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About philb

  • Birthday 05/06/1949

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  1. Great work, Richard. I'm looking forward to seeing it.
  2. Sorry, "Rob", I must learn to type someday.
  3. Brilliant rob, you must be pleased. Looking forward to seeing it at some events, whenever.
  4. Brilliant work Rob, you're a real dynamo!
  5. It sounds like an empty limber would qualify as an unladen trailer but what about a 25 pounder? Serious question.
  6. Look in Clive's corner for "all charged up", it will tell you everything.
  7. Update: Thanks to Keith Benfield's detective work we now have the hull number and Bovington are going to provide supporting paperwork for DVLA.
  8. Thanks Robin. I found him on the British and Commonwealth Soft-skins group.
  9. Thanks chaps. I found the plate but the hull number has been obliterated by someone - on purpose. Any chance of finding the hull number from the army number? Bovington can't help.
  10. Success! We found a chap in Norway with a shed full (nearly) of Morris axles - he sold us a half-shaft.
  11. Thanks again Richard. Today we wound the clevis link on the gear lever in by two turns and now all the gears are selected with ease. Our next problem is to get the thing road registered but we don't know its chassis number. The data plate seems to have disappeared, all we have is the army number 01EA27. Does anyone know if the chassis(?) number is stamped on it somewhere please? Phil
  12. Now I've done the sensible thing and looked at a data book, I can see that the vales are not masked. Trying to be more helpful, it seems the O600 was fitted to some Hippos (as well as lots of commercial vehicles).
  13. Thanks Richard. I'll update the records in my head.
  14. Aren't the Leyland 600 inlet valves masked?
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