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MarkGolf
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

First trip out in 2019!

Tax was due to renew and I had no MOT on the car, so had that booked for Saturday just gone.

The sun was out for the 964!!






Got to the garage and parked outside, only to find the car wouldn't start!! A piece of wood and a smack with a hammer got things working again, it seems I have a sticky start solenoid, so at some point, I'll have to get that off and clean it up. Looks like removing the starter is going to involve removing other bits,! PC PC PC

Car was restarting fine after this.




Passed MOT just fine, no advisories.

Got some oil appearing on the drivers side heat exchanger but can't quite see where it's coming from, I thought I stopped this by changing the rocker gaskets but obviously not! Mad It isn't major so I'm not overly worried and everyone tells me that if a 964 isn't leaking, it probably doesn't have oil.. Floor
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great news Mark. Can't remember when mine is due, best have a look Thumb
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MarkGolf
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers!

Have a look, mine expired April last year but I just hadn't had time to use it so left it, whoops! Only renewed due to a road tax warning letter.

Baby coming soon but hoping to get to some meets to give it a good outing! bye Just need to investigate the starter solenoid first, don't want to get stuck!
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