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Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 27th September 2020, 23:08
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Posted By RustRemoverJim
Have you looked into registering it as a motor...

Have you looked into registering it as a motor home? There is a list of features needed for it to qualify on the DVLA website but I donít know if there is a weight limit?
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 7th August 2020, 09:27
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
When I unseized the front slave cylinders, they...

When I unseized the front slave cylinders, they were well stuck. I pushed them out with grease by filling the brake pipe hole and winding a bolt in to force it in to the cylinder. It took a long time...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 6th August 2020, 15:05
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
Back on it today. Of course, thatís so simple but...

Back on it today. Of course, thatís so simple but I just couldnít see it. As my dad would say, Ēyou canít see the wood for the treesĒ. I had wrongly assumed pressure = brakes on! I can just focus on...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 31st July 2020, 12:13
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
Iíve got one rear slave cylinder and shoe...

Iíve got one rear slave cylinder and shoe expander mechanism off and it appears obvious that the rollers need to be pulled up the wedges in order to expand the shoes. I have triple checked my set up...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th July 2020, 22:38
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
I have just realised that you the author of the...

I have just realised that you the author of the blue tk restoration blog which I have been reading over the past few months and using as a source of info when I get stuck. Best bit of info on the...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th July 2020, 11:52
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
Push & pull

Got my parking brake mechanism on the bench this morning, when I apply air pressure the rods push outwards towards the hubs. Or they try to, needs some TLC. Having said that, Iíve only driven it 50...
Forum: Military Vehicles 29th July 2020, 11:30
Replies: 1
Views: 2,878
Posted By RustRemoverJim
Left or right.

That must have taken some tightening!
I have a 76 TK and it has left hand threads on the near/left hand side, right hand threads on the far/fight hand side. The nuts are stamped L or R on one of the...
Forum: Say Hello 29th July 2020, 11:00
Replies: 1
Views: 2,174
Posted By RustRemoverJim
Bedford TK restoration

Hi, doing up my first big vehicle, a Bedford TK 1976 library lorry. Hoping to get lots of advice and to share my learnings.
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 29th July 2020, 09:02
Replies: 20
Views: 12,580
Posted By RustRemoverJim
My logic tells me; If you were to park on a hill,...

My logic tells me; If you were to park on a hill, the parking brake should stay on, even when the air pressure leaks away to nothing! There is no mechanical lock on the parking brake. A spring apples...
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