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    A little low on the driver side.

    Hi Cobraboy, many thanks for that, I will get it round to a friend of mine who has a ramp at some point so we can have a good look, I tried to have a look on my drive at home and couldn’t see anything. Need to get on with it quickly as the council will be gritting the roads round here soon and...
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    A little low on the driver side.

    Every now and then when looking at my car I have sometimes thought she seems a little low on the driver side at the rear. Took out the trusty tape measure today finally and I measure from the middle of the rear wheel arch down to the ground. She is sitting approximately 2 cm lower on the...
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    Fuel and temperature gauge dropping intermittently.

    Any offers advice would be appreciated, very occasionally my fuel gauge and my temperature gauge both drop about 25% of the travel distance, maybe just for a few seconds, then all is well. They never seem to return to the off position, and it only ever seems to last a few seconds. There is...
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    Exhaust emissions

    As of today (19/10/2021) When I enter my registration plate on the official transport for London website it says I need to pay the ULEZ fee. However if you then proceed through to the payment section, it only comes up with the congestion charge fee, the box that you tick for the ultra low...
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    Grill paint

    I just use a dab of clear shoe polish and then give it a good buff. I’ve never tried to repaint the silver edges as I’m not sure I’m accurate enough, always scared I’d ruin it.
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    Gear stick bush

    I can see now there is a locator for it, I just wasn’t looking hard enough!
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    Gear stick bush

    I am replacing the spherical bush that the gear stick sticks into the little pin that obviously locates into the ball on the stick. My question is when reassembling which way do I position this, I’m guessing it’s with the nipple to the front but I wanted to check that doesn’t seem to be any...
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    Drivers seat

    Thank you to you both, that’s very useful information:thumb::)
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    Drivers seat

    Not sure if this question has been asked here before, but can I put a passenger seat in the place of the drivers seat? I appreciate the tilt adjuster will be on the wrong side, but other than this are there any issues or is it completely different?
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    Boot Lid R&R issues?

    from memory, many years ago I made the mistake of not putting the hinge bolts back where I got them from. The issue being that one bolt is longer than the other, and if you put the long bolt in the short hole you will puncture the surface of the boot skin. I learnt the hard way on that one. Also...
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    Where have you visted in your Rover this summer?

    As many of us will have a stay-cation this year, I thought it might be fun to start a "where have you been in your Rover this summer" thread. We could post where and when and a suitable photo. I will get things going.... A caravan weekend at Hayling island on the south coast. Mid may 2021, round...
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    Great new web site

    I see the people at Wins have a great new web site ( ) its like an Aladin's cave! I have no connection to Wins other than I have used them for spares for years now and always found them brilliant to deal with.
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    nidgebeaky Hi I am a new member with 2000TC with odd question?

    The auto box is MUCH fatter from memory, pretty sure it simply wont fit. I have had both at times over the years, if I am correct even the carpets are narrower in the auto's.
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    Aftermarket steering wheels...

    Moto-Lita looks nice. I rescued this from a dumped crashed P6 the day it went to the scrap yard in London back in the 80s. I bet the Tow Truck folk cursed me when they were trying to move the car from the lamppost it was wrapped around. The next weekend I saw the same car in the local scrapyard...