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by 1234dist
Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Winter Blues
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Re: Winter Blues

You can just change the wheel but if the diameter is much bigger than originally you’ll have issues putting the belt back on.
by 1234dist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: None starting Rover 45 Diesel 2003
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: None starting Rover 45 Diesel 2003

Get diagnostic computer on it then as I’d say your glow plugs have failed.
by 1234dist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Cheeky alarm!
Replies: 9
Views: 248

Re: Cheeky alarm!

Dorchester wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:38 pm

But what I don't understand is why the alarm waited 5 long days after the fitting of the new battery before reacting?! :S :blink
Welcome to classic car ownership
by 1234dist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: None starting Rover 45 Diesel 2003
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: None starting Rover 45 Diesel 2003

Get a good charge in the battery before even trying.

If the amperage isn’t there glow plugs won’t even try to warm up.
by 1234dist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Radiator fan not working
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: Radiator fan not working

Thermostat.
by 1234dist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Putting £ in
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Putting £ in

I’m £8k into a coupe I’ve owned for 9 years and have never driven.
by 1234dist
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Replacing Radiator Core or New one
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Replacing Radiator Core or New one

Please check it looks like yours before purchase
by 1234dist
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member in Wilts
Replies: 9
Views: 522

Re: New member in Wilts

:welcome
by 1234dist
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Valuation help requested for legal purposes
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Re: Valuation help requested for legal purposes

Tbh, I think me and Hammond pretty much covered all bases from scrap value to restoration costs.

The chances of any offer going over £300 is slim when you can buy near mint cars for £550.
by 1234dist
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: my cabriolet
Replies: 18
Views: 2388

Re: my cabriolet

Wonder if they’re fitting the cam seals the correct way around-if they’re not fitted with the correct rotation in the correct positions, they’ll leak badly. Get them to use genuine seals too-I’ve found aftermarket ones are rubbish and quite often don’t have the little raised rubber lines in them to...
by 1234dist
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Valuation help requested for legal purposes
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Re: Valuation help requested for legal purposes

To someone who needs a parts car in that colour you might get more but 150-300 tops. Negatives: Needs recommissioning so all belts, water pump, thermostat fuel pump at the bare minimum Welding work required is not for the faint hearted. No mot and a lot of money before it could even attempt one. Pos...
by 1234dist
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: warning light.
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: warning light.

Check your brake fluid level (dot4).
by 1234dist
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 214 SEi HGF?
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: 214 SEi HGF?

You know where I am if you need me.
by 1234dist
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 214 SEi HGF?
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: 214 SEi HGF?

As far as I’m concerned the mileage denotes the reason the change the gasket, all the other symptoms are just fuel to the fire.

Better to do it now while it’s easy to clean than when all pipes are full of mayo.