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Derek Hurford

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  1. Perrrrrrfic, Fab u lous , Totnes, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge back to Totnes then Home approximately 60 miles round trip.
  2. Bill I have sent PM with the telephone number of previous owner. So it’s your choice whether you make contact. If you can’t get access to it, let me know here and I’ll find an alternative way some how. I’m not confident to put telephone numbers here. regards Derek
  3. Thank you John I have passed that on. Well done
  4. VLC 962M I had an enquiry from my brother in law a previous owner of this car, wanted to know if it’s still in use. I see it’s Taxed I was wondering if the new owner is a member and whether he/she is prepared to allow contact. Just a mobile phone number would do. If so would he PM me. Regards Derek
  5. That appears to cover most of my car content, I also take a clutch friction plate and bearing which I slip beside my tank, well wrapped plus 4 travel stands when travelling abroad. As Roger said if you have TRRI European breakdown policy at £40 take your booklet and TSO Code. Those insured with the TRRI classic car scheme are covered for parts while in the vehicle as standard. Section 3 – Spare Parts and “Accessories What is covered under this section We will pay for the replacement or repair of your vehicle’s spare parts and accessories following loss or damage provided that the loss or damage occurs whilst they are kept in or on your vehicle or stored in your locked private garage as declared to us.” “The maximum amount they will pay under Section 3 is 10% of your vehicle’s market or agreed value up to a maximum of £1000 for any claim arising out of the one incident”.
  6. My TR7 was valued at £4500 at the time, they came out realised it could not be repaired at the side of the road, it was taken to a garage, from which it was transported to my designated address and they provided me with a hire car for onward journey, the hire car was left at the port, a taxi was waiting for me when I got to the other-side and took me home. My car arrived 5 days later in a covered transporter. I was close to Angouleme in France 600km journey in France plus ferry crossing to Plymouth from Roscoe plus Taxi to home. My car is still with me and just fine. You really do read some real horror stories. Derek
  7. I would ask that you check with your Bank if there is a restriction on the age of a vehicle covered. The personal travel insurance covering baggage medical etc you should check what’s covered my bank offered it to me, yet when I attempted to obtain the cover, because of pre existing illnesses they confirmed they did not cover any existing conditions. That’s me, you need to check for yourself. The TRRI specific European breakdown cover is not age related providing you have our TRRI scheme policy.
  8. European Breakdown Insurance. Assuming you are insured through the TRRI scheme you can include breakdown insurance that covers you at home and abroad. This will cover you for the whole year provided its added on when taking it out the TRRI policy for first time or when renewing your policy. The premium is set therefore if you add it part way though the year it will be the same. However having been the beneficiary of their service abroad I believe it was a small price to pay and as Paul J has said above, he was charged £30 for AA European breakdown for 5 days, It is not available as stand alone cover so if you are not with our TRRI Scheme you would need to find an alternative perhaps like Paul J but there are others. In the event of a claim as Mick has said you need to quote the TSO number provided together with your registration number as this policy provides cover for multi classic vehicles covered under your TRRI Scheme policy. If you PM me your email address I’ll send you details of the cover provided Derek.
  9. JohnL & Waldi Thank you for your quick response, l will let you know the outcome. cheers Derek
  10. I was followed by a friend, apparently there is a terrible smell of fuel, car when starts takes a couple of minutes to fire on all cylinders from cold, but always has. Lately it has taken a little longer. But runs well when warm but still smells. I noted that 4,5,6 plugs are a little sooted up when checked. But as I said when warm fine so far, any suggestions?
  11. RobH Nay took the maid, It ‘twas Tom Pearce, that lent the orse that dies after someone borrows it, I don’t recall who borrows it but he went with: "Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan'l Whiddon, Harry Hawke, Old Uncle Tom Cobley. Apparently the old grey mare still appears at night ghastly white and you can her her bones Rattle. All along down along out along Lee. Not heard it myself though and I camped around dem parts many a night as a teenager.
  12. Drive over Dartmoor Post Bridge, Widecombe ( Widecombe Fair)
  13. The above photo was taken in Dartmouth after a pleasant drive around the Southhams, Totnes Kingsbridge, Slapton sands. From Dartmouth over the river to Brixham, Paignton and home through the country lanes via a local Chinese. Lemon Chicken beef and cashew and egg fried rice an end to a lovely day. Ps would not permit me to add this to the photo.
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