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by montegoman
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A very late introduction!
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: A very late introduction!

It's because when you became a paid up member of the club you gave the email address associated with your conductorwomble forum name rather than the email address you are using for topcat tomcat. You should be able to access the members area using the conductorwomble details alternatively we can swa...
by montegoman
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Radiator Fan running continuously.
Replies: 10
Views: 438

Re: Radiator Fan running continuously.

It will run constantly if you have the A/C on.
by montegoman
Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Fog Lamps or Driving Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 284

Re: Fog Lamps or Driving Lights

The reflectors will be different. Fog lights are designed to give a bright wide spread of light to pick out the kerb and the immediate road ahead. Driving lights are designed to light up the far distance. When you are driving in fog you should drive on dipped lights to reduce glare from the fog. Fog...
by montegoman
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Front indicator fitting misalignment
Replies: 15
Views: 767

Re: Front indicator fitting misalignment

It doesn't look anything like a Metro indicator to me.
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

But not while you are driving....
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

Yes, there is a bulb in the clock so it could well be that. I had assumed you had just lost some of the bars that make up the numbers.
by montegoman
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 digital clock replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: R8 digital clock replacement

It's very simple actually. Just slide a flat but not sharp bladed object (something like a plastic spreader you get with tile grout) behind the wood trim at the curved end near the passenger door and gently prize it out. It is held in by several metal spring clips. The clock is fixed to the wood by ...
by montegoman
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Winter wheels and tyres on
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Re: Winter wheels and tyres on

I think the badge on the rear wheel is 180 degrees out... let's see the other side!
by montegoman
Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Full leather R8 hatchback interior
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Full leather R8 hatchback interior

It would have had to have been kept in the dark...
by montegoman
Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: FBHVC position on ban on sale of new cars with IC engines from 2030
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Re: FBHVC position on ban on sale of new cars with IC engines from 2030

I have been into Birmingham today and they have already put the CAZ warning signs up on the Aston Expressway. Hopefully they intend to cover them up until next June. I have been watching this avidly. They originally planned an introduction of this on 1st Jan 2020. It was initially delayed because th...
by montegoman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Rover 416 GTI Auto - Restoring an old friend
Replies: 29
Views: 2499

Re: Rover 416 GTI Auto - Restoring an old friend

I am pleased to hear that the journey went well.
by montegoman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Full leather R8 hatchback interior
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Full leather R8 hatchback interior

It will be Mink because the door is Cherry Pearlescent but Mink does look like Flint in some photos.
by montegoman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Can you spot the mistake?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Can you spot the mistake?

It's a SD3 216EFi
by montegoman
Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Which things will kill our cars? Common faults?
Replies: 79
Views: 34000

Re: Which things will kill our cars? Common faults?

The R3 suffers from leaks around the rear lights. Check the seals around the light fittings.
by montegoman
Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Headlining Refurb
Replies: 9
Views: 1882

Re: Headlining Refurb

If you join the club you can download previous editions of the club magazine, The Viking. The members area of the club website contains an index to enable you to find particular articles in each edition.