Has Withams lost the MOD contract, any one know the current situation.
  6. 2691H

    Despatch Rider MT 360

    Do you mean an MT350?. For both the MT500 and 350 I had Barbour jacket and trousers over 95 pattern kit with standard infantry boots. I returned the trousers to Barbour to have brasses fitted to stop them skidding down whilst riding.
  7. 2691H

    MORRIS COMMERCIAL - restoration project

    Good Morning Florian. Please find attached details of a good engine man in 2221 Booischot. I have received permission to pass on his details. Marc Wouters, marc@pm-enginerepair.be. Good luck with the project, tell him mad Mick from the Isle of Man gave you his details. Cheers Mick
  8. 2691H

    WANTED - MK/MJ Canvas Roof Panel

    Neil. Try Vehicle Independent Parts (Hastings) Ltd 01424858314 Bedford Truck Parts Sales. Graham Eaton He took all my Bedford parts and sheets as I have had to clear kit due to injury. I know it included two roof sheets one used with slight edge damage and one new with a hole which can be repaired. Good luck Mick
  9. 2691H

    Brake cylinder sleeving

    good advise, thanks very much. michael
  10. 2691H

    Brake cylinder sleeving

    cheers.and thank you
  11. 2691H

    Brake cylinder sleeving

    Thank you Richard. When brakes are done she will move to the Isle of Man, being the only Dingo out here. If you visit the island for any of the racing let me know as I can help with arrangements. Regards Mick
  12. I am looking for a company who can re-sleeve my Daimler Dingo brake cylinders. Any one know of a good firm. Thanks Mick
  13. 2691H

    items of interest at my Hamleys

    Being forced to down size due to injury. Going on the market early next year some of my (toys) vehicles, trailers and workshop kit. I did try and do this several years ago under "all must go" but ended up in hospital and unable to contact the replies, sorry . Some of the kit: Former RAF Regiment MJ, tilt and canvas, old style TCV seats, tail lift and very low mileage, 1.75 ton trailer, 1 ton Rapier trailer from the Falklands, new boxed immersion field water heater, 110 soft top new canvas and used Bedford/Daff canvass and odds and ends of vehicle new parts, plus one demountable pod suitable for a camper. Other workshop items: Shelving, mobile compressors, large tool cabinet, work benches, manual vehicle recovery winch, wood working bench, 3ph arc welder, 20ft curtain side container, large former REME armory cabinet. Al;l items are situated in East Sussex TN6 area. If anyone is interested send me your details to tumbledown.farm@yahoo.com and I will contact you nearer the time. Happy Christmas to all, Mick
  14. 2691H

    Daf 4x4

    Looks good, but remember that any vehicle can get bogged down, even tanks, take care and enjoy the vehicle. Mick
  15. 2691H

    Daf 4x4

    aHi Doug I passed my driving test on a 1953 Commer with a crash gearbox and love two types of vehicle, big and slow or small and fast (P6 Rover manual V8). When the Daf came into service we were told not to use it as a tow/recovery truck off road as we used the MK/MJ, as the chassic can bend. For mud plucking and off road work the MJ beat the Daf hands down. The Daf I considered to be a road vehicle and gave a better ride than the MJ, going into location off road give me an MJ any time. The other factor is the MJ had bar grip tyres and not road type tyres as the Daf. Have Fun and if you are new to trucks, remember the steer you back wheels. Mick
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