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Is it possible to have someone removed from this forum? Seeing as I do pay for that 'said persons' additional membership fees. Have just checked big-end bearings and all is well. Centre main is also good. Not sure I can be bothered to to check the other two. All bores good. I needed to paint the eng...
A question to all. On my daily commute the other day, a gradual 'Tink, tink, tink' noise was audible from the engine. I thought it was the timing too advanced, so eased back a bit (3 mile journey). Anyhoo, the afore mentioned noise got worse by the time I got to work. More like a terminal crank issu...
- Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:47 pm
- Forum: Mechanical
- Topic: Single Carb from Twin Carb
- Replies: 13
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Out of interest has anyone tried the AAB needle in a 1.5 su? I only ask, as this seems to be a popular choice from 'minispares' shop. If you look on the 'mintylamb' comparorama website, the AAB needle is very rich. I use an AEM needle for fuel consumption reasons. Gives me 5-6 better mpg and gives m...
Bought and fitted one of these, along with a K&N. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MGB-AIR-FILTER-HOUSINGS-/230842706715?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item35bf4c2b1b A bit pricey, but you get 2. Comes as standard with a spacer block/back plate, supposedly for better flow. And it is a bit quiete...
I'll take a guess. The top one is maybe, off a Metro A+ engine. It has the shorter shaft and is held in place with 'fork' type clamp. The lower picture looks like a later type of dissy but would have a conventional clamp to hold it in place, as seen on the 25d dissys. 43d has no vac advance??
- Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:52 pm
- Forum: Mechanical
- Topic: Gearbox recommendation - I am confused!
- Replies: 28
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The marina box is a Triumph based one. The same single rail box fitted in Dolly 1300/1500/1850, Spitfire 1300/1500 and Midget 1500. See Rimmer bros for parts. I can only reference the overdrive box I had. The 1850 O/D box is exactly the same length as the standard Marina one, with the bell-housings ...