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#559549 - 13/02/19 10:12 AM Re: RIP John Haynes [Re: RedThree]
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Registered: 31/05/10
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RIP to an innovator.
I have a few manuals left over from old cars plus one on Engine Management (good book to learn from).
As above...
Buy a car then Haynes manual. More so in the days when I was buying older cars and very much hands-on. It was a must have in those days!
Yesterday we were in Brixham and the Haynes Museum was on our list to visit on the way home. 5 cars left from 9 on the trip.
However time constraints meant we dropped it as it would have meant too short a stay to do it justice.
Just remembered...I bought manuals for the 4/4 and the Plus8 just to get engine details.
Ford Orion for the 1.6cvhefi and Discovery for the V8.


Edited by sospan (13/02/19 10:17 AM)
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#559661 - 13/02/19 08:07 PM Re: RIP John Haynes [Re: RedThree]
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Registered: 17/08/10
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The passing of an era indeed.

I was at school at Hazlegrove, just up the road in Sparkford from the Haynes HQ, before the smart buildings, cafe and museum were built. John Haynes junior was a near-contemporary at the school. He used to arrive in assorted, often eclectic, transportation. I was a boarder, IIRC Haynes was a day-pupil or maybe a weekly boarder, so had rather more trips up the school drive than the rest of us...
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#559796 - 14/02/19 06:07 PM Re: RIP John Haynes [Re: RedThree]
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A nice but brief tribute to the man from ITV.

https://www.facebook.com/ITVWestcountry/videos/582151125582282/
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#559808 - 14/02/19 06:52 PM Re: RIP John Haynes [Re: +8Rich]
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Nice obituary in the Torygraph today.
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