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DeanH last won the day on September 23 2017

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  1. Any other takers at 400 quid before I put this on eBay at the weekend? MK2 is unable to collect.
  2. Yeah I drove it there, just needs filling up with fuel as it's not got much in. I can stick some in to get you to the petrol station. Won't be heading down south unfortunately but if you need to get a train up I can pick you up etc. Can usually get a ticket between London and Mirfield for about 20 quid. If you need any more pictures of anything specific just let me know.
  3. PM me if you can come up with a plan and I'm sure we'll agree something. It's not stored at my house but I can easily get there if you need to have it picked up on a recovery truck etc. More info for anyone interested - I think the clutch cable fault is either due to it not having been lubricated when fitting, or a difference in cable. The OEM one that snapped originally had a spring system at the gearbox end, the new one from Euros didn't.
  4. Pedal box is fine, I've had a good look at it when I've been in the footwell hooking the cable up. I believe the previous owner had it replaced but wouldn't like to say for definite. Yes, it's an SE model.
  5. SOLD SOLD SOLD Bought a new car so this one's up for sale. It's mucky and the arches are bubbling but it will get you from A-B and return 50mpg no matter what you do - a good earner. In my ownership it's had a new battery, clutch cable, 2 tyres and a couple of other bits that slip my mind. My only gripe is the recently fitted clutch cable seems to be fiddly to tension. The clutch itself should be fine - it was replaced just before I bought it in 2017 (I believe there's a receipt for this in the documents folder). 140k miles, currently SORN, MOT due 19/3/18, I have no doubt that it will pass many more. Currently parked on family's driveway in Dewsbury (WF17) - good access to m62 and m1. I'll take £500 for it. Could also be open to swapping for a known good PD130 engine (AWX) and some cash my way.
  6. Think I've got to the bottom of this, the vacuum hose between the egr and bulkhead valve had come apart. Must have come loose when the clutch cable pinged off. All works now.
  7. I've had difficulty starting the car some mornings and had to press the accelerator to get the engine to fire up. Felt similar to when the intake manifold gasket perished on my MK2 polo causing a vacuum leak. Any quick tests to check the vacuum pump? I've read test procedures for servo and hoses, I'll do that tonight.
  8. But is there any connection that could relate it to being in neutral rather than in gear?
  9. Yes. Like I say, it could well be a coincidence. The old cable snapped where it connects into the pedal and appeared to be the original.
  10. Clutch cable snapped yesterday and has been replaced (fun job, right?). Could be irrelevant however I'm now noticing a hard brake pedal when coasting in neutral. Absolutely fine when in gear. Brake fluid is fine suggesting a vacuum issue but why only when in neutral? I've had a very quick look over the vacuum line and there doesn't appear to be any damage.
  11. What happens if you start the car with in unplugged and then plug it in?
  12. I think that's where my issue lies then. Is it just a case of getting them out, cleaning them up and refitting with some copper grease?
  13. Yep, wound in fully and still not enough space. Left me thinking either wrong size pads or that those inserts we're sticking out too far. Mine weren't seized to the bolts but seemed to stick out about the same distance that would mean they pads would fit otherwise
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