'dr. Car's' Casebook 1967

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    Item title reads - 'Dr Car's' casebook.

    Car diagnosis service. Hanwell, London.

    M/S as businessman gets out of car outside the diagnosis service centre. C/U of name 'Diagnostic Service'. Interior M/S's as businessman explains problem to mechanic who writes it all down. C/U as mechanic picks up keys, pan up to show businessman walking away with his briefcase. M/S as the car is driven into garage M/S of it on hoist. Various shots as his car is tested. M/S of wheel being balanced on a machine. C/U wheel turning.

    M/S of the businessman doing his office work in a room at the garage. M/S of his car being driven onto rollers in the ground for the second stage. C/U side of cabinet which reads 'Brake Tester'. M/S mechanic sitting in the car next to brakes testing machine. C/U of dial on machine, needle reads 30 m.p.h. C/U wheel revolving on the rollers, then brake is applied. C/U of headlamp switched on. C/U machine for testing headlamp alignment. C/U of mechanic moving spark plugs. C/U mechanic under car draining the oil. C/U as they fix on leads for electronic testing of engine. M/S of the Cripton engine tester. C/U of the electronic machine. C/U of dial on electronic machine for testing cam angle. C/U pan more dials of the electronic tester. M/S of car being washed on an automatic car washer. Exterior M/S businessman gets into his car. C/U rear view of car as it drives away quickly.

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    01:39:41:00 / 01:41:17:00
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    Classic Motoring Transport
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  • The car featured here is one of two things, either an MG 1100 or MG 1300.

    jamied 19th May 2012

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