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by norma
Sun May 26, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Engine out/investigate gearbox
Replies: 39
Views: 31682

Re: Engine out/investigate gearbox

can't you squeeze in a quick track day first?
by norma
Mon May 13, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Engine out/investigate gearbox
Replies: 39
Views: 31682

Re: Engine out/investigate gearbox

sounds like you're cracking on.
Mine's looking at spending year 3 on ramps :-(
There's a broken VX220 to fix first as well!
Oh and a 3 week old daughter..... may as well give up now :lol:
by norma
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Engine out/investigate gearbox
Replies: 39
Views: 31682

Re: Engine out/investigate gearbox

that is VERY good service, price seems ok too to be honest.
by norma
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Engine out/investigate gearbox
Replies: 39
Views: 31682

Re: Engine out/investigate gearbox

If I'm just chasing a thread and I haven't got a tap then I just use a cutting disc on a grinder and cut 2 or 3 slits up a bolt to accomodate any swarf and then use that - normally does the trick.
by norma
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Engine out/investigate gearbox
Replies: 39
Views: 31682

Re: Engine out/investigate gearbox

hmmmm, you may live to regret the threadlock! :shock:
good luck.
by norma
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Chassis, suspension, steering and tyres
Topic: Lower ball joint part number
Replies: 7
Views: 8494

Re: Lower ball joint part number

well, I might have some spare ones lying around as I have a rose joint setup ready to fit now.
I can have a look if you like.
Alex
by norma
Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Chassis, suspension, steering and tyres
Topic: Lower ball joint part number
Replies: 7
Views: 8494

Re: Lower ball joint part number

as far as I know, QR1774RHT is a right hand thread, sounds like the wrong part in the right box!?

Another Alex :lol:
by norma
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: Engines, gearboxes, differentials, brakes, etc...
Topic: Starting -- again !!!
Replies: 3
Views: 5400

Re: Starting -- again !!!

sounds like she suffers from SAD!
All my cars do that if left unloved for too long.....
by norma
Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: What doesn't fit anywhere else
Topic: diesel's
Replies: 18
Views: 17036

Re: diesel's

wow! thats pretty good for a sporty diesel, my 3.0tdi does 30-35 depending upon driving distance/style.... so best of both worlds for you eh?
by norma
Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: What doesn't fit anywhere else
Topic: diesel's
Replies: 18
Views: 17036

Re: diesel's

sounds great - diesel tuning doesn't seem to have a down-side?????

I didn't want to remap my 3.0tdi, so bought an RS4 instead :lol:
by norma
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rear trailing links
Replies: 30
Views: 25766

Re: Rear trailing links

great! look forward to fitting them, will take a while as I have 3 broken cars at present, and the poor stylus is at the back of the garage so last on the list :-(
by norma
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rear trailing links
Replies: 30
Views: 25766

Re: Rear trailing links

Thanks Rob - may trundle down one day when Norma's back on the road!!
by norma
Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rear trailing links
Replies: 30
Views: 25766

Re: Rear trailing links

hmmmm, sounds like zero offset wheels might be the easiest/quickest solution then........
by norma
Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rear trailing links
Replies: 30
Views: 25766

Re: Rear trailing links

no problems with arch mods - thats already on the list.... MKII uprights 15"x7" ET20 I think the arches I've bought will give me about 30mm each side, but the wider the better - I don't mind extra bodywork mods if you think 50mm's is that way to go. I want it to look fat 'n low. I think spacers on t...
by norma
Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Rear trailing links
Replies: 30
Views: 25766

Re: Rear trailing links

ooh, I fancy increasing the front track!!!!