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    Well that's exactly what they said. I did ask for...

    Well that's exactly what they said. I did ask for an estimate to do the bonnet & wings aswell, but as the passenger door has a lot of door marks on it that have removed the Black paint, that is of...
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    Re spraying Individual panels

    How do bodyshops do it these days, is it with two pack paint? I need a door on my FN2 re-painting and having been to one bodyshop for an estimate, they said they would need to blend in on the rear...
  3. You have spark and fuel, but have you got any air...

    You have spark and fuel, but have you got any air coming through? If the IACV is not operating/stuck closed then you won't start that engine.
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    I'm considering sending the EP3 to meet its maker...

    I'm considering sending the EP3 to meet its maker come MOT time. I have had the same thoughts for the previous two MOT's but have somehow got round to having the minimum amount of work done to it to...
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    What a stunning comeback for the CG. It's great...

    What a stunning comeback for the CG. It's great to see that some bodyshops can do brilliant jobs when they knuckle down and go all out for the customer. You must be well pleased with the results...
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    Ouch... I feel for you Dutchy. Really nice Cosmic...

    Ouch... I feel for you Dutchy. Really nice Cosmic example that you found there.

    Three lanes into two on motorways don't go. You always have to be on the lookout for these foreign trucks blindly...
  7. Probably the fact that general servicing doesn't...

    Probably the fact that general servicing doesn't cover taking the calipers apart and cleaning them thoroughly. In my experience, you have to pay extra for that.

    The Nissin/Honda calipers are...
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    Guys at the workshop got the locking nut off by...

    Guys at the workshop got the locking nut off by smacking a 19mm socket on it and gently using a breaker bar. Need a new set of alloy locks now..... more chuffin money!
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    Sticky: My Enkei's now look awful again. I don't know why...

    My Enkei's now look awful again. I don't know why the place that did it had to put so much powder coat primer on as when I manage to peel off a flake it's nearly 1mm thick. Technology must have moved...
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    Cars eh....who'd have them? Nice looking...

    Cars eh....who'd have them?

    Nice looking evening yesterday, so after work I thought I'll take the rear alloys off the EP3 to give the calipers a clean up, and straight away took a chunk off one of...
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    Mine is quite rusty underneath and inside edges...

    Mine is quite rusty underneath and inside edges the rear wheel arches. Garage quoted me 700 to strip, grind and treat the underneath and behind the rear bumper too as the hanger brackets are have...
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    My Meyle droplinks all came in one box with no...

    My Meyle droplinks all came in one box with no instructions on which is left/right. Front/rear is pretty obvious.
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    Ta Flashy. I was hoping that it didn't have to...

    Ta Flashy. I was hoping that it didn't have to come off as that's more chuffin labour costs, just to replace a light. Roll on early Springtime and a nice dry, sunny weekend.
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    Really? I've always gone with anything over the...

    Really? I've always gone with anything over the prescribed amount as being too much. I do give my FN2 a good workout but it hasn't started to drink oil yet.

    So can I explicity state that 4.7 L is...
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    Type R petrol engine oil capacity

    Afternoon all. A quick question. Has any Type R petrol engine ever had an oil capacity of 5 Litres? That goes for 2.0, 2.4 and the lump in the S2000.

    I need to arm myself with the facts before I...
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    FN2 front fog lights

    My FN2 has a shattered lens on drivers side front fog light. Do i have to buy a complete new light assembly or can you buy a new piece of glass to replace the broken one? The manual states that just...
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    2003/53 EP3 207225 miles. Still on original...

    2003/53 EP3 207225 miles. Still on original clutch & timing chain. It's a bit of an old dog now though.
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    Last MOT the emissions read as this. Fast idle...

    Last MOT the emissions read as this.

    Fast idle test: PASS
    CO2 (<0.20% vol) 0.04% vol PASS
    HC (<200ppm) 10ppm vol PASS
    Lambda (0.970 - 1.030) 1.003 PASS

    Natural idle test: PASS
    Engine speed:...
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    Could be a partially blocked cat. Have you a...

    Could be a partially blocked cat. Have you a solution, because I'm not paying 1300 for a new one just to see if that is the problem. Car passes MOT emissions test with no problem. I've put another...
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    Turns out it's Millers Trident 5W40 in my FN2,...

    Turns out it's Millers Trident 5W40 in my FN2, and it is way over filled. I expect it'll be good enough for 6000 miles until the next change. Be interesting to see if the mpg increases a little with...
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    If it does come out of a barrel, then I'd expect...

    If it does come out of a barrel, then I'd expect the receipt to say 4.2 or 4.5 Ltrs at most? I'll check the level in the morning. If it's overfilled with 5Ltrs, then it goes back to have the excess...
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    Had my FN2 serviced today and it now has Millers...

    Had my FN2 serviced today and it now has Millers 5W40 in it. Exactly what sort of Millers 5w40 is open to question. All the receipt states is 'Millers 5w40 Full Synthetic'. When charged for 5L of...
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    Would a thinner grade of oil help at this time of...

    Would a thinner grade of oil help at this time of year such as 0W-30, to encourage it to travel to the parts the regular oil cannot reach?
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    I've pretty much had enough of trying to fix it....

    I've pretty much had enough of trying to fix it. Last time it went to the garage to see what was wrong, the garage said it wasn't down to the usual suspect problem area. They took the VTEC solenoid...
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    Are these Meyle HD rear droppers that I bought OK...

    Are these Meyle HD rear droppers that I bought OK for non lowered EP3?
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