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Omega General Help / Re: pulley noise
« on: 26 June 2016, 23:20:51 »
I just assumed that as I've replaced the belt/tensioner as well as the alternator that it should not be any of them making the noise as it disappears within a few minutes.

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Omega General Help / Re: pulley noise
« on: 25 June 2016, 12:10:59 »
Someone posted about a squeak from their car and it turned out to be the tensioner. so as mine was making the same noise I changed it only to find out it was the cambelt tensioner. and I'm still waiting for my new cambelt kit to turn up from a company I ordered it from on Wednesday and paid the extra postage to make sure it got here in double quick time.

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General Car Chat / Re: Spotted
« on: 24 June 2016, 19:43:08 »
I actually spotted DU03 YPN a rare silver diesel saloon driving past the house yesterday.

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Omega General Help / Re: Little accident to Jonny's Omega
« on: 18 June 2016, 22:09:37 »
As nick says get someone to get it somewhere near straight again and put it back together yourself. as my sisters 07 astra is having similar work done to it despite the insurers wanting it to be scrapped even though theres no damage to the boot floor or chassis legs.

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 18 June 2016, 16:29:24 »
Finally changed the rear pads as they were down to the backing plates.

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General Car Chat / Re: Spotted
« on: 18 June 2016, 16:28:28 »
Spotted a black saloon earlier on corporation road Newport. but didn't get the number as I was daydreaming at the time and missed it.

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 15 June 2016, 00:08:12 »
Attempted to stop my rear chassis legs from disappearing completely by rubbing down with a wire brush and then daubing fertan rust killer on them. I still have to get the rear pads changed and probably the discs too.

Cheers
Neil.

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It's not that long ago I fitted a recon alternator to my 3.2 estate. because one day I thought the drivebelt was looking a bit tatty so I went and bought a new belt, tensioner and waterpump thinking that i'd treat the car to some new parts. but I found out the waterpump wasn't quite the same as the original and if fitted would result in the pulley being further in towards the engine and the fixing bolts would hit the pump casing so that little exercise stopped before it started. but I thought i'll put the new belt on anyway and all went well until I got about 5 miles down the road and the alternator died on me and then when id finished that I took it for another drive only to have the oil light come on.

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Omega General Help / Re: Does an Omega Bonnet fit in an Omega?
« on: 12 June 2016, 16:38:34 »
I must see about getting up to Nigel's to get some parts for my car if it has any chance of passing it's next mot.

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General Car Chat / Re: Spotted
« on: 11 June 2016, 19:31:16 »
Yesterday KJ03 WZU rare silver 2.6 estate on wharf road Newport. and today R133 NFA grey 2.0 saloon on Cardiff road Newport.

Cheers
Neil.

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General Car Chat / Re: Thanks Serek
« on: 11 June 2016, 15:41:57 »
It's a pity i'm not closer to serek. as it's a pain in the arse trying to find a decent garage to do a decent job at a decent price.

Cheers
Neil.

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General Car Chat / Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« on: 05 June 2016, 22:52:40 »
If I can remove the wheelarch screws on my estate then ill probably have much worse greeting me when the rear bumper is finally off. and if it's anything like the sills and chassis legs  :'( and if I cant hold off the rust for as long as possible then i'm afraid it's bye bye car.

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General Car Chat / Re: Trade Card
« on: 03 June 2016, 13:21:23 »
I've also tried to join the autobahnstormers site. but the first time I couldn't make the payment and now when I try it tells me theres someone already registered with my email and I cant send the money.

Thanks
Neil.

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I'll take that as a no then.

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Omega General Help / Could someone help with cambelt change?.
« on: 30 May 2016, 16:41:09 »
Hello all. is there someone in Newport south wales who could help or preferably change  ;)  the whole lot on my car for a reasonable price.

Thanks
Neil.

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