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Old 26th May 2019, 23:18   #1
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Default You know you've had a bad day when.......

.......you are thwarted by the smallest of components.


I started with good intent to replace the absolute garbage front to rear pipework thrown at this particular car.

When I say garbage, I mean it, the pipework to the NSR was cable tied to the fuel tank support straps, and the complete numpty who had done the job had overtightened the flare nuts where they connect to the rear flexi.

So I've made a new set of pipes that fit the car, but need a pair of new spring steel clips

Now here is the crunch SGK100670 is NLA, so has anyone sourced a viable alternative?

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Old 26th May 2019, 23:23   #2
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Only good used ones Bri.
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Old 26th May 2019, 23:33   #3
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They're steep, on eBay, but allegedly HERE
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Old 26th May 2019, 23:48   #4
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Well I'm fairly reticent to pay £6.06 for one clip, so I reckon these will have to be tried for size......LINK



Now take a look HERE see the price, then look at what they're fitted to, I can't believe such a simple service item is not available from Rimmers.........perhaps nobody needs to change these ever

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How about the Mini ones pack of 4
https://www.vecchio.co.uk/genuine-bm...ose-clips.html
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Brian, if you get these please let us know if they fit.
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Brian, if you get these please let us know if they fit.
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Ian, I bought THESE this morning, fitted them after it stopped raining 20 minutes ago, and I can confirm they are a perfect fit

Or if time is not a consideration, get them from ECP sister company HERE

Another workaround that isn't

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Ian, I bought THESE this morning, fitted them after it stopped raining 20 minutes ago, and I can confirm they are a perfect fit

Or if time is not a consideration, get them from ECP sister company HERE

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Thank you Brian, I have so many sites/spares bookmarked just in case

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Ian, I bought THESE this morning, fitted them after it stopped raining 20 minutes ago, and I can confirm they are a perfect fit

Or if time is not a consideration, get them from ECP sister company HERE

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Good to hear you got out of trouble with this one !
Seen these on many cars in for MOT, mainly BMW products - Yuk !
Well done Dude !
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