when I spoke to him he said won't be a full rebuild just the front and the tappets so won't need the entire body off. I can't see mine being gone because the cars running fine with no real issues but the code. so a smoke test should sort me out i think. Plus it has a few oil leaks which I assume can cause vacuum leaks as wellNice let us know how it goes - not sure if it’s body off it isn’t for the big one of mine - I’m getting mine done next week will take a couple of weeks while they take it off check what’s gone order bits etc
all booked in, he starts work monday. All in all 2.8k. But thats without the strengthed valve seats, said thatll last 60-80k miles. Do I just say **** it and splash out the extra grand and half and get those and that should cure the problem for good.Nice let us know how it goes - not sure if it’s body off it isn’t for the big one of mine - I’m getting mine done next week will take a couple of weeks while they take it off check what’s gone order bits etc
Hes not 100% sure its the valve seats, its either tight tappets or yeah if am unlucky its the valve seats. I might be cheeky and try to buy the car to my own company, then put the repairs as an expense there and write it off but dunno yet. I want to go with the hardened seats but I just feel like something else is going to die. Plus if in 6 years its still in good nick I don't think I'd mind dropping another 3k on it.Hi - so did he say it definitely was the valve seats then? How did he test? Did you do your smoke test too? 2.8k is a lot but if it’s another 60-80k motoring that’s a good 6years average driving. I am going the hardened seats option but with what she owes me I want to be doing another 200k+
The gas he thinks isn't combusting for whatever reason, he said he'll take a look.Also did he say that was why the gas wasn’t working and it should be all good after the 2.8k?
Ah thats okay. I got the car for pretty cheap compared to a low mileage full service history one. So even with paying this its still cheaper than one of those but I know the issues fixed.Holy this went an entirely different direction than originally thought. Been out in the bush and just catching up here.
Mgrover I'm sorry to hear it's more than a simple set of issues 😞
Lettuce be cereal: you'd still be doing this on a regularly serviced RR either way 😆 😆 😆Ah thats okay. I got the car for pretty cheap compared to a low mileage full service history one. So even with paying this its still cheaper than one of those but I know the issues fixed.
Also seems like a good time to do the water pump while the cars in bits.
Next am thinking about maybe a 10% pulley for the supercharger.
4 grand. the car was 4 grand. so basically what it costs for a RRS in decent nick. Its also had the gearbox replaced so dont need to worry about that. Means I can get a 500quid flush and put my mind at ease.oh dear not good to hear... how much is that setting you back?