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Troyboy

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Troyboy last won the day on July 17 2015

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    South Lincs

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  • Occupation
    Retired
  • Boat Name
    Troy
  • Boat Location
    Titchmarsh, River Nene

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  1. Troyboy

    BMC rocker cover replacement.

    Wolseley , Wow !! that is up market.
  2. Troyboy

    River Nene and River Ouse slip ways.

    Peterborough Embankment at the bottom of Potters Way, Fengate is free.
  3. Troyboy

    BMC rocker cover replacement.

    And a rev counter , must have one of those .
  4. Troyboy

    Best rust treatment for Hull floor

    Another recommendation for Vactan from me .
  5. Troyboy

    BMC rocker cover replacement.

    From the Calcutt site it would appear that they are and I have used an MGB rocker cover gasket on my !.5.
  6. Troyboy

    BMC rocker cover replacement.

    The part numbers are the same for the 1.5 diesel and MGB 12H 1836 .
  7. Troyboy

    Almost new car, rep mobile

    Toyota RAV 4 Hybrid would fit the bill . I've had mine two years and nothing has gone wrong [tempting fate ] .
  8. Troyboy

    Boat scam

    Where are you Athy ? Outwell is your stomping ground.
  9. Troyboy

    Toilet Paper

    I suspect that the majority of toilet paper gets used by the ladies to dry their fanny . Provided you are not wanting to start your fire using it then it would burn no problem.
  10. Troyboy

    Homeless on a cold night.

    I remember my Dad coming home from the pub in the 50's with a copy of the War Cry or Young Soldier I think it was called . The Salvation Army were well thought of in our house as I had an uncle who was a prisoner of war and I recall my Mum saying how much help the Salvation Army had been to him.
  11. Charlie Fox at March fitted out my narrowboat 32 years ago and used an upturned wine bottle as an expansion vessel . I've never replaced it and it still works fine . It is a while since I looked but I think it was a German white wine bottle definitely not champagne .
  12. Troyboy

    Gas locker paint.

    I wire brushed the rust off and then gave a coat of Vactan followed by a coat of Hammerite. No sign of rust returning so far.
  13. I hope it is a leaking head gasket that is causing your overheating . I have a BMC 1.5 diesel in my boat and was having problems with it overheating . It wasn't the head gasket it was the skin cooling tank that was too small for use on rivers.
  14. Troyboy

    Insurance survey costs

    I was quoted £450 for a full insurance survey on my 45 foot narrowboat earlier this year . That did not include a lift out.
  15. Troyboy

    Kids!

    Is there still the huge amount of Swan / Goose / Duck poo on the embankment at Peterborough ?
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