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by The Origina lNom
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: New suspension for '94 220 gsi Turbo hatch
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Re: New suspension for '94 220 gsi Turbo hatch

If you decide you want matched springs and dont mind going lower then Spax springs are available on eBay for about £180 . Slightly less if you deduct the Nectar points X6 for a limited time only. I've always found Spax springs to be slightly softer than other aftermarket jobbies and they work well w...
by The Origina lNom
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: A little make up
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: A little make up

Good looking Cabri
by The Origina lNom
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Car Recovery Assistance Required
Replies: 19
Views: 1116

Re: Car Recovery Assistance Required

If you need a lift from a station in London to Chertsey, let me know because I'm fairly close to both. i have most tools you might need and aselection of good tyres.
by The Origina lNom
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416
Replies: 27
Views: 2812

Re: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416

Pics of car to follow when it has been cleaned.
by The Origina lNom
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 Alarm - causes of sporadic activation?
Replies: 9
Views: 596

Re: R8 Alarm - causes of sporadic activation?

Years ago I had a D16 Cabriolet with volumetric alarm that seemed to be sensitive to some frequencies of Wi-fi.
Drove me nuts trying to find the problem.
by The Origina lNom
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Cabrio rear window
Replies: 9
Views: 3047

Re: Cabrio rear window

I have an original very low use cabriolet rear window if you need it ?
by The Origina lNom
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416
Replies: 27
Views: 2812

Re: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416

After surviving a search expedition into the black hole It feels a little like turbo lag when accelerating from a standstill up to 3000rpm
by The Origina lNom
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Rover 416-Auto with honda singlecam engine/Power steering
Replies: 6
Views: 2151

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

Would swapping the two front upper wishbones a la ZS180 to give more camber help ?
that would reduce the size of the tyre contact patch when at a standstill.
by The Origina lNom
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Rover 216 Coupe XW springs
Replies: 12
Views: 1318

Re: Rover 216 Coupe XW springs

I have a pair of H&R front only springs for the 216 Coupe that are unused £50. They are not blue though they carry the H & R stamp and serial numbers.
by The Origina lNom
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: CVT Gearbox Blood
Replies: 0
Views: 2310

CVT Gearbox Blood

What gearbox fluid for a R25 CVT gearbox ? I've read differing opinions on which fluid to use in a CVT from the 25 owners manual which states Dexron IID but I think fossils live in it, to someone who contacted ZF who recommend ESSO EZL799 ? I eBaye searched the Esso stuff and this popped up which is...
by The Origina lNom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416
Replies: 27
Views: 2812

Re: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416

Slow progress.
by The Origina lNom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: MGF Steering Wheel to R400
Replies: 3
Views: 2675

Re: Self Cancelling Indicators Not Cancelling

I ended up using the MGF cancelling ring and ground out the Rover 400 white nylon part with a grinding attachment.I then glued the clockspring into this self adapted sleeve having measured the depth of the original depth position against the R400 wheel.. I abandoned using the MGTF indicator and ligh...