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by Sunfly
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Runaway Revs
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Runaway Revs

Yes but,, they didn't know the Probe was 'rev-limited' to was it 6 or 6.5 thousand revs/min ! Usually the FM is the last away at the lights these days, as everything on 4 wheels is quicker, but at 6500 revs it might have been me for once. :D Having said that though, John, if you are cruising at say...
by Sunfly
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Runaway Revs
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Runaway Revs

Kit wrote:
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:42 pm
May be you should post this problem on the Polish Probe Owners Club :)
& see what sort of reply’s you get :lol: :lol:

Kit
I got rid of a Polish welder for a lot of very dodgy goings on, I won't say what, but maybe this was the boys getting their own back! :D
by Sunfly
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Runaway Revs
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Runaway Revs

Had a scary moment this morning :o :? Shops and non essential businesses are open, but instead of getting my haircut (I've only had one in 14 months) I treated the Flying Machine to a mini valet at our local Polish handwash. Got into the usual conversation about the Probe with a chap with a Land Rov...
by Sunfly
Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Erratic idle speed 2.5 v6. Please help!
Replies: 19
Views: 5901

Re: Erratic idle speed 2.5 v6. Please help!

If the coolant level doesn't fix it, (lack of coolant going through the throttle body) you might try this. I had this problem all the time with my 16V, and had to take the throttle body apart for a carbon clean every 2 years (It had done well over 150k before the problem started) but its not the sam...
by Sunfly
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:22 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brake Pipe Clips
Replies: 7
Views: 3322

Re: Brake Pipe Clips

can you send me the file in its native format and what is its native format?
by Sunfly
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rusty sunroof
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Re: Rusty sunroof

Thats some good advice. I had completely forgot about shot blasting and I was pondering how to tackle it with a grinder :lol: My current tin roof isnt too bad but rust is often worse than it looks. I know a local shot blaster so ill have a chat with them and see what they can do. Right! Dont take m...
by Sunfly
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rusty sunroof
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Re: Rusty sunroof

i tried a fibreglass roof. not a great success. lousy profile and so flexi it never closed properly, so i went back to my tin roof. ground out as much rust as possible with a die grinder then took it to a shot blasters. then i poured vactan marine rust remover everywhere. then i took it to the paint...
by Sunfly
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brake Pipe Clips
Replies: 7
Views: 3322

Re: Brake Pipe Clips

I forgot to mention that I'd do the design for you for free if it is a useful part and there is any general interest in it from the club.

Do you have a picture cus I can't think what it might be.
by Sunfly
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brake Pipe Clips
Replies: 7
Views: 3322

Re: Brake Pipe Clips

ah no sorry, its the actual plastic clips running along the bottom of the car - Got really excited because I thought it was a long shot! (I bought new hose clips here: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brake-Hose-Clips-Silver-35-6mm-x-28-4mm-Pack-10-Ford-Hyundai-Kia-Mazda/133080613359?ssPageName=STRK%3AME...
by Sunfly
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Air Con accumulators/drier mod
Replies: 4
Views: 2869

Re: Air Con accumulators/drier mod

cpt black wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:24 am
I did modify a few,but have a new one here that i imported from Aus will sell for £85 posted
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kEV
That's the best solution. My method took a lot of work.