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Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-06-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,386
Posted By footfistart
Third time lucky???

Well here I am again with yet another car in the hunt for reliability if there is such a thing.

So some history.....
So the last car which is currently for sale as is as I just want it gone. A...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
Well Iím selling the car. Itís back together and...

Well Iím selling the car. Itís back together and selling as spare and repairs. It failed a dynamic compression test. Look it up as itís long winded. But I carried it out and didnít reach the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-02-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
House deposit. I can dream of that. They are...

House deposit. I can dream of that. They are comfortable and are motorway mile munchers. Just keep the oil changes up and you wonít have a problem. Is yours 4wd? People refresh the diff oil and while...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 34,832
Posted By footfistart
Nice car there. Iíve just seen this but havenít...

Nice car there. Iíve just seen this but havenít read any post so I do apologise in advance. My dad has one in New Zealand and heís got an app called Carly for bmw and you have this dongle you plug...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,609
Posted By footfistart
Wow you like a Peugeot! Subd to see how this pans...

Wow you like a Peugeot! Subd to see how this pans out.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
I hope so too. It will cost 150 but they check...

I hope so too. It will cost 150 but they check the entire system and that does also including calibration as itís been disturbed, filters and detailed inspections. Should be done every year.

On...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-01-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
So update time. The car is in a million pieces....

So update time. The car is in a million pieces. Found two problems.

The intake pipe connecting to the throttle body was split even though small but under boost I would of had a boost leak.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-01-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
Most people have lpg on a v8 which is very...

Most people have lpg on a v8 which is very understandable. I just canít afford to run a v8 haha. Iíve always fancied a Porsche Cayenne with lpg but then itís the upkeep of the Porsche. Was head...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-01-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
So........ parts have been ordered. A whole 800...

So........ parts have been ordered. A whole 800 pounds worth from Volvo. Letís hope this will be it. Iíve never ordered so many seals all at once. At least it something doesnít get used like the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-01-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
I did give it a wash yesterday nothing much but...

I did give it a wash yesterday nothing much but it made me feel better.

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-01-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
Bullet has been bitten and my girlfriends uncle...

Bullet has been bitten and my girlfriends uncle is going to do the gasket change as heís a master tech and a plant machine engineer.

So for the head gasket change with all the parts required plus...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-01-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
It does sound really good now. Iíll have to see...

It does sound really good now. Iíll have to see if I can find a slim sub which wonít take up any room. I have a box style one. Itís a passive subwoofer but looking at the specs of what the amp in the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-01-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
It only goes and works! Dug the subwoofer out and...

It only goes and works! Dug the subwoofer out and fitted it. Turned the stereo on and it started vibrating. All good now. Just waiting for Tuesday now to see what Volvo say about the car.

Ryan
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-01-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
Only problem cookie is that I'm very much south...

Only problem cookie is that I'm very much south west of London but I appreciate the help and I didn't think about gumtree so thanks. Been looking on facebook, shpock and eBay but they are either the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,335
Posted By footfistart
The Dad Tank.

So here we go again. This time nothing involving warranty and dodgy dealers. Some of you may know I had a troublesome Ford Estate which I was glad to see the back of. I also had a little jazz which I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-05-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 165,766
Posted By footfistart
I called the bank today and I was told that the...

I called the bank today and I was told that the loan that I have is a personal loan which is an unsecured loan. So it doesn't matter if I sell the car as the loan is against me rather than it. So now...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-03-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 34,572
Posted By footfistart
What on earth is a walnut blast? Sent from...

What on earth is a walnut blast?

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-01-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,377
Posted By footfistart
I had super glue on my estate as someone had...

I had super glue on my estate as someone had stuck the model badge to the boot. I used tardis and a pin and like you used make up pads. I managed to soften it all and the pin help for the tardis is...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-12-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,259
Posted By footfistart
Yep it's a hand held device. You basically from...

Yep it's a hand held device. You basically from reading the how to... plug it in and download the car. Email bluefin and within a day or even a couple of hours a revised map will be created. Download...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-12-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,259
Posted By footfistart
Bluefin map should be next. That will bring it...

Bluefin map should be next. That will bring it alive

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Forum: Detailing Chat 25-12-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,910
Posted By footfistart
Boxing day for me when I wake up from a late...

Boxing day for me when I wake up from a late shift.

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,992
Posted By footfistart
I have a jazz sport and on a long run it give me...

I have a jazz sport and on a long run it give me 55mpg and that's an automatic version. Son you should easily see that. Looks awesome so far.

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-10-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 165,766
Posted By footfistart
I have an update..... I've had the rear...

I have an update.....

I've had the rear bushes replaced.. ex brother in law... thanks mate.

Car went in for warranty work as I had a engine malfunction light on and they plugged it in and said...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-07-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,792
Posted By footfistart
Found a de-bobbler in Argos for 6.99. ...

Found a de-bobbler in Argos for 6.99.

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Forum: Detailing Chat 26-06-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,687
Posted By footfistart
CHALLENGE: A year without car washing.

Morning all.

I'm not entirely sure if this is in the right place but I came up with the idea on the way home in the terrible weather.

Bacially I thought who would be up for a detailing...
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