There speaks the man who has experience of kidney bean wheels so has been there, done that and got the T shirt!
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- Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:06 pm
- Forum: For Sale / Wanted
- Topic: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs
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- Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:56 pm
- Forum: General 289
- Topic: Le Mans Hard Top on BRA Mk1 289 - Anyone Done It?
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Kev, the first thing to be aware of is the angle of the windscreen. To suit the Le Mans roof the windscreen is raked back to make it more streamlined. This in turn will affect your side screens and a hood if you have one. As advised you will also need a split boot lid otherwise anything in the boot ...
You must do far more miles per year than me. it wouldn’t be worthwhile changing the plugs at each oil change on my low mileage with the Cobra. Following advice from the supplier of my first battery, I leave my Optimate battery conditioner permanently connected. It ensures that the battery is kept in...
Whilst investigating a miss-fire recently ( located to a poorly fitted No 3 HT lead in the dizzy cap) I was told that spark plugs no longer have their ceramic tip coated. This is OK in modern lean burn engines but not for our conventional technology engines. The lack of a coating ultimately allows t...
I confess I don’t follow F1 so was not aware of the change to combustion chamber design a few years ago. This was needed due to the increased restrictions on fuel use. If you don’t know about this subject I suggest that you google F1 combustion chamber design and you will find an interesting article...
This sounds like another case of a copy part quality versus an OEM quality item. At my recent rolling road session the engineer warned me off copy parts including Intermotor and stated that even Lucas are not what they used to be. So we dumped the Lucas distributor cap and fitted a genuine JLR item ...
Same here. Checked them all yesterday. I didn’t expect to find a problem after 20 years but then I would look very silly if a wheel came loose and I hadn’t checked after Simon’s discovery. At least it gave an opportunity to clean the rear of the wheel properly.
I admit I have now re done the lock wires to include the loop having needed to remove the wheels to check on the integrity of the rear bolts. e.g. Simon’s problem! I have been thinking more deeply ( as I tend to do) about this subject and will probably revert to the solid design as and when they nee...