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by jrh
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Re: front down pipe removal-thanks everyone
Replies: 11
Views: 111

Re: front down pipe removal

You have the right manifold.
Problem is getting the nuts off the existing studs without shearing the studs, not easy.
The shame of it is, it used to be the kind of job I did for pleasure. If I only could do that again !
by jrh
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Steering wheel click
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Steering wheel click

Check you haven't got a broken spring .
by jrh
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 1995 V6 24V Red rat rod 200k miles - scrap or save?
Replies: 7
Views: 157

Re: 1995 V6 24V Red rat rod 200k miles - scrap or save?

First, how bad is the rust ? If serious and you cannot fix it, then it will cost £X000.'s. Next, getting the engine to run. Is the timing belt broken ? If so, fix it, £100 for parts or £500 if garage does it. Still no guarantee it will run but certainly won't if not done ! If it runs , you have a 'r...
by jrh
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 1995 V6 24V Red rat rod 200k miles - scrap or save?
Replies: 7
Views: 157

Re: 1995 V6 24V Red rat rod 200k miles - scrap or save?

It's not the mileage that matters, it is the amount and whereabouts of the rust that make the decision to scrap or save.
by jrh
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rear through-bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Rear through-bolts

And when, eventually , you have got them out , remember to pack the exposed centre section with God's anti-corrosion gift, DENSO Tape.
'Cos otherwise, it will get like that, all over again.
by jrh
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 5
Views: 158

Re: Aerial

That's ok, definitely aerial.
lNext problem, most of the aerials for sale do not work like the Probe ones !
You will need the Probe aerial, or it gets complicated.
by jrh
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 5
Views: 158

Re: Aerial

Are you sure it is the aerial and not the radio faulty ?
by jrh
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cabin water leak
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: Cabin water leak

Yes, under the wings at the top, impossible to see, or get to, with the wings on.
Caused by water where it should not be.
by jrh
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cabin water leak
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: Cabin water leak

I think you will need to take the front wings off to see the true extent of the 'problem' (rust).
And yes, a flexible wire back up the drain line before putting compressed air on to really clear it out.
by jrh
Mon May 27, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Radiator Fans Staying On
Replies: 9
Views: 500

Re: Radiator Fans Staying On

I thought they were meant to stay on until the temp dropped, even if the ignition was switched off ?