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Forum: Base Chassis (Fiat/Mercedes/Iveco etc)   05-12-2016, 16:21
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By flyinghigh
if the master cylinder is holding on the rear...

if the master cylinder is holding on the rear brakes just crack open a rear bleed nipple, if it squirts out and doesn't just dribble then it's likely the master, but i have had a few flexible brake...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   28-11-2016, 15:28
Replies: 13
  Tyres
Views: 3,428
Posted By flyinghigh
I Fly a Europa Tri gear that took me 7 years to...

I Fly a Europa Tri gear that took me 7 years to build, i usually i fly out of Lydd or Bigginhill,
At the moment she is home having a new 8.33 radio fitted and it's annual for next year, plus a Mode...
Forum: Engine and Gearbox   28-11-2016, 15:09
Replies: 17
Views: 4,166
Posted By flyinghigh
Pretty much as everybody had said, its done...

Pretty much as everybody had said, its done annually with a average mileage of 10,000, I really don't understand People that have spent upwards f 70,000 on a vehicle gripe about doing an oil...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   28-11-2016, 14:50
Replies: 13
  Tyres
Views: 3,428
Posted By flyinghigh
Talking I agree, it's a throwback to the crossply days...

I agree, it's a throwback to the crossply days and isn't needed with modern radial tyres, as long as your steering geometry is correct and tyre pressures are checked regularly then your front tyres...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   28-11-2016, 14:34
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By flyinghigh
Last year after fitting discs and pads all round,...

Last year after fitting discs and pads all round, use the latest DOT5.1 fluid and not the inferior DOT4. Also don't get confused with the silicone DOT5 brake fluid,
the main reason for replacing the...
Forum: Off Topic   08-11-2016, 09:02
Replies: 33
Views: 1,307
Posted By flyinghigh
on the upside the police catalogue known...

on the upside the police catalogue known criminals tattoos, so when they are stopped and give a false name they can often be identify from their tats,
Forum: Off Topic   27-10-2016, 10:38
Replies: 72
Views: 2,887
Posted By flyinghigh
The wife has been smoking for years and last year...

The wife has been smoking for years and last year decided to try vaping instead, its was ok for about six months then she had problems with breathing, (couldn't catch her breath) then we found out...
Forum: AutoSleeper Motorhomes   21-09-2016, 13:46
Replies: 71
Views: 10,277
Posted By flyinghigh
my Renault does exactly the same and over the...

my Renault does exactly the same and over the three years I have own her the gearbox has adapted to my driving style,
I No longer do Grand Prix traffic light starts! why would you even try in a 4...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   15-09-2016, 19:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By flyinghigh
I didn't put any metal on the roof, I put a hole...

I didn't put any metal on the roof, I put a hole directly over my wardrobe through the fibreglass roof, clean back the insulation from the inside, then used copper tape that has adhesive on one side...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   15-09-2016, 09:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By flyinghigh
I noticed that Caulkhead is also using a Sony...

I noticed that Caulkhead is also using a Sony head unit, that it keeps switching back to FM from DAB is a sign of a poor aerial,
MY DAB works extremely well, I mostly listen to LBC and can do that...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   15-09-2016, 09:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By flyinghigh
I fitted a DAB unit last year and had a...

I fitted a DAB unit last year and had a improvement on the number of stations I could receive, But
without doubt the way to get a good radio reception on DAB/FM is replacing your screen aerial with...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   29-08-2016, 18:28
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By flyinghigh
a couple of year back I spotted a Motorhome...

a couple of year back I spotted a Motorhome overtaking me on the M6 with his main roof light wide opened, so I overtook him and pulled over into the slow lane with the intentions of signalling his...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   14-08-2016, 12:25
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By flyinghigh
not feasible I'm afraid! on some engines there...

not feasible I'm afraid!
on some engines there is a lot to strip out before you get to the glow plugs, and who would be responsible if they broke on a early removal? I guarantee the owner...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   02-06-2016, 18:50
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By flyinghigh
Land Rover where experimenting in the sixties on...

Land Rover where experimenting in the sixties on a series 2A 109, it gave much better ground clearance than the Jeep one but it wouldn't meet the current emissions at the MOT,...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   25-05-2016, 08:37
Replies: 38
Views: 2,319
Posted By flyinghigh
I brought a 50cc Honda vision and it worked quite...

I brought a 50cc Honda vision and it worked quite well with just the rider but was slow with a pillion so fitted a modified variator that gave a worthwhile performance hike,
the 50cc is restricted...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   15-02-2016, 21:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By flyinghigh
I am using the revelut card at the moment in New...

I am using the revelut card at the moment in New Zealand and it consistently returns a better rate of exchange then the banks will give you,
it's simple to use as a credit card up to the amount you...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   09-12-2015, 20:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,181
Posted By flyinghigh
I am using a revelut card at the moment in New...

I am using a revelut card at the moment in New Zealand , you use sterling to charge it and at a click you can change it to euro or US dollars at a great bank exchange rate, it also works on over 80...
Forum: LPG / Gas   29-10-2015, 13:15
Replies: 71
Views: 9,214
Posted By flyinghigh
[QUOTE=mandyandandy; They will probably become...

[QUOTE=mandyandandy; They will probably become more aware as time goes on that no motorhome runs on gas

Plenty of petrol driven motor homes have a LPG tank solely to power the engine,...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   19-10-2015, 09:29
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By flyinghigh
if that works for you then fine, but it still...

if that works for you then fine, but it still means that the cable is undersized or too far away from the battery or battery below par,
personally I would want to correct the installation problem...
Forum: Jokes & Trivia   17-10-2015, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By flyinghigh
separate rooms work for me! I no longer can...

separate rooms work for me! I no longer can hear her snoring:-)
Forum: Adria Motorhomes   16-10-2015, 13:50
Replies: 22
Views: 9,888
Posted By flyinghigh
congratulations on taking the plunge! As I said...

congratulations on taking the plunge! As I said previously we are delighted with our Adria and I am sure you will be equally so when you take delivery next year, exciting times ahead for...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   16-10-2015, 09:23
Replies: 66
Views: 5,372
Posted By flyinghigh
My screen pulls down from the top and with bright...

My screen pulls down from the top and with bright or low winter sun I just pull it down enough to do the job, works perfect!

I have both inner and outer solar screens if needed, if on site I will...
Forum: Reversing Cameras   08-10-2015, 08:51
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By flyinghigh
I agree, and I usually turn of the monitor when...

I agree, and I usually turn of the monitor when it gets dark, if it's wet and dark the CMOS camera is next to useless IMO,
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   08-10-2015, 08:12
Replies: 66
Views: 5,372
Posted By flyinghigh
surely just a quality insulated curtain that...

surely just a quality insulated curtain that drops down to insulate the cab from the habitation is just as effective for a fraction of the cost!
what am I missing?
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   07-10-2015, 12:38
Replies: 49
Views: 6,539
Posted By flyinghigh
and you think that the migrants won't wander up...

and you think that the migrants won't wander up the coast 10 miles? after travelling from North Africa to them that's a walk in the park!
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