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Forum: iH Motorhomes   02-06-2015, 17:58
Replies: 46
Views: 60,443
Posted By Ketvrin
Its good to hear of an IH getting some good...

Its good to hear of an IH getting some good use... Ours has just returned from a month in the western isles, 14 islands, 10 ferries, 2200 miles and never missed a beat despite sometimes challenging...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   15-02-2015, 23:25
Replies: 18
Views: 4,411
Posted By Ketvrin
Managed to source a new-old-stock original Fiat...

Managed to source a new-old-stock original Fiat exhaust for £190... If it lasts another ten years, its replacement will be someone elses job

K :wink:
Forum: Fiat Ducato   01-02-2015, 21:34
Replies: 18
Views: 4,411
Posted By Ketvrin
I need an exhaust for my 2004 van and wonder how...

I need an exhaust for my 2004 van and wonder how long these £80 ebay exhausts last? Are they any good? Are they any noisier? Good fit? Etc etc... What are peoples findings and any recommendations?
...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   16-01-2015, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,509
Posted By Ketvrin
I believe this is telling you there is a fault...

I believe this is telling you there is a fault with one or more glow plugs. I would change the lot rather than just the faulty one(s).

Good luck

K :wink:
Forum: Fiat Ducato   13-01-2015, 21:15
Replies: 16
Views: 6,492
Posted By Ketvrin
Anyone ever seen a chrome set for 24 a/f bolt...

Anyone ever seen a chrome set for 24 a/f bolt heads? They all seem to be 21 mm ?

K :roll:
Forum: Fiat Ducato   08-01-2015, 23:42
Replies: 22
Views: 8,943
Posted By Ketvrin
Good advice for any type of jack... Nearside...

Good advice for any type of jack... Nearside punctures mean you are often on loose gravel or dirt and not level so a board or plate of some description is wise...

As for the mobile and rescue......
Forum: Fiat Ducato   07-01-2015, 23:51
Replies: 11
Views: 3,305
Posted By Ketvrin
Ok update... I have now bought a Varta 019...

Ok update...

I have now bought a Varta 019 H3 Silverline 100Ah battery for £84 delivered, which has a CCA of 830.

Hopefully that will last me a while past the five year guarantee it comes with....
Forum: Fiat Ducato   06-01-2015, 22:05
Replies: 11
Views: 3,305
Posted By Ketvrin
Thanks for the answers so far and yes it is the...

Thanks for the answers so far and yes it is the Vehicle battery I need to replace. I also have two 100 Ah liesure batteries, one under each seat, and they are ok.

The Banner range confuses me with...
Forum: Jokes & Trivia   06-01-2015, 18:10
Replies: 29,396
Views: 1,521,692
Posted By Ketvrin
Pointer

Pointer
Forum: Fiat Ducato   06-01-2015, 16:55
Replies: 11
Views: 3,305
Posted By Ketvrin
What battery?

The battery on my 2004 PVC 2.8 JTD Ducato is goosed... Had two dry cells and now will not hold a charge very long.
Its 10 years old obviously as it is a Magnetti Marelli so must be original fitment...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   04-12-2014, 10:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ketvrin
Checked bolts this morning and I find that they...

Checked bolts this morning and I find that they have a 24 hex head but are M14 x 33mm long. I have seen some M14 x 27mm long bolts advertised but they had 21 hex head.

Will keep looking...

K ...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   03-12-2014, 23:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ketvrin
Inneed to check tomorrow but I'm sure my existing...

Inneed to check tomorrow but I'm sure my existing studs are 24 hex head so will be M16 as listed on this ebay item...
...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   03-12-2014, 23:22
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ketvrin
Also stanner - you are correct the original...

Also stanner - you are correct the original fitment was 205 but on advice by others I have decided to go for 215 tyres. Hopefully that does not constitute a " modification" in the eyes of an...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   03-12-2014, 23:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ketvrin
Thanks rayc and bigfrank3 :wink: (and Techno) ...

Thanks rayc and bigfrank3 :wink: (and Techno)

I now know the wheels will fit and as the wheels I am looking at are the later ones, so will the trims...

I also now know the bolts are shorter -...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   03-12-2014, 23:13
Replies: 12
Views: 5,699
Posted By Ketvrin
It did! Thanks mate, I was pointed here by Techno...

It did! Thanks mate, I was pointed here by Techno - thanks also and now know the difference between pre and post 2006 wheels..great post

Thanks

k :wink:
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   03-12-2014, 20:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ketvrin
Change my alloys for steel wheels? Questions

I have a set of 15" Fiat alloys on my 2004 Ducato PVC, two alloys are a bit scabby, all five tyres are 205 70 15C and need replacing due to wear or age (spare is an original unused Michelin Agilis...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   02-12-2014, 17:43
Replies: 16
Views: 5,639
Posted By Ketvrin
Hmmm... Service records before I got the van show...

Hmmm... Service records before I got the van show services were done at an independant garage, not a main dealer, the last one done four months before I bought it (via a local dealer).

So, moral...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   02-12-2014, 16:55
Replies: 16
Views: 5,639
Posted By Ketvrin
Yep i do agree that the garage in the village are...

Yep i do agree that the garage in the village are trustworthy and thorough..
I consider them to be car mechanics as opposed to main dealer "technicians"

I might post the name of the fiat main...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   01-12-2014, 23:50
Replies: 16
Views: 5,639
Posted By Ketvrin
Self Service today

I serviced my 2.8 2004 Ducato PVC today and got through it without any horrors but did get a bit of a surprise...

Oil and filter took half an hour.

New air filter takes just a few minutes,...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   01-11-2014, 23:31
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Ketvrin
Cheers Peter thats exactly the info I was looking...

Cheers Peter thats exactly the info I was looking for. You are a great help, much appreciated...

Wish me luck

K :wink:
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   01-11-2014, 23:21
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Ketvrin
Is that for alloy wheels or fingernails :lol: ...

Is that for alloy wheels or fingernails :lol:

Like this...
...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   01-11-2014, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Ketvrin
I have lots of time, but not £150.00 to save...

I have lots of time, but not £150.00 to save myself some hassle..:wink:

Yes they are painted alloys, standard fit alloys for Ducatos of that vintage just like these...
...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   01-11-2014, 22:12
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Ketvrin
What paint to use for wheel refurb?

Two of the alloys on my 2004 Ducato are perfect but the other three are scabby and have corrosion below flaking paint. I cannot afford to have them professionally refurbished so intend to have a go...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-10-2014, 00:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ketvrin
I have recently SORN'd my van on line and it was...

I have recently SORN'd my van on line and it was easy... It did say that the date was backdated to 1st October which made me hopeful for an extra months refund, but five days later I received a...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   10-10-2014, 00:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By Ketvrin
I fitted two 12 volt sockets to the plastic...

I fitted two 12 volt sockets to the plastic louvre panel on the front of the passenger seat. Power comes from the leisure battery under the seat via a fuse and a switch so is always live. It would...
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