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Finally got enough spare cash to get my Elite into Lakeside Engineering at the weekend for C service and MOT. Hoping that it will sail through the MOT but it has been hiding in the garage for the best part of 2 years with just a monthly start up and occasinal trip up and down the drive. Fingers crossed it gets to Lakeside but never let me down before.

Ready for a week off at Easter to reacquaint myself with the joys!

Guy

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Good luck Guy. I've heard good things about Lakeside. I'm sure the old girl will do you proud. Liam

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Thanks Liam sure she will. Not that I have experience of anywhere else but I rate Lakeside.

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Phase one complete - trouble free trip via m25 to Addlestone to drop the car off this morning.

Now just the wait til it's ready to be picked up

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I bet you got some admiring glances along the motorway, we used to get many thumbs up! It's a very reliable Elite that one, trick is to keep it running.........extended layups just result in big spikes of spending with no pleasure between - you don't really save any money!

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The good news is that it passed its MOT without even an advisory.  Not so good is that apart from the C service it needed work to the cam belt tensioner, new hub bearings at rear, new output shaft bearings, new fan assembly and new washer jet (off Mk I Granada according to Max).  So I am considerably poorer but it is running well.

 

Saw that rather beautiful A reg Copper Bronze Elite at Lakeside too.   Lovely inside and out - or will be when the heater matrix is fixed!

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Aawww! Dunc!

They did look good to be fair.

Happy days. Picked up my daughter from the livery yard which she sonehow thought was embarassing. I spent next ten minutes telling her how wrong she was !

Thanks Buddsy happy easter to you too

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