On my walk.

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Re: On my walk.

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Actually when I was on my way back from the National, I was on the A14 with cruise control at 60mph and one came past me like I was going backwards! It was a diesel but I don't know what, he must have been doing 75mph. :lol:
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demag wrote:
11 Aug 2017, 23:36
Actually when I was on my way back from the National, I was on the A14 with cruise control at 60mph and one came past me like I was going backwards! It was a diesel but I don't know what, he must have been doing 75mph. :lol:


Maybe its engine had growed like Topsy!!!
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This whole thread has gone topsy turvey
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KennyW wrote:
12 Aug 2017, 09:13
This whole thread has gone topsy turvey

They all do that sir! :twisted:
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KennyW wrote:
12 Aug 2017, 09:13
This whole thread has gone topsy turvey

Chuck in some toffee, fudge, and chocolate, and it would then go Curly Wurly!
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They do say "A finger of fudge is just enough to keep you satisfied"

No thanks, sounds painful
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"They don't like it up them, Captain"

Now, to return to sanity - or, at least, H-vans:-
Not the V8 one then, (a) not diesel (b) would do 100 towing a trailer with 2 2CV shells on it.

One of the foodtruck converters do an engine (& brake) upgrade, so that non-aficionados can use (i.e. buy) them. Dunnu what lump they use, but it employs a R30 (aaaargh, sacrilege!) transaxle!
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I believe there's an electric conversion available too Van...
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Nice day so more work done, drive shafts are finished, front brakes cleaned up and sorted, also a stuck calliper piston, had to get the damned thing out and clean it up so had to bleed the front brakes now have an ABS fault when in drive on the jack, keeps grabbing the disks so maybe a sensor but time ran out.

Changed the oil and filter and air filter, that oil sure was black, so the oil filled bucket is under the car and you drop the spanner you're using for the filter, anyone guess where the spanner lands :(
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Gibbo2286 wrote:
12 Aug 2017, 17:32
so the oil filled bucket is under the car and you drop the spanner you're using for the filter, anyone guess where the spanner lands :(


.........Well at least the spanner won't go rusty now :?
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Gibbo, excellent progress :) Just a bit of 'snagging' left now...

Bobins, :lol:
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Gibbo2286 wrote:
09 Aug 2017, 10:15
It's boring here..................rained off again.

So my old mate gave me an old Dell laptop with XP to use with Diagbox, he said just wipe whatever's on it but I've discovered a lot of family photos, his late wife and the children and decided to save them to disk in case if he don't want them his kids might.

So I managed to burn one folder full but another folder doesn't put up the burn to disk option and I can't think how, any advice?


I never updated you on the burning problem, turned out that the photos had been taken on some super duper SLR camera, when I checked the size they were huge, much too big for the burning programme, scaled them down to size by using the 'email this image' utility and managed to get it all done.

No more progress on the C5 for now sorry.
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Progress on the C5, now in running order............almost, had a ride up and down the close in it, have fixed/cleaned up all the brakes, had a duff ABS sensor LH front which I've replaced but have an ESP problem, code C1310 the yaw sensor according to the diagnostic kit (not Lexia still haven't got that to work on a laptop, my neighbour's grandson lent me a Snap on Solus Edge for the weekend)
Loads of these listed on Ebay new and used, anyone know if it's going to be definitely the unit or maybe something else telling me lies before I lash out the cash? Also is it possible that a good bouncy drive might shake it back into life, it has been standing for near four years.
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That's a lovely result Gibbo :)

And well rescued! I reckon that C5 would have died had you not saved it. Well done!
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The Yaw sensors do seems to fail: https://www.frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/ ... hp?t=48859
I don't know if it is one of those faults that may go away if the car is driven a few times.