Search found 2312 matches

by kennatt
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: bodywork
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: bodywork

https://www.manualslib.com/manual/10000 ... eries.html have a look here at the back pages should find what you are looking for
by kennatt
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: change of keeper - taxing car
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: change of keeper - taxing car

would thinks its now recorded as belonging to you via v5 and the date of transfer will be on record so if ,in the highly unlikely chance of being stopped by the police,they will only be interested in insurance and mot,If the vehicle is already recorded as historic vehicle ,exempt for tax,then you do...
by kennatt
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Gulp....what do I do?
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: Gulp....what do I do?

its amazing how often a mig come in to its own,I recon I recouped my outlay in less than a year,(Long time ago now) Gate posts,fence posts ,car bits and pieces . Then a very long time rebuilding several mgbs,ford escorts ,minis ,minors and so on, and now building land yachts.There are probably cheap...
by kennatt
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Gulp....what do I do?
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: Gulp....what do I do?

go for the course ,it will be something you will never regret.Remember,most panels on minors are simply spot welded ,under MOT rules you are allowed to spot weld full replacement panels,you only need to seam weld when inserting patches although some always advocate long tacks . so not too daunting.J...
by kennatt
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Gulp....what do I do?
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: Gulp....what do I do?

A suggestion If you are confident in stripping to the bare shell you obviously have good workshop skills, why not enroll in a welding/car rebuilding course,most areas have these ,welding with a mig requires very little training,and with a logical approach and help from the wealth of info on here,I'm...
by kennatt
Fri May 24, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Early high arch rear wings
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Early high arch rear wings

try JLH on web and the other forum,he used to offer mod to convert. don't know if he still is. If you try diy the cutting to shape is easy,relatively, but you need to then roll the edge to finish needs a rolling rig to do it ,and a fair bit of skill.
by kennatt
Tue May 21, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Ignition help
Replies: 17
Views: 708

Re: Ignition help

Never got the point connection wrong ONCE in my life................................................................... be about ten times over the last 50 years :D
by kennatt
Sat May 18, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Clutch stuck on
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: Clutch stuck on

allhough prevention is better ,as above. No need to separate engine and box (Usually) Start engine and let it idle until hot,switch off engage first gear,press and hold clutch down and turn engine over on starter, car will be pushed forwards on starter once engine fire up and starts to drive the car...
by kennatt
Thu May 02, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Starting problem
Replies: 12
Views: 418

Re: Starting problem

well there's starting problems and starting problems(no further contact from OP after 5days) the essential question is ... is the problem because the engine is turning over too slow,indicating battery or starter motor,or is it spinning at normal rate and taking time to fire up indicating ignition ,f...
by kennatt
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Reregistration
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Reregistration

check the reg number on reg document on the dvla site it may still be registered or hope not but now on a range rover or bently
by kennatt
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump noise
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: water pump noise

check the fan belt tension before doing anything else
by kennatt
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump noise
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: water pump noise

the screech is more likely a loose fan belt,but if there is play in the pully then a change is probably wise,but make sure the belt is tensioned especially if you have an alternator fitted,as far as the rad ...well that's how it works cooling the hot water as it enters the top and feeding the colder...
by kennatt
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: series 2 brake cylinder
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: series 2 brake cylinder

have these cylinders become unobtainable recently definitely replaced all of mine about 4 years ago got them from tom roys,might have the old ones lying about if I find them you can have them for the postage.Dont have the ser11 now so no use to me ,possible threw them out on moving but will have a l...
by kennatt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: series 2 brake cylinder
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: series 2 brake cylinder

not really worth it just buy a replacement and know it will work ok
by kennatt
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Master cylinder?
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: Master cylinder?

wait till brake light is on then check the free play on the pedal,if non then probably rod too tight or pedal stuck on shaft,if penty of free play at pedal then problem in master.
by kennatt
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: It's the rules,mate.
Replies: 17
Views: 1014

Re: It's the rules,mate.

I went to the recycle / household rubbish depot last week, I had three bricks and a small bag of rubble,One operative stopped me and said '' you need to ring the council to ask for permission to dump bricks or rubble'' I said '' I'm not a trader as you can see so don't need a permit ,do I'' No said ...
by kennatt
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: It's the rules,mate.
Replies: 17
Views: 1014

Re: It's the rules,mate.

how about this for jobs worth councils, Last summer on my local beach at low water, saw council beach comber machine scraping the litter up,bottles cans waste paper ,seaweed etc, From the foreshore then,dumping it at the waters edge :o . I rang the council and told some official that someone was dum...
by kennatt
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1163

Re: Modified Suspension

looking at the rear /front spring shackle Allthough not very clear looks like its been m odified,normally the front shackle sits inside the chassis bracket, seems to be held a bit lower,wonder if its been altered to compensate for flattened springs But could just be me looking at it wrongly. photo o...
by kennatt
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Protecting cellulose
Replies: 16
Views: 784

Re: Protecting cellulose

when I was involved in coachwork (Family garage in another life) we used to use a da (Random orbital) sander with 320 0r finer grit paper dry. But the recommendation for hand flatting was for ....solid colour 500 or finer wet (I use soapy water) Metalic wet 800 or less. Avoid at all cost a circular ...
by kennatt
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Protecting cellulose
Replies: 16
Views: 784

Re: Protecting cellulose

mark you can put clear coat on top of celly which does give a harder finish (called clear over base) but needs to be done as a final top coat,if you flat the now cured celly which you would need to do ,any slight scratch or flatting mark will show up and be very difficult to get rid of. It's always ...