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#1 Old 05-14-2016
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Hello, new member reporting for duty.

Hi everyone.

Just got myself a cheap rusty facelift R170 230k to play with.

I am currently getting to grips with it and trying to find all its mechanical maladies, which currently amount to:

Extremely overdue service (19k miles overdue according to dash)
Lumpy idle - worse when cold
Failure to crank over (only done this once. Worked 10m later. Possible crank sensor?)
Boot lid v hard to close without multi slams
Blocked rear drains
Pungent odour of a chain smoker

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Thanks for the welcome party!
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Welcome from South East, I'm a new member also. I also got a new, old rusty 230K today Congrats. (I also have 'a list' )
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Thanks all.

I've been busy collecting parts and tools ready for some DIY action. Looking forward to some vroom vroom and less splutter splutter.

Signing out for now.
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