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by peter freeman
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Other 4 Wheeled Reliants
Topic: kitten
Replies: 6
Views: 166

kitten

Ball joints on the front - difficult to get replacements. A lot of Kittens have had the front suspension modified to get rid of them and fit disc brakes instead of the drums which seem to go out of balance quickly - one time you brake it will pull to the right next time it will pull to the left. Hav...
by peter freeman
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: What’s this bit for?
Replies: 8
Views: 273

What’s this bit for?

I don't think its there for when you lift the bonnet - just stops water coming over the back of the bonnet when its closed
by peter freeman
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: and I thought Scimitars difficult
Replies: 1
Views: 185

and I thought Scimitars difficult

Just spent 1/2 day helping a friend change a clutch slave cyl on a TVR S type I will not complain about how difficult Scims can be ( until the next time perhaps )
by peter freeman
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Starter Motor
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Starter Motor

I bought a high torque one and it seems to work well enough - advantage is that its smaller than the original therefore easier to fit
by peter freeman
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: HID lighting
Replies: 11
Views: 356

HID lighting

What about the blinding effect of upgraded bulbs on traffic going the other way its bound to have a effect - or don't they matter
by peter freeman
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Now sorted -(Wanted SE6a or 5a)
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Wanted SE6a or 5a

Mark Wilson has a selection for sale gtcse8@gmail.com
by peter freeman
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Over heating se5a ?
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Over heating se5a ?

If the rad isn't getting noticeably hot but the engine is then you have to suspect the water pump or the thermostat - easier to change the thermostat first
by peter freeman
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: SE5a carb and tuning help / guidance please
Replies: 13
Views: 270

SE5a carb and tuning help / guidance please

Why not get the car tuned at your door - probably expensive but given you mpg you should make it up. I get between 27 and 30 with our V6 Coupe.
by peter freeman
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Over heating se5a ?
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Over heating se5a ?

If the fuel gauge is also reading high then it would point to the 10 volt regulator being duff
by peter freeman
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Melting headlight switch
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Melting headlight switch

plugs and sockets can be got from a number of suppliers for example - https://www.autoelectricsupplies.co.uk/category/1
answer to 4 is yes but better to buy a new plug
by peter freeman
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Melting headlight switch
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Melting headlight switch

Send me your email address in a private message and I will forward details of how to add relays to take the current away from the switch
by peter freeman
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Middlebridge spare wheel tray
Replies: 39
Views: 719

Middlebridge spare wheel tray

Two photos one showing the height approx 2 inches between the catch "female" and the front section of the body and the other one which is not very clear shows that I had to remove the GRP to mount the male part of the catch flush with the rest of the bonnet
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by peter freeman
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Coupe boot push button/lock and boot opener
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Coupe boot push button/lock and boot opener

MGB roadster locks fit with just s bit of "adjustment"
by peter freeman
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Middlebridge spare wheel tray
Replies: 39
Views: 719

Middlebridge spare wheel tray

From memory the MB is about 1" higher - I can measure the distance tomorrow if you like.
by peter freeman
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel filler cap asembly
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Fuel filler cap asembly

A well asked question - I very much doubt if you will find one but good luck in trying

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