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by jamescarruthers
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Gas springs for the rear window
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Gas springs for the rear window

They do recharge them as they did two of the four I sent them. Can't remember which two they managed to do though. ‎
by jamescarruthers
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Gas springs for the rear window
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Gas springs for the rear window

I think the pop-up motor teeth will be under more pressure with a knackered strut when deploying the lights. But then you could argue that they will be under more pressure when retracting with a fully charged strut! So, I don't really know if it will prolong the light motor's life-- more spread the ...
by jamescarruthers
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Gas springs for the rear window
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Gas springs for the rear window

They are widely available. However...‎ My choice would be to send yours (along with the pop up light gas struts which are probably also very weak now)‎ to SGS Engineering. They will recharge yours and if they hold a pressure, send them back. If they don't hold pressure, they'll send you replacements...
by jamescarruthers
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: New 480 owner
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: New 480 owner

Welcome aboard!‎
by jamescarruthers
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Central Locking fix
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Central Locking fix

Don't kn‎ow too much about this but the central locking is activated by a switch on the driver's side lock activating an actuator on the passenger side lock. So the idea of cleaning contacts up sounds pretty sensible as a start.   Also, the central locking system is controlled by the driver's side o...
by jamescarruthers
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Scotland Mobile Mini Meet August 17TH 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1180

Re: Scotland Mobile Mini Meet August 17TH 2019

Three cars, six members and one cat having a great day. Looking forward to seeing a few more as we head north. ‎