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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2016, 02:11
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By bassman
Anyone else near Wisbech please

Tdi cant make it...........anyone else available please
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2016, 23:35
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By bassman
PMed you cheers..

PMed you

cheers..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2016, 22:00
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By bassman
Anyone in Peterborough\Wisbech area, able to view an MG ZT for me please

Hi I am 200 miles away near Durham...I looked on the list on the relevant forum post and found that spawn666 has volunteered to do this service in the Peterborough area, but he hasnt logged on for 8...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 22nd July 2016, 22:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
My neighbour and his wife passed as it was...

My neighbour and his wife passed as it was getting loaded onto the wagon....he offered me his hanky as he passed...end of an era.:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 21st July 2016, 19:02
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
Its off with 6.5cm of pipe...PM me your details...

Its off with 6.5cm of pipe...PM me your details and I'll pop it in the post for you...

Its on its way.....


SO UNFORTUNATELY IS MY 75....THEY COLLECTED IT THIS MORNING, SAD THAT OTHERS COULDNT...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 20th July 2016, 20:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
It was there and ok last time i bled it...I'll...

It was there and ok last time i bled it...I'll have a look tomorrow and get it for you..I dont suppose a bit of clutch fluid on the road will be noticeble amongst the diesel and brake fluid where ive...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th July 2016, 22:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
No problem....maybe its those pesky front bits...

No problem....maybe its those pesky front bits are different, the main arches may be the same....somebody must know....I'll have a look on Rimmers and edit this post when i find out.

ADDENDUM
...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th July 2016, 01:31
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By bassman
Is it the plastic strip that fits over the bottom...

Is it the plastic strip that fits over the bottom of the door frame and covers the edge of the carpet(like the ones on the fronts, but much shorter)...What colour are your front ones....Ive got a...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th July 2016, 01:17
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
No sorry, no sat nav Catastrophe!!!..I...

No sorry, no sat nav



Catastrophe!!!..I went to have a look to see if I had what you needed, sat down on the door step and snapped the pegs off the multiswitch....

sorry......dohhhhhhh!..
...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 18th July 2016, 23:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
I'll have a look tomorrow...do you need the whole...

I'll have a look tomorrow...do you need the whole thing, or just the part that is hidden behind the side of the seat(Ive already removed the actual switches, as people seem to want these)..I'm not...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 18th July 2016, 13:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
Mine isnt a facelift car...by 3 switches I mean,...

Mine isnt a facelift car...by 3 switches I mean, the one that alters the back rest, the one that moves the whole seat forwards/backwards and the 3 position memory switch...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th July 2016, 21:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
If they are standard on the Con SE, then yes I'll...

If they are standard on the Con SE, then yes I'll have them...but TBH, I cant picture them from your post....Theres 3 switches on the drivers seat, but cant think of an 8 way one....as for the bonnet...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th July 2016, 20:45
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
TBH, the rear bumper is possibly its worst...

TBH, the rear bumper is possibly its worst feature...I remember when I put the tow bar on, it had some of its fixing holes damaged, it never quite fitted properly on one side, it is scratched where...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th July 2016, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By bassman
kick strip??

Ive got a 75 standing at my door thats going to the scrap yard...but I'm not sure which bit you are looking for..Can you see if you can either take a photo of the area you are talking about, or get a...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th July 2016, 18:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bassman
Breaking 2001 CDT in Zircon Silver...FREE - **NLA**

5 years ago when I scrapped my BMW, I got around £300 for it...today the price of scrap is much lower and theyre offering around £70 for my CDT.

Ive taken off the PPD bits and the new rear box,...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2016, 23:14
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By bassman
TomTom Speed Cameras for 20p a year

Ive just managed to fumble through this Polish TomTom site and got a years Speed Cameras for 20p....
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2015, 22:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By bassman
Just been informed by a couple of people, that...

Just been informed by a couple of people, that generally its an hour a side....so depending who does it, it looks as though its from say £80 + parts + vat, for the pair, which seems as you say, quite...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2015, 22:07
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By bassman
Yes a lot more intricate than I thought as...

Yes a lot more intricate than I thought as well.....As well as trapping oil............I can now see where my suction pipe possibly got "trapped" and (after a bit of force) ended up coming out 6...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2015, 01:28
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By bassman
Using that working out though...you are still...

Using that working out though...you are still only removing 5.5 litres...I use an electrical suction pump, and mine always sucks out between 6.25 and 6.5 litres, and the same amount of oil should...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2015, 01:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By bassman
I need mine replacing...What sort of price did...

I need mine replacing...What sort of price did they charge you to replace the pair...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2013, 00:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
Been driving 45 years, and just discovered that...

Been driving 45 years, and just discovered that its more enjoyable, less stressful. not having to rush around in the car, at the same time watching my mpg rise....Why waste £10 a month, when its more...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2013, 00:18
Replies: 89
Views: 5,885
Posted By bassman
Did this exercise go ahead....are there any...

Did this exercise go ahead....are there any results or is it still on-going.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2013, 22:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
Yes it is......but not good when it suddenly...

Yes it is......but not good when it suddenly drops from 52/54 to 47/48, and the only obvious thing is the tyre change....I check my mileage all the time, run with my OBD on the mpg window, so Ive...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2013, 18:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
Done 200 miles since changing the tryres...

Done 200 miles since changing the tryres round...its gone up slightly, but only by around 1mpg.......which is not what I was hoping for.....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2013, 19:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
Yes, I did consider this, but its been 15 to 18...

Yes, I did consider this, but its been 15 to 18 degrees here this week.......... it was only 12 degrees last week and it didnt drop...and I reset the OBD every week.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2013, 16:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
I'm not that technically minded to be able to...

I'm not that technically minded to be able to understand whether the "rolling resistance" can be converted to mpg, but will take your word for it..

The tyres wernt changed "like for like", but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2013, 15:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By bassman
53mpg before tyre change,48mpg afterwards

I check my consumption and mileage brim to brim every week, so, providing my mileometer is correct, I know my mpg, and drive to keep it in the 50 to 55 range. I also reset my computer at every fill...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2013, 20:27
Replies: 89
Views: 5,885
Posted By bassman
.....and me?

.....and me?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2013, 18:04
Replies: 89
Views: 5,885
Posted By bassman
How can I refuse.....but I had my MAF changed a...

How can I refuse.....but I had my MAF changed a few months ago, and during that period I experienced some low results, although most of them were still over 40mpg...MarinaBrian diagnosed my faulty...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2013, 16:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,729
Posted By bassman
No none...no aditives

No none...no aditives
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2013, 16:01
Replies: 22
Views: 1,729
Posted By bassman
Its a pity you didnt brim to brim it, to get a...

Its a pity you didnt brim to brim it, to get a true result....My maximum at the half way point was 440......with 360 left in the tank it said...



I agree with all of the points you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2013, 22:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,729
Posted By bassman
Average 60mpg over 1400miles.....

Average 60mpg over 1400 miles, on a 9 night trip to Scotland...WOW

Been away for 10 days in the Scottish Highlands....and achieved excellent mpg on my trip....I filled to the brim before leaving...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2013, 17:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
Would a T4 show the thermostat opening...

Would a T4 show the thermostat opening temperature.........
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2013, 20:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
I'm a little apprehensive about trying this, Ive...

I'm a little apprehensive about trying this, Ive read lots you've written about this, and have it ready to print out to take to the car with me(easier than reading on the laptop), but not sure wether...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2013, 21:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
Re your last point......Ive not got round to that...

Re your last point......Ive not got round to that yet, its been on my mind for a while, as although it always runs at 9o'clock, it takes a good 5 miles to get there...I was looking to do the stat...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2013, 23:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
Sorry.....but I just cant see your point...

Sorry.....but I just cant see your point here........or any relevance to either posts..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2013, 22:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
I agree with all of that........if I wanted a...

I agree with all of that........if I wanted a long term average figure.....but when I fill up and do a brim to brim, the figures represent what mpg I got from that last tank, and thats why I found...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2013, 22:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By bassman
Over 60mpg at 80mph on cruise contol??

If you've read some of my previous threads, you will know I check my mileage brim to brim every week....

Before my MAF failed I was regularly getting 50mpg on day to day journeys and maybe 54mpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2013, 20:51
Replies: 13
Views: 2,584
Posted By bassman
H1, H4 and H7 Headlight bulbs in Poundland

Apologies if this has been mentioned before, but I did a search and couldnt see it....

Yes, the 3 bulbs mentioned above in packs of 2 in Poundland..............(and at least 1 other £1 shop)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2013, 22:47
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I brimmed it at the back end of last week, after...

I brimmed it at the back end of last week, after a week of short journeys and filled up with 41 litres and had done 437 miles.....thats around 48.5mpg.....

Been up to Scotland for the weekend,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2013, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By bassman
So why do you think you need a new Master and...

So why do you think you need a new Master and Slave cylinder, are you having problems with all the gears, are you losing fluid.

Most people would automatically put a new slave in when replacing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2013, 17:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By bassman
Definition of a bung A bung or stopper is a...

Definition of a bung

A bung or stopper is a truncated cylindrical or conical closure to seal a container or hole....

There isn't a bung in the plenum drain hole.....if there was it wouldn't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2013, 00:03
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I constantly watch my rev counter and my mpg on...

I constantly watch my rev counter and my mpg on the OBD.....

I realised a while ago that instead of coasting in 3rd and 4th gears a lot of the time, I could have been in 5th gear....and looking...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th January 2013, 19:48
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
If you remove the plug from the MAF and the car...

If you remove the plug from the MAF and the car runs the same, then it is reckoned the MAF is faulty......

I'm a very economical driver and never feel the need for hard acceleration, so when I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2013, 22:53
Replies: 117
Views: 208,080
Posted By bassman
I just fitted Inner rods....and they aren't the...

I just fitted Inner rods....and they aren't the same...they fit, but to fit correctly(butted upto the stop)....around 3mm has to be sawn/ground off the shorter of the two threads...........

So...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2013, 22:43
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
The weather got worse during the week, and so did...

The weather got worse during the week, and so did my mpg, reading as low as 39mpg on the OBD......

On friday I filled up to the brim, and over the weekend did 417 miles, 340 of those were on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2013, 15:18
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I fitted my new MAF on friday after cleaning the...

I fitted my new MAF on friday after cleaning the EGR and replacing the air filter.....I didnt notice any difference......but early days..

I filled up today and my mpg has dropped quite a lot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2013, 23:27
Replies: 39
Views: 18,505
Posted By bassman
We tried different makes of INNER rod end, using...

We tried different makes of INNER rod end, using the Delphi part number/Sharan/Galaxy reference, but all were the same.

To butt the new part up to the stop on the steering rack, 2 to 3mm had to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2013, 22:12
Replies: 39
Views: 18,505
Posted By bassman
I'll see if I can get the Galaxy part...

I'll see if I can get the Galaxy part tomorrow......and compare it with the original, and the Sharan parts I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2013, 19:49
Replies: 39
Views: 18,505
Posted By bassman
They dont list the Inner rod ends on Rimmers...

They dont list the Inner rod ends on Rimmers (afaik) as according to Rover, its not a seviceable part....

The new ones I'm trying to fit are longer than the originals, not shorter....

Its the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2013, 19:03
Replies: 39
Views: 18,505
Posted By bassman
This was the part number I gave them, but said it...

This was the part number I gave them, but said it was from a VW Sharan...I will try and get a Galaxy Mk1 part tomorrow

cheers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2013, 13:24
Replies: 39
Views: 18,505
Posted By bassman
Well it doesn't fit straight on to my CDT... ...

Well it doesn't fit straight on to my CDT...

My mates tell me that the inner shaft on the new one is longer than the original, which means it wont butt right up to the stop,....and as it is,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2013, 12:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I filled up again today(still without a MAF), and...

I filled up again today(still without a MAF), and managed to squeeze in 46.64 litres of diesel....I had done 502 miles on this ammount...which works out at 10.76 miles a litre or 48.9 mpg.....
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2012, 20:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I thought with low level there was a chance on...

I thought with low level there was a chance on say turning a corner, that all the fuel could go over to the side of the tank where the pump isn't......causing it to run dry for a time......Does this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2012, 01:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I never let mine go below the quarter mark,...

I never let mine go below the quarter mark, (which on mine is about 180 left in tank).

I lost an in-tank pump once, and although there was no evidence that, that was the cause, I still refuel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2012, 01:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
I will Brian.....but its not as urgent as I...

I will Brian.....but its not as urgent as I thought it was before my brim to brim.

Merry Christmas mate, and have a good New Year...and thanks again for sorting my problem..I love them "lazy...
Forum: Technology Forum 27th December 2012, 01:27
Replies: 34
Views: 2,822
Posted By bassman
I think you need to make sure whatever you go for...

I think you need to make sure whatever you go for that it has at least 1gb of memory......thats memory in the way of ram(the stuff that makes the machine think faster).......more and more advertisers...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2012, 01:09
Replies: 20
Views: 2,628
Posted By bassman
Running without a MAF

After regularly getting 50 to 54mpg, my CDT started to miss quite a bit....after engaging the help of MarinaBrian and his magic wand, we watched as my duff MAF was missing and then over...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2012, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By bassman
Thanks Brian, and Bigcul1....I had no intention...

Thanks Brian, and Bigcul1....I had no intention of buying one, and was really only questioning whether they could be bought without the housing....

When I get round to buying one(after a few brim...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2012, 21:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By bassman
Looked on Rimmers, and of course, theirs isnt a...

Looked on Rimmers, and of course, theirs isnt a Bosch....I did a bit of a search and found reference to this (below) posted originally by FrenchMike..
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 16th December 2012, 20:50
Replies: 50
Views: 3,333
Posted By bassman
I was just about to PM you the story when I...

I was just about to PM you the story when I realised it should be Dunbar, not Dundee

Sorry to all those in and around Dundee.

I will change it in my post...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2012, 20:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By bassman
This one gives a 2 year guarantee....would a...

This one gives a 2 year guarantee....would a similar genuine one bought in the UK, give 2 years as well do you know...

I maybe should have just looked on Rimmers...if indeed it says
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 15th December 2012, 23:27
Replies: 50
Views: 3,333
Posted By bassman
bassman......One day on a fishing excursion.....3...

bassman......One day on a fishing excursion.....3 of us discovered we could catch bass, fishing off a beach next to Torness (Nuclear) Power Station....

We then discovered(even before the Dunbar...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2011, 20:16
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By bassman
Before you order one, lift the back seat and...

Before you order one, lift the back seat and listen to the o/s to see if you can hear a humming, as soon as the ignition is turned on, dont get confused with the humming from the under bonnet pump,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2011, 20:10
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By bassman
On a compter cd player there is a little hole in...

On a compter cd player there is a little hole in the front, if you stick a paper clip in, it opens the drawer, Ive no idea if your cars system is the same, but might be worth a look........failing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2011, 20:04
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By bassman
No, theyre not EASY to change John, unless you...

No, theyre not EASY to change John, unless you very pliable and 2 foot tall it helps, and I reckon you need to be quite mechanically minded as well.

The advantage of it being the "master" is, you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2011, 17:12
Replies: 286
Views: 21,473
Posted By bassman
how long have you owned it? 4 months what...

how long have you owned it?
4 months

what did it cost to buy
£1000..........altho ebay bid says £1120

engine size and fuel
2.0 diesel m47

colour
Forum: Items Wanted 26th July 2011, 09:46
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By bassman
I'm possibly out of touch price wise, and never...

I'm possibly out of touch price wise, and never bought a "big" socket before, but I'm sure I didnt pay much more than that for my Chrome Vanadium set, 40 years ago.............lol
Forum: Items Wanted 26th July 2011, 01:08
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By bassman
Thats the best price Ive seen, altho its only...

Thats the best price Ive seen, altho its only this price, if no one else bids on it...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th July 2011, 14:20
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By bassman
Oil Filter Socket wanted please

36mm (Half inch drive if possible) please, and preferably 6 sided......
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2011, 18:52
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By bassman
Bump Your spring is available in a pair...

Bump

Your spring is available in a pair from Rimmers at £181 see below.....

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-GRID001542

It doesnt specifically say its for your model, but it does say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2011, 20:31
Replies: 5
Views: 2,144
Posted By bassman
I agree with Dave here...I recently changed both...

I agree with Dave here...I recently changed both of mine on my CDT, when i took the unbroken one off, it looked much newer than the broken one, indicating that the one you leave may go soon...

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2011, 18:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By bassman
Maybe he should put it in the tank to make up for...

Maybe he should put it in the tank to make up for the missing additives in supermarket fuel.....which our cars are believed to run better with..(the additives that is)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2011, 18:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,551
Posted By bassman
Mines a manual 2001 CDT and it is £165 a...

Mines a manual 2001 CDT and it is £165 a year...its now based on the ammount of CO2 it puts out according to your registration document(inside page below Cylinder Capacity).....Have a look to see...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2011, 21:35
Replies: 22
Views: 2,416
Posted By bassman
Yes, re remoulds..Ive used them on my last 4...

Yes, re remoulds..Ive used them on my last 4 cars(over last 15 years) and priced them off my local garage at £25 each(although i did think this a bit low)..I have a couple of part worns on at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2011, 19:50
Replies: 22
Views: 2,416
Posted By bassman
I also had the Freelander slave put in mine... ...

I also had the Freelander slave put in mine...

I dont always go for OEM or even new stuff, after spending so much on my clutch, I put a second had strutt on the front, and a second hand fan on as...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2011, 15:34
Replies: 22
Views: 2,416
Posted By bassman
My criticism wasnt aimed at you, or French Mike,...

My criticism wasnt aimed at you, or French Mike, as you had actually evidence to back up your purchase, but buying stuff like this off ebay is dodgy, as you dont always get the quality you think you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2011, 21:30
Replies: 22
Views: 2,416
Posted By bassman
I cant understand why members on here are trying...

I cant understand why members on here are trying to save a few pounds by searching ebay for the cheapest clutch possible, yes it may last, but usually you only get what you pay for....

AS TC says...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2011, 20:12
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By bassman
thanks...got some

thanks...got some
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2011, 22:00
Replies: 46
Views: 4,047
Posted By bassman
I changed my fan last week, and altho it kicked...

I changed my fan last week, and altho it kicked in when i shorted out the trinary switch, I really needed convincing it was going to work when my engine needed it(i am towing my caravan)....I did it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2011, 17:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,661
Posted By bassman
5 ltres!!.....I would have thought 1 litre would...

5 ltres!!.....I would have thought 1 litre would be enough......
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2011, 17:18
Replies: 14
Views: 3,661
Posted By bassman
about 50 yards away I would guess.....the filling...

about 50 yards away I would guess.....the filling in my intercooler just blew out like confetti........
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2011, 00:33
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
I'll charge me phone up, and get some...

I'll charge me phone up, and get some credit.....lol

Although my fan is working, i dont really care what temperature it comes on at, but it would be nice to know how to use this diagnostic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2011, 00:14
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
I asked for a guide that a 10 year old could...

I asked for a guide that a 10 year old could understand, and i followed it easily(thanks to Dave), but still needed help when it still didnt work, I phoned Dave at various stages, and changes were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2011, 00:02
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
I forgot i'd asked that question, but managed to...

I forgot i'd asked that question, but managed to find out today....I'd had the car at the front door all week...I had a tarpaulin over the front while i had the fan out....So today i shut the bonnet,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2011, 01:24
Replies: 81
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Posted By bassman
Got there in the end...

Well. we (me and Dave...(Stocktake), 90miles away on phone) finally got my fan to work on both speeds...

To recap, I was fitting a 2 speed fan, to my old 3 speed relay box...

Heres a pictire...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2011, 23:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By bassman
Thanks Chris, but a search on that user name...

Thanks Chris, but a search on that user name brings nothing up..I'll try a manual search....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2011, 10:04
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By bassman
C'mon Chris, its no good just teasing us with...

C'mon Chris, its no good just teasing us with this......Where did you buy them from?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2011, 11:51
Replies: 34
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Posted By bassman
I linked up jump leads to a second battery from...

I linked up jump leads to a second battery from the battery leads,(while connected to old battery)

then removed the battery leads from the battery to be changed(make sure jump leads dont jump...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2011, 01:37
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
Theres only the 2, as in all 2 speed..I only...

Theres only the 2, as in all 2 speed..I only stressed it was petrol, to show that i couldnt use its control box or wiring plugs...

The black wire has the resistor in it...

Thats the problem...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2011, 01:01
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
I didnt Steve, because i was gettng too...

I didnt Steve, because i was gettng too confused...I dont think you were doing exactly the same as what i need...I am connecting a 2 speed off a petrol engine, with the resistor on the black wire, to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 23:58
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
Thanks for this....I will try this in the...

Thanks for this....I will try this in the morning...... and just to clarify, this IS for a 2001 diesel,using old 3 speed control box and plugs to loom with the resistor wired in the black to the 2...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 21:55
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
After reading lots and lots I thought i...

After reading lots and lots I thought i understood what i am doing but unfortunately ive had too jmuch information and am baffled again...JUles helped n3m to get his going, and i tried to follow...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 09:00
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
Thanks Steve, nice description, and yes,...

Thanks Steve, nice description, and yes, understand what you mean about cable ties, if the experts are using that method, its ok for me too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 01:48
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
I am trying to do something similar to you...Im...

I am trying to do something similar to you...Im going to fit a 2 speed motor off a petrol model to my existing 3 speed connection box. I intend to use the wires off the 2 speed(including newly fitted...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 01:37
Replies: 81
Views: 7,631
Posted By bassman
[QUOTE=Arctic;744606]Hi no it was me not leaving...

[QUOTE=Arctic;744606]Hi no it was me not leaving well alone and i ended up making it like icing cake but made it good after. :D that is the least of my worry at the monet i ahve the car in bits...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th May 2011, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By bassman
no results? If your vehicle is not listed, please...

no results? If your vehicle is not listed, please call us on 0115 983 5280
with your car registration number and we will be more than happy to help



I would certainly give them a ring...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th May 2011, 17:32
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By bassman
rear springs from buypartsby

If you go to Rimmers website, and follow the links to your car, you will get the part number there, altho having this possibly wont do you much good, as i dont think its relevant to the parts made...
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