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  1. The BRM Faults of 2012 (both of them!)

    I'm pretty bad at offering blog updates with regards to my BRM, but a large reason for the lack of content is the lack of incident.

    Largely the BRM has become the daily drive and has done everything from local to national driving and lots inbetween.

    So what are these faults?

    The Exhaust

    Well, the first problem was a nasty vibration coming from the exhaust. It transpires that the rear silencer wsa the cause because the internals were shot ...
  2. Jaguar Experience Day, Rockingham Motor Speedway

    As some of you may already know, I was lucky enough to take part in a Jaguar Experience day, with many thanks to forum member, AdrianMG.

    Adrian you see, is not just an MG owner, as his name suggests, but also a proud owner of a very nice facelifted version of the Jaguar XF-S, the twin-turbo 3.0 V6 (diesel)!

    Having both attended the MG6 VIP experience last year, I was invited to join in with the Jaguar XF forums group, at this Jaguar day at Rockingham Motor Speedway, ...
  3. Head Gasket Repair for a Rover K16 (1.8 K-series) engine, with V.V.C.

    Head Gasket Repair for a Rover K16 (1.8 K-series) engine, with V.V.C.
    Posted on April 19, 2006

    Before I start I would like to thank the forum members for all their help, support and advice based on real experiance.

    In particular, I would like to thank 3 people, without whomb this head gasket repair 'project' would probably be suffering from disaster;

    ZS

    For taking a day off work and assisting in the collection of the car, for sharing ...
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  4. Changing the Cambelt on the Rover K-Series

    More to follow, but here are some pics of the cambelt cogs and the belt, once the cover(s) have been removed.

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  5. Removal and Refitting of the Airbox Assembley

    More to follow, but here are some pics, showing the fixing points of the airbox assemley.

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