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by willows40
Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MEMBERS ONLY SECTION, CAN YOU SEE IT?!
Replies: 69
Views: 60566

Re: MEMBERS ONLY SECTION, CAN YOU SEE IT?!

Hi Alan

Can you change me to a member please

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MOT Exempt?
Replies: 14
Views: 5275

Re: MOT Exempt?

As some of you will know I repair old cars as a living. I think the mot exception for 40 year old cars is very dangerous, the amount I see that on first impression don't look to bad can hide very serious rust issues and only come to light when the car is due or failed a mot for minor corrosion. It t...
by willows40
Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: E-bay and other ads
Topic: 2.5pi estate on fleabag.
Replies: 23
Views: 9298

Re: 2.5pi estate on fleabag.

Not me. But I do know who has brought it, so should stay together and put back on road

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk1 estate fuel sender unit
Replies: 2
Views: 1653

Re: Mk1 estate fuel sender unit

All sorted now, took sender unit apart and a good friend of mine who's good with electrics fixed it with a couple of bits of wire and solder and now everything works including light
Cheers Andy
by willows40
Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk1 estate fuel sender unit
Replies: 2
Views: 1653

Mk1 estate fuel sender unit

As the title says I'm after a fuel gauge sender unit for a mk1 estate. Looking at the usual suspect they list the stag unit as the one for the estates, but looking at what's in mine and also looking at my stag, The sender units are different. The one in my estate has the fuel pickup in the middle of...
by willows40
Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Estate tailgate hinge cover
Replies: 11
Views: 4032

Re: Estate tailgate hinge cover

If once Andy has one of these, I could also do with one, mine has totally had it. Covered it in headlining material to try and hold it together

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Bulkhead bush
Replies: 4
Views: 2174

Re: Bulkhead bush

Thanks

Will have a go tomorrow

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Bulkhead bush
Replies: 4
Views: 2174

Re: Bulkhead bush

sorry should of said its a mk1, Done mk2 before without a problem
The knuckle is loose and isn`t holding it, It looks like the whole column need to move but the cowling and indicator are stopping it and can`t see how it comes apart

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Bulkhead bush
Replies: 4
Views: 2174

Bulkhead bush

I`m trying to change the bush in the bulkhead where the steering column goes,
i`ve undone the knuckle and removed the bolt and the clamp inside the car.
What else has to be removed so i can pull the column out enough to replace the bush

Cheers Andy
by willows40
Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Upgrading front brakes 2500
Replies: 51
Views: 16397

Re: Upgrading front brakes 2500

just reading this thread, Where do you get mintex pads from for the mk2`s, Nobody seems to give an answer to that question, I`m after a set but not found them listed for the 2000

Cheers Andy