Search found 16 matches

by racer
Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil pressure
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: Oil pressure

check mills pin first, just a thought
by racer
Mon May 02, 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: odd oil pressure !
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: odd oil pressure !

just interested, what was the problem in the end that was causing the high oil pressure reading but a knocking bottom end? racer ps. i have just knackered a oil press. switch, now light goes off at 50, by running very high oil press 75/80 [cold] scary, thats a lot of strain on the pump drive/spindle...
by racer
Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: odd oil pressure !
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: odd oil pressure !

when the engine was rebuilt where the gallery plugs removed, front, side and rear? a "must" on possibly a 40+ year old engine, i would go for, like the others, a semi blocked gallery, i now always put my oil pres. gauge and switch into the tapping at the very front of the engine, after having the ma...
by racer
Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Bolt-in full roll cage for saloon
Replies: 5
Views: 1495

Re: Bolt-in full roll cage for saloon

andy are we talking of 1- slippy diff [plate or ramp]? 2-13x6 wide wheels 3- laminated screen 4- alloy fuel tank 5- big brakes [on front] 7- engine + box + ancilaries 8- small steering wheel 9- quick rack [steering] 10- adj. neg camber set up for front end could be interested in any, or all of these...
by racer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 2000 mk 1 camshaft upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: 2000 mk 1 camshaft upgrade

alex
i have a fully lightened and balanced [with all the correct paperwork] mk 1 bottom end that i could be persuaded to sell or just talk about, if you want
stuart.contact me on s.radford8@btinternet.com
by racer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 2000 mk 1 camshaft upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: 2000 mk 1 camshaft upgrade

alex
i have a fully lightened and balanced [with all the correct paperwork] mk 1 bottom end that i could be persuaded to sell or just talk about, if you want
stuart.contact me on s.radford8@btinternet.com
by racer
Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: HS6 rebuilds,things to do and don,t?
Replies: 19
Views: 3789

Re: HS6 rebuilds,things to do and don,t?

the reason for using atf in the carb dashpots is that the "viscosity" remains the same no matter what the temp is under the bonnet, so giving a more consistant amount of resistance to lift, unlike oil.
hope this info is of some help
by racer
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: engine parts
Replies: 1
Views: 959

Re: engine parts

all parts sold
by racer
Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: external oil feed for no"s 1 and 2
Replies: 33
Views: 5655

Re: external oil feed for no"s 1 and 2

i have been reading the forum with some interest and i hope my findings might be of some use, firstly when i am building a new race engine i remove ALL gallery plugs, yes even those on each end, and core plugs then the block is dipped to remove all traces of upto 40 years of sludge out of the galler...
by racer
Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: engine parts
Replies: 1
Views: 959

engine parts

for sale the top end of my race car mk 1 engine. consists of= 1, triple s a h inlet manifolds for webers 2, big valve head, 10.50-1 comp ratio, bronze guides, piper springs, flowed inlet/exhaust tracts and rocker gear with spacers 3, tubular exaust manifold 3 x 2x 1 all with proven track record will...