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    If it's not cranking at all, does that mean the...

    If it's not cranking at all, does that mean the solenoid isn't clicking?

    If not, then probably worth checking fuses/relays for the starter circuit

    I can't remember whether the fuel pump primes...
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    22mm Deep Swan Neck Ring Spanner is what I need...

    22mm Deep Swan Neck Ring Spanner is what I need to use on mine, plus I spray in as much bike chain lube as possible, took at least 20 mins last time, another 10 if you include removing/replacing the...
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    A month on and I'm really enjoying the Roadster ...

    A month on and I'm really enjoying the Roadster

    I've had to remove the roof, so it is definitely just a fair weather car

    There are a couple of major issues that I need to address, that would...
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    Very little sign that the Ebbw Vale TVR factory...

    Very little sign that the Ebbw Vale TVR factory will ever open either

    I stopped by to have a look a few weeks ago

    https://thumbsnap.com/i/2Czt2HoY.png
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    To understand what was really behind Sir Jim...

    To understand what was really behind Sir Jim Ratcliffe's decision, I suggest you listen to the Tortoise Media podcast
    ...
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    Alternator Seize Prevention Suggesitons

    Any suggestions for a car that may get left unused for a while?

    How quickly can an alternator seize in normal outdoor conditions - i.e. not beside the sea?
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    Thanks Martin Found the fault with the central...

    Thanks Martin

    Found the fault with the central locking, the solenoid has failed, presumably as a result of the faulty wiring

    Following on from earlier

    Two lead, brown plug - this is the...
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    Door lock solenoid connections

    There are three door lock connectors

    Two lead, brown plug
    Three lead, white plug
    Two lead, red plug

    The red plug looks like a sensor, but the other two both look like power connectors

    Does...
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    Eventually managed to extract the wiring loom...

    Eventually managed to extract the wiring loom (the inner door card was refusing to let go), and now I've repaired it using these

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333603509292

    "Waterproof Solder Seal...
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    I suspected it might be, so I've replaced it with...

    I suspected it might be, so I've replaced it with a brand new one, bought from one of the very helpful people on this forum

    I can't believe how light the main rad is, I'm not convinced it was...
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    Just bought another Roadster This time the Cat...

    Just bought another Roadster

    This time the Cat C damage was declared, and the final auction value definitely reflected that

    The front and wing damage repair all looked fine (although the...
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    My Cerbera is a Cat D, never been an issue for me...

    My Cerbera is a Cat D, never been an issue for me as I'll never sell it

    I would have been fine with the Salvage title, but not at the price it went for, because the idea was that it would be a...
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    Doesn't look like I'm buying a Roadster after all

    Doesn't look like I'm buying a Roadster after all
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    While replacing the springs I've managed to...

    While replacing the springs I've managed to damage one of the wheel bearings, as it now has play in it that I'm sure wasn't there before

    Not sure how I managed to do that, but now I have to...
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    Sorry, I was so happy to be able to make progress...

    Sorry, I was so happy to be able to make progress I forgot to take one
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    Just Bought a Roadster

    After 12 years of owning various 450s, I've decided I can afford to treat myself to a Roadster

    Probably pick it up next weekend, and it will be a long drive home!

    Should be interesting!
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    You are absolutely right, saved my bacon again...

    You are absolutely right, saved my bacon again Martin

    This gave me my first opportunity to use my new (to me) Triton Superjaws - which I highly recommend

    https://thumbsnap.com/i/8LwaF8Ym.jpg
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    It does look two part, but its solid as far as I...

    It does look two part, but its solid as far as I can tell

    I'll check again just in case I've missed something

    Thanks
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    Track Rods and Steering Damper

    I'm trying to replace the track rods, but the steering damper bracket appears to be a single use item

    I think there's a snap ring that is compressed like a piston ring when the track rod is...
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    Hi John Just tried to reply to your PM but...

    Hi John

    Just tried to reply to your PM but your Inbox is full

    Please text me so I can reach you more easily

    Cheers - Paul
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    http://www.smartz.co.uk/showthread.php?22926-Force...

    http://www.smartz.co.uk/showthread.php?22926-Force-Rad-Fan-to-Run

    Thanks, I never did find an easy definitive way to check whether the fan actually runs, any suggestions?
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    I didn't look at the listing photos carefully...

    I didn't look at the listing photos carefully enough

    I think I've managed to buy a door loom from a car without electric mirrors, as the loom plug is missing four wires

    I think I'll probably...
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    I've never heard the rad fan run, only ever the...

    I've never heard the rad fan run, only ever the intercooler fan
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    Coolant was changed a couple of years ago, so I...

    Coolant was changed a couple of years ago, so I took the plunge and bought a brand new Nissens rad for 85 delivered

    The aircon condenser was punctured before I bought the car, so it is tempting...
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    My KYB front springs lasted just four years...

    My KYB front springs lasted just four years before snapping - and they are horribly corroded too

    At least I get to use the shock clamp again, glad I didn't sell it after all

    I have since added...
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