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Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-05-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Just noticed that postimg changed their website...

Just noticed that postimg changed their website address from .org to .cc so all the pictures had gone. Updated 30 pages so they are all back.

Travelling a lot with work at the moment but water...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-04-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,938
Posted By acprc
The reason my Maestro went originally was that...

The reason my Maestro went originally was that all the seams weeped rust, nearly everyone. The steel was very poor quality
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-04-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,938
Posted By acprc
My first car was a Maestro, a silver Maestro...

My first car was a Maestro, a silver Maestro Special F608 XUG. Was nothing special about it at all but served its purpose well and I was very fond of it.

My dad and I visited the motor show and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-01-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Thanks all, EGR delete is done already....

Thanks all, EGR delete is done already. Thermostat is a good idea. I will also do any easy to replace water hoses whilst at it I think.

I have a few refurb jobs in 2018.

Plenum/scuttle area to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-12-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
I have been smelling coolant when the Discovery...

I have been smelling coolant when the Discovery has been warm for a while now. Very little water loss in the expansion tank so thought after a long run today I would have a look. Looks like there is...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Of course!

Of course!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Investment yes but a long term project as well. I...

Investment yes but a long term project as well. I can't afford a good one so it would be a longer term restoration job. Very familiar with them now so should hopefully be easier.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Yep, very lucky although reading up on the 300TDI...

Yep, very lucky although reading up on the 300TDI in general it would appear just bent rods are common on cambelt failure. Intervals are now going to be 3 years regardless. I'm looking for a 1990 3...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-12-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Just been into the garage. Technically lift pump...

Just been into the garage. Technically lift pump wasn't working however a snapped cambelt was the cause of that. Very lucky to get away with only two bent rods a new belt and tensioner. Fuel fault...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-12-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
My money is on the lift pump as well, will keep...

My money is on the lift pump as well, will keep you posted!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
There may be trouble ahead!! So yesterday my...

There may be trouble ahead!!

So yesterday my wife ran the old girl out of diesel. That in itself felt odd as I'm sure it was pretty full. Another member of the shoot put in some diesel and then...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,674
Posted By acprc
Great thread, looking forward to the next update....

Great thread, looking forward to the next update. I think you are doing yourself a dis-service ref your scrap comment against mine but thanks for the compliment.
...
Forum: The Studio 22-11-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,263
Posted By acprc
Nice car, good work and the colour suits it. The...

Nice car, good work and the colour suits it. The white Audi rings do nothing for it though and look like a cheap Ebay add on.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-11-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Been doing a few more bits and pieces whilst the...

Been doing a few more bits and pieces whilst the shooting season is on.

Got the second towbar label done and fitted
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-10-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
I have been working hard to get Gunbus ready for...

I have been working hard to get Gunbus ready for the shooting season and she made it

https://s25.postimg.cc/l2xc7s0gv/2_B899_C79-9_A94-4_B07-_AE07-25_F2290899_B0.jpg

My newly printed decals...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-10-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Made the decision to roll the front spots back to...

Made the decision to roll the front spots back to the period correct Hella Rallye 1000 lamps. Whilst the ones I have fitted could of been put on at any time, they technically came out when the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-10-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
So, had a few parts arrive: ...

So, had a few parts arrive:

https://s25.postimg.cc/pda49xkbz/FEBBCF48-7_D80-46_DE-9719-30609_AC31_B83.jpg

A new rear inner door handle surround for the tailgate refurb. A new alarm LED after I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-10-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By acprc
I have used Petzl head torches for many years....

I have used Petzl head torches for many years. During 23 years service in the RAF they have held up to quite a bit of abuse all over the world including Iraq and Afghanistan. Now when I have had to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Picked up the £20 front swivel housings. cleaned...

Picked up the £20 front swivel housings. cleaned them up and dropped off at the blasters to be refinished. Money well spent and they will look very different when refinished and built up.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
A few little bits arrived to almost finish the...

A few little bits arrived to almost finish the dash.

https://s25.postimg.cc/mdn4t6zan/BB6115_AE-5238-4217-_A439-1_CE53_BB3995_B.jpg

New seat belt bolt caps, a trim clip I broke and a few items...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-10-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
First part of the scuttle panel refurb arrived. ...

First part of the scuttle panel refurb arrived.

https://s25.postimg.cc/cu7xj7tnz/707009_B0-51_AE-4753-_A287-_B080_CBCC151_E.jpg
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-09-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Well the dash work has now been completed. Not to...

Well the dash work has now been completed. Not to bad of a job and only one screw left over!

The brackets I wanted to replace are obsolete so refurbed them myself and refitted with new bolts.
...
Forum: Interior & Glass 26-09-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By acprc
MEGS APC has been great for me over the years but...

MEGS APC has been great for me over the years but nearly out so will be interesting to see what others are available now.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-09-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
Hi, Thanks for the comments. I did wonder...

Hi,

Thanks for the comments. I did wonder how much was sold on the Friday I'm not surprised that if you camp you get the best bits. Still, parts can be found if you hunt and make contacts, its...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-09-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 189,415
Posted By acprc
So as quick as I was back from the LRO show at...

So as quick as I was back from the LRO show at Peterborough and picking up a few compliments I was back working on the old girl.

For a while now I have needed to get the dashboard out. The main...
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