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  1. Len the bowler

    Len the bowler Read Only Funster

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    I have a 2003 Fiat Ducato based motorhome but my dip offside lamp has gone and I am trying to replace it but to get the back cover off is a nightmare
    I've sprung the two metal clips and have moved the plastic cover to the right but not far enough to get my hands in to change the bulb
    Any advice would be most welcome
     
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    Seam bowler or spin.;)
     
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  3. Len the bowler

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    Ten Pin and Greens long past the willow mularky
     
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    Often easier to drop the headlamp out, saves a lot of fiddling about & scraped knuckles.
     
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    Welcome Len.
    Bulbs can be a nightmare, really difficult in some cases.
    If someone arrives at the counter and asks for a bulb we ask "to take away or fitted" ! ... They can be really difficult to fit, can take half an hour to fit sometimes.
     
  6. Len the bowler

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    Half an hour would be great and I'm not bad a mechanic just don't want to break anything
    But changing the subject how do I put a photo to my handle
    Went to my profile then to avatar selected pic from iphoto confirmed but all to no avail
     
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    Possibly pic too big. Needs resizing.
     
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    can't help with the lamp change but your avatar pic was probably too big .. try reducing the pixels per inch

    "It is recommended that you use an image that is at least 200x200 pixels."
     
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    Thanks John will try resizing
     
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    As you can see I resized my pic and hey presto
    Wish I could do the same with my bulb
    But thank you all for the welcome
    From Sunny but cold South Ayrshire
     
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    This has a description of how to change a bulb on a 2003 Ducato - you start by removing the headlight as advised above. On later models there is a bit of plastic scuttle trim above each headlight which needs to be prised off as well IIRC.
    http://www.fiatforum.com/ducato/94223-change-bulb-ducato-van.html

    Puzzled by your problem with the avatar, the new forum software is very tolerant of size - mine was 5MB and uploaded perfectly.

    And welcome to the Friendly Forum... TeddyGif4.gif
     
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    Hello :hi:
     
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    Welcome Len, I believe there is another bowls fan on here, his user name is "ilovebowls" you've got the start of a bowls meet there.
     
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  17. Len the bowler

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    Thank you all for my welcome and Thank twice over DevonBeekeep that link sorted my problem of changing the Dipped offside Headlight bulb he was a bit optimistic at 10 mins to do the job but 30 mins no sweat it's so easy when you know how and my avatar was fine after reduction it was nearly 7Mb before as it was a RAW image
    I now have to get used to moving around the site !!!!!!!
     
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    Hi glad you got it fixed - I couldn't have helped anyhow, but welcome to the forum from Thebus Phoebe and Me :)
     
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    Hi Len and welcome, I have taken all the bowls comments that this lot can throw so I am hoping that you are a grass and/or a carpet bowler. Me I'm all, you name it and ILOVE BOWLING!!!!!!
     
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    My main love is TenPin bowling but also enjoy green bowls its only local village stuff but good crowd and great fun, but the joy of tenpin is that a good ball is a good ball and not knock out by some lucky skip.
     
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