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by StubbornPatriot
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1989 216 GSi Honda D16 - Engine Stopped Firing
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: 1989 216 GSi Honda D16 - Engine Stopped Firing

Postscript This morning the replacement coil also failed. Which suggests that it is not good practice to replace a failed 30 year old coil with a working 29 year old coil. I have, temporarily, nicked Trusty Rusty's, also 29 year old, coil to get the car home. So, any other owners of nigh on 30 year ...
by StubbornPatriot
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Replacement Shocks for 416 Tourer K-Series
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Replacement Shocks for 416 Tourer K-Series

Hi all, As part of the plan to return my Tourer to the road, I am looking to replace both Front & Rear Shock Absorbers. Looking around the net, they seem to vary hugely in price (from £30-£90+). Are brands like Sachs and KYB (the higher end ones) worth the extra money? I did used to find that it wal...
by StubbornPatriot
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Would this qualify for club membership?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Would this qualify for club membership?

This is obviously a pre-facelift model.
by StubbornPatriot
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Up side of Lockdown
Replies: 10
Views: 871

The Up side of Lockdown

Let's look for the positives to all this. I'll start the ball rolling.

We may have had our events calendar decimated but at least it will keep the mileage down on our cherished Rovers.

Cheers,

Duncan
by StubbornPatriot
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Social Isolation jobs list on the R3 Vi
Replies: 39
Views: 2286

Re: Social Isolation jobs list on the R3 Vi

Unfortunately I can't go anywhere near mine. They're both self isolating with corroder virus.
by StubbornPatriot
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Pride of Longbridge 18th April 2020
Replies: 32
Views: 2306

Re: Pride of Longbridge 18th April 2020

If there was a Nobel prize for Optimism, you'd definitely be a front runner Paul.
by StubbornPatriot
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Intention to introduce E10 fuel in the UK
Replies: 12
Views: 566

Re: Intention to introduce E10 fuel in the UK

Do we know yet what the impact is going to be on our cars?
by StubbornPatriot
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang
Replies: 14
Views: 863

Re: Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang

I don't know, they didn't say and I didn't ask.
by StubbornPatriot
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang
Replies: 14
Views: 863

Re: Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang

Just bumping this as the person who contacted the club is still awaiting an answer if possible. Can anyone with a coupe do these measurements for the chap please? Thanks, Duncan.
by StubbornPatriot
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Alternator dumb question
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Alternator dumb question

It's easy enough to free up a seized alternator. Perhaps we could do it at the resto show, if you're going?
by StubbornPatriot
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: VIN number.
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: VIN number.

To quote Johnny 216GSi:-

"The VIN plate is on the near-side central pillar between the front door and rear door. Open the front passenger door and the rear door on the same side and the plate is riveted at the bottom of the pillar and can be clearly seen and read."

Cheers,

Duncan
by StubbornPatriot
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang
Replies: 14
Views: 863

Rover 1.6 Coupé - Question Received about overhang

The following message received, can anyone help please? Dear Sirs, I write from Italy to ask for an help because I don't find anything on the web. I need to know how many millimeters are long the front and rear overhang of the Rover 1.6 Coupé of year 1998. It is the Mk2 Coupé produced still in the M...
by StubbornPatriot
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: strange noise on my Portuguese 3 door 1.6 honda engined GTI
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: strange noise on my Portuguese 3 door 1.6 honda engined GTI

Both my 216 GSis make the whooping noise you are talking about (almost like they're pining for attention). It only happens when they're stationary and although regular, it doesn't happen every day. I believe it is the fuel tank depressurising through a valve of some sort. It's more noticeable on a c...
by StubbornPatriot
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Possible fuel problem.
Replies: 15
Views: 794

Re: Possible fuel problem.

I replaced my 30 year old coil with a newer 29 year old one.