OP 7/8 Know your car and get the best out of it

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Picture of singles Know your car and get the best out of it (John F Miles)

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Catalogue numberOP 7/8
Sleeve picturePicture of OP 7/8 Know your car and get the best out of it by artist John F Miles from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleKnow your car and get the best out of it
ArtistJohn F Miles
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeQ
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Item deleted?Yes
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Media typePrimary
Media genreInstructional View all other tracks listed as Instructional.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesOP 7 BBC
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What type of seller was used?Other online shop
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Front cover of OP 7/8
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Back cover of OP 7/8
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1One tapped badly adjusted1.29
A2Faulty tappets; then tappets adjusted0.42
A3Worn timing chain0.39
A4Worn gudgeon pin0.51
A5'Big end' knock0.45
A6'Pinking' or 'knock'1.03
A7Carburettor spit-back0.42
B1Engine with mixture too rich; then adjusted0.56
B2Leak in petrol feed0.42
B3Sparking plugs firing in wrong order; then adjusted0.47
B4Starter with faulty motor0.31
B5Starter with faulty pinion0.40
B6Faulty gearbox then worn differential1.18
B7Leaking exhaust pipe0.42
B8Gearbox with damaged main shaft0.42
Total length of media 12:29.

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Further information

BBC sub label for foreign language records.

This was the first BBC label starting in the early 1960's. Their were (to start with) Radio shows where by listeners could follow the programme on the Radio then purchase the record and separate book to continue their learning.

Later the shows were also recorded for television and the records and books became more widely available via record and book shops.

You can view the complete list of all BBC releases on this site by viewing the BBC List page.


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