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Forum: Engine 19-11-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By BackintheFold
Nicely done!

Nicely done!
Forum: General Chat 17-11-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 441
Posted By BackintheFold
Re:width. I use small offcurts of wood inside the...

Re:width. I use small offcurts of wood inside the top "pocket" of my ramps, as otherwise the 215 tyres width (and above) bulge out. YMMV.

I like the idea of thin wood under the ramps to help stop...
Forum: General Chat 16-11-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 441
Posted By BackintheFold
i use ramps occasionally, and a jack with axle...

i use ramps occasionally, and a jack with axle stands.
each has its benefits-i couldn't have spun my wheels to test ABS on ramps, but my ramps give me more space to crawl underneath.
Forum: Engine 11-11-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By BackintheFold
It runs for 20 minutes? Doesn't sound to me like...

It runs for 20 minutes? Doesn't sound to me like a car/model specific problem.

Sounds more like a fuel issue-fuel pump dying, tank or filter blocked.

Regretfully almost impossible for me to...
Forum: Cars For Sale 10-11-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By BackintheFold
Looks nice, shame itís not run in yet. ;)

Looks nice, shame itís not run in yet. ;)
Forum: General Chat 10-11-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,787
Posted By BackintheFold
I am BackInTheFold and I approve this message. ...

I am BackInTheFold and I approve this message.
Couldn't have put it better!
Forum: Cars For Sale 10-11-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By BackintheFold
Are you in the market? (I am not selling :ihih:...

Are you in the market?
(I am not selling :ihih: )
Forum: General Chat 08-11-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,787
Posted By BackintheFold
This. And i once spent a fair while replying to...

This.
And i once spent a fair while replying to somehting in great detail, so others (and myself!) could use that as a reference in the future...and i have ZERO chance of finding that again!
Here,...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 07-11-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,834
Posted By BackintheFold
Finally got round to this. Jacked car up,...

Finally got round to this.
Jacked car up, removed wheel. Sine wave output on oscilloscope
Undid Allen bolt locking plate very easily. Tapped sensor with a hammer twice. Turned hub and now got a...
Forum: Engine 23-10-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By BackintheFold
Using my cheap Ebay digital tacho I wrapped the...

Using my cheap Ebay digital tacho I wrapped the fly lead around the coil-dizzy wire, and at idle it read 4250. The Tacho has various settings for 2 stroke and 4 stroke and 1/2/4 cylinders. I don’t...
Forum: Engine 23-10-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By BackintheFold
Flushed out the system today. Not too bad-id only...

Flushed out the system today. Not too bad-id only filled it last year anyway but I wanted to put G13 in. I bought 20l concentrate from ECP for £50 odd.

From as empty as I could get it, I added 12...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 21-10-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By BackintheFold
*cough*

*cough*
Forum: Engine 19-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By BackintheFold
Without a specific statement from the...

Without a specific statement from the manufacturer on that I would not short out my electrics on any car.
Disconnect the battery and leave it for a day then it can relearn parameters. But I...
Forum: Engine 19-10-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By BackintheFold
I've bought a digital tacho gauge off Amzon for a...

I've bought a digital tacho gauge off Amzon for a tenner. A fly lead wraps round a spark plug lead and the unit shows the revs. Will be more accurate than the orange bars on the dash, and even if...
Forum: Engine 16-10-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By BackintheFold
Just removed the valve. Tested operation with 9v...

Just removed the valve. Tested operation with 9v battery and it worked fine. Cleaned it out with carb cleaner anyway, and also cleaned the contacts on the valve and the plug, and replaced it.
...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 12-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By BackintheFold
Less than £100.01 would be a chargeback rather...

Less than £100.01 would be a chargeback rather than S75-I think...
don't take my word for it though!
:)

I haven't read all of this article, but you(npv) might want to in case it is helpful....
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 12-10-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By BackintheFold
Section 75, looks like they cost over £100 (it...

Section 75, looks like they cost over £100 (it has to be £100.01 or more!) so you should be OK, but get it done before the deadline passes. Dont bother contacting him any more, he will try to delay...
Forum: General Chat 07-10-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,292
Posted By BackintheFold
> lack of parking is my problem. I'm with...

> lack of parking is my problem.

I'm with you there buddy!
If i had a lot more space, that would be dangerous...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By BackintheFold
Wikipedia WTF

I quote
"...The 1985 Quattro also featured a new three spoke steering wheel design, leather trim for door arm rests, gloveboxes, centre console and door pockets. There was also a full length...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,292
Posted By BackintheFold
Get one done-whichever one that can be done prior...

Get one done-whichever one that can be done prior to the end of November (when it is then too cold and dark)-then decide if the other is worth doing.
To me, that sounds like the TT is your first...
Forum: Engine 02-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By BackintheFold
Thanks Mike and mellis! G13 it is. Will get it...

Thanks Mike and mellis!
G13 it is. Will get it ordered so I can flush and fill up before the cold weather.
:)

(G13 is what I thought I’d bought, it was just a misleading brand name. )
Forum: Engine 02-10-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By BackintheFold
Thanks-i'm still confused though. This webiste ...

Thanks-i'm still confused though. This webiste

https://www.wolflubes.com/EN_EU/Blog/2016/What-you-need-to-know-about-G13-antifreeze-and-coolant.aspx

says G11 was introduced in 1994, and also...
Forum: General Chat 01-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By BackintheFold
Favour...

Iím buying an aircon setup from a guy in Stafford. I live in West London near Heathrow.
My niece was going to be travelling through Stafford in her way back here next week but that now is unlikely...
Forum: Engine 01-10-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By BackintheFold
Anti freeze question

I want to drain and refill my MB ur coolant. What ďGĒ number is best?
Iíve read about aluminium and brass and solder and steel...and am confused.

Is G13 best for the car? Or G12++?
It is all...
Forum: Transmission 29-09-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By BackintheFold
Sticking clutch plate (not fully disengaging)...

Sticking clutch plate (not fully disengaging) would seem sensible, although a little odd that you had trouble when engine not running.

This is why its always wise to do one thing at a time and...
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