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Post by scimjim » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:05 pm

Just realised that I haven’t posted any pics of the new seats fitted (with new carpet too).
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Post by scimjim » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm

List of things to do post Le Mans

Fix horn
Realign front bumper
Flush mount bolts on rear bumper
Repair Webasto wooden frame
Look at electrical fault in rev counter (orange indicator light glows and rev counter backlight dims, intermittently when headlights are on)
Fix minor blow in RH exhaust under drivers seat
MOT


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:39 am

scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
List of things to do post Le Mans

Fix horn
Realign front bumper
Flush mount bolts on rear bumper
Repair Webasto wooden frame
Look at electrical fault in rev counter (orange indicator light glows and rev counter backlight dims, intermittently when headlights are on)
Fix minor blow in RH exhaust under drivers seat
MOT
8 ball is mot exempt, is it not ?


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Post by philhoward » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:46 am

scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
Repair Webasto wooden frame
Uh oh..
scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
Look at electrical fault in rev counter (orange indicator light glows and rev counter backlight dims, intermittently when headlights are on)
Sounds like a loose earth to me as both are earthed through a ring terminal onto one of the mounting studs - one is earthing through the other.


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Post by scimjim » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:54 am

MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:39 am
8 ball is mot exempt, is it not ?
It is Mikey - and the MOT was due a few weeks ago, so I took it to France and back, happy that I had inspected everything and the only problem was a split steering rack gaiter which I temporarily repaired (although the horn stopped working on the way over!) but I think I will still get it MOTd later in the year.


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by scimjim » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:57 am

philhoward wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:46 am
scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
Repair Webasto wooden frame
Uh oh..
Yep - it’s quite flaky under there, I can see some expensive work on the horizon :D
philhoward wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:46 am
scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
Look at electrical fault in rev counter (orange indicator light glows and rev counter backlight dims, intermittently when headlights are on)
Sounds like a loose earth to me as both are earthed through a ring terminal onto one of the mounting studs - one is earthing through the other.
Exactly what I thought and should be a simple fix.


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by philhoward » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:59 am

scimjim wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:57 am
philhoward wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:46 am
scimjim wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:41 pm
Repair Webasto wooden frame
Uh oh..
Yep - it’s quite flaky under there, I can see some expensive work on the horizon :D
A quick word with a certain neighbour?...


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Post by Scimher » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:44 am

Front seats look great, Jim....



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