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Forum: Engine 23-10-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
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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: 509
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: 26
Views: 3,081
Posted By BackintheFold
*cough*

*cough*
Forum: Engine 19-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
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: 1,529
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: 1,529
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: 26
Views: 3,081
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: 26
Views: 3,081
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: 1,183
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: 554
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: 1,183
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: 509
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: 509
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: 213
Posted By BackintheFold
Favour...

Im 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: 509
Posted By BackintheFold
Anti freeze question

I want to drain and refill my MB ur coolant. What G number is best?
Ive 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: 1,523
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...
Forum: Engine 28-09-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By BackintheFold
Thanks, I'll clean mine out and do the contacts...

Thanks, I'll clean mine out and do the contacts too. :)
Forum: Engine 28-09-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By BackintheFold
Was the trouble on your MB? I have a suspicion...

Was the trouble on your MB? I have a suspicion that my ISV works the same whether connected or not...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 14-09-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,472
Posted By BackintheFold
Re-starting this thread. My rear left sensor is...

Re-starting this thread.
My rear left sensor is giving a bad signal, so will check it out before too long-hopefully by end of September.
The waveform showing on my oscilloscope is a square (ish)...
Forum: Engine 14-09-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,295
Posted By BackintheFold
Colin: Not loose as such, just not tight! I...

Colin:
Not loose as such, just not tight!
I was working on the car with the help of an ex-BA mechanic with a HUGE amount of experience on engines-including DeLoreans as a side note-and he inspected...
Forum: Engine 14-09-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,295
Posted By BackintheFold
at slow speeds, a chattering from the pump....

at slow speeds, a chattering from the pump. Consistent with one sensor being "off". At high speed, no problems.
I think i started a thread on that a while back-I'll go back there and update when i...
Forum: Engine 13-09-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,295
Posted By BackintheFold
I’m using a small oscilloscope to measure the...

I’m using a small oscilloscope to measure the outputs at the ABS ECU plug.
It may be a matter of adjusting the sensor. It may be a crud filled ring.
To fix either I will need to remove the...
Forum: Transmission 11-09-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By BackintheFold
Can’t see pictures without a login. What...

Can’t see pictures without a login.
What number on the diagram is the bit that was broken please?
Thanks
Forum: Engine 11-09-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,295
Posted By BackintheFold
ABS - am getting a sine wave reading rather than...

ABS - am getting a sine wave reading rather than a square wave from that sensor. Before I try to adjust it, I’d like to
Have a spare to
Hand-and I don’t have a spare. If it turns out not to be the...
Forum: Parts Wanted 11-09-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By BackintheFold
ABS sensor. Rear left

Yes please...
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