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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 06-25-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By danny_boy
Hello, cheers for the advice, I'll go back to...

Hello,

cheers for the advice, I'll go back to the part supplier tomorrow morning on the way to work.

the second car is a standard 10, (sold in the states as a triumph ten).

(it was a cheap impulse...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 06-25-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By danny_boy
Brake question/advise sought.

This post may get a little complicated, as I have the same kind of question to ask about two different cars.

OK, Car 1, My daily car. (pug 205) Recently failed it's MOT with a lot of brake parts...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-12-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By danny_boy
Thanks very much for the reply... yes, you're...

Thanks very much for the reply...

yes, you're right, I didn't use any brake cleaner when installing the new shoes...
probably should have, especially since there was a massive tub of it in the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-09-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By danny_boy
yes, turbos can function without a blow off...

yes, turbos can function without a blow off vavle, but they work better with one.


your under standing of the blow off valve is right.


preassure builds up against the inlet manifold preassurised...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-09-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By danny_boy
if it's a good vehicle then it might be worth...

if it's a good vehicle then it might be worth getting it re-built.

but as said above, don't expect miracles.

you have to ask yourself why you;re getting it re-built? is it cause you love it?

I did...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-09-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,483
Posted By danny_boy
with the specific question in mind. the best as...

with the specific question in mind.

the best as said earlier is written on the door post

over-infaltion will cause the steering to appear lighter and may improve gas millage, but will not improve...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-09-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By danny_boy
issue with brake change

Hello,

I've just come to ask for some general advice,

yesterday I changed the front pads in my car, now this seems like, and according to the manual is a fairly simple job,

remove retaining pin...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-22-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By danny_boy
No offence. but I didn't ask you to be a complete...

No offence.
but I didn't ask you to be a complete arse about it.

I quite specifically said that I had done research on the subject, but found most of the information on the subject a little...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-15-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By danny_boy
Oil grades

Perhaps I should change my name to fair weather friend, cause I only seem to come by these parts looking for help/advice, and am a bit scant in offering help in return!! but... anyway...

I'm about...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-27-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By danny_boy
it's automatic... have you checked the gear oil...

it's automatic...

have you checked the gear oil levels? (transmission fluid)

when it's low autos have a tendancy to mess up a little... when it gets so low it's empty it just won't work at all...
Forum: General Chat 02-27-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 38,153
Posted By danny_boy
First car... citroen AX 1.4 Echo (diesl AX) -...

First car...

citroen AX 1.4 Echo (diesl AX) - 250
insurance for first year - 1100

total cost... 1350 - it can be done... and the car is still going strong a few years later, (or at least was...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-27-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By danny_boy
Has this just started? or has your driving style...

Has this just started? or has your driving style changed?

perhaps try driving to 3000RPM before changing gear and see if the ride is any smoother?

if this is it I'd say that either the air or fuel...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-27-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By danny_boy
Just checking

Hello...
I've been all over the internet, (and I have used the search function here) and whilst I can find somethings that sound a little like the problems I have, nothing that I could say was an...
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