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Hello there - 216 Cab

#1 Post by anchor » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:40 pm

Hi.

Picking up my second 216 cab on Friday. Had one approx 5 years ago but the bloody imobiliser killed it.

Hoping for better luck this time.

Unsure what to find here but i'll give it a bloody good go!

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#2 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:11 pm

here you will find an immense amount of knowledge to the point where that immobiliser issue that killed your last car is not even on the radar as far as difficult questions to answer.

:welcome
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#3 Post by GTiJohn » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:21 am

:welcome

Hopefully you find friendly and helpful advice from like-minded people :D

Looking forward to seeing and hearing more soon,

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#4 Post by ROVER-25X » Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:47 am

I had to get rid of my old Cabby in 2012 due to lack of space, managed to find an identical one in better
condition in 2016. :D
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#5 Post by anchor » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:42 am

Thanks people. I have been looking around and the level of knowledge is frightening!

Cheers

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#6 Post by 1234dist » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:56 am

It’s ok we keep 25x on a leash most of the time.
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#7 Post by Mr Teddy Bear » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:00 am

:laughing2


Welcome back to Rover ownership!

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#8 Post by ROVER-25X » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:43 am

1234dist wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:56 am
It’s ok we keep 25x on a leash most of the time.

What are you talking about, i'm an idiot and I have n00b level knowledge. :laughing2
The 25X (2001 ROVER 25 1.4 Impression S, fate TBD)
The CX8 (1997 ROVER Cabriolet 1.6 K-Series, Resto Project)
The 25XD (2004 ROVER 25 2.0TD, Track Car ?)
The Parts Bin (2001 ROVER 25 1.6 S)
The ASTRA-DX (2012 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7CDTi, Daily Eco Driver)

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#9 Post by anchor » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:07 am

Well - I think I bought my car at the right time. I've not driven it with the roof up once yet!

However on putting the roof up this morning to park it I noticed a bloody tear in the rear screen of the roof - gutted. In the short term some clear gorilla tape but need to research replacing it. The joys of a 20 year old car!

Anyway - here she is.

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#10 Post by ROVER-25X » Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:28 am

Very nice ! :D
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The ASTRA-DX (2012 VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.7CDTi, Daily Eco Driver)

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#11 Post by GTiJohn » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:16 am

Secondhand hoods do come up for sale and the rear section is available as a separate part, if you can find one.
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#12 Post by Mr Teddy Bear » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:58 am

She looks very nice anchor! nice match of BRG and full grey leather interior!

Just as a matter of interest do those wheels fit the floating cone wheel nuts or the latter type? :)
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#13 Post by anchor » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:11 am

Hi - thanks for the kind words.

I have found a replacement screen at £170 - eff knows how to fit the bugger - there is a thread on here where someone has done it - looks complicated!

The colours are ace - it's a bloody nice car, £800 well spent.

Not sure re the wheel nuts - can you tell me what I am looking for?

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#14 Post by Julesmat50 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:59 pm

anchor wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:11 am
Not sure re the wheel nuts - can you tell me what I am looking for?
The 'floating cone' type wheel nut was fitted to the earlier Rovers with alloy wheels, see:-
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-RRD10004
It's referred to as 'floating cone' because the flange that goes up against the wheel, although attached, is loose, rather than being a solid, one piece item.
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Re: Hello there - 216 Cab

#15 Post by anchor » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:52 am

Ok - i'll have a look.

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