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by Kit
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: General Probe buying advice
Replies: 10
Views: 70

Re: General Probe buying advice

There was a “Probe buyers Guide”, on the old forum :?

May be Admin, will be able to dig it out from a ‘back up’

Kit
by Kit
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: 16v timing belt

Is it the original engine in car ??
Could a previous owner swapped out the engine for a 1.8 626 Mazda engine :?:

Kit
by Kit
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: 16v timing belt

That’s correct, it’s an Mazda FS engine in the 16v Probe ;)
Look at an old belt in the garage, that was marked 135, So was an old ‘Gates’ box, I’ve go to show the lay out of the pulleys & which way the belt goes.

Kit
by Kit
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: 16v timing belt

Normally, you have to ‘fight, to get it on !!!

Compare it with the old one :?:
Is it the same :?:

Kit
by Kit
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 13
Views: 176

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

I'll let Micron, tell the full details, as he was the cable changer today

Kit
by Kit
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 13
Views: 176

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

Ordered 3 handbrake cables for the Probe they are "Japanparts BC 300 and BC301" for left and right.and "Firstline FKB 1728" for the centre cable. When mechanic went to fit them he said they were the wrong cables, the ones on the car has different fittings he says. The thing is, when I look up the p...
by Kit
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Mot advisories updated
Replies: 30
Views: 439

Re: Mot advisories updated

Cpt will confirm this because I may be wrong BUT I think there are only two types of front exhaust pipes for the 24v. The Pre-cat type ( early cars) or, Non Pre-cat type ( later cars). The Pre-cat type have a shorter up-pipes AND different flanges, true ,they are no longer available. Also, the Pre-...
by Kit
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: lights
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: lights

Take the car to Halfolds , & see if they can make the lights flip up,to change the bulb

:o :lol: :lol: :lol:

Kit
by Kit
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Mot advisories updated
Replies: 30
Views: 439

Re: Mot advisorirs

When you find out how much the front pipe for a 24v is :o

You may put it off for a bit ;)

Kit
by Kit
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brake hoses?
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: Brake hoses?

Gen 1 are different ;)

Kit