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by RodH
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V6 essex timing gear
Replies: 47
Views: 4184

V6 essex timing gear

turboscim wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:56 am
Car s o s was Ric Wood not J. W.
Sorry, My mistake.
by RodH
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V6 essex timing gear
Replies: 47
Views: 4184

V6 essex timing gear

On car SOS.(Ford Capri Mk.1. S6 E10. 22 min in)
John Wade said in person "Steel timing gears can cause camshaft fracturing at rpm over 6000"
by RodH
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SEAT COVERS COUPE, SE5 & gtc
Replies: 13
Views: 1661

SEAT COVERS SE5 & SE6a gtc

Hi Mark. I'm interested in SE6A/GTC covers.
Do you have any dark brown and mushroom sets or individual covers.
Regards
Rod
by RodH
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V6 Custom Exhaust Headers ?
Replies: 10
Views: 907

V6 Custom Exhaust Headers ?

Is this any use Mikey.
http://www.westerntydens.com/accessorie ... RcQAvD_BwE

I think they are in your area
Rod
by RodH
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: 'pinned' topics gone / missing
Replies: 8
Views: 1375

'pinned' topics gone / missing

Hurray. Good move. :D :D :D
by RodH
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Bond Equipe GT4S.
Replies: 91
Views: 21329

Bond Equipe GT4S.

just to finish off this thread. A friend of mine was looking for a replacement rear floor for his Bond Equipe. He found an eBay add for a rear body tub for an Equipe. On arrival at the vehicle dismantlers he found a white Equipe 4S with a burnt out dash ant transmission tunnel. The rest of the car w...
by RodH
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex idler pulley bearing
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Essex idler pulley bearing

Thanks for the reply. I need to source one before I remove the timing cover. I cant find them on ebay. Perhaps I'm not describing it correctly. "Ford Essex idler bearing", "Ford Essex fan bearing" shows two that look the same but are listed for the 2.5 diesel. If that is an essex based diesel great ...
by RodH
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex idler pulley bearing
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Essex idler pulley bearing

Hi everyone. My Essex engine in my SE6A has a noisy idler pulley. I'm having trouble removing the pulley bearing. I've removed the wire clip thingy and soaked the hole it was in with plus gas. Still no luck. Is this bearing an interference fit or should it just slide out. This may be a waste of time...
by RodH
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Forgetfullness
Replies: 18
Views: 1724

Forgetfullness

Hi Mike.
Have you kept your fluid intake up (Not Alcohol). I've noticed a deffinite improvement in my short term memory since I started drinking at least three pints a day of juice/squash/water etc.

Good luck,
Rod
by RodH
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5455
Views: 361101

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

You are probably correct. Memory was never my strong point.
I would guess that its been finished by now, to match the trailer. Its a nice useful combination.
by RodH
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5455
Views: 361101

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

The reliant in the background has a Twin cam toyota engine in it.
by RodH
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5455
Views: 361101

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

I saw this at the Chipping Steam Fair in 2015. It has a Perkins (I think he said) diesel engine in it.
I nicely done conversion. He said he couldn't afford the repairs to the original engine,
by RodH
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned
Replies: 61
Views: 8774

Scimitar 4x4 Prototype to be Auctioned

The owners of all the surviving FF prototypes will be looking for spares for their cars.That will drive the price up. Would be a shame if it was broken.
by RodH
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Jenvey Heritage DCOE TBs
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Jenvey Heritage DCOE TBs

Quote from link

"Product Details
The Jenvey Heritage DCOE throttle body comes in TDT40 , TDT45 , TDT48 mm bore options. This is a triple twin throttle body set up to suit 4 cylinder engines"

???????

Rod :shock:
by RodH
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: V6 headers
Replies: 5
Views: 456

V6 headers

I had to look twice at these headers.
http://r.ebay.com/aR0bXL
I assume they are for a 2.8 with modified exhaust ports.
I wonder how much difference they would make to the performance.

Rod

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