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Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / Re: Wanted..Rubber buffers
« on: 24 October 2019, 17:45:08 »
Hi Tony. You can have them for the cost of postage which obviously wont be much.

Cheers
Neil.

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Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / Re: WTD: V6 Hose
« on: 22 October 2019, 22:54:49 »
I don't suppose you have anymore heater hoses do you? as my top one has been leaking for months despite the trimming down and using a metal clip.

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Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / Re: Wanted..Rubber buffers
« on: 22 October 2019, 22:52:23 »
I've got a couple spare if they are of use. but I don't have the clips..

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Omega General Help / Re: sunroof leaking.
« on: 06 October 2019, 18:15:15 »
When I had problems with water coming in on the drivers side all I did was to squirt some WD40 down both drain tubes and that seemed to cure it which probably means it wasn't that badly blocked.

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Omega General Help / Re: Cam cover gaskets
« on: 04 October 2019, 20:42:33 »
I used the reinz gaskets on mine and it doesn't leave pools of oil everywhere, for now anyway..

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General Car Chat / Re: Ever had a car stolen?
« on: 24 September 2019, 21:44:06 »
Although it came close twice.. the first was a mk2 escort which I saw the git opening and shouted at to clear off which he did. and the second was a mk3 Granada that I found out someone had tried to pinch the following day when I found the door unlocked and a ford key jammed in the lock.

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General Car Chat / Re: Omega replacement
« on: 06 September 2019, 20:41:23 »
The MOT history suggests that its not been that well cared for...

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 27 August 2019, 21:17:45 »
Mine is still looking ok from its wash the other day. it also had 2 new rear tyres as well. and today I drove to Lincoln to collect something I bought on ebay….

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General Car Chat / Re: £200 for a spare key?
« on: 31 July 2019, 12:28:45 »
I still need to get the blank key I bought from Alasdair cut so I have a spare for my car if I need it..

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General Car Chat / Re: Car insurance grrr.
« on: 31 July 2019, 12:26:13 »
Tesco has been the cheapest again this year for me. but I obviously needed to cancel the previous policy as they wanted to put the price up despite no claims being made by me.


Cheers
Neil.

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Omega General Help / Re: V6 engine rebuilt or what?
« on: 13 July 2019, 23:50:27 »
I have thought about fitting a 3.0/3.2 or better still a V8  ;D to my car as i miss the extra grunt that my previous 3.2 had. because even half decent 3.2 estates are rather thin on the ground.


Cheers
Neil.

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Omega General Help / Re: Rear shock turret rusty - what to do?
« on: 19 June 2019, 13:07:15 »
When I changed the shocks on my x reg one the metalwork was solid so I greased them up for good measure. trouble was a Frenchman in a mokka slammed into the side of the car writing it off  >:(.

Cheers
Neil.

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 16 June 2019, 20:09:27 »
After coming back from Liverpool yesterday literally at the end of the road a warning light came on and when I checked the codes I got an 0135  >:( brilliant more money to spend on the damn thing  :(.

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 12 June 2019, 15:32:30 »
Just before I lifted the bonnet to change the shredded tensioner I noticed the boot light was not working?. so I checked and found out the battery was completely dead after 4 days of sitting idle due to the fact it couldn't be driven. now the battery is about 6 months old and I drove over 200 miles on the Thursday so I would have thought there would be a good charge in said battery and the alternator obviously works otherwise it wouldn't have gone at all. bloody cars eh..

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 07 June 2019, 23:47:30 »
Went on another long drive yesterday (Thursday) and when I got back I realised the awful noise from under the bonnet was the aux belt tensioner... it finally let go today after a short journey and is completely shredded. and i'll have to wait until next week before I can fix it..

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