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    essexpete replied to the thread Clutch Slip Travel Risk?.
    I have got under mine periodically with a knap sack sprayer lance with a mixture of diesel and hydraulic oil.
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Dave not thought you as rude for one minute. Glad for advice from all on here.
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    essexpete reacted to Dave2000's post in the thread Alternator with Like Like.
    Switch the ignition on but do not start the engine, have someone look at the volt meter where the red light should be and then go to the...
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Well Grimbo you were right, school boy error on my part. There is not a charge red light on the dash when I switch on. Now I am guessing...
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Thanks
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Better I look at the handbook and see where the light is. How does one access the dashboard lights?
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    essexpete reacted to Grimbo's post in the thread Alternator with Like Like.
    Need to check on mine but yes there is a charge light....if the bulb has gone than you won't get any charge because this bulb is in the...
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    OK thanks for the help Grimbo.
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    As an aside I am not sure the red light is even coming on with the key. There is definitely a red charge light plus the gauge?
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    essexpete reacted to Grimbo's post in the thread 80 Interest growing! with Like Like.
    "Could always put in a bid for Daisy Duke, you never know!" Sadly now like many older vehicles of that vintage she's in need of a fair...
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Grimbo how would I ID the exciter wire? Would it be the thin wire? Where would that wire be powered from? Is the bulb going in line to...
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    essexpete replied to the thread Alternator.
    Just an update, after much f'ing and j'effing I have changed the alternator for a second hand one. Still no charge. Dave I note you say...
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    essexpete replied to the thread 80 Interest growing!.
    Could always put in a bid for Daisy Duke, you never know!
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    essexpete reacted to Grimbo's post in the thread 80 Interest growing! with Like Like.
    I sold an 80 regretted it and bought another one..... even had 2 at the same time... my Grandson wants my 80 and he's 6 .... As Pete...
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    essexpete replied to the thread 80 Interest growing!.
    Diesel surely will have to be available for quite a few years to come? I do think the 80 series value will plateau out in real terms...
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