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by Coupe Racing
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Oil starvation!
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Oil starvation!

It's a well known problem with the early engine so a baffle is a good starting point . Make sure there are no gaps in any of the joints from oil strainer to pump . Is the oil level correct and is the correct dip stick in place? I think an accusump might take some of the worry away if nothing else fi...
by Coupe Racing
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Distributor Replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Distributor Replacement

Especially if the oil pump drive comes out with the distributor :shock:
by Coupe Racing
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Locked up engine
Replies: 8
Views: 276

Locked up engine

They are a strong engine. I've just remembered destroying the engine in my V4 corsair while travelling fast on the M25 before it was finished. I got the car towed home and then nearly got it going the next day on two. When I took it apart, one piston was stuck up the bore with its con rod bent into...
by Coupe Racing
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Engine Problem it will not complete 1 revolution
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Engine Problem it will not complete 1 revolution

Seen this many times on the Essex

If hardened valve seats are fitted then one has dropped

Stop turning the engine

The endoscope idea is a good start point
by Coupe Racing
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale
Topic: V6 Essex adjustable timing gears
Replies: 2
Views: 266

V6 Essex adjustable timing gears

Set on Ebay recently at £700 :shock:
by Coupe Racing
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale
Topic: V6 Essex adjustable timing gears
Replies: 2
Views: 266

V6 Essex adjustable timing gears

Got time on my hands and forgot I had these . A matched set of V6 Essex straight cut steel timing gears allowing easy adjustment of the camshaft timing. This will get the very best from your cam , without fiddling with offset woodruff keys Made of some of the best unobtainium and well oiled when sto...
by Coupe Racing
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 242
Views: 33828

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

Does look good with a flat collector .
Will the column clear ok
by Coupe Racing
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: App store
Replies: 5
Views: 220

App store

When using an IOS device , simply bookmark the site in your chosen browser
by Coupe Racing
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Picture Gallery and Photography
Topic: New to me - 5a GER
Replies: 12
Views: 440

New to me - 5a GER

very nice.
Check out the rear silencers pointing up - a sure way to collect rain water
by Coupe Racing
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Look what came in the post today
Replies: 770
Views: 85229

Look what came in the post today

There was one on ebay at £17.99
Thankfully common sense kicked in with the too good to be true feeling .

Had fun looking at the fake feedback and reviews from fools who fell for it

Any impact type tool is useful if rust is not too much of a problem
by Coupe Racing
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Coupé Straight Six Gear Change Mechanism
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Coupé Straight Six Gear Change Mechanism

Try Mike Thomson
by Coupe Racing
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Opening Side Rear Windows?
Replies: 12
Views: 507

Opening Side Rear Windows?

This was done some years ago using BMW methods and parts
by Coupe Racing
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Battery charger problems
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Battery charger problems

I will give it a tap
Thank you
by Coupe Racing
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Battery charger problems
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Battery charger problems

One for the Electrical specialists.

I have an old battery charger , and loathed to throw it away.
It seems to charge ok , however the 4A display does not register.

Coupe of pictures

Any ideas ?

Many thanks

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Daimler SP252
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Daimler SP252

Link doesn't work for me

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