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About pfenlon

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  • Birthday 08/29/1946

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    Manchester
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    The Red Tomato, 1972, Triumph Spitfire 4 MK1, 1964.

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  1. I bought a new CBX1000, shortly after they were introduced, the retail price then was around £3000, they were being offered at a cutprice £2000, I had a mandatory Honda upgrade to the fuel system almost immediately to stop Hydrauliking??? cant remember. It was a wonderful bike but I almost had a big one on a ride out, and I sold it. I replaced it with a. CB900F, which was a far better handling bike, (for me) The CBX didn't sell well in the early days, How things change! your bike by the way looks stunning.
  2. It does look superb but I don't like all the POP rivets all over it!
  3. Pauper Pete, just back from the local food bank. No luck today rabbiting with our Jack Russel, god life's tough. Does the heater valve work easily, or is it as resistant as most of them are, I found the Taxi heater valve the easiest to operate and cheap at £18, but they look Naff. If its a working one I will be in a position in a few days to go to £20 for the old dog, this subtle method always works on the Antiques road show. Have you got 4 Philidas nuts Andrew? Best Pete
  4. Doesnt matter its a Belter!
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    Old Tyres

    All info in, "the tyre bible", get it off the net. best and full description of ALL tyre markings.
  6. We all have a preference mines a Varta.
  7. The unit in my Spifire is. sadly broken, so I bought this LED type to replace it. They sent me 5 instead of 1, one is distorted, so 3 are available FOC to anyone the can use one. Green LED
  8. I am looking to have a pair of front grilles anodised, (MK 1 Spitfire) and have found this firm in Birmingham, has anyone used them before and would you recommend them. I know nought about anodising, they are very dull.
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    TR4 in front

    Are those American racing services Mag wheels on the TR?
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    TR4 in front

    TIM! the TR has just Passed the 40, the Porsche was dead easy. Its Crimbo remember. think nice thoughts.
  11. Couldn't get the video to work on my Mac, but lovely car, a credit to you John. my garage, I'm envious too. It also became a paint booth for a while.I
  12. Hello Mark, is there a reason that you don't wish to fit MX5 seats? I have done this on my TR6 and Spitfire, they are a very good and not expensive alternative, the seat runners can be made to fit original TR floor attachments too. just trying to help.
  13. WoW thats a posh one Lebro, I was surprised to find the Casio at the back of the drawer and even more amazed it still worked.
  14. thats good advice thank you Miles.
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