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by stu60
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB rear axle seal
Replies: 4
Views: 172

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: 172

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: 75

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: 16468

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: 16468

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: 926

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: 926

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: 926

Re: brake bleedingHi

thanks for prompt replies, split front and rear makes life easier.... Now to do battle with re-fitting that circlip!
Stuart
by stu60
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 926

brake bleedingHi

Hi this may be a dumb question but... standard hawk set up princess calipers at front MGB rear drum brakes and 2 brake master cylinders. I am changing seized rear cylinder in n/s drum and need to bleed brakes afterwards . I had assumed the brakes circuits are split diagonally side to side but think ...
by stu60
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Let the games begin ...
Replies: 51
Views: 4991

Re: Let the games begin ...

hi I had 4 Blockleys fitted last month; Pirellis not worn but 10-11 years old. Great service (though will only fit to wheels not car if you use their fitting service ) and car rides/steers well but sidewalls softer. I was thinking of upping the tyre pressure a bit from the 23 all round with Pirellis...