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Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 02:51:18 +0000 (UTC)
From: "Pete Brown" <>
Subject: Re: Gearbox noise NG900

Note your point about rubber bits. Vehicle has done 111K miles and will get CV covers and bushes on suspension checked whilst car in for mountings check. Will keep u posted as to what is found. You are right about the time of year I was in NS. Was there July and August 1991. Since studying in the US, I have always like to drive in the country I am living in. Canada no exception. Through contacts at Tri-star, I was able to get the loan of a Chevy Lumina APV 3.8L minivan. Loved that car!!!!!!! Nearly bought it and imported it back to UK. Eventually bought one in Florida (no road salt) in 1996 and imported it. With the exception of the Saabs I have owned, the Chevy was the most reliable car I have owned. Been on your web site to see why there was a musical ( 50s) ring to the link on your posts. All has been revealed, my friend. Best Wishes Pete "Dexter J" <> wrote in message > Salutations: > > Given that you have clean bay - I guess it's just age setting in.. You > should try to keep an eye some of the other rubber bits and pieces in the > system (particularly suspension) as the winter passes.. > > Very interesting regarding Titanic and your stay here - I take it you > weren't here in the dead of winter.. :) .. > > Amazing builders Harland and Wolfe - put up some of the very best > technology of their day and well appointed too, with my respects for your > namesake. I know a boat builder here and they are finding it increasingly > difficult to find the talent anymore - but that is of course because they > can't really find the customers to pay for it anymore. > > -- > > J Dexter - webmaster - > all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads > no news no phone in - RealAudio 8+ Required - all the Time > > Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day > Louis Prima - Buona Sera > > > > > Pete Brown wrote: > > > > Thanks for rely. > > > > No oil weeping at location specified.....nor anywhere else for that matter. > > Engine and gearbox housing very clean below with the exception of the usual > > road dirt. Car has been pampered by previous owner and myself. > > > > Have organised local servicing independent to check out mountings anyway. > > > > Will keep u updated. > > > > I was in Nova Scotia twice in 1991. Stayed in Halifax and Yarmouth and saw > > quite a bit of the southern end of the province. Was doing business with > > Tri-star Industries in Yarmouth. Have very fond memories of the place. > > Thought that Halifax was excellent. Went out for a sail in the Blue Nose > > sailing boat. Tried some of the local dishes and at one time I thought I > > was going to turn into something from the sea. There is of course a great > > connection with Belfast, my birthplace, in the form of the RMS Titanic. > > Visited some of the graves in Halifax. My family from 1886 to the 1950s > > were involved with Harland and Wolfe, the yard that built the Titanic. My > > Great Grandfather was a Master Craftsman who worked on the ornate wood > > panels that went into the staterooms on the doomed liner. Very moving > > experience to visit the Titanic graves in the Halifax area. > > > > Best wishes > > > > Pete > >

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