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by Col 2e
Mon May 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

I don't know what method Jimmy is following Dave, but he won't start anything that he can't complete without the right parts. That's the main reason I return to him, plus he knows what he's doing Mechanically, something that I will attempt if its got 'novice' or one spanner. anything more technical ...
by Col 2e
Mon May 13, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Once again, Many Thanks Dave, Believe these to be the bits, now ordered from Rimmers.. Fingers crossed.
by Col 2e
Mon May 13, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Jimmy explained to me that stripping down the engine to change the belts , there is a rubber 'Cap end/Blanking Cap' at each end that need replacing on the Block. approx. 2" dome shape 50mm Dia. Any help Dave ??
by Col 2e
Mon May 13, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Afternoon All, Kia Dealer Not at all helpful on previous, so I saved up and bought the Kit....Next problem, Jimmy the Mechanic has informed me that to Change the timing belts, he needs Two 'Cap Ends/ Blanking Caps', Tried several contacts, no luck. Any ideas of possible suppliers or even the right n...
by Col 2e
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Cheers Dave, I'll try the Kia Dealer.
by Col 2e
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Was sounding better, blows on the exhaust system now, ordered new exhaust from 'Online Automotive' due this weekend, Does anyone have a Timing belt Tool Kit for KV6 2.5 98 reg in the Warrington Area that they'd be willing to loan/sell. Jimmy, Mechanic mate will only touch the belts if he has the pro...
by Col 2e
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Looks like they're the right trim .Under the bonnet looks better and sounds it...…. Cheers, for now , Col.
by Col 2e
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Now just need the courage to try the Timing Belts....Col.
by Col 2e
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Dave , job done
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by Col 2e
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Will do....just sourced 'under bonnet sound proofing' in good condition, can get rid of the rat chewed material there at the moment. A couple of the external door trims I've got have a small Rover badge on ?? is the the MK 1 trim?? Col.
by Col 2e
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

We drained 3 litres from the auto gearbox and i'll do the same again in a few months, hopefully repeat in a few years time as well. Drove 300 mile return trip to Sunderland several weeks ago- didn't miss a beat. Run down to Bournemouth end of October, she should be over 65,000 miles by then. just ru...
by Col 2e
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

We used Carlube ATF-U fully synthetic. ordered SKF VKMA 07307 Timing Belt Kit, awaiting knowledgeable help from old workmates.... Cheers Scooby. r u living in Suffolk area ??anywhere near Ipswich ?? Col
by Col 2e
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

Could do with a 'Under Bonnet - Sound Proofing Sheet', struggling to find right size available, any idea's ?
by Col 2e
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

3 Litres Auto gearbox oil replaced, Timing belt kit ordered for next months job. Is LPG worth considering ?? She's starting to look & run like a 10 year old..... Col ( ain't retirement great )….
by Col 2e
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW
Replies: 62
Views: 17675

Re: Rover 825 v6 Sterling 1998 R543 HJW

I'd go with 'body side mouldings'. Had offer of 4 for £40 from 'Tiffa', but don't fancy rubbing down, respraying 'Nightfire Red' and showing the rest of the bodywork up. Col.