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by mercedade
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Say what you like
Topic: Your's Rover 800 key ring
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Re: Your's Rover 800 key ring

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I think this is the keyring fob from my original Vitesse, replacing an identical but broken one that came with my current car.
by mercedade
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Drop link
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Drop link

I actually bought a pair of those ones you linked to above yesterday, but that doesn't mean I won't be interested in some PU version, as I'm not confident they'll last a long time :)
by mercedade
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Front brake hoses
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Front brake hoses

HI Dave,

I'm pretty sure the one you've linked as right hose above is actually a rear hose!

I think I've found one on ebay, but I would rather have bought a matched pair tbh.
by mercedade
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Front brake hoses
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Front brake hoses

Are front brake hoses handed? I'm looking at Rimmers because I need a right front (or at least, I think I might - I'm getting some random binding, but the pads move freely, as does the caliper on the slide pins), and they seem to list different numbers for LH and RH. Can't work out why though. If I'...
by mercedade
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted!
Topic: Drop link
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Drop link

Was there someone on this site who has a pile of front drop links they were selling off? I could do with a couple - the later version, where the two ends are in the same orientation.

Ta
by mercedade
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: The other Lodein's cars
Replies: 28
Views: 1242

Re: The other Lodein's cars

Fantastic looking SL, in a really nice high-class colour. You have a great collection of cars.
by mercedade
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: The other Lodein's cars
Replies: 28
Views: 1242

Re: The other Lodein's cars

That is an absolutely fabulous Double Six. I love it!
by mercedade
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: My Rover 827 Sterling Option Pack 1989
Replies: 38
Views: 1287

Re: My Rover 827 Sterling Option Pack 1989

Lodein, you have an incredibly beautiful car there. Congratulations.
by mercedade
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a French...
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Hello from a French...

Welcome Lodein!

Looking forward to seeing some pictures. I love the variety of ways people find themselves owners of an 800. And you're right, there aren't many of us left now, even in the UK so I can't imagine just how rare an 827 must be in France.
by mercedade
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

Thanks Dave - and don't worry, I think I was overthinking it (as per usual...)

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/40954677847249569/

This will do it. It's only the integreted LED that was throwing me, but that's just a single wire, and an additonal loop on the switch itself
by mercedade
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Manalishis Mk 1a 827 Vitesse (manual)
Replies: 535
Views: 66517

Re: Manalishis Mk 1a 827 Vitesse (manual)

Excellent news - sometimes new is just the best way!
by mercedade
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

Mainly because I'm not yet able to confirm that it is indeed the ECU at fault. It could still be the K40 module, it could be...almost anything. I'm happy to replace parts, but only when I know they are the fault. If the MOSFET replacement didn't work, it's hard to justify replacing the whole ECU unl...
by mercedade
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

The car itself has kind of done the rounds - I don't doubt at some point someone has struggled with it, but also it's not the kind of thing you'd sell the car on for. It's annoying, but it's not a "quick, stick some K-Seal in a hope the head gasket holds" kind of thing :)
by mercedade
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

Aha - no, mine's an auto
by mercedade
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Rover
Topic: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: 1997 SLK 230 Kompressor

Also worthy of note - it was clear when I opened the ECU, that the MOSFET had already been replaced, so there's been a history of fault finding