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by 1234dist
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 214 Red wire from battery negative (1993 L reg)
Replies: 8
Views: 123

Re: 214 Red wire from battery negative (1993 L reg)

Is it working? = leave it alone
It’s not working = try duct tape
Did it work? = try cable ties
Did that work? = you didn’t use enough cable ties
by 1234dist
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 214 Red wire from battery negative (1993 L reg)
Replies: 8
Views: 123

Re: 214 Red wire from battery negative (1993 L reg)

That sounds aftermarket to me.
by 1234dist
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Coolant loss - update
Replies: 7
Views: 171

Re: Coolant loss - update

Hgf is not just instant mayo!

If it’s only done 32k it’s still on it’s or (cheap) gasket I’d do it anyway. As at a bare minimum it’s 15yrs old and the elastomer gasket could well be on its way out.
by 1234dist
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Coolant loss - update
Replies: 7
Views: 171

Re: Coolant loss - update

This is basically heat related. The longer journey expands the metals and fills in the gaps. If the water pumps been done and you are happy the thermostat housing isn’t leaking, the only place left is to do the gasket. It’s a 3hr job start to finish, without mayo and I usually say it’s just £100 in ...
by 1234dist
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Speedo on and off
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Speedo on and off

The sender in the box can fail or the little white plastic wheel that attaches to it.
by 1234dist
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: What to do with my 45
Replies: 8
Views: 320

Re: What to do with my 45

pm sent
by 1234dist
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: What to do with my 45
Replies: 8
Views: 320

Re: What to do with my 45

Book it into the rover revival chapel, I bet I can get that bill down considerably. We are based on the outskirts of Manchester though.
by 1234dist
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Rover 416-Auto with honda singlecam engine/Power steering
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Rover 416-Auto with honda singlecam engine/Power steering

when you put the new ps fluid in, and ran the engine did you see the fluid move actively?

Is the steering at all juddery when going lock to lock or steering quickly?
by 1234dist
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 54 plate Rover 25 facelift, heater only blowing cold air
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: 54 plate Rover 25 facelift, heater only blowing cold air

i would start with a flush, but only replace with water just in case the situation doesn't resolve its self
by 1234dist
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

1. GTiJohn
2. Cabriolet106 plus 2 or 3 friends
3. 1234dist (pending working vehicle)
by 1234dist
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: T-series engine cooling fan inoperative
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: T-series engine cooling fan inoperative

basically, if the first speed is not enough to keep consistent or lower the temp, or the temp rises too quickly it will spin faster
by 1234dist
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: T-series engine cooling fan inoperative
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: T-series engine cooling fan inoperative

The t-series has a 2 stage fan. low/high but also (on a nasp) the second fan is mainly only used for the air con.

Don't know if that helps.
by 1234dist
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 105
Views: 5310

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Getting busy in here, anyone remembers my old unit will know this is familiar territory.

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by 1234dist
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Cam belts
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Cam belts

When in doubt, do them all!

Then you know for your own piece of mind.
by 1234dist
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 5AS immobilizer repair/ by pass
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: 5AS immobilizer repair/ by pass

Pscan.uk should be able to diagnose that.