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by Sunfly
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Suspension mounts
Replies: 14
Views: 241

Re: Suspension mounts

You'd think Shakin Stevens was driving the Flying Machine till I got the mounts changed! The gearbox mount was the worst offender and the most difficult to change. Its lovely now!
by Sunfly
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Suspension mounts
Replies: 14
Views: 241

Re: Suspension mounts

I just got a set off amazon. If I had one dodgy mount I'd want to change them all.
by Sunfly
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Can dip sticks be wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 515

Re: Can dip sticks be wrong?

@sunfly - by flushing oil, do you mean the cans of 'stuff' you add to the existing oil - or the flushing oil you buy a gallon at a time and use after dropping the engine oil? I've added varous cans of Wynns to the old oil in the past, plus hydraulic lifter treatment to the new oil, all with little ...
by Sunfly
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Can dip sticks be wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 515

Re: Can dip sticks be wrong?

Kit wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:22 pm
The dip sticks are marked

Kl for the 24v
FS for the 16v, which is longer

Kit
That's why Duncan's a rep! :D
by Sunfly
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Can dip sticks be wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 515

Re: Can dip sticks be wrong?

Hi Alan. You should always check on a flat surface! with the oil warm and the engine stopped for a few minutes, but thereafter a sump is a sump and assuming you are taking the dipstick out to wipe it and relieve any crankcase pressure before taking a true reading its difficult to see how your readin...
by Sunfly
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Air Bag Module /Heater Resistor Card
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: Air Bag Module /Heater Resistor Card

Any pictures of both items in situ so that I know what I'm looking for please? Paul, the air bag module is on the drivers side, up above the cpu in the driver foot well (blue box) The heater resistor card is in the passenger side foot well, remover the panel under the glove box then you will find t...
by Sunfly
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Window and door trim repair.
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Window and door trim repair.

Bob, I don't believe that we are as inventive as yourself, it's not something I have heard anyone talk about before, but it sounds like a feasible idea 8-) My thinking is that it is the one area of the car that we have no control over and which ultimately sets the benchmark for any refurbishment we...
by Sunfly
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Window and door trim repair.
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Window and door trim repair.

I'm starting to see a bit of degradation of my trim. Its still very good in comparison with many, but its starting to lose its shiny top surface. So I've been looking into what can be done and this is what I think so far (though I am open to criticism and different ideas. I think the material is lik...
by Sunfly
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: speedo/abs
Replies: 11
Views: 1461

Re: speedo/abs

I wouldn't like to say there is a relation between these two apparently unconnected faults, however...! When my 94 16v was say 10years old (I bought it new) and had done over 200k miles it had an odd fault on the rare occasion I exceeded 100mph, and it was pretty precisely 100mph. A light would come...
by Sunfly
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Heated rear window (just!)
Replies: 8
Views: 1028

Re: Heated rear window (just!)

Andy W wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:23 pm
Is this stuff any good?

https://www.frost.co.uk/electro-connector-repair-kit/
Nice one Andy. Just the job if it does what is says on the tin! :D I'll wait for the better weather then find out whats gone wrong. (Semi laid up at the moment)