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by TerryG
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: 1985 Range Rover HELP!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Re: 1985 Range Rover HELP!!!

If you put a spark plug in the end of the king lead and rest it on the block do you get random sparks when you turn the engine over? My experience is with the later EFi cars but the distributors are interchangeable. Assuming it has a later type distributor like the one in this link www.rimmerbros.co...
by TerryG
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: 1985 Range Rover HELP!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Re: 1985 Range Rover HELP!!!

From experience, the timing marks on the crank pulley have very little to do with the actual crank position. To find TDC take the pulg out of cylinder one, pop something long and plastic in to the hole so it touches the top of the piston and get a friend to slowly turn the engine over until you see ...
by TerryG
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1033
Views: 81525

Re: Yet another "what should I buy next?" type of thread..

I just found John's latest purchase on Farcebook:
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by TerryG
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1033
Views: 81525

Re: Yet another "what should I buy next?" type of thread..

I'm not stuck in the golf, I am looking for someone that is prepared to sell me the sound deadening from behind the dash of a car they are breaking. its a bugger to get out so not worth it unless you already have the dash and heater boxes out I have everything else ready to put in then I can sell it...
by TerryG
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1033
Views: 81525

Re: Yet another "what should I buy next?" type of thread..

The seller says they can assist with loading so they must have a big dustpan and brush ;)
It does look sorry for itself sitting on 4 flats.
by TerryG
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ropey Jensen for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 1666

Ropey Jensen for sale

I'm sure you've all seen this as it's been posted on various sites but OMG the advert is terrible. HI SELLING ON BEHALF OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR ALL NUMBERS MATCHING CAR THIS IS FOR A WELL KNOWN CAR AND HAS A GRATE HISTORY THIS IS A SUPER RARE CAR IT WAS ALL MADE IN ITALY AND MOVED OVER HEAR AND PUT T...
by TerryG
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: breakdown truck
Replies: 2898
Views: 131608

Re: breakdown truck

I think John has been trying to save a few quid rebuilding his lawnmower engine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2Wp-7kqEKI
by TerryG
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Modern 1.8 Zaffira coolant loss - any ideas I`m stumped
Replies: 4
Views: 1096

Re: Modern 1.8 Zaffira coolant loss - any ideas I`m stumped

I had a similar issue on my focus a few years ago, there was a weep when at temperature from an o ring where the heater hose joined the thermostat housing.
Are you losing water while the car is standing or just while driving?
by TerryG
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What would you buy & why?
Replies: 1033
Views: 81525

Re: Yet another "what should I buy next?" type of thread..

The advert's a bit old but if you don't fancy a space ship, how about a space cruiser
https://www.gumtree.com/p/toyota/toyota ... 1177629452
by TerryG
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: clio diesel
Replies: 124
Views: 11784

Re: clio diesel

You've been papped going about your daily business while the clio is out of action:
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