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gas1man

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I thought the late discs/callipers were a good upgrade on an early Bay. Parts more available also. Something I have been considering. (unless you wish to retain original spec.)
I think from a parts point of view , yes a great upgrade. I am happy with them.
Lot of people prefer original and if that's what you prefer , your bus your rules.

J & P
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First major trip for Boris with the new engine and the leaky gearbox. Hoping to get it done sometime.
Ran like a top all the way down to Cornwall from Taunton after filling up.
Traffic was diverted so those of you who know the A303 was the first part then it was plain sailing.
Had a great week walking first one way then a day later the other way. Lovely weather and not to difficult after being
away from it for so long. Morgan Porth was our destination, 3 minutes walk to the beach.:):):)

The pic of Pippa with the fire is strange I know, found this contraption on the I net and thought I would give it a go.
Basically it is a stainless steel gauze net strung above the ground and you build the fire on it .
Damn it works so well😲😲😲 No mess on the floor underneath, just empty into rubbish next morning.
First night I used a compressed wood log and that was the best, better than the following nights with wood unless
chopped small enough as big thick logs just smoulder and don't warm anything. Was worth every penny. IMO.

Strawberry Moon on the one night but was to late to catch the next one after a long days walk and a good few beers.🤣🤣

Not glad to be back, however looking forward to the next trip.
Another trip to see Nick at C.J. Motors in Bristol to deal with a rouge ball joint and recheck my handbrake, at the end of the month.
This will then complete the MOT worries that were flagged up.

Keep well all, and stay safe out there.

J & P
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