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by dalebrignall
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: radial tyres
Replies: 14
Views: 2858

Re: radial tyres

ive used the camacs in the past they are fine .
by dalebrignall
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Compression
Replies: 5
Views: 963

Re: Compression

they are not far off i would do a wet test to see if the values go up a lot then its rings but i daught thats the case . a moggy does not need an emissions test just a visual one , to be honest i would not worry too much .
by dalebrignall
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12g940 head on 1098 questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3702

Re: 12g940 head on 1098 questions

i can only go with what happened to me , with the new induction kit, standard head , 3 branch manifold into standard exhaust it was restricted and was not great to drive , with the rest of the maniflow exhaust , and the 1275 head it transformed the car . have a chat to martyn or rob at a series spar...
by dalebrignall
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1956 s11 traveller restoration
Replies: 122
Views: 33669

Re: 1956 s11 traveller restoration

the bores look ok as do the pistons lets hope its just the head that needs some tlc did make me laugh about no thermostat :D ive modded mine a little , hope to see you both at mot/uk missed you both last year , but you did have an important job to do all the best dale .
by dalebrignall
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12g940 head on 1098 questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3702

Re: 12g940 head on 1098 questions

just read it declan very intresting
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12g940 head on 1098 questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3702

Re: 12g940 head on 1098 questions

i had this done in 2 stages i had the induction kit fitted 1st going through standard 1098 head it was too much for it the engine was restricted by the small valves .i then had the maniflow exhaust manifold and exhaust system and a reworked 1275 mg metro head fitted . the engine is a recon 1098 its ...
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Distributor for 1275
Replies: 4
Views: 975

Re: Distributor for 1275

get a lucas 45d with electronic ignition fitted from accuspark or distributer doctor .
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MOTPASS THEN ISSUES AFTERWARDS
Replies: 8
Views: 1349

Re: MOTPASS THEN ISSUES AFTERWARDS

there are a lot of rubbish rotor arms out there , ive had a red one burn out once . im glad you had a spare i recomend the ones from accuspark and to be honest it is a service item depending on the milage i change the cap and rotor every 2 years as ai do 5000 miles a year .another good ignition supp...
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12g940 head on 1098 questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3702

Re: 12g940 head on 1098 questions

just to add something else to the topic , i have got a 1098 with a mg metro 1275 head and hif 44 carb with maniflow exhaust and manifold its got lots of tourgue for overtaking , had it done by a series spares carnt recomend them enough great service .
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Grating 1st gear
Replies: 18
Views: 1947

Re: Grating 1st gear

another little trick is to lean the gear shift against 2nd to slow the gaerbox down before selecting 1st gear .
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Running lean.
Replies: 4
Views: 1513

Re: Running lean.

basic setting is wind the nut up right up to the top then go down 2 full turns or 12 flats amounts to the same thing and fine tune from there .thats the factory setting
by dalebrignall
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carb Setup Stockport Area!!
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Re: Carb Setup Stockport Area!!

if you want the basic mixture set up then wind the mixture nut right up to the top then wind it down 2 full turns or 12 flats and start from there .
by dalebrignall
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: Aldi compressor & air tools
Replies: 12
Views: 4317

Re: Aldi compressor & air tools

ive used an oil gun and pumped up the tyres includingmy tractor tyres and used the air pistol thing , its good enough for what i want the tank is not very big but i only paid £50
by dalebrignall
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Air filter for 1275/HS4
Replies: 14
Views: 2864

Re: Air filter for 1275/HS4

ive got the a series spares set up hif44 with minispares inlet manifold very happy with it maniflow 3 branch manifold and exhaust system with 1275 head makes a 1098 go very well .
by dalebrignall
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine vibration.
Replies: 22
Views: 3946

Re: Engine vibration.

do the compression test with a few drops of oil down the bores if the results increace and are all uniform then you know the rings have had it worth a go
by dalebrignall
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Unable to turn off heater
Replies: 6
Views: 980

Re: Unable to turn off heater

go for a tap im still on the origional
by dalebrignall
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Free range rude
Replies: 8
Views: 1623

Re: Free range rude

ive had that happen to me twice and no thanks i make them wait now good mannors dont cost anything and people need to learn .
by dalebrignall
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a series spares
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: a series spares

ive got a 1098 , i had a hif 44 carb , maniflow 3 branch manifold , the rest of the maniflow exhaust system to match , a ramair air filter and a 1275 mg metro cylinderhead along with a new inlet manifold , it goes really well and sounds wonderfull :D
by dalebrignall
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a series spares
Replies: 2
Views: 811

a series spares

i would just like to say if you are having engine problems look up a series spares they do top quality work i am very impressed with the results i got , 1st class firm :D
by dalebrignall
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: brooklands 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 904

brooklands 2017

i am going who else is