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by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 20:42
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: Glow plug wiring woes

Yeah that’s sort of what I was thinking,the yellow light comes on with the ignition and stays on like you’d expect,I’ll have a look at it over the weekend(if it dries up a bit),I could put some pics up tomorrow,if it still looks like I need the glow plug loom,I’ll contact you to see if you have it a...
by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 19:09
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: Glow plug wiring woes

Yeah I think the original loom is still there but it’s been hacked about,the original relay in the black box isn’t being used anymore but it’s all still there,the previous owner has fitted an aftermarket relay in the engine bay,the 4mm power cable from the battery now runs to the new relay,I’ve not ...
by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 18:51
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: Glow plug wiring woes

Yeah it turns over but won’t fire,I am trying to return it to stock and have it work off the key again,I’ve pushed the button in for up to a minute and it still won’t fire
by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 18:20
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: Glow plug wiring woes

Hi,the previous owner has completely bypassed the original relay and wiring and put a push button on the dash which runs through a really big aftermarket relay in the engine bay,I’d rather do away with all that and go back to stock,I’ve bought a new sender and relay,just waiting on the glow plugs be...
by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 17:00
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: Glow plug wiring woes

Thanks Steve,the PO wired the glow plugs through a large relay in the engine compartment,the original black box and relay is still there by been by-passed,the yellow light on the dash still comes on and goes off but has no relation to the plugs anymore,I’d rather try and put it back to work on the k...
by Drawl21
07 Jan 2021, 15:49
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Glow plug wiring woes
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Glow plug wiring woes

Good afternoon all I’ve recently acquired a 1986 16 turbo diesel (JX)camper,the previous owner has wired the glow plugs up to a push button on the dash,the van now isn’t starting,turns over but doesn’t fire,possibly the glow plugs but it could also be the PO’s wiring,it’s terrible,has anybody rewire...
by Drawl21
11 Jul 2019, 15:18
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: 1987 t25 1.6 n/a diesel filter issues
Replies: 2
Views: 1053

1987 t25 1.6 n/a diesel filter issues

Hi all,having real ongoing problems since I changed the diesel fuel filter,it’s the twist on type a bit like an oil filter,since I’ve changed it it’s sucking air into the clear pipe to the pump,followed all the instructions,and bought a new one ,in case the other one was faulty,is there something I’...
by Drawl21
05 Oct 2016, 10:14
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Plastic Interior Trim
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

Plastic Interior Trim

Hi all,just bought a black glove box and it's black,it puts the rest of my interior plastic to shame,i bought some Simoniz back to black,guaranteed to clean restore and protect,well it doesn't,it's sh*te to be honest,looks good when applied,but dries back to exactly as it was before,what's everyone ...
by Drawl21
03 Oct 2016, 15:23
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: cigarette lighter fitment?
Replies: 4
Views: 1670

Re: cigarette lighter fitment?

Thanks Martin
by Drawl21
01 Oct 2016, 14:57
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: cigarette lighter fitment?
Replies: 4
Views: 1670

cigarette lighter fitment?

Hi all,can someone help with a couple of measurements please,has anyone got a LHD late van that's got a factory fitted ciggie lighter?,mine's an 87' crewcab and i'd like to fit the lighter for power,sat nav etc,but i'd like to drill the hole in the right place,thanks Dave
by Drawl21
30 Sep 2016, 16:14
Forum: Wheels & Tyres
Topic: VW Steel Wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 2371

Re: VW Steel Wheels

Thanks for the reply,had the fronts off to change the steering rack gators,there was nothing on the hub,unless the spacer was stuck to the back of the wheel and iv'e not noticed it,didn't see any spacers,and they're definitely not rubbing anywhere,weird?,cheers Dave
by Drawl21
28 Sep 2016, 16:20
Forum: Wheels & Tyres
Topic: VW Steel Wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 2371

VW Steel Wheels

Hi all,my 87 crewcab was imported last year and came with a set of 16 inch VW steels on it,i registered it end of january,so ive been driving round in it since then,with on issues at all,took a closer look at them today and they are 6Jx16 H2 ET50,i did a google search and i think they're off a Toura...
by Drawl21
29 Aug 2016, 10:02
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Seat Belts
Replies: 2
Views: 654

Re: Rear Seat Belts

Thanks for the reply Mohamster,found out later the belts i was looking at were the non retractable ones,so still looking
by Drawl21
28 Aug 2016, 13:29
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Seat Belts
Replies: 2
Views: 654

Rear Seat Belts

Hi all,just a quick question,does anybody know if the rear seat belts and receivers out of say a t25 Caravelle(don't know what year sorry)or standard rear belts fit in my 1987 t25 crewcab?,any help would be great as i'm in the process of buying 2,thanks Dave
by Drawl21
23 Apr 2016, 14:15
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Registering Imported T25 California
Replies: 19
Views: 4917

Re: Registering Imported T25 California

The numbers above are if your doing it by post,iv'e no idea if its the same online,cheers Dave