Battery bore

I have finally decided on a new battery! I have sourced an Optima Red Top. OK, OK, it’s taken me 3 months (!) to make a decision, but I am happy I have got a decent battery & that I can forget all about that bit of the car. Except for the new brackets which need making up because the old battery was smaller thanb the Optima. Oops! I can now cancel my subscription to ‘What Car Battery’, ‘Which Battery’, ‘Auto Battery Digest’ & ‘Teenage College Girls Monthly’. (Eh? Steady on!).

Noticed Marcos Heritage are offering some nice looking aluminium & steel replacements to the standard Ford dash. Indicator stalks, handbrake handle & gearknob. The original Ford stuff is OK, but it’s still obviously Ford…

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