2021 300 Goals ?

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by TasMan » 28 Jan 2021 11:19 pm

Started the radiator swap.....bumper etc all came off very nicely no broken brackets etc...
This car has always had a wee surprise or two when doing jobs on it....and this time we have a nicely disintegrated radiator mount to deal with...doh...!
Not sure if this is a common problem but more likely due to prolonged weeping of coolant from the rad....anyway, I'm making up a new bracket to be fitted and the local area will be rust treated before I progress further. Found my ambient sensor wiring loom tucked up under the air box and the hole for the sensor so thats another thing ready to sort out while the bumper is off....
A good coat of waxoyl will follow before fitting the bumper.
Next to be stripped off is the water pump.... looks straightforward enough....debating whether to put the new gasket on dry, or with a very light smear of blue hylomar....
Have you been up in the garage loft yet Jon ? :D Keep me in mind !
Cheers Dave
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 29 Jan 2021 04:26 pm

Hello, loft, no sorry not yet - it's on the todo list. I need to check on the instrument panel. Was that everything? Just need to be doublo-sure the new renix works, post-lockdown, then I'll send the 411, too. I upgraded the RAM on my laptop but I fried the chips on the wifi card with some dodgy static on my fingers.
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
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Post by bogbasic » 29 Jan 2021 11:35 pm

Wireless card sorted (£2 on the bay). I'll try to get up to the roof tomorrow ;-0
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by TasMan » 30 Jan 2021 12:03 am

Thanks Jon ! No rush at all, just when I was thinking about gauges reminded me of what might be lurking in your loft ! :D
I guess anything along those lines would be of interest if you weren't needing them, drop me a PM when ready :)

Good your laptop is sorted....I am about ready to buy a replacement laptop here... :?
Odd problem with the power button, can take many presses for it to finally fire up....could just be the button but not sure. When its been on for a while and you shut it down, a single press brings it on again, but overnight it takes 20+ presses to respond? Its got a brand new battery in it. Also, when on video calls it will often suddenly shut down and need restarting, not sure if it is overheating....its an 8 year old Acer, probably done its time. Seems like a minefield with all the specs available these days...!

Might get a bit more done to the 360 over the weekend...
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 30 Jan 2021 04:48 pm

Is this it ??
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Sorry left me mince pies downstairs. Its upside down isn't it.

I can't remember what I promised to look for, sorry. This doesn't look like the oil temperature thing you mentioned in another thread.
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by TasMan » 30 Jan 2021 11:56 pm

Ah, thats an ambient temp gauge, looks like a 6 dial dash with an econometer gauge in the other corner assuming it is complete.
Would be quite interested if its going spare and you might consider selling it, they work off a small plug in sensor usually located behind the bumper to pick up the air temperature.

Ideally I am after an oil temperature gauge for my centre console, any gauges like the pic (not mine) would be of interest.

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Thanks for taking the time to look...! :)
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 31 Jan 2021 03:50 am

Hello, the other corner is just blanked-off. I'm pretty sure I don't have the oil thing, sorry. I didn't realise it went below the radio. Oh well, I'll keep an eye out. I can ring up the New Forest blokey tomorrow and ask him, but lots of his stuff went AWOL, as I mentioned before!! I will try because you never know though!! He usually tries to sell you a car instead and last time it was a saloon :? :|
Cheers, Jon.C.
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1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by 360beast » 19 Feb 2021 10:25 am

I forgot to say my 360 passed the MOT with no advisories, first MOT in 9 years.

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 19 Feb 2021 05:08 pm

Epic work!
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by Chris_C » 23 Feb 2021 10:37 pm

Flipping great news! Nice one
'89(G) 340 GLE B172k
'03 S60 D5 SE, '91 (J) MX5, 1954 Cyclemaster
Ex:
'89(F) 340 GL F7R (ex B172k) - Fake -> SBKV 300 Runner Up 08, 12; '91(H) 340 GL B14.4E - Kar; '88(F) 360 GLT B200E - Jet -> BKV 300 Runner Up 09; '89(G) 360 GLT B200E - Beast

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