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- Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:09 pm
- Forum: Techie Stuff
- Topic: Overheating - Looking for troubleshooting steps
- Replies: 46
- Views: 1830
The first time your Bongo overheated, all the leaks were fixed. It bled without problems, was running at a very nice temperature and you managed a number of long trips. 😎 As advised at the time, overheating does weaken the aging hoses and associated parts. As another hose has now failed, causing it ...
- Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:08 pm
- Forum: London, Kent & Sussex
- Topic: Where do I fit in?
- Replies: 6
- Views: 116
SLIGHTLY eccentric...Lovely group of people and very helpful. I guess that comes from the qualification to be slightly eccentric to have got involved with a Bongo in the first place
- Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:17 pm
- Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
- Topic: Hardstanding & groundsheets
- Replies: 4
- Views: 598
Good tip about avoiding the rain build-up Bob! Many years ago we came back to ours after torrential rain, to find our small dog floating in her plastic bed, on top of the bulging ground sheet. Like a hover-craft!
- Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:19 pm
- Forum: Bongo Chat
- Topic: Overheating issues with a difference!
- Replies: 27
- Views: 1493
Has anyone attempted replacing the netting without removing the roof? Any tips would be appreciated. Ian G Yes! Here's a link to where Allan has shared some good old VW restoration advice, which saves me typing. 8) It's even easier if you have one person inside and one outside, to pass the needle b...
- Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:59 am
- Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
- Topic: DIY Replacement Flooring Progress
- Replies: 34
- Views: 7793
If 'sotal' doesn't see your question, the info on this list might help you. https://www.igmaynard.co.uk/bongo/forum ... %2BRunners
- Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:49 pm
- Forum: Techie Stuff
- Topic: Roof doesn't click into place
- Replies: 10
- Views: 376
The roof cables run in metal channels. The cables might benefit from a lubrication with chain lube, like you'd use on a bike. (Don't use something that attracts dust.) Obviously lubricate the cables on both sides of the roof. :) It might encourage them to operate fully and the light to go out. Put t...
Bongospares also does bodywork and there's this recommendation from a while ago: https://www.igmaynard.co.uk/bongo/forum ... dy#p525888
...I was suffering from jerky gearchanges especially 1st to 2nd gear quite fierce infact and throughout the drive everything felt very mechanical... ...I am convinced that overtime the filter clogs up and inhibits the flow of atf this combined with less viscous (old) fluid starves the gearbox and e...