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Old 5th March 2016, 03:28 PM
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mm getting very anal with looking for sharp edges and checking and rechecking, Replaced the reverse light switch, what a pig of a job absolutely no room to get big hands up the side of the gearbox, still its done and reverse light is working now, trimmed the bottom edge of the headlight feet as they had a sharp edge, so marked the pattern on a wheelie bin, trimmed them and reset them so should be ok, Bit of a grumph after getting the lights set last weekend at the garage, still they are trimmed now, harness bolts are m14 and you guessed it I had every nut cover except that so some m13 ones went for a swim in a cup of boiling water for a few mins , made them supple enough to go on ran out of split tubing so will get some this week to wrap the front indicator wires and secure them.
so to do apart from the front ind wires, trim footwells and keep checking
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Old 5th March 2016, 07:55 PM
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Good luck with iva. I was really worried about mine but it was fine.
I did put mirrors in that we're too small but the tester let me go and buy some and fit them. He then passed the car! Very helpful guy.
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Old 6th March 2016, 08:04 AM
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Thanks, yes its the worry of missing something or the tester finding something on the day that can't be easily fixed, still the lady said to bring tools and stuff so hopefully all will be ok (fingers crossed)
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Old 13th March 2016, 06:42 PM
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well it shows what a pair of fresh eyes does, the car sits on a slight slope side to side, my friend came round to see how things were going and he asked if I wouldn't be better with some neg camber so after we discussed and eventually moved her on to the flat yes she had pos camber no wonder she was twitchy anyway he nipped home and came back with a gauge so we put 2 deg NEG camber on her castor is as per the book by design so hopefully the self centering will be fine, also found a couple of bolts that needed torqueing up, and a couple more tie wraps put on, and we adjusted the float on the sender unit so quite a productive day, need to put an earth wire from the sender unit screw to the chassis but hadn't any ring fittings the right size so will get them on the way home tomorrow.
It shows that you need to keep going over and over and that a pair of fresh eyes will see something that you have grown accustomed to.
11 SLEEPS TO GO (10 really cos I wont sleep the night before lol )
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Old 20th March 2016, 01:38 PM
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well as far as I can see that's me ready ... :0
earth wire from sender to chassis a couple of nut covers on the rear tub bolt heads (stuck on ) replaced the grip tape on the clutch pedal.
she is full of petrol and gauge reading full, insurance all paid and in effect from Wednesday, toolbox packed with tools and bits and pieces.
All paperwork printed off (iva and insurance) and in the laptop bag with all the receipts, and "drive cam" charged ready for the drive home (have to read the setup destructions yet lol)
All I can do now is wait......
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Old 20th March 2016, 02:05 PM
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Goodluck bud
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Old 20th March 2016, 07:56 PM
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Good luck Gary fingers crossed 👍
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Old 20th March 2016, 08:29 PM
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thanks guys , I guess I'm not going to sleep much between now and Thursday
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Old 23rd March 2016, 07:28 PM
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well its dark now , I have been out prowling around the car, everything else is packed and ready to go. tools, odds n sods, paperwork,
so 1 sleepless night to go
nervous is putting it mildly
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Old 23rd March 2016, 08:26 PM
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Good luck!!! For the test and trying to sleep!!!!

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