What have you fixed on your motorhome this week?

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  1. Wildbill

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    Well I would not call it fixed but the cylinder head gasket went on the way back from salt fleet gale
    So I followed Wildman’s advice and put sum kseel well blow me apart from all the rusty water stains under the bonnet you wouldn’t think it had happened watt the hell is that stuff probably gummed up the work’s but seem to have worked Frome stemming traction engine to purring petrol will give it would never have believed it if I hadn’t seen it my shelf a good run today to try it out on to eBay
     
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    Wardrobe door catch......fixed :BigGrin:
     
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    KSeal is a substance that sits inert in your radiator system until it comes into contact with air, it then deposits a ceramic that seals the leak will stop a rad leak, hose leak and even as Bill has just found out a head gasket leak the blurb on the container says its good for the life of the engine and will NOT clog the radiator unlike radseal etc all my vehicles have a can in its an excellent and rapid fix for a tenner. I hope that means we will now see you at the meet Bill, you can always stay a few extra days to make up for any lost time, a number of other funsters are staying on an extra week after the rally proper. I look forward to seeing you there and if Jay is coming might even dig out the football table. 12v Seminar is on Sat and Sunday bring your own meter if you have one.
     
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  4. motorhomelover

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    Not fixed yet
    One rear tyre :cry:

    Big thank you to brianjoandjosh
    For getting a new tyre to Malvern for me
    If any one can help change a wheel with me I would need some help
    As the Spare lives under the rear end :Eeek:


    See you all there safe trip every one :thumb:
     
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    we are hoping to set of friday been and payd deposit on a nother van so thigs a bit tight but hoping to be thare fiday night seting off after lynn been to hospital :thumb:
     
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    fixing in progress. MOT showed up one rear wheel dragging enough for a fail, and the other three binding a bit [advisory]. So now its up on jacks, and over the next few days I will strip the calipers and get some copper slip on the moving parts. Its a common thing with RVs with disc brakes, and is best done every year really. I only said the last time out that it seemed to be doing a bit less to the gallon. May aswell do the full service while I am at it, as its getting due. Noticed from the MOT aswell, we did 2600mls this last year. Thats around 700lts of fuel. Thank the Lord for biodiesel. Next time out is 600 mile round trip to the great Dorset steam fair at the end of the month, Now officially christened the National Heritage show, and covers 600 acres in all.
     
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    Fiamma wind-out wasn't winding back in evenly so had to resort to gaffer tape last time we were away in the van.

    The fixes online - including an excellent video on John's Cross website - were for much newer models than ours.

    In the end, I cranked it in while Barrie put tension on the 'good' side. It worked!

    Happy days :Smile:
     
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    fixed this week

    shower door plastic trim around the edges kept coming off if you didnt notice it when having a shower and stood on it it would have cut feet badly so now its securely fixed with brass pins .:thumb:
     
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    From French trip--

    Replace bulb

    Fixed sticking fan relay

    :Eeek: fixed O ring in Thetford loo box as pee ect ran over top of the box- :Eeek: could not eat for a day:help: - best diet ever

    Fixing flapping roof vent now
     
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    Nothing




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    Finally decided to fix the removable centre support for the Fiamma awning to the wall of the under bed storage area using stick on Velcro!

    Got so fed up of it rattling around, remembered what I did with the umbrella in the wardrobe and thought I would try it!

    Wow now a lot fewer rattles!
     
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    The bracket that holds the fire extinguisher fell off.

    Not fixed.:BigGrin:
     
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    Replenished the poor girl with wine and beer ,:Rofl1:
     
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    Just the right length and tension bungee strap to hold the hab door open securely - as the plastic grip that's supposed to do the job is useless. :RollEyes:
     
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    Added a EGT (exhaust gas tempreture) meter to the engine.

    With a radiator low water level sensor.
     
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    After haveing a disaster with the fridge last week end had to take it out.broke the burner gas supply pipe, took broken pipe to Thread & Pipe in Bournemouth who on the spot made me a new one , whilst waiting for it to be made went for a cuppa in the cafe next door ( cuppa turned into a full English ) I was then dragged around a few shops!!:BigGrin:

    Hopefully put it all back tomorrow

    Les
     
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    bumper fixed

    fixed the plastic rear bumper,caught it on a post about 18" high doing a 3 point tun in st hilaire de riez,gaffer tape kept it together till i got home,job for the soldering iron and a slice of drainpipe.:Smile:
     

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    connected the cab radio to the tv aerial and now got a radio that works....
     
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    Fixed the door bin, fixed the blinds...

    Fitted a strip of RED led lights in the bedroom :Wink:
     
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