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    Need some help as wiring up some projector headlights

    I was gonna modify a spare set of old headlights which I have, when done the mot garage is gonna check the lights and beam pattern if ok then I will fit them to the van So gonna get then checked and only fitting them if they pass
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    Need some help as wiring up some projector headlights

    I've been told by my local mot garage this is legal but I just need to work out how to wire the h1 light to the h4 harness inc the high low Solenoid switch
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    Need some help as wiring up some projector headlights

    Hey can anybody here please help, I'm looking at fitting a set of projector lens highlights to a VW T5 but I'm a little stuck, The Original fitting for the vw t5 is a H4 bulb so 3 wires 1) earth 2) pos low beam 3) pos high beam the projector light which I'm thinking of fitting is as follows 2...
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    Are there any MOT inspectors on here???

    I'm hoping to make my headlights better and have them aimed properly Plus it would be great to do something a little different
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    Are there any MOT inspectors on here???

    Im trying to find out if i can modify my headlights but cant seem to find my answer anywhere My car has twin reflector headlights obviously 1 reflector is low beam and the other is high beam What im trying to find out is can i convert both reflectors to hi and low beam
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    Are there any MOT inspectors on here???

    Hey im after some help on headlight rules in the uk
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    What projector lenses can you buy?

    Hey I guessing most of you are gonna think this is a stuipd question to ask but can you buy small projector lenses? I know 1.8", 2.5" and 3" and available but is it possible to buy smaller than 1.8" and can you get them with just a low beam setting?
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    Is it possible to remove the lens on a headlight?

    Well i found a way of removing the clear len on youtube, so after watch the video where the person put the headlight unit into the oven, it surprisingly works
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    Is it possible to remove the lens on a headlight?

    Hey just asking but is it possible to remove the lens on a headlight without destroying them ???
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    Can you strip the chrome plate off a badge???

    I was thinking of doing this but just thought it would have a better finish if i removed the chrome
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    Can you strip the chrome plate off a badge???

    Hey im after some help i had a couple of plastic bonnet badges which id like to remove the chrome plating from, is it possible to remove the chrome myself or does anyone know a company which can remove the chrome plating for me????
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    Recommendations on which dashboard paint is best

    I gonna use a matt or satin black on most of the dash a gloss on some of the trim, my little girl wants me to paint the dashboard black and deep purple so might give that a go, at least it will be different lol
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    Recommendations on which dashboard paint is best

    Im thinking of using the plastikote primer, matt black and gloss black or gloss red, and the plastikote Matt and gloss sealers
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    Has anyone used fabric and vinyl spray paint dye

    Hey just asking if any one here has used or tried fabric and vinyl spray dye, either to dye there carpets, roof lining or vinyl trim if so what did you use and did it ruin the fabric or not
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    Im after an induction filter for my vw t5

    Ok thanks for the advise just wanted a better engine sound, not gonna go mad with engine mods want a better exhaust so im fabricating my own system frim the cat back most prob gonna use MIJ exhaust components and keep the system looking standard
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    Im after an induction filter for my vw t5

    Hey can anyone help im having a bit of fun and wanna fit a induction kit to my vw t5 2.5tdi I Iike the BMC and pipercross viper style kits but cant seem to find one for my van Can anyone help or recommend a good filter
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    Recommendations on which dashboard paint is best

    I did have a look at flocking but my t5 is gonna be a work vehicle too and will most prob get ruined
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    Recommendations on which dashboard paint is best

    No i haven't to be honest will have to have a look
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    Recommendations on which dashboard paint is best

    Hey just got myself vw t5 van and i wanna clean up the interior and try and make it look better, emphasize on the word try lol One of the things im thinking of doing is painting the dashboard and door cards, but as ive never done this before can anyone recommend a make of spray to use???
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    Help which is best 2010 Ford Transit or Mercedes Vito van

    Hey for me i think the mini idea is ideal for as i sometimes need the length of a panel van and sometimes i need more seats but my problem is where i live i can only have 1 vehicle so need something mutli purpose
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    Help which is best 2010 Ford Transit or Mercedes Vito van

    Hey I'm not sure if this is the right category to put this post but here it goes. As the thread states I'm looking at buying either a Ford Transit minibus or a Mercedes Vito minibus for a work vehicle, id prefer a minibus over a panel van as it would suit my needs better, so I'm after advise or...
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    Please help me Audi A5 or BMW 5 series

    Don't get me wrong I just feel mercs are for old people, BMW and Audi are more sporty lol
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    Please help me Audi A5 or BMW 5 series

    I'm not to keen on Mercedes-Benz
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    Please help me Audi A5 or BMW 5 series

    Im after some help iv decided it's time to change car and get something a bit bigger, I currently have a BMW e90 330d which is a fantastic car, but iv been looking at a few different cars and got my list down to 2 cars, the Audi A5 3l tdi quattro or the BMW E60 530D. I have tested both cars a...
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    Has anyone used motorcycle carbs on a Rover V8 engine

    Hey I'm asking this as iv seen it on an old custom car on Google, the engine is a Rover V8 3.5 auto but instead stead of twin su or a holley carb it is fitted with two banks of 4 carbs off a Honda cb750, which looks fantastic but what are the pros and cons of this and would it work ok on a...
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    Radiator sizes and what's the smallest I can use on a Rover v8

    I wasn't thinking of laying the rad flat just maybe rotating it 90 degree's
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    Radiator sizes and what's the smallest I can use on a Rover v8

    Hmmmmm that formula looks a bit strange is there an online calculator or can recommend the smallest radiator that will suit a Rover v8?
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    Radiator sizes and what's the smallest I can use on a Rover v8

    Actually I like the sound of mounting the rad on its side then I could make a nice stainless surround As ideally I need the radiator 500mm x 700mm max
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    Radiator sizes and what's the smallest I can use on a Rover v8

    Just a 3.5l Rover v8 with twin SU carbs and auto box. And thanks so far
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    Radiator sizes and what's the smallest I can use on a Rover v8

    Hey this is most probably gonna be a really dumb question but is there a formula to work out the size of a radiator needed say for a Rover 3.5 V8 as I'm after the smallest possible I can get very narrow and tall for me is gonna be better than a low and wide rad????
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    How much can you safely narrow a jag Xj6 axle

    Iv got the later axle with out board brakes I believe it's off the xj40???? Weldings not a prob as I can do this where I work and I don't wanna used an sd1 axle as I want independent suspension
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    How much can you safely narrow a jag Xj6 axle

    Hey I know this might sound like a stuiped question but iv tried having a good look for an answer but no luck so far, so here it is How much can a jag Xj6 rear axle be narrowed by as in each side or total width, Im axle is apx 65" wide Inc wheels, and the half shafts are 17" each, I was...
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    Does any know which mechanical speedometer have a 2:1 ratio?

    It's not for a car but a trike, im using a V8 rover with a jag axle, so gonna use the for wheel off a bike cycle but I really wanted a speedo off something like a mini which is all in one, if this makes sense
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    Does any know which mechanical speedometer have a 2:1 ratio?

    Hi a strange question most probably but as the thread title says, im trying to find out if anyone knows if there are any car speedometers that a ratio of 2:1?
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    A pair of steel 15" or 16" rims, 4.75" pcd

    Hi im after a pair of old style steel rims either 15" or 16" preferably 5" or wider and also the type that I can fit half moon hub caps...
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    can anybody recommend me a paint for my engine block

    Its for a trike so the engine will be on show.
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    can anybody recommend me a paint for my engine block

    This is my engine I'm thinking of painting satin black, but looking at polishing the rock covers, the su dash pots, and blasting the main parts of the carbs also replacing all the mild steel brackets with stainless steel brackets
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    can anybody recommend me a paint for my engine block

    What makes of paint are good and which should I avoid? Plus is spraying better for this sort of job?
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    can anybody recommend me a paint for my engine block

    Its a Rover 3.5 v8 with twin su cards, thinking of satin black with polished rocker covers and stainless bits
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    can anybody recommend me a paint for my engine block

    Hi im looking at painting my engine block satin black but there are so many different sprays on offer I'm not to sure which to go for or is the stuff basically all the same just different prices?
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