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- Tue May 12, 2020 6:05 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Crossply to radials - What size? (1954 4 door splitscreen)
- Replies: 17
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Might it be prudent to seal over the rivet heads with a layer of Araldite before fitting?
"...to maintain wheel cylinder sealing inside the drums" seems to suggest that, without a pressure-retention device, brake-fluid leakage will occur. I'm taking it that that has not been the experience of those of you already using a top-hat free system whilst still retaining the original drum rears.
I'm currently looking into the pros/cons whys and wherefores of fitting front discs and, having researched the topic in the archives it's become apparent that it's going to be necessary to remove the top-hat seal from the master cylinder to avoid the problem of the discs binding when the pedal is re...
Back in the sixties my mate Sam used to buy a car for next to nothing, run it for weeks or months (the better ones) then, when it conked out irretrievably, take it to the local scrappy who gave him either a fiver or a tenner for the remains. Unsurprisingly, he had some 'interesting' vehicles, severa...
My favourite bodge story appeared in a car magazine many years ago. A Reliant Regal van offered as a trade-in seemed to be riding a little low on the offside rear corner. Suspecting collapsed suspension, the garage guy had a closer look and it transpired that the thing had had a rear-end shunt at so...