Search found 103 matches

by stu60
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Help with Tyres - 289 Racing Look for Road Use
Replies: 22
Views: 1442

Re: Help with Tyres - 289 Racing Look for Road Use

These are 205/70 Blockleys. Nice period tread pattern but I don’t think they give you bulging look ( although they may have other sizes)
Rgds
by stu60
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Help with Tyres - 289 Racing Look for Road Use
Replies: 22
Views: 1442

Re: Help with Tyres - 289 Racing Look for Road Use

not sure if Blockley have anything suitable?

https://www.blockleytyre.com/
by stu60
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB rear axle seal
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: MGB rear axle seal

hi
that sounds exactly like mine. all i can say is Danbury seals semm to have worked. Good luck!
Stuart
by stu60
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB rear axle seal
Replies: 4
Views: 634

MGB rear axle seal

Hi in case anyone needing to change rear hub axle oil seal on MGB type axle.... differing quality of oil seals I purchased new brake shoes, springs etc from MGB hive together with axle oil seals as part of rear axle overhaul Fitted new seal but weeped after few miles. though i needed new thrust wash...
by stu60
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: BRA for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 306

BRA for sale

BRA for sale, I don't know anything about it just spotted it on ebay.

eBay item number:174458794220
by stu60
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 21311

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

have a look at this for some ideas. i did the inlet drilling mod with resstrictor in looped heater hose and have no issues since

http://how-to-build-a-pilgrim-sumo.wiki ... e-plumbing

rgds Stuart
by stu60
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 21311

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

I am not sure if this will help your particular installation but I had erratic temperatures for months. Final solution was 1. Radiator recored and 2 x Mishimoto fans installed to replace single large one) I don’t believe this made Any difference but eliminated any doubts). 2. Some basic ducting inst...
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 1817

Re: brake bleedingHi

Hi All successfully completed. Strangely the new cylinder from MGB hive has different size bleed nipple (7mm) to old cylinder. It's the correct cylinder as casting number is same. Also the tip I found on line to use locking pliers/mole grip to hold cylinder in place whilst installing the circlip mad...
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 1817

Re: brake bleedingHi

hi
Thanks. I am pretty comfortable doing job but question as not done on dual master cylinders before plus not looking at car when i asked question late last night.

Nevertheless, sage words on safety and car will be off to rolling road and MoT check afterwards.
thanks again
Stuart
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 1817

Re: brake bleedingHi

thanks for prompt replies, split front and rear makes life easier.... Now to do battle with re-fitting that circlip!
Stuart