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    14th February 2018, 05:34 PM
    Have sent a "private message" Regards Steve
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    6th February 2018, 11:26 AM
    Hi All, With the current dry conditions and the RFS recently running 2 D6 dozers up our road (not floated), our road has turned to talcum. Any tips...
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    30th January 2018, 11:32 AM
    Thanks Jaahn for your thoughts. At present awaiting the mechanic to get back to me about his assessment, not sure when he was looking at it in his...
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    29th January 2018, 02:20 PM
    Correct David, we just had the gearbox overhauled with new synchro on 2nd & 3rd, new input shaft bearing, thrust bearing, pressure plate, friction...
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    29th January 2018, 02:11 PM
    Ok - found this excerpt that covers emission control in the repair manual PDF (hidden in the appendix section, in the basement, in a locked filing...
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    29th January 2018, 09:37 AM
    Spoke with the new mechanic this am. He decided immediately that it is the oil control rings, suggested sending engine to rebuilders. Seemed closed...
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    27th January 2018, 06:02 PM
    Thanks all, Good thoughts in there.Will digest these and Monday back to see a mechanic who hopefully do the leak down test and who is more across...
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    27th January 2018, 11:38 AM
    Here is the engine bay. Arrowed is the connection between aircleaner on right, including the link to the rocker breather. I have run it now with...
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    27th January 2018, 10:12 AM
    It's a 1.4 petrol, no turbo. No it normally runs fine. About 4 weeks ago before the problem, it was intermittently missing. We suspected coil pack /...
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    27th January 2018, 08:11 AM
    Here is a shot of the exhaust, taken after cat clean out. Not great lighting to see quantity of smoke, but may help to troubleshoot.
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    27th January 2018, 07:47 AM
    Thanks Jaahn, Fresh oil and new filter in engine as part of troubleshooting. Old oil looked fine, but low level(1/3). So may not be moisture in oil,...
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    27th January 2018, 06:38 AM
    Hi JoBo, Can you expand on this? What would the leak down test show. A chemical test of radiator showed no combustion gas in coolant. Are you saying...
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    27th January 2018, 06:33 AM
    Thanks for.your thoughts. The cat material was broken into several pieces at the top, the majority was in place and blocked hence the whistling. The...
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    26th January 2018, 08:34 PM
    Hi Jahn I'm not rushing to remove the head, I know that it leaves me with an un running engine. And I have consulted here, and in the UK forums and...
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    26th January 2018, 08:15 PM
    Hi David, The oil is being consumed. Rather being higher level from fuel, it is burning oil and blowing it out the back. After cleaning out the cat...
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    25th January 2018, 08:43 AM
    Hi guys Car still with mechanic. Just a wild thought, is it at all possible for the air cleaner to be blocked / or partially, and it to draw more...
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    24th January 2018, 11:13 AM
    Hi all Left car with mechanic to do tests. They are perplexed, compression in all 4 cylinders is around 220, ( they couldn't find a reference for...
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