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by rustjunkie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: diff nose hights
Replies: 20
Views: 6822

Re: diff nose hights

I have spoken to Chris Witor .He said the car should have a later type nose as the early one will give to much negative camber and sit to low .but it doesn't have much effect on the prop shaft .thanks Ed
by rustjunkie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: diff nose hights
Replies: 20
Views: 6822

Re: diff nose hights

Ah ok will take a look. my understanding of it was that if you have the wrong one it can alter the rear camber and height of the rear .and the engine mounting angel alters the prop alignment so it can set up a vibration .will check out Chris's website . I cant see how the nose change would affect th...
by rustjunkie
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: diff nose hights
Replies: 20
Views: 6822

diff nose hights

hi all. I have a Question regarding diff nose heights. I have a mk2 estate on a late L plate with a 2.5 s engine fitted, the current diff appears to have an early nose, is this a standard fit on an estate ? The engine mounts have been changed along with the mounting cross member to 2.5 spec engine i...
by rustjunkie
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Dashboard removal and re-covering
Replies: 14
Views: 5373

Re: Dashboard removal and re-covering

Hi .there was an article in classics monthly involving a stag restoration in Australia as a long term project. He had the same problem and had his dash wrapped by vacuum forming from what I remember. He was based in queensland and a member of the stag owners club there. It might be worth contacting ...
by rustjunkie
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Estate rear inner arches
Replies: 0
Views: 1661

Estate rear inner arches

Hi its been a while but hoping you might be able to help with this one. I need to repair the inner rear arches on the estate. I have got hold of some of Lloyd's excellent outer arch panels but he has no inners in stock at present and due to time pressure sadly I cant wait until he has some in stock....
by rustjunkie
Tue May 02, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Estate rear inner arches disaster area !
Replies: 1
Views: 1695

Estate rear inner arches disaster area !

Hi all. My Estate recently failed its mot on a small hole near the ns rear subframe mount, after prodding its unsurprisingly far worse. Due to blown underseal the outer inner rear arch on both sides has holed strangely at its highest point along with the leading edge of the boot floor ,inner sills a...
by rustjunkie
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: odd oil pressure !
Replies: 10
Views: 4478

Re: odd oil pressure !

as yet not had a chance to take a look .but thanks for the reply's. I hope to get on to it this weekend I have found another pressure gauge and got hold of new o rings . also have a new relief valve on order. knock appears to be coming from rear bearing nearest the bulkhead don't know if that's sign...
by rustjunkie
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: odd oil pressure !
Replies: 10
Views: 4478

Re: odd oil pressure !

Thanks for the information. The filter housing is the older type with two thin rubber rings as opposed to having one thin ring around the edge and a rubber washer in the centre if that makes sense. Plenty of oil at rockers it did have a external oil feed now removed as i didn't think it would be hel...
by rustjunkie
Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: odd oil pressure !
Replies: 10
Views: 4478

odd oil pressure !

I am having a issue with the oil pressure on a 2.5 s engine ,its been recently rebuilt approx. 9500 miles ago .oil pressure on start up from cold is 100psi and almost off the gauge until hot then it drops back to 60 to 80 psi at about 2000 to 3500 rpm and around 40psi at idle .this seems a little on...
by rustjunkie
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Estate wheel arch carpets
Replies: 7
Views: 3570

Re: Estate wheel arch carpets

no joy at ANG parts but thanks for the tip .I did consider dyeing them but they are just to far gone for that if there are any out there in any colour I would be interested as can always dye them .