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They are doing. MK1, I believe its on National Geo tomorrow and More4 on the 8th of May :th:


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According to my Freeview epg it's series 10 episode 1 on the 8th. I think the MK1 is episode 9 ?
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Wish I had time for TV :no:
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It's on Channel 4 catchup Series 11 episode 3 at the moment
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Thanks jimi 👍. Enjoyed that 😀.
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Quite good, surprisingly little rust!
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It wasn't bad, a few inaccuracies but nothing major. :th:
One very interesting thing I noticed, this place ATC Drivetrain appear to have the equipment and know how to diagnose and repair MR2 ECU's. Very handy given the increasing number of ECU failures, especially on MK2's
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There’s a guy on Facebook who is doing a roaring trade in Mk2 ECU repairs. Seems to really know his onions. Good that there are options!
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_Al_ wrote: 25/02/24 16:29 There’s a guy on Facebook who is doing a roaring trade in Mk2 ECU repairs. Seems to really know his onions. Good that there are options!
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I've started a sticky thread for ECU repairs, you could stick a link to him on the thread
https://mr2oc.co.uk/forum/topic/ecu-repairs-169617.html :th:
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Will drop him a note for contact details.. :th:
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Also watched it, with some curiosity.
In their "hard luck story" section, they said it had been sat in that garage for 6 years. Although, if you check its MoT history, it had been MoTd every year, so either they've got a home visit MoT station or what they were saying isn't quite correct...Hmmm???
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There were a few more "inaccuracies" the one that immediately springs to mind is the ECU technician claiming his test rig simulated all the MK1 sensors including the AFM ...... UK spec MK1's never came with a AFM, they all have MAP sensors ;)
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