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by The Origina lNom
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Broken Handbrake Caliper Spring
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Broken Handbrake Caliper Spring

The shiny spring that came fitted to the refurbed caliper is visibly scrawnier on a side by side comparison.
I think the other side has just snapped too. I will update this with photo next weekend.
by The Origina lNom
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Broken Handbrake Caliper Spring
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Broken Handbrake Caliper Spring

I recently went to release my handbrake before leaving a car park and found the handbrake lever had no feeling of tension and was not clicking as it was re-applied. On pulling away from the car park the engine response was pretty poor. I guessed the brake was stuck on as my acceleration response was...
by The Origina lNom
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Rover Graveyard in Oxfordshire?
Replies: 16
Views: 1733

Re: Rover Graveyard in Oxfordshire?

From Rover R8 enthusiast page on Facebook
John Heighington
2 hrs
i have no space located marson oxfordshire 150 BEING SCRAPPED THIS WEEKEND
by The Origina lNom
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Any lightstone beige front armrest?
Replies: 21
Views: 1612

Re: Any lightstone beige front armrest?

Apologies for the delay. Smokestone beige armrest
https://flic.kr/p/2iGZeoH
https://flic.kr/p/2iH4wec
by The Origina lNom
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Any lightstone beige front armrest?
Replies: 21
Views: 1612

Re: Any lightstone beige front armrest?

I will dig in my lockup and take a photo during the week. The one that I have is smokestone beige from a Rover Coupe.
I didnt reralise that you were in France but I will check up on postage and let you know.
by The Origina lNom
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Any lightstone beige front armrest?
Replies: 21
Views: 1612

Re: Any lightstone beige front armrest?

I have a beige R8 armrest. £12.50 posted ?
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: 2972

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: 1933

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: 2770

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: 3906

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: 759

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
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416
Replies: 27
Views: 3906

Re: The Hunt For Driveability in a 416

I am now about to try 420D front springs to give me the perfect ride height.
by The Origina lNom
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Cabrio rear window
Replies: 9
Views: 4273

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: 3906

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