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by mark10337
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Broken speedometer
Replies: 8
Views: 2543
Switzerland

I had similar problems. A light strip down as per the Smith-Jaeger repair link posted by Andrew, and some light greasing (also on the cable sleave) fixed the issue.
by mark10337
Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Jobs whilst engine is out
Replies: 9
Views: 2088
Switzerland

Thanks Peter and David It's already in danger of turning into a restoration :wink: Looks like there are hairline cracks in the exhaust manifolds which will also need replacing. A checklist of Priority 1/2/3/OCD is almost needed. I think I shall leave the de-coking and the carbs intact for the time b...
by mark10337
Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Series 2
Topic: S2 replacement radiator
Replies: 1
Views: 1042
Switzerland

S2 replacement radiator

Hi all It looks like I am going to replace the radiator on my S2 OTS, several mangled bits on the cooling fins, tell tale signs of previous patching and congealed green coolant in various places. I thought I might as well go with an uprated one, as I will be using it as a driver in standing traffic,...
by mark10337
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Jobs whilst engine is out
Replies: 9
Views: 2088
Switzerland

Jobs whilst engine is out

Hi all I've just got a 1969 OTS, was at the Swiss equivalent of a VOSA test to get it on the road and the clutch totally failed :sad: compression on the pedal but not disengaging. Cylinders look ok, but now taking out the engine to examine the clutch. We've seen there is a crack in the bell housing,...