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woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2022 7:35AM
That's a seriously close view, Dave. And a strong b&w, perfect for the subject.
I agree 100% with your comment re: Saturday mornings. I've never seen the engines of my last five or six cars, they've been hidden beneath gubbins I can't even identify.

RonDM Plus
8 413 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2022 9:04AM
Superb monochrome image, great detail

6 Sep 2022 10:04AM
Great subject matter, Dave.

John Smile
6 Sep 2022 10:07AM
I spent most of my working life around engines, my own and work, nothing like setting the tappetts correctly and hearing the engine purr.
The rest of the time was spent getting the grease and muck off my hands SmileSmileSmile
Helped my neighbour with his motor last week, 2 x 73 year olds up and down, couldn't move for 3 days after,
but it was fun at the time Smile

karlablo Plus
4 46 23
6 Sep 2022 10:54AM
The lead is far better in concentrating on form and composition - of mundane things from the past...
Really great!
"The art of motorcycle maintenance" comes into my mind...
Congrats and cheers!
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
6 Sep 2022 11:09AM
Takes me back to the days you could work on a car, and with your feeler gauge reset the tappets. Now you have a job finding the engine, never mind the tappet cover. Good memory stirrer with your image, and also well detailed in mono.
6 Sep 2022 6:19PM
Ah, those wondrous days when only a basic toolkit was needed to maintina a car or motorbike. Now you need a degree in electronics!
7 Sep 2022 12:42AM
Echoing used to be so simple to work on...of course, now we are moving to electric few moving parts (I have heard that a Tesla has only 17 moving parts)...Not so much romance of grease and engines there.

And...a beautiful mono Dave.
James124 Plus
8 65 55 Portugal
7 Sep 2022 4:58PM
I once used to fiddle occasionally with car engines, A35, Mini and MG Midget, essentially the same engine, balancing twin carbs on the MG was not easy!

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