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That's the ones Jim :)

They should be ideal for either of Steves as colder plugs are best for lpg :)

I think when I had my coupe I went three grades cooler but then it did run big boost for a short period before I went to a more sedate boost approach :D

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It was the Team WFA works outing today. We went to London on the train and visited the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.

It traces London Public Transport right from horse-drawn buses and sedan chairs right up to the present day with everything in between. The museum is absolutely and utterly excellent and worth every penny of the £15 years' membership you buy to visit :-D

It's a real must-see. It is an example of how a museum should be.

We then had some absolutely excellent fish 'n' chips is a Covent Garden chippie called Rock, Sole and Plaice. Delicious :-D

We then had a look round the Science Museum and after the LT Museum it was not nearly so good although the big engines, the space section and the history of computing is good.

I can't help thing the Science Museum has lost its way a bit but in its defence, there is a lot of refurbishment and change going on...

All in all one very excellent day out indeed :-D

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Had an excellent run down to Somerset to see Dad yesterday. On the way back I called in to see an old friend in Frome.

I went there in the V6 and it ran gorgeously. The bvack box has had it and the hole in in is gradually getting bigger. I need to source a new back box and I'm contemplating having a stainless one made.

I have two brand-new mid-sections but no back boxes in stock at the mo...

On the journey down I went the normal fast route via the A34 and A303. On the way back I came the alternative route via the A361 through Devizes, Swindon and the A420.

It's about 30 miles shorter, almost as fast, scenic, interesting and fun, unlike the A34/A303 which is just a long boring tedious dual carriageway...

I think I'll be using the Frome route as my first choice from now on...

Later today, after Karate, I'll be looking at the foglight problem on my Activa and doing a last MOT check before it goes in for a real one on Wednesday...

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I've won the lottery!!!!!!







£25....


:mrgreen:

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Result on the win Jim, a few noughts on the end would have been nice. The stainless backbox will look good.

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CitroJim wrote:I've won the lottery!!!!!!







£25....


:mrgreen:
so all FCF members are getting cream cakes on Sir Jim :eye: :dom: :wiggle: :yikes: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:

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Woooo don't go spending it all once Jim! :D

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citronut wrote:
CitroJim wrote:I've won the lottery!!!!!!







£25....


:mrgreen:
so all FCF members are getting cream cakes on Sir Jim :eye: :dom: :wiggle: :yikes: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:
No, but there's fruitcake, scones, chocolate brownies and flapjacks here :wink:

I'm now going to have a celebratory cup of tea before getting stuck into the Activa...

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How much exhaust will £25 buy?

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:How much exhaust will £25 buy?
On a V6 that should just about buy the rubber hangers James :wink: :twisted: :lol:

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Hangers plural? Are you sure Jim? They've got cheaper. ..

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Jim, a quick diversion OT, but on a lexia on the V6 engine is there a screen to monitor the temp reading from all three temp sensors as the only ones I can find are the 2 engine sensors marked as LH and RH???

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KP wrote:Jim, a quick diversion OT, but on a lexia on the V6 engine is there a screen to monitor the temp reading from all three temp sensors as the only ones I can find are the 2 engine sensors marked as LH and RH???
Yes, it's an oddity that Lexia reports there are two but in fact there's only one Will, the green one on the top hose casting..

The blue one, pretty well hidden, does the gauge only..

Fixed my Activa foglights. It was a corroded green connector behind the LH side of the front bumper by the horns...

Cleaned and all good. It can be got to by taking the arch liner out... Or at least on mine it could be... In doing this I find my Activa has all the cruse control wiring in place...

Now I find the headlight washers are not working... I expect it's the pink relay which on an S1 Activa is under the RH front arch liner..

I'll be checking this afternoon after lunch..

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Ahh ok cheers Jim :) the gauge sensor for the dash, is it hard to get to or is it normal they are a little different?

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KP wrote:is it hard to get to or is it normal they are a little different?
The gauge sensor is a bit 'interesting' to get to Will :twisted:

It is normal the gauge reads differently to the Lexia as the blue sensor is effectively in the bottom hose and the green sensor, the one you see in the Lexia, is effectively in the top hose. Therefore the blue sensor (gauge) sees cooler water.

The blue sensor is actually screwed into the block near the bottom of the rear bank water jacket.