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by alawrence10360
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Insurance

Had what I thought was a great quote over the phone and duly paid last week when I bought the car. I knew it was going to be a little tricky as its a saloon with modified engine brakes suspension but finally got it sorted. Or so I thought. Had a letter today regarding the clutch saying that because ...
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

Thanks Mark
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 cc Oil Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Re: 1275 cc Oil Leak

many thanks
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

l have an oil leak and i thought it was coming out of the dip stick tube.
This might explain it...
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

I will sort the suspension bolts ASAP.
Re the crancase breather should the pipe connected to the small filter be connected to the manifold where its plugged off ?
Cheers
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

I will sort the suspension bolts ASAP.
Re the crancase breather should the pipe connected to the small filter be connected to the manifold where its plugged off ?
Cheers
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

ok Its an Ivor Searle engine and when i approached them with the engine seial number the confirmed it was standard. The vacume connection was off and in fact had melted on the nice shiny LCB manifold... its back on now The crancase breather has its own filter systen an vents to atmosphere ( see pic ...
by alawrence10360
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

looks like 4 to me from this pic
i will have a proper look tonight
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Battery Clamp
Replies: 18
Views: 780

Re: Battery Clamp

thanks for the info
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Battery Clamp
Replies: 18
Views: 780

Re: Battery Clamp

agreed
i will get a battery with the correct terminal arrangement
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Battery Clamp
Replies: 18
Views: 780

Re: Battery Clamp

agreed
i will get a battery with the correct terminal arrangement
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Speaker Position
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Speaker Position

Ive bought some small pod type speakers
Where are the best places to mount them ?
im going to fit the radio to the right of the steering wheel under shelf I think
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

Will do
cheers
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Battery Clamp
Replies: 18
Views: 780

Battery Clamp

Im hoping this battery terminal arrangement is not standard. I cant believe the clamp wuld be in such close proximity to the terminals by design...
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Original reclining seat frame/drawings
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: Original reclining seat frame/drawings

some pics of mine
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

im not sure what size carb it is...
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 cc Oil Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 391

1275 cc Oil Leak

I have an oil leak which i believe is coming out of the oil dipstick. The engine is a low milage Ivor Searl build so im thinking its not worn pistons an high crancase pressure. The dipstick is loose in the tube and is steel It does have a felt washer on the base. I have seen plastic dipsticks advert...
by alawrence10360
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 cc Oil Leak
Replies: 2
Views: 183

1275 cc Oil Leak

I have an oil leak which i believe is coming out of the oil dipstick. The engine is a low milage Ivor Searl build so im thinking its not worn pistons an high crancase pressure. The dipstick is loose in the tube and is steel It does have a felt washer on the base. I have seen plastic dipsticks advert...
by alawrence10360
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 Air filter
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

Re: 1275 Air filter

I believe so
he said it was an HIF ???
I may have that wrong
Every days a school day
by alawrence10360
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Original reclining seat frame/drawings
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: Original reclining seat frame/drawings

i have just bought a saloon And this has factory fitted reclining seats
see pic of owners manual attached