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by dalebrignall
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Head gasket issue?
Replies: 25
Views: 4152

Re: Head gasket issue?

if you have the money i would go a series spares , they do propper rebuilds , ive had some engine work done by them carnt recomend them enough
by dalebrignall
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: engine starts then stops
Replies: 15
Views: 2035

Re: engine starts then stops

good news :D
by dalebrignall
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Hif44 on standard engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1070

Re: Hif44 on standard engine

to be honest if you put it on standard head and exhaust it will be horriable to drive i found this out the hard way you need to do the head and exhaust to get the results
by dalebrignall
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Hif44 on standard engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1070

Re: Hif44 on standard engine

ive got this on my 1098 but be warned you need to have a maniflow exhaust or similar and 1275 head to get the benifit . i origionally just had the induction kit on standard 1098 head and exhaust and it constricted the head felt like it was constipated no pull at all .the needle is a fairly rich one ...
by dalebrignall
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: won't start - now intermittent loss of power
Replies: 129
Views: 21504

Re: won't start - now intermittent loss of power

thats good news louise i had the same problemback in march the wire came out of the spade connector on the coil , this happened on the m25 near the reading turn off . everything stopped and i managed to get on the slip road and did a tempary repair to get home , then did a better job when i got home
by dalebrignall
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Aldi type places.
Replies: 104
Views: 10429

Re: Aldi type places.

i love aldi if you just want the basics its great there good qualiaty steak is lovley
by dalebrignall
Mon May 29, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Blowing noise
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Blowing noise

you can get a cast iron clamp from esm or mini mine far better than the pressed steel one
by dalebrignall
Sun May 28, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Blowing noise
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Blowing noise

if its blowing around the manifold then the manifold gasket might be on its way ,i have not tryed to remove the manifold with the exhaust still attached i presume it can be done , just plus gas the nuts before hand , on a cold engine
by dalebrignall
Fri May 26, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine Sounds
Replies: 8
Views: 1214

Re: Engine Sounds

all sounds fine and dandy to me , the fuel pump is ticking more because the engine is warm and the fuel line gets warm and the fuel vaporises a bit so the pump has to work harder , as for the choke only pull it out to start push it in as fast as you can does not do the engine a lot of good with it o...
by dalebrignall
Wed May 24, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Exhaust Fumes.. Mini
Replies: 25
Views: 3799

Re: Exhaust Fumes.. Mini

dont know if this will be relivant , but are all the breathers clear on the engine , im not a tec expert just a thaught , hope i dont get my knuckles rapped by the man with the mini everyone is only trying to be helpful .
by dalebrignall
Sat May 20, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Winter fuel allowance
Replies: 11
Views: 1682

Re: Winter fuel allowance

i am not at retirement age , but i believe if you have paid in all your life you should be intiled to the allowance , its just peter robbing paul to be honest
by dalebrignall
Fri May 19, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Brake queries, your advice sought...thank you!
Replies: 14
Views: 2375

Re: Brake queries, your advice sought...thank you!

if you ordered before 3 pm i bet you have your brake bits tomorrow esm are very good
by dalebrignall
Thu May 18, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What exhaust?
Replies: 9
Views: 1412

Re: What exhaust?

ive got a maniflow now it sounds wonderful :D
by dalebrignall
Thu May 18, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What exhaust?
Replies: 9
Views: 1412

Re: What exhaust?

i had a stainless on mine , you will find it does get quieter as it fills with carbon from use , stick with it , will be fine .
by dalebrignall
Tue May 16, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: HIF38 Air Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Re: HIF38 Air Boxes

ive got a hif 44 on mine and the airfilter is made by ram air contact a series spares for details
by dalebrignall
Tue May 16, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Mechanic in Enfield?
Replies: 6
Views: 1411

Re: Mechanic in Enfield?

minia mania at mill hill will sort you out alex is brilliant
by dalebrignall
Tue May 16, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Engine rebuilders
Replies: 6
Views: 1251

Re: Engine rebuilders

i would recomend a series spares in derbyshire top qualiaty work
by dalebrignall
Tue May 16, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Spark Plugs
Replies: 13
Views: 1745

Re: Spark Plugs

carnt go wrong with champion n9ycs on standard set up
by dalebrignall
Fri May 05, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: M. Traveller Tyre Pressures
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: M. Traveller Tyre Pressures

im running 30 psi on mine i have 185 alloys on mine . and 30 on my saab 900
by dalebrignall
Tue May 02, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Concours Forum
Topic: Battery
Replies: 3
Views: 1626

Re: Battery

depends how keen you are to win i suppose . the lincon battery does seem a lot of money to me , if it was me i would get a modern battery and put a licon sticker on it . at the end of the day a battery is a battery and it does a job . its personal choice im afraid . the wise thing to do would be to ...