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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17265 on: 12 November 2018, 18:07:56 »

Replaced the rear pads on the X260, probably the easiest brake pads I have ever done, a dream of a job.
Same caliper as mine?  Mine was a breeze once I'd rstocked my tools with the right size allen socket, ignoring the fact the seal was slpit and had to be replaced.  They did wind in awfully easily.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17266 on: 12 November 2018, 18:10:47 »

Played with Amba's stereo to sort that mute issue, then repaired my jump leads and put them back in the Jag.  The Omega is never here for me to put a set back in there ;D

Replace back board to solve?
Indeed. We've both seen that fault before.

Only downside is its been a few years since I last stripped one that far, so I had to think about it ;D
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17267 on: 12 November 2018, 19:23:12 »

Had 4 Rainsport 3's fitted to the Mundano, and alignment done. Feels much better, as some adjustment was required. :y
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17268 on: 12 November 2018, 21:53:07 »

ABS lights came on again on the BMW and I lost the speedo as well, so had to press the old Garmin into action again.  :(

After I'd parked up for 20 minutes or so all was well again when I jumped back in.  ::)

I guess the sensor is on it's way out.  :-\
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17269 on: 12 November 2018, 21:59:17 »

They probably don't want to lose their best customer, Terry! ;) ;D
I'm sure they little care, but the first 2.2 they collected lacked differential and gearbox. so was a bit underweight. Today's car was overweight, because I stuffed in the boot a dismantled print machine just to get rid of it.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17270 on: 12 November 2018, 23:15:13 »

Played with Amba's stereo to sort that mute issue, then repaired my jump leads and put them back in the Jag.  The Omega is never here for me to put a set back in there ;D

Replace back board to solve?
Indeed. We've both seen that fault before.

Only downside is its been a few years since I last stripped one that far, so I had to think about it ;D
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17271 on: 13 November 2018, 09:53:47 »

Replaced the rear pads on the X260, probably the easiest brake pads I have ever done, a dream of a job.
Same caliper as mine?  Mine was a breeze once I'd rstocked my tools with the right size allen socket, ignoring the fact the seal was slpit and had to be replaced.  They did wind in awfully easily.

No wind in required!

Ignition on, press down on handbrake release button for 2 seconds, then also floor the throttle for 2 seconds, then ignition off and on again and the caliper motors wind in to maintenance position.

Then pop the sliders out, press the piston back (in my case with bleed nipple open as I don't take risks), insert new pads following a clean up, re-assemble and then clip the wear sensor back (this is a great design!).

Repeat the trick for setting the caliper motors but with the release button in the up position and away you go.

Its also very noticeable how good the Jag pads are, very high ceramic content so minimal disc wear and virtually no dust (clean alloys!)
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17272 on: 13 November 2018, 16:38:18 »

They probably don't want to lose their best customer, Terry! ;) ;D
I'll have another car for them soon.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17273 on: 13 November 2018, 16:48:31 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17274 on: 13 November 2018, 17:01:35 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
I reckon it will be from the engine. HTH.  :)
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17275 on: 13 November 2018, 17:04:09 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
I reckon it will be from the engine. HTH.  :)

Kitty needs a litter tray.  :)
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17276 on: 13 November 2018, 17:06:22 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
I reckon it will be from the engine. HTH.  :)

Kitty needs a litter tray.  :)

I'll install one underneath after I remove it from STEMO's bonce.
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« Reply #17277 on: 13 November 2018, 17:15:13 »

Its also very noticeable how good the Jag pads are, very high ceramic content so minimal disc wear and virtually no dust (clean alloys!)
I wouldn't know, the dickweeds at Lancaster were quoting silly prices, and insisted that was with the discount.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17278 on: 13 November 2018, 17:18:44 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
I reckon it will be from the engine. HTH.  :)

Kitty needs a litter tray.  :)

I'll install one underneath after I remove it from STEMO's bonce.

 ;D ;D ;D

I'll look out for some yobbish driving in a Ranger near me soon.  :D
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #17279 on: 13 November 2018, 17:36:09 »

Found an oil leak form somewhere.  Sigh.  The Ranger can't get here quick enough....
I reckon it will be from the engine. HTH.  :)

Kitty needs a litter tray.  :)

I'll install one underneath after I remove it from STEMO's bonce.

 ;D ;D ;D

I'll look out for some yobbish driving in a Ranger near me soon.  :D

Thinking of upgrading the horn for one of those that sound like a train horn :D
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