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Old 12th April 2024, 09:16   #871
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Default FL2 Engine oil

Well yesterdays dry day was taken advantage of by doing a quick engine oil and filter change from today and over the weekend the rear diff, PTU, and the Haldex, gearbox oils will be changed.

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Exhaust will be rubbed down also, and painted up.
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Awkward oil filter so used the tool i made to do the job
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New O-ring fitted and a little new oil on the O-ring before re-fitting the oil pot and filter.

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New copper washer for the oil drain plug.
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Make sure oil filter is fitte3d correctly then add new oil.
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Move onto the oil changes above today and this weekend.
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Old 12th April 2024, 20:03   #872
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I didnít wash the car, nor did I look for the rear abs sensors with any enthusiasm. However, I continued my unproductive search for a 75 auto tourer.
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Old 12th April 2024, 20:17   #873
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was hoping to drop the sub frame and gearbox but so many difficulties. The gearbox in now has a problem staying in 3rd; the clutch has gone etc. Have a different gearbox + clutch kit but 1st time I have tried to work on the gearbox; there seems to be lots of salt spray corrosion on the aluminium bit. When (if?) i get it apart will so some spraying with waxoyl before it all goes togather again.
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Old 15th April 2024, 03:17   #874
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On the way to the 25th Anniversary Meeting at The British Motor Museum, I failed to plan, and missed the wonderful photo-opportunity of capturing the odometer reading of 081810 (after missing 081180 some time last week!)... AND during my return journey the equally note-worthy reading of 82000.
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Old 15th April 2024, 18:51   #875
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A couple of weeks ago I curbed a wheel on my ZT-T.
I repaired the minor damage and repainted the wheel then,
of course found that the hubcap colour no longer matched, and the
remaining 3 wheels looks a bit scruffy so I decided to repaint the lot.
I got the hubcaps done then ran into a week of cold, rainy weather so nothing got accomplished,
and now that the weather has improved I have a ferocious cough and cold
so nothing is getting done. sigh*
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