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andym last won the day on February 13

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  1. CVRT Coolant?

    Just be careful that you don't use any antifreeze with organic inhibitors in it. Ethylene glycol should be OK. Andy
  2. Cvrt front numbers

    Do Bovington hold record cards for RAF vehicles? Andy
  3. Bits from the dark box

    Thanks John, I'll check when I'm back home on Wednesday. How much do you want for the connector? Andy
  4. Bits from the dark box

    Of course I do - I also know how much they cost! Andy
  5. Bits from the dark box

    Can you please give me the diameter of the thread on the backshell? It might fit another connector I need one for. Andy
  6. K60 starter problems

    The solenoid also needs to go hard over to uncover the jet in the excess fuel device, which is likely to be your problem. Andy
  7. K60 starter problems

    There is some information, including the solenoid adjustment, in the manuals available from the FV430 forum, but you won't find anything there about the excess fuel device I'm afraid. You need EMER Pwr M110 and Pwr M132, which I've never seen. Andy
  8. K60 starter problems

    I don't see that this can be an injector problem or it wouldn't run at all - that's why I asked. It sounds more like failure or maladjustment of the excess fuel device in the FIP that provides extra fuel at low rpm, principally during cranking. Unfortunately I can't find any information as detailed operation of the FIP is covered in an EMER that I've never seen. Andy
  9. K60 starter problems

    It depends on the type fitted, but between 150 and 175 atmospheres according to the manual, in other words between 2250 and 2625 psi. Are you saying that the engine now won't start at all? Andy
  10. FV426 Pics Needed - Help!

    I've had a hunt for the MVEE trials reports but they seem to have gone astray when Chertsey closed. Andy
  11. K60 starter problems

    I'd agree with David about the FIP solenoid, it's a pretty standard problem. And as he says, take a look at the FV430 Forum! Andy
  12. RAK 15/2 Water Heater

    I bought one some time ago, it cost more to find a connector than the unit itself! Andy
  13. FV426 Pics Needed - Help!

    If you mean WE177s, that's because they couldn't land them in time and they never entered territorial waters anyway! Andy
  14. FV426 Pics Needed - Help!

    Clive is your man for anything Orange William, I'm sure he'll be along soon. Out of interest, what is this for? Andy
  15. Dunlop TRAKMARK

    For info, you can just ignore the self-adhesive. Remove the backing.sheet and glue to the remainder of the old glue layer. Andt