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  Topic: Petrol starvation
Barry Cash

Replies: 0
Views: 765

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:27 pm   Subject: Petrol starvation
If I leave my 1300 Mk 1 Astra unused for a few weeks it doesn't want to start. The problem seems to be that there is no petrol in the pipe leading to the fuel pump. However I can't find a leak anywher ...
  Topic: Ignition Coil replacement
Barry Cash

Replies: 0
Views: 924

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:17 pm   Subject: Ignition Coil replacement
I need to replace my Astra Ignition coil. The new one I've been sent, a Lemark CP212 has different conectors and they aren't marked. Does anyone know which one is the common earth please?
  Topic: Vacuum Servo unit
Barry Cash

Replies: 0
Views: 1399

PostForum: Items For Sale/Wanted   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:41 am   Subject: Vacuum Servo unit
Does anyone know where I can get a vacuum servo unit for a 1982 MK1 Astra estate or get mine reconditioned please?
  Topic: Clutch clamps
Barry Cash

Replies: 5
Views: 2410

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:52 am   Subject: Clutch clamps
I'm wondering if the reason I can't get the clutch plate out is that my clamps aren't holding it tightly enough. If yours have been used successfully could I borrow them and see if they work better pl ...
  Topic: Clutch clamps
Barry Cash

Replies: 5
Views: 2410

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:11 pm   Subject: Clutch replacement
Well I've fitted my attempt at clamps and they appear to be holding OK. But the clutch plate won't drop out although I can move it around. I've pulled the shaft out as far as it comes and the cable ba ...
  Topic: Clutch clamps
Barry Cash

Replies: 5
Views: 2410

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:45 pm   Subject: Clutch plate clamps
Hi, I'm in Bishopston just behind the prison. However I spent this afternoon making some more so I may be OK now. If they prove as useless as my last attempt I'll get back to you, but thanks for respo ...
  Topic: Clutch clamps
Barry Cash

Replies: 5
Views: 2410

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:00 pm   Subject: Clutch clamps
I'm trying to change the clutch on my Astra estate but my home made pressure plate clamps don't work. Does anyone know where I can buy the proper ones or does anyone in the Bristol area have some that ...
  Topic: Headlamp reflector
Barry Cash

Replies: 2
Views: 556

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:36 pm   Subject: Headlamp reflector
I'm trying to repair the headlamp because it's been letting water in. The reflector is rather dirty so I thought chrome cleaner would be ideal. It isn't. It takes the silver off!! Spit seems to be the ...
  Topic: Starter motor removal
Barry Cash

Replies: 8
Views: 1225

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:11 pm   Subject: Starter motor removal
Thanks for the tip Mitch. Worked a treat.

Barry
  Topic: Win car show tickets
Barry Cash

Replies: 0
Views: 498

PostForum: Non-Astra Related   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:48 pm   Subject: Win car show tickets
win Pairs of tickets to the Ford show at Shepton Mallet Feb 11-12 and

Bristol classic car show April 21-22 and

Race Retro 2012 at Stoneleigh Warwickshire Feb 24-26

email upforgrabs@practical ...
  Topic: Starter motor removal
Barry Cash

Replies: 8
Views: 1225

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:32 pm   Subject: Starter removal
Well I got mine off eventually. Thanks for the advice chaps. Do you have an oil trap on the crankcase breather that gets in the way? It seemed almost impossible to get a socket on the top bolt withou ...
  Topic: Starter motor removal
Barry Cash

Replies: 8
Views: 1225

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:45 pm   Subject: Starter motor removal
I'd like to remove my Astra 1300 estate's starter motor for overhaul. According to the Haynes manual "this is best done from underneath or if you prefer not to work under the car it will be almost ess ...
  Topic: Carburettor Discount
Barry Cash

Replies: 3
Views: 827

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:32 pm   Subject: Carburettor Discount
The carb was 199.80 plus 9 delivery and 39.96 Vat before the 10% was knocked off. That worked out as 22.90 off the cost.
I did as much shopping around as I could before buying and these guys quot ...
  Topic: Carburettor Discount
Barry Cash

Replies: 3
Views: 827

PostForum: General Astra Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:44 pm   Subject: Carburettor Discount
I finally had enough of the automatic choke so treated my Astra to a new Weber carb with a manual choke. Asked them how much I got off for being a member of the Mark 1 OC and they said 10%. That was ...
  Topic: Parts for sale
Barry Cash

Replies: 1
Views: 888

PostForum: Items For Sale/Wanted   Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:59 pm   Subject: Parts for sale
Brian Hauxwell (not a club member) has the following bits for sale:

Used near side lights cluster (indicator lens broken)

NOS clutch kit complete

NOS rear brake drums and shoes

Instrument ...
 
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