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by Unimatrix1066
Sat May 20, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front hub axle
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Re: Front hub axle

I worked out the top one a bit like my zr van removing a driveshaft, the bottom one I've worked but a bit more involved
The seals I got at beaulieu last week from mmoc Dorset already , the cars only used in dry weathers plus undercover the rest of the time
by Unimatrix1066
Sat May 20, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front hub axle
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Front hub axle

I want to replace the rubbers that cover the trunnions as they have perrsished, just seeing do you have to remove everything to do this
by Unimatrix1066
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: Aldi compressor & air tools
Replies: 12
Views: 3806

Re: Aldi compressor & air tools

Do u know the CFL rate of the unit as it's not on the website.
I bought an upright scheppach compressor and the flows too low for tools being used continuously
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rust proof covering
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Re: Rust proof covering

Looks like a good product , I got a rust converter from Esm I think it dimitron of something it's useless after removing surface rust from rear axle a month later bits are coming through anti stone chip paint I applied
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rust proof covering
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Rust proof covering

Just looking into painting under neath the car , I was looking at epoxy mastic it looks a nice finish has anyone tried it?
by Unimatrix1066
Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Cam belt change recommendations
Replies: 0
Views: 930

Cam belt change recommendations

It was after having a belt change plus service on one of our Astra vans in the gillingham area Kent .
We need a courtesy vehicle can anyone recommend a garage it's a Astra 1.7 08 diesel so
Thanks
by Unimatrix1066
Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cover my car storm-force cover review
Replies: 10
Views: 2157

Re: Cover my car storm-force cover review

I bought the halfords 3 layer cover, so far so good just have to watch sharp edges.
I looked at the storm force ones and the negative comments put me off
by Unimatrix1066
Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air compressor
Replies: 17
Views: 3120

Re: Air compressor

I've tried that it doesnothold it, it did not want to put too much pressure on it when putting in though
by Unimatrix1066
Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air compressor
Replies: 17
Views: 3120

Re: Air compressor

I ve got the compressor out for the first time the connectors do not appear to be right, see pic , is there another one I need?[frame]Image[/frame]
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Scrapyards
Topic: Morris in pease pottage
Replies: 1
Views: 1974

Re: Morris in pease pottage

I was a bridges yesterday the Morris is still there, it's got signs of rust in the usual places, plus it's been out in the weather for the last month.
The interior is clean though
by Unimatrix1066
Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air compressor
Replies: 17
Views: 3120

Re: Air compressor

Thanks for the answers , I got the upright scheppach hc50v and bought theses at screwfix 50 lr 180 psi http://www.screwfix.com/p/erbauer-air-tool-kit-43-piece-set/5671h http://www.screwfix.com/p/air-tool-spray-kit-5-pieces/1710h So looks like I just need the hose and separator there are adapt ers in...
by Unimatrix1066
Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air compressor
Replies: 17
Views: 3120

Air compressor

I was lucking enough to get an air compressor for christmas :D , looking at the compressor you need an airline plus there is a mention of various adapt ers on screwfix website. I am just seeing what I require to get going, I got 2 kits today one had various male adapt ers , just looking for a bit of...
by Unimatrix1066
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Scrapyards
Topic: Morris in pease pottage
Replies: 1
Views: 1974

Morris in pease pottage

Bridges breakers have a saloon for 1600 salvage at the moment, it has front end damage its a bit expensive for its condition though
http://www.gwbridges.co.uk/55215.html
by Unimatrix1066
Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: No 2 cylinder not firing
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Re: No 2 cylinder not firing

I have not looked at it since yesterday so will try the tests suggest , I will not be until the weekend now
by Unimatrix1066
Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Shock absorber replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

Re: Shock absorber replacement

The bump stop is missing , I tried to replace yesterday but on of the u bolts is seized. I think the previous owner who had some welding done where the other side of the bolt maybe , must have removed it as the area were the bolt would come out is new metal, possibly. I was looking at getting refurb...
by Unimatrix1066
Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: No 2 cylinder not firing
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Re: No 2 cylinder not firing

I just took each cap off so it was nowhere near the spark plug anode, plus a spark was present on plug when earthed to the block
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: No 2 cylinder not firing
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Re: No 2 cylinder not firing

I removed other leads and it engine stops , I checked the compression by turning over the engine and seeing if there pressure from the plug hole. It seemed equal to other cylinders To check the non firing cylinder while the engine was running it removed each lead and only one did not alter the runni...
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: No 2 cylinder not firing
Replies: 9
Views: 955

No 2 cylinder not firing

Just going through jobs to do on my car one cylinder is not firing there is a spark , and there is compression as I ve checked this also no choke is required from cold?
by Unimatrix1066
Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Shock absorber replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

Re: Shock absorber replacement

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by Unimatrix1066
Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Shock absorber replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

Re: Shock absorber replacement

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