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    Due to me not being fully in control of some of...

    Due to me not being fully in control of some of the work I made the bad judgement to refit the injectors without fully inspecting the seats, I had cleaned the holes for the injectors, BUT I got bit,...
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    Having had a day off yesterday and a nice family...

    Having had a day off yesterday and a nice family meal, and using the Jeep as a Taxi I thought I would put a few pics up as people seem to make better judgements if they can also see whats going on, I...
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    Right, this could bet a bit long winded, the...

    Right, this could bet a bit long winded, the engine as left on my last post was awaiting Gaskets and head bolts, these had failed to be posted, so lost over a week waiting for some clown to realise...
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    Have ordered the gaskets, a VM dealer in...

    Have ordered the gaskets, a VM dealer in Lancashire, very good prices, for the Head gasket, cam cover gasket and head bolts so its stalled till they arrive.
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    Long over due update, Original engine was...

    Long over due update,

    Original engine was breathing heavy and had other issues, surprisingly it ran well and had plenty of power, I will be selling it on E Bay just for the head and cam carrier as...
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    Right, playtime has started, Drove from...

    Right, playtime has started, Drove from Southampton to Newport South Wales to pick up a second hand engine working on the idea mine has done 163k and is tired, this one has only done 92k and for what...
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    Everyone has decided to run and hide, looks like...

    Everyone has decided to run and hide, looks like a case of me helping people then when I need a job doing everyone goes deaf, as the timing belt and water pump need doing I am thinking of lifting the...
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    Thank you, yes Forums have fallen to the Banter...

    Thank you, yes Forums have fallen to the Banter of Facebook, I'm on a couple of Land Rover Forums Banished to the Naughty Corner on one as I bought a Jeep LOL, but I'm an Admin on one so I was...
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    Yes, I'm a Marine Engineer retired, no...

    Yes, I'm a Marine Engineer retired, no problem.............................................BUT there is always a But, I had a liver transplant in March 2014, now have lymphedema in left arm and both...
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    Rear main oil seal 2.8CRD Jeep

    Found out why the Jeep I bought was so Cheap........................... Its leaving its mark everywhere like a sex crazed Terrier!! So, any one recommend a Garage in the Southampton area that would...
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    To be honest yes, lots to do, I should emagine it...

    To be honest yes, lots to do, I should emagine it has been well looked after until the last few years, tomorrow I am going to try to clean the carpets as they must be holding god knows what, I will...
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    I'm back and have bought

    A Jeep
    94425
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    Well its been a while since I was here, so quick...

    Well its been a while since I was here, so quick update, I was offered a vehicle from this forum, had to turn it down as for my sins and thinking the wife could drive it I bought a Citroen C Crosser,...
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    Well its the new year and petticoat government...

    Well its the new year and petticoat government has taken over, thank you to people for advise and a couple of offers of cars, BUT there we are there is always a BUT, the stipulation is the wife has...
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    Like your thinking, but second time round I found...

    Like your thinking, but second time round I found a good one !!!!!! Shame about my Choice of Cars!!!
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    Thank you for the replies, I have a friendly Chap...

    Thank you for the replies, I have a friendly Chap that fits LPG so the price is not to bad, we do drive across France occasionally so the LPG or GPL over there is easily got and very cheap, being...
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    What Vehicle, Newbie questions

    Hello Peeps

    Had my fair share of good and bad vehicles over the last few years, my current situation is, I know how to do he work but physically cant do owt, so I thought I would Purchase a VW...
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    Hmm come here check in

    Is this the Hotel California?

    Looking for another Car has led me here, lest see what information I can get....................................Other wise I am a Retired Marine Engineer, spent the...
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