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by g8dhe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Anyone know what these are?
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: Anyone know what these are?

The aerials are wrong size and type for the frequencies and radios used in Europe. Whilst it is possible to add an external device to the radio to make it tune some of out radio bands, you will be disappointed by the results. Much better to strip all the old Jap. audio stuff and aerials out and repl...
by g8dhe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

The wire feeding it must come out to the LB itself, so you can see the size there and insert the fuse next to the battery in that feed. Also consider using the Cube fuses if your able to install a swap loom so that the wire to the fuse box is suitably protected; https://igmaynard.co.uk/bongo/forum/v...
by g8dhe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Rust removal
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Rust removal

Your paint codes should be on the passenger side "B" pillar at the bottom of the label.
by g8dhe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Stuck At Home During The Pandemic?
Replies: 22
Views: 433

Re: Stuck At Home During The Pandemic?

No don't free up one for a cabinet member, send them yours Ady just make sure it sucks really well they can vacuum out there lungs that way .... :twisted:
by g8dhe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Non starter
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Non starter

Maybe a bit simplistic here, but given that the EasyStart is being sucked in with the air, then that would indicate to me that the air side of things is working OK. With a diesel that then only leaves fuel, unless compression was significantly down on all cylinders at the same time. So I would conce...
by g8dhe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Non starter
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Non starter

Have you checked that there is still power getting to the glowplugs since the last repair ?
How old are the glowplugs, they are a maintenance item and do need changing every few years ?
by g8dhe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

Right yes the wiring sounds like it does as you describe. However its not a good idea to feed the supply from that side of the fuse, the supply to the AC50 should come direct from the battery terminal on its OWN fuse not the charging fuse, whilst it will all work fine when the fuse blows things get ...
by g8dhe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: How to get cables from rear to front of Bongo
Replies: 11
Views: 150

Re: How to get cables from rear to front of Bongo

Make a suggestion work out the number of wires you need and the gauge of each, include your own earth wire as well again as large as the thickest gauge, then add two or three single wires, consider an audio/video co-ax cable, even a long USB cable - all as spares for the future! Then find some tubin...
by g8dhe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

Oh right its just an AC50 on its own then, no other control unit hidden away EC155 / 200 or one with a year number, often not on display? The AC50 manual is here but it sounds like you have it already http://www.g8dhe.net/bongo_images/zig/sargent/AC75-and-50-Control-Panels-Issue-5-and-connection-dat...
by g8dhe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

Without knowing which control panel and system you have its rather difficult to tell! The Zig, PMS and PCE units are simply a 12 volt power supply connected to the EHU and then switches and fuses for the circuits and batteries they are connected to. Ah I see one of the pictures shows a Sargent syste...
by g8dhe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Fancy Meeting up & Bongo Trips
Topic: Tough Northerners in Hope Valley
Replies: 24
Views: 1760

Re: Tough Northerners in Hope Valley

This will be as close as I get to Hope Valley this weekend! Don't forget to air your AFT's and unroll the awnings if they haven't been used all winter!
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by g8dhe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Led rear interior bulb upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Led rear interior bulb upgrade

Yup here you go https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00CYJMWUQ?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00 My only comment would be that the LED's shine downwards rather than all around, hence the roof itself doesn't get lit and looks darker, whilst the light below is probably brighter, I fou...
by g8dhe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Led rear interior bulb upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Led rear interior bulb upgrade

Which type is it the straight tubes can be directly replaced with an LED replacement tube available on Amazon and eBay. or you can follow these instructions http://www.g8dhe.net/bongo_images/replacement_fluorescent_tube/straight%20tube/ If its a "U" tube then then genuine tubes are expensive but see...
by g8dhe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

Well the relay shouldn't be doing that, so I would look to replace that with a suitable kit like this one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Split-Charge-Kits-made-to-order-fully-crimped-and-terminated-ready-to-fit/113361385620?hash=item1a64dd7894:g:p1QAAOSwgPBb5iIa There are others on eBay but some are kno...
by g8dhe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway
Replies: 30
Views: 521

Re: Bongo cut out, black smoke, ok on driveway

It sounds like the Split Charge relay is operating, some of them will operate when either battery is above 13.8 volts. Do you have Solar panels or EHU connected and on ? If so then that is possibly causing the voltage to rise on the LB and the relay is operating, but really need to understand the wh...