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by dalebrignall
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: higher octane fuel
Replies: 9
Views: 972

Re: higher octane fuel

i think my engine runs smoother on higher octane fuel
by dalebrignall
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tyres....Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 1363

Re: Tyres....Again!

yes you can do it , i had no problems
by dalebrignall
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Stalling
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: Stalling

try backing of the timing a little
by dalebrignall
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Lucas Coil
Replies: 8
Views: 998

Re: Lucas Coil

the coils from distriubter doctor or accuspark are good
by dalebrignall
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Electronic ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Electronic ignition

i have got accuspark on my car works fine
by dalebrignall
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carburettor
Replies: 5
Views: 735

Re: Carburettor

i have a hif38 on my 1098with 1275 head and maniflow exhaust thats plenty
by dalebrignall
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: coil failure
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

Re: coil failure

i had a breakdown on the m25 managed to pull onto the hard shoulder the wire had come out of the spade connector fitted a new connector and crimped it down went home repair took me 30 seconds its worth carring a few odds and ends to get you home
by dalebrignall
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Least favourite car
Replies: 34
Views: 4036

Re: Least favourite car

i had an allegro when i was 18 was off the road more than it was on
by dalebrignall
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: im thinking of buying a morris minor
Replies: 10
Views: 1141

Re: im thinking of buying a morris minor

i would say going to esm would be a good point of call , i have not baught a car from them , buti have got parts and they are top quality sounds like you are doing your homework . they can advise you on what to look for . dont worry about the bodywork too much a solid foundation is the key, you can ...
by dalebrignall
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ESM Newsletter
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: ESM Newsletter

not wishing to be smug ive got the origional tap it works fine for me , there have been bad heater valves for years now i would rather pay a bit more and have something that works
by dalebrignall
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: oil warning light intermitant when driving
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: oil warning light intermitant when driving

let us know how things are going after a bit of running around as long as there are no bottem end knocking sounds you should be ok for a while .
by dalebrignall
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: coil failure
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

Re: coil failure

well if its 6 months old i would be sending it back or at leas phoning them up , im getting the impression the qualiaty of the parts they are getting is not as good as it once was , my red coil has done 3 years now , and i do carry a spare
by dalebrignall
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: FUEL PUMP ???????
Replies: 9
Views: 1731

Re: FUEL PUMP ???????

sounds like you could do with a new pump they are easy to change and have electronic innards that are more reliable , all the morris minor suppliers as well as burlon fuel systems
by dalebrignall
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine sounds like there's a hole in the exhaust but there isn't
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Engine sounds like there's a hole in the exhaust but there isn't

check the mainfold clamp is there a leak between the manifold and the down pipe it might need some gun gum round the joint
by dalebrignall
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 948cc cooling system seems not to work correctly
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: 948cc cooling system seems not to work correctly

have you tryed flushing out the hearer there might be a load of gunge lurking in there i had this when i had an engine change its easy to flush out
by dalebrignall
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Favourite countries in Europe
Replies: 43
Views: 4679

Re: Favourite countries in Europe

malta , love it there
by dalebrignall
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Dizzy Points
Replies: 20
Views: 2225

Re: Dizzy Points

sorry did not read it correctally
by dalebrignall
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Brake adjustment
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: Brake adjustment

do the wheelcylinders slide up and down freely on the backplate
by dalebrignall
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Dizzy Points
Replies: 20
Views: 2225

Re: Dizzy Points

it you want decent replacement points or condencers go to distributer doctor
by dalebrignall
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dizzy confusion
Replies: 6
Views: 859

Re: Dizzy confusion

to be honest the accuspark system is fine for a 1098 or 1275 ive had no problems in years