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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #60 on: 19 April 2019, 06:45:11 »

 Unless you buy Biggriffins estate for stock Dave :y
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #61 on: 19 April 2019, 09:00:33 »

Unless you buy Biggriffins estate for stock Dave :y

I think that's a brilliant idea... ;D
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #62 on: 19 April 2019, 10:47:21 »

If i wanted a 3.2, i'd probably build it into my current low mile shell ,I don't have storage anymore ,cars don't store well  :( had to drop 2 carltons when i lost the storage i had , and by drop , i mean scrap  :'( 2 good cars  :'(
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #64 on: 30 April 2019, 12:35:17 »

back to the original topic
mileage showed 036672 on the ebay listing
it's been for an mot
Date tested
24 April 2019
FAIL
Mileage
36691 miles

Do not drive until repaired (dangerous defects):
Brake pipe leaking on a hydraulic braking system front to rear (1.1.11 (b) (ii))

Repair immediately (major defects):
Anti-lock braking system warning lamp indicates an ABS fault (1.6 (b))
Electronic stability control warning lamp indicates a fault (7.12 (e))
Supplementary restraint system warning lamp indicates a fault (7.1.6 (a))

Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):
steering and suspension components rusty

I expected much worse TBH

yes i am nosy  :D ;D
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #65 on: 01 May 2019, 14:09:28 »

back to the original topic
mileage showed 036672 on the ebay listing
it's been for an mot
Date tested
24 April 2019
FAIL
Mileage
36691 miles

Do not drive until repaired (dangerous defects):
Brake pipe leaking on a hydraulic braking system front to rear (1.1.11 (b) (ii))

Repair immediately (major defects):
Anti-lock braking system warning lamp indicates an ABS fault (1.6 (b))
Electronic stability control warning lamp indicates a fault (7.12 (e))
Supplementary restraint system warning lamp indicates a fault (7.1.6 (a))

Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):
steering and suspension components rusty

I expected much worse TBH

yes i am nosy  :D ;D
I'm glad you are nosy, it's made me much happier now with my extravagant purchase and I'll keep driving it regularly to discover more of it's charms..! A/C recharge next on the list, and see how long that lasts before having to investigate where all the gas is escaping to. :)
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #66 on: 01 May 2019, 18:43:49 »

back to the original topic
mileage showed 036672 on the ebay listing
it's been for an mot
Date tested
24 April 2019
FAIL
Mileage
36691 miles

Do not drive until repaired (dangerous defects):
Brake pipe leaking on a hydraulic braking system front to rear (1.1.11 (b) (ii))

Repair immediately (major defects):
Anti-lock braking system warning lamp indicates an ABS fault (1.6 (b))
Electronic stability control warning lamp indicates a fault (7.12 (e))
Supplementary restraint system warning lamp indicates a fault (7.1.6 (a))

Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):
steering and suspension components rusty

I expected much worse TBH

yes i am nosy  :D ;D
I'm glad you are nosy, it's made me much happier now with my extravagant purchase and I'll keep driving it regularly to discover more of it's charms..! A/C recharge next on the list, and see how long that lasts before having to investigate where all the gas is escaping to. :)
a set of r134a gauges and a single stage vac pump can be had for less than 100
your air dryer will need changing anyway  :y
once you have the kit,finding and fixing leaks etc will be cheap,then you can DIY it from then on, just an idea ,appreciate your a busy man .
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #67 on: 01 May 2019, 21:21:17 »

back to the original topic
mileage showed 036672 on the ebay listing
it's been for an mot
Date tested
24 April 2019
FAIL
Mileage
36691 miles

Do not drive until repaired (dangerous defects):
Brake pipe leaking on a hydraulic braking system front to rear (1.1.11 (b) (ii))

Repair immediately (major defects):
Anti-lock braking system warning lamp indicates an ABS fault (1.6 (b))
Electronic stability control warning lamp indicates a fault (7.12 (e))
Supplementary restraint system warning lamp indicates a fault (7.1.6 (a))

Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):
steering and suspension components rusty

I expected much worse TBH

yes i am nosy  :D ;D
I'm glad you are nosy, it's made me much happier now with my extravagant purchase and I'll keep driving it regularly to discover more of it's charms..! A/C recharge next on the list, and see how long that lasts before having to investigate where all the gas is escaping to. :)
a set of r134a gauges and a single stage vac pump can be had for less than 100
your air dryer will need changing anyway  :y
once you have the kit,finding and fixing leaks etc will be cheap,then you can DIY it from then on, just an idea ,appreciate your a busy man .


Unless your going to be doing air-con on a few cars, it's better using and paying someone to connect it up to a dalek,,  r134a will cost upwards of 200 for a cylinder. Most air-con problems are condenser,  leaking. Omega condenser can be had for @70.
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #68 on: 02 May 2019, 10:24:42 »

If you're doing it yourself don't you also (technically) have the problem of disposing of anything still left in the system, as well? Of course there's probably nothing left in there..

Also .. welcome new member who makes exhausts in Northants.
* aaronjb looks at kit car in the garage
Are you reasonably priced?  :D :D
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #69 on: 02 May 2019, 10:46:56 »

If you're doing it yourself don't you also (technically) have the problem of disposing of anything still left in the system, as well? Of course there's probably nothing left in there..

Also .. welcome new member who makes exhausts in Northants.
* aaronjb looks at kit car in the garage
Are you reasonably priced?  :D :D
   

As for disposing of old refridgerant, just let it go, bit late worrying about the ozone layer after years of driving V6 gas guzzling barges. :D

Aaron looks at kit car again, says "I might get this finished before I retire"  :)
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #70 on: 02 May 2019, 10:58:19 »

If you're doing it yourself don't you also (technically) have the problem of disposing of anything still left in the system, as well? Of course there's probably nothing left in there..

IF there is anything left in the system (checked with said gauge ) you probably don't have much of a leak ,top up ,job done
IF the system is empty , it will be full of air ,and moisture , which needs removing ,along with replacing the air dryer, and fixing the cause of the leak.

surely better than squirting cans of stop leak and r134a in that will just leak out again in a leaky system full of moisture ,



Unless your going to be doing air-con on a few cars, it's better using and paying someone to connect it up to a dalek,,  r134a will cost upwards of 200 for a cylinder. Most air-con problems are condenser,  leaking. Omega condenser can be had for @70.

small cans of r134a available , you don't have to buy a big cylinder ,

As Mr 456lbft has paid quite a bit for his Omega , I expect he'll be keeping it long term ,so investing in the tools to resolve air con issues may pay dividends long term.
taking it to an "air conman"  ;D  will probably involve a few costly trips ,check system,order parts,fit,check,fill

a system empty can be checked under pressure with air to find leaks ,check the electrics are all working (only briefly) etc etc ,plus a long overnight check to see what drop in pressure occurs (not a 15 minute vac check on a darlek) , then vac out ALL moisture ,fix issues , then when the system is gas tight ,put R134a in , which has to be better than releasing loads of gas into mother earth , not that i'm a tree hugger  :P

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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #71 on: 02 May 2019, 11:01:05 »

Aaron looks at kit car again, says "I might get this finished before I retire"  :)

Steady on, let's be sensible here.. ;D :-[ :(
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #72 on: 02 May 2019, 11:23:00 »


Aaron looks at kit car again, says "I might get this finished before I turn my toes up!"  :)

FTFY BG!   ;)  ;D
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #73 on: 03 May 2019, 15:38:32 »

back to the original topic
mileage showed 036672 on the ebay listing
it's been for an mot
Date tested
24 April 2019
FAIL
Mileage
36691 miles

Now MOTed  :)

MOT valid until
29 April 2020
Mileage
36693 miles
(so another 2 miles)

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steering and suspension components rusty  :o ;D

So, another one saved  :y
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Re: Low Mileage 3.2 MV6 on eBay
« Reply #74 on: 07 May 2019, 17:27:47 »

It's back on e bay surprise surprise  : ;D
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