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by scimitargtc
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Wheeler dealers
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Wheeler dealers

Tonight’s Chevy c10 about 8 mins in mike b is testing the truck and 1 of the offside repeaters comes on?.
by scimitargtc
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Help please im new to this
Replies: 41
Views: 4153

Help please im new to this

Thanks, that spring has been on the car for 21 years I’ve owned the car so new 1 that is correct now ordered. The pipe is attached onto a stub at the back of the carb to a stub on the side (& yes it’s been pointed out the W spacer is 180 degrees out :oops: :oops: )
by scimitargtc
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Help please im new to this
Replies: 41
Views: 4153

Help please im new to this

Can see the hole in he bracket where the throttle cable goes through, all looks logical but the spring see photo is too long
by scimitargtc
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Help please im new to this
Replies: 41
Views: 4153

Help please im new to this

Help, after a lot of messing about I’ve now got my 79a auto almost road ready, fuel started dribbling off the accelerator diaphragm so new fitted this morning, manual choke conversion now working properly for the first time since I installed it in 2000, but ca started for a few seconds at 3000rpm ! ...
by scimitargtc
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Late 6a carburettor
Replies: 9
Views: 564

Late 6a carburettor

No tamperproofing to worry about. Just had mine apart (5) times in the month and mine is also a 79
by scimitargtc
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Dgas38 diaphragm
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Dgas38 diaphragm

Take the point re overall value for money of a ki5 but have ordered the burton unit. Ta
by scimitargtc
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Dgas38 diaphragm
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Dgas38 diaphragm

Soooo, got the beastie to run for 30 seconds whoopee until i spotted fuel dripping from the ‘Accelerator’pump diaphragm on the carb, she is 40 years old don’t forget.. can I buy this separately and if so where or do I need to shell out £20 for a service kit????
by scimitargtc
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Mathewsons auction today
Replies: 0
Views: 533

Mathewsons auction today

Did anyone attend today.. interesting in what the 2 scimmies fetched.....
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Find it fix it drive it
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Find it fix it drive it

That’s just too complex for a retiree
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Find it fix it drive it
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Find it fix it drive it

And make mine a treble hic!
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Find it fix it drive it
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Find it fix it drive it

Is it me or as I watch the iom bike episode (more4hd) when the 2 guys set off on their Ducati’s they’re on the correct side of the road then an aerial view shows them riding on the right hand side and a road marking saying SLOW is mirror reversed. Sorry I’ll hang up my anorak and go look for my pcv ...
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb pipe from W spacer to carb
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Carb pipe from W spacer to carb

ON THE ASSUMED BASIS I don’t FIND MY PCV PIPE “SAFELY” STORED DOES ANYONE HAVE 1 OR A SOURCE, TO SELL TO ME?
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb pipe from W spacer to carb
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Carb pipe from W spacer to carb

Yup understand rebel. Just want to get her back on the road. Roger, your photo embarrasses me as to the cleanliness of your engine yes the capped off stub in your photo is what the small bore pipe as pushed onto and onto the side of the carb and it does indeed suggest W is 180 degrees out,, oh well ...
by scimitargtc
Wed May 29, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb pipe from W spacer to carb
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Carb pipe from W spacer to carb

Makes sense
by scimitargtc
Tue May 28, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb pipe from W spacer to carb
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Carb pipe from W spacer to carb

Figured Andy’s comments had missed there is another small tube on the carb pushed the small bore tube back onto that and onto the side of the carb( no I hadn’t mistaken tamper proof screws for stubs) interesting comment re W spacer being the wrong wAy round, it was that way when I bought it in 1997,...

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