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by matt » Wed May 16, 2018 8:17 pm

Argh The prince of darkness strikes again !!!

I ended up going through the electrics and cleaning every connector then reseating and replacing all the bullet joiners, after experiencing one failure after another

These Lucas connectors especially the bullets seem to corrode after many years and hence are ticking time bombs
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by Chris_R » Thu May 17, 2018 7:04 am

matt wrote:These Lucas connectors especially the bullets seem to corrode after many years and hence are ticking time bombs

Don't you mean these Ripaults connectors? Once again Lucas being unfairly blamed.
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by matt » Thu May 17, 2018 8:34 am

Yes those darn things !!

i always thought they to were lucas mfr'd , clearly not,

Ive learnt something new :-)

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by Pymmie » Thu May 17, 2018 9:08 am

The relay was definitely Lucas.

Not really moaning as 46 years use isn’t bad

Can’t see a modern ECU lasting that long !

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