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by ian.mcdougall
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Sump gasket
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: Sump gasket

Thanks Alan
Does any one know where i can get sump plug and is it the same as the same as gearbox plug
by ian.mcdougall
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Sump gasket
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Sump gasket

Hi all
Is it necessary to soak cork seals and the rope (?) seals in oil before fitting on side valve sump
Ian
by ian.mcdougall
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18854
Views: 817086

Re: Word Association

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by ian.mcdougall
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18854
Views: 817086

Re: Word Association

Cheers
by ian.mcdougall
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: series MM inner front panel
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: series MM inner front panel

Hi Rob
Certainly looks like its forward at bottom the same as later cars just with a different shape the the sides
by ian.mcdougall
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Hi Alan At the moment my car has no water pump but i acquired a NOS original heater kit many moons ago and also a water pump.Both will be fitted one day.I hope to start the restoration this year i promise :oops: :oops: As to the water jacket mine seems to sweat water all over when left for some time...
by ian.mcdougall
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: series MM inner front panel
Replies: 2
Views: 415

series MM inner front panel

Hi Somebody who owned my series mm before me cut off the flange that the radiator bolts to on the inner front panel and replaced them with angle iron bolted onto the inner panel, so i want to reinstate as original .I noticed on my later traveller that the flange at the bottom does not stick out as m...
by ian.mcdougall
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Thats what i was thinking.I cant seem to find a gasket for the cover so i will have to make one and make some washers from the same gasket paper. The clip or whatever it is, is made of brass and fits in the round hole to the front of the block and i wonder is it some sort of a restricter for the flo...
by ian.mcdougall
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18854
Views: 817086

Re: Word Association

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by ian.mcdougall
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:25 pm
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Topic: Word Association
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by ian.mcdougall
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

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Forgot picture the washers are 175 and 176 by bolt 174
by ian.mcdougall
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Reguarding bolts in water jacket, in the workshop manual it shows a washer under the bolt head and then a washer between jacket and block the washer under the bolt heads seems to be a copper one and no evidence off the other washer although there was some blue sealer there , , does it need a washer ...
by ian.mcdougall
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

I think the curly bits fit into the water jacket and the small parts fit into the square hole at the front of the area where the jacket fits .
Its about 1 inch wide and 2 inches tall
by ian.mcdougall
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Hi all again.
Took off water jacket on r/h of engine block and heard something drop could not find anything but when i pushed car back later found this
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by ian.mcdougall
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Hi Richard
Unfortunately no access panel,Acquired the three special tappet spanners when first got car.Have already in the past heli-coiled one head stud with engine in.With torque figures it may be just me not wanting to over torque and not torqueing up enough.
by ian.mcdougall
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: valve cotters

Hi Alan I read in the workshop manual about covering the drain holes. I also have to replace the head studs and nuts as somebody in the past changed the studs for cut down bolts and plain nuts, also i may have to heli-coil some of the studs as some studs felt loose and i got the impression the last ...
by ian.mcdougall
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 13
Views: 570

valve cotters

Hi all (I have posted this in series MM section as well ) I am about to grind the valves on my side valve engine as one of the cylinders was down on pressure, is there a surefire way to put the valve cotters back in place if the engine is still installed in the car,or would it be easier to take engi...
by ian.mcdougall
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: valve cotters
Replies: 4
Views: 429

valve cotters

Hi all I am about to grind the valves on my side valve engine as one of the cylinders was down on pressure, is there a surefire way to put the valve cotters back in place if the engine is still installed in the car,or would it be easier to take engine out and put it on the bench as i will also have ...
by ian.mcdougall
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18854
Views: 817086

Re: Word Association

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by ian.mcdougall
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body paint
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Body paint

Clarendon grey would have been GR6 paint code
Different paint manufacturers would have different tinters so a formula would be no use unless it was from a paint manufacturer that trades in the USA. Do you have a company in the USA that specialises in mixing old car paints for classic british cars