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boot lock

Postby moggiethouable » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:54 pm

I recently set out to order a new boot lock, the supplier however suggested my none locking issue may be down to an upside down lock, does this look the right way up?
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Re: boot lock

Postby Dogsdad » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:05 pm

Yes, this is OK.

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Re: boot lock

Postby Dogsdad » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:16 pm

This post is timed at 8:05 pm.
The time was 9:05 when I posted it !

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Re: boot lock

Postby ianmack » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:32 pm

This forum doesn’t do British Summer Time. It will be right again next week. :-?

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Re: boot lock

Postby paul 300358 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:35 pm

If I remember right, you need to rotate the lock in the handle. First you need to remove it from the boot lid. Take it apart and have a good look at it. (Lock not time)

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Re: boot lock

Postby jaekl » Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:35 am

There is a square bar that slides when you turn the key. It can be assembled the wrong way such that the handle will not lock in that position and so it was on some cars. Rotating the handle 180° is the easy solution. Otherwise there is a swage that needs to be undone so that you can get to the bar to correct the orientation. But then your car won't be original.

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Re: boot lock

Postby geoberni » Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:59 pm

ianmack wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:32 pm
This forum doesn’t do British Summer Time. It will be right again next week. :-?
Yes it does, well sort of.....you just have to tell it that's what you want.
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Re: boot lock

Postby ianmack » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:06 am

Thanks geoberni, I would never have guessed that in this age of wonderful technology I would have to adjust it myself. I’ve got into the habit of making a mental adjustment now so I don’t think I’ll bother.

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Re: boot lock

Postby simmitc » Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:59 am

Changing a clock manually? Whatever next? It's just like those antiquated cars where one has to adjust the points gap and tappet clearances instead of relying on electronic management systems and hydraulics. :-? :wink:

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Re: boot lock

Postby ianmack » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:32 am

The iPad somehow magically knows when the clocks have changed and I didn’t know this was any different, not being well versed in the arcane mysteries of the computer-machines.

Of course if the club was properly aligned with Minor era technology we should have paper with pale mauve print, lovingly hand duplicated on Gestetner apparatus.

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