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    Garage door replacement

    I'm looking to replace a old garage door I would like a roller shutter type but I'm not sure if this is possible All the standard up and over doors I can find are different sizes to mine Can anyone offer advice and point me in the direction of a good supplier Would like electric if possible I...
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    Door trimming

    https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Skipton-Clear-Pine-4-Panel-Internal-Door/p/9000189472
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    Door trimming

    Even though it says only trimable by 12mm I'm worred I may cut into the core and expose whatever is inside as they are only vanered
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    Door trimming

    I need two pine 6 panel doors at 26 1/2 inch (673 ?) The 686mm ones in wickes say only trimmable by 12 mm is this to close for comfort or have I got some leeway with them ? Or can someone point me in the right direction to get some reasonably priced pine doors that are solid pine and can be...
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    Cost of dewalt radial arm saw

    I just need some help with what this may be worth to sell It comes with a few blades Any help would be appreciated
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    2nd rcd in garage

    A couple of times recently something that is running from my garage (possibly the pond) Has tripped out my rcd in the house I know I need to find the cause of the problem but to stop this happening in the future is it possible to fit a 2nd rcd in the garage consumer unit that will trip before...
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    Anglia 105E fuel pump

    All the fuel components are new tank fuel lines filter etc But it would be easy to setup a temporary tank just to be sure I will also check the new coil to see if it's getting hot
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    Anglia 105E fuel pump

    Finally I have fitted the new electric fuel pump wired from the ignition switch After charging the battery it started fine and ran for about 10 mins then just cut out ? After a couple of turns it then restarted another 10 mins same thing just died Could this be a fuel thing ? The engine has now...
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    Anglia 105E fuel pump

    Great thank you Are they fairly reliable ? I will order one today Should I just leave the old one in place ?
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    Anglia 105E fuel pump

    Following on from my previous threads about issues with my 105e engine fitted in my boat After all my questions on hear it finally runs ok after fitting new points, condenser, plugs, coil, etc New alternator so now charging ok, also new fuel tank filter and fuel lines. The only issue I have left...
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    Alternator

    Yes I agree I wish I would have done that at the beginning It shouldn't be to bad being that the engine is in a boat it is only the basic ignition and charge wiring As a matter of interest if the engine is ticking over for a few minuets it suddenly dies ? Could this also be due to the...
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    Alternator

    " initial rotor magnetisation " ? If the warning light is nessasary it could explain a problem I have noticed I started the engine today and the amp guage wasn't working Checked battery and was only getting around 12.4 volts I then gave it a good hard rev up and all was well again ? Amp guage...
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    Alternator

    No I only have two lights one says hot and the other oil but I have never seen them on I do have an amp gauge but haven't a clue how that's wired The alternator has two wires one thick brown one and one smaller blue one The regulator also had two one blue and one red on terminals marked I & F...
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    Alternator

    That's great I will just tape them up them Just as a matter of interest my alternator has only two wires attached one is obviously the charge wire so would the other have gone to the regulator ? And then from the regulator to ??? Many thanks for the help
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    Alternator

    Thanks everyone for your advice And after some adapting of the old mounts I have now fitted a new 75 amp alternator I'm assuming the box in the picture was the regulator from the old system I have removed it but do I need to do anything with the wires One red and one blue I can't find where...
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    Alternator

    Yes some of the conversions was done using a Ford Fiesta alternator I'm not sure if the one that's currently on there has a built in regulator ? The wiring on the boat is very basic (and messy) I'm assuming the external regulator was removed as I can't see anything connected anywhere The...
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    Alternator

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    Alternator

    hi I'm looking for a replacement alternator for my boat that has a ford anglia engine in The current alternator is a prestolite ALK 6207 5A I'm assuming any will do the job as long as the mountings match ? I was getting a reading of 12.2 volts at the battery with the engine running And 12.4...
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    Ford taunus not starting

    The fuel line is around 1.5m to the pump then just under a metre to the carb ? Is it possible to swap for a electric fuel pump ? If so what type and do I then just leave the old one in place ? But for now I'm just happy it's running I'm down again at the weekend and I will give it a good run to...
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    Ford taunus not starting

    At last it starts Ok so with all the advice and after trying everything it's running again I was down there last night after work I took the fuel lines off and drained about a pint of fuel from the tank outlet pipe and also put some fuel in the spark plug holes also put some easy start in the...
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