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by tony
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: J type overdrive wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: J type overdrive wiring

Forgot to mention I also fitted a line fuse between live feed and gear lever switch.
Tony.
by tony
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: J type overdrive wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: J type overdrive wiring

Recently rewired mine and removed the relay I have had for years to simplify wiring. Solenoid only draws 2 amps. Live feed from ignition to gear lever switch, other side of of switch to inhibitor switch, other side of this switch to solenoid, other side of solenoid to earth. Simple, seems to work ok...
by tony
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Flywheel spigot bushing
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Flywheel spigot bushing

Locktite ? Just a couple of drops.
Tony.
by tony
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: J Type Overdrive.
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: J Type Overdrive.

Success :roll: :roll: Recently had a cortisone injection in my knee which makes it a bit more user friendly. Decided to get beneath the 2500 and attempt the removal of the overdrive which a previous 'expert' had a go at. He did fix the gearbox (new bearings etc) but seemed to fail with the o/d. He d...
by tony
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: J Type Overdrive.
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: J Type Overdrive.

Thanks Alec, Both mine were bent, must be hydraulic pressure over the years. Found slivers of O ring on top of the piston. Seems like excessive travel may have pushed the piston out a bit allowing the O ring to exit the bore. Can't see any other reason. Mates got a large press so he's getting a visi...
by tony
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: J Type Overdrive.
Replies: 3
Views: 256

J Type Overdrive.

Over the last 18 months I had my gearbox and overdrive overhauled by an "expert" who lives a distance from me. Gearbox good but o/d has never worked since. :shock: Have acquired a manual from Ebay, taken o/d off gearbox and took it apart. Think I've found the problem, One O ring on the operating pis...
by tony
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rimmers spin on oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: Rimmers spin on oil filter

If filters are fitted vertically I don't see the need for a non return valve.
Tony.
by tony
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Tyre choice

Have you considered going to 14" rims? A lot of different tyre choices available here.
In the past I've used Jap. rear wheel drive wheels from the '80's . ie Mitsi Sigma etc with same pcd and off set. Now using Stag type 14" rims.
Tony.
by tony
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rimmers spin on oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: Rimmers spin on oil filter

Yes, it's a Ryco. Others with 3/4" thread and similar dimensions can also be used.
Tony.
by tony
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil to use
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Oil to use

I've used {use} 20/60 in my 2500.Seems to hold better oil pressure when hot.
Tony.