2001 1.2 (Ecotec) Corsa questions.
So, We are nearly the owners of a fairly clean 150k (I thought it was less) 2001 1.2 Ecotec 5dr Corsa 'Comfort'. It's got a new MOT and had a service (apparently). Before I get stuck into it I'd like some general guidance from those who have had more experience of Corsas in general and this little cam chain ... 29 Jun 2010 06:24
Sierra rear discs.
I've obtained some new Sierra Cosworth rear callipers for a conversion job on another car. Bought some pads off Ebay. Should there shim(s) behind the pad(s)? -- *When I'm not in my right mind, my left mind gets pretty crowded * Dave Plowman dave(a)davenoise.co.uk London SW ... 28 Jun 2010 19:31
brake drums (citroen c3)
Hi, I have a 2004 Citroen C3. Occasionally when braking there is a squeal. The front of the car uses discs, which I am more familiar with. I have taken off the front wheels and there is a lot of friction material left on the pads and no sign of any grit trapped between the pads and the disc, so far so good. ... 28 Jun 2010 04:08
Lis to cars with Idiotic names
Chevrolet Lacetti - Chewy lettuce? Vauxhall Vectra - The engineer must be dumb? Ford Escort - Pimpmobile? ... 1 Jul 2010 03:29
Vectra C Control Indicator for engine electronics
Hi When driving the car sometimes the Control Indicator for engine electronics comes on, this is the picture of a car with a spanner in the dashboard. When it lights up the car sort of stutters for a split second then drives normally but with reduced power, ie. accelerates more slowly. When the light is not o... 27 Jun 2010 18:21
List of cars with swearword names
Ford bastardcuntfuck any more? -- Nige, 'Candygram for Mongo' R1 ... 26 Jun 2010 19:37
A list of cars with Girls names
Mercedes Borgward Isabella Fiat Marea any more? ... 27 Jun 2010 13:57
A list of cars with Astronomical names
Ford Orion Ford Galaxy Mercury Saturn Ford Comet any more? ... 5 Jul 2010 16:43
MOT - Rear screenwasher
Will a knackered rear screenwasher lead to a MOT Fail? (it needs a new pump). ... 25 Jun 2010 07:44
Corsa Sxi 02 1.2L Clutch problems ?
My son's Corsa SXi 1.2L 02 Reg, 65k is possibly having some clutch problems. The symptoms are 1st gear very hard to select ? Car struggling to pull away when loaded with 4 adults ? (but it is only 1.2 so maybe that's to be expected !) Overheating smell when driving with full load ? These are my son's descript... 28 Jun 2010 15:06