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Messages - Doctor Gollum

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Omega General Help / Re: 2.2 cat
« on: Today at 15:35:18 »
See post above ::)

General Car Chat / Re: Vans.... any experts?
« on: Today at 00:41:40 »
Alot of the Plod PSU vehicles are actually over 3.5t, even in short/medium wheel base, so shop carefully  ;)

General Discussion Area / Re: Snowing in north Essex...
« on: Yesterday at 14:34:19 »
We need alot more snow. Got trained on the runway ploughs in November, but haven't had to drive them since :'(

General Discussion Area / Re: Word Association.
« on: Yesterday at 00:52:40 »

General Discussion Area / Re: MASS/MATHS Question for geeks?
« on: Yesterday at 00:33:22 »

 Ha ha!  Touché .

 :) :)
Leave the door open wide enough and someone will eventually walk through it :P

General Discussion Area / Re: MASS/MATHS Question for geeks?
« on: Yesterday at 00:31:18 »
AreaT equals 3.142(250x250)-3.142(101.5x101.5)
VolumeT equals AreaT x 51.

AreaT2 equals 3.142(241x241) - 3.142(101.5x101.5)

New VolumeT2 equals AreaT 2 x 51.

The difference is obviously VolumeT - VolumeT2 :y

In answer to the original question...  ;)

Alternatively, tighten the nut until it shears off, then hammer the bolt out...

Failing this, notch the flange, then knock the bolt out...

Just be mindful that using an angle grinder in a confined space under the car might result in impromptu face removal surgery :-X

Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Re: Headlight washer Q...
« on: 21 January 2018, 20:36:45 »
Thanks Kevin :y

General Discussion Area / Re: MASS/MATHS Question for geeks?
« on: 21 January 2018, 19:17:13 »
Rookie mistake :-[

2piR is the circumference  ::)

Adjust the math accordingly, but the order of the workings is sound ;)
Maths , were English not American old chap  :y
Who was?

General Discussion Area / Re: Speeding Q...
« on: 21 January 2018, 19:15:57 »
Car. Of course he claims that he wasn't doing anything like 94 ::)

A good kick up the arse will do him good :-X

Omega General Help / Re: seal on sunroof ?
« on: 21 January 2018, 04:58:01 »
Incidentally, it isn't actually a seal...

It us, but just never intended to be a watertight seal
Or even airtight ::)

Omega General Help / Re: seal on sunroof ?
« on: 20 January 2018, 23:04:02 »
Incidentally, it isn't actually a seal... More of a vague plug to reduce cabin noise that automatically results from having a 3' x 1.5' hole in the roof ::)

Omega General Help / Re: Smell of hot oil when engine is warming up
« on: 20 January 2018, 23:01:40 »
Good tips there, "", thanks.
I do agree with you that the drainbung has a purpose, but mine allowed a swimming [pool to develop and gave my carpets an unwelcome rainwater wash! When I managed to clear the debris, the flap was so tired it didn't work, so it got "Serek-ed" during a service!  ;D

Only because it had never been properly looked after...

General Discussion Area / Re: Speeding Q...
« on: 20 January 2018, 22:30:28 »
Turns out it was a camera van...

94 mph on the A303 Andover bypass a week ago. NIP arrived on Wednesday apparently.

Currently some twitching going on ::)

Omega General Help / Re: Swirl valves
« on: 20 January 2018, 21:44:46 »
Firstly, link was probably to an illegal copy of the manual ;)

Secondly, that manual will be fine for your Omega, but you still need an Omega one for the rest of it.

Lastly, your Omega is a 2.2dti CDX. Omega is the model, 2.2dti is the engine,  CDX is the trim level/specification :y

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