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by 1234dist
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Loss of coolant
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Loss of coolant

In short, yes.

Pretty much all the warning signs.

Explosion is pressuring of the coolant system.
Mayo oil n water mixing obvious.
Cold engine, air lock, see above.
by 1234dist
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Car Recovery Assistance Required
Replies: 19
Views: 1064

Re: Car Recovery Assistance Required

I’ve used Shiply 10-11 times now with only one car having an issue which had come from Switzerland for full resto and some how they managed to nearly rip the front bumper off.
by 1234dist
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Car Recovery Assistance Required
Replies: 19
Views: 1064

Re: Car Recovery Assistance Required

Ball park is usually £1 per mile but depending on the jobs the courier has, sometimes it’s cheaper.
by 1234dist
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Car Recovery Assistance Required
Replies: 19
Views: 1064

Re: Car Recovery Assistance Required

Based on our conversations, you did the right thing.

Shame it's not coming here to play with though, i'll have space soon.

:clapping
by 1234dist
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: ROVER 214 CABBIE FAILED EMISSIONS
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: ROVER 214 CABBIE FAILED EMISSIONS

I would have said cat and lambda but as these are already completed I would consider a part top end rebuild. My reason for that is your car is (at a guess) around 20 years old and has probably never had it done. So all the o-rings will be old and hard, the inlet gasket will probably be fit for nothi...
by 1234dist
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Turbo coupe doesn’t engage turbo in 3 and 4
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: Turbo coupe doesn’t engage turbo in 3 and 4

Leak in your recirc/dump valve.
If electronic boost controller might also be an issue.
by 1234dist
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Steering suddenly went extremely light.
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Steering suddenly went extremely light.

Now the hard part, finding the replacement.
by 1234dist
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Meetings in UK
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: Meetings in UK

Or join the club and be a paid member and you’ll get access to the current, new and back catalogue of the club magazine which has pics from previous events and when the next ones are.
by 1234dist
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Car Recovery Assistance Required
Replies: 19
Views: 1064

Re: Car Recovery Assistance Required

Is it drivable?
by 1234dist
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Steering suddenly went extremely light.
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Steering suddenly went extremely light.

Steering rack on its way out
by 1234dist
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Murf has a new owner...
Replies: 14
Views: 484

Re: Murf has a new owner...

As a paid member you get the club magazine that has all the days of everything planned, some of the dates get mentioned on here if they are large.
by 1234dist
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Murf has a new owner...
Replies: 14
Views: 484

Re: Murf has a new owner...

sjdcov wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:06 pm
Hello all,
:welcome

As for picking possibly the most well known car we have as a first step into classic and rover ownership and having had the pleasure of both working on it and driving it, you will definitely have a worthy contender for some time.
by 1234dist
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Murf has a new owner...
Replies: 14
Views: 484

Re: Murf has a new owner...

:scared

Now I know why you wanted all the work done.
by 1234dist
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Radiator fan not working
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: Radiator fan not working

Just replace the cts first, it’s not uncommon to have to replace them every year thanks to carp Chinese sensors.

Don’t buy cheapies from eBay get the Land Rover version.
by 1234dist
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Recommended Products or Services
Topic: Diesel problems
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Diesel problems

Now I never do these normally as I rarely find an exceptional product, more it does what it says on the tin so whatever. I've recently bought a 5cy diesel Mercedes and anyone familiar with 5cy engines know they have a strange soundtrack while on idle, so much so I was thinking one of the injectors w...