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by tim.strutt
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Renault EV adverts
Replies: 4
Views: 13183

Re: Renault EV adverts

re " I do wish PSA had continued development." Tim out of interest, where we live Landrover do their proving, and apparently certain German interests..... The Evoque for instance was a regular visitor here, some early variants were later used as mules for various drive trains that made it ...
by tim.strutt
Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Looks like I've fried the motor...
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Re: Looks like I've fried the motor...

Thank you gents for the advice on the motor removal, I've managed to bribe my two young uns to offer their time this weekend. Grumpy, I've seen your ebay posting, but as Tim mentioned I picked up a low use motor years ago which I can use. Your yard looks like a considerably less cluttered version of...
by tim.strutt
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Looks like I've fried the motor...
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Looks like I've fried the motor...

Disaster has struck earlier today, looks like I've blown the motor on the van responding to a firecall.... 100% charged, responding as rapidly as possible at the bottom of a 60+ hill there was a bang followed by loss of traction/STOP light on, freewheeled to a stop and no "clunk", on openi...
by tim.strutt
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Renault EV adverts
Replies: 4
Views: 13183

Re: Renault EV adverts -

A bit of a brain dump here, but you good folk may be interested in the following Renault Kango. We were loaned a kango earlier this year, and in the week I had the vehicle it was a mixed bag - expecially when compared to the B'lingos which are getting a little long in the tooth, and so are looking f...
by tim.strutt
Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 54
Views: 1709

Re: Insurance 2010 renewal

Chris, yes its that time of the year for us too, I did mean to reply in June...Looks like you consitently get reasonable quotes, maybe it's an age thing :D We have two e500s (one 2 seat, one 4 seat) and a landrover due for renewal with the NFU. They've recently (last year) changed from classing the ...
by tim.strutt
Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 21
Views: 618

Re: Tyres

Hi Jeremy, thnx for the reply, it looks like this six year rule is as contenious an issue as ever it was when I first read of it in 2004/5 :? I've finally located what I believe to be a contemporay version of the recommendation I read all those years back (although I think mine wasin the form of a t...
by tim.strutt
Thu Jul 08, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 21
Views: 618

Re: Tyres

Just thought I'd post these to add to the debate... http://www.rospa.com/roadsafety/adviceandinformation/vehiclesafety/tyresafety/tyres-information.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1004/1004470_mechanic_killed_by_car_he_treasured....
by tim.strutt
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 21
Views: 618

Re: Tyres - check them

We use Michelin Energy saver 175/65r14's. - I used to use Michelins years ago on a high mileage Diesel I ran and found it improved economy by a few % with no loss of traction/ride. Since then I always use Michelins. I mention the size, as we used to swap around tyres/wheel, mostly due to the number ...
by tim.strutt
Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: berlingo E500 nicads
Replies: 22
Views: 769

Re: berlingo E500 nicads

Hi Chris - No the the top pack has a date of 12/2000 on the side - the failed cells are stamped with #'s 290616 to 290620 (2 8 0616-20?) . Van 1st registered 04/2001 so looks like original pack(s?). Paperwork when we bought this one showed that the first owner (A Scottish housing association) had to...
by tim.strutt
Mon Jun 21, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: berlingo E500 nicads
Replies: 22
Views: 769

Re: berlingo E500 nicads

We leave our vans out all year long, in the open, @ c1200 feet (above snow line), on a North facing hill and haven't come accross any battery freezing temp problems. Maybe I've been lucky and ignorance is bliss... :lol: That said I've just had to drop the front pack today on one van, 23k miles (14k ...

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