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by Johnno
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Crank regrind.
Replies: 5
Views: 476

Re: Crank regrind.

OK,thanks mate.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Temp reading
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Temp reading

What should a side valve temperature running normal be? Mine seems to be all over the place!
by Johnno
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Crank regrind.
Replies: 5
Views: 476

Crank regrind.

Looks like I need an engine rebuild.Best place to get the crank reground?,,,,,thanks in advance,John.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Radiator repair
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Radiator repair

Ha ha,already have that.Been running with this rad for a few years now but has just developed several leaks.No doubt due to my overheating problems of late.Thanks mate.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Radiator repair
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Radiator repair

Ha ha,already have that.Been running with this rad for a few years now but has just developed several leaks.No doubt due to my overheating problems of late.Thanks mate.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Radiator repair
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Radiator repair

Thanks Bob,that’s very a comprehensive reply.I will look them up and pay a visit to see what they say.I’ll keep the forum informed as to what happens in case any one else need rad repairs.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Radiator repair
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Radiator repair

Thanks Bob,that’s very a comprehensive reply.I will look them up and pay a visit to see what they say.I’ll keep the forum informed as to what happens in case any one else need rad repairs.
by Johnno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Radiator repair
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Radiator repair

Hi all,any recommendations re radiator repairs? I am in the Romford Essex area so needs to be fairly local .Its a series MM rad,if that makes any difference.
Thanks,John.
by Johnno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: MM fan blades
Replies: 10
Views: 814

Re: MM fan blades

Yes,I thought the same thing but they are the same way as in your photo.
To be honest I have tried both ways and seen no difference in the over
heating problem!
by Johnno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: MM fan blades
Replies: 10
Views: 814

Re: MM fan blades

Photos of fan/radiator.
by Johnno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: MM fan blades
Replies: 10
Views: 814

Re: MM fan blades

Still attached Alan.
Phil,my fan is much closer to the rad than that photo shows.Cast iron pump but blades seem shorter too.
by Johnno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Indicator switch.
Replies: 10
Views: 786

Re: Indicator switch.

Hmmmmm,anyone got the later type switch? Had a look at mine but only got it working very erratic.
by Johnno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: MM fan blades
Replies: 10
Views: 814

MM fan blades

Hi all,in view of my recent/past overheating problems,which way do the fan blades mount on the water pump? Mine are mounted with the strenghtening struts facing the radiator,I think this is correct but am sure you lot can confirm or condemn! Now checked EVERYTHING but cannot find any obvious problem...
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: MM overheating.

Only overheats at speed,fine when moving slow or idling.
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: MM overheating.

Thats interesting Phil.I will fit the thermostat back in and try it.All engine and hoses and rad are completely clear.
Thanks all for your input.
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: MM overheating.

Thats interesting Phil.I will fit a thermostat back in and try that.
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Indicator switch.
Replies: 10
Views: 786

Re: Indicator switch.

Cheers guys,all taken in.I`ll have a think on this one.
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: MM overheating.

Mixture is good,,,,colourtune,,,,fan belt is tight,,,,no thermostat,,,,,temp gauge fitted ,ignition adjusted ok,reaches 120-140 and boils and steams through rad overflow,so that water does not enter through top hose to engine,new water jacket.It has always run hot but this year is worse.Tappets adju...
by Johnno
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

Re: MM overheating.

Mixture is good,,,,colourtune,,,,fan belt is tight,,,,no thermostat,,,,,temp gauge fitted ,ignition adjusted ok,reaches 120-140 and boils and steams through rad overflow,so that water does not enter through top hose to engine,new water jacket.It has always run hot but this year is worse.Tappets adju...
by Johnno
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: MM overheating.
Replies: 14
Views: 800

MM overheating.

Hi all, my ‘52 MM sidevalve is over heating. Flushed radiator,all clear and water seems to flow through engine ok.Water pump is good,can see flow through radiator.The blades on the pump seem very small,is this correct? It’s been doing this for a few years now but not really a problem.Now bothering m...