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Is It Brake Binding

Tweet Am I in a Bind? Next thought is that a brake pad is binding and some cleaning and grease may fix it! I pull the pins and polish them and refit with high temperature copper based grease. Everything moves … Continue reading

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Cruising South Until I’m Shaking All Over

Tweet TIME FOR A BREAK Once again cruising down to the south west of the state to visit family and enjoy the quiet and lifestyle of farm life. In the shadows of the Porongurups it’s mostly cool air, rain and … Continue reading

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Heater Not Heating So Well

Tweet Not So Cosy It is that time of the year where the temperatures outside are not of the overheated kind but the complete opposite! When it’s 5 Degrees C and the wind chill is 10 or more degrees colder … Continue reading

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Water Pump Failure Part 2

Tweet Water Pump becomes more than expected! So I have solved my issues with the water pump – took some time to find a replacement as there are several varieties for the 302W – used in the Mustang, light trucks … Continue reading

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Water Pump Failure

Tweet A Green Puddle Under the Car! Parked the car at the top of the drive while I moved another out of the way when I spotted a green puddle under the BeaXT! Clearly a coolant leak so time to … Continue reading

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DUE SOUTH – Cruising with the Veterans

Tweet In between painting and repairing the BeaXT I heard a community radio promotion for the local Veteran car club – they were planning a cruise on Sunday! I did a similar run with them with my daughter a few … Continue reading

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Sanding – Filling – Priming – Base coat – Clear coat

Tweet Step 1 – Remove Boot Lid and Sand So here we go! Not much to say really I think the photos show and say it all but the first day was all about preparation! Step 2 Base Coat First … Continue reading

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Gone Bush

Tweet Working Holiday! In August I was in the fortunate position of having to drive to the south west of the state – near Napier to be precise – to work and holiday at the same time! A family member … Continue reading

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New Windscreen In!

Tweet Laminated Windscreen Well the big day arrives and I gingerly drive the car through the morning traffic to the repair shop for the big fitting of my – laminated tinted windscreen! Every bump worries me as the lack of … Continue reading

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An Open and Locked Case!

Tweet Locked out! Went to get some gear from the car boot and found the lock was rather tricky to open with the key! I quickly realise that it is on the way out! Solution is a new lock after … Continue reading

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