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by paul 300358
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: HIF44 carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: HIF44 carburetor

Screw in to richen, however it is operated by a bi metal strip and can be over tightened. If you reach a point when screwing in makes it run lumpy yet even weaker, you will need to screw it right out until the engine is running smooth. It only needs a small adjustment.
by paul 300358
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: HIF44 carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: HIF44 carburetor

I thought that the HIF carbs had an adjustment screw on the side of the carb body? Are you sure its a HIF44. Also check for an air leak between the carb and manifold and the manifold and head.
Check that the inlet manifold mounting flanges and the exhaust mounting flanges are the same thickness.
by paul 300358
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1649

Re: Differential overhaul

Back to Mr Evans, I'm still not convinced that the thrust washer is supposed to rotate in the cage, which would mean that the BTA cage is fit for purpose. It looks to me that the thrust is designed for the planet gear to rotate. I would be building the BTA ensuring that there is no play by using the...
by paul 300358
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox noise (with video)
Replies: 20
Views: 467

Re: Gearbox noise (with video)

Interestingly, my 1098 makes the same noise at the same speeds, just not as loud. It's not the fan as mine is electric. Not the prop shaft u/j's. I wondered if its the gearbox input shaft bearing. I should also say that my exhaust is not rubbing, the engine mounts are good and the tyres are new.
by paul 300358
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1649

Re: Differential overhaul

I would have thought that the planet gear would revolve but the carrier and thrust would remain static. The fit would be more important than the grove as the two surfaces should not be moving much.
by paul 300358
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 rebuild big end offset
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: 1275 rebuild big end offset

The big end caps can be fitted the wrong way round but you wont turn it over, they are line bored, you need to fit the bearing position tangs together. See page A12 of the attached. https://issuu.com/morrisoxford/docs/morrisminor I fitted my rings at 120 deg and it runs brilliant. Sorry, Phil beat m...
by paul 300358
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Metal thickness
Replies: 21
Views: 599

Re: Metal thickness

The problem with co2 is that you need a heater or the regulator will freeze. The main problems people have is trying to mig weld in a draught, standing on the main lead, kinking the lead or using outside in the breeze, all of which will remove the gas shield. Gasless requires the filler wire to be k...
by paul 300358
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Not Starting
Replies: 37
Views: 667

Re: Not Starting

I have a HIF38 carb fitted and I have fitted a similar pipe to allow any vented petrol fumes to exit away from the exhaust.
by paul 300358
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Christmas Tinsel
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: Christmas Tinsel

I totally agree with both geoberni and Les. I like it when the other half is happy.
by paul 300358
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Metal thickness
Replies: 21
Views: 599

Re: Metal thickness

by paul 300358
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Metal thickness
Replies: 21
Views: 599

Re: Metal thickness

Galvanizing is hot dipping to coat with zinc, when welding Zintec the zinc burns off as an off white (yellowish) fluff. I would wire brush whilst wearing a breathing mask prior to welding.
by paul 300358
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front Wheel Bearings Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Front Wheel Bearings Issue

Have you put the bearings in the right way round? Have a look at https://www.mgexp.com/article/mg-midget ... rings.html. it's not exactly the same but is a similar set up.
by paul 300358
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Trafficator issue
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Trafficator issue

Try the club spares, see page 43 of the latest Minor Matters.
by paul 300358
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Circular heater
Replies: 50
Views: 1048

Re: Circular heater

cadetchris wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:03 pm
ill see if the club spares dept has one kicking about.

As odd as it sound, but how do i get in contact with them?
Im a club member and i have set up a members only account via the website, i am just waiting for it to be activated.
Contact Bryan Gostling by email on bryan.gostling@mmoc.org.uk
by paul 300358
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering Rack
Replies: 55
Views: 1302

Re: Steering Rack

I'm sure that I read somewhere that they may feel rough when the wheels are off the ground due to the odd angle of the track rods. Now I can't find it.
by paul 300358
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering Rack
Replies: 55
Views: 1302

Re: Steering Rack

I also use the oil gun same as Myoldjalopy's. I think that the manual states 10 pumps when servicing. After replacing a gator, I gave it 10 pumps then left it for a bit then kept repeating until I got a small drip from a rubber gator.
by paul 300358
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12G940 Cylinder Head
Replies: 13
Views: 300

Re: 12G940 Cylinder Head

If you look at the cooling page on the Carver website ( https://www.calverst.com/technical-info/cooling-how-it-works/ ) it says "Back to thermostats for a moment. It is common practice to remove this and fit a blanking sleeve in a bid to improve cooling. If this is done, you must blank off the by-pa...
by paul 300358
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 12G940 Cylinder Head
Replies: 13
Views: 300

Re: 12G940 Cylinder Head

Martin, don't worry, drill the heater outlet out, the holes are there and threaded for the heater valve studs. Don't bother drilling and tapping the bypass.

Regards
Paul
by paul 300358
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 3838

Re: Diff Identification

Watch the video on page 1 right to the end, they explain the crush washer and how to torque it up. The 140 ft/lbs is an ish but the 11-13 in/lbs are more important. I know that its 45 mins long but its worth it.
by paul 300358
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Pinion seal replacement Morris 1000
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: Pinion seal replacement Morris 1000

This is probably worth watching before removing anything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9yKWKV8poc