Wooscary's TZD 1993

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Defender110 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:06 am

docchevron wrote:your spray bar is on the wrong side of the wiper arm!

and the competition winner is....Doc! (I also spotte3d this straight away honest :oops: )
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by docchevron » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:51 pm

Wooscary wrote:Yeah yeah, it's all intentional, I actually got the protractor out and measured various angles and trajectories and found
this set up vastly superior. :D
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Willy » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:45 pm

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Defender110 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:54 pm

Drag race from the lights?
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:57 pm

Obviously, I'm winning! :D

Ha ha, this is brilliant.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:40 pm

Right, who says there hasn't been a summer, look at this poor biro that got left on the dash!

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2012-06-19 11.21.35 by Wooscary, on Flickr

Also what is this switch for? (Excuse the filth, I've been carrying mud!)

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2012-06-19 11.20.03 by Wooscary, on Flickr

And I'm guessing the thing on the right is some kind of audio connector and the thing with the flap is some kind of power point, but what kinds? :D

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2012-06-19 11.20.27 by Wooscary, on Flickr

In other news, went to my friendly and fairly local Citroen garage today for a chat on things that need doing. Upshot is he's having it on Friday to solve the knocking at the front (probably obvious and not even that difficult, but I have no time or decent off road space), and the humming noise from the nearside rear corner.

I wonder if this would all be better in the blog section? Hmmm.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:21 pm

The socket is a DIN 4165, better electrical connection than a cigarette lighter socket. I've just fitted a 4 way socket to a short length of cable with the DIN plug on the end.

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Dunno what the switch is for; does anything happen when you press it or have you not dared yet? :lol:

I can move this to the blog section if you prefer...?
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Paul296 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:17 pm

mat_fenwick wrote: Image
Inspector gadget strikes again! :D
mat_fenwick - (again) wrote:Dunno what the switch is for; does anything happen when you press it? :lol:
Yep, that would be my first line of enquiry in trying to work out what the switch is for! Be careful though; it could be the ejector seat!

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:56 pm

That's a pretty awesome set up Mat! I see. Would these DIN plugs be available from Maplin and the like?

It doesn't seem to do anything, I think the little light comes on, which is pretty impressive, but not overly useful.

I need to figure out the best place to put a switch for the fog lights that will get wired up this year, but this doesn't
seem the most convenient.

Yeah, I reckon if you can move it to the blog section, cheers.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:46 pm

And here I am in the blog section! Cheers Mat.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mds141 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:05 pm

If i'm not mistaken that DIN plug is also referred to as a Hella plug. Just type Hella plug/socket into eBay. We have them in the trucks. You can also get them with a DIN/Hella plug at one end and two power outlet sockets at the other, to plug in phone chargers etc.
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:06 am

Seems like the DIN standard has now been superseded by ISO 4165 but you're right Mark, it goes by a lot of names!

I'm sure Maplin would sell it, but getting a knowledgeable member of staff to help you there seems more and more difficult these days! This bunch do a variety of plugs which can also be used in a lighter socket with the red collar fitted.
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Mike E (uk) » Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:04 am

I find hose plugs cheapest at cpc.co.uk

The plugs fit the normal fag lighter socket, but you can remove the red spacer and then it fits the DIN socket.
Very useful connector these.
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mds141 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:34 pm

Most truck stops and m-way svcs sell these Hella/DIN plugs, but are probably 24v. Try halfords. I miss Tandy/Radio Shack. My dad was on their mailing list back in the '80s and I loved reading through the brochure. Police scanners, C.B. Radios, multi channer equalisers. Seemed so exotic to a 12 year old northern lad. :)
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Defender110 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:25 pm

mds141 wrote:but are probably 24v.
The plug itself should be any DC voltage, it's the item you attach it to that needs to be the correct voltage?
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