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by scudderfish
Mon Apr 08, 2024 5:04 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Oil Warning light on !
Replies: 25
Views: 23291

Re: Oil Warning light on !

I thought Vaseline was used as it would dissolve nicely in the engine. I don't know what bog standard grease would do! Unless you are going to load a grease gun with Vaseline that is....
by scudderfish
Sat Apr 06, 2024 6:28 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Practical Performance Car is back!
Replies: 0
Views: 687

Practical Performance Car is back!

As a YouTube channel. Audio is a bit shonky on the first video, but it's a start.

by scudderfish
Sat Dec 09, 2023 4:48 pm
Forum: Please Tell Us About Yourself
Topic: Hi All, my 3 post in 2 years lol
Replies: 6
Views: 13777

Re: Hi All, my 3 post in 2 years lol

Boftus wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2023 10:08 pm
Also gonna need to cut a hole in the bonnet :D
I had to do that for mine. There is something satisfying about having an engine that's too big to fit in the car :lol:
by scudderfish
Thu Dec 07, 2023 8:10 pm
Forum: Please Tell Us About Yourself
Topic: Hi All, my 3 post in 2 years lol
Replies: 6
Views: 13777

Re: Hi All, my 3 post in 2 years lol

Ooo, very nice :) Any more carb photos?
by scudderfish
Wed Oct 18, 2023 8:08 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Cleaning up a aluminium engine block
Replies: 11
Views: 22014

Re: Cleaning up a aluminium engine block

Aluminium always has a layer of aluminium oxide on it, pretty much as soon as it is exposed to air. Unlike rust, it is stable and doesn't grow/corrode the metal.
by scudderfish
Wed Oct 04, 2023 6:05 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Rover v8 3.5 no compression #5
Replies: 7
Views: 6206

Re: Rover v8 3.5 no compression #5

Lay the head on its back and fill the chamber with liquid. See if it drains out.
by scudderfish
Wed Sep 27, 2023 4:31 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: TA / Wildcat heads
Replies: 27
Views: 51810

Re: TA / Wildcat heads

stevieturbo wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2023 9:18 am
They look like the IGN-1A's many people use these days
At £100 a pop, I think I'll be sticking with my VAG 4 post coils for now :)
by scudderfish
Tue Sep 26, 2023 5:59 am
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: TA / Wildcat heads
Replies: 27
Views: 51810

Re: TA / Wildcat heads

What coilpacks are those?
by scudderfish
Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:17 pm
Forum: Please Tell Us About Yourself
Topic: My V8
Replies: 1
Views: 3412

Re: My V8

Shiny!
by scudderfish
Thu Aug 31, 2023 9:17 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length
Replies: 22
Views: 36587

Re: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length

That's a lot of screenwash! :D
by scudderfish
Thu Aug 31, 2023 8:06 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length
Replies: 22
Views: 36587

Re: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length

Correct era, and the right part of the world. It's actually an early Hyundai Stellar, which I've tried to keep as a sleeper. 20230524_153343.jpg With the early ones being Cortina based, I was able to use a 2.3 Cortina axle with the 3.09:1 Capri diff, so running gear fairly straightforward. Engine w...
by scudderfish
Thu Aug 24, 2023 8:18 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length
Replies: 22
Views: 36587

Re: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length

mat_the_cat wrote:
Thu Aug 24, 2023 10:43 am
I have swapped them, but the difference is in the pedestal which they screw into. But I *think* it's going to be OK with the 118mm pushrod.
Ah, I see your issue now :)
by scudderfish
Thu Aug 24, 2023 6:12 am
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length
Replies: 22
Views: 36587

Re: 2wd R380 V8 clutch pushrod length

Can't you get a spanner on them and swap them?
by scudderfish
Fri Jul 28, 2023 6:47 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Oil Warning light on !
Replies: 25
Views: 23291

Re: Oil Warning light on !

If you're near Harpenden (J9 M1) I can lend you the tool to do this easily
by scudderfish
Tue Jul 25, 2023 6:53 pm
Forum: Please Tell Us About Yourself
Topic: John Briers
Replies: 1
Views: 2448

Re: John Briers

Hello. Any photos to post? :)

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