Mulley's Valver

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Defender110 » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:27 pm

only replaced the one rear arm bearing?
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:51 am

Just did the one side which was creaking & leaning a bit, the other side is ok for the mo.
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Vanny » Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:35 pm

MULLEY wrote:Erm, probably forgotten something from the aboe list, & still a few jobs that need doing, but getting there slowly.
You forgot any pictures

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tinkley » Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:25 am

Going to get mighty sick of rear arm bearings soon, got 4 to do.... :wink: btw the kits seem to be getting rare and/or a bit expensive. Ended up with some Italian made kits so we shall see how they work, not too bad at about 21 a side.

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:41 pm

I have a spare kit I think if anyone's desperate,
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Sun Oct 11, 2015 12:00 am

The gears got very stiff a few weeks ago, hoping its just the clutch cable & not the clutch or the gearbox :( It's at Bourne for love & attention, not heard anything from them in a while, i'd better get on the blower & find out whats happening, i'm getting valveritis ;)
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:30 pm

Ask him how my two are doing, there were supposed to be done in July!! Lol
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tinkley » Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:38 pm

MULLEY wrote:The gears got very stiff a few weeks ago, hoping its just the clutch cable & not the clutch or the gearbox :( It's at Bourne for love & attention, not heard anything from them in a while, i'd better get on the blower & find out whats happening, i'm getting valveritis ;)
Mmmm reminds me of 1.6, pretty sure it is not the box but maybe the release bearing. Not so tricky with the normal petrols, but the Valver is a bit tighter.... :wink: Worth a clutch cable lube for starters. I have a spare bearing if you want it as mine uses the ball joint type not the fork actuation. Unfortunately the only kit I could get had the 'wrong'. Also have a complete new 16v clutch which Luk said fitted my 1.6 - it doesn't!.

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:27 pm

I fitted a new cable to my valves, made the clutch loads better
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Thu Nov 26, 2015 10:44 pm

Finally managed to get onto the forum, i can't access it via outlook, but with chrome it works? The car is still at Barry's, i've not been able to get it back due to some health issues which has been very frustrating. The clutch has been sorted, although i've got no idea what's been done, the last lot of news was from a forum member who mentioned it was in pieces, so i'm hoping the broken heater control panel has been sorted as well & it now blows hot & cold air with the correct adjustment. Water was also getting in, possibly the aeriel mount, again hope thats been fixed. Shame its been away for so long, but i won't be driving this car in winter as it needs to get the little bits of rust sorting out to stop any spread & i don't want that salt to kill it, this will be a dry weather or used in summer only as the txd died of rust.
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
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1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:57 pm

Were going to Barry's tomorrow Matt, so will have a look and let you know.

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:01 pm

Cheers :)
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Nov 28, 2015 11:52 pm

It was dark when we got to Barry's, but your car was there, minus various dashboard parts and Barry stated he was putting some new hydraulic pipes in?
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
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1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:57 pm

There has been a bit of leakage which i thought had been sorted last time, perhaps it decided to piss out lhm again. I'm dreading phoning him to find out how much this is all going to cost, anyone want a valver ;)
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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Re: Mulley's Valver

Post by MULLEY » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:53 pm

Saw the sad looking beast last sunday, bonnet off, the scuttle panel was clear of blowers etc & the entire dash was off, looked very sad. Quite a bit of the a/c system has been removed as it turns out the heater box was damaged with broken leaver & a cable which had been cut, either way it won't work. So 2nd hand parts to be fitted & the a/c sytem to be ditched, real shame as i was hoping to have working a/c one day, but its that bloody old & it was a non citroen one fitted by the dealer, so probably even more of a bitch to get sorted out. I'll keep all the a/c bits & probably sell the various bits if anyone wants some? I don't really want to drive it in this weather anyway, so i'm in no rush to get her back & would rather its sorted so it spends less time off the road this year than it did last year.
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.