What a marvellous weekend ater being unable to nowt over the last month or so because of the terrible weather but boy what a change for the meet, yet again a fantastic turnout from regulars whic i would like to say great job boys all round and the ladies too whom help quitely in the back ground i noted from this week end quite a few more girlfrieds and wives are accompanying their men on these meets and get to chat and mix wonderful.
Big thank you to Marina for the bacon sarnie i received upon arrival this morning Sunday very nice and for sorting out the coffee tent etc all weekend hope you and Dave enjoy your little cakes next week
would not have to many though
which bring me to also saying a belated Happy birthday to Dave (takestock)was that busy for got to say it Dave (Sorry) may i also say a public thank you for sorting out my vis motors and doing 75% of the fans i pushed or roped you in on loved the way you sorted out that nice little touch of no cowling cutting woud be great if they all went that way, thank you also to Dave (duotone)for stepping in as i was busy doing my stuff most appreciated as is the members them selves getting stuck in ie Brain W and Ken from Bilston.
Lyndon & Mick for the gennie that runs most of the equipment we use and there time to load this monster onto the little trailer Steve (Devlish) for is knowledge of eletric etc Robs two (woolleysox & trebore ) Flags bags meals orgainising bumper amd sensor fitting good humour etc not forgetting Duncan Dave paul on the T4
i sound like i am introducing a rock group
but to be honest we are all a great bunch of guys every single person whom turns up all helps to keep these cars going strong
few photos i managed to take when i arrived this morning if i have missed anyone out sorry not intentional cheers Arctic.
PS Dave (takestock) i wil pm you about that little item we spoke about or you pm me as i will need you address
Arriving Sunday Morning its looking to be a nice day.
The night before-res have started to come to life ready for a good day
coffee on the brew to kick start the day forward which will turn out to be another fantastic productive day thanks Marina it was jst after this i had my bacon sarine handed to me
Moving on abit and the two Daves have the bumper off ready to transform a diesel from an 1.8fan no mean feat so Dave (takestock) takes in few more caffine kicking gulps
Engine cover being removed due to seized air intake bolts on the slam panel again the tow daves and ken whom owns the car ready to get stuck in and help work on his own car
this is waht the meets are all about members getting knowledge whom can then pass it on to other members hopefully.
Here we have a quick clip of Daves(takestock)ingenious way of taking the motor out the the fan cowling so no cutting required of the cowling round the A/C pipes
a true thinking mans man i learn more every time i am around Dave excellent.
Its the two daves & ken again sorting out the wiring of the two fans which will be incorporated together to make on good working fan and adapted from a 1.8 petrol two speed with gold resistor to use the wiring and control box from the original diesel fan from Kens car.
About 45 mins later the fan was back on the car working as it should bumper back on and the owner Ken whom was hands on from start to finish with the two Daves pleased as punch job and meet is a good one thank you to all whom turned up see you at the next one in September Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September - 2 day meet at Four Ashes