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  1. Tech Discussion
    :beuj:on my daily driver- vauxhall vectra sri 2007 plate.I turn the steering and the head lights dim?what causes this to happen.also the information screen goes off and on when it feels like it. any ideas. thanks.
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    hi guys, just need a little help please been trying to get onto the OU website all day to retrieve some course work notes but the site is down................. or is it ?!?!?!?! spoke to BT and they say their 'end' is all working ok and im inclined to agree as iv had no problems with any other...
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    can any of you help please.. i normaly use the windows camera wizard thing on my computer to view and download pic's i've taken to my pc. but its not poping up when i plug my camera in via a usb port as it normally does. normally when plugging my camera to my pc i get a pop up ULEAD AUTODETECTOR...
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    Right then i've had a multitester on my battery whith the engine running and its not showing a charge,its a single wire alternator with a smaller wire coming out of it that i assume should go to a warning light,i havent connected this and after stripping the alternator off im now thinking that...
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    It was all working fine when I parked it up 8 months ago ( is it really that long?! :shake:) but during trial runs to check everything over before a fresh MOT it appears to be playing up but only in D . Floor it and it will hit 4500 before slipping and dropping back to 3000 . The box has only...
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    hopefully someone can help , i have an 85 305 tpi z28 , the cooling fan didnt cut in and it got hot and cut out, but now it wont start due to no fuel getting to the injectors , it runs on easy start , and sounds ok , its been perfect up to now , the problem is made worse by the fact my mate was...
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    put a new clutch on a lt77 5speed box replaced flywheel spigot bush everything apart from release bearing carrier and fork & when sitting ticking over its rattling its tits off press clutch pedal & it dissapears same problem before changing clutch etc will the problem be the bearing carrier worn...
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    here's one for you, the suggestions i made don't seem to have sorted the problem. a mate has about 7 triumphs like mine (triumph 2000), but one of them has developed a strange brake problem. just driving around locally the brakes work fine, the problem is when you get on a dual carraigeway or...
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    My Mother has a PT Cruiser. The problem with it is the speedo needle is not lighting up. So, if she goes out when it is dark she doesn't know what speed she is doing. When she asked the local dealers they said bring it in and we will have a look - £80 please!! :wanker: Does anybody know how...
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    I actually had two hours spare earlier and managed to turn the engine, establish TDC, clean the plugs & try to get it running again, I also ran a 12V feed to the HEI rather than the ballasted 9V that it did have. It fired eventually & settled down to its usual rough/rich running with a lot of...
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    Hi there, i'm having probs with 53 chevy truck, my mate gave me a brand new universal tank sender, but there is no gauge, the original gauge is 6 volt, (still in dash) and i also have a early land rover gauge 12 volt, but when you set it up as wiring should be land rover one just moves about 3...
  12. Chat
    thought id post a few images of a job we had to do last week.the cross channel freight boat hit rough seas and two stacks of containers broke loose,falling on a tanker.each container weighs 30t and the trolley approx 8.there is very little room under the upper deck,in fact,at one point during...
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    I put the christmas deccies up the other day... Once again, Disqualified from the local Neighbourhood "Best decorated house" contest due to my alleged bad attitude Some people are never happy, FFS :finger:
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    i HAVE A 3.8 BUICK V6 ENGINE FITTED IN MY 53 CHEVY TRUCK, IT STARTS ON THE BUTTON FROM COLD, TAKES 2 TO 5 SECONDS TO BUILD UP TO PRESSURE JUST ON TICKOVER (60LBS) BUT SLOWLY DROPS BACK AS ENGINE WARMS UP TO RUNNING TEMP, AND THEN DON'T RECOVER WHILE HOT, I'M USEING PENNZOIL 10/40 ENGINE OIL...
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    Hi anyone out there tell me if a 1971 chrysler valiant[aussie car] rhd has a voltage stabiliser for fuel & temp gauges symptoms are erratic fluctuating ,high readings on both all wiring looks sound suspect may be a voltage stabiliser built into dash ?any ideas if thats correct & if so know who...
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    I've deleted Google Chrome as it seemd to slow everything down ,especially when clicking on links in emails ( such as getting back here for PMs etc). Now clicking on links in mails does nothing. What do I need to tick / untick to sort it ? I also keep getting messages re which default seach...
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    Hi all you clever people out there A friend of mine has a lovely Malibu with a problem and I am hoping the "Gene Pool" will have the answer. He is getting Oil in his Water and losing about 1/4 - 1/2 ltr of Oil in about 15 minutes of running the car. There is no Water in the Oil, Oil Pressure...
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    well my little coupe is naffing about agian the gear box is a c4 with a b+m shift improver kit in the valve body (fitted by me that could have been a mistake lol)followed the instructions to the letter and ajusted the bands as it says in my chiltons book ,it now has a new modulator with new...
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    A friend of mine has a 84" Chevy blazer 6.2 diesel ,there's a loud clicking noise coming from the gearbox ,its not slipping and still changes up and down ok , could it be the torque converter vanes ? and can it be rebuilt ? PS gear box has o/d as well. Cheers Matt.
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    Yup, I'm drawing on the best tool a rodder can have and that's others experience.I've just got the A out on the road and am having a very strange problem. Now bear in mind that the trucjk has been on the SVA rollers and also MOT and showed within tolerance imbalance. I'd put it down to one side...
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