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by Nigel_Sutherland
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Emission control - removal
Replies: 11
Views: 2279
Great Britain

Re: Emission control - removal

Thank you for the pointers. I have recently bought a 73 OTS and am planning to remove the US emissions stuff. Have already modified the front bumpers and have the SNG electronic ignition on hand to be fitted. Currently working on gearbox oil leaks. Am interested in what additional bits will be neede...
by Nigel_Sutherland
Sat May 23, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Gearbox removal with engine in situ
Replies: 21
Views: 5141
Great Britain

Re: Gearbox removal with engine in situ

Well it is certainly over two hours, but I am learning about the car and one should not rush these things. A number of little challenges like a bolt that cannot be removed from the engine mounting as there is a strut in the way and it is definitely easier to remove the upper engine mount bolts from ...
by Nigel_Sutherland
Fri May 22, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Gearbox removal with engine in situ
Replies: 21
Views: 5141
Great Britain

Re: Gearbox removal with engine in situ

Hi Bob
Thank you very much for the drawing and explanation. I thought that was what was meant, but wanted to be sure.
Best wishes Nigel
73 OTS
by Nigel_Sutherland
Fri May 22, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Series 3
Topic: Gearbox removal with engine in situ
Replies: 21
Views: 5141
Great Britain

Re: Gearbox removal with engine in situ

It is with great interest that i read this and I am in the midst of doing the strip down on my S3 so I can remove the manual gearbox and replace the leaking oil seals. I do however need some clarity on Point 5 - unholy the front motor mounts at the base with the 5/16 ×24 bolt and nuts - I really am ...