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by derekoss
Fri May 23, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Auto box oil cooler
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: Auto box oil cooler

Automatics die with heat. A better cooler further forward might just save you several hundred pounds !
by derekoss
Tue May 06, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: C3 Auto box advice please.
Replies: 15
Views: 1547

Re: C3 Auto box advice please.

Forgot it was an A !

In that case when you rebuild the C3 make sure you enlarge the drain hole at the front seal down to the sump. Solves the front seal problem. Mostly !!
by derekoss
Tue May 06, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: C3 Auto box advice please.
Replies: 15
Views: 1547

Re: C3 Auto box advice please.

Then find an A4LD from a Granada Cosworth (stronger inside than normal Granada), rebuild it and add a switch for torque convertor lockup.

You can then forget about !
by derekoss
Tue May 06, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: C3 Auto box advice please.
Replies: 15
Views: 1547

Re: C3 Auto box advice please.

Front seal a possibility in which case you'll get about 30 miles per litre of fluid !

Don't ask how I know !
by derekoss
Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: politics
Replies: 4
Views: 821

Re: politics

Not sure any of that belongs in the jokes section !!
by derekoss
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Chassis paint
Replies: 27
Views: 4978

Re: Chassis paint

Anyone tried Zinga ?
by derekoss
Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Traction/steam engines
Replies: 159
Views: 24514

Re: Traction/steam engines

As a youngster of about twelve I was waiting, suitably dressed, for the bus to arrive taking family to eldest cousins wedding. In comes aunt from other side of family. She then tells me my other cousin was going to the Turnhouse airshow at Edinburgh that day. I was last seen cycling at high speed of...
by derekoss
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Just out of curiosity
Replies: 26
Views: 1363

Re: Just out of curiosity

Just one more scare story !!
by derekoss
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: GTE/GTC Door Mirror Plinths
Replies: 69
Views: 17414

Re: GTC Door Mirror Plinths

Missed that ! Still happy !
by derekoss
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: GTE/GTC Door Mirror Plinths
Replies: 69
Views: 17414

Re: GTC Door Mirror Plinths

I'll take three sets if they're around six quid a set plus post.

Derek
by derekoss
Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Good very cheap tow car VRS collection date confirmed :)
Replies: 276
Views: 21769

Re: Good very cheap tow car????

I'd avoid the Passat as a tow car. My 07 is useless due to the high first gear. The electric ??? handbrake is also a disaster when you try hill starts with a trailer on.
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by derekoss
Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: How do i make a concrete garage dry and damp proof
Replies: 24
Views: 2946

Re: How do i make a concrete garage dry and damp proof

Look up Seconds & co (other insulation suppliers are around!) for some kooltherm which is a phenolic foam. The often have batches of daft sizes at reasonable prices. 30-50mm thick will do. It essentially fire resistant if not proof although I tried with a propane torch and got nowhere ! To all inten...

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