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Post by reliant-reviver » Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Jokes seemed like the appropriate category for this snippet from the bottom of the eBay search page!
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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:18 pm

I don't know where to start, that's just so poor :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by guybetts » Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:58 pm

reliant-reviver wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:50 pm
Jokes seemed like the appropriate category for this
Definitely :lol:


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Post by Dave 6726 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:02 pm

If I hadn't seen it with my own eyes, I wouldn't have thought anybody could write anything so pathetically ignorant.



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Post by Roger Pennington » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:05 pm

Oh dear! That's dreadful.... :shock: :hand:


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Post by rebel alliance » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:07 pm

Don't knock it, the Ford ref will add thousands to these cars 😊



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Post by Old and Slow » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:11 pm

I'd love to see a diagram of the arrangement between the Watts linkage at the rear and the steering!!! :shock:


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Post by reliant-reviver » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:28 pm

To activate the rear axle steering you need to use the right hand foot pedal. Just ask Mikey Bikey for a demonstration if you're unsure.


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Post by DARK STAR » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:08 pm

The Reliant Kitten had seats more comfortable than what ? a garden bench ?


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Post by drcdb15 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:31 pm

DARK STAR wrote:
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The Reliant Kitten had seats more comfortable than what ? a garden bench ?
Point of order, Mr Chairman - as an owner for 34 years of a Reliant Kitten I can say with personal authority that the seating was indeed comfortable. Bought the car in Bishop Auckland while living in Durham, and with family in Southampton and Southend on Sea we did the 750 miles round trip enough times to love the A1 like an old friend, but never did we ever experience any problems with the seating. Now, as regards the sports car performance... well. we did once blow the head gasket doing 50mph somewhere around Oxford - does that count ? :lol:


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Post by DARK STAR » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:59 pm

Sorry Chris, I had the opposite experience.
Performance was probably better than an AH Sprite "sports car" and the handling was excellent but the seats were awful.
Perhaps the upholstery was not too good, you could feel the seat frame through it.
I loved it anyway.


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Post by AJL Electronics » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:58 pm

Kitten seats are comfortable in a straight line. However, they lack any side support, so spirited driving means sliding about on the seat.


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Post by TrevorG » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:41 pm

In my mind, anything the Ford reference has added has been doubly taken away by the fact that half way through they think its changed to a Renault!



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