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squaddiefox

Member Since 24 Jul 2008
Offline Last Active Oct 16 2010 10:32 AM
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In Topic: noisy tappets

15 April 2009 - 06:10 PM

if you have access to a haynes manual look it up in there. though agood oil changewill help. do you know if the car has full service history?

In Topic: Monster Project...need advice

15 April 2009 - 06:06 PM

everything is possible, but i don't know if the 4x4 system will go in well, but aslong as you know how to wield an angle grinder and a welder in anger you will do ok.

In Topic: Driving...

15 April 2009 - 02:39 PM

i passed my test a month after my 17th birthday, only because i was just finishing my basic training with the army, passed my bike test on my birthday, both licenses through the army. i have a few others aswell. by the time i was 17 and 3 months i could drive artic trucks and a challenger main battle tank! :D

my first car was a BMW 316i 4door with an alpina bodykit and wheels, tuned engine and suspension. (G634 PUE)

no.2 renault 19 1.4 saloon. (J770 UCY)
no.3 honda civic 1.4 3 door. (J161 NDD)
no.4 land rover series 3 2.5D 88inch (YOJ 148T)
no.5 mazda 323 1.3 4 door (B*** NUY)
no.6 back to the renault as the mazda died :lol:
no.7 VW golf mk2 GTi left hand drive with the big bumpers lowered and BBS multispokes (LIP ZZ 722)
no.8 ranger rover classic vogue 3.5litre V8 monster! running around 300 brake. (F30 XVG)
no.9 range rover 2.5VM diesel, off road beast. :D (H225 RDW)
no.10 ford fiesta flame 1.4 16v (still here and being modified)(BV05 OTB)
no.11 land rover discovery 300TDi lots of off road mods. (M221 LYP)
no.12 is on its way which will be another V8 range rover. (TBC)

and im only 21! :D

all my cars have been modified in some way or another, some more than others. since i bought my series three i have always run two cars, one being an off roader (the rangies etc) and the other being my road car. im currently looking for another rangie to replace the discovery tyhat i broke at the weekend! cant be bothered to just change the engine :lol:

In Topic: Am I suffering head gasket failure?

14 April 2009 - 10:39 AM

you need tomake sure the oil isn't getting into the water etc, but i would suggest getting it checked over. are you blowing alot of blue smoke from the exhaust.

In Topic: Keyless Entry + Key in Boot =

14 April 2009 - 10:28 AM

well, once the key is within the bubble of the car it will be communicating with it. im still weary of locking keys in cars. was easy to get into my older cars if i made the mistake, not so in the newer cars.