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by gazza82
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What classic vehicles have you seen?
Replies: 2236
Views: 191855

Re: What classic vehicles have you seen?

Dick wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:53 pm
megadethmaniac wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:14 pm
Opposite Bovington is Monkey world... You can hear the tanks running from aver the road there
Worth visiting both!
Funnily enough I was discussing both with friend's today ... socially distanced and in the fresh air ... ;)
by gazza82
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70
Replies: 703
Views: 132942

Re: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70

Ah Lancia's .. 1) My uncle had a Monte Carlo. As he worked in Central London he rarely used it so it slowly dissolved on his driveway! MonteCarlo.jpg 2) In the days of Company Cars a colleague for some inexplicable reason chose a Lancia Thema. That was the one where they collaborated and built the T...
by gazza82
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Technical queries
Topic: Replacement fuel tanks
Replies: 4
Views: 1039

Re: Replacement fuel tanks

I thought I'd just follow this up .. ... the Owners' Club have started to get replacement tanks made. We get them in small batches due to using a smaller production team .. and sell out quick! They are a very "slightly" different shape (only a problem for concours) and don't come with the filler nec...
by gazza82
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Members Cars & Projects
Topic: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70
Replies: 703
Views: 132942

Re: Zel's Fleet Blog...Jag, Citroen, Mercedes, Sinclair & AC Model 70

It's coming from Rock Auto in the US as even with shipping it was half the price of one ordered from in the UK it turned out. Hope they don't sting you for import tax on top .. recently received a small gift for my wife from a US supplier and it went up by 50% when our friends at UPS added import t...
by gazza82
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What classic vehicles have you seen?
Replies: 2236
Views: 191855

Re: What classic vehicles have you seen?

Bovingdon? Last visited there about 15 years ago .. those old German tanks do belch out the exhaust smoke!
by gazza82
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: clio diesel
Replies: 132
Views: 45573

Re: clio diesel

Ours died ... a month before gearbox died ...
by gazza82
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: breakdown truck
Replies: 3247
Views: 228389

Re: breakdown truck

Dick wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:42 am
GHT wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:18 pm

WTF is it? Some sort of weird French lavatory?
Its part of a train!
Buffer?
by gazza82
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: clio diesel
Replies: 132
Views: 45573

Re: clio diesel

Simple but this is pretty much how I remember I did it ...

https://www.wikihow.com/Test-Glow-Plugs


I only found two were gone .. one completely dead and the other dying .. but why it should affect the car when running who knows!
by gazza82
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: clio diesel
Replies: 132
Views: 45573

Re: clio diesel

Thanks, can you post a video of testing the glow plugs? Ive just bought a multi meter thing and ive no idea what im doing :oops: I would but the Clio went to the great scrap yard in the sky last year .. it dumped the contents of the gearbox (including most of the metal bits) on a stretch of road in...
by gazza82
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: clio diesel
Replies: 132
Views: 45573

Re: clio diesel

Not that clear on google searches but seems it refers to ECM/PCM power relay Answer on one forum is : In the relay box in the engine bay, to the right if looking from the front, one of the small relays, bottom left or bottom right depending on which way round the box is (a bit confusing on autodata)...