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by talkingcars
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Footwell lights problem (yes again - sorry !)
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Footwell lights problem (yes again - sorry !)

IIRC the interior lights are all controlled by the BCU and I guess you may have shorted out a part of it.
by talkingcars
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Header Tank Cap Washer
Replies: 8
Views: 140

Re: Header Tank Cap Washer

Bazzajay wrote:
talkingcars wrote:The cap is regarded as a service item.


Thanks for the info., how often should it be replaced?


At around £5 a time annual is affordable.
by talkingcars
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Header Tank Cap Washer
Replies: 8
Views: 140

Re: Header Tank Cap Washer

The cap is regarded as a service item.
by talkingcars
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Advice re: issues with recently acquired TF160
Replies: 25
Views: 707

Re: Advice re: issues with recently acquired TF160

That sounds like a lot of work, I just used a ratchet spanner.
by talkingcars
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: NEC Parking
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: NEC Parking

The NEC is not cheap but try an airport.....
by talkingcars
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Advice re: issues with recently acquired TF160
Replies: 25
Views: 707

Re: Advice re: issues with recently acquired TF160

More of a weep than a leak.
by talkingcars
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Members Classifieds
Topic: Wanted - MGF headlights.
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: Wanted - MGF headlights.

I know FBOG, he lives around the corner from me.
by talkingcars
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Alternator
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Alternator

I think your car will be close to the change over.

Best bet is to look at the one on the car, especially at the wiring to see how many wires come from it.
by talkingcars
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Drive shafts?
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Re: Drive shafts?

Thanks for the info Robbo.

I have a three and a half tonne forklift with squeezie forks to lift the engine out of the subframe, the engine is scrap but the gearbox isn't.
by talkingcars
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: raw data for MGF trip computer
Replies: 39
Views: 1376

Re: raw data for MGF trip computer

The more I see the more I like.
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Members Classifieds
Topic: Wanted - MGF headlights.
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: Wanted - MGF headlights.

I just want to thank Chris for sending these to me.

Despite the courier saying them had been delivered a week ago last Monday they arrived with us yesterday!
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Drive shafts?
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Re: Drive shafts?

Do I need to roll the boot off?
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: 10-11 Feb 2018 - Fools’ Artic Circle Germany
Replies: 8
Views: 129

Re: 10-11 Feb 2018 - Fools’ Artic Circle Germany

Sounds like fun but are winter tyres a legal requirement?

Mrs TC who lived near Den Haag says it sounds lovely but we're not risk the temperature at that time of year. :(
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Direction Indicator Fault
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: Direction Indicator Fault

It maybe a fault with the stalk.
IIRC he alarm unit flashes the indicators when you set the alarm.
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Drive shafts?
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Re: Drive shafts?

Not yet, I was wondering how easily they came out if one lifts the engine and box out of the sub frame.
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Importing a TF to Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: Importing a TF to Spain

Don't TFs have a lever to switch to LHD?
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Drive shafts?
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Drive shafts?

How are the inner drive shaft joints held in?
by talkingcars
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Wheel alignment advice needed
Replies: 18
Views: 665

Re: Wheel alignment advice needed

Fourbears wrote:Your car will pull slightly to the left when you let go of the wheel due to road camber (or fall).


Find a quite flat road with no traffic and move to the crown to try the test.
by talkingcars
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Singapore
Replies: 8
Views: 148

Re: Hello from Singapore

David Dixon wrote:
talkingcars wrote:Hi and welcome to the forum

I spent an hour in the transit lounge at Singapore airport back in the mid seventies.

James


:o Did you have a nice time ?


No, I got back on the aircraft and throw up due to the extreme humidity, not much fun for a lone traveller ten year old.
by talkingcars
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Cat astrophy
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Cat astrophy

Seems the cheapo after market replacement I bought a few years ago was the source of the problem - the ceramic must have broken up and was partially blocking the exhaust. It's a fine balance, if you only do a few miles a year and the cheap cat lasts several years it's not bad value, it's when it fa...

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