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Forum: TALKING TORQUE 11th July 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 158
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: The Rover P5/P5B

:eek:The fault is Rovers in fitting the cheap over stressed BW 35. The original design was American for 2.5 litre engines in much lighter Bodies.. The American versions were much more robust than the...
Forum: ARTICLES 10th July 2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By sean sherry
Lightbulb Re: LED Headlights

Always the way, I can't find the Site again. Many others come up. I do recall that there was not a recommendation for Mercedes.:) None on the others either.
I switched back to the original bulbs...
Forum: ARTICLES 9th July 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: LED Headlights

I sourced an interesting Site analyzing all the myriad types of LED Headlight Bulbs. A minefield.... what I gathered is that none of them would work in my C Class ! As Patrick explained, the...
Forum: ARTICLES 8th July 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: Windscreen Glass

It seems that everybody goes to O 'Brians. Even the other majors source their Screens from them. I called into them on the North Shore today and was told that they buy from all over the World...
Forum: ARTICLES 6th July 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: LED Headlights

Thanks Patrick... my learning curve is alive and well. I will revert to the original Bulbs. The LEDs in the reversing lights light up my Driveway very well.
:)
Forum: ARTICLES 5th July 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By sean sherry
Question LED Headlights

Having fitted LEDs to my Low Beams... they look very white and bright but on the Road they are very disappointing... the original bulbs where better. ????
The Leds in my reversing Lights are much...
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 5th July 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By sean sherry
Unhappy Re: I can see clearly now!

No escape...... Novus source their Screens from O' Brians. Who get them from China. But what can you do ? Back to the the too hard basket for the moment.
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 5th July 2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: I can see clearly now!

Good result from Novus Tim. I will now go ahead with my claim using them. I had put everything into the too hard basket as I was not getting any positive feedback from anywhere regarding the...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 28th June 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: The Rover P5/P5B

Yes Michael, the Shadows 1 and 2 did corner on their Door Handles..... but there was a kit available from the U. K., Springs and Shocks, that made them stay upright. And with a Transmission Vacuum...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 22nd June 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: The Rover Automatics

Just another experience with Jaguar XJS Automatics.. Even in 100KPH Australia the T 400s gave trouble .. we always found the the earlier fitting of:p Cast Iron BW12 was a better Transmission in these...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 22nd June 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: The Rover P5/P5B

Manual Rover 2000..... I stayed away from all Manual G/Boxes in my Automatic only Workshop. Burnt Clutches and damaged G/Boxes claiming Warranty by incompetent Drivers ! The Clutch Pedal is a Foot...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 21st June 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: The Rover P5/P5B

And yes I know the early Automatic were built like Railway Engines.
The GM Turbo 400 was the later alloy version of the earlier Cast Iron Hydramatic which were Fitted to early R/ R and Bentley and...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 21st June 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: The Rover P5/P5B

Yes Brian the 2000 had the light weight BW 35 which also fell to pieces .. usually the forward Drive ( front Clutches ) :eek:
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 21st June 2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,188
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: The Rover P5/P5B

Well I feel i must comment on the DG getting such a bad press It is an old design which works very well when rebuilt properly. Fitted in large numbers to Jaguars, Humbers ,Ford Zephyrs ,Rovers etc....
Forum: ARTICLES 21st June 2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Windscreen Glass

Yes Fire with Fire !! I have been fighting an insurance Claim against me for 9 months. $750 for what they admit was a tiny scratch on a Bumper which I did not cause. Even the Bill was padded......
Forum: ARTICLES 20th June 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Electronic Ignition

An interesting episode of an older Wheeler Dealers program demonstrated the advantage of switching to Electronic Ignition from Points on a XJ Jaguar. The Spark intensity was improved by a factor of...
Forum: ARTICLES 18th June 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

Yes Brian great minds think alike, I will source a genuine Screen but not a new one.... big $$$$$. There has got to be Screens in the Wrecking Yards... Many Cars are rear ended and also the Wreckers...
Forum: ARTICLES 18th June 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

The C Class has one very bright Low Beam which must be a LED so I'm not expecting any problem with the other one. I have already fitted LEDs to the Reversing lights ,.. turns night into Day !!
The...
Forum: ARTICLES 18th June 2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By sean sherry
Talking LED Headlight Bulbs

Another mine field to choose the correct LEDs. 2010 Class C250 CGI. Every site I have checked either says... not suitable or there is no information. I have given up on the Wind Screen.... nobody...
Forum: ARTICLES 17th June 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: Windscreen Glass

Like extracting a Tooth getting correct information. All I get is that it meets original specifications , no information of the sourse. Rapid Windscreens say that they have a European sourced Screen...
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