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Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:06 pm

Won’t your map be the one done by RRP for the previous engine so won’t be suited to this motor. Good idea to call the engine builder.
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Post by qwakers » Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:11 pm

quite correct. hence sticking my original basemap back on it to start with.

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Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

Post by qwakers » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:55 pm

so on my way home from plymouth..... in the lorry..... and now im broken down, with the police in attendance, on a bend....

im hoping its a injector, but not very likely :(

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Post by qwakers » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:42 pm

mechanic reckons injector.

the benefits of breaking down in the lorry....
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Post by warpc0il » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:44 pm

Have you got a CO detector/alarm?

Running those burners for heat could become an issue...
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Post by qwakers » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:45 pm

yes. :)

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Post by goodeggbob » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:13 pm

Sweet dreams,ZZZZZZZZ

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Post by qwakers » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:32 am

finally home, cornwall comercials is my local recovery company, the only ones for miles, and they where really busy tonight. they ended up sending their only spare wagon, a 7.5ton spec lift, to drag me home on a pole. not much fun, i can assure you!

im very very glad i have recovery! police where great too! closed the road so i could reverse down the road and to a junction.
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Post by Honkytonk » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:19 am

People give the rozzers sh*t, but down in the West country most of them are actually really decent, mostly because other than the odd county lines drug bust, their week is normally pulling over pissed farmers, herding escaped cows, attending the scene of a tourist who's caravan is taller than the bridge they've just tried to go under, or recapturing an escaped swan.

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Post by warpc0il » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:08 pm

qwakers wrote:
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sending their only spare wagon, a 7.5ton spec lift, to drag me home on a pole. not much fun, i can assure you!
Those eastern Europeans, coming over here and taking all our jobs....
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Post by qwakers » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:38 pm

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and yes, im aware he’s a aussie not a pole :) :mrgreen:

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Post by qwakers » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:10 am

injectors where tested yesterday, 1 scrap and being replaced with a exchange unit, 2 passed test and one failed but rebuildable. im having 3 rebuilt anyway, still a Mahooosive bill.........

120+vat each for rebuilds plus 188+vat for replacement on a exchange basis.

so lets look at my car issues at the moment.
the rx8 is awaiting a new tactrix that hasnt arrived yet
rx8 no2 has no clutch
the laguna has no key, i sent it off for repair and havent received it back, i think royal mail have lost it.
and the lorry is broken too..


now the work van can break and ill have no vehicles at all.....

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Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

Post by boosted » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:16 am

I know how you feel....the fleet all running great but theres always a job on 1 or 2 of them then a failure or 2 and stress fest as awaiting jobs manifests into something more serious...
Then theres the mother and father inlaws cars as well..." didnt want to mention but theres a noise" raaaa.
If the final surviving fleet member dies hit me up....im signed off waiting for another op so got Shogun and Scooby sat here doing nothing tax n tested.


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Post by warpc0il » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:19 am

This would be more reliable than any of them
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Post by boosted » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:20 am

Thats cool..x4 dewault battery drills one on each spindle would make it better...

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Post by qwakers » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:18 am

boosted wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:16 am
I know how you feel....the fleet all running great but theres always a job on 1 or 2 of them then a failure or 2 and stress fest as awaiting jobs manifests into something more serious...
Then theres the mother and father inlaws cars as well..." didnt want to mention but theres a noise" raaaa.
If the final surviving fleet member dies hit me up....im signed off waiting for another op so got Shogun and Scooby sat here doing nothing tax n tested.


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thats a very kind offer, but not necessary, and, thinking about it, logistically difficult! if the van breaks theyll have it fixed or replaced within 24hrs, as its leased. the cars are a non issue as long as my boss doesnt find out im using the van for other than work purposes whilst i have no other vehicle #-o

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Post by qwakers » Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:44 pm

tactrix now arrived, connected, and registered to mazdaedit, dump file sent to epifan. just gotta wait for the its ok confirmation and then lob the original map on and do a log.

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Post by qwakers » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:16 pm

qwakers wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:10 am
injectors where tested yesterday, 1 scrap and being replaced with a exchange unit, 2 passed test and one failed but rebuildable. im having 3 rebuilt anyway, still a Mahooosive bill.........

120+vat each for rebuilds plus 188+vat for replacement on a exchange basis.

so lets look at my car issues at the moment.
the rx8 is awaiting a new tactrix that hasnt arrived yet
rx8 no2 has no clutch
the laguna has no key, i sent it off for repair and havent received it back, i think royal mail have lost it.
and the lorry is broken too..


now the work van can break and ill have no vehicles at all.....
£800 later...
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Post by warpc0il » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:18 pm

Injection of cash?
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Post by qwakers » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:20 pm

indeed :)

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Post by qwakers » Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:44 pm

injectors fitted and tested, all running ok, just gotta test drive it and well be back in action.
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Post by qwakers » Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:49 pm

my Christmas day...
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:11 pm

Never seen one of these before, thought it was medicinal until Kathy explained!
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Tool belt? Magnetic?

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