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by philriley427
Tue May 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hair-raising...
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Hair-raising...

Here are some recent improvements/modifications I've done to my other half's car. There are still plenty of miles left in the old girl yet!

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by philriley427
Wed May 02, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Consultation on changing emissions standards for kit cars
Replies: 73
Views: 3757

Re: Consultation on changing emissions standards for kit cars

It's very good news indeed.

The reply I got from my local MP was basically "but we must cut down on emissions". She really didn't get the gist of what was being said in my letter. Normally she would get my vote, but as a result, I'll be putting my 'X' in another box come voting day.
by philriley427
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: Well I said I would.............
Replies: 133
Views: 26493

Re: Well I said I would.............

The Jag rear end is such a heavy assembly and add to it a cast iron lump up front, it all adds up. A Hawk with an MG axle and a Rover V8, I'm guessing, is considerably lighter.
by philriley427
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: What's your story?
Replies: 0
Views: 79

What's your story?

Hi all, We're just a week or so away until the production starts on the Summer edition of The 289 Register News. If you'd like to send me an article or even a small snippet, you'll find the newsletter email address on the current newsletter's inside front cover. It would be great to hear from you. P...
by philriley427
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General 289
Topic: super weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 349

Re: super weekend

Hi Frank,

Please email your article to: newsletter@the289register.com

Many thanks,
Phil
by philriley427
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Professional photos
Replies: 0
Views: 144

Professional photos

Hi Are there any Hawk 289 owners out there who have any professional photographs of their cars, either studio or location? If so, is it possible I could use the images for a new website I'm working on? The photos need to be high resolution, with a high production value (professional). I will need th...
by philriley427
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: FREE to a good home
Replies: 1
Views: 155

FREE to a good home

Robin Richardson asked me if there might be any members wanting some old copies of The 289 Register News. By the look of it, they go back some years. And, there are also some old copies of the CRC newsletter too. If anyone is interested and would like to arrange collection then please PM me and I'll...
by philriley427
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Drive for June
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Drive for June

OK 289ners, your support is needed for fellow club member, Barrie, in memory of his dear wife June. ‘Drive for June’ is now confirmed for Sunday the 10th June. It's an 8:30am, breakfast start, at Fennel restaurant, Inverurie, Scotland. In aid of Alzheimer’s Research. 🌹💜 More details on the Just Givi...
by philriley427
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Water Pump Replacement
Replies: 33
Views: 764

Re: Water Pump Replacement

If the bearings have gone already, on such a low mileage car, perhaps the belt has been too tight?
by philriley427
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289 on eBay
Replies: 15
Views: 763

BRA 289 on eBay

Spotted this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1967-BRA-289-AC-Cobra-Outstanding-Car/323148249106?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D50427%26meid%3D94f8b64bbb3a4eecbcc11026cce52517%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D323148249106%26itm%3D323148249106&_trksid=p2481888.c100675.m...