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General Car Chat / Re: F-Pace
« on: 23 July 2018, 09:02:36 »
I am unable to hear F-Pace with out thinking of the F-Series Canyonero (with the lipstick holder instead of a fag lighter) from the Simpsons ;D

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General Discussion Area / Re: Went to RIAT today
« on: 16 July 2018, 05:48:24 »
We didnt go this year, but I know a man who did.

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General Discussion Area / Re: Happy Birthday OOF
« on: 16 July 2018, 05:46:57 »
Left to right
bob.dent
captain zok
theboy
lazydocker
mrs theboy

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 13 July 2018, 15:39:23 »
Have you sorted the engine mounts yet?
Dont want to play more than I have to with supressing vibration yet, trying to cure at source first, will then do any replacements needed.  Engine can no longer jump around, rear view mirror now clear, not blurred as its not vibrating, thats enough for me at the mo.
Car seems smoother with each little trip so far

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 13 July 2018, 13:12:52 »
injector back out, recleaned everything more throughly, put washer down the well, installed injector.  No leaks

Very rough when it started, reading over 5.
quick drive <1 mile, and down to 1, but still a bit rough, will see how it goes for a bit, and maybe even give it the cleaning diesel when I fill up

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 13 July 2018, 09:29:27 »
Yes. Seal remained in but got it out easily a tapered full round file slid in and gripped it no problem.

Carefully fitted new seal to new injector and fitted. Should I have pushed the washer on myself or let the engine do that?

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 12 July 2018, 20:06:49 »
Well swapped the injector over, went ok considering it was a learning exercise.
New on in and programmed, took a bit of starting, and is still rough,  went to look at the engine and new injector was sat in a pool of diesel bubbling up, so doesnt look like its sealed :(

No idea why, or if Ive done something wrong, Ill revist tomorrow as rain has stopped play :(

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 11 July 2018, 15:29:13 »
They clean and test a set of 4 for £85. A refurb is 130 per injector. Less testing fee. Struck me as a little dear. But not sure.

The one that wasnít in the box is cleaner than the other 2. Has indeed some of the markings rubbed off. And has blue paint on seal nut. So guess thatís the one to use.

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 11 July 2018, 12:41:04 »
Ahhha, and helpfully I have an injector specialist about a mile away who have washers in stock

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General Car Chat / Re: Zafira Engine Vibration
« on: 11 July 2018, 12:19:39 »
Marks memory test....

You gave me 3 injectors...

2 in a Bosch box, 1 is loose, the other in a bag, with white paint on the end of the injector.
1 is in a bag on it own.

which do you recon is the best?


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General Discussion Area / Re: Anyone for a fly-past?
« on: 10 July 2018, 19:18:03 »
My 14 year old loved watching it on TV, helpfully on an inset day.
But he does love that sort of stuff, and in Air cadets has been known to let other people have a go when he knows too much history ;D

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