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by toolmanchris
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Slight misfire from one exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Slight misfire from one exhaust

Valves are a bit tappety on that bank Phil but I cant seem to adjust the noise out, dont know if the cam might be worn. I did notice that one of the valve guides on that bank at the front has been welded back together so I wondered if the timing wheel had gone bang in the past and the pushrods had b...
by toolmanchris
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Slight misfire from one exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Slight misfire from one exhaust

When my Essex engine is ticking over once warmed up I get a slight misfire from the offside exhaust. Nothing major but every so often its as if a cylinder misfires then back to normal again. Other bank is fine. Plugs and leads are fairly new and the carb is also (DGAS) Adjusting the idle screw on th...
by toolmanchris
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Le Jog 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 302

Le Jog 2019

MikeyBikey wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:48 pm
You are right on all counts......

Mikey : " Come on Chris, get the back end out !!!! "
Chris : " Mike its a reliability rally, not a race"
Mikey : "Bollox, the car's reliable. Hooner It. "
Chris : "Mike just read the map"
Mikey : "What map ?"
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Anyone Know Anything About Differentials?
Replies: 10
Views: 483

Anyone Know Anything About Differentials?

Dear All Congratulations on hearing your clunk, your car is now among those rare possessions that are valued beyond their actual worth. The noise you heard is it's depreciation bottoming out, ricocheting upward towards its owners sublime smugness. It is the focused object of every driver of a moder...
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1412

Tyre size

Tsk tsk Jim :D
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1412

Tyre size

Its Ok found this: http://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=30238&p=349446&hilit=dunlop+wheel+size#p349446 Looks like my link is for T rated tryes (up to 118mph) and the original was H rated (up to 130mph). Personally I dont see that as an issue - hands up them thats going to push thei...
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1412

Tyre size

Incidentally would these suit Dunlop rims as well as the Wolfrace as I need a set for my car. Thanks
by toolmanchris
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tyre size
Replies: 23
Views: 1412

Tyre size

Stick to the standard 185/80 x 14. They are fine! Do you have an example of a 185/80x14 that isn’t a van tyre, Chinese ditch finder or very expensive reproduction? Hankook are not bad tyres :wink: https://www.mytyres.co.uk/cgi-bin/rshop.pl?dsco=110&cart_id=QgCdoxRfOq5DnBbU.110.172241147&sowigan=So&...
by toolmanchris
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The SE5a learning curve! - Flora
Replies: 885
Views: 58014

The SE5a learning curve! - Flora

willholderogri wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:58 am
looking good phil
I once had all my disco gear all my camping gear me and the wife in the car(massive boots )
Is the size of your wife's feet really relevant :lol:
by toolmanchris
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Awkward Aerial
Replies: 12
Views: 720

Awkward Aerial

Surely a clucking is a chicken problem, quacking would be a duck problem........ I'l get me coat :D
by toolmanchris
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Spot the Scimitar - fun caption quiz
Replies: 68
Views: 4936

Spot the Scimitar - fun caption quiz

Crowther wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:02 am
That reminds me - I really must leave that foot fetish forum.

I joke of course.

They already banned me.
Did they give you the boot :D
by toolmanchris
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 5a Door trim pieces
Replies: 1
Views: 173

5a Door trim pieces

Scott wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:08 am

Anyone have the little rubber mushrooms that stop the bonnet rattling about too? that would be awesome
I brought new ones of these from QRG and they were not expensive if you are unable to obtain used
:wink:
by toolmanchris
Thu May 31, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: RAF Coningsby Families Day 27th July
Replies: 17
Views: 1296

RAF Coningsby Families Day 27th July

Luke this is a fantastic opportunity and I would jump at this but I dont think my car will be reliable enough to make the trip but many thanks for the offer :)
by toolmanchris
Thu May 31, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Harewood 3 June 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2563

Harewood 3 June 2018

Ive been the last couple of years but cant make it this year (not im my 5a though its still off the road lol)
by toolmanchris
Thu May 31, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Harewood 3 June 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 2563

Harewood 3 June 2018

Dont believe so Scott the spectator parking is seperate from the competitors.

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