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    Cars not been used for 2 years, what to do?

    So the Willy 2 that ill be getting next weekend hasnt been used for two years so Id like to know what you guys would do in order to get it back on the road. Im thinking:

    Service (full or just an oil change)
    Check Tyre Pressures/walls for damage
    Check brakes are in good working order
    MOT
    Tax

    Anything Ive missed that you would look out for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris197F1 View Post
    So the Willy 2 that ill be getting next weekend hasnt been used for two years so Id like to know what you guys would do in order to get it back on the road. Im thinking:

    Service (full or just an oil change)
    Check Tyre Pressures/walls for damage
    Check brakes are in good working order
    MOT
    Tax

    Anything Ive missed that you would look out for?
    full service - a must..

    check the condition of the belts too

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    Thanks mate, full service it is.

    The belts were changed 50k ago but I dont know how many years back that was :( Will more than likely find out on Sunday when I pop up to see it

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    id get them changed too then.. 50k and two years of non driving.. last thing u want is to get the car you've been waiting an age for and then have it shit is pants when the belts snap!

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    LOL too true fella. Linky to cambelt kits??

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    Yaaay you found a Williams at last
    I would remove the spark plugs and crank the engine over, this will remove any load on the bearings at all and will be the most gentle way to circulate some oil around the engine and get that belt changed mate and give it a good service to

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    ha ha yes finally lol. Ktec do a cambelt kit for 120, anyone know if its cheaper anywhere else?

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    gen Renault one mate.. lil bit cheaper too I think!

    http://renaultpartsdirect.co.uk/prod...-Belt-Kit.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vandella View Post
    gen Renault one mate.. lil bit cheaper too I think!

    http://renaultpartsdirect.co.uk/prod...-Belt-Kit.html
    Cheers mate! Do you need to change anything else when doing the cambelt? With my 197 you had to do the aux belt and the water pump too along with two replacement Cam seals

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    yeah there are two belts.. whilst is off best to do the pumps...water, oil.. not sure about the cam part tho.. but they in carriers.. also check the thermostat and workings..


 

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