Quite a few of us on here. I'm in Wairoa, Hawke's Bay.
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- Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:27 am
- Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
- Topic: Wheels & tyres
- Replies: 14
- Views: 316
You're comparatively lucky with the tyre choices that you have available. When I rebuilt the S a few years ago I fitted 195x 70x14's. Can't remember the brand but ran well. We're now stuck with obscure Chinese brands. Just put 2 on the BMW. Triangle Brand. They seem ok but yet to do any distance on ...
Clifford, I feel you may be barking up the wrong tree. Over here, our normal summer temp is around 30 degrees C. I've never had your experience with misfiring . Could it be vapour lock ? Fuel pipe(s) running too close to manifold ? I have made some heat shields from aluminium ,oversize to cover the ...
Yes, it could be electronic ignition. Fitted one to my 'S' a few years ago ,developed the same systems. Swapped dizzy with one in my other TC also electronic, and cured the problem after looking every were else.
I wouldn't run it without some form of corrosion inhibitor/antifreeze even for a short time. We don't need it over here also but I 've seen some horrible messes in cooling systems that have run on straight water.
- Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:53 am
- Forum: Engine
- Topic: Setting carbs and timing - what sequence to follow?
- Replies: 3
- Views: 260
You've done the basics right. Now a bit of fine tuning. Wind the idle down till its right.If you can lay your hands on a carb balancer all well and good , if not use the lifting pins . Just a little is necessary , as per the book. Best you can do with timing is drive it down the road in top gear, sl...
- Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:12 am
- Forum: Transmission
- Topic: Drivetrain knocking getting louder on braking
- Replies: 9
- Views: 492
I'm like Johnny Dog. I tighten mine until I feel a "click' in my head and then stop. Never had a problem with mine coming loose. It's all about 'feel'.