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by talkingcars
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Starting problemss
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Starting problemss

Hi and welcome to the forum.

It could be a number of problems and the best way to understand what is (or isn't) going on to scan the ECU.
What scanner you use depends upon which version you have.

So
Which version do you have? (i.e. what age, which engine?)

James
by talkingcars
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: NEC Parking
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: NEC Parking

I've found stations to be cheap - Brighton station is £6.50 a Sunday while there is one in the centre of town at 75p for 15 minutes, and the underground station car park at the O2 dome is something like £6 for the evening while the event car parks are more than twice that, and actually further from ...
by talkingcars
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Footwell lights problem (yes again - sorry !)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

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

So the alarm unit works as a BCU for the lighting..........

talkingcars wrote:IIRC the interior lights are all controlled by the ALARM ECU and I guess you may have shorted out a part of it.
by talkingcars
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical - Sponsored by Brown & Gammons
Topic: Footwell lights problem (yes again - sorry !)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

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: 169

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: 169

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: 28
Views: 770

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: 6
Views: 214

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: 28
Views: 770

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: 433

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: 124

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: 160

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: 1397

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: 433

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: 160

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: 153

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: 179

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: 160

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: 151

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: 160

Drive shafts?

How are the inner drive shaft joints held in?

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