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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:01 pm

windy wrote:I wouldn't worry about the expansion rates but I've read stainless reacts with alloy so best coat them in Coppaslip just to throw another metal into the equation :?
Thanks Mark I didn't think there would be an issue but something my Dad said last night made me think. I usually coat threads as a matter of course unless there are reasons to not to.

It looks like all will go well with the rest of the install (fingers crossed :shock: ) the only possible snag may be the air filter catching the scuttle belly under the vents.


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by scimjim » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:33 pm

Threads shouldn't be coated unless you have (or calculate) the wet torque figures (it's for the shank or exposed threads after it's torqued). I've switched to a non copper based anti-sieze compound as copaslip can introduce another metal to the mix!


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:54 pm

Well carb is now on as well as inlet and reconection has started!! (After a number of trapped nerves inumy neck) so far the only issue I have is that the accelerator cable is too short!! So need to bet a new one so I need to find a match as it wont be standard!!


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:23 pm

new cable fitted (from a Clio) other than this not much progress due to the C and the SST taking time


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by ScimmyMike » Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:30 pm

Thought you were working this affy


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:55 pm

Was but got 5 minutes at a computer the work was done the other day. :oops:


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by ScimmyMike » Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:56 pm

Makes sense now, you missed a good rr session


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:03 pm

Gutted but ATM lack of time and funds are hampering life!


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Tue May 20, 2014 7:47 pm

At last a little progress heated screen now fitted (thanks Windy!) next to connect it up (along with putting the rest of the car back together). On the topic of the screens I got timed relays with buttons from one of the local motor factors £7!!!!


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:55 pm

And more progress today!!

Offenhauser rocker covers now on fuel pipes connected water pipes connected and filled with water for now to check they don't leak. (thanks Dad I am not liking this not being able to do much for myself! :evil: )


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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greenys coupe is running again!

Post by greeny » Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:09 pm

Woo hoo proper progress today everything is connected and she has been running! I think this is a turn around point in the year!!!!

Next finish off tidy up check over and MOT!


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:41 pm

Well she is booked in for an MOT tomorrow so fingers crossed! Frenzied finishing tonight mirrors bonnet fitted wipers and lights checked all but fog working can't open it as it's bonded in and I ran out of time. Lack of a fog won't fail on a 67 car will it?


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Fri Jul 18, 2014 8:27 am

Good luck! And I dont think so.


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by philhoward » Fri Jul 18, 2014 8:58 am

I think if it's fitted it must work - cover it and the switch with black tape and it's been "disabled" so you shouldn't get a fail.


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Re: The "now Greenys but ex Colin Watson coupe"

Post by greeny » Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:12 am

We shall see just dropped her off. Tbh the mot place I use are really good so I should be fine........ (famous last words!!!)
The way this year is going she will need major work I need some good luck!!!


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
Previous 3.0v6 X type jaguar triumph acclaim scimitar SE4A 663 (ex Collin Watson coupe) 2x se5a's 2x SS1 1600s and a load.of other things I can't remember!!!
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