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by 1234dist
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Non starting
Replies: 7
Views: 806

Re: Non starting

Initial response given
by 1234dist
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 140
Views: 13633

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Thanks, we’ve just booked in a triumph renown and a Honda concerto as well...*laughs*
by 1234dist
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: How to change Engine and Gearbox Oil
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: How to change Engine and Gearbox Oil

best pic I can get of the oil pump housing near the pully wheel

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by 1234dist
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: Hello all

:welcome
by 1234dist
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: How to change Engine and Gearbox Oil
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: How to change Engine and Gearbox Oil

Oil is mtf94 or 10/40 semi. On the gearbox you will see a lower plug with a 3/8th square plug in it and above it approx 6-8” higher you will see a fill plug. Once you drain the old out and put the plug back in, just keep filling (approx 2.2ltrs) until oil comes out the fill hole. You can’t really do...
by 1234dist
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Naughty alarm...
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Naughty alarm...

Replace your door switches Thanks but why? The problem is that the alarms looks sounding at random: sometimes it works fine for the day and sometimes it sounds once for nothing. Would you have a link or a reference for those switches? Thanks. The alarm gets its door open signal from the contacts in...
by 1234dist
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Naughty alarm...
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Naughty alarm...

Replace your door switches
by 1234dist
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: MGF Register 25th Anniversary Event - July 25th 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 328

Re: MGF Register 25th Anniversary Event - July 25th 2020

i might have my 25 gti available for that :cool
by 1234dist
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: NEW DATE! The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery: NEC Birmingham. 7th to 9th August 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1788

Re: The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery: NEC Birmingham. Friday 27 to Sunday 29 March

We have: A 1990 416 GSi in White/Grey duotone, a 1991 416 GTi in Flame Red, a 1996 414 Si (hatchback) in Racing Green and a 1997 200 Vi in White. The Vi will be receiving lots of mechanical attention, the other three will be mainly having cosmetic work done. I’m smelling an abuse of position here.....
by 1234dist
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Facebook Sales page created for this club
Replies: 13
Views: 1056

Re: Facebook Sales page created for this club

But there are already so many out there, I run one myself.

I just don’t think the club needed it.

I await being corrected.
by 1234dist
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: R8 PAS cooler delete & Pipe replacement
Replies: 18
Views: 890

Re: R8 PAS cooler delete & Pipe replacement

You are in luck (I think) as myself working with Gti John have started the process of getting them manufactured.

John will hopefully fill in the gap shortly.
by 1234dist
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Alternator dumb question
Replies: 5
Views: 354

Re: Alternator dumb question

Yes alternator should spin freely

Yes you can push it anywhere, charge a battery and it’ll still run until the battery runs out.
by 1234dist
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Facebook Sales page created for this club
Replies: 13
Views: 1056

Re: Facebook Sales page created for this club

i disagree with the need for this page, but liked it anyway.

One of the principal reasons the forum is so active is some of the fs posts, this will just beome links now as its easier to add photos to the fb page.

but thats me....