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UnaBellaDonna

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Engine Compartment Lock
« on: March 02, 2011, 10:34:27 AM »
Hi

Seemed the best place to post? Anyone know where I can get a locking handle for my engine compartment? 1973 126. At the mo it's a standard non locking handle.

Ta.

bis13

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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2011, 07:17:41 PM »
why lock it no one is going to try to nick anything out of it!

UnaBellaDonna

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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2011, 07:33:20 PM »
It was more some idiot pouring sugar/sand/cement/shampoo/conditioner/water/glue/cheese sauce/ragu into the engine. :P

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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2011, 07:55:45 PM »
Hey I think that is the almost the exact mix of ingredients that Bis13 uses to clean his engine  :o
If the catch is like the 500s then you can get one for less than £20  [-/

UnaBellaDonna

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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2011, 08:13:26 PM »
Cheers. The ragu ratio is the all important one... :D

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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2011, 11:22:26 AM »
I tried come Lye...caustic soda on some bits the other day for just a few moments then washed it off quickly.

Wicked evil stuff but cleans aluminium like new but could cause some major injuries is not handled with extreme care :P

Don't breathe the fumes either :o
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Re: Engine Compartment Lock
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2011, 03:04:20 PM »
Found a locking one for £15 on t'interweb. [-/

 

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