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  1. Haynes

    We can blame electronics all day long, I blame laziness lol.
  2. Haynes

    Hayne’s have missed plenty along the way lol. but I have no idea of the answer to your question.
  3. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    What would make them specifically for ford lol
  4. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    This is the set I mentioned earlier. Great for when you can’t really get in to hammer a screwdriver or chisel in lol.
  5. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Earlier in this thread we spoke about ramps, here is the setup I use. When replacing the clutch on the Qashqai, I put the rear on ramps and the front on axle stands. The extensions really do make a difference to getting up them without too much revving and being out of control.
  6. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Did you open the gap with a screwdriver/chisel? makes it much easier lol. I will show you a picture of a useful tool i bought cheap years ago, It works really well for opening the gap. i'll post up a pic shortly. You got lucky if you've had a track rod end drop out and didn't crash
  7. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    You can do the otherside next weekend now you’ve got the practise session done lol.
  8. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    An hour isn’t too shabby. Longest part to me always seems to be jacking the car up and getting the wheel off!
  9. Sudden Gearbox Failure. How?!

    Ask them for the old box back and pull it apart yourself. Ask them for the clutch components back too lol. i guess you won’t get the gearbox back though as they will probably need to send that back to who ever supplied the recon box.

    You’ll need to tell us s bit more info. What springs have you fitted is a good start lol
  11. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Haha! you are correct it is a Nissan, it's a Qashqai.
  12. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Put another shelf up.. buy more stuff lol.
  13. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Your needing a clear out in there mate
  14. Advice on going DIY maintenance

    Those can be a swine at time. Zip the next one off with a grinder lol. 50 points if you can name todays car I was working on. Clearly fitting a clutch before you say it another 5.5 hours of my life gone lol. And! The first time I’ve ever used a clutch alignment tool lol. Always lined them up by eye but with this one the gearbox only slides back onto the subframe so not much space.
  15. Remind me tomorow and I’ll post one up for you.