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    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

Thanks everyone for your help. I’ve pulled the binnacle to have a proper look at the rear.  The PO has clearly been in there trying to sort this problem already.  The PCB is not in great shape on the...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 16 Oct 2021, 10:28
    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

(15 Oct 2021, 10:22)Guinney1971 Wrote: whereabouts are you based? Just wondering if there is an owner near you who could pop over with their car and try their sender in your car to double check thi...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 15 Oct 2021, 16:40
    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

Hi Everyone, An update on this.  I have tested full continuity to from the sender to the guage and all fine.  I have 12v on the right hand bolt of the guage (when viewed from the rear) and continuity...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 14 Oct 2021, 20:39
    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

(12 Oct 2021, 11:49)TristanC Wrote: This may help orientate yourself on the gauge bolts  Thanks Tristan, this makes sense.  Not sure what happened to my picture but your diagram is what I can see l...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 13 Oct 2021, 20:39
  Music Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

Yes, that bug has caught my eye many times! As an update, I thought I would have a look up into the rear of the binnacle at the temp guage just to see what was there. I’ve attached a photo of the bac...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 11 Oct 2021, 20:28
    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: RE: Temp guage issues

Hi Tristan, I had read your thread and was impressed with your testing procedure! Your guage wasn’t moving from 100 but mine keeps rising to 12 o clock so I was thinking we had different issues but, ...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 10 Oct 2021, 20:45
    Thread: Temp guage issues
Post: Temp guage issues

Hi Everyone, Currently trying to diagnose a faulty temp guage. Since I have had the car the temperature guage has been pointing straight up. I have read some threads on here talking about various tem...
Jonkicks 3 - Electrical 18 477 10 Oct 2021, 20:05
    Thread: Engine idle and timing (I think)
Post: RE: Engine idle and timing (I think)

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I’ll have a look at the things suggested and report back with findings. Chris, nothing played around with yet - I have a friend who collects classic minis and that...
Jonkicks 1 - Engine 4 129 10 Oct 2021, 19:52
    Thread: Engine idle and timing (I think)
Post: Engine idle and timing (I think)

Hi Everyone, My car is now running with new exhaust fitted and governor replaced. I spent three weeks at a local mechanics getting these bits fitted (the exhaust in particular was a big job for me to...
Jonkicks 1 - Engine 4 129 09 Oct 2021, 20:33
    Thread: Hello everyone
Post: RE: Hello everyone

(10 Aug 2021, 11:10)Derfel Wrote: Congratulations Jon. I'm in Ashby-de-la-Zouch - so very close! Very close to me.  Out of interest, do you use a Leicester garage/mechanic for any work?
Jonkicks New member? Say hello :) 14 493 12 Aug 2021, 08:44
    Thread: Hello everyone
Post: RE: Hello everyone

Nice to meet you all. A few cars in the Midlands which is great to hear.  I wonder which of your cars I have seen on the M1 a few times over the last few years?!
Jonkicks New member? Say hello :) 14 493 11 Aug 2021, 15:36
    Thread: Hello everyone
Post: RE: Hello everyone

(10 Aug 2021, 10:09)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Welcome! Whereabouts in the country are you based? Hi Rich, I’m in Leicester so not far from you by the looks of it! Jon
Jonkicks New member? Say hello :) 14 493 10 Aug 2021, 10:27
    Thread: Hello everyone
Post: Hello everyone

New user saying hello.... I have just recently purchased a Delorean fulfilling a 30 year dream.  Looking forward to getting it to the UK (currently in Ireland) and on the road.  A few mechanical issu...
Jonkicks New member? Say hello :) 14 493 10 Aug 2021, 07:39