On The Road

Fairway Taxi Steering Box Seal Replacement

As I mentioned in my last update, my steering box leaked all over my garage floor. The good news is I have now fixed the leak by replacing the seal that sits on the output shaft. You can find...
fairway taxi gearbox oil

Filling and Changing the Gearbox Oil

Do you have a Leaking Gearbox? If your Fairway doesn't pull along like it used to, or it's not getting the top speeds that you hear other owners boasting about, then there's a good chance the auto gearbox has something...

What’s it Like to Drive?

A tank. It's noisy, bone rattling, agricultural, but that's why it's fun! With due credit to the lads at Austin in the 50's, they weren't designing a car which had to run at motorway speeds, or be particularly comfortable for long drives....
London Taxi Wedding Couple


Background If you're thinking of buying a Fairway you'll inevitably need to get insurance for it. When I was looking to purchase one, I always tried to get insurance beforehand but would just get rejected as I was under 21. The...

Vegetable Oil is Cheaper than Diesel!

I had seen a few articles online about running diesel engines on vegetable oil, so I thought I'd give it a go with the taxi. To be honest, I thought it was a bit too good to be true, given that...




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