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- Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:22 pm
- Forum: Mechanical
- Topic: Engine in bits for a rebore-anything else worth doing?
- Replies: 241
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Am I right in thinking that when you re-torque after the bedding-in period it's good practice to unscrew a quarter turn before torquing up to the specified figure?
- Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:42 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Advice please for Nickel Plating
- Replies: 4
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You might care to try something like this:- https://www.carbibles.com/best-chrome-spray-paint/. Don't know if it's any good though as I've never used it myself.
Have to say that this experience closely resembles my own 'failure to proceed' experience of a year ago (documented elsewhere on the forum) where a breakdown man spent a great deal of time and effort doing what you describe above, eventually got the car running and followed me home, where it cut out...
It's probably reasonable to assume that most (virtually all?) Morris Minor drivers these days also drive more recent vehicles, all of which have servos fitted. As a consequence, our reactions are programmed to expect an immediate and reassuring effect at the first light pressure on the brake pedal, ...
- Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:21 pm
- Forum: Custom & Modified Register
- Topic: White Wall Tyres
- Replies: 12
- Views: 660
Indeed - I tried two 'official' tyre paints that proved to be a waste of money and then had a brainwave and bought in from eBay a good quantity of 'Tippex' typewriting correction fluid that was much better and did work tolerably well but, like the others, succumbed in due course.