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by JOHNDQ
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Luton Festival of Transport, Sunday 27th June. CLUB STAND!
Replies: 15
Views: 907

Re: Luton Festival of Transport, Sunday 27th June. CLUB STAND!

I'll be there with the 216 going to convoy up with my local MG Rover club :wink3
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

Wrong end of the stick: will you be offering it to this forum first or somewhere else?? Cheers Here first as I would like it to go to someone who will look after it, I had a offer from a FB member that came to pick some parts up who offered me a good price for it but he was going to use it as a dai...
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jun 17, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

redandwhitE wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:56 pm
Will first offers of purchase be on here or somewhere else?

It looks great by the way..... And not just cosmetically.
No found it on the good old net as a non runner with seized engine, sat unused since 2001 apparently so took a punt on it as was cheap
by JOHNDQ
Thu Jun 17, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

henryiett wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 1:36 pm
Congrats another one on the road again
Thank you much appreciated
by JOHNDQ
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

Well finally the GTi is finished and sailed through her first MOT since 2001 :D plan is to use her now until end of July while i sort out a few cosmetic things (painting cam cover etc etc) then i will be putting her for sale for someone else to enjoy.... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/512518640...
by JOHNDQ
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Rover 214si 6 year SORN
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: Rover 214si 6 year SORN

But a newer car then and build up some no claims no insurance company is going to be happy with a new driver in a old car with no safety features
by JOHNDQ
Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Rover 214si 6 year SORN
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: Rover 214si 6 year SORN

Got my Sprint and GTi with footman James on a classic multi-car policy it's like £200 for both :laughing2
by JOHNDQ
Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: 1991 416 GTI Info!
Replies: 6
Views: 1818

Re: 1991 416 GTI Info!

akronos wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:28 pm
I have a b16 engine for swapping :-)
Which B16 exactly :wink3
by JOHNDQ
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

Many thanks :)
by JOHNDQ
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: OH 3 door 216 GTi's are like buses it seems

Gti is finally ready for the MOT :D hoping to get it done is week so can get her up for sale.... Got the brakes stripped, hot washed, cleaned and resealed, painted and i also replaced the disc's and pads all round just to be safe..... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51230840230_ba516cf061_b.jpg ...
by JOHNDQ
Sun Jun 06, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Front discs
Replies: 35
Views: 6216

Re: Front discs

Least you got discs taken me almost 2 weeks for the GTi none of my local suppliers have any listings for it was meant to get it on road Saturday :laughing2
by JOHNDQ
Fri May 21, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: 216 coupe ride height
Replies: 10
Views: 3558

Re: 216 coupe ride height

I tired the ZR/ZS route before coilovers the difference it makes is not worth the time to swap the parts over. Ring Avo and get a set of lowering springs or coilovers
by JOHNDQ
Sat May 15, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: torque settings
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: torque settings

Not using Assembly lube won't cause the engine to lock up while cranking don't ARP still have all the specs on there web site
by JOHNDQ
Wed May 12, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Recommended Products or Services
Topic: Milwaukee 1800 NM Impact Wrench: Don't Buy
Replies: 6
Views: 966

Re: Milwaukee 1800 NM Impact Wrench: Don't Buy

We had the DeWalt's before moving over to the Milwaukee ones forget the model number now but it was the 18v 5aph one with 1650nm breakaway torque. Great gun to be honest and only slightly off the Milwaukee performance for a lot less money