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by Sleeper
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: LED bulbs anyone?
Replies: 90
Views: 5061

Re: LED bulbs anyone?

Yes, I suppose 26w is not much brighter than 21W....

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: LED bulbs anyone?
Replies: 90
Views: 5061

Re: LED bulbs anyone?

P.S. Your stop/tail led lamp,have you tried putting power to one of the connectors and measuring the " output " on the other connector....I say this as I had a problem years ago where the difference in brightness was achieved by effectively shorting out a dropper resistor within the lamp....worked ...
by Sleeper
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Door hinge wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Door hinge wanted

Looking at my door hinges , the one on Fleabay looks like a top one ?

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Door hinge wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Door hinge wanted

Looks the same but with part nos BL6 ( door ) and B5M A frame ?
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John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Door Fit
Replies: 59
Views: 1238

Re: Door Fit

If you've " adjusted" the bottom hinge in , try " adjusting" the top hinge out ...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Door hinge wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Door hinge wanted

If the 2 door front and 4 door front are the same , I should have one in the shed...

as said , if you post a piccy.

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Door hinge wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Door hinge wanted

ManyMinors wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:50 pm
Nearside means near the kerb which is the passenger side or left hand side :wink:
Drivers side is the offside or right hand side.
In the UK.

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Door hinge wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 516

Re: Door hinge wanted

Location?

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Problems getting firm brake pedal with silicone fluid
Replies: 28
Views: 1001

Re: Problems getting firm brake pedal with silicone fluid

jagnut66 wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:10 pm
I trust that you put the copper washer in place between the hose and union?
Thanks for the reminder Phil, sometimes the basics are easy to overlook when you are trying to work through a bigger problem.
Best wishes,
Mike.
And checked with a magnet they are copper..

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: LED bulbs anyone?
Replies: 90
Views: 5061

Re: LED bulbs anyone?

Unable to edit the above post but I do like the way the brake and tail lights are seperate but within the same unit..

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practical classics
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: Practical classics

Never owned one , but , I do like the way you can sit on the front wheel when tinkering with the engine...Triumph Vitesse. ( and Herald ? )

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: LED bulbs anyone?
Replies: 90
Views: 5061

Re: LED bulbs anyone?

This lockdown is a Devil , and you know he makes work for idle hands...

LEDs on the right...

PlanB Stop
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Tail
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Both
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Seems better , will now make a pair ( and a spare )

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Magnetic dipstick
Replies: 9
Views: 369

Re: Magnetic dipstick

No, I meant

" If so,it'll just end up back where it's been all this time..." , in the engine oil...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Magnetic dipstick
Replies: 9
Views: 369

Re: Magnetic dipstick

les wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:07 pm
Without wanting to appear negative, I wonder if some metal debris might be dragged off the dipstick, when withdrawn, if there is little tolerance between the fit of block to stick.
If so,it'll just end up back where it's been all this time...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN
Replies: 24
Views: 1314

Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Another batch...
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John ;-)
by Sleeper
Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Magnetic dipstick
Replies: 9
Views: 369

Re: Magnetic dipstick

" in my opinion you can't have too many magnets in the system "

I'm with you on that , looking forward to the updates...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Roll Over JIG (for rolling car to work on the underside)
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Roll Over bars

...or anti-roll bar??

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Problems getting firm brake pedal with silicone fluid
Replies: 28
Views: 1001

Re: Problems getting firm brake pedal with silicone fluid

DOT whatever , brake fluid ( hydraulic fluid ) doesn't compress , if there's air in the system , it needs getting rid of..

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN
Replies: 24
Views: 1314

Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

alawrence10360 wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:28 am
I think this guy/girl has identified blokes are as daft as a brush
My Wife would agree...

John ;-)
by Sleeper
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: LED bulbs anyone?
Replies: 90
Views: 5061

Re: LED bulbs anyone?

Can't adjust the power level as such , but replace the LED array with a larger one... P.S. Your stop/tail led lamp,have you tried putting power to one of the connectors and measuring the " output " on the other connector....I say this as I had a problem years ago where the difference in brightness w...