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by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

can't see the photo?
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: High co2 emissions 480 2.0
Replies: 15
Views: 933

Re: High co2 emissions 480 2.0

Hello KCantle and welcome to the forum ! I'm sure you will get lots of help with your problem on here, but can I just change the subject and ask for details of your car for the Celebration Register ? It's held in strict confidence and used to produce general information, like no left with a current ...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

:lol: :lol: :lol:
much more interesting than ours!
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Engine bay competition - post your photo on the forum for judging by Jeff, who is giving a prize for this one – will he choose the cleanest or maybe the most original, or perhaps he’ll look for an interesting work-around for a common 480 problem or a nifty gadget. Here’s my pic of Lily’s bay https:/...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

more cut and paste : Coronavirus ?? https://dragonflyjewel.co.uk/sylvia/lilymask.jpg Actually, we have a dust-storm - it's blue skies and sunshine but very windy and the farmer's recently ploughed his field of light sandy soil. Yesterday it was getting in the front of the house so in the evening I s...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Here’s my project: As Snazzy is both ‘just’ an ES and very high mileage (230k), she is the least valuable of our 480s so she is going ‘non standard’ in some respects. I’d like to copy this idea on the headlights: https://www.dragonflyjewel.co.uk/sylvia/blackout.jpg So, what to use to blackout the h...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Afternoon challenge: Inspired by a member on here who called his 480 Turnip, because it wasn’t quite a Swede What’s a good name for a 480 and why ? Answers to me by pm, deadline 6pm NB I'll extend the morning challenge deadline to 6pm as well, as quite a few of us couldn't get online this morning.
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Here’s my project: As Snazzy is both ‘just’ an ES and very high mileage (230k), she is the least valuable of our 480s so she is going ‘non standard’ in some respects. I’d like to copy this idea on the headlights: https://www.dragonflyjewel.co.uk/sylvia/blackout.jpg So, what to use to blackout the he...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

spot the warts !!

dc's pic of Nilani has the wing mirrors looking like they're perched on top of the headlamps - look just like a pair of warts ! :lol:
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Just had an email from james c, he was called into work late last night but hoping to come online later. Meanwhile he's sent me his latest pics from his body shop: https://www.dragonflyjewel.co.uk/sylvia/james1.jpg https://www.dragonflyjewel.co.uk/sylvia/james2.jpg https://www.dragonflyjewel.co.uk/s...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Hello dc, yet another advantage of a virtual meet, multiple cars can come ! Hope to chat more later.

Jiff, don't get the bottles mixed up !!
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

cleaning that sump takes me back to my time doing all the manky cleaning on bits from a 60's mini being turned into a track car
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

wow!! a very appropriate little something you just happened to have in your drinks cabinet......... :rofl:
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

:badmood:
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Nice to see it on the road arthuy. At least you have something in your engine bay for the teatime competition !
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

yet another advantage of the online version...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Do you want with or without pre-tensioners ?
no pre-tensioners, is there ANYONE who hasnt got a roomful of 480 bits ?
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

I spy people with an advantage on the morning challenge tie-breaker, I chose a seat thinking no-one's going to take one out their car just to weigh it !! :eek:
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

by Jaster » Sat May 23, 2020 9:56 am Morning all, long time no posting from me! The GT has been away having its quarter-century service for some months and is likely to be away for several more at this rate so in the meantime I've been trying to make some progress with the rest of the fleet. I'll b...
by dragonflyjewels
Sat May 23, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet
Replies: 137
Views: 2822

Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Hi arthuy, nice to 'see' you again