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by dooley1414
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Fuel Pump Wiring
Replies: 12
Views: 1156
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Re: Fuel Pump Wiring

Hi Marek I have s expansion tank on my Series 3 and also I think a Charcoal filter in the engine bay belowe the battery tray.... will this charcole filter be a good thing to look at 1st.... I have just put a new fuel filter in the glass bowl and had my petrol tank professionally cleaned. Also how wo...
by dooley1414
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Fuel Pump Wiring
Replies: 12
Views: 1156
Great Britain

Re: Fuel Pump Wiring

Cheers thank you Marek but mine is working now at the moment but I will keep that in mind and may converts it later. Des. Hi Marek  I'm interested in buying two of your fuel pump conversion kits for my double-ended su pump how do I go about buying them off you? I don't think my click click the fuel...
by dooley1414
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

Re: DVLA Problems registering my US e type

politeperson wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:07 pm
I like it. Looks like you won!

Well done Des.


Cheers I did in a way.... just my plate issue now.
by dooley1414
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

Re: DVLA Problems registering my US e type

I am putting a personal plate on a US import Mercedes. Any car more than 40 years old needs an MOT for first UK registration, after that it is exempt. It is more to check the headlight direction and other lights and things. Yes I thought that too but they sent me my log book through without a MOT C...
by dooley1414
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

Re: DVLA Problems registering my US e type

Hi I'm glad to help but still scratching my head about having to have an MOT now!!!! When I didnt before to be able to transfer my private registration onto the car I am confused about that I might phone the DVLA tomorrow.
by dooley1414
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

Re: DVLA Problems registering my US e type

Hi Tim no I sent all my documents through last week for the second time with everything they asked for No photo copies this time.... and today I got my new log book with the new registration on it so no I did not need to send a MOT certificate at all hope this helps? Cheers.... Des.
by dooley1414
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

Re: DVLA Problems registering my US e type

HI.... everyone it's all good now I got my new registration plate and log book today but I want to put on my personal registration plate so when I tried to do it online they said I can't change it unless I've got an MOT certificate that bit I don't understand because I don't need an MOT it is over 4...
by dooley1414
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: DVLA Problems registering my US e type
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Great Britain

DVLA Problems registering my US e type

Hi all I was wondering if anybody could help me I've just been refused a registration with the DVLA as I haven't given them everything which I thought I had please read the attached letter from the DVLA to see what you guys think? And also is there anybody out there in Suffolk or near Suffolk that c...
by dooley1414
Wed May 09, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Great Britain

Re: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom

Hi all just an update on the hot top cold bottom radiator issue I went for a good long run with the Ipswich to Felixstowe Classic car run on Sunday a really hot day lots of stop start traffic because there is so many classic cars on the run and the temperature gauge did not show anything over standa...
by dooley1414
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Great Britain

Re: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom

Hi all thanks for all your recommendations.... with my Revotec Fans the temperature sensor is topside so I would imagine that's why the fans are coming on.... at operating temperature the temperature gauge says about halfway when the fans cut in. I have the bonnet on now I am taking it to a garage t...
by dooley1414
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom
Replies: 11
Views: 803
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Re: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom

Hi.... Reconditioned Waterpump to.... forgot to mention that.... Des.
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Great Britain

Radiator.... Hot at Top but Cold at Bottom

Hi all.... any one got any ideas put my Recon. Rad. on new thermostats new Revotec Fans.... new Hose Kit.... started her up got to Running temp. Fans cut in and out had her ticking over for 20 or so minutes.... but when I touch the Top of Rad. it's really Hot.... but the Bottom is Cold.... Hot air i...
by dooley1414
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Great Britain

Re: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

From experience with the ZF 5HP24 box from my XJ8, to get rid of all the ultrafine debris you have to dismantle the gearbox, clean it manually (and overhaul it in due course) and get a new torque converter and oil cooler. You cant really clean the converter without cutting it open. In case the gear...
by dooley1414
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Great Britain

Re: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

All I can think of really is to change it a couple of times or suck out from the dipstick tube a couple of litres every so often and replace it so you get most of the fluid changed.
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Great Britain

Re: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

Ok.... Thanks Gary.
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Great Britain

Re: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

Ahhhh.... I was thinking that? any particular way of getting the rest out? Thanks.... Des.
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Ignition Amplifier
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Great Britain

Re: Ignition Amplifier

Hi Mark.... yes I think I'll be going that way.... changing everything and getting one from SNG.... Saving a lot of hassle it seems.... Des.
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Great Britain

Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

Hi all.... I'm getting ready to change the Fluid in my Auto.Box.... I've drained the fluid by undoing the BIG NUT where the Dip Stick is housed.... but to my surprise only about 3 to 4 litres drained out? and I belive the system takes 9 litres.... (is that correct?).... I'm going to take the Gear Bo...
by dooley1414
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Ignition Amplifier
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Great Britain

Re: Ignition Amplifier

Ok Thanks all.... If they are a Cinch to repair.... what do I need to do.... Many Thanks In Advance.... Des.
by dooley1414
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Ignition Amplifier
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Great Britain

Ignition Amplifier

Hi everyone.... is there anyone out there that has had the same problem I am with their Ignition Amplifier? Sometimes when I start my 'e'.... she wont even try to spark and start up? but if I give the Amp. a little tap on the top and then turn her over.... she will fire into life? Is there anyone th...