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DTH

Member Since 12 Jun 2008
Offline Last Active Apr 07 2009 09:32 AM
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In Topic: Car keeps breaking down >:-(

12 June 2008 - 04:11 PM

You say its a 95? is it carb fed or injected? Which type of engine?

In Topic: Ford fiesta, failed timing belt.

12 June 2008 - 04:07 PM

Sorry Tim,

Can't comment specifically as I don't know the diesel lumps but if the timing belt has broken then the chances are you are going to have some mangled valves in there, esp. since diesels are significantly higher compression than petrol.

Best thing is to whip the head off and have a look. The next thing to do is make sure you keep up with the maintainance in the future :blink:

In Topic: MOT puzzle

12 June 2008 - 04:04 PM

As he said. Basically the lower wishbones, which just die after a couple of years. Should cost around 10-20 each side from your local motor factors and a dobble to swap over.

In Topic: MK3 Fiesta Classic N reg

12 June 2008 - 03:49 PM

I'm pretty sure that they are a silly odd size, you might be best to nip down to a scrappy whip em out and have a look....

they are definatly smaller than 6x9

Probs not the most helpful post ever I'm afraid.

In Topic: Changing Fiesta (MK3) alternator?

12 June 2008 - 03:45 PM

Hi Winston.

Its not a job I've ever done my self but really shouldn't pose you any problems.

Its a simple swap the wires from one unit to the other, unbolt the old bolt in the new and adjust......