Well, that's something else we have in common then, Charles. I, too, am heading for a bit of
I have waited since May for a new engine. I was promised beginning of August so gritted my teeth and waited.
Beginning of August (having left the whole month clear) no engine. Told it would be September (when my diary is seriously full).
Tracked down an engine in Holland and was set to drive over and collect it - no doubt cheaper that in the UK - and was then told, sorry we don't want to upset our English distributor friends so we will only supply it through them (at, no doubt, higher UK prices).
Now told that engine will be available 3rd week in August. Just too late for my clear month and not quite enough time before the diary is too busy.
Arrogant dealers in rip-off Britain make me
Sorry to hear you have had to put up with a real pair of poofters. Too bouncy, my a**e!