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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #45 on: April 03, 2011, 07:52:22 AM »
I assume you mean that there are a few real Crayford cars that were imported to England.  All the other 250cc cars are Lawil?  (Willam being 125cc and mainly in France?). Or, is there a special difference with the Crayford cars - please let me know.

Crayford was assembled here and is a seperate entity. Never sat down to list what was different but I seem to recall being told quite a bit. I have not owned a Lawil, though I have got several running for chums who have got them. No doubt someone has bumpf on them both.
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« Reply #46 on: April 03, 2011, 04:29:34 PM »
ah ! merci boucoup monsieur Isetta owner l. so am i clear now the donky is the mark E or  ;D
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #47 on: April 04, 2011, 10:43:45 AM »
ah ! merci boucoup monsieur Isetta owner l. so am i clear now the donky is the mark E or  ;D

Bond should have called the two seat version of the Mark E the Pup.......
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #48 on: April 04, 2011, 10:49:33 AM »
or the popemobile the monk ........
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #49 on: April 05, 2011, 12:04:59 AM »

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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #50 on: April 05, 2011, 07:45:47 AM »
As opposed to the Wynfordmobile (Messerschmitt religious leader, well which other marque club together to own a chapel?) called the Mink and my latest special called the Mank created to compete directly to the Mark E Pup.
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #51 on: May 26, 2011, 12:10:19 PM »
A picture of your chassis plate would be good.
A copy of your V5 would help me with the fine details and taxation class  for the DVLA and proove to them that it is a known type of car.

I hope we can talk further on this one because my Lawil is a usable car and it would be great to get it on the road.

Slight prob. THe car is stored 200 miles away at the moment and I await the V5. But yes in principle I can do that, but not immedately.

Was the Flipper I a flop? Cleared out as a Flip flop for the II. A donkey Flip flop is rare and the belts did not keep the hooves in hence MOT probs. Why be a Flipper flopper with one Flipper when you can Flip a flopped Flipper flopper too! Thanks to TicTac there. This could be the start of considerable silliness.

Just a reminder that if you could still copy or let me have details of the V5 it would be a great help.  Regards
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #52 on: May 26, 2011, 01:07:53 PM »
My scanner has bust. I had intended to create a digital version for repeat transmission. I will see if chum can do it, might end up as a disc.
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« Reply #53 on: May 26, 2011, 03:10:16 PM »
Whatever you can do would be a great help.
Did you receive the Crayford Willam  (William) report that I sent via email - if not give me a current email address and I will send again.. 
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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #54 on: May 27, 2011, 09:34:04 AM »
Whatever you can do would be a great help.
Did you receive the Crayford Willam  (William) report that I sent via email - if not give me a current email address and I will send again.. 
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I now have an A3 scanner so happy to help with those larger pages if required.

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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #55 on: June 01, 2011, 08:42:28 AM »
Sorry my search thingy did not pick up on those last two messages.

No I do not recall a Crayford email but it depends when it was sent as I have converted to LInux systems to avoid spam and virus. In doing so some coms were missed. You can try alanbubblecars@hotmail.com. I have yet to collect the car from remote storage but it will be interesting to see if it matches its billing and the info.
I will see if Stuart wants to scan the booklet as no doubt he will add it to his collection in the process.
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« Reply #56 on: June 01, 2011, 09:05:47 AM »
Sent again.
That is the same email address I used last time.  Let me know when / if received.

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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #57 on: June 18, 2011, 03:28:53 PM »
DONKY :
Sticker seen at the back of a Tomcar fram :

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Re: FLIPPERS
« Reply #58 on: June 19, 2011, 09:46:50 AM »
Crayford has finely made it back with the Nose Job and some other naughty bits. However no paperwork as yet. The logistics became a rush as storage became lost. Likewise Bath direction store is now being emptied prior to being re let so I am coming under pressure on storage in Oxfordshire and lots of work sorting stuff so I can re store in a more sensible order and get rid of what I no longer want to keep. Realistically I need to re-ferb a deep storage facility for the long term projects which will be a months messing around.

Given the location of the National I think it might be that I will take three oddball cars on Sunday rather than drive a micro over. The Nose Job would seem to select itself as I do not think one has been to a National. Might take the Larmer as well. Have to see. Thurs to Sat I hope to be piloting a Microcar on commuting duty.

The Crayford has thrown up an immediate problem. The bonnet catch seems to be a mystery item. I hope to give it a quick sort this week so pics might be available. Stuart remained on his throne so no scanning facility as yet. Off to Toddington over the Cotswolds now - Gloucestershire, so that will be wet then!
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