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by stuupnorth
Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 25
Views: 500

Re: Merry Christmas

merry X-mas
and a better new year
to every one
stay safe
Stu
by stuupnorth
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: drain plug tap
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Re: drain plug tap

hi mate
that would be great let me know how to pay for the postage
is it a BSPT? as that's what i have been told is the correct thread
unless you know different?
many thanks
Stu
by stuupnorth
Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: drain plug tap
Replies: 8
Views: 401

drain plug tap

hi all
does anyone have a axle drain plug tap i can borrow to clean out the threads on an axle I'm building up?
i believe its a 1/2" BSPT ?
i would of course pay for the postage if not local (N-East Scotland)
cheers
Stu
by stuupnorth
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thermostat studs
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: thermostat studs

cheers mate spot on !
by stuupnorth
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thermostat studs
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: thermostat studs

oops me bad i should have stated its a 1275 engine build
not sur if the 1275 thermostat housing is taller??
by stuupnorth
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thermostat studs
Replies: 4
Views: 218

thermostat studs

hi all just fitted a new thermostat housing to by ongoing engine build and the stud seem a bit short ie the nuts with washer go on ok but i would like to see a bit more thread out of the top of the nuts what size /length are the standard ones and are longer ones available ? IMG_20200711_142729219.jp...
by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: engine build
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: engine build

thanks
by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: engine build
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: engine build

hi yeah 1275 midget
by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: engine build
Replies: 5
Views: 192

engine build

its getting there slowly but surely
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by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: advice on polish
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: advice on polish

god that's a blast from the past!! DLT !!
by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: advice on polish
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: advice on polish

forgot to say I'm in the north east of Scotland Aberdeenshire
i do valeting but only when i can fit it in with work more of a hobby than a full time job
couple more of the cars I've done
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by stuupnorth
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: advice on polish
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: advice on polish

it dosnt look to bad but with a car that age should it be perfect you would be surprised mate the blue vw had been through car washes and the paint was a right mess the Aston took me about 30hrs to do (was a mates so no rush) this was his pervious aston before DSCF1161.JPG DSCF1162.JPG after DSCF13...
by stuupnorth
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: advice on polish
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: advice on polish

all depends on budget and personal preference
i have polish/ waxes that cost only a few quid up to nearly £100
here is my morris along with the shelves stocked with too much stuff!! lol
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and here's a couple of 'old bangers ' i did for mates
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by stuupnorth
Mon May 25, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mg gearbox
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: mg gearbox

yeah hence i thought i would check with someone with more know how than me
many thanks
by stuupnorth
Mon May 25, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mg gearbox
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: mg gearbox

ok mate
cheers for the diagram very helpful
the box im looking at doesn't have a rev switch set up
and going by the info on the diagram its a 1098 minor box as the shaft number shows?
it was the hydraulic clutch that threw me
by stuupnorth
Mon May 25, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mg gearbox
Replies: 9
Views: 436

mg gearbox

hi all can anyone give me any info on mg midget gearboxes i have the chance of a mg midget box with an output shaft number 22g171 it has hydraulic clutch which make me believe its defo a midget box unless any knows different am i right in thinking its a 1098 midget box not a 1275(which I'm after) an...
by stuupnorth
Tue May 19, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: servo
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: servo

ok mate many thanks for the info
i had a strange feeling that was the case so i have ordered a couple of new brake pipes
so i can rotate the servo
cheers
by stuupnorth
Mon May 18, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: servo
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: servo

hi
i used the bracket supplied with servo which makes the 'nose' slightly higher than the rear ?
Stu
by stuupnorth
Mon May 18, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: servo
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: servo

Hi as for the coil it was fitted there before i decide to fit a servo!
i made up the bracket once i changed from dynamo to alternator
by stuupnorth
Mon May 18, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: servo
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: servo

cheers for that i had heard/seen that the servo should be 'twisted' slightly so the
white vent? is to the side??