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Post by Peter S » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:55 am

Jim just trying to say the red & green wires to to M10 & the blue brown to M9 on my car


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Post by scimjim » Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:48 pm

Peter S wrote:
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Jim just trying to say the red & green wires to to M10 & the blue brown to M9 on my car
as I said, they’re symmetrical so can be plugged in either side.


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Post by Peter S » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:01 pm

Could anybody confirm the bolts used on the cross member :?: I think they are M8 but some are loose in the captive nuts and some are very tight. Where they originally 5/16
The other question is why has someone done this (see photo)
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Post by philhoward » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:07 pm

Pretty sure they’re M8?


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Post by Peter S » Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:57 pm

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Post by Alan SS1 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:46 pm

Peter S wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:01 pm
Could anybody confirm the bolts used on the cross member :?: I think they are M8 but some are loose in the captive nuts and some are very tight. Where they originally 5/16
The other question is why has someone done this (see photo)IMG_20200220_130951.jpg
seems an odd section to chop out, doesn't line with crank pulley??
and yes M8, although somebody 'might' have fitted a 5/16ths. . . .


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Post by scimjim » Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:46 pm

Does it have a non-standard rad fitted? I have some cutouts in G97s front crossmember to remove the sharp edge where silicone pipes run quite close.


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Post by Peter S » Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:45 pm

Standard rad the only thing I can think of it was to do with some pipe brackets there were 2 on the boot liner by the petrol tank, 2 underneath in the area of the driver's seat and 2 under the front bumper see picture. I've no idea what they are/were for and I'm taking them off. The cut out on the cross member looks recent though no rust :!:
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The next query/ advice relates to the alarm system see photo
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The unit on the left has vacuum pipes I think - anyone know how it works. The whole thing looks a nightmare :cry: I'm thinking of removing it all but it looks well integrated into the loom so could be a problem. I've no idea if it works I have a remote fob but can't install battery as loads of loose wires around and several extra switches under the dash :w


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Post by scimjim » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:59 pm

I can’t imagine why an alarm would be connected to the vacuum pipes?


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Post by gtcse8 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Can you contact the PO and ask them what was done?.


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Post by philhoward » Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:44 pm

The thing with vacuum pipes - it isn’t a washer pump per chance (or is the pump still connected on the bottom of the bag next to it)?

Any labels or clues on the alarm? Unless there’s a collection of black wires coming out of it, there’s a fair chance you can just unplug it and file it on a shelf somewhere.


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Post by reliant-reviver » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:17 pm

Those clips at the front are almost certainly for a neon / led under body lighting tube.

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Post by Peter S » Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:42 pm

Well this is embarrassing :oops: Having had a good look in daylight with my glasses on :!: It was shrink wrap with the end of the inside cable removed. It's definitely part of the alarm, but no identification number.
It's not the central locking mechanism :shock: nor the ultrasound sensor, nor the dual zone microwave - I've found the installation booklet :lol: Looking at the options list best guess is a single or triple zone pager to send alerts 400 or 1k range to alert you when the siren is sounding :?


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SS1 1800 CVH Project Steering rack oil or grease

Post by Peter S » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:10 pm

Moving on! The steering rack gaitors are literally in pieces, when I have replaced them, do I fill with oil or grease :?: The remnants look like oil, I've checked the site and there seems to be confusion :!: If oil how much and were do I fill :?: There is talk of 7.5cm3 which is 421cc not 3/4ltr as mentioned, but possibly 750 ml. If grease presumably general purpose on just on the rack :?:
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