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by peter freeman
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Knocking and a-clunking
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Knocking and a-clunking

slacken the mounts and adjust with a hammer - metal at either end so you will not damage them.
by peter freeman
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Knocking and a-clunking
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Knocking and a-clunking

Check the engine is square on the chassis - a bit too low on one side will put the other side too high - been there had that. Easy to put right by adjusting the engine mounts.
by peter freeman
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 30
Views: 984

Tappet adjustment query

I will pass the info on.
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Bonnet noise se5a
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Bonnet noise se5a

I have never noticed noise either - even when we had a 5a and no noise in the Coupe. Spray foam sounds like a good solution as long as you don't overdo it and distort the bonnet.
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Brake discs identification
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Brake discs identification

Thanks for that Mark - me being one of your customers.
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Brake discs identification
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Brake discs identification

( twisted ) Warped
by peter freeman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Brake discs identification
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Brake discs identification

I have fitted wilwood callipers and with them standard TR6 discs can be used
by peter freeman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Brake discs identification
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Brake discs identification

Only discs from the club traders fit straight away - you can fit 5a discs if you have the diameter reduced.
by peter freeman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Silverstone Classic 2019

MBs are going to be there - perhaps they have sent you an invitation by mistake.
by peter freeman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Goldie the Coupe
Replies: 52
Views: 2455

Goldie the Coupe

Any Use - the cable clamp orientation should give guide as to the fact that the cable runs along the top of the axle.
by peter freeman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 30
Views: 984

Tappet adjustment query

A google search will find you a few videos.
by peter freeman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 30
Views: 984

Tappet adjustment query

Some cams have to have very loose tappets which make noise all the time I dont know enough about the subject to disagree Peter but common sense would tell me that you are losing lift the greater the gap which would seem to be counter productive if you are trying to get maximum power? WE have a loca...
by peter freeman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 30
Views: 984

Tappet adjustment query

Some cams have to have very loose tappets which make noise all the time
by peter freeman
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Tappet adjustment query
Replies: 30
Views: 984

Tappet adjustment query

Depends where it is stamped - it might be visible with the inlet manifold removed

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