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by paulinpoole
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: car breaker auction
Replies: 7
Views: 2783

Re: car breaker auction

well auction ended at £150
anyone on here win it ?
by paulinpoole
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: car breaker auction
Replies: 7
Views: 2783

Re: car breaker auction

i havnt been to see it yet,not going to unfortunately. went to register online to bid and its a £50 registration fee for 1 year subscription then cost of car £150 if i was only bidder then a hammer down charge of £50 then a administration fee of £15 then 20% VAT phoned them up and that was confirmed...
by paulinpoole
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: car breaker auction
Replies: 7
Views: 2783

car breaker auction

hi all been a while theres a breaker yard naer me thats got a seafoam ? green N533 KGP for auction £150 (mine N481 KGP ) :D really tempted for a heap of donor parts as hard to get down here. i see its a s3 dizzy so later type engine would this engine wiring etc go straight into mine 1995 with s1 diz...
by paulinpoole
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: ebay distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 1610

Re: ebay distributor

Before it gets worse. Take the distributor off, check that that the three spring 'flaps' are intact on the rotor arm. I had one ( of the three ) fall off and get 'mashed up' in the Hall Effect timing magnets. Amazingly, though it stopped the engine on several occasions, it always started and ran ag...
by paulinpoole
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: ebay distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 1610

Re: ebay distributor

david_toft wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:45 pm
I don't know anything useful about this, but did you notice his feedback score is more than 4 million!
yea,just clicked on the number and he has 239 negative and 166 neutral in the last month !! :o :o
by paulinpoole
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: ebay distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 1610

ebay distributor

i am thinking i need a replacement dizzy cause im getting a unusual tapping and sometimes a grinding sound from it. so looking on ebay and found this one from germany, there is a lot sold,so wondering if anyone here has bought and tested one to know if they work item number 371138090354 https://www....
by paulinpoole
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v oil grade
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Re: 16v oil grade

ive been using 10w 40 for years although it says 5w 40 in the haynes book
is that one better then malc ?
by paulinpoole
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: injector seals
Replies: 1
Views: 789

injector seals

trying to find a set of 4 top and bottom seals for the injectors,need them quick so not from the states,
nothing on ebay for probe (except states)
so looking on ebay for mazda 626 mx5 etc
does someone know the mazda part number or year/model that is right for 2l probe
thanks :)
by paulinpoole
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: dizzy swap
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Re: dizzy swap

cool thanks a lot duncan
fingers crossed :)
by paulinpoole
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: dizzy swap
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

dizzy swap

hi all after forking out all that money for my respray the engine is now complaining :( ive got another nasty sound coming from under the r/h side of rocker cover (by no 4 cylinder) or possibly from the dizzy (bearings inside it),not too sure yet untill i take it out. so a question for a techy :) i ...