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by thamestyres
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: pride of longbridge 15 april
Replies: 10
Views: 4672

pride of longbridge 15 april

anyone else going.. have any convoy's been arranged.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: PhotoBucket Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

Re: PhotoBucket Jan 2017

I have had some problems lately, mostly it is just very slow, you need to wait long periods while it loads itself, probably to many adverts all the time.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: dads mgf
Replies: 12
Views: 5431

Re: dads mgf

as above mike my condolences.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: the annual Merry Christmas thread
Replies: 11
Views: 4591

Re: the annual Merry Christmas thread

merry Christmas to everyone.. best wishes to all in the new year... regards ricky
by thamestyres
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: brooklands new years day
Replies: 3
Views: 3043

brooklands new years day

will be going to Hartley wintney in the morning and Brooklands in the pm both a good variety of cars https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserReviews-g503832-d982444-r246943002-The_Phoenix_Inn-Hartley_Wintney_Hook_Hampshire_England.html http://www.classicshowsuk.co.uk/classic-car-show-event-information...
by thamestyres
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 67
Views: 29924

Re: the "mad maestro"

was out meeting some fellow car friends a couple of weeks ago, someone approached me about the car and implied that they might know someone (as they do).. but admiring the car as well, while taking some photo's and video's it cut out.... and would not restart.. turns out the cambelt jumped a few tee...
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: KV6 Water Pump
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: KV6 Water Pump

bearing in mind that bmw only wanted mini, how well would rover have done if they had not been sold off and had mini themselves.. might have been the saving of them.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: KV6 Water Pump
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: KV6 Water Pump

bmw worked there magic all over the engine and systems, the 800 ran a mems2j management whereas the 75 ran a siemens system.. where the change on the 800 was short lived (only a couple of years) most diagnostics systems didn't bother with the 825, hence a lot of our diagnostic type issues, a lot of ...
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4561

Re: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?

was free on you tube.. I don't have a fire stick.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4561

Re: Anybody tuning into Amazon; The 'GT' ?

i thought it was quite good on the whole, very familiar as was said, but when its right its right, so far over and above the chris evans rubbish.. regards ricky
by thamestyres
Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: KV6 Water Pump
Replies: 20
Views: 5455

Re: KV6 Water Pump

the kia Sedona also uses the kv6 engine and the water pump is the same as the 800.... the 75 pump has a couple of the bolt holes in a different place.. I have used the Sedona pump, and it is spot on... should be available at any good parts supplier.. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-OEM-QUALITY-Water-P...
by thamestyres
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 67
Views: 29924

Re: the "mad maestro"

the guys in work thought it was funny that I failed the mot first time around... but the way I thought about it, its being sold and with my name on it, it needs to be right.. took it out today to get lunch that clutch is heavy, I have got a pedal shaped impression on the ball of my foot.... but its ...
by thamestyres
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 67
Views: 29924

Re: the "mad maestro"

done mot this morning, failed it on emissions... new lambda sensor later and it passed easily, my car is jan 86, so must be below 4.5%.. finished up 3.7%, bearing in mind this system is for a 2 litre 16v, and mine is a 2 litre 8v.. seems slightly smoother as well, got home this evening and taxed it....
by thamestyres
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: the "mad maestro"
Replies: 67
Views: 29924

Re: the "mad maestro"

been playing on the car today... the mixture is now down to 4.3% until I take the breather of the intake, then its 3.8% so next step oil change, have cleared all adaptions, cleaned the nearly new plugs (well years old but only a couple of k miles).. can within the diagnostics change the timing and i...
by thamestyres
Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Car Chat
Topic: The value going up?
Replies: 14
Views: 5009

Re: The value going up?

tom and I bet the rover has less issues than the audi.. regards ricky