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by Darkstar
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bypassing the rear aircon system
Replies: 12
Views: 3725

Re: Bypassing the rear aircon system

Removed my rear AC and heating completely, i did mine the hard way, but im told that Mazda sell a blanking kit for the AC, and i just believe you can also blank the cooalnt pipes as well.
by Darkstar
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Removing Decals
Replies: 12
Views: 4685

Re: Removing Decals

Gasy wrote:Toffee wheel
But be carful don't press to hard
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Whatever you do don't get it near anything plastic, it will eat through it like butter.
by Darkstar
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo keeps going flat!!!!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3079

Re: Bongo keeps going flat!!!!!!

Well if the cabling is OK ,grounds etc then it would suggest alternator. Wonder why you are not seeing a generator light up though. Anyone? I didn't have any warning when my alternator went, No dim charge light or anything, except flat battery. Did the engine off/running test and indications were l...
by Darkstar
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: engine block hose fittings
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: engine block hose fittings

Yep that's the ones
by Darkstar
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: engine block hose fittings
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

engine block hose fittings

Hello guys Can anyone tell me what and possible where i can source the press fit hose fittings that exit the engine block a various points to connect the coolant hoses to? I've searched for press fit spigots, end stops, hose connectors, but so far have not found a result, i would of thought those co...
by Darkstar
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: ventilation control "wheel" broken (drivers side)
Replies: 8
Views: 1939

Re: ventilation control "wheel" broken (drivers side)

have you tried an small E clip or flat push nut
by Darkstar
Fri May 20, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Shortly to become a bonggone
Replies: 28
Views: 7691

Re: Shortly to become a bonggone

Good luck buddy
by Darkstar
Thu May 19, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Engine Temp sensor routing
Replies: 5
Views: 1600

Re: Engine Temp sensor routing

sorry i thought you was looking to feed the water level sensor, still thinking the engines under the bonnet. i used a step drill bit to drill a large hole big enough to fit the engine temp sensor (assuming you are fitting it to the rear of head) through the rear inspection plate at the rear of the t...
by Darkstar
Thu May 19, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Engine Temp sensor routing
Replies: 5
Views: 1600

Re: Engine Temp sensor routing

remove glove box, cable gland behind, if I remember correctly there was a little nipple on it, seen from the engine bay, I snipped that and fed cable though from inside, tie wrapped cable to thick metal bracing bar, my readout box was double sided foam taped right of cubbyhole near to left knee, can...
by Darkstar
Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Headrest TV Bracket DIY
Replies: 16
Views: 5038

Re: Headrest TV Bracket DIY

Good job there, i might give it a go myself.
by Darkstar
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Headrest TV Bracket DIY
Replies: 16
Views: 5038

Re: Headrest TV Bracket DIY

great job there, looking forward to seeing it in situe
by Darkstar
Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Headrest TV Bracket DIY
Replies: 16
Views: 5038

Re: Headrest TV Bracket DIY

How about this? Purchase a spare headrest off evilbay, rip of the padding, then attatch tv bracket to headrest frame. Then just swap them over. Might need a small jubilee clip or other means to stop the headrest bracket from sinking. Only thing is you might need an extra hand to depress the headrest...
by Darkstar
Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Ignition switched live supply
Replies: 5
Views: 1164

Re: Ignition switched live supply

My dash cam has a switched live and a permentant live and neutral. With my unit, because it switches off when the battery gets to a certain level to prevent battery drain, it uses the switched live to turn the unit back on when the engine is started.
by Darkstar
Sun Oct 18, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Dash button lights
Replies: 8
Views: 1746

Re: Dash button lights

Model railway shops also sell them.
by Darkstar
Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:44 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: ignition interlock?
Replies: 10
Views: 1582

Re: ignition interlock?

Doesn't anyone use the diagrams any longer ? See 46-300 is the cable of interest! http://lushprojects.com/bongopartsmk2/code=4600B&cat=a2ajra0a&vin=&imgno=.html#11 g8dhe, normally i would use the schematics mainly for pre-planned repairs. but as this was a unexplainable issue, and I was on the way ...