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    First post - another OBD thread; what do I need?

    Hi I installed ndsi lite v1.51 a free app and confirm it is working
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    First post - another OBD thread; what do I need?

    Hi look at this http://www.buyobd.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=28 I bought this bluetooth obd1 cost me 21.66 took about 2 weeks to arrive. I haven't got it up and running yet as deciding on whether to have a seperate phone running just this, but I did pair it with...
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    Fog lights for under a tenner!

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Nissan-Micra-1998-2000-Fog-Light-Lamp-NEW-O-S-DRIVERS-RIGHT-SPOT-LAMP-SIDE-/302410004319 9.99 actually I think for 1998 - 2000 Enjoy
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    Squealing! power steering idler pulley the problem, how to fix?

    I have had this noise for quite a while and no it is not belt tension as numerous people have told me, at a recent MOT the guy showed me the idler pulley was not rotating hence the awful sound. It only happens on initial start up and then stops when normal driving. I have lived with this, the...
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    Front wheel bearing and brake problem, help please

    Thanks Frank yes sorry no abs the brakes were fine and only occasionally mainly at very slow speed the pedal just soft then back to normal although seemed to be getting worse so have stopped using the car until I can fix it. I wasn't very clear I meant to say cut off and replace both track rod ends.
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    Front wheel bearing and brake problem, help please

    Hi guys I had four new tyres fitted and asked for the wheel alignment to be checked, unfortunately the drivers side wheel bearing is shot so unable to align, passenger side fine. I am looking at replacing with s/h part have a 2001 1.0 hub on ebay for 15.00, will that fit my 1.3 june 1998 car? I...
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    LPG Conversion

    Hi Guys thinking about converting to lpg and spotted this on fleabay currently £200 no bids and just round the corner http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-X-LPG-GAS-CONVERSION-KIT-4-CYLINDER-DIRECT-INJECTION-COMPLETE-/371024839364?pt=UK_Campervan_Caravan_Accessories&hash=item5662cdc2c4 and found the...
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    Rear Brake Drums

    Thanx guys try again tomorrow, must remember to jack it up higher tomorrow!
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    Rear Brake Drums

    Hi everyone have been trying to give my 98 gx 1.3 85k a complete service all fluids underseal etc whilst I was changing brake fluid took off the drums and shoes needed changing. I noted that removing the hub is preferred method but don't have that socket nor access to breaker bar. So 4 hours...
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    How do I Fit DAB aerial to facelift?

    What aerial do have Frank? Aah so that means sun visors grab handle interior light and rubber trim? Sorry to be a pain I have scanned over 100 + posts and searched before I posted my question.
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    How do I Fit DAB aerial to facelift?

    Hi just bought JVC KD-DB42 DAB HU and although they give a stick on windscreen DAB aerial I dont really want to fit it as it might attract unwanted attention plus not sure about reception as only rated 3 * reception, plus rubber mount on my rear aerial is not in very good condition. So I am...
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    rear brake bias compensator valve after lowering for facelift models

    So today I continued working in the street I am afraid so I measured top of rim to wheel arch jacked it up put it on axle stand then jacked up up the axle and got the same distance before removing the wheel. First lowered the bottom of the spring 12mm bolt Then I loosened top nut of...
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    rear brake bias compensator valve after lowering for facelift models

    Hi this is the mount at the bottom of the spring there is no bar as in the excellent guide which is why I am confused. Thoughts please
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    rear brake bias compensator valve after lowering for facelift models

    Thanx for the replies I will have another look tomorrow but either by tightening the top of the spring or (the spring at the bottom is in a slot which at the moment is at the bottom) or by lengthening the slot down should do the trick? Oh and by the way Frank big thanks I sorted my sagging...
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