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  1. White smoke on a diesel is indicative of too much air surely? Black is too much fuel…
  2. Are you sure the noise is not from the handbrake? Test by pulling it on very lightly…….similarly test if noise on foot brake by touching brakes while it is noisey
  3. Oi! I’d just like to point out my bits of welding were not pigeon shit…… lumps were much bigger…..more like eagle
  4. Moving the Toyota on! I take it the new owner is an eccentric multi millionaire who has pledged to carry out a nut and bolt restoration and then sell it back to you in 20 years time for the price he paid you?? or is it some cunt off here who will paint it pink and drop in a golf engine?
  5. That didn’t happen weeks ago for sure……..maybe consider being more careful with your accusations
  6. LOL…….I crashed my car on your road so it’s your fault. I crashed my car when I fell asleep at the wheel…….I never really thought of the fact it was HA’s fault because that bit of the A1 so boring……I was one my way home from a meeting that had a great buffet lunch and I reckon that was a factor too. The more I think about it the whole thing was someone else’s fault
  7. Nice car! That rear of of sill is time consuming to do……I think it has a brace inside for the jacking point and usually takes a little bit of the inner sill with it. They look like mk4 door strips on it?
  8. Proper job is gas out……leak test……correct weight of gas back in with some lube. Fully automated and it will tell you how much gas was in there. Lack of use can cause loss of gas with time
  9. Yes...it would be more suited to you then
  10. tasteless oik! Good job it’s not yours innit. Mind you this loony will probably throw paint over it.....
  11. RE thrust washers.......aren't they the same as the 1500 ones? Moss do them for the 1500 midget engine up to 30 thou over in increments of 5 thou. Mind you oversize ones shouldn't be used to take up wear.....not wanting to teach egg sucking but machine shop should grind the thrust faces as required and go from there.. If you try to take up wear chances are that the wear pattern on the crank will pretty quick take the new ones down. if thrust faces are fkd you can get it metal sprayed and machined back to standard
  12. I would very much doubt that is an m12 bolt because unlikely it would accommodate that filter gauze so neatly....... on those horns there is a push rod under the points which oscillates as the points make/break.......it tends to stick and just needs taken out and lubricating. I put up with poorly working horns on my rover for over 10 years before having a look!
  13. I wouldn't stress too much about unleaded. I've run my p2 rover on unleaded for 19 years now on unleaded without any bother. Relatively slow revving with a nice long stroke so will run any thing. in any event it is the same job if you do it after as before
  14. Copaslip shouldn't be used on stainless apparently......promotes corrosion!
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