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    David Olley (Wintonian) MacMillan Fund

    Some lovely people have suggested I set up a Go Fund Me for those who knew my Dad but cannot attend his funeral. Please don't feel under any obligation, I'm no Chugger BUT, what I can promise is that...
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    I love you all... SHE LIVES :) No easy...

    I love you all...

    SHE LIVES :)

    No easy start... but some Isopropyl Alcohol into the inlet and boom, first time.

    Much, much love as it means I can take the old girl for a pootle now :)
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    I think it's just where he had to patch on a new...

    I think it's just where he had to patch on a new bit of wire to make it work. I had my Mum turn it over and it does sound like the fuel pump is going.

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    Here's the engine. 100% certain a diesel. It's a...

    Here's the engine. 100% certain a diesel. It's a Ducato engine. About 1991 I believe.

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    I just traced the "choke" cable and it does...

    I just traced the "choke" cable and it does indeed just seem to be pre-loading the throttle. That solves that mystery at least!
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    Interesting. Here's the pump and it looks a...

    Interesting. Here's the pump and it looks a little jury-rigged to me...

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    Well, it's funny you said that because when my...

    Well, it's funny you said that because when my Mum said, "don't forget to pull out the choke" and then I found a choke, I was confused myself! However, it's definitely a diesel and definitely has a...
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    It's a diesel... :)

    It's a diesel... :)
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    That was my first thought :lol-053: hence...

    That was my first thought :lol-053: hence wondering about what that red kill-switch thing does. However, the glow plug light comes on, it turns over, the fuel pressure warning goes out and there's...
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    Hymer won't start after sitting around

    Hi everyone,

    Here it is, my first proper problem, and it's with my Father's Hymer. I need to get it started and unfortunately he didn't get time to tell me HOW.

    I'm no mechanical idiot but I'm...
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    The wake will be just a short drive away from the...

    The wake will be just a short drive away from the Crematorium at a wonderful local pub:
    The Three Kings
    28 Hengrave Rd,
    Fornham All Saints,
    Bury Saint Edmunds
    IP28 6JY

    Their telephone number...
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    I love these posts :) I've just been chuckling...

    I love these posts :) I've just been chuckling quite hard. It's very funny to come across a group of folks who experienced just what I did. He used to drive me potty when I'd send him some...
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    Hi everyone. It's very touching to read these...

    Hi everyone. It's very touching to read these comments. I particularly like that they have been written honestly. My Father and I were very different but very close. He loved to help people but...
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