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by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Edit post
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Re: Edit post

You can’t edit or reply on the forum, in that section. Apparently when it was allowed, some took offence to enquiries about their cars. Personally I’m of the view when selling a car, one has to expect some weird and strange comments, the seller is not always polite either, an example being “ No time...
by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mot advice
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Mot advice

Wow, looks like my corrosion has gone through both sections? Did not know of this internal brace. Are they all the same? It’s possible your rot is just past the reinforcement area, Although that area too could be iffy, as kennatt has said, you might want to check that particular leg for any weaknes...
by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mot advice
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Mot advice

Hi John, can’t attach to PM, so here it is,——
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by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: PM

Thanks for confirming my suspicions, i wanted to send a picture just now, and couldn’t find a way, yes a nuisance..
by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85

PM

Can a picture be added to a PM?
by les
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mot advice
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Mot advice

That hole is very near the eye bolt structure, so it’s guesswork on how a tester would view it. I have a picture of the internal strengthening in that area, if required.
by les
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Blue staining btween head and block
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Re: Blue staining btween head and block

I don’t think loosening the head nuts is advisable.
by les
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mot advice
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Mot advice

I had a feeling that repair patches were no allowed If within a certain distance from an area of structure, which may include the eye bolt, Hopefully someone will confirm or correct me.
by les
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Blue staining btween head and block
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Re: Blue staining btween head and block

You could also check the torque on the head nuts.
by les
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: What is it?

It’s all happening here! Thanks for posting. :D
by les
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: What is it?

Lovely garden Mike, you’re doing your bit for nature.
by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: What is it?

Ok put your reference books away, as I’ve found the answer! It’s the caterpillar of the Lime Hawk Moth. Nature eh, what would we do without it ? Guess we’ll find out one day.
by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: photo or picture please.
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: photo or picture please.

I’ve found this picture John, it shows the first hoop in position, the other three should follow held by the housing you see in the photo, the first hoop has a strap.
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by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extended mot
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Extended mot

Thanks for the update.
by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs
Replies: 62
Views: 4068

Re: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs

That’s good, all you’ve got to do now is wait for that broken extractor to work itself out when things get hot ! Only joking —-Well I hope I am!! :D
by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 167

What is it?

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by les
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs
Replies: 62
Views: 4068

Re: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs

Hopefully the swarf from drilling came out the other end! but If you’re happy———- it’s the sort of thing that would give me nightmares.
by les
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: observations
Replies: 31
Views: 345

Re: observations

Might be worth getting to know him, these people are getting hard to find. I knew an old boy once, now sadly gone, wouldn’t throw anything away and was very resourceful, he was a one off and I learnt a lot from him.
by les
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs
Replies: 62
Views: 4068

Re: Oil Gallery Screwed Plugs

I thought you said you’d drilled a hole through the plug to allow the extractor to be used ? Is the extractor still in the hole?
by les
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Mg Midget 1275 gearbox rebuild
Replies: 13
Views: 259

Re: Mg Midget 1275 gearbox rebuild

No components were harmed in the making of this gearbox. :D