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  1. wheel bearing was getting noiser,so time for new one,stripped down hub ,used new cotter pins,on lower bajjoint,track rod end,30 mm on driveshaft nut,time for cheapie £8..,took to mate to press the old one out previous one was febi made in india,!!!so all good to go,my new bearing was made who knows where,nowt on box, does have 2 y gtee,see how that goes.
  2. sat changed the autotransmission fliud,easy job,14mm socket,drain into washing up bowl,only needed 1 half litres,oil change was done aswell,went on amazon,set discs 9.99,cheap as chips,blueprint,pads cost a bit more.bought 1 tin dinotrol to spray on rear,
  3. small update,cd player works great,service started pollen filter,bought engine oil from poundshop plus £15 duckhams qs,jacked up rear check for corrision advise,just surface ,slapped on kurust,than black underseal,all good.drove fine,next day flashed up misfire,easy fix put in new denso plugs £8 for set four.strange about cat n,as logbook turned up,,but all clear in notes section,rear dent on passenger side,filled with fibreglass filler,painted hammerite smooth silver,looks shite,who cares..
  4. bought collected delivered,,22nd bought,delivered 30th,first class purchase from hmc shitemaster matt,ceri delivered,first class,more to follow....
  5. autodoc goodies turned up ,so have put on fanbelt,pollen,airfilter,changed oil filter, regal backbox from ebay turned up,not got gasket,so just nut bolt jobbie,seems fine,bought some inner steering arms,so both wheels of,passenger side held on by 3 wheelbolts,the other seems to snapped of,so remove both trackrod ends,innerarms removed with stilsons,came off ok.n/side had more play,put new splitpins in trackrods,of to tracking place,£20 so all done i get new wheelstud,still drives well.
  6. will try 1.99 stark headlight resto kit in cloudy headlights,handbreak needs doing,battery tied down with rope,plastic w/arch shelid missing.
  7. normal service ,bought for £50 at 11.30 last night,back box is in boot m8,fag burns on drivers seat deffo not from smoke pet free home,poverty spec ish model no aircon,has electric windows,cdradio,1.0 all that power/
  8. i also put on front disc/pads,service,never had a problem smell of fuel...
  9. leaking oil from oil cooler housing,have strpped down,ie heat shield,manifold.undone front pipe,loads of space now,odd the oil cooler is new looking,bottom left of it you feel fresh oil,have a previous messed up the gasket,new gasket kit being sent from fleabay,£5.00 for 15 pieces,battery coming aswell 25.,bar that leak,drove fine,have also spied a micra k11 27000 miles 1 owner mmm,more pictures on astra tomorrow
  10. reversing sensors,yes its one of those
  11. battery fooked,started with my trusty jump pack from lidl ,£50 was handed over,value of scrap at moment,i drove away sharpish,discs allround,front fogs,black interior,some mould,should clean up..
  12. been stood since oct,nov last year,its modernish,but still shite,no mot,black
  13. was dry so changed out sparkplugs,had genuine fiat ones in,denso now fitted,new airfilter borg beck no less,drivers door strip now glued back on with gorilla gllue,than onto heater switch,what job t hat is,connector burnt,
  14. so the c1 has gone to first class shiter,the spirit of the punto has stayed,so work to follow,clutch is fooked,sent to a mates with a £25 clutch kit of fleabay,yesterday,now fixed,so all in £95,,more jobs to follow if it stops pissing it down.bought the punto for £15.due to above,so this will be staying
  15. boot lock now fixed some numpty had painted over the lock,drove over to nursing home this morning to pick up a 2 door fiat punto grey 04 up for sale soon..
  16. clutch cable was seized,was freed off with bar,lump hammer,changed the front discs,inners were rusty,changed the gearbox oil,smoother now,bought had fitted goodyear ms tyre fitted,"£15,rim sorted.
  17. today strpped down the rear shoes,well worn,freed off the adjusters,both wheel cylinders not leaking,but pistons were seized,freed off pistons with tapping them back forth,freed,handbrake now on five clicks,footpedal great now.clutch cable to free of tomorrow
  18. drivers door lock barrel needs changing,it seems the berlingo,picasso,will fit with slight modifications,will be freeing of the adjuster on clutch cable soon,sprayed with wd oil,airbag light still ok,great heater ,will change the oil soon,,
  19. bought for £100 or 5 twenty pound notes,done service,plugs,front pads,clutch ajuster still seized,still drives with high clutch pedal,needs boot lock,drives door barrel seized,dents ive since pushed out,airbag light sorted,turned off passenger side one,than switched back on all fine now,,more to to do,drl lights etc.
  20. pictures on morrow,dented side panels,should push out ,scratched front drivers bumper,radio.cd wont turn down,poverty spec,windup windows,clutch high up,but not slipping,adjustment first,more to follow..
  21. its red,thats all for now folks,.
  22. same color as yours 51000 miles just passed its mot runs great for cvt.
  23. gasless is fine use one for good few years,clark jobbie,welded plenty shite motors,floorpans etc,will not use a gas one,,each to there own...
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