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by martin418
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: PAINTING BRAKES
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: PAINTING BRAKES

i used quick drying chassis black its been on the drums for 5 + years
by martin418
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Front wings for 71 Traveller
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Front wings for 71 Traveller

i put beading in my car and it looks neat
by martin418
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Brake servo
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: Brake servo

i think they are made in a far off eastern country and therefore i would avoid given its a critical brake part and i am sure other members have had issues with them
by martin418
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Quality of New Parts
Replies: 13
Views: 372

Re: Quality of New Parts

far east cheap production is the problem ,its the same for a lot of parts not just car related , yesterday my chinese ''supposed to be the best on market '' plasma cutter blew up in style with sparks and flames shooting out of the casing :evil:
by martin418
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803cc gear lever
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: 803cc gear lever

update just found earlier part number 2a 3065 in a 1955 parts book so looks like a factory modification and i think the pin must be modified
by martin418
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803cc gear lever
Replies: 1
Views: 63

803cc gear lever

has anyone ever changed the slotted cup at the bottom of the lever part no 2a3308 , i have a new bmc part which is a steel machined item but my original is pressed steel and i can't find a way to get the pin through , i am wondering if it's a modification from factory and the lever / pin is differen...
by martin418
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Wiper mount
Replies: 16
Views: 521

Re: Wiper mount

i think the esm one is a different design my 55 s 11 car had 3 seperate mounts onto the triangular plate i just screwed the new plate to the motor and it all fitted fine
by martin418
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: valuation prices
Replies: 13
Views: 366

Re: valuation prices

i apologize for my opinion and for calling it a pure car , i new i should not have posted my thoughts
by martin418
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: valuation prices
Replies: 13
Views: 366

Re: valuation prices

i feel that's a slightly negative view of the s 11 cars ,i know my one has got a 1098 engine and diff + 8'' brakes [ i have the original parts if i want it original ] and makes it perfectly useable , i am not sure about the '' inferior ''visibility problem or the heater issues , i feel they are more...
by martin418
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Wiper mount
Replies: 16
Views: 521

Re: Wiper mount

esm sell both parts of the mounting
by martin418
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Which hoses to buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Which hoses to buy?

i have had the std esm hoses on my car for 5 years and no problems at all
by martin418
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?
Replies: 15
Views: 644

Re: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?

clutch release bearing carbon worn down to metal sounds likely
by martin418
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: a series 950cc diesel
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: a series 950cc diesel

it has a scary rating of 16bhp so way to much for the road
by martin418
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: a series 950cc diesel
Replies: 5
Views: 228

a series 950cc diesel

i have just purchased an A series 950cc diesel engine for a rebuild , i thought it would be an interesting project and given my love of stationary engines something a bit unusual and its a bmc product so is in the family to speak ,
by martin418
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: Front Trunnion Horizontal Pin End Play

i have replacement pins in good original trunnions and have the same problem it's not enough to warrant a suspension strip but at some point i will have to face a bit of the pins to cure the play , i guess another case of a copy part copied wrong
by martin418
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox woes
Replies: 83
Views: 2859

Re: Gearbox woes

a definite no to ep90 gear oil it must have engine oil sae 30 or 20/50 , i find it hard to believe a garage should not be able to find out what oil it should have , this needs draining and flushing asap
by martin418
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris Minor snow plough
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Morris Minor snow plough

superb diff the quaife atb i used one for years in short oval racing
by martin418
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Camshaft question
Replies: 28
Views: 756

Re: Camshaft question

could we have a picture showing the whole engine
by martin418
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Camshaft question
Replies: 28
Views: 756

Re: Camshaft question

i saw that but the sump holes are way out and the curve of the sump flange by the center main looks different
by martin418
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Camshaft question
Replies: 28
Views: 756

Re: Camshaft question

the offset of the rods looks wrong . in your first two pictures are the engine blocks the same way round as the sump bolt holes are in different place in relation to the rod centers , in picture 2 before it was stripped the timing chain would be to your left the fuel pump blank is on top and the cam...