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Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 10th February 2019, 20:45
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Posted By G-CPTN
Where did it all go wrong?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ron9bvWjeqs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ron9bvWjeqs)
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 10th February 2019, 17:29
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Posted By G-CPTN
Australian trucking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfNWT498WkQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfNWT498WkQ)
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 10th February 2019, 17:14
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Posted By G-CPTN
Leyland Roadtrain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWIIO2iDU00 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWIIO2iDU00)

Notice how she managed to avoid the difficult gearshift.
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 27th November 2018, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By G-CPTN
Pleased you sorted that - it shouldn't be...

Pleased you sorted that - it shouldn't be difficult to source one.
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 27th November 2018, 17:07
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By G-CPTN
Alternatively, an aftermarket supplier might be...

Alternatively, an aftermarket supplier might be cheaper than a rebuild:-
https://www.trwaftermarket.com/en/passenger-cars-and-lcv/actuation-systems/clutch-cylinder/

I presume that you have...
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 27th November 2018, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By G-CPTN
https://www.truckandbusforum.com/showpost.php?p=15...

https://www.truckandbusforum.com/showpost.php?p=15187&postcount=8

Almost certainly disposed of by now, but might be able to advise source if you PM the member.

Much of the mechanicals were...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd November 2018, 21:54
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Views: 257
Posted By G-CPTN
I thought the driver had got away with it.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-bristol-46077533/bus-roof-ripped-off-under-bristol-railway-bridge...
Forum: Utility Service Vehicles & Others 22nd October 2018, 17:26
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Views: 340
Posted By G-CPTN
ALE Heavy Lift negotiatiang a small roundabout.

Moved to Today's Road Haulage news
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 2nd October 2018, 16:59
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By G-CPTN
There will be an engine number somewhere (which...

There will be an engine number somewhere (which might also be on the registration papers), from which you can identify which (Leyland) engine it is:-...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 1st October 2018, 21:48
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By G-CPTN
First of all you can forget the Detroit Diesel...

First of all you can forget the Detroit Diesel engines, as, although they were used in later TKs this was as a spin-off from their use in Australia and New Zealand as well as from the larger TM...
Forum: Say Hello 27th September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By G-CPTN
I started off wanting to be a pilot in the Fleet...

I started off wanting to be a pilot in the Fleet Arm (our Navy), as my grandfather worked on flying boats during the First World War (the Great War 1914-1918).
As a teenager, I had a large circle of...
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 18th September 2018, 20:30
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By G-CPTN
No - I managed to evade such events.

No - I managed to evade such events.
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 17th September 2018, 15:56
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Views: 467
Posted By G-CPTN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuuLvJ36Fig...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuuLvJ36Fig (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuuLvJ36Fig)
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 17th September 2018, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By G-CPTN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkEkR6UclWs...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkEkR6UclWs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkEkR6UclWs)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LceMneIPWak (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LceMneIPWak)
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 17th September 2018, 13:17
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By G-CPTN
Where are they now?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3XBqxTbLPM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3XBqxTbLPM)
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th August 2018, 22:43
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By G-CPTN
If the plugs have corroded, WD40 should ease them...

If the plugs have corroded, WD40 should ease them so you can separate them without pulling out the terminals.
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th August 2018, 21:24
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By G-CPTN
I cannot find my TK(MK) manual (I went to where...

I cannot find my TK(MK) manual (I went to where it should be and it wasn't there!), and my memory doesn't recall where the multiplugs are located (it has been 40 years since I was closely involved,...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 28th August 2018, 20:18
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By G-CPTN
Of course if your TK has the 'transmission...

Of course if your TK has the 'transmission parking brake' (which seems likely for a 220D) there will be a cable rather than air pipes.
Make sure you chock the wheels as, having disabled the parking...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 27th August 2018, 23:02
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By G-CPTN
Remove pedals (2) Unplug wiring loom ...

Remove pedals (2)
Unplug wiring loom
Disconnect steering column
Disconnect earth strap
Disconnect engine stop cable
Disconnect throttle linkage
Disconnect radiator filler hose
Disconnect air...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 27th August 2018, 22:49
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By G-CPTN
Use a 'spreader bar' to lift the cab - by...

Use a 'spreader bar' to lift the cab - by spreader bar I mean a long solid timber through the door apertures - not a flexible sling or rope, otherwise you risk distorting the cab structure.

Plenty...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd August 2018, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By G-CPTN
The steering gear on the A-type is a simple type...

The steering gear on the A-type is a simple type and any Bedford manual steering 'service manual' (TS508) will give you details of how to service it....
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 10th August 2018, 23:40
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By G-CPTN
Daughter (who actually 'stays' in Biggar - lives...

Daughter (who actually 'stays' in Biggar - lives there for English) has recommended that I cancel due to the weather threat - which seems to include light rain at best with thunder likely.
I would...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 9th August 2018, 09:10
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By G-CPTN
I am minded to go but the weather forecast is not...

I am minded to go but the weather forecast is not 'good' and my journey requires a couple of hours drive each way.
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2018, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By G-CPTN
No rules broken - it's just interesting to know...

No rules broken - it's just interesting to know what interests and connections that members have - I have (had) a connection to Bedford Trucks and my interest here is old buses (my grandfather was a...
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2018, 12:04
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By G-CPTN
Welcome aboard - are you associated with Volvo...

Welcome aboard - are you associated with Volvo Penta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo_Penta)? - or just an enthusiast?
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