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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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WINDSCREEN REPAIRS

Tweet In my last post I told the story behind the replacement of the windscreen 30 years ago due to a passing truck throwing up a stone and blasting the screen into hundreds of pieces! This post reveals the real … Continue reading

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New Carpet and Lining

Tweet Floored Now that the headlining is in and safely tucked and glued attention can now be turned to the bare floors! New carpet was ordered quite a while ago and has been sitting in the office patiently waiting to … Continue reading

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Out With the Old Interior

Tweet Just Rip it Out Well the new carpet has arrived some weeks ago and I am just waiting on the headlining to arrive and to find some time between landscaping jobs to strip the whole inside of the car … Continue reading

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Rust Repair In an Old Car

Today the Petrolhead will run you through the steps to doing a little rust repair on an old car. This is the Corolla I bought my daughter so she could learn to drive a manual. I spotted the car in a drive way with a for sale sign and decided to buy it.
It had a very high mileage on an original 1300cc motor. Not much power but absolutely great fun to drive. Continue reading

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REPLACING A DOOR

Tweet This week I wish to share with you the process I went through to replace a rusty door on my daughters little Colt. I have not done this on the Petrolheads Falcon since I have always tried to retain … Continue reading

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