Ignition replacement!

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Ignition replacement!

Post by cavmad » Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:37 am

Just broken the flaming key in the ignition of the TXD hatch. Have a spare one here with key though (and wiring if needed). My question is to get the actual ignition unit out do I turn the key to position one and put an allen key in the hole on the barrel housing as with other cars, also there seems to be a small button on the side of the unit which I assume I press in at same time?
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Post by cavmad » Sat Jul 01, 2006 12:45 pm

Cracked it now, pain in the arse of a job but have managed to get the old unit out and put the `new` one in c/w wiring as it looked easier that way. I`ll have to just re-route the wiring at the bottom when I get the chance as I didn`t feed it through the platic trim at the bottom.

Memo: when I conquer the world and start a new BX factory in Blackpool invite the original designer who included all those stupid bloody allen key screws instead of Phillip`s ones, tie him up in a dark corner of the stores and beat him about the head daily with old bits of wiring :evil:
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Post by jeremy » Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:46 pm

You mean the torx headed screws? I rather like them - at least you don't have to guess if its phillips or posidrive and they seem to last better.

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Post by AndersDK » Sat Jul 01, 2006 3:18 pm

Torx is the new world - not for the old mad in a cave Billy 8)
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