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My Father in Law, was a Garage Manager in Greenford, in the 1970's.  I can't remember the exact details, but some old boy brought an Aston Martin to look at.  Miss firing engine, so he said.

My f.i.l had a look at all the usual suspects, but after a 2 day investigation, it turned out it had a wooden piston.ShockedLOLLOL
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Just watched Flipping Bangers MR2.  They seem to be back on track, changed a rubber boot and covered it in fablon to make £1000 Big smile
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Yeah.......sold it for a reasonable profit.  But how do they survive, when they earn £300+,each, and pay the bills at the workshop, and be able to afford a beer.LOLLOL
Your forgot the seal on the distributer.........a few pennies yes, but time doing that, and cleaning the induction system, comes at a price.

Last week was peanuts for profit.  I feel sorry for their kiddies, running around in bare feet, and going hungry.  Not to mention the wifes purple rinses, and nail polish.WinkLOL

I will say, the program is growing on me.......so I get it now. Wink
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Fairly sure they didn't give up the day job as their main income is probs from TV work.

They did a good job on the MR2.  Helped that the car was pretty good to start with, just needed a proper service.
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What channel is this "Flipping Bangers" on, I've looked for it, but cannot find, maybe they don't show it on the Yorkshire area TV?
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I'll have to go round to my local village garage, in the village church magazine they call it a vintage garage, he has so many old cars in there for servicing and full restoration, and I'll try and take a few photos when he gets another proper car in.
At the moment he's got an old Lagonda he's working on the engine and interior he said there are only 12 of these motors in the world, when I asked him the price, he said he couldn't put a price on it.
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It is on Blaze (freeview channel 63   [freeview channel 80 is blaze +1, but only at night]) doubtless Virgin & Sky have it on a different number too.

Friday 9 PM     repeat Sunday 9 AM

You can watch them on t'interweb at http://www.blaze.tv/catchup


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Originally posted by silverhairs silverhairs wrote:

What channel is this "Flipping Bangers" on, I've looked for it, but cannot find, maybe they don't show it on the Yorkshire area TV?

It's on flippin Sky Channel. 565, oh grey one.Wink
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