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by martin418
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Wiper mount
Replies: 16
Views: 451

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: 304

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: 304

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: 451

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: 5
Views: 238

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: 574

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: 196

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: 196

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: 427

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: 52
Views: 1413

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: 487

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: 667

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: 667

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: 667

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...
by martin418
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Glass jar!
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Re: Glass jar!

hes also got a crankshaft for only a grand got to be deal of the week :o :o :o
by martin418
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: commercial vehicle museums
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: commercial vehicle museums

yes i have seen it , i am in contact with the seller and hopefully i will get to have a look at it
by martin418
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: commercial vehicle museums
Replies: 4
Views: 298

commercial vehicle museums

hi i am rebuilding a 1952 morris mra 1 4 x4 army truck and i am trying to find one in a museum or its civilian version the lc5 or heartbeat truck as its known , i have tried most of the normal places but no luck at all , has any one got any ideas
by martin418
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Elephant Trunk
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: Elephant Trunk

just a thought industrial dust extraction machines use a flexi plastic hose
by martin418
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve stem oil seals
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: valve stem oil seals

all ground in fine , nice even seats
by martin418
Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: valve stem oil seals
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: valve stem oil seals

i am going down your suggested route ,i have pressed in new guides and with new valves fitted all seams fine