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    have a wiggle where the connector fits onto the...

    have a wiggle where the connector fits onto the wiper motor.
    had similar problem at IVA time, much head scratching - caused by using an aftermarket connector that fitted badly. A zip tie later and...
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    OK, I see what i write was confusing.... I had...

    OK, I see what i write was confusing.... I had mkII mounts on my MkIII from the ford transit that were crap.
    I then changed to the folded bracket and rover rubber mounts, and engine was much more...
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    I dont think there is any difference, except the...

    I dont think there is any difference, except the later MkIII mounts are much better designed!
  4. Thread: Factory five

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    I thought LeMans Coupes were basically...

    I thought LeMans Coupes were basically Superformance importers?
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    - might have some Morris Minor end finishers as...

    - might have some Morris Minor end finishers as shown above, if you can wait till Stoneleigh, you can have them gratis. Just remind me nearer the time.
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    I'd be willing to bet that half your heat is...

    I'd be willing to bet that half your heat is going through the roof.
    Get a double thickness of rockwool or celotex in the loft, and you will feel warmer in the winter, and cooler in the summer. ...
  7. Thread: Build insurance

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    I tried that and got refused - as soon as the...

    I tried that and got refused - as soon as the word 'car' was mentioned, even part assembled, my house insurer didn't want to know.
    I went with Backford & Bloor for build up insurance, as they have...
  8. apparently CO2 is not the only driver... ...

    apparently CO2 is not the only driver...

    https://skepticalscience.com/co2-higher-in-past-intermediate.htm
  9. Not a climate expert, but I think the argument...

    Not a climate expert, but I think the argument runs that CO2 locks in more heat into the atmosphere, and therefore leads to planetary warming, so melting of ice caps, disturbances in weather etc.
    I...
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    - probably need to say which car they are for, or...

    - probably need to say which car they are for, or state backspace front and rear.
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    Many thanks for the replies - need to have a look...

    Many thanks for the replies - need to have a look see, but at least I know what I'm looking for now!
    cheers,
    Kev
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    XJ6 Front wheel bearings

    Does anyone know how to tell the difference on hubs from pre/post '77 XJ6, or am I down to checking serial numbers on the existing bearings once everything is pulled apart?
    This is in preparation...
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    ....think you might have done this the hard way,...

    ....think you might have done this the hard way, what with many trial fits of engines etc.

    My approach to this sort of thing...leave it and do something more fun. Do something on the car that will...
  14. Thread: LED dash lights

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    If you have a single indicator light on the dash,...

    If you have a single indicator light on the dash, standard flasher cctry just lets the current flow earth through the arm of the circuit which isn't active. That won't work with LEDs due to different...
  15. Thread: LED dash lights

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    Just fitted something like this to my turn...

    Just fitted something like this to my turn indicator on my dash which had stopped working properly since upgrading to LED rear lights.......
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    that is a very tidy looking engine install.

    that is a very tidy looking engine install.
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    - that doesn't make sense - your car isn't...

    - that doesn't make sense - your car isn't registered until you have passed IVA....and then applied for registration?
  18. Thread: Tyres

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    https://www.northhantstyres.com/main-tyres-pages/g...

    https://www.northhantstyres.com/main-tyres-pages/galaxy-tyres/235-60-15-GalVR-RWL.html
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    - the key thing is engine age. if you are...

    - the key thing is engine age.

    if you are going for a new registration plate, you will probably want a new engine....that will the need to comply with current emission standards.

    if, on the...
  20. People don't usually realise where the reactors...

    People don't usually realise where the reactors are - there is also one at Silwood Park, near Ascot, but nought to do with RR I think.
  21. Egbert - not a miillion miles away.........

    Egbert - not a miillion miles away......
    https://www.rolls-royce.com/products-and-services/nuclear/small-modular-reactors.aspx#/
  22. [QUOTE=Dek;593900] This?...

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    This?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4Z46F2Yqhs
  23. - the R/C model guys already have digital sound...

    - the R/C model guys already have digital sound cards on their electric model boats to make them sound like diesel engines - they're very convincing.
    I dont see why the same can't/won't apply to...
  24. I think this is very likely. There will be a...

    I think this is very likely.
    There will be a tipping point in just a few years when electric car prices come down and become truly competitive with IC-powered cars - as with all new technologies the...
  25. No problem. I plan to be dead then.

    No problem.
    I plan to be dead then.
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