Register Login
Save up to 15% with Adrian Flux insurance!
So many jobs to do.. so little willpower!
Old

Got a Marea 2.4 JTD... starting a gripe sheet!

Posted 11-10-2011 at 22:25 by Hellcat (Hellcat's Blog)
Updated 11-10-2011 at 22:27 by Hellcat

So, back to the diesels!

So far I've identified the following to resolve.
  1. Boot handle sticks.
  2. Poor radio reception
  3. Squeeky brakes
  4. Door handles stick open
  5. Air conditioning doesn't chill.
Think I've got the sticky door handles fixed... will tackle the brakes next. Radio reception means taking apart the sunroof motor, which I dont want to tackle right now!
Hellcat's Avatar
zombie nation
Posted in Model Builds, Marea
Views 1061 Comments 0 Hellcat is offline
Old

The slicks are gone!

Posted 31-07-2009 at 21:27 by Hellcat (Hellcat's Blog)



Click image for larger version

Name:	tyres.jpg
Views:	757
Size:	1.50 MB
ID:	19
Hellcat's Avatar
zombie nation
Posted in Model Builds, Bravo
Views 2504 Comments 8 Hellcat is offline
Old

Why's it always pee it down...

Posted 29-07-2009 at 19:30 by Hellcat (Hellcat's Blog)

...when you're doing work on a car?

40 minutes in heavy rain swapping wheels front to back ready for having the new tyres fitted to the rear. Quick trip to the shops returns a result of very different handling, and a rather eager to break away rear end!

Time to get rid of them racing slicks
Hellcat's Avatar
zombie nation
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1172 Comments 0 Hellcat is offline
Old

Tyres almost here...

Posted 29-07-2009 at 12:01 by Hellcat (Hellcat's Blog)
Updated 29-07-2009 at 12:16 by Hellcat

... and what a journey!

I'm a total geek when it comes to courier tracking systems, and this one is quite nice. Plus the distance gives it some interest.

Bit of cut n paste with googlemaps and we have this!

Click image for larger version

Name:	tyres.JPG
Views:	617
Size:	146.2 KB
ID:	18
Hellcat's Avatar
zombie nation
Posted in Model Builds, Bravo
Views 2191 Comments 3 Hellcat is offline
Old

Tyres inbound!

Posted 28-07-2009 at 10:23 by Hellcat (Hellcat's Blog)
Updated 28-07-2009 at 16:52 by Hellcat

Got a pair of Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta coming from mytyres.co.uk.

Click image for larger version

Name:	ULTRACSESSANTA.jpg
Views:	642
Size:	77.1 KB
ID:	15

Currently on a big lorry, started off mid Germany, and probably in France or southern England by now.

nice tracking

Click image for larger version

Name:	tracking.JPG
Views:	643
Size:	43.5 KB
ID:	16
Hellcat's Avatar
zombie nation
Posted in Model Builds, Bravo
Views 2679 Comments 11 Hellcat is offline