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    Mods

    That will be a K12 USP Video disconnect then? :rolleyes:
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    Any ideas on sorting out lacquer peel on k11 roof?

    Body shop repair @ £250 plus VAT per panel or DIY at marginal cost with U tube video help out to work out. Go for it?
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    Won't start. Anything else I can do before I scrap it?

    Time to Say Goodbye, with a beautiful requiem to a 33K miles K11.
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    1.3 engine tuning

    Perhaps we could also be more holistic, mature open & inclusive thinking of other normal road users as well as ourselves? :eek:
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    1.3 engine tuning

    MOK 12 said, Quote; “loads of cars want to race me like m6 ttrs and stuff” M6 vehicles cost £60K plus & have road race set ups with upwards of 500 plus HP? Present strategy of ignoring such M6 idiots on the roads is a firm soundly proactive based plan for your longevity with your K12 SR...
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    Won't start. Anything else I can do before I scrap it?

    K11 on 33K miles NATS Scrapped?? What a NATS Waste. :cry:
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    PollyMobiles Rebuild

    I don’t understand the attraction of the early Mk1 Mini, a now 60 year old design that is not safe or suitable as a daily runabout in congested modern traffic levels? :rolleyes:
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    Won't start. Anything else I can do before I scrap it?

    Firstly, try starting it with its alternative spare chipped key. Additionally test sprinkle a few drops of fuel on the air filter to see if it fires with a little direct fuelling?
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    LED Bulbs - CANBUS Errors

    The UK takes twenty five or more years to talk about, plan & build a single power generating station & the “Not Me Gov.co.UK present administration (not responsible for anything) has its head so far up its own backside that it can’t see daylight, never mind future societal social...
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    LED Bulbs - CANBUS Errors

    Outlawing new vehicles with gas engines is proposed by 2035, subject to changing conditions & reviews in the meantime, & will not be retrospectively applied to pre-existing motors. The power generating & distribution grid could not cope with the energy demand of UK all electric vehicles...
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    Worn CGA3 Advice

    Been running old banger Micras for 23 years on the cheapest multi grade I can find & two of them were on 156 K miles plus when I sold them on as good runners to the next punter. That’s the facts of my experience & suggests longevity is as much about how you treat & drive it as it was designed...
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    Worn CGA3 Advice

    When it needs oil, I just top it up with cheap as chips 10/40 at £12/4 litres with no worries & get on with my life with no time wasting hassle messing about working on crud engines when still running ok. :D
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    PollyMobiles Rebuild

    Quote: "You know you want too" do what, in a Mini? Enjoy. ;) https://i.pinimg.com/236x/10/94/a1/1094a1d19b021c0921df665b547ba61e.jpg
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    Dodgy Ecu?! Please help!

    Research the fault codes given above & results of multiple issues imply a ABS/ data coms can bus issue that requires logical assessment, inspection, testing & diagnosing sequence. Rare ECU failure is most unlikely unless exposed to water leaks. ;) References...
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    1999 Micra Profile

    The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Car Buying! Quote: "previous owner of the Yaris sold me a bad car it had to have new brakes front & back new suspension all round track rods wheel bearings etc". I have always bought every car privately, as it stands with all its faults, for cash for the last...
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