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by g8dhe
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: So is it time to discuss the effects of Ethanol on Bongo's?
Replies: 7
Views: 806

Re: So is it time to discuss the effects of Ethanol on Bongo's?

I've noticed that if you go for the higher rated octane fuels they tend to be 5% still rather than 10%. Not sure if this is likely to change or not. From my tests done a while ago on the two fuel types I didn't find any significant cost impact in using either fuel type, so I've tended to stick with ...
by g8dhe
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Stuff Wanted/ Free Stuff/Swaps
Topic: Swap Rock-n-roll bed for original seats
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Swap Rock-n-roll bed for original seats

When they converted the van they often remove the two mounting posts for the folding gull wing seats at the rear if they have removed them your going to need those posts welded back in place to make use of the folding seats which might be difficult to obtain!
by g8dhe
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Breaking Bongos
Topic: Rims
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Rims

Welcome,
Check here, FB and eBay as a lot of people change them for alloys and hence have them spare, also the breakers of course.
by g8dhe
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Routing power to LED strip around roof from fuse box.
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Routing power to LED strip around roof from fuse box.

Normal trim panel type clips, sprung metal, so either use the right tool(s) or take care tot to stretch them or let them ping off to be lost, looms run around the top the of the van ceiling feeding down to the switches and items around the van.
by g8dhe
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Routing power to LED strip around roof from fuse box.
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Routing power to LED strip around roof from fuse box.

Follow the existing wiring looms, or pickup the same feeds from the internal lights.
by g8dhe
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Passenger side door latch
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: Passenger side door latch

58-302 is the screw that holds the locking mechanism in place, if you unscrew that then the motor and lock itself will come out of the door once you have released the wire links to the handle and locking button full details of the mechanism here http://www.lushprojects.com/bongopartsmk2/code=5830A&c...
by g8dhe
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: Upgrading the gas supply
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Upgrading the gas supply

Welcome!
Who is asking for a safety certificate ?
As to the work do you have a local garage that might seal the existing drop-out hole and drill a new one and move the vent ?
by g8dhe
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: fan lying in chassis
Replies: 6
Views: 562

Re: fan lying in chassis

Its for cooling the engine housing itself, rather than the engine, as otherwise the seats get rather hot when sat in traffic!
by g8dhe
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: East Midlands
Topic: Bongo Virgin!
Replies: 4
Views: 580

Re: Bongo Virgin!

It would also seem that the supplies of LPG are drying up, we looked at it when we first got our V6 back in 2008 and even then we decided that finding filling stations when touring would be a pain so never bothered. There are very few filling stations in Sussex as well so for local use it seemed lik...
by g8dhe
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Rear Inner Arch replacements
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Rear Inner Arch replacements

I was under the impression that the inner arches were fabricated in-situ, as opposed to bought and welded in!
by g8dhe
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Passenger side door latch
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: Passenger side door latch

Which bit are you trying to gain access to ?
The loop - striker on the "B" pillar 58-570A ?
The motor / lock within the door 58-340 ?
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by g8dhe
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: new member
Replies: 37
Views: 1268

Re: new member

Could be one of the cold start vacuum valves or even the glowplug relay switching off (think it takes longer than a minute however in this cold weather) they might both cause that sort of effect perhaps ?
by g8dhe
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: new member
Replies: 37
Views: 1268

Re: new member

The Hamburger (3-layers) menu at the top left is a good way to find your own and new things,
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after that you need to choose which area of the forum you want to use by clicking the "Forums" button also top left;
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by g8dhe
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Horn Rewiring
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: Horn Rewiring

I've only got on the pre2001 diagrams so its the one you identified;
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There are only a few fuse changes post 2000 and I think they may have moved it into the X02, under the bonnet in the middle fuse box.