Tag Archives: Wear And Tear

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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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

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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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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Water Water Everywhere!

Tweet You know that feeling when you have had 6 hours driving back from the bush and you are exhausted and yet so ready to fire the old girl up again just to hear the burbling old V8! First though … Continue reading

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Brake Rotor Replacement

Tweet Brake Fade Out driving after having returned from trip to the Southwest to visit family and noticed that brakes not really pulling up like normal. At first thought it was maybe air in the system so a flush should … 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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Wires, wires, wires?

Tweet Alarming wiring! Having removed the steering wheel we are now confronted with the components of the turn signal and horn contacts. These are connected to the dash loom by wires feeding down the column and into the underdash area. … Continue reading

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On The STRAIGHT And NARROW

Tweet Well Xmas 2013 has been and gone! I finally have a few quiet days and as is usual (once all the grandkids have been entertained) my mind falls to pretty girls and V8 engines! That’s right my favourite lady … Continue reading

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