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by Jake
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Rev counter pre FL MK2
Replies: 3
Views: 38

Rev counter pre FL MK2

I saw an interesting article in issue 226 of Six Appeal this month about changing the dash to include a rev counter. I also saw the tacho tested before fitment, but what I want to know is about connections for the earlier type of Mk2 tacho as this has 3 connections. (Discounting the light and the bl...
by Jake
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Wheels & tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 279

Re: Wheels & tyres

Hi thanks for your input everyone ๐Ÿ‘ To explain the position for my green Pi I rather think the originality boat has already sailed for this particular car. Though it is still the original colour, it's been resprayed inside and out. It's still a Pi engine but a factory spare, on SU's, now black nylon...
by Jake
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Wheels & tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 279

Wheels & tyres

Hi all, I've got a 1970 2.5Pi I'm returning to the road after at least 20 years rest. It's fitted with 2500S alloys. What I'm wondering is what size tyres to fit. At the moment it's got 175/80/14's a mix of Goodyears and Michelins. All very old now so not useable. Should I stick with those sizes or ...
by Jake
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Front windscreen
Replies: 26
Views: 866

Re: Front windscreen

It's one of those jobs from my experience like changing the headlining or fitting a complete exhaust without it rubbing the prop, handbrake cable, banging on the crossmember or the trailing arm mounting where it goes through the hole.... ๐Ÿ˜ณ Now let's see what I'm doing next, ๐Ÿค” Looks like the full exh...
by Jake
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Headlining on Mark 2
Replies: 21
Views: 1084

Re: Headlining on Mark 2

Thanks I think I've earned it.

Now I'm thinking I might repair the damage to the headlining on my other Pi........ No rush but it needs to be done!
by Jake
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Headlining on Mark 2
Replies: 21
Views: 1084

Re: Headlining on Mark 2

Just realised I've posted the same picture twice :?
Here's the rear view I also meant to post :D
Headining rear.JPG
by Jake
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Headlining on Mark 2
Replies: 21
Views: 1084

Re: Headlining on Mark 2

Update on the Headlining, now fitted!
Headining front.JPG
Headining.JPG
I'm reasonable pleased with the results, especially as it seemed a bit mission impossible at one point!
by Jake
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Front windscreen
Replies: 26
Views: 866

Re: Front windscreen

Hi All, Ok, this is the actual drawing for making the tool from the Mk2 manual Mk2 tool drawing.jpg This is also from the manual showing the tool in use. Mk2 tool engaged.jpg Thus shows the tool I made against the chrome trim Actual tool engaged.jpg This is a close up off the tip I made Tip in close...
by Jake
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Front windscreen
Replies: 26
Views: 866

Re: Front windscreen

Hi yes I'll post better pictures tomorrow for you ๐Ÿ‘
by Jake
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Front windscreen
Replies: 26
Views: 866

Re: Front windscreen

I think the windscreen chromes are like the roof gutter chromes. You can get the drivers side on and back on okay but for some reason the passengers side is a different story :?