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#1 unburntfuelinthemorning

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 06:28 PM

A recommendation for Regency Autos, Church End, Cambridge.

 

I booked a session with Lee and Peter to sort out my carb needle and ignition timing.  Be prepared to wait as it seems they often overrun - was waiting an hour after booking time.  It was well worth the wait though, they did a very thorough job and the Mini is running so much better now.



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 06:56 PM

Is that Peter Baldwin?

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 06:47 AM

It is the man himself yes.  Seventy something and still going strong!  He's teaching Lee about bits of brass and SU needle charts.



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 06:38 PM

I used him 10+ years ago at whistlers garage? Cambridge I think ??
Transformed my mini in 1hour I could of sworn he put a new engine in it .
Top man that really knows his stuff and glad to hear he is still going strong and passing on the knowledge .
Big boots to fill I fear :)

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 08:44 PM

He was at Wilshers garage near Royston for a number of years but they stopped using the rolling road there because of insurance concerns.

 

I used his services once there about twenty years ago and also three times before that when he was at Marshalls in Cambridge.  Everytime he had the engines running lovely. 

 

He did retire after Wilshers but was head hunted and persuaded to carry on part time.  He seemed to be having a whale of a time when I saw him.  A BMW racer, then mine, then a beautiful old Jag from the fifties of some sort with twin two inch SU's. 

 

It's a much newer dyno he's operating there too - you now get a torque and power curve graph!

 

Lee seems to already understand electronic tuning but is enjoying learning the old school methods.  Big boots to fill but he's learning from one of the best and you have to start somewhere.



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 10:24 PM

Thanks for the update really interesting to know what happened
I will now know where to go and where to recommend to others
Cheers




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