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Even when it's a bit of a 'mare - as most Picasso jobs seem to be - it's still good mental therapy when life in other areas is hard...
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True Jim very true its good to see some light when your in a dark place , it is nice when its all back up & running at least the oil pressure sensor switch is sorted & you know what was done and you got it working again . I recall my dad doing one on a zephyr i think it was years ago didn't take long to do you could see the whole engine nothing blocked by tons of plastic and bolted on extra exhaust bits lol , unlike now a day !
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Huskyxantia wrote: 10 Jan 2024, 10:26 you could see the whole engine nothing blocked by tons of plastic and bolted on extra exhaust bits lol , unlike now a day !
One of the joys of Bluebell, my AX... Everything is easy to get at :) Bluebell has a tenuous link to your Picasso, she too had a duff oil pressure switch when I first got her...
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Always liked the little ax cars.
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I will link my latest happenings here
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So i dont have to re write the same thing
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I love my little AX :D
Huskyxantia wrote: 10 Jan 2024, 17:55 I will link my latest happenings here
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So i dont have to re write the same thing
Just seen it and commented. Excellent work :D
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Air con.
Marc if you would be so kind im needing a diagram of the ac pipe route where it plugs on to from the condenser to car bulk head . Mine was tested before my ownership ,mwas empty due to leaks.
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So there's 2 matrix in side one cold the other hot water type ?
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So everything has been put back the other project i did has been done which was this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164364453907 ... edia=EMAIL =D> =D> it works a treat. The clutch pedal feels so much firmer the bite point is lower smoother & no notchey 1st gear too. I fitted the electronic gadget because i like to see what temperature my coolant system get to and is. Wired to an ignition live and a good clean earth.
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Huskyxantia wrote: 12 Jan 2024, 18:12 So there's 2 matrix in side one cold the other hot water type ?
Yes, the matrix with water in for heating, and the evaporator with (boiling) refrigerant in for cooling.
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I like those gauges! Not expensive either...
Huskyxantia wrote: 12 Jan 2024, 18:15The clutch pedal feels so much firmer the bite point is lower smoother & no notchey 1st gear too.
Excellent news :D
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I've gone and purchased another set for my 308cc . They look much better in real life than the photo i took.
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RichardW wrote: 12 Jan 2024, 21:25
Huskyxantia wrote: 12 Jan 2024, 18:12 So there's 2 matrix in side one cold the other hot water type ?
Yes, the matrix with water in for heating, and the evaporator with (boiling) refrigerant in for cooling.
So as my system was no good can i remove the evaporator ?
The air con has been emptied properly by the dealerships garage into a machine , they said it was virtually empty. I got a rattle from where the matrix things live , if its not connected to the pipes it will have free play ? Wondered what this was rattling . Makes sense now since I've been near the pedals to do the master cylinder too.
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Engine oil level sensor might now have given up as I'm getting top up oil level and no oil ok on the dash , wonder if i might of caught it when changing the clutch master cylinder
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