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by turboscim
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: What spares would you take on tour in your V6 Coupe?
Replies: 22
Views: 614

What spares would you take on tour in your V6 Coupe?

Forgot to mention that the run back from Folembray was interesting with no front brakes. I found when using e b c pads as well as 2 spare sets take proper pads like ferodo which got me out of trouble at donington on the g p circuit
by turboscim
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: What spares would you take on tour in your V6 Coupe?
Replies: 22
Views: 614

What spares would you take on tour in your V6 Coupe?

In a normal year I do more miles on the continent than in the U K. Following the trusted principle if you've got it you wont need it take as much as you can. Taken to the extreme at a trackday at Folembray some guys with ex race Fiestas had an entire car less body panels dismantled and spread betwee...
by turboscim
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: mirror joystick
Replies: 10
Views: 302

mirror joystick

Thanks guys that's the one. Time to call Nigel.
by turboscim
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: mirror joystick
Replies: 10
Views: 302

mirror joystick

I have 6 wires on the joystick, 2 go to the centre terminals on the rocker switch that determines left or right and 4 into a connector, 2 of which are + and- .
where do I find the MB diagram?
by turboscim
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: mirror joystick
Replies: 10
Views: 302

mirror joystick

Nigel at QRG fitted them in 1984 I will have to see how good his memory is. It is a 4 way control with a 3 position rocker switch to determine left or right.
by turboscim
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: mirror joystick
Replies: 10
Views: 302

mirror joystick

The electric mirrors on my 5a have stopped working totally now, the joystick is giving no joy.
Where would be the best place to find a replacement?
by turboscim
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How to post links
Replies: 11
Views: 16719

Making a link

Will life be better or worse this is the question ? The challenge at the moment is trying to buy a pink atom ignition unit online, who knows one day I may be able pay rssoc subs by direct debit. Maybe it's easier to install central heating in my cave.
by turboscim
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How to post links
Replies: 11
Views: 16719

Making a link

Thanks for that I might need to watch a few times, I got lost at about 4 minutes.
by turboscim
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How to post links
Replies: 11
Views: 16719

Making a link

My computer is, I think using windows 8 but using keyboard, the main computer uses xp pro. my phone is an ancient nokia 3310 which makes excellent phone calls for £11 a month all in.It would be useful to embrace teckernology but I got lost somewhere. I need to put photo of wrecked cylinder on a webs...
by turboscim
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How to post links
Replies: 11
Views: 16719

Making a link

If you know the answer any question is easy, how do you get photo onto puter thingy ? I need to give my insurance co. photos of my car so I take photos, print and deliver by hand since they are local. The terminology is beyond me, copy,cut, paste,drop,I need a dictionary or will have to stay in my c...
by turboscim
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: How to post links
Replies: 11
Views: 16719

Making a link

Quantum physics is simple compared to this, whats an url anyway.I would like to post? photos on another website but can't, or even on this one. Possibly when I master the art of text messaging all will become clear.
by turboscim
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Recommended Suppliers
Topic: Simply Bearings Ltd
Replies: 3
Views: 310

Simply Bearings Ltd

Also for my velosolex pedal crank bush and engine main bearings, 2 main bearings, both on the same side of the flywheel.
by turboscim
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Electronic ignition query
Replies: 37
Views: 1208

Electronic ignition query

Lumenition with adjustable rev limiter.Worked for 20 years. I can tempt fate, I have a spare.
by turboscim
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Renewing driving licence at 70
Replies: 42
Views: 1458

Renewing driving licence at 70

Some ,most, doctors want an arm & leg to do form filling. i used docs on wheels but I think that they have gone. I think that dvla were not happy with a 3 minute medical done in the back of a rusty van for £50.
by turboscim
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: MOT or not to MOT?
Replies: 7
Views: 359

MOT or not to MOT?

My 1974 5a passed this week, in a news letter from my ins. co. a while ago there was a strong hint that in the event of a serious mishap a current m o t would be a VERY good idea.

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