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PostPost by: CBUEB1771 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:16 pm

nebogipfel wrote:What's an OEW?


Look it up on the OED.
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PostPost by: garyeanderson » Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:14 pm

Elan45 wrote:And don't forget Emerson Lake and Palmer's "Fanfare to an Uncommon Man", a improvisation of Copelands previous work. Both wonderful music, just different moods.
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with Belle's, cornwall's and Klipschorn's ringing in your ears at ear drum shattering volume.
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PostPost by: hatman » Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:11 pm

garyeanderson wrote:
P.s. What the hell is a naff


A word invented by the scriptwriters of 'Porridge' (a British tv sitcom about life in prison) to be used in place of the rather better-known expletive which was, I understand, originally an acronym for a very common offence committed in many a hayloft in the middle ages and entered thus in court records:- 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge - fined the sum of two shillings'. 8)
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PostPost by: Tonyw » Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:20 pm

OK so what is a shilling.................

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PostPost by: oldelanman » Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:32 pm

Tonyw wrote:OK so what is a shilling.................

Tonyw


It's what you get on ebay when the seller has an accomplice who jacks up the price you pay...... :lol:
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:27 pm

Tonyw wrote:OK so what is a shilling.................

Tonyw



It's what we used to have in the UK before we decimalised our currency

OK. the system may not have been very logical but it was ours......FYI 12 pennies equalled 1 shilling and there were 20 of the little buggers in a pound. :wink:
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PostPost by: fatboyoz » Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:40 am

Tony must be very young.
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Tonyw wrote:OK so what is a shilling.................

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PostPost by: Tonyw » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:21 pm

I wish I was very young, just a bit of tongue from my part, I left the UK for Aus in 1971 at the age of 19 just after decimal currancy.

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PostPost by: garyeanderson » Sat Jan 01, 2011 3:08 pm

kerryblu wrote:Hi all,

Got her up and running,cleared the garage floor ,( Big fan fair) found 1,2,3,4,but couldn't find reverse lifted the gear leaver tried next to 1,2,3,4, still couldn't find it. So where is it hiding?

Help.

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Did you have any luck finding reverse? You did not offer up a lot of info on what has been done with the Elan so it's a bit difficult to diagnose a problem without much of a problem statement. The title doesn't help either. Without any info from you we can only guess what has been done. I don't know what car you own or anything much about it. I guess I can look up some of the past posts to garner this info but thats really not what I am up for. If you have a legitimate problem lets see some of the info that will help us to HELP you.

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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:19 pm

Tonyw wrote:I wish I was very young, just a bit of tongue from my part, I left the UK for Aus in 1971 at the age of 19 just after decimal currancy.

Tonyw


And that's around the time it all started to go wrong :)

Rats and sinking ships spring to mind :shock:

With apologies to Gerald who I hope has found his reverse gear. Did anyone mention that you have to lift the lever as you select reverse?
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PostPost by: hatman » Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:06 pm

nebogipfel wrote: Did anyone mention that you have to lift the lever as you select reverse?


I think he referred to doing that in his original post. :mrgreen:
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:13 pm

hatman wrote:
nebogipfel wrote: Did anyone mention that you have to lift the lever as you select reverse?


I think he referred to doing that in his original post. :mrgreen:


I was just checking to see if you were awake :wink:
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PostPost by: hatman » Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:20 pm

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PostPost by: hartley hare » Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:12 am

crikey! with all that help,you must be laughing..... :)

so kerryblu have you found it yet?

keep us posted.. :wink:
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PostPost by: RedS4 » Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:10 pm

NAFF is also the entry scrutineers put in your log book at race meetings (No Apparent Faults Found). :)
When I overhauled my clutch slave, I had all sorts of problems with reverse until I re-adjusted the rod between the slave than the lever...
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