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Is there only one passageway for oil under pressure from the block to the head, at the rear by the rocker pedestal? Any other point would just be where return oil at crankcase pressure dribbles down the pushrod holes? As I understand the oil circulation routes, oil feed to the top of the engine is t...
- Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:44 pm
- Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
- Topic: springs
- Replies: 6
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One thing Chris Witor pointed out to me once was that the free length of a spring is not necessarily a guide to its height under load. There's more to it than simply standing candidates side by side and selecting the longest - it could still sag more.
- Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:40 am
- Forum: Modifications
- Topic: Thermostat housing - with temp sensor port
- Replies: 12
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I think that's the difference between the 2000 and the 2500 thermostat housings. The 2000 has the port in the alloy top cover, and senses the temperature after the thermostat. The 2500 has the sensor in the water pump, so senses the temperature before the thermostat. The result is the 2000 temperatu...
- Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:53 pm
- Forum: Transmission
- Topic: Drivetrain knocking getting louder on braking
- Replies: 9
- Views: 259
The prop shaft can also touch the horseshoe thing where the handbrake cable divides. The clearance is greater if you mount the propshaft with the sliding end at the back.
I think it's considered a good idea to drop the overdrive sump and clean the filter - there's a magnetic ring too to collect swarf. That of course would drain the OD oil as well.
I've solved the mystery - it was the light bulb. I took it out and tested it. When first connected it appears dead, but after about half a minute it comes on. A bit like a joke birthday cake candle but in reverse. I've put a new bulb in, so of course it works properly now, but isn't so useful. I'm n...