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by Mogwai
Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Trackday video
Replies: 6
Views: 1123

Re: Trackday video

Here's a video of Jonathon's in car footage from the Castle Combe trackday on the 5th of Oct http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDKuWbknDIU
Had a great day & quite a varied range of cars on track
http://mog.myfreeforum.org/ftopic1844-0-asc-60.php
by Mogwai
Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What did you drive in 1985
Replies: 38
Views: 4077

Re: What did you drive in 1985

Raleigh Grifter :lol:
by Mogwai
Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)
Replies: 2741
Views: 383908

Re: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)

Anyone about tonight & where too?
by Mogwai
Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)
Replies: 2741
Views: 383908

Re: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)

damn, will be late if I can make it
by Mogwai
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)
Replies: 2741
Views: 383908

Re: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)

As its close to the end of the month will the Friday meet be this week or next ?
by Mogwai
Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Now running rich
Replies: 11
Views: 861

Re: Now running rich

If the needle was optimised for the engine before the head modification it may be slightly out now.
Ignition timing procedure for the electronic dizzy is the same as a points one (as you used the same rr as me they may have set it for maximum advance of about 32° btdc somewhere between 2500 3000 rpm)
by Mogwai
Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Type 9 output shaft
Replies: 6
Views: 864

Re: Type 9 output shaft

Here's a closeup from my sig pic showing the prop arrangement on mine I have since dispensed with that flexi crossmember & fitted a decent one from JLH so no more vibrations & the chassis feels more taught with it http://www.jlhmorrisminors.co.uk/store/index.php?act=viewCat&catId=7 [frame] http://mm...
by Mogwai
Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)
Replies: 2741
Views: 383908

Re: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)

Anyone about tonight. I'll be picking Callum up onroute so any pub suggestions
by Mogwai
Wed Aug 18, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Pick up Restoration (Part 2)
Replies: 1497
Views: 164692

Re: Pick up Restoration (Part 2)

The tappet could have pulled out when the pushrods were removed & got stuck. best to remove the tappet chest covers to investigate
by Mogwai
Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:54 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Forward planning for supercharging 1275
Replies: 26
Views: 2899

Re: Forward planning for supercharging 1275

You need a high pressure pump & regulator for a blow through carb as the float chamber is also pressurised. normally aspirated fuel pressures are around 1.5 - 3 psi If you then add say 10psi of boost the fuel pressure will need raising above this to feed the carb. One other difference with the turbo...
by Mogwai
Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering arm removal
Replies: 11
Views: 885

Re: Steering arm removal

these work :wink: just support it firmly in a vice
http://www.thorhammer.com/Hammers/Copper/

Failing that if its extremely tight your local garage may be able to put it on their press
by Mogwai
Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Iveco suprise suspension
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Re: Iveco suprise suspension

The later Ivecos have a transverse leaf spring on the front. There's progress for you :lol:
by Mogwai
Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: New Purchase with Old Style Log Book
Replies: 12
Views: 3172

Re: New Purchase with Old Style Log Book

A car I bought last year had an old style one. I just sent it off with the new keeper details as usual with no problems I did need to tax it before I received the new logbook & had to go to the main dvla office for this as the post office couldn't do it with the old type temporary section , somethin...
by Mogwai
Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Forward planning for supercharging 1275
Replies: 26
Views: 2899

Re: Forward planning for supercharging 1275

you really need the crank/flywheel etc dynamically balanced to be effective
I used Basset down balancing to do mine http://www.basset-down-balancing.co.uk/
by Mogwai
Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Torx socket and Star drives
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Torx socket and Star drives

Torx headed bolts/screws are the work of the Devil :evil:
The E ones are a lot bigger for a given size no
T20 is usually on small screws & the E20 on large bolts M14 dia etc
by Mogwai
Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)
Replies: 2741
Views: 383908

Re: SADMOG (Sowf'ampton taawn)

I'm about
where to tonight
by Mogwai
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: vac gauge
Replies: 7
Views: 868

Re: vac gauge

An excellent tool for engine health, efficiency & diagnostic tests,

I occasionally use one on modern engines as in certain circumstances it can tell me more than the all singing & dancing diag machine can
by Mogwai
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: voltage regulator?
Replies: 5
Views: 1000

Re: voltage regulator?

The wiring on mine is soldered together as necessary & completely disconnected from the control box,its still there but just for show now
by Mogwai
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Precautions and checks
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Precautions and checks

rodent damage to wiring
by Mogwai
Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: throttle stuck open!
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Re: throttle stuck open!

There is a return spring inside the weber which could have broken/ gone weak. Its behind the little plate between the barrels