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by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

Where is the best place to get a diff rebuilt or a recon unit
Many thanks
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

yes ive seen that on alot of 4wd s
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

Ok
I can say that when tightening up there is no give whosoever in the poly pads
The ride is great now however I might give the poly ones another try now the rest is standard
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

So the 3.9 diff is in and when I took it for a brief spin I can tell the ratio is much better for the 1275cc engine. Much more relaxed , however on overun and when not in gear it is making a noise . A repetative light knock. It may be there under power but I cant hear it. The condition was unknown w...
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

All back together and everything is as it should be
No banging or crashing
Many thanks to all
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

Ive done rhe other side but unfortunately i got some wd40 on the rubber seat and even though I havent over tightened the rubber has splayed out Removed them and cleaned off the lubricant but still they splay out when tightened I may have to refit the old ones which are polyurethane. i didnt want to ...
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

I have now removed the lowering kit.
Tightening the u bolts by feel more than anything as the rubber seats are being compressed.
Does it look ok ?
by alawrence10360
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

Got the gaskets from ESM and there some mention of the thick ess being correct
I think the o es that were fitted were thicker
With regard to the fli g the car if o a level surfave in both planes
I can only assume the casting tolerance is the reason
by alawrence10360
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

Found my gaskets bot its strange to me that they overlap the rubber seal thats fitted
Also I put a litre of ep90 GL4 in and it still isnt full..
by alawrence10360
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carboot Bargain
Replies: 15
Views: 990

Re: Carboot Bargain

Im all for King Dick matron..
by alawrence10360
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

So this is the one i have taken off which is standard i believe. All was going well .Fitted the new diff. Went to fit the prop shaft and found that the flange on the diff is distorted. Looking at it now , a blind man on a galloping horse couldnt of missed it but I did. Decided to take the flangevoff...
by alawrence10360
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carboot Bargain
Replies: 15
Views: 990

Re: Carboot Bargain

Give your mate my number if ever he gets bored of his new hobby
by alawrence10360
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 110
Views: 4104

Re: Diff Identification

Well the nut came off relatively easily in tbe end I made up something to hold/ fix the flang Removing and replacing the seal also has gone smoothly I do have a torque wrench that will go up to 140lbf and I suspect it was alot less than this prior to removal So busy weekend ahead putting the diff ba...
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

alawrence10360 wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:29 pm
regarding the different type of bump stop
is the number identified on the axle ?
thanks for this
unfortunately paint has obscured my ident
I have ordered the more elliptical looming bump stop
hope its right
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

regarding the different type of bump stop
is the number identified on the axle ?
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

Whats the best way to jack up/support the car to remove the u bolts on the leaf springs ?
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

Whats the best way to jack up/support the car to remove the u bolts on the leaf springs ?
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

8
i may well do that myself
by alawrence10360
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Modified Suspension
Replies: 39
Views: 1643

Re: Modified Suspension

Had a good look at this now What I have noticed is that the bump stop has been cut off straight/ parallel to the axle I have looked at pictures of new ones and they are shaped similar to a cam which I think would give significantly more give than the current squzre shape. I was considering trying to...
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Indicator Cancel
Replies: 25
Views: 1658

Re: Indicator Cancel

That looks to be in order. Here's a working switch in the centre or off position: Centred.JPG Now with the left hanbd position on, we can see one of the triggers sticking out furter: Left.JPG Because the trigger is spring loaded, the itt (it will forever be that on this board) can pass from the cen...