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  1. 23vc replied to the thread Confused about Vertical DPCs at wall join.

    I’ve never had to do it and not had first hand experience of it being done either, not that I’m saying that’s the right way, but deffo...

    10 Apr 2021 at 10:23 PM
  2. 23vc replied to the thread Porch insulation & downlights.

    Is it a flat ceiling or vaulted? If flat, you can use loft (fibre wool) insulation. I wouldn’t stress too much about a tiny area of roof...

    10 Apr 2021 at 9:43 PM
  3. 23vc replied to the thread Confused about Vertical DPCs at wall join.

    Surely a cut off /stihl saw blade isn’t quite big enough to go through the whole skin anyway so you can’t cut all the way through unless...

    10 Apr 2021 at 9:17 PM
  4. 23vc replied to the thread Testing electrical components.

    The car? 2007 fiesta. Rear wiper motor. Old one broke, got another one from a scrappy, kind of worked minus the self park bit, and I’ve...

    10 Apr 2021 at 8:26 PM
  5. 23vc replied to the thread Testing electrical components.

    So fit a strip of insulation over each pin, and put a wire in the other end of each? Good shout, didn’t think of that. No idea what a...

    10 Apr 2021 at 8:24 PM
  6. 23vc replied to the thread Testing electrical components.

    That’s a good shout re. Spade connectors, although I think these are smaller, more like pins. I’ll check though as I’ve got a load of...

    10 Apr 2021 at 4:49 PM
  7. 23vc attached a file to the thread Testing electrical components.

    You can just about make out the connector (3 pins inside the black housing) in the pics. Trouble is, I want a persistent connection to...

    1DB143B5-838E-4B08-B0CC-59DCF9211F29.jpeg F44291F0-4731-4B6D-9413-8F3FF7628718.jpeg 10 Apr 2021 at 4:15 PM
  8. 23vc posted a new thread.

    Testing electrical components

    Got a rear wiper motor I’m working on and want to plug it in on my bench to a 12v supply as it’s a faff doing it in the car (and it’s...

    Forum: Car Repairs / Maintenance

    10 Apr 2021 at 4:02 PM
  9. 23vc replied to the thread Confused - my floor! Slope?.

    I’ve seen far bigger gaps on old places between skirting and exposed floorboards. I think it looks fine and would leave it. Or if it...

    9 Apr 2021 at 8:50 PM
  10. 23vc replied to the thread Timber framed..

    No the spacing between each vertical 4x2 / 6x2

    9 Apr 2021 at 10:02 AM
  11. 23vc replied to the thread Timber framed..

    You’d need to consider insulation for the brick sections if it’s currently just got an uninsulated cavity. And is the floor insulated

    8 Apr 2021 at 10:53 AM
  12. 23vc replied to the thread Timber framed..

    Single frame but could also have a masonry leaf

    8 Apr 2021 at 9:44 AM
  13. 23vc replied to the thread Fiesta mk5 powertrain “cog” warning light.

    Well the last one he had, was a corsa which he paid 3 grand for then I immediately had to pay another 700 for a new clutch, I’ll never...

    7 Apr 2021 at 9:25 PM
  14. 23vc replied to the thread Fiesta mk5 powertrain “cog” warning light.

    Thanks John! Useful info, I will check that out. I don’t think (but will check) that my OBD reader saw anything for the powertrain...

    7 Apr 2021 at 9:18 PM
  15. 23vc replied to the thread Fiesta mk5 powertrain “cog” warning light.

    yep, its got a trip/reset button on the left stalk.

    7 Apr 2021 at 8:37 PM