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by bash
Tue Jan 12, 2021 23:48
Forum: General
Topic: Rover V8 build log
Replies: 160
Views: 12237

Re: Rover V8 build log

Thanks for the comments, as for the injection, No, is the quick answer. I have got all the injection gear ready to go but the dilemma is why change when its running so well on the edelbrock 500carb and Ive totally got my head around how it works. On a purely asthetic note I think the carb setup look...
by bash
Mon Jan 11, 2021 14:12
Forum: General
Topic: Rover V8 build log
Replies: 160
Views: 12237

Re: Rover V8 build log

Blimey, thats brilliant. I didnt realise that the dryer was located there for one thing but the pipe routing is going to come in handy. Thankyou.
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by bash
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:28
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cam Carrier leak.
Replies: 16
Views: 552

Re: Cam Carrier leak.

When mine did this a quite a few few years ago and I found a couple of loose fixing bolts and when I took the carriers off the threads had stripped, I dont know why or if a P.O. had overtorqued them but a couple of helicoils sorted the threads and new gasket sealant stopped the leak. I did have to u...
by bash
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:54
Forum: General
Topic: Rover V8 build log
Replies: 160
Views: 12237

Re: Rover V8 build log

Yes please, the pipe routing may be useful.
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by bash
Sat Jan 02, 2021 07:01
Forum: General
Topic: Happy new year
Replies: 18
Views: 251

Re: Happy new year

Thanks for the comments guys about the V8, I have got some other mods in the pipeline and when Ive finished the kung fu practice ( painting ) on the new house I will post them up. I can't wait to have a few runs out.
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by bash
Fri Jan 01, 2021 17:24
Forum: History & Memorabilia
Topic: Best advertisements and press releases
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: Best advertisements and press releases

Ive had this poster for a very long time, but its what they used in the showrooms. its out of its frame at the moment as I moved house and it needs a new frame. Bash https://am3pap003files.storage.live.com/y4m_Jw8ahchppDl2o2eis9jjjeCJ-1eeazFnxG8QJBYmxBGU7PQ9JIL01LiQwSqYRXzsxyQtC_bHQBOI-AYs6eVyPCKysj...
by bash
Fri Jan 01, 2021 16:58
Forum: General
Topic: Happy new year
Replies: 18
Views: 251

Happy new year

be very careful out there, but be happy too.

Bash
Ps, is it me or do I detect that our active membership has dwindled somewhat ??
by bash
Fri Jan 01, 2021 16:52
Forum: General
Topic: Rover V8 build log
Replies: 160
Views: 12237

Re: Rover V8 build log

Thought Id put an update 2 years after the conversion..... would I do it again.... very yes. The cars fast, very tractable, handles just as well as with the Lotus engine but can be a handful on damp roads because of the torque that its putting out... which is fun. The torques also handy when poddlin...
by bash
Fri Jan 01, 2021 16:23
Forum: General
Topic: New member - Excel SA
Replies: 89
Views: 6204

Re: New member - Excel SA

I took a few dimensions (ballpark) that I kept in my rover V8 conversion build book, thought they might come in useful to you. Bash https://am3pap003files.storage.live.com/y4mFNxsoDK5KW5Yyk01HyK17Q8wbkooOvugpSVEGE2N8O_iuVGDwBea4omXTBd9czZ6qvfbKTk14SdUBpmeKj0V22PKoS1UuXdDuoVHKdzBcWlPrMxvFppS4bm_s66q6...
by bash
Fri Jan 01, 2021 15:03
Forum: General
Topic: Spanner top trumps
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: Spanner top trumps

Ive bought an induction heating tool for the same job, its brilliant, 32mm 0 to red hot in less than a minute. Cheaper than a tradition hot hammer gas set too. But I want a poster like that or a tee shirt.
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by bash
Wed Dec 30, 2020 18:09
Forum: General
Topic: Spark Excel model
Replies: 24
Views: 1316

Re: Spark Excel model

Sent mine off to add to the list.
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by bash
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:16
Forum: General
Topic: Door beams
Replies: 9
Views: 598

Re: Door beams

Filled mine up with closed cell plumbers aerosol foam about 20 years ago and they are still good considering Ive used mine year round for most of that time.
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by bash
Tue Dec 29, 2020 07:12
Forum: General
Topic: Numbers & stats
Replies: 10
Views: 712

Re: Numbers & stats

If the DvLA are so bad at adding up its a good job they dont do 'times bys' and 'guzinters'.
Bash
(BA hons. (Failed) university of life).

Ps, Im surprised that there are so many excels taxed seeing as there seem to be so few of us on here or on the facebook judean front page.
by bash
Mon Dec 21, 2020 16:04
Forum: History & Memorabilia
Topic: RIP Oliver Winterbottom
Replies: 37
Views: 2672

Re: RIP Oliver Winterbottom

nice obituary in classic and sportscars for Ollie.
jan 21 issue

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by bash
Mon Dec 21, 2020 16:02
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Battery Quick Disconnect failure
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: Battery Quick Disconnect failure

My quick disconnect features not tightening one of the terminals fully, I just drag it off. Its been like that for many years and doesnt give any issues.
Bash