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Forum: Transmission 30-01-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stonk
Thank you! I'll book a flight out there to...

Thank you!

I'll book a flight out there to try and free it.
I remember back in the late 80's I borrowed the Audi and towed a folding caravan to Chichester with my then girlfriend for a weekend...
Forum: Transmission 29-01-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stonk
Thanks guys. It's a cable. From previous bad...

Thanks guys. It's a cable.
From previous bad experiences with french garages and this ageing car and ageing parents (they were even charged 350 euros for a battery some time ago) I will try and...
Forum: Transmission 29-01-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stonk
1984 Coupe GT won't go into gear

Hi folks

My 87 year old mother has had her 84 Coupe 2.0 GT from new. It's done about 87k miles but is rarely used these days. She lives in SW France and I intend to bring it back to enjoy once I...
Forum: Car detailing & polishing 31-03-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,614
Posted By Stonk
Great picture and great help. Thank you:)

Great picture and great help. Thank you:)
Forum: Car detailing & polishing 30-03-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,614
Posted By Stonk
Thanks all. The main aim is to keep the car as...

Thanks all. The main aim is to keep the car as original as possible and the stripes are fitted when it rolled out of the factory. I guess all Coupe GT's had them back then but most have lost them...
Forum: Car detailing & polishing 30-03-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,614
Posted By Stonk
Painting Decals?

We will definitely be bringing my Mum's car back to the UK to sell and I am thinking about sprucing it up etc, it won't need too much done to it apart from a detailed clean. One thing that I'd like...
Forum: Engine 18-02-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Well I have to admit to being a little mystified...

Well I have to admit to being a little mystified myself. My understanding is that it tells the ECU to inject more fuel for startup when cold. Probably via the cold start valve. However, I...
Forum: Engine 18-02-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Haha. The original garage did actually suggest...

Haha. The original garage did actually suggest that maybe the best option would be to put it on a low loader and bring it back to the UK for repair! This is way down in south west france!
All...
Forum: Engine 18-02-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Thanks guys. Well, part was fitted...

Thanks guys.

Well, part was fitted and............. it worked!:rock:

So the problem was this temp switch and I now have a spare! I'm sure now she has the car back she'll want to keep it. She's...
Forum: Engine 12-02-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
BTW, they think it's time to sell the car so I'll...

BTW, they think it's time to sell the car so I'll probably re-import it and sell it here as it's a right hooker. I guess they've lost confidence in it because of hard to find parts. Once it's running...
Forum: Engine 12-02-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Just thought I'd update. The car was passed...

Just thought I'd update.

The car was passed onto a local independent garage from the Renault garage along with a bill for 500 euros even though it was exactly the same as when they got it!

The...
Forum: Engine 29-01-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Thanks for all your input guys. The Renault...

Thanks for all your input guys. The Renault garage appeared to me to not want to attempt to resolve the problem but just send to a Bosch specialist miles away. Based on my attempt to supply the temp...
Forum: Engine 27-01-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Flying Frank - Thank you, I'll try to get them to...

Flying Frank - Thank you, I'll try to get them to take a photo as mentioned though they'll need the garage to assist in pointing out where it is.

Sandro - they fact that it starts, albeit briefly,...
Forum: Engine 27-01-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Stonk
Coupe GT won't run.

Hi all

Have a problem with my mother's car. They live in France and although their garage (a renault dealership who work on all models) have tried various things they still can't find a solution...
Forum: General Chat 08-10-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By Stonk
Reading their FB page it appears the driver may...

Reading their FB page it appears the driver may have parked in a disabled bay and that is the reason for the old guy to key it.
Forum: General Chat 20-09-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,109
Posted By Stonk
702 8/10 Cant spell the word, can't even say...

702 8/10

Cant spell the word, can't even say it!
Forum: General Chat 14-09-13, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,395
Posted By Stonk
Not even a rumble here, just reminds me of a...

Not even a rumble here, just reminds me of a Lada. Clearly it must be me but there so much more attractive gear out there IMO.:crazy:
Forum: General Chat 14-09-13, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Stonk
Glad to see he's not responding & therefore is...

Glad to see he's not responding & therefore is either in a lock in, finding his way home or in a cell for the night.
Happy birthday from me too.
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