So here it is, my first P38 that I bought. Its a 1997 4.6 HSE with about 100,000 miles on the clock. With no major faults
Insurance came in at £214 -
So the day after purchasing my "good-
A quick surf over to
UPDATE: You dont even need to use a meter to spot this problem. Sit in the car with everything closed and turned off (you dont need to set the alarm) -
In my car after sitting there for a couple of minutes -
To avoid that expense for now and actually prove the fault, I've left the aerial disconnected, 5 days later started up from cold perfectly. There are two drawbacks though:
1) You have to place the blipper right next to the rear window to unlock the car -
2) If you don't start the car up within a minute of unlocking it will say "disabled" on the dash. So you have to get out and press unlock on the blipper and then start the car up. So not a huge problem and something I can live with for now.
3)Also if the key gets out of sync (because the kids have been pressing the button?) -
I recently changed all the lenses to the MY2000 clear versions. I got them from
I got burnt buying was was purported to be a genuine YWY500170 Receiver, but it was actually a interim one.
For the first time ever, here's all three side by side. You need the one on the far right. They are around £150 + vat
I sold it to fund a replacement car for the wife sadly. Didn't feel that I owned it long enough to get the P38 bug out of me though. I would like another one, but perhaps with a blown engine which I can swap for a chevy lump
Well, almost two years to the day I’m back in the P38 Fold -