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by manny
Fri May 25, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Thanks Jim , yep will do -although the current amp is less than 4 months old!
by manny
Fri May 25, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Boo to me\car...

this morning - it was reluctant to start - when it did - seemed like three cylinders....stuttering during the first 10 mins and then conked out entirely - so i had it run home in the rain for 2 miles to get the euro box :( :(

boo

Manny
by manny
Thu May 24, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Good (lovely) day all, today i started planning on how\where to place the ignition amplifier- as i experienced the same symptoms last sunday - when it was a very warm day and my car had been idling on the driveway - i got about 100m before the car just died... this is after the new coil and amplifie...
by manny
Tue May 22, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Fiberglass repair
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Fiberglass repair

errr.pictures would help :D or size of animal??
by manny
Sun May 20, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

scimjim wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 10:00 pm
I probably have spares - can look tomorrow if you want?
just the body or whole dizzy? pm me either way please
by manny
Sun May 20, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

scimjim wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 9:37 pm
I’d imagine they have different advance characteristics and would make the 1600 a bit more sluggish?
..that i can live with - cheers-
by manny
Sun May 20, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all , today, my embarrassing question.... how will 1600 run with a 1300 distributor- as my installed dizzy has a one mount lug missing - but i have a spare ( 1300 i think) dizzy-- so can i install it and try to run it without any major mishap? before i figure out how to swap the housing it ...
by manny
Wed May 16, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Turning the V6-engine by hand: how?
Replies: 17
Views: 457

Turning the V6-engine by hand: how?

i did it with a 3/8? socket on the crank bolt..i think?
by manny
Sat May 12, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Well all went well!...so not sure what to look at next regarding the distributor or just leave as is :?
by manny
Sat May 12, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day ,

i have a trip to Droitwich this morning ( 60 miles total on M5)- so will report if\when i make it back!

Ta

Manny
by manny
Thu May 10, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

OK, just a thought as if ran OK before changes and now it ' is less so' always good to start at last thing touched :wink: My goodness that's keen, I've really just put it in gear and handbrake on!! maybe a dab of tippex to mark the head of the tensioning bolts and where the tension was, more as a g...
by manny
Thu May 10, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all having got the car running - i noted that it 'seems' to run smoothest\best when the distributor is near the end of its rotational travel- would that suggest a camshaft change is in order? - i have not had it timed- just tweaking when listening .. Ta Manny simple thing first Check that ...
by manny
Wed May 09, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all

having got the car running - i noted that it 'seems' to run smoothest\best when the distributor is near the end of its rotational travel- would that suggest a camshaft change is in order? - i have not had it timed- just tweaking when listening ..

Ta

Manny
by manny
Tue May 08, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SS1 1600 Crankshaft Sprocket
Replies: 4
Views: 141

SS1 1600 Crankshaft Sprocket

Brilliant !!! will pm
by manny
Mon May 07, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 214
Views: 18380

Manny's SS1 1600

There i was all happy that the crankshaft oil seal was doing its job...when i saw oil leaking from the camshaft seal!...oh well at least i found it ..one of the causes!

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