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by Llessur
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Quickest way to get engine out
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Quickest way to get engine out

Lovely stuff, that's what I presumed/was hoping. No power steering on this car so one less thing to worry about...
by Llessur
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Quickest way to get engine out
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Quickest way to get engine out

I need to get rid of my parts car fairly quickly as I need the driveway space for another project that I've "accidentally" acquired. It'll get advertised on Gumtree as a bare shell for a few days but it might be off to the knackers yard for this one :( I plan to spend some time at the weekend stripp...
by Llessur
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: mystery holes
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: mystery holes

Similar thing in mine - this 1.5 inch hole is in the driver's footwell behind the pedal. Can't for the life of me figure out what it might have been for - the car does have AC but that's in the passenger footwell and drains there accordingly. Ridiculous place for a hole given the amount of water and...
by Llessur
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Ignition circuit wire size
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Ignition circuit wire size

Put a different way, bearing in mind electrics are not my strong point, is there a downside to using higher gauge wire in a circuit? Can it be too thick?
by Llessur
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Ignition circuit wire size
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Ignition circuit wire size

What size wire should I use for the ignition circuit on my 2500S? I'm replacing the melted ballast wire with standard wire and a separate ballast resistor.

My local place only sells 10amp wire which looks pretty small in gauge.
by Llessur
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel hose lubricant
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Fuel hose lubricant

Cheers all, I'll borrow the wife's hairdryer when I next get a chance and try to slip them on that way :wink:
by Llessur
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel hose lubricant
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Fuel hose lubricant

It's definitely the right size - 1/4" and slips on fine in most places, just having a bit of difficulty with the flexi pipe which runs underneath the car. The lack of decent access probably doesn't help. I'll try heating it up a bit and perhaps some mild petroleum-based lubrication...
by Llessur
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel hose lubricant
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Fuel hose lubricant

Any tips on how to get new rubber fuel hose onto the harder flexible fuel pipe that runs between the tank outlet and the fuel pump? It's such a tight fit that I can't get it on more than 5mm without a lot of bending and twisting - which I am worried will damage either the hose or the pipe. It's equa...
by Llessur
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Red vinyl on a mk2
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Red vinyl on a mk2

My car has a bit of a mismatched interior - I think it was originally bone velour but the seats and door cards have been changed to red vinyl ones. I'm pretty sure they're from a mk2 as they have the headrests. I've not really seen any other mk2 2000s or 2500s with red vinyl. Was this quite rare, or...
by Llessur
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: 2500 S Project
Replies: 21
Views: 4567

Re: 2500 S Project