Jump to content


Welcome to Autoshite

Welcome to Autoshite, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be apart of Autoshite by signing in or creating an account.
  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Customize your experience here
Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo

Cavcraft 2017: Another day, ANOTHER Rover!


  • Please log in to reply
916 replies to this topic

#331 OFFLINE   Bren

Bren

    Rank: Lancia Gamma

  • Full Members
  • 6,172 posts
  • 9 thanks
  • LocationI dunno man - i only just got here meself!

Posted 11 April 2017 - 09:21 PM

Who's quoted that Billy? Very cheap indeed.

#332 ONLINE   Tayne

Tayne

    Rank: Talbot Matra Rancho

  • Full Members
  • 11,828 posts
  • 7 thanks
  • LocationThe Granite City of Aberdeen
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 11 April 2017 - 10:18 PM

 so I think the Vectra is about to excrete it's DMF. Best quote so far is scrap the fucker.

 

 

 

EFA.


It always amuses me that e46s vie with the PT Cruiser as the car that's too shit for Autoshite, 

 

 


#333 ONLINE   bub2006

bub2006

    Rank: Lancia Gamma

  • Full Members
  • 7,768 posts
  • 11 thanks
  • Locationderbyshire

Posted 11 April 2017 - 10:22 PM

I had a go in an 06 plated elite 150 and yes they don't half shift.

#334 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 12 April 2017 - 04:12 AM

Who's quoted that Billy? Very cheap indeed.

 

Mate of a mate. The kits are sub £300 these days, and he probably gets them cheaper again. He gets good reviews for the work he does, so I'm hoping he'll be honest enough to say if i's just the clutch and not the DMF. That said, (if I have it done) it's probably not worth ignoring the DMF if it looks even remotely worn. 


"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#335 OFFLINE   HarmonicCheeseburger

HarmonicCheeseburger

    Rank: Austin Maxi

  • Full Members
  • 402 posts
  • 3 thanks
  • LocationRawtenstall
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 15 April 2017 - 12:21 PM

Which of the Vauxhall engines have the DMF? and is the usual cost close to a grand? just looking into a first car and seeing plenty of Astra's local for not much £.


1994 K11 1.0 CVT Micra - Spent way more then needed but loving it :)


#336 OFFLINE   paulscavalier

paulscavalier

    Rank: Austin Maxi

  • Full Members
  • 213 posts
  • 1 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:13 PM

I think the Astra mk5 launched in 2004 was the first Astra with it. Not 100% sure and the vectra c 2002 onwards
1990 Cavalier 2.0 CDI (active)
1993 Cavalier 1.8 Colorado (stored underbody rust work ongoing)
2005 Honda Accord 2.2 CDTI Tourer (active)

#337 ONLINE   njgleeds

njgleeds

    Rank: BL Wedge

  • Full Members
  • 522 posts
  • 4 thanks
  • LocationBurnley(ish)

Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:21 PM

Just put a genuine LUK dmf, clutch and csc in a Galaxy tdi this week...£265 from my factors vs £190 for an unknown brand solid flywheel and kit from eBay.
  • red5 likes this
T4 (old,rusty,soon to be converted, hopefully ready for shitefest '17)
Merc 300CE W124 coupe
BMW E39 528i
SLK320
Beetle cabby (Mrs njgleeds)
'09 C5 Tourer (slightly bent)

#338 OFFLINE   rantingYoof

rantingYoof

    Not a yoof really

  • Full Members
  • 1,803 posts
  • 10 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:11 PM

Single flywheel conversion?

Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk

Cure for insomnia #57812: rantingYoof's Historic Car Fleet Information History...Thing

 

Proud to be the 'first' owner of Mason, the 1995 LS400 Mk4.

 

An established Autoshite bike residing cosily in the west Welsh countryside.


#339 OFFLINE   rantingYoof

rantingYoof

    Not a yoof really

  • Full Members
  • 1,803 posts
  • 10 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:12 PM

Solid* is what I meant.

I drove a 9-3 with this engine yonks ago and they are easily as good as the Ford 2.2TDCi lump.

Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk

Cure for insomnia #57812: rantingYoof's Historic Car Fleet Information History...Thing

 

Proud to be the 'first' owner of Mason, the 1995 LS400 Mk4.

 

An established Autoshite bike residing cosily in the west Welsh countryside.


#340 OFFLINE   Dave_Q

Dave_Q

    Rank: Yes

  • Full Members
  • 4,003 posts
  • 28 thanks
  • LocationHuddersfield
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:12 PM

With the DMF kit at <£300 you're not really saving anything unless you keep it for long enough to need another clutch.


  • Dick Longbridge likes this

2004 Citroen C8 Exclusive HDi

Assorted 2 wheel shite, motor and pedal powered


#341 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:36 PM

£300 inc the clutch I think and the slave. I might* just be a minge and see how long I can squeeze out of it first!


"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#342 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 17 April 2017 - 04:12 PM

Well, there's no point in not buying a car, or something like that. Took my trusty Italian steed, rode two miles and after some arsing about, I now own this..

 

 honda newtonb.jpg

honda newtown 17 04 2017a.jpg

honda newtown c.jpg

honda newtownc.jpg

 

Obvs. like it repaid my efforts to get it started (stood a while, battery flat) by making it's IACV go all winky wanky woo. It's on differently abled tax, so a trip to the P.O is in order this week. It's a 2.0 pez automatic.


  • trigger, eddyramrod, RobT and 7 others like this
"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#343 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:27 PM

Picked this up a couple of hours ago. The IACV needs cleaning, so the hunting in N and P is bloody annoying. Put a neatly new battery on, then jet washed it in the dark to get rid of accumulated moss etc. Driver's seat is electric! Driver's window doesn't make it quite to the top. £500 spent after last MOT...
 

hondac.jpg

IMG_1564.JPG
IMG_1556.JPG
IMG_1567.JPG
IMG_1560.JPG


  • Craig the Princess, dome, richardmorris and 3 others like this
"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#344 OFFLINE   Dave_Q

Dave_Q

    Rank: Yes

  • Full Members
  • 4,003 posts
  • 28 thanks
  • LocationHuddersfield
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:30 PM



...Put a nearly new battery on...

 

Nearly new batteries, Cavcraft style.

 

Scrap_Car_Battery_1.jpg


  • KruJoe, The Reverend Bluejeans, michael1703 and 4 others like this

2004 Citroen C8 Exclusive HDi

Assorted 2 wheel shite, motor and pedal powered


#345 OFFLINE   paulscavalier

paulscavalier

    Rank: Austin Maxi

  • Full Members
  • 213 posts
  • 1 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:31 PM

Paintworks better than mine!
1990 Cavalier 2.0 CDI (active)
1993 Cavalier 1.8 Colorado (stored underbody rust work ongoing)
2005 Honda Accord 2.2 CDTI Tourer (active)

#346 OFFLINE   RoadworkUK

RoadworkUK

    Ranking Roger

  • Full Members
  • 3,449 posts
  • 1 thanks
  • LocationBy Watts Linkage
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:19 PM

I took a mildly dented one of these in some years back for a criminally minimal sum. 2.0 Auto as above, and not a swift car.

 

Yet curiously likeable, if only because of how dated far-Eastern it felt compared to other similarly aged Hondas. It's a 'well done' from me.


  • Cavcraft likes this
Come and visit Hooniverse! Pan-global Motoring News And Opinion

#347 OFFLINE   twosmoke300

twosmoke300

    Rank: Isuzu Florian

  • Full Members
  • 8,394 posts
  • 39 thanks
  • LocationCornwall

Posted 19 April 2017 - 05:49 AM

Not a v6 - poverty spec 😄

Father twosmoke loves his one

Skoda Octavia 1.9tdi - the boring modern 

Fiat Ducato 2009 l3h2

Honda Crf250X

Suzuki TS50x

Kawasaki Ke175d

Prilla Pigsasshole 650

Saxo 1.5D

Land Rover 90 2.5 petrol

Vectra B 2.2 CDX estate 

 

 

 


#348 OFFLINE   Dirk Diggler

Dirk Diggler

    Rank: Austin Maxi

  • Full Members
  • 419 posts
  • 4 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 19 April 2017 - 09:04 AM

And if you had poor eyesight and saw it driving away from a distance, you may think it was an NSX

#349 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 19 April 2017 - 09:39 AM

Cleaned up ok

IMG_1574.JPG
IMG_1569.JPG
IMG_1570.JPG
IMG_1573.JPG
  • Spottedlaurel, RobT, Nyphur and 1 other like this
"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#350 OFFLINE   Spottedlaurel

Spottedlaurel

    Rank: Renault 16

  • Full Members
  • 3,532 posts
  • 3 thanks
  • LocationNorfolk

Posted 19 April 2017 - 10:59 AM

Nice, I like that. Definitely something I’d happily own at some point (but not at present, I’m afraid).


  • Cavcraft likes this

The home of one previous owner Japanese cars:

1973 Datsun 1200 B110 2dr; 1980 Laurel 2.4 C230; 1988 Sunny 1.6 LX N13
1992 Camry 2.2GL (definitely just for spares now); 1993 Camry Estate 2.2GL on the road again!!

And a couple of modern Toyotas


#351 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 19 April 2017 - 05:15 PM

Bottled out of driving to work as although taxed an insured, neither were showing on the database this morning. In fact, the tax still isn't showing on the govt. web site now.


"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#352 OFFLINE   alcyonecorporation

alcyonecorporation

    Don't tell him, Pike!

  • Full Members
  • 1,675 posts
  • 10 thanks
  • LocationBlomby Car JAMMA board
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 19 April 2017 - 05:29 PM

Bottled out of driving to work as although taxed an insured, neither were showing on the database this morning. In fact, the tax still isn't showing on the govt. web site now.

 

Ingrates. This is a high quality vehicle and you've paid to use it on the Queen's. 


  • The Reverend Bluejeans, sporty-shite and Cavcraft like this

What we need is more poo brown cars.


Lukas, shaking his head


#353 OFFLINE   Ghosty

Ghosty

    Rank: headlining

  • Full Members
  • 6,681 posts
  • 15 thanks
  • LocationRoyston Vasey
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 20 April 2017 - 03:58 PM

Aye - I'd have copies of the confirmation emails to hand if it was me, and just go for it. Would have with my R8 if it wasn't for a)it taxing instantly and B) it shitting itself on the way home.

Also, I like that a lot (I may have considerable bias towards automatic Hondas).

1987 Volvo 740 GLE


#354 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 20 April 2017 - 04:20 PM

I had the receipt from the P.O (had to tax it there to change from disabled to PLG) but it was the insurance that's the potential fly in the ointment. Anyhow, it's all up there now so I whanged to work in it today like a boss, it's ace to drive but that hunting is horrible.


"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#355 OFFLINE   Honey Badger

Honey Badger

    Rank: BL Wedge

  • Full Members
  • 991 posts
  • 10 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 22 April 2017 - 08:27 PM

Picked this up a couple of hours ago. The IACV needs cleaning, so the hunting in N and P is bloody annoying. Put a neatly new battery on, then jet washed it in the dark to get rid of accumulated moss etc. Driver's seat is electric! Driver's window doesn't make it quite to the top. £500 spent after last MOT...
 

 

Wang some silicone lube in the runners for the windows, my coupe used to struggle to close the windows unless occasional lube was applied. 

 

It will waft you about in relative comfort once the IACV is sorted, not a quick car unless it's got a V6 but it will keep up with traffic. Plus the Spoiler makes it 95.4% cooler than a coupe without one, which puts it on a par with owning a 1997 Kia Sportage in the style stakes. 

 

(only on Autoshite would this be a good thing......)


  • Dave_Q and Cavcraft like this

#356 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:35 PM

Today I went to help my lad paint his house and ended up buying a car, as you do. Bold claims sticker is bold.

 

.17991013_1677099425919340_81084462391372

 

 

DOG APPROVAL RATING: SAUSAGES.

 

 

 

.18057059_1677099422586007_46387051737185

 

 

Those wheels have to go, I'll swap them for the ones on my other Vectra, then sell that.

 

 

*Edit: tape to 'hide' the bulb out warning light.


  • KruJoe, cort16, cobblers and 11 others like this
"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#357 OFFLINE   Arthur Foxhake

Arthur Foxhake

    Rank: BL Wedge

  • Full Members
  • 662 posts
  • 6 thanks
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:49 PM

I had a Saab-badged one of those and it didn't half go. Easily remappable to 190bhp, apparently, whereupon 150mph is alleged to be possible with a long enough run-up.

Bonus pikey number plate too.

Still going strong as well Wuvvum. Has behaved very well so far only needing two upper control arms on the rear, two callipers and a couple of tyres for its test. It's always one big bill away from the scrapyard but the DMF is holding fine and barely ever makes a noise.
  • wuvvum and Cavcraft like this

#358 OFFLINE   richardmorris

richardmorris

    Rank: Lancia Gamma

  • Full Members
  • 5,281 posts
  • 11 thanks
  • LocationUK
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:56 PM

Barbara Cartland looks concerned.
  • The Reverend Bluejeans and Cavcraft like this
  • Mercedes E320 coupé
  • Fiat X1/9
  • Citroën 2CV6

#359 ONLINE   Cavcraft

Cavcraft

    Rank: Outsider

  • Staff
  • 36,220 posts
  • 135 thanks
  • LocationI'm not a racist, I'm merely supporting my country! and central locking
  • Country : Country Flag

Posted 23 April 2017 - 05:05 PM

He's not been to the gym for a bit and we're going back here soon...

 

.18119287_1676903752605574_90923025055514


  • wuvvum, The Moog, Skizzer and 9 others like this
"As for actually admitting to liking Corsas on a public forum: you're a bollock-brained, biscuit-eating, faux-northern, bastardy, bollocky, wank-brain"

#360 ONLINE   Kiltox

Kiltox

    Rank: Lancia Gamma

  • Full Members
  • 5,080 posts
  • 25 thanks

Posted 23 April 2017 - 05:11 PM

That's a weird sticker - anyone know why it would have such a thing?

Vectra estates are handy things when they work - got to be getting on for the biggest available estate boot
2017 17 Dacia Duster 1.6 Access
2016 65 Citroen Relay 2.2 L2H1




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users