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- Sat Oct 09, 2021 8:21 pm
- Forum: Mechanical
- Topic: E10 petrol and valve settings
- Replies: 18
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It's all a money-making con by the controlling few. Ethanol has a lower calorific value and this has been known for a very, very long time. How ethanol is made isn't very environmentally friendly, but it does make a few filthy rich people even richer, which is all that matters.
Blockley Tyres (better known for their Vintage-era tyres) make 145 tyres specially for the Minor in that they are as tall as permissible. This means the height of the tyre and therefore the gearing is closer to what it should be. (Many radial tyres are much ‘shorter’ than the equivalent cross ply ou...
The hub nut, with the locking tab, secures the bearing. Are you honestly saying that a thin piece of paper, which doesn't even contact the bearing, is what is meant to clamp it and account for its protrusion? It is there to prevent oil leaks only. I don't know where this idea came from but it is com...
You do still need the hub gaskets with the 'O' ring hubs. The nip of the bearing in the hub is determined by the thickness of the gasket paper. See various threads regarding how to determine the thickness of the gasket paper required. No it isn't. It is determined by how far the bearing is pressed ...