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by pinkypinky
08 Mar 2011, 11:16
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Reliable NW garage?
Replies: 5
Views: 1671

Reliable NW garage?

Hi, I need my 1.9 petrol valves replacing and cylinder head putting back on (long story) and the engine putting back in the van. I have seen the website for Accrington Beeltes & Campers and also for manchester Air cooled, and was wondering if anyone could recommend either one of these or anywher...
by pinkypinky
13 Jan 2011, 13:51
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Garage in Preston/Blackburn area
Replies: 0
Views: 384

Garage in Preston/Blackburn area

Hi, I am looking for a reliable decent garage in the preston/blackburn area who would be able to fix my blown head gasget, any suggestions gratefully received,
Thanks
Sarah
by pinkypinky
08 Jan 2011, 14:52
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: K Seal to repair my gasket leak
Replies: 8
Views: 1292

Re: K Seal to repair my gasket leak

Hi Rob,
Sorry, have not managed to see how to do this, we are near Preston. I have contacted NWVW at Tarleton, as I saw a good write up in a recent mag, but they are on ansaphone - any other ideas very gratefully received
Cheers
by pinkypinky
08 Jan 2011, 14:29
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: K Seal to repair my gasket leak
Replies: 8
Views: 1292

Re: K Seal to repair my gasket leak

The van (named Pinky) is a 1982 transporter, the engine is a 1.9 petrol, replaced 3 yrs ago with a recon following a disasterous blocked pipes incident (too painful to discuss). I have similar worries about this being a bit of a bodge, although I have heard great things about this product. The garag...
by pinkypinky
08 Jan 2011, 12:21
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: K Seal to repair my gasket leak
Replies: 8
Views: 1292

K Seal to repair my gasket leak

Hi, help! Managed to freeze up, overheat and blow the head gasket during the cold before Christmas. The garage are recommending that we use K-Seal permanent coolant leak repair instead of replacing the gasket, I'm a little nervous and so was wondering if anyone had any experiences of using K-seal? T...