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by crepello
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1989 216 no spark
Replies: 19
Views: 664

Re: 1989 216 no spark

Is there an electronic igniter amplifier module on the distributor?
On my K8's distributor, this has failed in the past, resulting in no spark.
by crepello
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: FS Ebay: 2007 Rover 45
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: FS Ebay: 2007 Rover 45

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by crepello
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Petrol neck filler
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Petrol neck filler

I find the Bilt-Hamber Deox powder pretty effective. As you dissolve it in water to make a bath, obviously there's a limit to the size of parts which can be treated. Having said that, I recall making a bath in a discarded plastic ice-cream container, and stood the feet of my subframe in it, in turn,...
by crepello
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1960

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

Moody sunset glow = Rover brochure lighting!

The cars have worn much better than pop stars of the same era!
by crepello
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I've had a conversion.
Replies: 4
Views: 380

Re: I've had a conversion.

Paul_1978_yorks wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:25 pm
That’s the spirit - Rovers do have a habit of growing on you.
Just goes to show it doesn't have to be a 2-litre job either!
by crepello
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: R8 hatch ride quality . Steel Vs alloy .
Replies: 6
Views: 1192

Re: R8 hatch ride quality . Steel Vs alloy .

My R8 was way more comfy than the Honda Accord it replaced in 1991.
It is way more comfy, and quieter, than the new Honda Civic I bought to replace it in 2010. So I kept the R8 too!
by crepello
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Old git collecting automotive relics
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Re: Old git collecting automotive relics

You'll fit right in here, with a fleet such as that!
by crepello
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950
Replies: 8
Views: 871

Re: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950

GTiJohn wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:00 am
crepello wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:57 am
Or alternatively, currently at £100: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/392353151624
Now at £310 - 'reserve not met'
15 bids from 6 bidders took it to £770, reserve met.
by crepello
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Ebay
Topic: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950
Replies: 8
Views: 871

Re: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950

Or alternatively, currently at £100: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/392353151624
by crepello
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Festival of the Unexceptional 2019 20th July
Replies: 28
Views: 1463

Re: Festival of the Unexceptional 2019 20th July

Well well, a 214S in Oyster Beige, and only 30k miles.
Unexceptional? How did that get in?
by crepello
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Ebay
Topic: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950
Replies: 8
Views: 871

Re: FS on ebay- J-reg 216GSi 5door £950

Try https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/392344019127

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The seller's new to photography too - unless the compost heap is included!
[J503OFL]
by crepello
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Ventilator does not start in high temperatures
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Ventilator does not start in high temperatures

What year is your car? Earlier cars used a thermoswitch in the side of the radiator to control the fan. Regarding coolant flow: Starting and idling from cold, you should be able to feel the heat spread across the radiator after the thermostat opens. The water pump should be generating just enough he...
by crepello
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Help with a fueling issue please?
Replies: 10
Views: 657

Re: Help with a fueling issue please?

Just shows what happens when the Club steps up to help!
by crepello
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Help with a fueling issue please?
Replies: 10
Views: 657

Re: Help with a fueling issue please?

Some of what you say sounds like 216-speak!
Either way, a dodgy crank angle sensor could confuse the ECU as to injector timing.
There's also this to consider!