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General Car Chat / Re: Unusual one with the Zaf this morning
« on: 15 May 2018, 18:09:39 »
If it's run dry, master might also be shot...

Just had this very conversation about my Merc as they cannot get it to bleed...

Slave failure on my Altea had a similar net result, but fortunately that was under warranty. Clutch master on the Omega seems to suffer abuse more readily... :-\

You will never bleed the Merc normally,peice of rubber hose from nearside front wheel bleed nipple to clutch slave nipple,open both nipples and pump brake pedal a few times,fluid won't need topping up as it ends up back in the master anyway,this works a treat on A class as I've done it :y

edit ,too late again ,already been done :-\

I was staring at a fiesta after changing it's clutch recently and thought , how the bloody hell do you reverse bleed the bastard, I wish I'd thought of that ...genius solution  :y

Omega General Help / Re: Misfire
« on: 27 April 2018, 13:57:56 »
Yeah that's goosed ! :o

Omega General Help / Re: power steering enquiry
« on: 25 April 2018, 22:54:37 »
I can't see it being more than 2 litres

Newbie Welcome Area / Re: Drivers door won't open
« on: 24 April 2018, 15:53:30 »
Sounds like a stuck inner lock mechanism, they are greased from factory and it dries out

Step 1: (if button is in looked position)drop the window,  pull the door button off it's rod, grab it with mole grips and pull up as hard as possible.

Step 2 : force the door card away from the door,this will wreck it, put the window up  , spray tons of WD or suchlike towards the b post / at the back of the door lock mechanism whilst working the outer door handle and it should eventually unstick

General Car Chat / Re: Omega is getting rare
« on: 24 April 2018, 14:09:22 »
The last few I've broken have been hideously rusty underneath, I always thought they were quite resilient , back arches excepted, the front where the cross member joins the chassis rails was coming away in chunks on the last one.

There a one owner preface 3.0 Manual MV6 saloon stashed away near me that I'd love to get my hands on but he won't sell.....yet !

General Car Chat / Re: Trolley Jack for lowered cars
« on: 23 April 2018, 22:56:25 »
Another vote for the costco 2 tonne one, it'll give you a hernia if you try and carry it but it's a superb bit of kit  :y

Omega General Help / Re: Airbags self deployment
« on: 23 April 2018, 13:30:28 »
I'm breaking an estate if you want any replacement airbag bit's

I thought I was a gonna earlier, when sat on the potty, following eating something most disagreeable at lunchtime.

There was a big yelp, and a lot of blood.  Blotting, rather than wiping, was clearly the order of the day  :'(

Its made me feel quite delicate, and sorry for myself. Doubt there is any sympathy here though.
Lots of blood, eh? Sounds like you need your piles pushing back. I know a lad who'll help you out, pm me for details.

I've retired  ;D

Omega General Help / Power steering loss
« on: 14 April 2018, 16:55:52 »
Posting this on behalf of one of our members Ray who hasn't got internet currently so I will relay any answers back

2002 2.2 dti CDX, power steering is getting heavy at low speed but works as normal at motorway speeds, Power steering fuse is fine apparently as is fluid level

Would this have servotronic ?

General Car Chat / Re: Beetle EML
« on: 13 April 2018, 22:23:16 »
Sounds like a petrol focus estate or suchlike is what you need, so cheap they are disposable

General Discussion Area / Re: Week 3
« on: 12 April 2018, 16:16:37 »
Try vaping, better than any other method   :y
Why does vaping produce a cloud of smoke similar to what an old wreck, say an omega, produces when starting up? I was walking behind someone the other day and, every now and then, it went dark.  ;D

I think it's a special liquid that's makes more steam, I'm just on 2 years vaping as opposed to 30 stinky cigs a day and honestly don't know how I afforded to smoke  :o 

I feel a lot better for it and the smell of cig smoke now makes me want to vomit. Champix made me really aggressive so I had to stop it but good luck. Stopping will be the biggest favour you can do yourself  :y

General Car Chat / Re: Where have all the manual Omegas gone?
« on: 12 April 2018, 16:12:53 »
Anyone scrapping a manual, not 2.5 td though, please do get in touch with me ! ;) :y

General Car Chat / Re: How many Omegas have you owned
« on: 07 April 2018, 21:36:22 »
At least 20 , to be fair most have been one's I've broken for parts so I guess there's bit's of them still floating around on members cars

General Discussion Area / Re: Honesty does exist.
« on: 06 April 2018, 16:10:54 »
Aye we have one of those pages but Saturday/Sunday morning it's full of "I lost my handbag last night, possibly in " followed by a list of 5-10 pubs. Amazing how little care people take care of 800 worth of phone, passport + purses when bladdered.

Some do get reunited though which is nice :y

I believe Police don't deal with lost property anymore but I guess if I walked in with 10k cash I'd just found they would change their tune  ;D 

Got one here Sam

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