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Author Topic: Forgive me for i have sinned..  (Read 838 times)

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April 16, 2019 - 21:28
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Offline gertie Moderator

  • LRSOC & LR Register Member
I have just been to a local classic car meet and was talking to a Jeep owner who was trying to start his vehicle.
It would not start and he said he thought he may have burnt the coil out as he had left the ignition on for about 2 hours.
As i had 2 spare coils i fitted one on his Jeep in exchange for some beer tokens and he went on his way a happy man.
Will 3 hail Mary’s be enough to give me absolution or do i need to do more for my sins. :tic:
2 Thanks.
Eveliene 1953 Minerva.

April 16, 2019 - 21:52
Reply #1

Offline Monkeypin

  • LRSOC Member
  • Location: South Devon, UK
I think you need to stand in the corner and think about what you've done!

It's kind of satisfying to know that a J%%p had to be save by a Land Rover though.  :lol:
Is sarcasm a very deep sar??

April 17, 2019 - 07:41
Reply #2

Offline T28-trakgrip

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  • When all else fails.....hug your teddy
  • Location: Shropshire UK
What's wrong about helping a fellow enthusiast, don't forget the Land Rover heritage without the Jeep there probably would not have been a Series 1 Land Rover.
My mind works like lightning, one quick flash then it's gone.

April 17, 2019 - 08:23
Reply #3

Offline Rangie

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  • Oct '48 - R860487
  • Location: Caithness, Scotland
Give yourself a good pat on the back
Helping a fellow enthusiast out, especially when you have plenty emergency spares is to be commended!

Now wash your hands quick to get the jeepey scent off them, otherwise the LR may start protesting!


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April 17, 2019 - 11:23
Reply #4

Online fulltilt

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Just think of the alternatives , you would have been obliged to use the tow-rope coiled around his front bumper or the latest obligatory fetish - the  "A" frame   ;D

April 17, 2019 - 11:39
Reply #5

Online fifty seven

  • LRSOC Member
  • Location: West Highlands, Scotland
If in doubt confess. :tiphat:
Of course, that IWM film linked in the other day showing footage of  the WD comparison tests told us that Land Rover always had the gear the other lacked  :tic:

April 17, 2019 - 12:50
Reply #6

Offline mjallum

  • Non-Member
  • 1951 80"
  • Location: Berkshire, UK
I think that you will have just invalidated the Jeeps gurantee by fitting none genuine OEM parts
Almost a tractor

April 17, 2019 - 20:09
Reply #7

Offline trainingaid

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  • Bi-Metallic Corrosion. Whats that?
  • Location: West Yorkshire, UK
Remember what your Minerva succeeded, seems like good Karma to me ;D

April 18, 2019 - 12:48
Reply #8

Offline Dpaz

  • LRSOC Member
  • Location: North West, UK
If someone is in need we should offer help, unless of course it's a modern Beemer. Then they would need a rescue service, there is nothing a human can sort on one of them!

April 18, 2019 - 13:31
Reply #9

Offline Graeme Trade Advertiser

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  • Location: Yorkshire, UK
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If someone is in need we should offer help, unless of course it's a modern Beemer. Then they would need a rescue service, there is nothing a human can sort on one of them!
And, of course, if there's the slightest sprinkling of snow, they're backwards into the ditch anyway!

April 19, 2019 - 08:18
Reply #10

Offline alan reid

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  • Location: newcastle upon tyne
Surprised a 12v coil worked ok on a 6v system been there having cooked the coil on my GM C  by leaving the ignition on all day accidentally

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April 19, 2019 - 10:30
Reply #11

Offline gertie Moderator

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I did ask if it was 12 or 6 volt he said it was 12.

Eveliene 1953 Minerva.