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by kev706
02 Aug 2014, 09:13
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Poorly Camper
Replies: 2
Views: 1050

Poorly Camper

Hi I am putting this out to forum members for some clues as to what's wrong with my sisters camper. She has a 19DG 1987 with an intermittent problem. Runs great for a while then when warm looses power and stops, will start again on tick-over but wont rev when accelerator pressed. Each time breakdown...
by kev706
19 May 2011, 15:34
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Exhaust silencer
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Exhaust silencer

Time to replace the silencer on my early 19DG. On looking at the nuts that need to be removed they look like rusted scabs, if there to far gone for a socket whats the best way to remove them. Thanks.
by kev706
14 May 2011, 15:55
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Exhaust silencer studs
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Exhaust silencer studs

Hi All, I have just purchased a used early DG exhaust silencer but four of the studs are missing. Can anyone tell me where to get some more. Any tips on getting the old silencer off will be appreciated. Thanks
by kev706
06 Dec 2010, 19:09
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine power
Replies: 4
Views: 643

Re: Engine power

Yes same van but the power problem was there before the big freeze.
by kev706
06 Dec 2010, 18:37
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine power
Replies: 4
Views: 643

Engine power

Hi all, my work mate has a 1992 2.1 german import T25. His engine will start fine and after a short time theres no power, puts foot on accelerator but will only go to 1500rpm, take foot off and engine cuts out. Restart its ok for a while and then plays up again. Where should he look first. Thanks in...
by kev706
03 Dec 2010, 19:48
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Ice pop
Replies: 11
Views: 1259

Ice pop

Hi all posting on behalf of a mate. Hes just checked his 2.1 to find it frozen solid water pump solid and ice pop sticking out of the header tank. Question is what sort of damage could it have done and what to try next.
Thanks
by kev706
23 Nov 2010, 19:05
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Binding front break.
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Binding front break.

Earley caliper, but just given it a good clean and WD40 seems to have cured it fingers crossed. Thanks for all of your replies.
by kev706
22 Nov 2010, 19:09
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Binding front break.
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Binding front break.

Evening all, Just been out in the van to find the drivers side front brake is binding when hot. Any tips on a cure without a complete caliper strip or replace. Thanks in advance.
by kev706
22 Oct 2010, 08:48
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Antifreeze top up
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Antifreeze top up

As winter is here i tested my coolant strength and it needs to be stronger.My question is,whats the best way to drain off some coolant so i can add some neat antifreeze. Thanks
by kev706
29 Jun 2010, 18:12
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: rear wheel bearings
Replies: 2
Views: 543

rear wheel bearings

Hi all, i need to replace my vans rear bearings any advice on best place to buy them. Anybody used a company called Tie rod on E-bay ? Thanks
by kev706
31 May 2010, 19:19
Forum: Alternative Fuels Forum
Topic: 1st Trip with LPG
Replies: 4
Views: 2353

1st Trip with LPG

Hi all just had my first long run since converting to LPG. Vans a 19DG with a 49ltr tank at the front. Gauge has 3 green lights ,last light flashes for about 40 miles then runs out. I put in 30ltrs and got 104 miles combined driving before it ran out again. Seems a bit low to me 16mpg. Is there any ...
by kev706
22 May 2010, 18:27
Forum: Alternative Fuels Forum
Topic: I've been LPG'd
Replies: 1
Views: 1627

I've been LPG'd

Got the van back today and running well sweet on gas seems smoother and no noticable lose in power. Looking forward to saving some fuel costs. :lol: Instaled by Arun autogas in Littlehampton, very tidy job,tank under front and filler on passanger wheel arch.
by kev706
26 Apr 2010, 13:35
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Steering

Afternoon all, Ive got a lot of back and forth movement on my steering wheel. Top and bottom are tight seems to be the column has play, are there any bushes on the column its self. Checked Haynes but no mention of bushes or how they could be changed. Thanks in advance.
by kev706
15 Apr 2010, 15:53
Forum: Alternative Fuels Forum
Topic: LPG Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 1582

LPG Questions

Hi all, couple of questions for the forum. Iam having the 1900 dg converted next month,the tank is going where the spare is and they are going to put the filler on the passengers front arch (any where else more suitable) also where will they need to T off the coolant system and last of all the best ...
by kev706
01 Apr 2010, 14:26
Forum: Alternative Fuels Forum
Topic: Yes or No
Replies: 12
Views: 3776

Yes or No

Hi all and a happy Easter. Thinking of having a LPG conversion done on my 1900 DG. I don't cover vast miles but still don't enjoy only getting 20ish to the gallon. I have read most threads on the forum but iam worried about posible engine damage caused by running gas. Has anybody had damage whilst r...