Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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citronut wrote:i think you need to rip out all that orible Rhino= renault junk and fit dershy bits instead :roll: :twisted: :-D :rofl2:

it wouldn't fit, the gearbox is at the wrong end :rofl2:

The motor that's in it is less than 10,000 miles old since it was rebuilt. It's not bad at all. It doesn't stop though. That's the fun part. I'd bring it down to you to sort it out if I had any way of getting it there! Needs towing on a bar or A-frame.
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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northern_mike wrote: I think some of the pingfuckit springs that Malcolm mentions are *old* and may have shortened. I'm not 100% sure.
they dont usually shrink Mike they are very tight though,

with years of being put on and off they usually streach
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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They look like the ends might have chipped off, and they're not quite hooked any more. Should the adjusters have "top hats" on them, or just be as they are in the picture?
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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i can send you contact details of a guy i use for car recovey :twisted: :roll: :-D
Regards, malcolm.

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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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i just looked up Mintex online catalog

then search Renault 4

have a look here Mike

http://www.brakebook.com/bb/public/appl ... arch.xhtml" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Regards, malcolm.

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1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:Not to put you off, Davie, but I think your son will then say something like "As you wouldn't get me a quad bike I'll use this instead", especially if you get the race tuned engine fitted!
He would probably roll it doing a handbrake turn with it's lack of back wheels.

I'm gonna up my offer for it to two happy meals and ill keep the c2. That's a roundabout way of saying the c2 is worth less than a happy meal!
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Handbrake? Ha. It just about has enough capability to pass the MOT. It's much more fun getting the back to slide out on a fast bend, and with two wheels at the front it's really very stable indeed.

I'd be interested in the C2 myself if it was only 2 happy meals.

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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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You might be comfortable in it for 22minutes. That's physically. Mentally about 22 seconds. That's about how long it will be before it breaks again :shock: :lol:
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I'm not sure you're going about convincing anyone to buy it in quite the right way..
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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northern_mike wrote:Ha! Your profanity filter didn't get that one :-p
No because the term 'pingfuckit' is a perfectly valid technical term connected with working on small assemblies that fly apart into a million bits when disturbed...
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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CitroJim wrote:
northern_mike wrote:Ha! Your profanity filter didn't get that one :-p
No because the term 'pingfuckit' is a perfectly valid technical term connected with working on small assemblies that fly apart into a million bits when disturbed...


i would say :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:

but rolf aint working as he dosent live a Jim's place, well according to Stevey ( myglaren ) :rofl2: :rofl2:

northern_mike wrote: I'd be interested in the C2 myself if it was only 2 happy meals.

you really dont want one of them orible things Mike!!!!!

even though they have a Toyota lump fitted, is has bin built to a very low budget,

the clutches fail at around 30k miles apparently, likewise the water pump completely collapses virtually without warning,

the only thing in there favor is they dont have a cam belt
Regards, malcolm.

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1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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CitroJim wrote:
northern_mike wrote:Ha! Your profanity filter didn't get that one :-p
No because the term 'pingfuckit' is a perfectly valid technical term connected with working on small assemblies that fly apart into a million bits when disturbed...
I remember the company I worked for (quite a few years ago) had a contract to refurbish some IT equipment, including very expensive keyboards. Each key unit had (amongst other small bits) a little spring and cup. On average 1 in 4 keyboards used to come apart awkwardly (PingFUCKIT!), usually with all the springs and cups making a determined bid for freedom. There was no way to identify which keyboards were going to be tricky. This happened in front of my manager once, and after I explained this was a regular event, he asked what he could do to help. I jokingly suggested a baby incubator. I still don't know how, but he got the shell of one, and, although we still had keyboards throwing hissy fits, at least we could find all the bits afterwards.
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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CitroJim wrote:
northern_mike wrote:Ha! Your profanity filter didn't get that one :-p
No because the term 'pingfuckit' is a perfectly valid technical term connected with working on small assemblies that fly apart into a million bits when disturbed...
Sounds like the c2 ' s gearbox lol. I really must make a better effort at selling this thing and start telling lies!
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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daviemck2006 wrote: I really must make a better effort at selling this thing and start telling lies!
i spoz it depends on how much your willing whooooops i mean someone is willing to give you for it to how big the porkies need to be :twisted: :shock: :roll: #-o :-D :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:
Regards, malcolm.

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1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
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Re: Berlingo battles and DRKpers

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Malcolm, as you love Rolf so much we'll see this weekend if we entice him onto the backup server...
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