Webpages added or changed - July to December 2014

Wednesday 24th December 2014
Rolling V8 Calendar- see our programme of events for 2015
Club's motor race meeting dates for 2015
V8BB performance analysis for 2014
NEWS: fondness for the MGBGTV8 as a long legged tourer

Tuesday 23rd December 2014
NEWS: Times report on Government fund to repair potholes
V8NOTE485 early signs of engine mount failure
NEWS: abolition of the driving licence counterpart delay

Sunday 21st December 2014
Updated Detailed Index to the V8NOTES series
V8NOTE484 dashboard instruments bulb replacement

Thursday 18th December 2014
NEWS: 208th Elm Burr gearknob presented to John Cumming

Wednesday 17th December 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
Ten V8 Idle Moments

Tuesday 16th December 2014
NEWS: make sure you understand CIE and MID status checks
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: clock in an MGBGTV8 dashboard fascia
NEWS: MGoT programme of track days for 2015

Wednesday 10th December 2014
NEWS: MGBGTV8 in Canada

Tuesday 9th December 2014
V8 Tour 2015 to Germany: bookings strong
RV8 - the Manufacturing Story: a reprint has been odered
Seasonal offers- replacement RV8 floor mats on special offer

Monday 8th December 2014
NEWS: beware scam email from Power EC Ltd
V8 Spares Wanted: fellow member offers spare V8 Grille Badge

Sunday 7th December 2014
V8 Spares Wanted: items from MG Classic Collection
RV8s for Sale: RV8 found and purchased by an advertiser

Friday 5th December 2014
RV8s for Sale: RV8 in Caribbean Blue sold

Thursday 4th December 2014
Seasonal Offers: V8 Triple Function Pen available

Wednesday 3rd December 2014
NEWS: more V8 Out of Africa photos from John Upton
NEWS: report on the UK Autumn Statement to Parliament

Tuesday 2nd December 2014
MGV8s for sale : V8 sold to an enthusiast in France

Monday 1st December 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: RV8 - the Manufacturing Story availability update
NEWS: beware another expensive telephone scam

Saturday 29th November 2014
NEWS: Autumn Statement on Wednesday 3rd December

Friday 28th November 2014
NEWS: RV8 book selling strongly, only 5 copies left

Thursday 27th November 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: "significant exclusions" in a classic car policy
NEWS: Drive it Day 2015 on Sunday 26th April

Wednesday 26th November 2014
V8 Spares: found an original MGBGTV8 gearknob in nice condition

Tuesday 25th November 2015
NEWS: MGBGTV8 Citron 2327 in Switzerland

Monday 24th November 2014
NEWS: guide to fuel efficiency

Sunday 23rd November 2014
V8 Spares for Sale: RV8 spacesaver wheel sold

Saturday 22nd November 2014
NEWS: emergency contact disc as a tax disc replacement

Wednesday 19th November 2014
NEWS: abolition of the counterpart driving licence

Monday 17th November 2014
MGBGTV8 Sebring conversion for sale

Saturday 15th November 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
RV8 for sale: UK spec RV8 in Caribbean Blue

Friday 14th November 2014
NEWS: V8 members on the Club stand at the NEC show

Wednesday 12th November 2014
NEWS: RV8 Workshop Notes series reaches Volume 11
Download a copy of the updated Index to the RV8NOTES series
RV8NOTE399: solving an alarm not working on an RV8
NEWS: booking opens for V8 Tour 2015 to Germany

Tuesday 11th November 2014
Top bid for the V8 Grille Badge auction was £125

Monday 10th November 2014
NEWS: V8 Tour 2015 in Germany
NEWS: update on the new Dartford Crossing arrangements

Saturday 8th November 2014
V8 Spares for Sale: tow bar for an RV8

Friday 7th November 2014
V8NOTE482: crane and load leveller for an engine-out

Thursday 6th November 2014
NEWS: track day at Brands Hatch on Monday 1st December
MGBGTV8 in Teal Blue for sale
RV8 in Woodcote Green sold

Wednesday 5th November 2014
V8 Spares Wanted: RV8 key fobs found
NEWS: see our seasonal offers for V8 enthusiasts
NEWS: reservations open for reprint of RV8 the Manufacturing Story

Tuesday 4th November 2014
RV8 spares for sale: updated parts list

Saturday 1st November 2014
NEWS: major restoration of a Factory MGBGTV8
RV8 in Oxford Blue sold

Thursday 30th October 2014
NEWS: update on the end of paper tax discs

Wednesday 29th October 2014
Spares wanted: V8 Register Grille Badge

Monday 27th October 2014
NEWS: auction of the last V8 Register Grille Badge
NEWS: limited reprint of RV8 the Manufacturing Story

Sunday 26th October 2014
NEWS: Marion Quarrington, Marshal of the Year award

Monday 20th October 2014
MGBGTV8 wanted - enthusiast seeks a chrome bumper car
V8 Spares Wanted - RV8 driver's seat found
V8 Spares Wanted - a gearknob for an MGBGTV8 restoration

Thursday 16th October 2014
RV8 wanted - good car found

Monday 13th October 2014
Used MGBGTV8 starter motor for sale
Avoiding a fine for incorrect number plates

Saturday 11th October 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Friday 10th October 2014
MGBV8s for sale: Damask 1670 sold in 15 days

Thursday 9th October 2014
NEWS: RV8 event in Yorkshire
Spares for sale: SD1 front cover sold
NEWS: prize draw for the 200th RV8 gearknob

Tuesday 7th October 2014
NEWS: Swiss MGV8 enthusiasts at Morges

Monday 6th October 2014
RV8 spares wanted - RV8 driver's seat

Thursday 2nd October 2014
MGBGTV8 carburettor vent illustrated
MGBGTV8 crankcase breather illustrated

Wednesday 1st October 2014
NEWS: report on the Swiss MGV8/IG meeting at Les Diablerets
NEWS: download a key renewal dates reminder card
NEWS: replica paper tax disc arrives promptly
New member update

Tuesday 30th September 2014
NEWS: DfT consultation on EU roadworthiness implemenation

Monday 29th September 2014
NEWS: getting a replica paper tax disc

Sunday 28th September 2014
NEWS: reminder paper tax discs end next week

Friday 26th September 2014
Spares for sale: Rover SD1 front engine cover
NEWS: report on V8 Northumberland Tour 2014

Thursday 25th September 2014
NEWS: photo report of the V8 meeting on Dartmoor
Book review of "Which Oil?" by Nic Houslip
MGBGTV8 Damask 1670 for sale

Monday 22nd September 2014
NEWS: RV8 meeting on Dartmoor

Thursday 18th September 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Tuesday 16th September 2014
NEWS: three Lancasters in Lincolnshire
V8NOTE480 checking vent pipes on an SU fuel pump
Update V8NOTES Index available as a download

Monday 15th September 2014
NEWS: Lancasters at the Goodwood Revival 2014
NEWS: MGV8s at an MG90 event in Portugal
MGBGTV8 wanted - car found and purchased at Beaulieu

Sunday 14th September 2014
Rover 3.5 V8 engine sold on V8 Spares for Sale webpage

Thursday 11th September 2014
RV8 Nightfire Red 1392 for sale

Wednesday 10th September 2014
MGBGTV8 Aconite 2135 sold

Monday 1st September 2014
NEWS: V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 bookings

Sunday 31st August 2014
NEWS: RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight lecture

Saturday 30th August 2014
NEWS: Motorists cut up over DIY road tax discs

Friday 29th August 2014
Rover 3.5 V8 engine for sale
And another V8 Idle Moment
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: MGBGTV8 auction result

Wednesday 27th August 2014
NEWS: photo report on Swiss classic car event

Tuesday 26th August 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: MG show at Stoneleigh on Sunday 1st March 2015

Monday 25th August 2014
MGBGTV8 wanted by MG Car Club member

Friday 22nd August 2014
NEWS: another V8 with a racing background
NEWS: RV8s in Yorkshire informal meeting
NEWS: more from Guy Konz

Thursday 21st August 2014
NEWS: Guy Konz in his V8 at the Nurburgring Nordschleife
V8NOTES Index, updated index as a download
V8NOTE479 replacing the spring on the tailgate stay assembly

Wednesday 20th August 2014
NEWS: member in Luxembourg delighted with V8 grille badge
NEWS: update on the end of paper tax discs
NEWS: more photos from Lower Hall gardens

Sunday 17th August 2014
NEWS: wonderful day at Lower Hall gardens
NEWS: birthday surprise ride in a MGBGTV8

Friday 15th August 2014
NEWS: DRLs and classic car lighting

Thursday 14th August 2014
NEWS: Vee-Power at Goodwood Breakfast Club meeting

Wednesday 13th August 2014
NEWS: places available on the V8 Northumberland Tour 2014
NEWS: RV8s in Devon & Cornwall meeting on Dartmoor

Monday 11th August 2014
NEWS: report on the Zurich Dolder Classics meeting on Sunday
new payment system for the Dartford Crossing on the M25
NEWS: Franck Morand's Classic Le Mans photo report

Saturday 9th August 2014
NEWS: SAIC starts MG6 production in Thailand
NEWS: MG meeting in Thailand yesterday evening

Monday 4th August 2014
MGBGTV8 Glacier White 0096 sold at auction

Monday 28th July 2014
driving licence fees to fall by up to 32%

Sunday 27th July 2014
NEWS: update on speed camera detectors in the UK
RV8 wanted in BRG, LMG or Caribbean Blue

Friday 25th July 2014
NEWS: MGBGTV8 up for auction next month
NEWS: 58 bookings for the V8 Northumberland Tour 2014
NEWS: new RV8 member in Devon

Thursday 24th July 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Wednesday 23rd July 2014
another exceptional, very low mileage RV8 up for sale

Tuesday 22nd July 2014
NEWS: workshop notes now available on a memory stick
NEWS: unseen Donald Campbell speed record footage

Monday 21st July 2014
NEWS: Swiss MGV8 group second annual natter
NEWS: on a rolling road with Peter Burgess

Saturday 19th July 2014
NEWS: when is the V8BB most active?

Thursday 17th July 2014
Exceptional RV8 in White Gold sold recently

Wednesday 16th July 2014
NEWS: two V8 events not to be missed!

Sunday 13th July 2014
RV8NOTES updated Index to the whole series
NEWS: MGBGTV8 on the Mulsanne straight
RV8 in Oxford Blue for sale

Saturday 12th July 2014
NEWS: MGBGTV8 coming up at auction in July
NEWS: special offer on a security marking product

Friday 11th July 2014
V8LIFELINE: Andrew Turner SU refurbishment specialist
V8NOTE477 curing a sticking HIF6 float
NEWS: Heritage certificate delays at Gaydon
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 bookings update - now 28 cars

Thursday 10th July 2013
NEWS: "engineering flowchart" from Nic Houslip

Wednesday 9th July 2014
NEWS: does a new MG looks familiar?
NEWS: confusion over MOT exemption

Tuesday 8th July 2014
MGBGTV8 Aconite 2135 for sale

Saturday 5th July 2014
NEWS: check whether you need to revise your agreed value
Examples of comparative tyre size calculations
NEWS: exceptional V8 Roadster seen for sale

Thursday 3rd July 2014
RV8 spares for sale
RV8 spares for sale reduced

Tuesday 1st July 2014
NEWS: CRB Bulletin from Club Office
NEWS: Seventh Le Mans Classic this weekend

Webpages added or changed - January - to June 2014

Monday 30th June 2014
New members - 32 joined in May 2014
NEWS: RV8s gather in Yorkshire

Sunday 29th June 2014
NEWS: two Lancasters with the BBMF for the Summer
NEWS: more MGBGTV8 photos from MG90

Friday 27th June 2014
RV8NOTE394 RV8 rear window zip repair
RV8NOTE393 RV8 aircon saga round 2
Addition to V8LIFELINE: Andover Upholstery
NEWS: watch out for burglars' chalk signs & car thieves

Wednesday 25th June 2014
NEWS: BCV8 competitor Joe Parrington
RV8 wanted in BRG or Le Mans Green
MGBGTV8 Black 2564 for sale, updated

Tuesday 24th June 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: Mario Kloostra's photo reports from MG90
NEWS: auction of 200th Starkey Elm burr gearknob soon
NEWS: photos of gardens at Lower Hall in Worfield

Monday 23rd June 2014
NEWS: is the proposed London ULEZ a proposed ban?
NEWS: video of the MG90 Timeline by Mark Hester
NEWS: V8 members bask in sun at MG90 at Silverstone
NEWS: visit to Lower Hall gardens on Sunday 17th August

Wednesday 18th June 2014
RV8 in BRG sold
V8 Supper bookings end 2200 hrs today

Friday 13th June 2014
NEWS: FBHVC update on the EU Roadworthiness Directive
NEWS: FBHVC update on the end of the paper tax disc
RV8NOTE392 gaiters to cover cracked seatbelt belt stalk covers
RV8NOTE391 seat belt repair or replacement

Thursday 12th June 2014
RV8 in Oxford Blue for sale reduced

Tuesday 10th June 2014
RV8 Woodcote Green 2221 for sale

Monday 9th June 2014
NEWS: MG90 layout with location of the V8 Marquee & Parking

Sunday 8th June 2014
RV8NOTE390 coolant loss from a crack in expansion tank neck
MGV8 cooling concerns note

Friday 6th June 2014
NEWS: Frank Morand at a track day in Australia
NEWS: latest bulletin from Julian White at Club Office

Wednesday 4th June 2014
NEWS: more photos of the restoration of Dugald MacNeill's V8
NEWS: Dugald MacNeill's V8 restored in Norfolk
Exceptional RV8 in White Gold for sale
NEWS: Queen's Speech announces an old bag tax!

Monday 2nd June 2014
NEWS: more bookings for the V8 Supper on Friday 20th June 2014
ZTT260V8 in XPower Grey sold via the V8 website advert

Friday 30th May 2014
Tax exempt MGBGTV8 in Aconite sold
NEWS: early bookings for the V8 Supper on Friday 20th June 2014

Thursday 29th May 2014
NEWS: V8 events and features at MG90 on 21st & 22nd June 2014

Tuesday 27th May 2014
V8 Spares - set of 4 Compomotive 15" x 6" 195 55 wheels sold

Monday 26th May 2014
Two dateless registration numbers for sale
NEWS: invitation to join the MGC Weekend at Shelsley Walsh

Sunday 25th May 2014
NEW: special offer for Father's Day 40% off any Veloce book!
Workshop notes CDs available again on the Online V8 Shop

Saturday 24th May 2014
NEWS: only 2 car places left on the V8 Northumberland Tour 2014
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 bookings update - now 55bookings

Friday 23rd May 2014
NEWS: CRB Bulletin from Club Office with news of MG90

Thursday 22nd May 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Monday 19th May 2014
NEWS: insurance renewal item below updated

Sunday 18th May 2014
renew insurance cover at least a clear 7 days ahead of expiry
RV8 in Oxford Blue with a low mileage for sale

Saturday 17th May 2014
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 bookings update - now 51bookings

Monday 5th May 2014
NEWS: MG SV-R in Red Hot Kinetic sold
NEWS: CRB Bulletin from Club Office

Sunday 4th May 2014
Brake servo failure caution on MGBGTV8s updated

Saturday 3rd May 2014
Beat the scams with the Little Book of Big Scams

Friday 2nd May 2014
RV8NOTE389 RV8 wheel refurbishment at Lepsons
how does a Quaife differ to a limited slip differential?
V8NOTE476 Swiss daytime driving lights upgrade

Thursday 1st May 2014
MGBGTV8 Damask 0236 sold in 2 weeks
NEWS: member gets duplicates of both a new V5C and free tax disc!

Wednesday 30th April 2014
RV8NOTE386 LED lights upgrade

Sunday 27th April 2014
disturbing features of US ethanol production for motor fuel
NEWS: whatever happened to a stolen MGBGTV8?

Saturday 26th April 2014
NEWS: FairFuel UK claim fuel duty victory

Friday 25th April 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
Spares wanted: RV8 fuel filler pipe
NEWS: London ULEZ not a blanket ban

Thursday 17th April 2014
ZTT260V8 in Starlight Silver sold
MGBGTV8 Damask 0236 for sale

Tuesday 15th April 2014
NEWS: care with scam scum emails

Monday 14th April 2014
V8NOTES & RV8NOTES CDs not available for a month
MGBGTV8 Flamenco Red 2395 for sale
MGB V8 Roadster sold in 22 days

Friday 11th April 2014
ZTT260V8 in XPower Grey for sale
NEWS: MGBGTV8 on the Test Hill at Brooklands

Wednesday 9th March 2014
MGBGTV8 for sale: much modified Black 2564
ZTT260V8 in Starlight Silver for sale - reduced

Monday 7th April 2014
NEWS: VED exemption update
NEWS: updated guide to road tax exempt applications and flowchart

Saturday 5th April 2014
NEWS: more successful tax free applications
V8 spares for sale: RV8 carpet set, steering wheel & aircon cover

Friday 4th April 2014
V8 Spares for Sale: original RV8 space saver wheel & tyre

Thursday 3rd April 2014
NEWS: more successful tax free disc applications
NEWS: useful updates in latest Club Office bulletin

Wednesday 2nd April 2014
NEWS: no success with a tax free disc applicaton at the Post Office
NEWS: another tax class change processed at a Post Office

Tuesday 1st April 2014
NEWS: successful tax class change and NIL value disc issued for a V8

Sunday 30th March 2014
NEWS: photos from Techno Classica Esseen 2014

Saturday 29th March 2014
RV8 in BRG bought by Ian Lindley, Caledonian Centre
MG SV-R in Red Hot Kinetic for sale update

Friday 28th March 2014
NEWS: DVLA accepts a tax class change application at last

Thursday 27th March 2014
NEWS: RV8 at auction with an unusual expansion tank

Wednesday 26th March 2014
NEWS: Track Day at Brands Hatch GP circuit on 14th August
NEWS: VED exemption resolution recorded in Hansard

Tuesday 25th March 2014
And another V8 Idle Moment
And another V8 Idle Moment
Another V8 Idle Moment
V8 spares: an offside RV8 wing for sale

Monday 24th March 2014
MGB V8 Roadster for sale
NEWS: MG90 exhibition opens in Abingdon
NEWS: V8 spares for sale - V8 engine sold
NEWS: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight lecture

Saturday 22nd March 2014
NEWS: what was happening to MG production at the end of 1973?

Thursday 20th March 2014
NEWS: Godfrey Dennis features on RV8 video

Thursday 20th March 2014
NEWS: Godfrey Dennis features on RV8 video

Wednesday 19th March 2014
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 bookings update
MGB V8 Roadster sold rapidly
Budget 2014 NEWS: VED exemption is to be rolling

Monday 17th March 2014
NEWS: preview of the Budget Statement on Wednesday

Sunday 16th March 2014
NEWS: advert for the Goodwood Revival 2014

Friday 14th March 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Thursday 13th April 2014
NEWS: pay road tax by direct debit from October 2014

Wednesday 12th April 2014
NEWS: RV8 Woodcote Green 1987 sold
NEWS: buying an MG - don't negotiate to buy any remaining road tax
NEWS: costly penalty if your MGV8 overdue for its MOT

Tuesday 11th March 2014
NEWS: MGBGTV8 Black 1228 sold within a week

Sunday 9th March 2014
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014, bookings update

Saturday 8th March 2014
Spares on offer - V8 wheels collected

Thursday 6th March 2014
NEWS: memorial service for John Targett
NEWS: an essential safety check for an MGZT260V8
NEWS: photo report on MG-Triumph Show at Stoneleigh
NEWS: photo report on V8 Curry at Knowle

Wednesday 5th March 2014
NEWS: avoid the tax exempt application "bounce back"

Tuesday 4th March 2014
Spares wanted - RV8 sunvisors & crossmember

Monday 3rd March 2014
Swiss-MGV8/IG weekend at les Diablerets 26th/28th September
Spares wanted - RV8 hardtop

Friday 28th February 2014
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014, booking update

Thursday 27th February 2014
MGBGTV8 Black 1228 for sale
RV8 BRG 2173 for sale

Tuesday 25th February 2014
V8 spares - 3 rusty Dunlop V8 wheels free to a Club member
MGBGTV8 Aconite 1077 for sale
Bookings for the V8 Northumberland Tour 2014 flow in

Monday 24th February 2014
NEWS: replacement all-alloy Dunlop lookalike V8 wheels
V8 Northumberland Tour 2014, briefing & booking details
Video clip of 1973 Motor Show with the "new" MGBGTV8

Saturday 22nd February 2014
NEWS: Stuart Mumby has an RV8

Thursday 20th February 2014
And another V8 Idle Moment
MGBGTV8 Black 2744 for sale
Another V8 Idle Moment

Saturday 15th February 2014
MGBGTV8 sold in 30 days to a buyer in Wilmington Ohio
NEWS: VED exemption update

Friday 14th February 2014
NEWS: Cobham natter's weekend tour to Montreuil

Wednesday 12th February 2014
Spares news: RV8 indicator relay GFU2208 available again
Club race meeting at Silverstone changed to Saturday 29th March
NEWS: Classics on the Common on 30th July

Tuesday 11th February 2014
NEWS: FBHVC update on ethanol in petrol in the UK
NEWS: FBHVC report on EU Roadworthiness Testing
Updated MGBGTV8 & RV8 price guide

Saturday 8th February 2014
Obituary: John Targett

Friday 7th February 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment

Wednesday 5th February 2014
NEWS: sadly John Targett has passed away

Tuesday 4th February 2014
NEWS: Drive It Day on Sunday 27th April 2014
NEWS: CRB Bulletin for February 2014 from Club Office
V8 Idle Moment - corrected links on C-17 item
Lubrication information for the MGBGTV8 and RV8

Sunday 2nd February 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: Bookings for V8 Curry on Saturday 15th February 2014

Saturday 1st February 2014
NEWS: exceptional low mileage MG SV-R in Red Hot Kinetic for sale

Friday 31st January 2014
NEWS: sequel to the V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: Brighton Speed Trials saved

Thursday 30th January 2014
Another V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: Bookings for V8 Curry on Saturday 15th February 2014
NEWS: Bookings for V8 Curry on Saturday 1st March 2014

Wednesday 29th January 2014
MGBGTV8 Glacier White 2809 for sale

Tuesday 28th January 2014
NEWS: Times report on Top Gear
NEWS: Goodwood Breakfast Club meeting on 4th May

Monday 27th January 2014
NEWS:V8 Curry bookings & early booking note

Wednesday 22nd January 2014
RV8NOTE385: replacing the anti-roll bar droplink eye bush

Tuesday 21st January 2014
MGBGTV8 Damask 0325 sold
NEWS: Bookings for V8 Curry on Saturday 15th February 2014
NEWS: Bookings for V8 Curry on Saturday 1st March 2014

Friday 17th January 2014
V8 Idle Moment
NEWS: EU Roadworthiness testing requirements update

Tuesday 14th January 2014
Note on an engine bay restoration detail

Monday 13th January 2014
"O" Series V8 Roadster sold
NEWS: Second V8 Curry on Saturday 1st March 2014

Sunday 12th January 2014
NEWS: updated website launched today

Saturday 11th January 2014
NEWS: V8 Curry on Saturday 15th February 2014

Friday 10th January 2014
Set of Compomotive 15" x 6" 195 55 wheels for sale

Thursday 9th January 2014
NEWS: Ypres tour in Belgium on 3rd-5th May 2014

Monday 6th January 2014
V8 spares for sale: V8 engine reduced

Saturday 4th January 2014
Wanted: V8 Roadster by enthusiast in Bristol