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stef123 last won the day on February 21

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About stef123

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  1. PM me your email address mate
  2. I'm sure our local ford dealer is around £90 an hour in central Scotland.
  3. The last one I done using a Dayco kit and genuine water pump (I always use a genuine pump where I can) and coolant come in around £160 parts so yeah probably about right if you say £50 an hour.
  4. Many petrol engines don't have a filter, simply a 'strainer'.
  5. Off hand I'm sure the book time for just the timing belt kit and belts is 2.9 hours? Waterpump probably adds half an hour or something. For all the extra cost, i would add on having the coolant replaced entirely as they will need to drain 50% of it to do the pump
  6. What bits you stuck at?
  7. Just a standard ford then
  8. What am I looking at here? a fuel tank strap?
  9. I can see that but if you had slowed down and kept rolling which there was plenty of room in front to do so you would likely not have been hit?
  10. The short answer? absolutely no one lol The local council mot station is where we go now, much less hassle as they dont do repair work.
  11. You should have the crankshaft pin fitted but do not move the crankshaft, leave it touching the pin. Your new timing kit should have instruction with it, follow them exactly and that's all there is to it
  12. Is it just my imagination or did you come to a stop on that roundabout for no apparent reason? lol
  13. Possibly diesel in the oil after a regen?
  14. Come on now its a bird doing the video lol. no need to remove the arm either. EDIT - just realised its a female doing the video not the work lol
  15. I have successfully used screwdrivers in the past to remove and fit these stretch belts with no damage - I'm not saying to try it but it can be done. I don't have the special ford tool but I do use one made by lisle tools. Done many of these Zetec engines now with it and works well enough.