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by martin418
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Clutch and brake pedal stop plate
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Clutch and brake pedal stop plate

my 55 s2 does not have any stops at all
by martin418
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: change of keeper - taxing car
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: change of keeper - taxing car

i just had the same . i called the dvla and it appears if the v5 change of details has entered the system it voids the green slip so you have to wait , i guess if you tax it when you buy it it's ok
by martin418
Fri May 31, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: front brakes sticking on problem solved
Replies: 3
Views: 194

front brakes sticking on problem solved

it was the return springs gone weak although only 5 years old they were so soft compared to the new ones, fitted them on and all is fine ,
by martin418
Tue May 28, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: front brakes sticking on help
Replies: 6
Views: 199

Re: front brakes sticking on help

master new .all brakes adjusted master cylinder push rod all fine the fault just appeared its a regular in use car
by martin418
Tue May 28, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: front brakes sticking on help
Replies: 6
Views: 199

Re: front brakes sticking on help

its had new hoses and cylinders cleaned / new seals [ only 2 year old lockheed ] i have ordred new springs
by martin418
Tue May 28, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: front brakes sticking on help
Replies: 6
Views: 199

front brakes sticking on help

hi all story so far s 2 car 8'' brakes all working fine until a few weeks ago both front brakes holding on slightly ,the rears are fine , it has 2 year old lockheed wheel cylinders .i fitted new flexi hoses , new lockheed master and new wheel cylinder rubbers just for the hell of it . bleeds fine pe...
by martin418
Fri May 17, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: master cylinder fault
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: master cylinder fault

yes it definitely the master holding them on i just loosened the feed pipe to the front t union let the pressure go and the wheels spin free press pedal once and they are staying on , the piston in master returns fully and pedal has correct free play so i guess its the return valve
by martin418
Fri May 17, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: master cylinder fault
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: master cylinder fault

yes it will only be a good new one
by martin418
Fri May 17, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: master cylinder fault
Replies: 4
Views: 141

master cylinder fault

hi i am sure its my master cylinder failing but i thought i would run it by the forum 1955 s2 fitted 8'' front brake otherwise std , 100 % perfect brakes last 4 years but last week left front started binding slightly i changed the brake hose but no luck now after bleeding both the fronts are binding...
by martin418
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: PAINTING BRAKES
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: PAINTING BRAKES

i used quick drying chassis black its been on the drums for 5 + years
by martin418
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Front wings for 71 Traveller
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Front wings for 71 Traveller

i put beading in my car and it looks neat
by martin418
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Brake servo
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Brake servo

i think they are made in a far off eastern country and therefore i would avoid given its a critical brake part and i am sure other members have had issues with them
by martin418
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Quality of New Parts
Replies: 13
Views: 482

Re: Quality of New Parts

far east cheap production is the problem ,its the same for a lot of parts not just car related , yesterday my chinese ''supposed to be the best on market '' plasma cutter blew up in style with sparks and flames shooting out of the casing :evil:
by martin418
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803cc gear lever
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: 803cc gear lever

update just found earlier part number 2a 3065 in a 1955 parts book so looks like a factory modification and i think the pin must be modified
by martin418
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803cc gear lever
Replies: 1
Views: 88

803cc gear lever

has anyone ever changed the slotted cup at the bottom of the lever part no 2a3308 , i have a new bmc part which is a steel machined item but my original is pressed steel and i can't find a way to get the pin through , i am wondering if it's a modification from factory and the lever / pin is differen...
by martin418
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Wiper mount
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Wiper mount

i think the esm one is a different design my 55 s 11 car had 3 seperate mounts onto the triangular plate i just screwed the new plate to the motor and it all fitted fine
by martin418
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: valuation prices
Replies: 13
Views: 476

Re: valuation prices

i apologize for my opinion and for calling it a pure car , i new i should not have posted my thoughts
by martin418
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: valuation prices
Replies: 13
Views: 476

Re: valuation prices

i feel that's a slightly negative view of the s 11 cars ,i know my one has got a 1098 engine and diff + 8'' brakes [ i have the original parts if i want it original ] and makes it perfectly useable , i am not sure about the '' inferior ''visibility problem or the heater issues , i feel they are more...
by martin418
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Wiper mount
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Wiper mount

esm sell both parts of the mounting
by martin418
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Which hoses to buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Re: Which hoses to buy?

i have had the std esm hoses on my car for 5 years and no problems at all