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by AJL Electronics
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Fuel tank sender voltage
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Fuel tank sender voltage

There are always solutions available. When faced with a similar issue (LPG sender to Scimitar Smiths gauge) I put it through an Arduino device I built to invert and calibrate it, also to add low fuel indications etc. I believe that a more crude conversion module is available commercially, but 8 time...
by AJL Electronics
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Fuel tank sender voltage
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Fuel tank sender voltage

The fuel tank sender also works in reverse to a Scimitar sender.
by AJL Electronics
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Fuel tank sender voltage
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Fuel tank sender voltage

Middlebridge doesn't use a regulator, having VDO gauges.
by AJL Electronics
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: PCV valve fumes
Replies: 13
Views: 274

PCV valve fumes

Why not just connect it as per standard? It wasn't designed like that out of boredom. :mrgreen:
by AJL Electronics
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: PCV valve fumes
Replies: 13
Views: 274

PCV valve fumes

willholderogri wrote:
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:01 pm
I run mine pcv free to atmosphere have done since 2005 no problems so far
The carburation is calibrated expecting the additional ventilation air via the PCV so the mixture will be excessively rich at low depression.
by AJL Electronics
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: PCV valve fumes
Replies: 13
Views: 274

PCV valve fumes

The PCV is part of a closed circuit system. It should be connected into the intake manifold, under the carburettor base. They are available as spares if you need an original?
by AJL Electronics
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Can anyone tell me what these are?
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Can anyone tell me what these are?

adamwilkes wrote:
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:23 pm
Used because of lack of metal body-shielding in a GRP-bodied car.
Nope, still required in a metal body. The capacitor absorbs the transients at source and reduces the amplitude of rubbish being passed around the loom.
by AJL Electronics
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Johnno's '72 Green SE5a
Replies: 63
Views: 2461

Johnno's '72 Green SE5a

To turn the engine over with poor access to the crank bolt, fit a 22mm socket on the alternator pulley nut, press on the fanbelt and turn the socket.
by AJL Electronics
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Cylinder Head Woes
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Cylinder Head Woes

Heads are symmetrical and any 2.9i head should be compatible.
by AJL Electronics
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 Headlight Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 937

SE5 Headlight Problems

You might find that the original sealed beams have failed and previous owners didn't care.
by AJL Electronics
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 Headlight Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 937

SE5 Headlight Problems

They should come on with main beam and also on the "flash" stalk.
by AJL Electronics
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Rear axle inner seal replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Rear axle inner seal replacement

They are freely available. I have them in stock.
by AJL Electronics
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Black sun visors SE5A (or alternatives)
Replies: 14
Views: 206

Wanted: Black sun visors SE5A (or alternatives)

Colour is irrelevant as it can be changed with Vinylkote, or for plain black you can get vinyl dye in aerosols from Ebay etc.
by AJL Electronics
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Battery fixings/hooked bolts SE5A
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Wanted: Battery fixings/hooked bolts SE5A

Universal battery clamps are very cheap and usually just want tweaking a bit to suit.
by AJL Electronics
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Where to source the paint
Replies: 9
Views: 301

Where to source the paint

My supplier can't find it either! I will keep trying but the most sensible option now would be to take a part of the car (bonnet?) to be scanned at a bodyshop supplier. Give it a good clean and mop first though to expose the true colour.

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