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Licking 320Touring's Clio - Getting a new* box


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#61 OFFLINE   Dave_Q

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:12 PM

One assumes that 320T isn't posting this from a puddle of gearbox oil next to the M74, and the beast made it home by some means or other?


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:24 PM

Unlikely as that seemed earlier today, yes...


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 09:32 PM

Sorry, emergency plumbing got in the way..

After a fine repast, we drove the long* and arduous trail to Cannock

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And I Woollarded like a pro!
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The auctions were a disappointment - with but a Marea Weekend to turn my head. It rapidly snapped back when I realised it was hamstrung with a 1.9jtd rather than the sonorous 2.4
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 09:48 PM

What did the Prius go for?
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:14 PM

What did the Prius go for?


Fuck knows, we got the hell outta Dodge!

She took £50 sheets to fill

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And the gutty was applied in full measure.

Heavy traffic from j14-19 on m6 took ages. Other than that it drove lovely, and you can drive round the issue. Sat at 70 with occasional foray to 71*

GLF m9 and is hingin inside

Old charter and tradition was achieved
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And things were seen to be going well
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:26 PM

Why do I get a feeling of foreboding about the next post?


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:30 PM

SERV light on doesn't spark much confidence that the next post will be positive either! At least the squiggly box light isn't lit though.
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:32 PM

And no seatbelt on either, tut tut!

 

Knowing neil and his laptop though it'll be up at medium GLF as we speak and making progress whatever happens...


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:36 PM

Despite the dyson one's feelings of foreboding,

All that happened on the next leg was it threw an eml.
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TADTS!

it ran up the road no bother, and I found new rear discs and pads in the boot. Along with the lack of any rear seats/trim

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 10:41 PM

Excellent! Give the knock sensor a big knock with a hammer, bound to fix it!


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 11:17 PM

Eurocarparts now make discs with bearings for the rear of these now eh? Interesting


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 07:33 AM

I have the key.  
 


You also have the secret?????
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 08:08 AM

You also have the secret?????

 

Of course...  :D


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 08:50 AM

Eurocarparts now make discs with bearings for the rear of these now eh? Interesting


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These don't have the bearing in them:(
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 10:24 AM

I have a dead Clio that it looks like I am going to break. Let me know what bits you want.


What's the retail on one of those plumbed in fire extinguisher systems?


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 11:10 AM

I have a dead Clio that it looks like I am going to break. Let me know what bits you want.


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 11:34 AM

Did you have a stab at the Sharan, chief? Despite the 'cat' marker against, an automatic diesel one of those must be worth daft money.


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 11:52 AM

Did you have a stab at the Sharan, chief? Despite the 'cat' marker against, an automatic diesel one of those must be worth daft money.


We left before the auction started. And the front tyres were doing a great telly savalas impersonation
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 01:40 PM

There was an oddly high number of 'insurance total loss' markers, even by Cannock's standards*.


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 04:13 PM

I think I might swing by on Tuesday to see if the quality* has improved!


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 04:47 PM

I think I might swing by on Tuesday to see if the quality* has improved!


Funnily enough I was looking at flights down...
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 04:49 PM

Those discs are old stock and will be made of chocolate - green box Eicher brakes are the reason people complain about them

Newer red box stuff is made in the UK and actually pretty good (maybe not great for anything with a hint of performance mind)
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 07:12 PM

Funnily enough I was looking at flights down...

 

Do let me know if you need collecting from Elmdon aerodrome...  :)


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Posted 17 September 2017 - 07:26 PM

Those discs are old stock and will be made of chocolate - green box Eicher brakes are the reason people complain about them

Newer red box stuff is made in the UK and actually pretty good (maybe not great for anything with a hint of performance mind)


They'd not be getting fitted anyway as Cannae be arsed trying to fit the bearings in:)
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Posted 17 September 2017 - 09:01 PM

Do let me know if you need collecting from Elmdon aerodrome...  :)

 

 

He's only planning on hitting Brum for another go on the world's flattest cliff railway.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 07:55 PM

A big thanks to Mistah Dome for coming over tonight so we could diagnose this thing. Here's what we found:





To us (2shiters plus tame gearbox rebuilder mate) and the chaps at Martindale garage, this reads like a planet gear that has thrown a tooth.
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Posted 21 September 2017 - 11:06 PM

Going to fit a good secondhand box? Or rebuild?

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 08:44 AM

Going to fit a good secondhand box? Or rebuild?


Options being explored at the moment..

Hoping beer shall provide inspirations at the weekend
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 09:04 AM

I for one demand a nice meaty fugutty cars blog post where you change just the part that it needs...

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 09:31 AM

I for one demand a nice meaty fugutty cars blog post where you change just the part that it needs...


I think gearbox rebuilds are outside of my scope..
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