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#21991 OFFLINE   snagglepuss

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:08 AM

Does best= cheapest?

I think autoaid is highly recommended here. Do you have any with your bank account??

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:22 AM

No, only ever been with Autoaid before!

#21993 OFFLINE   Tickman

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:38 AM

Autoaid is less than £50 a year and have been excellent when I used them and couldn't have been better when Chuck needed recovered.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 01:15 PM

Anyone know how to separate this fuel clip?

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#21995 OFFLINE   dozeydustman

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 02:39 PM

As my Haynes book of mechanical falsehoods is packed, bottom ball joints on bugeye Corolla - are they individual units or does whole wishbone need replacing?


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:04 PM

Has anyone got any experience of SEPA payments? How can you do it from the Uk? I have found a throttle body for the Pug in the Netherlands for sensible money but the want paying by SEPA if possible.

 

Bit late - missed this - sorry

Single European Payment Authority/ization… etc....

 

ibancalculator.com - enter your account number and sort code...…. it'll give you the IBAN and BIC - copy them and make your payment for EU - or any international actually.

 

I've linked a few of the vendors on here to it as I've had to calculate the IBAN and BIC so I could purchase the quality rammel on offer here.

If you need any other help or pointers - message me fella.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:08 PM

Anyone know how to separate this fuel clip?

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I think you just push down through the slot and slide off.

This sort of idea:

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:22 PM

What’s the best/cheapest breakdown cover out there - preferably to cover me as opposed to a specific car? Used to be with autoaid but they seem to have gone up in price recently? Or maybe that’s the going rate?

Autoaid is £44 with Groupon at the moment.



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 05:36 PM

Bit late - missed this - sorry
Single European Payment Authority/ization… etc....
 
ibancalculator.com - enter your account number and sort code...…. it'll give you the IBAN and BIC - copy them and make your payment for EU - or any international actually.
 
I've linked a few of the vendors on here to it as I've had to calculate the IBAN and BIC so I could purchase the quality rammel on offer here.
If you need any other help or pointers - message me fella.

Thanks mate, EdieHonda very kindly sorted it for me.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:20 PM

What’s the best/cheapest breakdown cover out there - preferably to cover me as opposed to a specific car? Used to be with autoaid but they seem to have gone up in price recently? Or maybe that’s the going rate?

 

I have used Start rescue for the last couple of years. I've only used them once when the 944 broke down the other week but they were really good. I reported it on my app, they got my location, rang me up and someone was with me within 20 minutes. They kept me informed all the time and rang up to check that I was happy with everything once I'd been picked up.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:31 PM

Dudes:

I saw a tiny car from afar.

It was from maybe the late 50’s early 60’s, styled a bit like a tiny Yank in two tone black and white with a spare tire mounted vertically on the back. It was deffo tiny and not just far away.

What was it?

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:35 PM

^^ Herald coupe.... Austin America......

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:39 PM

Austin/Nash Metropolitan?

 

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 08:36 PM

I think you just push down through the slot and slide off.
This sort of idea:

Cheers, but it was different to that one.

I ended up having a rajjy at it and destroying it.
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Posted 23 February 2019 - 11:27 AM

I nearly did the same to that one, but once I'd fathomed out the release mechanism, I managed to get it out in one piece.

 

Now I've had time, (horse bolted, but for reference like) your one looked like Huron like pinch type like this. You need to pinch it from both sides I think:

 

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1m30s into this YouTube video:

 

 

The old version I think looked like this:

 

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and was superseded by this:

 

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Posted 23 February 2019 - 01:09 PM

Dear Miriam,

Recently I've been getting the serious horn for a 206cc; do I have a problem?
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Posted 23 February 2019 - 01:22 PM

Dear RobinMasters

 

No.

 

Deirdre (Miriam is off today)

 

:-D

 

In all honesty I don't mind the looks of the 206CC. The hatchbacks are half decent little motors, probably the last of the decent puglets IMHO, definitely in old banger shite territory, and still quite popular. Well there are quite a few in my locality.

 

Just have a look at a few for sale, drive them, see what you think.


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Posted 23 February 2019 - 04:21 PM

Dear Miriam,

Recently I've been getting the serious horn for a 206cc; do I have a problem?

 

I've got one nearly for sale if interested.......



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Posted 23 February 2019 - 10:27 PM

I nearly did the same to that one, but once I'd fathomed out the release mechanism, I managed to get it out in one piece.
 
Now I've had time, (horse bolted, but for reference like) your one looked like Huron like pinch type like this. You need to pinch it from both sides I think:
 
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g391...
 
1m30s into this YouTube video:
 
https://www.youtube....h?v=zfuYTjftkDo
 
The old version I think looked like this:
 
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/zGwAAMXQZ...
 
and was superseded by this:
 
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/9AoAAOSwy...


Cheers for that. It was the heron type, but even after I hacked it off, the metal pipe had corroded itself into the clip and wasn't for shifting. It was leaking at the clip and I ended up dropping the tank and putting a new section of pipe on.
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#22010 OFFLINE   Fabergé Greggs

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 09:05 AM

Austin/Nash Metropolitan?

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#22011 OFFLINE   dozeydustman

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 11:05 AM

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 11:12 AM

Anyone know where I can buy a Three A P606 tyre, 205/50/17 after hitting a huge pothole. Everywhere I speak to doesn't seem to think they are available.

I don't know anything about them and I didn't fit them but they seem to grip well so fitting one random does not appeal..

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#22013 OFFLINE   Snipes

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 12:27 PM

It's just a random budget tyre. I wouldn't go too far out of your way to find another.

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 02:33 PM

Anyone know where I can buy a Three A P606 tyre, 205/50/17 after hitting a huge pothole. Everywhere I speak to doesn't seem to think they are available.

I don't know anything about them and I didn't fit them but they seem to grip well so fitting one random does not appeal..

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Not sure whereabouts you are in the country but I’ve just spoke to my wholesalers...apparently they’re not importing any at the moment but she’s got two left in the warehouse.
They come out at just under £49 with the vat if you get stuck.
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Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:57 PM

My MGF has a plethora of strange and seemingly unrelated electrical gremlins. It's a 1999 MK1 model.

 

  • Foglights not working, no light on switch.
  • One tail light not working.
  • Instrument backlighting not working
  • Horn not working, can hear relay clicking. 
  • Reverse lights not working.

I have checked the obvious, bulbs, fuses and cleaned up obvious earth points. I believe the MK2 and MG TF had a troublesome body control module, but I can't really find out online what the equivalent was for a MK1. Can anyone suggest a starting point?


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Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:06 PM

My experience of the mgf would suggest that you've got five common but unrelated faults.
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Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:42 PM

Why does using the Comic Sans font get people excited?
I have used it for years because I find that it makes documents easier to read.

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:46 PM

Because it's the first font which computer novices tend to discover, and as a result all kinds of inappropriate documents end up being distributed in it.
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#22019 OFFLINE   busmansholiday

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:30 PM

My MGF has a plethora of strange and seemingly unrelated electrical gremlins. It's a 1999 MK1 model.
 

  • Foglights not working, no light on switch.
  • One tail light not working.
  • Instrument backlighting not working
  • Horn not working, can hear relay clicking. 
  • Reverse lights not working.
I have checked the obvious, bulbs, fuses and cleaned up obvious earth points. I believe the MK2 and MG TF had a troublesome body control module, but I can't really find out online what the equivalent was for a MK1. Can anyone suggest a starting point?
This is the TF electrickery bits, think it's the same as the f.

Attached File  MG-TF-Electrical-Circuit-Diagrams.pdf   4.4MB   5 downloads

#22020 OFFLINE   Floatylight

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:49 PM

Not sure whereabouts you are in the country but I’ve just spoke to my wholesalers...apparently they’re not importing any at the moment but she’s got two left in the warehouse.
They come out at just under £49 with the vat if you get stuck.

I'm in Stafford, where are you?

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