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..... and here it is!



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My 'stock' front exhaust section was dropped into the fitting bay thisafternoon....

Guy already has my two 'olives' + gaskets... ready 2 roll




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.... got the Exhaust pipe fitted... No Problems.



Business end of headder...




UNFORTUNATELY (fortunately..!) the fitter was their MOT [Vehicle Inspection Test] guy....



.... he wasn't too enamoured of this lot! The fuel lines [front ones in this picture] are fubarred but not a 'fail' for the Test...

His advice is to track back under the plastic cover, along the floor >> back a foot (pipes are not corroded) >> and get a section of new brake pipe joined/running back to the rear end. He did note that the pipes must be 'correctly restrained/clipped' per factory [good as..] so I better be careful with the plastic clips.

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... In for radiator fitting just now - but I'm being 'squeezed in' for the brake & fuelly line replacement

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... though this is listed as for an 'automatic trans' E9x model >> it fits real neat!!



sadly not time for pipe repairs... Back in Monday


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Garage have replaced the rear sections of brake lines and replaced the short piece of fuel line.

The total charge, for swapping out the Rad [I gave them] + Antifreeze mix & Labour on pipes/materials + Bleeding off....

60 UKPounds!


... they are a great bunch of lads....


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... and here is the finished job... cut & joined to replace weak corroded sections.







.... Feel much happier with 'Good Metal' under my foot/floor!!

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... trying this 'cheappo' gasket, on the cam box leak.



13 UKPounds, including the tube of non-setting Blue Hylomar.

Will report back....


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We have just returned from a short trip - 275 miles - across the other side of the country (ha ha - not a US 'coast to coast'!).

I discovered my passenger rear tyre had a slow so, upon getting home again, I called at my local tyre guy and he found two little nails (like picture frame pins) in it...

He also declared my Brand New exhaust was leaking/chuffing sounds??

He put us up on the ramp and found the 2into1 Y was a failed weld... He is ordering a FOC replacement.

He hasn't charged for the plug repairs... and might squash the charge for 'inconvenience' over the Ex

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Hooray.... The tyre/exhaust guy waived the charge, for the tyre repairs, as I have been messed about over the muffler fault.

My contact in Ireland has sorted a replacement plastic grille & it is coming over by courier end of next week.
The grille on my car has been broken since I got it... And there are no breaker cars to be found about my area. Net 'searches' nationally found one but way.. way.. too pricey



Another 'irritation' /snagg ticked off my list....

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When I had my Annual Test [UK = M.O.T] I had the two ribbed belts replaced.

The other day, just as I started up - in the dark and cold - the belts were squealing and my PAS was very jerky/kickback!

I have contacted my garage and they will [Free of Charge] recheck the tension/adjust tomorrow morning - as I wait in the office.

Top Dollari service.....


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My grille arrived yesterday...

Unpackaged and wiped over with degreaser. Will be painting and fitting up in the next day or so

.... you can see, here, why I'm up for a 'good used' replacement..








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From RED..... to this.....



It is very cold outside today but the aerosol tin has given a good coat & no runs!!


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Yo! RatLukk ha ha



5 minutes to swap out...

Very nice, thankyou

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.... Since getting my car I have had no "Number 1 Speed" on the fan selector.

Thismorning I lost "Number 2 Speed"...

This leaves me with Noisy No.3 or Howling No.4


Extensive Webhunting has produced some sobering facts...

Orig Part 87138-20130 (Carina2/Corona/Camry) around 50UKpounds.

Some breakers, claiming 'good used' [like..Yeah!], around 20UKpounds.

....... being a bit of a 'leftfield' guy, I looked further into what was out there.

I FOUND SOMETHING !!

Honda Civic/Rover 200/25... around 7UKpounds

.... looking at them both, you might agree, not a lot of modding will have the Civic part in place of the Toyota one?






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