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Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 19th June 2018, 09:39
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By coachman
Reme

No hydraulics or electric winches - everything had to be man handled, so keep all your fingers and other important body parts clear.
Forum: Truck and Bus TV Discussion 11th June 2018, 08:52
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By coachman
Overheating

Just read your latest on the Dart you are restoring. I guess you have checked the oblivious, such as the thermostat is working and made sure that the radiator matrix isnít blocked with rubbish. I...
Forum: Truck and Bus TV Discussion 10th June 2018, 14:12
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By coachman
Dennis Dart

I have never saw a workshop manual for a Dart but that doesn’t mean that they don’t exist. I worked on Dart’s with various bodies mainly Plaxton Pointer, Wright and Carlisle - Mk1, Mk2 and SLFs. The...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 1st September 2017, 10:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
Posted By coachman
A Hydrovac is the name given to a vacuum assisted...

A Hydrovac is the name given to a vacuum assisted brake booster. Most T.K's would have had air over hydraulic brakes - but as this vehicle has a petrol engine it most likely has a vacuum assisted...
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 4th June 2017, 10:19
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By coachman
What a great old film, it certainly brings back...

What a great old film, it certainly brings back memories of my schooldays. It's hard to remember just how many older vehicles were on the road in those pre MOT test days. A lot of the commercial...
Forum: Road Haulage Discussion 28th January 2017, 17:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,905
Posted By coachman
They can send you on some strange routes as...

They can send you on some strange routes as times, you have to keep your wits about you.
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 5th June 2016, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,564
Posted By coachman
The later ones certainly had a Freight Rover...

The later ones certainly had a Freight Rover engine and a ZF transmission but it's nearly 25 now years since I last had and dealings with them. As far as I can remember when CVE went out of business...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 9th October 2015, 09:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,974
Posted By coachman
I wonder if the cows find it as much fun as the...

I wonder if the cows find it as much fun as the children.
Forum: Drivers Discussion Forum 8th October 2015, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,253
Posted By coachman
Have you tried talking on the phone to any banks,...

Have you tried talking on the phone to any banks, public utility companies or government offices such as the DVLA recentley ? I don't think they actually employ and real people now only robots.
Forum: Drivers Discussion Forum 14th September 2015, 10:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,865
Posted By coachman
New T.V program

I have just viewed the first episode of a new program on the National Geographic channel called ' Ice Road Rescue '. It's all about heavy recovery operators working in Norway and it makes all the...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 22nd August 2015, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,339
Posted By coachman
Also don't forget to check the air filter and any...

Also don't forget to check the air filter and any pipework associated with getting air into the engine as well. From my experience people often forget that all engines need air just as much as they...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 20th July 2015, 16:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,440
Posted By coachman
Hybrid

The only hybrid buses I had experience of were Optare Solo's that had been converted to diesel electric drive by a company called Enerco. This would have been about about 6 or 7 years ago now. The...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 19th July 2015, 17:12
Replies: 6
Views: 3,656
Posted By coachman
Great stuff G-G, a lot of the showman are still...

Great stuff G-G, a lot of the showman are still around, Danter's in particular are very regular visitors around the South Coast in the Summer months.
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 11th July 2015, 09:40
Replies: 11
Views: 3,816
Posted By coachman
Nice cars, a three speed box if I remember, they...

Nice cars, a three speed box if I remember, they would do about 50 in first and 70 odd in second, I never had the bottle to find out what they would do flat out.
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 10th July 2015, 16:44
Replies: 11
Views: 3,816
Posted By coachman
The one that had the same engine as the Humber...

The one that had the same engine as the Humber Hawk ?
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 10th July 2015, 14:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,816
Posted By coachman
It might be an international, I think the ones...

It might be an international, I think the ones from the late 1940's and early 1950's looked a lot like a Commer ?
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 26th June 2015, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,776
Posted By coachman
It appears to work but I don't think I would like...

It appears to work but I don't think I would like to put it to the test myself.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 9th June 2015, 19:37
Replies: 5
Views: 4,553
Posted By coachman
Yards built for vehicles the size of OB Bedfords...

Yards built for vehicles the size of OB Bedfords now used to house today's tri axle wide bodied ones.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 4th June 2015, 12:33
Replies: 19
Views: 8,384
Posted By coachman
Only if you get caught, a good employer who had...

Only if you get caught, a good employer who had come up through the ranks themselves knew it was often better to turn a blind eye to some of things that went on.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd June 2015, 19:31
Replies: 19
Views: 8,384
Posted By coachman
Known as perks of the job G-C, every jobs has...

Known as perks of the job G-C, every jobs has got it's perks from the prime minister down to the lowest job in the land. It's what makes work just that little bit more bearable.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd June 2015, 16:30
Replies: 19
Views: 8,384
Posted By coachman
When I was on shift it was a common practice to...

When I was on shift it was a common practice to use a bus to go and collect any workmates from home if for any reason they did not have their own transport to get to work in. I don't know what the...
Forum: Drivers Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 07:39
Replies: 6
Views: 3,411
Posted By coachman
I posted a picture of the same type of vehicle...

I posted a picture of the same type of vehicle back in Feb 2013 and you commented on it the 12th of Feb with full details of its specifications and performance. It might possibly be that this is what...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 3rd April 2015, 09:33
Replies: 53
Views: 16,918
Posted By coachman
There are proper tools that you can buy to do the...

There are proper tools that you can buy to do the job. They are basically a big pair of tongs with hooks that locate in the springs and as you close them they release the tension on the springs...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 28th March 2015, 13:00
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By coachman
I don't think this is the first time that a bus...

I don't think this is the first time that a bus has gone under that bridge Robert, I always remember the old saying " There But For The Grace of God " when I see or hear of events like this.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 28th March 2015, 07:09
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By coachman
I remember that bridge and unless things have...

I remember that bridge and unless things have been changed in recent years there was a sign giving directions to use the road it crossed to get to Thorpe Park. When I worked for Stanwell Buses they...
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