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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby Panzerwomble on Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:04 am

Replace the sagging and frankly quite disgusting headliner . Thanks to Rifleman's "how to "guide , made it a lot more straightforward than having to work out what needed removing to achieve this . Comes out and and goes back in just like the gent says :D

Didn't help though that a previous owner had used builders foam through the light fittings to try to glue the liner to the roof ....!!!######!!!

Word of advice though , the liner needs a lot of care when removing as it is quite flimsy and could easily snap, I did its single handed but two would have been easier .

Now have a cream liner instead of the original grey ,which is a lot brighter inside all for 13 quids worth of leatherette and a can of spray adhesive . :dance:
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby dave1966 on Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:28 am

Drove it from Conisbrough Doncaster back to Scotland up the A1 (M) after being on holiday with the caravan.
My first Frontera (1993 2.4i LWB). viewtopic.php?f=46&t=27691&p=309004#p309004

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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby lee771 on Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:36 pm

Put a railway sleeper through the windscreen :oops: :oops:
Have now bought a trailer lesson learnt
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby Panzerwomble on Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:45 am

Replaced all the hardened PVC fuel line from pump to tank , noticing along the way that they had been accidentally swapped over at some point , so the return was going in the feed . Seems to have made no difference to the running . Cold starts are still difficult, new glow plugs on the way .
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby Dooley on Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:33 am

I blanked off the EGR valve as my fronty was going sluggish, blowing black smoke ect. Blanked EGR off and she's sweet as a nut.
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby fudge on Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:50 am

put the duck in for mot...
only failed on 12 points and 4 were the head lights..
not too bad for sitting for over 6 months mot moving
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby fudge on Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:11 pm

yesterday i recieved the parts needed for the mot, so started on them last night....
forgot how errm fun the ball joints are to change.... but only now down to 4 things left to do, just waiting for the weather to settle down
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby bhcalcutta on Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:15 pm

Ran the truck in for MOT, as I'd forgotten it expired 13 days ago :oops:

And it sailed through, with just a few advisories :dance:
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby jmc on Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:30 pm

Went out in it loaded with tools to carry on installing some gates in the middle of Canterbury.
This is only possible because much to my astonishment and delight it only needed the silencer and tailpipe renewing to pass its mot.
My mechanic said " it lives to fight another day".
Really pleased to have it hopefully for another year on the road.
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Re: WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR TRUCK TODAY!

Postby FronteraBob on Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:23 pm

Fitted heated leather seats all for the sum of £40 very happy camper :D
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