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by adam
Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Lucas 5 way connector
Replies: 4
Views: 1577
Great Britain

Thanks, just what I needed to know.

Adam
by adam
Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Lucas 5 way connector
Replies: 4
Views: 1577
Great Britain

Lucas 5 way connector

Hi can someone tell if the original Lucas 5 connector for the wiper motor,was different shape to the modern replacement. I cannot find any pictures.

Adam
by adam
Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aluminium rocker box polish/cleaner
Replies: 13
Views: 3645
Great Britain

Maas for polish you can get it at Lakeland stores best I have found .Hot Spot fireplace paint for the manifolds stays on really well.

Adam
by adam
Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cheney hose clips
Replies: 11
Views: 4012
Great Britain

Bresco .com sell them in the UK ,saves paying import duty.

Adam
by adam
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cheney hose clips
Replies: 11
Views: 4012
Great Britain

Hi, first you have to make a wax pattern of the part then make a refractory mould then place mould into a burn out furnace to remove wax, melt metal and cast. I have to explain that i'm a dental technician so its what I do day in day out! Luckily I'm able to make and repair some parts.
by adam
Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cheney hose clips
Replies: 11
Views: 4012
Great Britain

I didn't know they made one. It was easy to make and works well.

Adam
by adam
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Cheney hose clips
Replies: 11
Views: 4012
Great Britain

Cheney hose clips

Having read the threads about the Cheney clips, I decided to see if I could make myself a special tool to make it easier to tighten them up, without ruining the heads. Here's what I came up with.... I made the small part using the lost wax technique to fit the screw head in cobalt chrome (metal dent...
by adam
Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rear shocks - painted and assembled at last
Replies: 0
Views: 1149
Great Britain

Rear shocks - painted and assembled at last

Here's a picture of the finished products - hired the assembly tool from the JEC... easy to use, and still got all my fingers! Stickers from AlfaStop and painted with BS381633 RAF Grey Blue, Springs from DMG. http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o227/littleonelaura/20150221_102130.jpg http://i121.phot...
by adam
Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: nylon fuel pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 3601
Great Britain

Thanks Martin I just received some 10mm od 8mm id that's meant to be the correct pipe. where can you buy the correct pipe.

Adam
by adam
Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: nylon fuel pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 3601
Great Britain

nylon fuel pipe

Hi can anyone tell the correct diameter of the nylon fuel pipe.

Adam
by adam
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Loose wheel???
Replies: 53
Views: 11160
Great Britain

Place a small piece off blu tac inside top of spinner, tighten up to see if its bottoming out it should leave a witness mark.

Adam
by adam
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Loose wheel???
Replies: 53
Views: 11160
Great Britain

I had the same problem with repro spinners. I had to machine out the spinners at the top inside to allow spinners to tighten fully.

Adam
by adam
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

Hi it would be kind if you called the paint on the dust shrouds and shocks a transit primer. better to buy them, paint yourself and put them together. I will post pics soon and give ride height comparison between old and new.

Adam
by adam
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Boge shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 3349
Great Britain

Hi hope you get it sorted out, DMG couldn't have been more helpful.

Adam
by adam
Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cylinder head gold paint
Replies: 9
Views: 3175
Great Britain

Hi i used olds gold from frosts worked well.
Adam
by adam
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

No they don't have blue or yellow paint on them. they are gloss powder coated and marked C25939*.

Adam
by adam
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

my original springs have settled I think. I have DMG springs to put on new Boge shocks, the springs look more like the originals than SNG springs. I will post results when they are on the car, its weather I use top spring locater or not?

Adam
by adam
Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

Sorry my mistake. Mines not that early but I have been looking at pictures of restored IRSs, sad I know some seem to have them others don't. SNG website shows them fitted to there assembled Boge shocks

Adam
by adam
Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

Hi the parts manual for my 3.8 calls for an alloy spring locater, that goes between dust shield and spring part no C19027. On the SNG website, it also shows the part used on there assembled boge shocks.?
Adam
by adam
Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear spring rates
Replies: 81
Views: 22414
Great Britain

Hi, its only the spring and the way its mounted to the damper, and eye to eye length that effects ride height. Damper on its own can be moved to any position you want and left there, it has no rebound quality without the spring. If bottom spring mounting was moved closer to top eye, as on early cars...