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Post by Zelandeth » Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:52 am

Aaron wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:17 pm
...I may have to modify the brackets (or make new ones) but I shouldn't have to as it definately used to fit.
Possible the plastic has shrunk or warped slightly over time if it's been off the bike for a while?
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Post by Aaron » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:22 am

I did wander whether that was possible
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Post by Zelandeth » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:37 pm

Trying to get the offside kick plate refitted today. Having the slightly frustrating situation that any bolts long enough to actually catch and clamp everything together are then long enough that they foul on the door runner when you try to open/close the door.

I think I may well just go for attaching the new kick plate on this side (which will go over the top of the original one to retain the exterior section which stops you getting grease all over your trousers getting in/out) which will allow me to re-drill the mounting holes in positions which don't get in the way of the door mechanism. This kick plate is in a royal mess anyway so I'd rather cover it up anyway. The nearside one just needs a good paint really...this one however is a bit mangled and has a lot more corrosion on than the other one.

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Might be a job for this weekend.
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Post by Zelandeth » Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:04 am

After attending the funeral of a friend this morning I found myself with a couple of hours free this afternoon so I decided to try to crack on with getting the offside kick plate sorted.

After a couple of hours of hitting things with hammers and swearing at it we had the kick plate in place. Once I got the bolts in I was able to pull the kink out at least. They'll both want to be stripped and painted but that's a job for another day. Will be a hammered black finish we'll go with to match some of the other details in the cabin.


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Then the seal was reattached. These will be changed for tubular section seals at some point as I reckon they will work far better.

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This was the last part of this project which involved stuff being apart so I was able to remove all the tools and nonsense from in the car and put things back together again. Longest job there was finding the seatbelt which I had helpfully hung over a hook on the garage wall...right in front of my blind face. Took me half an hour to spot it. Idiot.

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From the previous round of work I noticed that the side "cheek" behind the windscreen washer bottle clearly had lifted while the adhesive was curing before (lack of patience on my part likely to blame as it was the last bit I fitted). So this was peeled back re-glued and was left with a screwdriver wedged behind the washer bottle for half an hour or so to keep it sitting flush. Sorted.

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While I'm calling this job fundamentally done there are a couple of bits which will want a little further attention.

[] Parcel shelf. I'm 1/3 of a time short of having enough left to cover that. This is probably the most important one as it's where about 80% of the mechanical noise in the cabin gets in. I'm probably going to put some actual Dynamat or similar on there as well for that reason.

[] Door cavities. To match the visual aspect of the rectangular cutout at the base, and to help cut down drumming from these pretty large flat panels.

[] I may also do the windscreen pillars as the black semi gloss paint on there is *really* bad for reflections when the sun is even vaguely low. Plus the metal is quite pitted in a few areas so it would look tidier.

[] Sun visor panel. This was originally fabric lined from the factory, I stripped and painted it because the original material was decomposing, but it would feel appropriate to return it to a soft finish. Especially as the roof will be done somewhere down the line.

Lining the roof itself is what I'm terming "phase 2" of this project. That's something I will probably tackle next year. I'll use a lighter coloured material for that, and will probably go for actual automotive trim to maximise audio absorption, minimise weight and get something that's easier to work with. I'll also remove the roof from the car to make access far easier. Being able to flip the whole moulding upside down will make the job massively easier I think.

I only had time for a quick test run round the block today. Initial impressions though are that the apparent noise levels in the cabin even from the work done so far are vastly reduced. You can actually best wind noise above 40 now which was never the case before, so it's definitely helped! The panel being more firmly fastened down has helped improve the feeling of solidity too as it's not rumbling and vibrating under your feet half as much. Hoping I might be able to get a proper test drive in tomorrow.

It has definitely highlighted that I need to make a sealing boot/plug for the cable passthrough in the rear bulkhead where the overhead control box cables to through as you can clearly hear a lot of mechanical noise is coming through there now that a lot of the other avenues have been cut off. The overall job was to improve the interior though and it feels like we've definitely achieved that aim.

When I first started the car up it became apparent that the carb was lacking a working idle circuit again, presumably due to a bit of grime finding its way into the (tiny) idle jet. This cleared after a few minutes of running thankfully...but the reason it happened quickly became apparent.

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If you look closely you can see the metal cap over the end of the filter element in the fuel filter has broken away. I'm really getting hacked off with how hard it's getting to find decent quality consumables these days. Think I'll see about getting some filters from a marine specialist as I did with the fuel lines, being a more safety conscious field hopefully the quality control will be better...
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Re: Today I mostly .....

Post by Aaron » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:47 pm

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So err, got the fairing fitted finally.
Looks like the problem was caused by the fairing having been off the bike for 20 plus years, or more specifically, the fairing not being on the bike when it went for the MOT.
Funny how the brain belatedly remembers important information - they adjusted the headlamp as the beam was too high. Once I started fiddling around with the headlamp the fairing fitted easily.
Feeling a bit silly for not realising sooner.
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Post by Zelandeth » Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:53 pm

Looking good Aaron!

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I think I can now say that Phase 1 of the Invacar retrim project is complete.

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Having been out to run a few errands today I can definitely vouch for the fact that the general noise levels have been vastly reduced. By far the most annoying thing in that regard now is the nearside door which rattles quite a bit. I think if we get some better seals in there I'm hoping that might improve things in that department, we'll see. I suspect that there's a certain element of "they just do that" due to the design though. As it is though the car is far more pleasant to travel in now than it was.

Phase 2 will be lining the roof and replacing the cracked dash moulding with my spare one...not sure when that will happen, but likely a job for either the depths of winter or early next year I think.

I'm quite pleased with how this project has turned out, especially as I've never done anything like this before.

Additionally the fuel filter which had fallen apart internally...

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...Has now been replaced.

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I have a glass bodied filter which can be serviced on the way as I'm guessing all of these filters in the bag are likely as bad as each other.
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Post by Aaron » Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:46 pm

Nice work.
I love the attention to detail, makes a real difference.
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Post by Zelandeth » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:45 am

I noticed last time I was out in TPA that there seemed to be a bit more wobble in the top of the nearside door when I closed it (you need to give it a good old slam, and that puts a lot of strain on the top of the door because of where the pull handle is - usually I open the window and pull on the door top for that reason, but it was raining hence not wanting to open the window!). A quick check today revealed that the rearmost bolt through the window runner into the door top was loose. Not sure if I just didn't tighten it enough of if it had just worked loose. For good measure I added a shakeproof washer before I put it back together today. I will need to try to convince everyone for the next few days that I've not been self harming...Just reaching one of the most awkward fasteners on the Invacar! You can see why they used rivets originally.

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Now the interior of TPA is looking so much tidier it's really starting to show up some of my earlier bodges. Especially the "repair" for the split in the top of the nearside door.

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I'm open to suggestions for the best way to repair this. I was reluctant to use glass fibre/resin at the time as this goes right down the hole for the rear latch, and is directly above the latch mechanism and the last thing I want to do is goop that full of resin! Especially as this is the door that I actually use as the other one has issues with the runner. If it was on the other side I wouldn't be quite so bothered!

Yes I fouled up the measurement on the bit of carpet at the base of that door. I've got another piece cut out in the right size (actually measured with a tape measure rather than eyeball) waiting to go in. I didn't realise how bad it was until I saw the photos.

I stumbled across a box of things I bought a few weeks ago for the van and promptly forgot about. Some little self contained rechargeable lights which have IR sensors so they can detect when doors in front of them are opened. These have been deployed in the kitchen cupboard and a couple of lockers which are kind of black holes without illumination. The results speak for themselves I think.

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They have magnets in the back and just attach to metal plates which stick or screw in place where you want them to go. The package quote something like three months of runtime on one charge. I've little interest in that, this is the sort of thing that we'd just make a point of charging them before we were actually going out to use the van for camping.

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Under sink cupboard is probably the biggest gain.

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Really quite impressed with them to be honest. £11 for the set of six I think it was from Costco. As with most things from there, they feel really well made.
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Post by Zelandeth » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:43 pm

Had virtually zero time to do anything today as I've been running around all over the shop. Did spend five minutes when I was "released" from other duties to get a couple of small things done. The new fuel filter arrived for the Invacar this morning, so got that fitted.

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Bit blingy!

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Might give the retaining clips a bit of black paint to try to tone it down a bit.

I also had a bit of a thought about the doors. Invacar doors rattle like a washing machine full of marbles being dropped down a flight of stairs. That is just a fact of life. One of the biggest issues with mine were the interior door handles though, I'm guessing I was missing a spacer of some sort because of the amount of play in them.

Wonder if I can have a dig around in the drawer of washers, fasteners etc to improve that...



Well that was worth five minutes of time! Will hopefully see how much difference it makes actually driving tomorrow.
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Post by Zelandeth » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:36 pm

Having thought about it for two seconds I realised that the position I'd mounted the fuel filter in was going to be massively in the way...All I needed to do however was flip it around to the opposite side of the support bar it's attached to.

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That should be far more out of the way.

We then had a run over to Buckingham to run a couple of errands. The weather forecast was checked before I went out, and was showing 0% chance of precipitation. Yeah...about that.

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Yeah...I wound up driving back through near monsoon conditions (twice). The windscreen I'm glad to report doesn't seem to leak any more, at least when driving. Only visible water ingress we had was a little getting into the nearside door cavity through the window runner. Aside from the windscreen demister still being about as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike below 50mph, she handled it absolutely fine. I know a lot of people have been saying that the Camac tyres will kill me the moment I look at an even damp road, but they seemed to handle everything absolutely fine today, up to and including quite a bit of standing water. No complaints. I'm not exactly going to try chucking it around in the wet anyway...Not that sort of car!

Needs a clean again now.

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Having been out for a longer run though, I'm glad to report that between the reduction in door rattles from yesterday and the general trim installation, noise levels at speed are *massively* reduced. Cruising at 55 feels honestly comfortable now and 60 isn't an issue.

The Xantia decided it hadn't had enough attention lately so decided to pop up the low oil level warning when I started it up this morning.

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Had a look and the level is absolutely fine, so just the usual "once every three months" false positive. The occasional false positive or not, I'd still far, far rather have this warning light than not.

Of slightly more concern however was that in the last couple of days I've been becoming very much able to hear the dump valve from the turbo again. That was last heard back in November 2018 when the intake line between the air filter and intake ducting split. This was repaired at the time using self amalgamating tape, duct tape and cable ties. No great surprise it's failed again...astonished it's lasted this long!

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Just fell apart when I touched it. This is a problem that basically all TCT engined Xantias are running into now as the pipe just turns to plastic then splits. The parts have been NLA new for years, and the vast majority of secondhand ones are just as bad...Having had a quick look at it, the hose is a 70mm inside diameter, so a generic silicone elbow will be ordered in to replace this. In the meantime a bit of random ducting and a cone filter have been deployed. The soundtrack now is frankly ridiculous. To say the dump valve is "obvious" when you come off the power would be an understatement. Hopefully shouldn't be too hard to sort with a bit of off-the-shelf silicone pipe. Should be enough flex available that it can accommodate the kickback in the line the duct needs to take.
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Post by Zelandeth » Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:47 pm

Time for a regularly scheduled wander into the world of electronics.

Not long ago I picked up a rather scruffy Toshiba T1200 laptop, the intention being to make one good machine out of this and the remaining bits of one I had a good few years ago. Yesterday morning I decided it was time to start investigating it while we were waiting for a call back from the vet to go pick up Tesla who had been in for an eye operation.

I'd forgotten how easy to get into these machines are. About a minute in we were at this stage.

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Oh if only all modern machines were this easy to get in to!

Nice to see that we do have the additional 384K memory expansion board fitted.

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Looking at the power supply board, it was no surprise whatsoever to immediately spot obvious signs of capacitor leakage.

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In addition to this, there was one obviously visibly blown transistor.

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The only marking on this is 11397 which so far hasn't turned up anything particularly useful on a Google search. That's going to be fun to track down...

*If* I can find the original PSU I might be able to scavenge the transistor in question... though to be fair if I can find it just recapping it and swapping the boards would probably be the way forward as my original one had issues with leaky caps causing it to shut down and go into a fault mode, but it had never gone pop like this clearly has...Time for another rummage in the loft to see what remains of my original machine I can find. I want the keyboard and lower case at least anyway.

8086 processors aren't that unusual, though I think this is the first time I've seen an 80C86 - which I believe is a CMOS based version of the 8086 for low power applications.

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While not massively widespread there's definitely some evidence of a little bit of that capacitor goop having made its way to the motherboard.

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In addition to the capacitor goop, the motherboard (like everything else on the machine) was filthy so would be wanting to come out for a clean anyway.

Here's the oddball JVC/Ricoh hard drive, it's connector and the interface card. Bet that hybrid module cost a packet back in the day.

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The card wasn't fitted to these machines if they didn't have the HD option ticked. Though if I wanted a cleaner donor machine for anything, the non HD equipped ones do seem more plentiful and usually sell cheaper...so it would be easy for me to now upgrade one.

The keyboard isn't the worst one I've ever cleaned, but it's up there in terms of ones that haven't gone swimming in coffee.

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Before any further investigation was going on, the motherboard, PSU and the keycaps needed to be cleaned. I would have liked to do the whole upper case moulding, but haven't figured out how to detach the display without tearing off stickers yet. Off they go to the parts washer...

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After an hour the keycaps and the vent cover for the hard drive were removed to avoid the heat from the drying cycle.

They look a bit better! Obviously still yellowed and still worn, I can't do anything about that just now...but at least they're clean now.

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I'll probably still swap the keyboard for the one from my original T1200 as it's a far lower mileage example...but this was getting cleaned before I even let it near the spares box!

A little later in the day, the boards had finished cooking...Let's take a closer look. Power supply up first.

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That's a little bit less disgusting at least. Looking closer however shows that it's in quite a poor way. Quite a few tracks have dissolved.

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Quite a lot of these are downright tiny so repairing them will be a pain. So for now I think we will sideline this PCB until I've had a chance to dig out my original PSU and pray it's in a better state.

How about the motherboard?

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Here's a closeup of the connector that was looking distinctly green in the original photos.

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However I think I've made a discovery which has indeed rendered this a "parts" machine and nothing more.

You know that point on an a car where you drain the oil and see that horrible silvery sheen in it, that you know is metal that used to belong to critical bits of your engine? I think spotting this was the electronic answer to that.

Look more closely at the CPU...

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See that little white mark? The thing that I thought was a bit of hair and went to brush away...

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Uh oh...

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Yep...That looks to be a crack in the package. I have a sneaking suspicion that the magic smoke has escaped from this CPU.

My current theory is that one of two things has happened in the PSU...

1. Due to conductive capacitor goo getting into places it shouldn't on the board, the 12V input has leaked onto the 5V output line (I *think* the only lines this has are 12V and 5V).
2. Due to the dissolving tracks, we've lost a feedback line somewhere and one or both of the output voltages have skyrocketed until something went bang.

It's possible that there was some catastrophic failure on the motherboard and that that caused the transistor we've found popped on the PSU to go...but the PSU going haywire and nuking the motherboard seems rather more likely to me.

The question at this point becomes whether anything useful has survived. As far as I know the motherboard on my old machine was fine, the only issue with it was in the PSU. It had just gone into a protection mode (flashing red light), and I've not been aware of anything going bang...so fingers crossed I'll still be able to make one good machine out of the two. I need to find the box of bits of my old T1200 first so I can find out what parts I'm actually missing.

I'd really like for the hard drive and its interface card to have survived as those drives are really rare, and my one has been sitting since at least 2001 so I've no idea whether it will still be in working order - as due to the proprietary nature of it I've not been able to just plug it in and spin it up as I try to with most of my historic drives on a reasonably regular basis. While I do have a note of the pinout, annoyingly these drives behave in a way (somewhat like some SCSI drives) meaning that they won't actually start the spindle motor until a motor enable signal is sent from the controller...and when I last looked there were three conflicting reports on what voltage that pin wanted to be supplied with...and I'm not about to go and blow up my drive that's made of pure unobtanium by guessing.

Toshiba seemed to like oddball hard drives in the last days of the 1980s, they used a similarly obscure and proprietary drive in the T3200 (NOT the SX/SXC etc versions, those used a standard Connor IDE drive) in the form of a Fujitsu M2227DT. A totally different but equally proprietary drive, in 40Mb form.

One of these.

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Here's the interface connector.

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This at least doesn't have the same issue as the T1200 drive where it requires a signal to enable the spindle motor...and it has a standard Molex connector for the power supply. So as soon as you hook power up it starts up. This is good because it means that I know this drive hasn't suffered from any of the horrible issues you hear of where spindle motors seize up or where the heads stick to the platters. It's always a nice one to spin up anyway as it has a really unusual sounding spindle motor.

Would have been rude not to dig it out of the hard drive stack and record it for you wouldn't it?



No video as I just stuck my phone on top of the drive to capture the audio. Would really like to get hold of another T3200 one day so I could actually get it doing something more than the start up head seek and home.

I *think* this is quite an early drive to use a voice coil head actuator rather than a stepper motor one...though prepared to be corrected on that.

Hopefully at some point I'll be able to get up into the loft and dig out the remains of my original Toshiba T1200 and then we can have a look at what bits we've got. I'm pretty much resigned to the fact that anything attached to the motherboard is likely to be toast at this point though. Bit of a disappointing result really, but that's how these things go sometimes!

EDIT: Do these steps qualify as having started to sort out the garage?

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The socket sets, spanners, allen keys and the box of drill bits now have homes attached to the garage wall in easy reach. So I don't need to drag a heavy tool box all the way out of the far end of the garage or more likely wind putting them somewhere more nearby because I'm lazy...and then forget where they were! The black socket set is by far the most commonly used tool, hence having stuck it right by the door.
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Post by Zelandeth » Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:18 am

Some of the things I've been waiting for for the Xantia arrived today.

Nice new silicone elbow to replace the cracked factory induction hose. We've stuck with black as once everything is back together and it's dulled down a bit you won't even notice it's been changed unless you specifically know the engine bay of a TCT engined Xantia.

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Annoyingly, while the elbow has arrived, the straight bit hasn't...which leaves the hose about 2" too short to reach the air filter housing. Fine. Back on goes the cone for now.

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I have to admit to childishly enjoying the ridiculous induction growl and dump valve noises in the interim. Pretty sure it's actually costing me horsepower given the lack of a cool air supply.

Once the new straight section arrives I'll get the air box reinstated and hooked up properly. I may trim the hose down a little yet to try to reduce the tendency to rub against the lines to the LHM reservoir.

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Right, back to the very sick Toshiba T1200 patient on the operating table. I've pretty much written off the motherboard in my donor T1200 as at least one chip has had the magic smoke escape and I'm reasonably convinced there are cracks in a couple of others though it's hard to tell with the naked eye. In addition several traces on the power supply PCB have dissolved and due to the density of the board repair was going to be really tricky.

Time to go have a dig around in the loft to find the remains of my original machine and see if we have the potential to make one good one out of the two.

The keyboard on the donor machine as you may remember was absolutely gross. Here's what was left when the key caps were removed to be cleaned.

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Doing that to such a nice keyboard is just downright criminal!

For those who know their keyboards, yes those are Alps key switches. The keyboards on these laptops are better than most desktops I've used. My favourite keyboard of all time (Northgate OmniKey Ultra) uses identical switches to these. I do have a couple of spare boards from machines I've stripped down over the years, and have pondered now and then whether I could actually figure out a way to interface with them to make a compact desktop keyboard. I'll need to actually do a test one day, but I reckon on the T5200 (which is the one I've probably spent the most time behind) I can easily keep up with my typing speed on the IBM Model M on my desktop.

This one looked a bit better after a good old scrub with the vacuum cleaner.

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I'd have liked to be able to get the foam off to give it a wet clean, but it is well and truly stuck in place. So some of the 30 odd year old grime will just have to stay...won't be visible once it's back together anyway.

Then the fun bit. I always find reassembling a keyboard after having it to bits to clean very satisfying.

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There we go...

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Definitely has a few miles on it!

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Time to go have a dig around in the loft to find the remains of my original machine and see if we have the potential to make one good one out of the two.

In a truly bizarre turn of events it was actually exactly where I thought it was in the loft. The only bits I've not been able to immediately lay my hands on are the display and keyboard. I know they're up there somewhere...but *hopefully* these won't be necessary to actually get things up and running. The display is still an unknown, given the motherboard looks to have been subject to some major over voltage issues we'll just have to see.

Time for an assessment...

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We've got the lower case moulding, LED retainer and screen switch bar, motherboard, memory expansion board, rear connector riser, hard drive interface card, a display backlight inverter - and it turned out a couple of bits from a totally unrelated project.

Let's start with the power supply. It has leaky caps and there's some fluffy looking corrosion on some of the component legs, but it almost looks more like something has gone after the solder itself rather than the PCB tracks - it's worth noting that this did live in the loft at my parents house for about 10 years, and that house was VERY damp, so this may well be more to do with that than the capacitor goop.

Comparing to the worst (visible) track damage of the PSU we've already looked at this definitely looks like it's a more likely rescue candidate.

For reference, I'm referring to the machine I just picked up as a parts donor as the "new" one, and my old incomplete one as the "original" just to try to stop myself getting tied in knots.

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It still needs the caps changing, but the only other damage I've been able to find was one tiny transistor (right in between the leaky caps) which came away from the board when I was scraping around to see if we had any broken pins on the ICs or anything after we'd given things their first clean. The pads it should be attached to are pretty much in the centre of the photo below.

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I need to remove those caps for replacement anyway, so that will obviously be the time to replace the transistor. Won't that be fun. Couldn't have been a nice chunky inductor or something like that could it?

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It still tests fine...I don't rate my chances of getting solder to reflow to those pins though so will probably grab the one off the new PSU (which tests identically on the meter).

Moving our attention back to the motherboard and what's left in the case I thought I'd check the RTC battery, mainly for giggles. Given it's a NiCd battery from 1990 (early 1990 is the latest date code I've seen on this motherboard) that hasn't seen a charge current since 2001 I wasn't expecting to see anything.

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While I've not actually found any damage to the motherboard, it was entirely covered in a greasy feeling residue and there was some grime particularly on the inter-board connectors.

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Figure that I'd rather get rid of that greasy film whatever it is in case it's something that long term will be harmful so the board's getting a clean.

The display on these machines uses a large EL panel for the backlight, and the inverter board for that is the area other than the main PSU which is renowned for having issues with leaking electrolytic caps. Conveniently the inverter from my original machine was still with it so we can take a look at it.

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Yep...Those be leaky! Will look up the values and add them to the parts order that will be happening shortly.

The motherboard has recently returned from being cleaned, which brings us pretty much back up to date.

Glad to report that all the greasy residue has gone. It's going to be spending the night sitting in the airing cupboard with a fan pointed at it to help ensure any remaining moisture is evicted before we go any further.

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Apologies these photos aren't the best. I was working at the dining table and the lighting there is horrendous for taking photos with due to glare.

Next steps will be to get some capacitors ordered to recap the PSU and to reattach/replace that transistor which has dropped off. Then we can start putting things back together and see if we can by some miracle end up with a working machine.

We probably won't be seeing much from this for a while as I'll be needing to get some parts ordered in, so we'll be back to the actual topic of this thread for a while!
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Post by Zelandeth » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:12 pm

Gave the Xantia a quick wash as well while I had things out cleaning Chris' company car which is being returned tomorrow.

Removing these stickers from the windscreen really felt like absolute vandalism and doing so broke my heart as they feel like part of the car's story. Sadly the sun over this summer had done a number on them and they were disintegrating.

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Will just need to start earning some more now I guess!
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Post by Aaron » Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:38 pm

If today I mostly worked on my Lada, and have technical questions about the project...
Which thread do I post in?
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Post by Tom. » Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:44 pm

Aaron wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:38 pm
If today I mostly worked on my Lada, and have technical questions about the project...
Which thread do I post in?
Any questions for technical help please ask in the technical support forum, anything you want to share while working on your car, pics etc, here is fine. :)
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