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by Declan_Burns
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play
Replies: 24
Views: 1954

Re: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play

Thanks Phil!
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play
Replies: 24
Views: 1954

Re: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play

Phil,
Do you have a source of just the Marina pins?
I have the same knock and have been chasing it for a long time to no avail. Exactly as mentioned above. I am really grateful for this thread.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Traveller Aluminium Panels
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Traveller Aluminium Panels

If you can make an accurate CAD drawing you can have them laser cut-not that expensive at all. If you need help creating a CAD drawing give me a shout. I do it everyday of the week.

Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Cross-member bolts. (and... Brake Master Cylinder)
Replies: 72
Views: 1885

Re: Cross-member bolts. (and... Brake Master Cylinder)

With my rose jointed clutch linkage it would probably be easier to fit.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Advice on Alternative Seats
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Advice on Alternative Seats

Here are some pics. No welding is required or any further modifications except to drill the 4 holes in the floor to secure the rear of the seats. The front mount uses the original minor floor bolts. These photos are of the first prototype. Minor improvements were introduced for the final version. Ph...
by Declan_Burns
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Advice on Alternative Seats
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Advice on Alternative Seats

My mate has made very sturdy bases, laser cut to fit the early Ford Ka seats. He has them in his traveller and I must say they are really nice. He intends to make a bolt on kit if anyone is interested. I will see if I can get some photos.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: backplate drawing
Replies: 21
Views: 743

Re: backplate drawing

Excellent project-something I often thought of doing. Laser scanning would be the easiest and probably the best way of doing it. If you need any help with the drawing I can offer assistance as I have worked with CAD systems all my working life and still use it daily. Laser cutting is quite cheap now...
by Declan_Burns
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Heater lettering
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: Heater lettering

Phil,
Very expensive!! The rub on stickers that I made were sent out for free!
I have none left.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rebuilt 1275-running a bit "out of sorts"
Replies: 73
Views: 2105

Re: Rebuilt 1275-running a bit "out of sorts"

Phil,
I had the same problem with the ESM cap. The seal is too hard and too thick so I made my own seal from 2mm silicone impregnated cork.
Then it fits.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Fitting failure of water temp sensor adaptor - what went wrong?
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Fitting failure of water temp sensor adaptor - what went wrong?

Oliver,
The standard temperature sender for Smiths instruments is GTR 101 or Intermotor part no. 5271. It has a 5/8" UNF thread. The resistance is 800ohms @20°c and 50ohms @90°C.

Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 200
Views: 10842

Re: Differential overhaul

Neil,
If the diff is not noisy I would leave it.
BTW the blue marking compound looks to be good stuff. It shows the pattern very clearly. I think I will try it.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Carpet supplier
Replies: 6
Views: 1035

Re: Carpet supplier

I would not recommend Newton Commercial. I think their carpets are terrible-more like felt than real carpet.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Noisy engine & lack of power at speed
Replies: 80
Views: 2414

Re: Noisy engine & lack of power at speed

Check if an test drive to see if the after market fuel filter is installed. If so remove it and see if things improve.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Shock absorber seals
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Re: Shock absorber seals

Gary,
The thread on the filler plug is 5/16" x 26 BSB. A copper crush washer 8mmID will fit. I have used fibre washers 8x14x1.5mm without any issues. I fitted reservoirs on my front dampers for inspection and filling purposes.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: diff drain plug - magnet clearance
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: diff drain plug - magnet clearance

I make them for the MG T series differentials but on these axles there is no issue with clearance. I make sure the magnet is an interference fit and I press it in using a large vice and don't just rely on the glue.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 948 tuning
Replies: 43
Views: 2001

Re: 948 tuning

You can fit this timing mark. Set the engine up to TDC on no 1 cylinder on the compression stroke and mark the damper accordingly.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bi-plane
Replies: 24
Views: 866

Re: Bi-plane

Here's one of many that I built. DH60 Gypsy Moth-quarter scale. The original was at Shuttleworth at the time where I was a member. Photo of me taken in 1997! I still have it ""Moth balled"" and the same will probably happen to me!

Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oil leak
Replies: 20
Views: 605

Re: Oil leak

Phil is of course correct but there is a possibility that an SKF Speedi sleeve can be fitted to the flange. There are some kits available (for MG's) that include such a sleeve. I have not tried it. It is also important that the lip seal is designed for the correct angular velocity of the crankshaft....
by Declan_Burns
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Fitting a brake reservoir / header tank
Replies: 37
Views: 5553

Re: Fitting a brake reservoir / header tank

I agree with Phil. The bore of that pipe is too small for a header tank.
Regards
Declan