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    Greetings, Anything is possible, Trumps the proof...

    Greetings, Anything is possible, Trumps the proof of that. BUT, (there's always a but) the reason plastic fuel tanks are made in one piece, plastic welded etc., is so static electricity does NOT...
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    Greetings All, by the looks of things there's...

    Greetings All, by the looks of things there's three easy ways round this problem, at least? 1) buy a car older than 2003 or a Yank tank (if there's a difference???) 2) turn it into a 'kit car' by...
  3. Greetings All, Most interesting. Those that don't...

    Greetings All, Most interesting. Those that don't have seat mounted Airbags, don't need to worry about this problem but those that do, have to worry. Disconnecting the battery, before removing any...
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    Oh dear... What people seem to have NOT...

    Oh dear...
    What people seem to have NOT understood is, it's not just the elderly "with health issues" that are vulnerable to this little bug, EVERY body that's alive is vulnerable.
    Hate to point...
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    Greetings All, Jolly good site, Mjolinor. I did...

    Greetings All, Jolly good site, Mjolinor. I did have to wonder about the British Virgin Islands, Total cases 3, Active cases 3, Total cases per 1 M. pop. - 99. Strangely the pop. of the BVI,...
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    Here's 'food for thought', Tolsen. You've not...

    Here's 'food for thought', Tolsen. You've not mentioned New Zealand? A little country in the South West Pacific. Yes a little group of Islands similar in size to Blighty. Population just under...
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    Greetings All, the terms, "although I'd use...

    Greetings All, the terms, "although I'd use buffoon or nincompoop", is being a bit harsh on genuine buffoons or nincompoops, when you're comparing them to Yanks. I mean how many Yanks do you know...
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    Locked down or up?

    Greetings All, Well, what can one say?? "Fitted a Korean bidet toilet seat a few months ago. Has seat heating, flushes my anus and dries arse with hot air. The best thing since sliced bread." I'd...
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    Greetings All, sitting here in my 'bubble' (due...

    Greetings All, sitting here in my 'bubble' (due to the virus, we're confined to bubbles for protection, if our bubble bursts, we're buggered.) I do know that a lot of EURO towing eyes have the same...
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    Greetings All, I'd concur, brake shoes stuck to...

    Greetings All, I'd concur, brake shoes stuck to drum. So, how to un-stuck them? Try this, make sure the gearbox is in NEUTRAL, chock the front wheels, both of them, to stop the car rolling fore OR...
  11. Greetings All, Thank you. You may well be correct...

    Greetings All, Thank you. You may well be correct - crappy reader? From memory now, as the faults were erased to get the car running again but the code p2033 was there and that confused me as Google...
  12. 3 Lines of death and orange engine warning symbol, with error code, P2033 - what does

    Greetings All, I had a look for the code on the site and no hits. so here's the question - WHY? The engine would start but as you'd expect, unable to select a gear.
    Sad Smart towed home and the next...
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    Greetings Tolsen, Thank you, much muchly. Yes,...

    Greetings Tolsen, Thank you, much muchly. Yes, I'd already noted the dimensions of the business end. And also thankyou for going to the trouble of making it. Pictures are worth a 1000 words.
    It's...
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    Greetings Tolsen, I do like your sense of humour....

    Greetings Tolsen, I do like your sense of humour. I did a search of this site, : "smart 450 hand brake tool" and got a few hits. If by chance you had the dimensions in one of the photos, not much...
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    Greetings Tolsen, there is a way to do the Post...

    Greetings Tolsen, there is a way to do the Post out of profit and that would be to post the dimensions of 'coverted' tool on here. Is that possible please?? Pretty please with cherries on top??...
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    Looks as though you've got things sorted. Be...

    Looks as though you've got things sorted. Be aware that replacing the rear tyres with new, may bring on the ABS/Traction lights, if the front tyres are low. If so replace them as well, before going...
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    Greetings, Me tinks you may be correct. I'll...

    Greetings, Me tinks you may be correct. I'll never stop saying it, in my opinion, "Smarts are just to bloody smart for their own good". Then again, these cars were designed and built (eventually) by...
  18. Greetings, Before fitting the new bearings, why...

    Greetings, Before fitting the new bearings, why not remove the seals, clean the bearings out, apply fresh grease and put the seals back? Quite possibly the seals will keep any metal bits that break...
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    PS, make it a plastic or synthetic sack, you...

    PS, make it a plastic or synthetic sack, you don't really want a wet bum?? Not that Blighty gets wet but you've have your two days of summer already... Cheers, Ian.
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    Greetings, your MOT would probably fail you as...

    Greetings, your MOT would probably fail you as the 'spare' wheel is not secured. A scissor jack is a great idea but you need to make sure it's low enough to fit under the jacking point, when the tyre...
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    "A lot of people seem to stick propane in there....

    "A lot of people seem to stick propane in there. This is under consideration at the moment. :) << If that statement doesn't make this thread fly then I will eat my hat.[/QUOTE]"

    Greetings, so...
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    Greetings, if you've got the kit to do the leak...

    Greetings, if you've got the kit to do the leak test, I'd suggest you get the sorted first. There are lots of places for a leak to occur and not just the seals on the compressor. As to the gas, R20...
  23. Greetings, being worried by what has transpired...

    Greetings, being worried by what has transpired above, I dug a little deeper, not wanting to offer duff info. Googling obd2 comes up with pin 16, positive, 12 volts 4 amp. FQ 101 on the other hand...
  24. Greetings, thanks for that info, take note then....

    Greetings, thanks for that info, take note then. Probably best then if this complete post stream is removed. To save any possible problems.
    Cheers, Ian.
  25. "even through the winter months where there are a...

    "even through the winter months where there are a lot less daylight hours."
    Greetings, you mean there's a difference between summer and winter in Blighty - we were told you guys only get 2 days of...
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