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    Armidillo liked post by PJ810 On thread : How good a driver are you?
    I used to be OK but my skill has declined considerable now that I drive vehicles with too many driver aids and semi-autonomous gizmos. A few months back I drove 3,000km to and through Victoria and...
    Liked On: 13th July 2018, 04:11 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by COL On thread : A good question....
    Another thing you could do is scan the area with a powerful magnet, you may get lucky
    Liked On: 9th July 2018, 07:18 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by Big Frog On thread : A road trip - destination unknown
    Headed north out of Alice, 60 or so KMs then right onto the Plenty Hwy, described as the longest shortcut in Australia. No towns as such for 811 KMs till Boulia in QLD, fuel is from grazing stations...
    Liked On: 5th July 2018, 06:54 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by JBN On thread : Funnies
    Question: How many days in a week? Answer: 6 Saturdays, 1 Sunday Question: When is a retiree's bedtime? Answer: Two hours after he falls asleep on the couch. Question: How many...
    Liked On: 4th July 2018, 11:19 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by baldrick56 On thread : 505 - Now it won't go
    Thanks Neil, you're probably right - by nature I'm very reticent to fiddle around with anything not directly related to the task at hand. I'll try & explain. Let's suppose I did know that the Rad...
    Liked On: 4th July 2018, 09:08 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by okalford On thread : Funny pics thread
    :eek: 107222
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 11:22 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by gerrypro On thread : CX not starting...
    You say rotor is at number one lead with fly wheel marked at 10 degrees BTDC. Are the exhaust and inlet also both closed on number one cylinder? ( flywheel end ) If not the dizzie is 180 degrees...
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 11:21 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by JohnW On thread : CX not starting...
    Very frustrating I'm sure! Then there's the "how long will the starter motor take this"? I can't advance on Shane's and David's and others' detailed advice. Cupla thoughts though: 1. Is the...
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 07:12 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by Ken W On thread : CX not starting...
    That means timing is too advanced. The spark is firing too early and stopping the piston from reaching the top of travel. If you can get the engine turning over faster that might help but retarding...
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 06:15 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by aymenzant On thread : My 307 2.0L 2004 Petrol stopped and no longer starting
    Thank you guys for all the help provided. I have bought a second hand pump from ASV in Villawood, installed it and the car started instantly...cheers Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 03:27 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by baldrick56 On thread : 505 - Now it won't go
    "Yes but does this starter work any better than the one you took out?" Arma - well it started it, in fact a thorough test of the replacement as a lot of cranking was needed - Louis 505th had...
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 11:11 AM
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    Armidillo liked post by David S On thread : CX not starting...
    There is nothing oddball about the CX carby fuel and ignitions system, so it should not be hard to work out. Firstly, on a '79 carby CX you will find there is a connector just at the battery (red...
    Liked On: 2nd July 2018, 12:16 AM
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    Armidillo liked post by okalford On thread : Funny pics thread
    107142
    Liked On: 29th June 2018, 10:08 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by Big Frog On thread : A road trip - destination unknown
    Bloody hell JBN, you're tough on gearboxes! Touch wood we don't follow suit. Spend the day in the east MacDonald Ranges, Trephina Gorge, did some walks, about 12 KMs worth, lovely spot. Quiet warm...
    Liked On: 29th June 2018, 10:06 PM
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    Armidillo liked post by DoubleChevron On thread : '73 SM Coolant Leak
    Does it have a plastic header tank .... Make sure the tank itself isn't split as well. A tiny crack in a hose that will only spray a fine mist of coolant under pressure (but not leak when there is...
    Liked On: 27th June 2018, 12:03 PM
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