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by montegoman
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: What kind of alloys are they?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: What kind of alloys are they?

They were available from R3 launch only on the Vi and were simply known as "5 Spoke Sports Alloys". Internally they were known as "Linfords" apparently. The only other alloy available at launch was a "7 Spoke Luxury Alloy" on the 216SLi and that was known internally as "Sally". I will let John expla...
by montegoman
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Music vid set partially at Longbridge in early 2000s
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Music vid set partially at Longbridge in early 2000s

I never realised Brum had an Underground!
by montegoman
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rover 45 Diesel not revving
Replies: 7
Views: 432

Re: Rover 45 Diesel not revving

From my experience with the L series in our 25 it does sound like the MAF.
by montegoman
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A very late introduction!
Replies: 6
Views: 1105

Re: A very late introduction!

It's because when you became a paid up member of the club you gave the email address associated with your conductorwomble forum name rather than the email address you are using for topcat tomcat. You should be able to access the members area using the conductorwomble details alternatively we can swa...
by montegoman
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Radiator Fan running continuously.
Replies: 10
Views: 1025

Re: Radiator Fan running continuously.

It will run constantly if you have the A/C on.
by montegoman
Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Fog Lamps or Driving Lights
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: Fog Lamps or Driving Lights

The reflectors will be different. Fog lights are designed to give a bright wide spread of light to pick out the kerb and the immediate road ahead. Driving lights are designed to light up the far distance. When you are driving in fog you should drive on dipped lights to reduce glare from the fog. Fog...
by montegoman
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Front indicator fitting misalignment
Replies: 15
Views: 1484

Re: Front indicator fitting misalignment

It doesn't look anything like a Metro indicator to me.
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

But not while you are driving....
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

Yes, there is a bulb in the clock so it could well be that. I had assumed you had just lost some of the bars that make up the numbers.
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

It's very simple actually. Just slide a flat but not sharp bladed object (something like a plastic spreader you get with tile grout) behind the wood trim at the curved end near the passenger door and gently prize it out. It is held in by several metal spring clips. The clock is fixed to the wood by ...
by montegoman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Winter wheels and tyres on
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: Winter wheels and tyres on

I think the badge on the rear wheel is 180 degrees out... let's see the other side!
by montegoman
Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Full leather R8 hatchback interior
Replies: 10
Views: 1268

Re: Full leather R8 hatchback interior

It would have had to have been kept in the dark...
by montegoman
Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: FBHVC position on ban on sale of new cars with IC engines from 2030
Replies: 14
Views: 2440

Re: FBHVC position on ban on sale of new cars with IC engines from 2030

I have been into Birmingham today and they have already put the CAZ warning signs up on the Aston Expressway. Hopefully they intend to cover them up until next June. I have been watching this avidly. They originally planned an introduction of this on 1st Jan 2020. It was initially delayed because th...
by montegoman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 416 GTI Auto - Restoring an old friend
Replies: 29
Views: 3692

Re: Rover 416 GTI Auto - Restoring an old friend

I am pleased to hear that the journey went well.
by montegoman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Full leather R8 hatchback interior
Replies: 10
Views: 1268

Re: Full leather R8 hatchback interior

It will be Mink because the door is Cherry Pearlescent but Mink does look like Flint in some photos.