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by helen&tony
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Engine block heater
Replies: 13
Views: 309

Re: Engine block heater

Hi There is a fact sheet in the members area...Look at the Engine Pre-heater fact sheet on how to fit the Kenlowe heater. If it's just a case of starting up in cold weather, there are a variety of additives for diesel engines . We get minus 25 C some years where I live and they works down to that te...
by helen&tony
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: International
Topic: Bongos in Denmark?
Replies: 7
Views: 670

Re: Bongos in Denmark?

Hi Your best bet is to consult a local lawyer on the subject...Every country has it's own regulations , regardless of the old wives tales that you hear , and like most aspects of life in another country are subject to their own regulations....The EU does NOT rule everything in the whole of Europe......
by helen&tony
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Fuel pump seal
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Fuel pump seal

Hi I've done the seals before, but this appears to come from above the domed plate????...It's conceivable that it could be spraying upwards???...but in the new year, I'll probably get a new pump....and then there's the issue of finding someone to fit it!.....LOL....I know how, but I don't have the p...
by helen&tony
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Fuel pump seal
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Fuel pump seal

Hi I have / had a starting issue, changed another couple of vacuum lines, even though they appeared undamaged, and the starting was fine???...BUT, there's a leak on the fuel pump (diesel) side plate that the throttle arm fits onto...just above the side-plate (domed) which retains the piston assembly...
by helen&tony
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: John Sheldrick (Francophile1947) RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Re: John Sheldrick (Francophile1947) RIP

Hi
Sad news...And an affable guy with good humour
Cheers
Helen
by helen&tony
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: vacuum or fuel
Replies: 8
Views: 316

Re: vacuum or fuel

Hi
Plonkatronix,
I am sure it will get sorted...The vacuum side of things seems a good place to start, and if no joy, I'll get a new pump...which I plan anyway...
Cheers
Helen
by helen&tony
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: vacuum or fuel
Replies: 8
Views: 316

Re: vacuum or fuel

Hi Ady After I wrote that, I thought you meant the fuel pump....The solenoids are a complete new (S/H) set I replaced (from Bongobits) last year...I haven't done more than a couple of thousand Km since then...I looked at the suppliers of diaphragms earlier this morning...I can only find one...do you...
by helen&tony
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: vacuum or fuel
Replies: 8
Views: 316

Re: vacuum or fuel

Hi Ady That's what I was thinking...vacuum, but I can't see any damaged pipe, and I've replaced most. Vac pump diaphragm...Is there one in the actual pump?....the only exploded diagram I could find just shows slinging vanes ???....Can the diaphragm be bought, or is it a new / second hand pump? Think...
by helen&tony
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: vacuum or fuel
Replies: 8
Views: 316

vacuum or fuel

Hi I have trouble starting. 2.5 diesel, new battery, new fusible link vac solenoids replaced complete, all vac hoses replaced/ or examined, new plugs last year ...only done a few thousand Km....Once started, slight cough, and runs perfectly. Banjo filter cleaned, no fuel tank vacuum, and prefers sta...
by helen&tony
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Front inner arches
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Front inner arches

Hi nth well...a lot of terms in most trades , jobs and professions have been dropped to make it easier, as has a considerable amount of skill and knowledge, so that each sector of our workforce has minimum ability according to reduced requirements, and the difference in knowledge is made up by check...
by helen&tony
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Front inner arches
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Front inner arches

Hi Bongolia Yes....I remember those names...not all,but I have to look them up sometimes...I copied that one (flitch plates) from an "Automotive Dictionary", but there are a fair few car dictionaries and I can't find that one again. Sadly, nobody uses the correct terminology these days, as it's easi...
by helen&tony
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Admin & Club Matters
Topic: Accessing Members Area: Problems With Chrome?
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Re: Accessing Members Area: Problems With Chrome?

Hi Geoff No...no problems! Not a word I am fond of at the moment......"computers"....complete failure during the week!...it was a new 'puter jobbie!...hard drive mashed, motherboard.....Hey....the fan worked!!!....Complete new 'puter built!......Days of re-installing ....GGgggrrrr...and don't mentio...
by helen&tony
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Front inner arches
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Front inner arches

Hi Yes, Bongolia, spot on...I have always known them as flitch plates, and i've not long been repairing my own cars....only 54 years, I'm afraid...LOL...after getting a quote from a garage , who thought the "silly woman" incapable, and quoted ridiculous money.....so I learned Here's a quote: Automot...
by helen&tony
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Glass Fibre High Top
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Glass Fibre High Top

Hi I've had a reply via New Dawn from Drivelodge, and as they have a referral, they can supply. They obviously have agreement to only supply to their dealers, which is very fair...so I'll thank them both today / tomorrow. Next step is to find out how to get permission to convert over here. I can't j...
by helen&tony
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Glass Fibre High Top
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Glass Fibre High Top

Hi Ian... I'll make that my first job this afternoon...write and inquire...If the're able to pass one over, I have a few contacts who can transport...I have a plan to drive to mid-France and back, (depending on visas after the brexible nonsense)I like the practicality of the ice-cream top...even the...