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slybunda

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About slybunda

  • Birthday 08/03/1980

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    Coventry
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    VVTL-i 184

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  1. Can fuel be siphoned easily? I thought filler necks had anti siphon technology
  2. Cousins range rover was attempted fuel robbery dunno if they succeeded but got me thinking about the gen7. Is there a lockable key type of bung you can get like the ones ford and even Toyota aygos use? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/302298715497 Would that work?
  3. I dont get it more ethanol in fuel should mean cheaper cost too but price is going up.
  4. My uncles make petrol and oil transport tankers. The tankers use an epoxy coating on the inside.
  5. Ahh thats the other thing i was gonna ask. If changing the condenser do i just get seals that go on the condenser? Should i not touch the seals on the compressor side unless im opening up the pipes to the compressor? From the sounds of it i should change all the seals compressor and condenser side to be on the safe side. Also from reading around it seems nissens is oem for volvo. However if you go main dealer for nissens condenser you will get nissens made in Sweden. Aftermarket nissens is made in china depending which car its for. So dunno...
  6. Odd iv had the gen7 for 8 years and when i first got it it waa 13 years old and ac did work but was never mega cold unless driving on motorway. Over time it lost its kick. Iv got various cars over 10 years old that have never been regassed and are still cold. Mums 2004 astra was regassed but didnt last a few months so has to be leaking. And leaks are usually from the condenser. Also that dryer thing may be like a silica gel packet you get in boxes that ship out electronic goods to absorb any moisture. Gonna get condenser sorted first before i go for a gas job. Dunno if they oil the system before or if i need to oil it up when condenser is fitted. Job looks easy like changing coolant rad. Probably easier since no bleeding etc needed. Bumper off job though. As mentioned above if nissens and valeo is oem then im gonna try and stick with them for a replacement.
  7. The receiver dryer canister is attached to the condenser but does it come empty and need the dryer added to it?
  8. is 1zz and 2zz same on ac side of things like condenser and orings etc?
  9. i thought the rads are made of aluminium so shouldnt rust. also anyone made a shopping list of parts needed to change condenser? i get its the: condenser O rings pag46 oil?????? receiver dryer? dont know its it comes with the condenser??
  10. I don't want to get a cheapo crap quality one since if it gives problems then its gonna cost more with repeated regassings. Iv seen a few brands like frigair, nissens, nrf, valeo, daisis etc but not sure which brand to go with. Valeo iv seen as original factory fit in many different cars but not sure if the original celica one is valeo or denso.
  11. Im after a condenser too. Looks like prices have risen up a bit. Do they come with o rings or is that extra?
  12. That esso fuel is silly high price here. I just stick with momentum99. Shame ecu is encrypted and cant be mapped to make better use of high octane. 2zz would probably put out the full 190 then lol.
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