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  1. Thanks Dave. Sorry to hear about the poor maintenance!!!!!
  2. This is what I thought I wonder why Geoff thinks differently. ?? Joe from JAE seems to think I need a different slave cylinder mounting bracket. I notice that this changes at MY98.?? he has them in stock but the bracket is twice the price of the bell housing!! Also there are two types of alloy bell housing for pre and post MY98. Im thinking that maybe the bracket is not required. Dave did you have to swap the slave bracket as well??
  3. I just got this reply from Geoff at Esprit Engineering. I’m now confused. Hi Andy The cars came out with a single plate clutch and a alloy bell housing. The early cars and i mean the first couple of hundred were upgraded to the twin plate AP with the addiction of the cast bell housing to damp out a harmonic vibration at idle. many people think the bell housings went from cast to aluminium in fact it's the other way. we may well have one in stock
  4. Ace thanks guys. just see if I can track one down now!!
  5. Hi all, I was thinking of replacing my cast iron bell housing for the alloy one. has anyone done this, or does anyone know what additional parts I may need. Clutch fork, pivot, slave etc?? I have the dual clutch and its an early 96 so should have the alloy bell housing already but it doesn't?? Cheers Andy
  6. Cool cheers guys I have the proper relay. So will do the swap. cheers Andy
  7. Hi, Is it just a simple swap of a relay to get all four lights on with high beam or is there some wiring to be done? I have the relay just not sure where to put it electrics not my best. Cheers Andy
  8. Good luck a bit of patience is needed it’s a slow fiddly process
  9. If you had lost a few litres through that cap you would know about it. Sounds to me like the water is escaping into the cylinders when under high boost. I would definitely get that checked. Do the tests that have been recommended by others above, or a simple dye test by your mechanic. Is it possible that its overheating for another reason?? then the coolant is maybe venting out via the wheel well tank. Don't keep driving it, you will just damage the engine
  10. I put some of this on all my joints.
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