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    Use good clamps not jubilee chips ...

    Use good clamps not jubilee chips

    https://www.advancedfluidsolutions.co.uk/norma-gbs-w2-heavy-duty-t-bolt-super-hose-clamps-stainless-clips-356-c.asp
  2. Looks like 5 x 3 1/2 so about the size of the...

    Looks like 5 x 3 1/2 so about the size of the ECU ?

    I heard the same about the steering not feeling as good at speed with the Corsa EPAS .

    Also the column has to be fully weather proofed...
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    Thanks Colin, Working o.k. now

    Thanks Colin,

    Working o.k. now
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    Photo not opening file of the attached thermostat.

    Photo not opening file of the attached thermostat.
  5. Thread: Creaking Gen 3

    by jon1d
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    I would also look at suspension joints and...

    I would also look at suspension joints and dampers plus any body movement doors, boot or bonnet any rubbing. Locate the area of the creak and start looking in the localisation area. I had any...
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    There are a few different videos on youtube ....

    There are a few different videos on youtube . This one covers it well. The paper clip is the method most discuss for the mesh gap but this one also covers the depth .
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    Graham, Take a break and everything looks...

    Graham,

    Take a break and everything looks better the next day. You can have bad days and think everything and everyone is conspiring against you. I think we have those days usually a phone call...
  8. I wonder if the controller is working correct as...

    I wonder if the controller is working correct as and full adjustment out the EPAS should be the same as no assist. Have you take the fuse out and driven with no assist? I am at the stage of a full...
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    Hi Ian, You want a volume of water head to...

    Hi Ian,

    You want a volume of water head to always be present . The "D" pipe will not have any water until water expands. You need to tee into Hose C and below the top hose level . Water can then...
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    Hi Ian, The pipe to an reservoir tank allows...

    Hi Ian,

    The pipe to an reservoir tank allows the coolant to expand from the engine block on warm up as the thermostat is closed at this stage. You need to have a level of coolant in the reservoir...
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    I was at Goodwood track day and they had a noise...

    I was at Goodwood track day and they had a noise limit on the day. ( Not one of there unrestricted days in the calendar for major events) .

    If the noise limit was hit then you were ask to restrict...
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    I would run it as pusher and see how it goes. ...

    I would run it as pusher and see how it goes.

    I know most people put on a puller fan as it is more efficient by 20% is the quoted figure. A puller with a rear shroud is the best option pulling...
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    I got there trolley jack and axle stands . Great ...

    I got there trolley jack and axle stands . Great prices and quality items.
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    Hi Paul, Good luck with the sale. I know the...

    Hi Paul,

    Good luck with the sale. I know the car well and the amount of time you have owned it and taken care with lots of upgrades. I am sure someone will be knocking at your door at that price.
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    I think the glasses comment was hilarious. Had me...

    I think the glasses comment was hilarious. Had me rolling over on the floor. I can almost hear the conversion between father and daughter and I don't think glasses were mentioned.
    Some daughters...
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    Hi Andrew, If you don't want a show finish and...

    Hi Andrew,

    If you don't want a show finish and the car is not worth a great deal have a go at spraying yourself . Key.with spraying is prep clean and prep. The rear section will be your challenge...
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    Welcome Ross, Its a great thrill picking up...

    Welcome Ross,

    Its a great thrill picking up your car and driving it for the first time. But you never loose the fun of driving the car . Some photos would be nice and if you have problems...
  18. Thread: Give it away ?!

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    Sean, Its a cracking looking car. This is time...

    Sean,

    Its a cracking looking car. This is time of the year is the time to sell as people start looking. If you went to the Silverstone Classic and put a for sale sign you would get lots of...
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    My project of a rad swap is at your stage. Yours...

    My project of a rad swap is at your stage. Yours is looking good and can see a lot of work has been carried out. You might have this in hand but thought I would chip in to save you a problems in the...
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    Hi Roger, Nice job and see you got Ford 351 ...

    Hi Roger,

    Nice job and see you got Ford 351 engine up front. I see you moved the battery out of the usual position up front which does make it look engine bay clearer . I see you have a cross...
  21. Thread: Dax for sale.

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    Nice photos . The engine bay looks very nice and...

    Nice photos . The engine bay looks very nice and tidy. A 30 year old car with a bit of patina if its the original finish would be expected. A buffer and with paste by a detailer can work wonders...
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    Found my original invoice for the gaskets I...

    Found my original invoice for the gaskets I fitted. They were in fact Hedman Hedders part no. 27720 and gasket material: Compressed fiber laminate. These are the ones that did not last and cracked...
  23. Thread: Dax for sale.

    by jon1d
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    Geoff, Agree with Alex your selling your self...

    Geoff,

    Agree with Alex your selling your self short to sell above £30k . As it has a Ford in it and you say its new so got a lot going for it. Looks to be a very nice car . Some more photos of...
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    Sean, Just bought the same stuff so will be...

    Sean,

    Just bought the same stuff so will be busy the weekend if it arrives. I will report back once its fitted. I think they say leave it 24 hours before starting the car for it to cure enough....
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    Hi, Lots of variables engine mount positions...

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    Lots of variables engine mount positions and kind of mounts used . Height of inlet manifold. If you have every thing in place except the air filter? I would do the plasticine trick. Put some...
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