Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby wagon » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:31 pm

thank you !

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:21 am

I appear to have a water issue!!

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby esdebe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:18 pm

Need to get a bulge pump

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Danny » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:59 pm

Lol no rain in mk...lol

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:59 pm

Swimming pools removed, holes drilled in bottom, posterior placed in seat to push excess water out, I suspect that I will be driving down sitting on a plastic sheet in the morning.

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:59 pm

So Friday I got a text with an eviction order for Bumble, had to have him moved by the end of today, went up & put the battery on. Turned key & started first time after a little cough & a splutter, dropped him off the axle stands & brought him home, for a quick inspection. Apart from the poor brakes which I know about the dip beam wasn't working, but found that that was just a fuse & the broken wind deflector, something had dropped on it whilst under the car port. Need to nail why these brakes are right, but struggling for enthusiasm to do anything car related at the moment.

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:14 pm

Whoop Whoop, just looked we've got MOT until mid June, I remember now I was I the US for Stoneleigh so Bumble didn't get MOT'd till I got back, which means no hassle to get to there this year.

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:53 am

As Danny is now the proud (is that the right word) owner of a MGF & Bumble will not be unique, I've been looking for an alternative. So the search is now on for a MG ZT 2.5 V6 with autobox, 180bhp should be quite a bit of fun in the back. Although I do think this is actually a dream, but it would be fun if I could get one cheap enough.

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Danny » Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:50 pm

lol Oh mine will be unique :-)

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Lilspeed » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:01 pm

Phaeton wrote:So the search is now on for a MG ZT 2.5 V6 with autobox


Oh yes! And potentially the award for best sounding Freestyle goes to . . . . . . . . . ;)

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Danny » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:24 pm

hahahahahahahah

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby wagon » Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:57 pm

Lol I didn't realise that you were looking at V6 :)

I had been strongly considering the auto route to save all the gearbox mess i'll have, and also to tidy up the pedal box area.... but then a manual came up for sale.... lol and I drove an auto for 300 miles reminding me how nasty they are!

What size tyres are you running please?

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Phaeton » Mon Sep 07, 2015 6:23 pm

This is all shelved at the moment, I was hoping to move house to get somewhere to work, but it never happened so I'm not sure what I am doing. We're currently building a Saxo VTS track car so that's the extra space on the drive that gone as well. As to tyres currently I think they are something like 205/50x15 rear & either 185 or 195/50x15 fronts

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby wagon » Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:16 pm

Ahh good old VTS :)

I used to have a 106 GTI - probably the best car I ever had. Seems they've all disappeared these days - makes me sad.

Quite fancy something silly like some 345/35 R15s on mine, but they are a bit pricey lol.

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Re: Mr Bumble's Phaeton's Discussion Thread

Postby Danny » Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:29 am

Phaeton wrote:As to tyres currently I think they are something like 205/50x15 rear & either 185 or 195/50x15 fronts


mine are still the other way round :-\


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