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by Julesmat50
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Re-spraying Mirror Covers
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re-spraying Mirror Covers

Having been put to shame seeing the pristine looking Flame Red 400 on the front cover of The Viking, I have decided to at least change the colour of the mirror covers from sun-faded pink, back to the proper red. :blushing Having looked closely, I can see that as well as being faded, there are also s...
by Julesmat50
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Rover Coupe Rear Spoiler for sale on eBay
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Rover Coupe Rear Spoiler for sale on eBay

I don't know if anyone is interested in this item I spotted on eBay (Item Number 282439031629). It's second hand, painted in 'possibly' Nightfire Red - hard to tell from a photo. There are very few details, just "rear spoiler for rover coupe / tomcat - good condition". Currently £30 with no bidders,...
by Julesmat50
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Fan speeds 1 and 2 not working......
Replies: 8
Views: 1490

Re: Fan speeds 1 and 2 not working......

Just as Dist says.......it was a doddle.
Thats great, part ordered and on it's way. Hopefully soon I can have the choice of a gentle breeze as well as hurricane force, coming out of the vents :laughing2
by Julesmat50
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from another Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 1371

Re: Greetings from another Newbie

The Viva HC was a great car and I still have it, though not in running condition. It was already 26yrs old and just couldn't take the pounding that 600 ave miles per week was doing, plus at 28mpg, it needed refuelling every 2 days. The Rovers 48-52mpg meant it only needed refuelling once a week :). ...
by Julesmat50
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Fan speeds 1 and 2 not working......
Replies: 8
Views: 1490

Re: Fan speeds 1 and 2 not working......

I have the same issue as this, but I would like to ask, how much dismantling is required to get at the resistor pack? From the exploded diagram on the link provided, it looks like it is just below the centre dashboard vents on top of the blower unit. Can this be reached easily, or does it involve ma...
by Julesmat50
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from another Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 1371

Greetings from another Newbie

I'm a recent joiner of the forum and with details on the way to the Membership Secretary, soon a new member :D . My introduction to the Rover 200/400 was an automatic hire car I used for a business trip and I've owned 418 Rovers since 1999 after purchasing a Nightfire Red metallic 418SD turbo to rep...