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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-21-2020, 12:34 AM
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Posted By geraintthomas
Just measured temps after a run to the shops and...

Just measured temps after a run to the shops and back, 315 degrees. I've scrapped the idea unfortunately.

The exhaust is booked in when lockdown is over to get some seals welded, so I'll ask him...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-21-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By geraintthomas
Oh, that's interesting - I already had an answer...

Oh, that's interesting - I already had an answer from boxa.net and was this:

https://i.imgur.com/F0Ov2VTh.jpg

Is that not right?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-18-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By geraintthomas
Up to 100 degrees, so need to measure temps. The...

Up to 100 degrees, so need to measure temps. The metal is fine, and I can't imagine that area of the bumper would reach 100, nor the pipes themselves as they're just bypasses.

Going to go for a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By geraintthomas
Okay, forget my previous posts. I've got a new...

Okay, forget my previous posts. I've got a new idea below:
(Size is off completely, just for illustration purposes.)

https://i.imgur.com/KRoTtWV.gif


It consists of a waterproof solenoid...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By geraintthomas
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 04:11 AM
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 03:59 AM
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 02:08 AM
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Views: 646
Posted By geraintthomas
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-16-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By geraintthomas
Latched relay question

Quick question:

This is a relay pulled from a thread of someone who used a latching relay to turn a ground wire into a switched ground wire.

https://i.imgur.com/bJYnETW.jpg

How would I wire...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-06-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By geraintthomas
Foot well light question

I've had footwell lights installed for a few years, but want to tidy up and redo the installation so that it's more OEM, and allows bulb swaps as opposed to just slapping some adhesive SMD strips...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-04-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By geraintthomas
Side lights to turn on when unlocking car

I'm sure I wrote about this before, and that Particlewave gave a load of help, but couldn't find it... either way, thought I'd start fresh as I couldn't remember what was recommended on the subject....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-28-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By geraintthomas
Can't believe I missed this reply - thank you! ...

Can't believe I missed this reply - thank you!

I'm not bad with electrics in general, but following automotive electrics is a minefield to me, so I'd need the help of another.

I wonder if...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-06-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By geraintthomas
Manually operate the SAI pump?

Question: could I manually operate the SAI pump via a switch?

Reason being is quite a shameful one, but it's something I need to ask to weigh up the pro's and cons.

Basically, have you noticed...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-02-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 453,386
Posted By geraintthomas
https://i.imgur.com/dupKw2Rh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/dupKw2Rh.jpg
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-02-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By geraintthomas
I really wish they sold those here in the UK, I'd...

I really wish they sold those here in the UK, I'd snap a set up, but it's the import charges that kills it for me. They look beautiful.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-08-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Interesting! I'll check with another. You set it...

Interesting! I'll check with another. You set it to 20v right?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-08-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Just checked with a multimeter. ...

Just checked with a multimeter.



Engine off: 14.16v
Engine on: 16.25v



Normal?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-08-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Luckily the driveway is in front of the kitchen...

Luckily the driveway is in front of the kitchen windows, which are wood. One of the frames has a natural wood knot missing in the corner, which is perfect to get a wire through. It's how it's wired...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-07-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
After a bit of research it seems as if the 986's...

After a bit of research it seems as if the 986's are quite heavy on the batteries. I may just have a crappy battery. Any recommendations for a good battery that will last and won't break the bank?
...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-07-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
They are standard lugs, just have nice caps on...

They are standard lugs, just have nice caps on them to make them look pretty and not dirty - for cosmetic sake only, though I don't have them anymore.






I know I know! I didn't think it...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Didn't know that was possible... could you direct...

Didn't know that was possible... could you direct me with a photo or a diagram at all? Would be much appreciated!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
So here's how last night panned out. Went to...

So here's how last night panned out.

Went to bed, didn't sleep as I'm suffering a bad throat since New Year (slightly overdid it), started to drift off to sleep at 3:50am.

4:00am. Woke up to...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 12-10-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Holy cow! Is there a thread for these?

Holy cow! Is there a thread for these?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 12-03-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 81,393
Posted By geraintthomas
Thank you, appreciate it very much. It's great to...

Thank you, appreciate it very much. It's great to have it back on the road.

So I've got a plan with my bi-xenons. I'd love the 4-LED Panamera style ones but I really don't think they'd fit in the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-23-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By geraintthomas
Ummmm....?

Ummmm....?
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