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by Charles H
Sun May 09, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine out question...
Replies: 9
Views: 128

Re: Engine out question...

I drop the engine and box out of the bottom. The struts do not need to be removed. I just undo the bolts holding the control arms to the cross member. The steering rack I just undo the locating U bolts (manual rack) or retaining bolts (PAS) and leave the rack just hanging. Getting the gearbox out fr...
by Charles H
Thu May 06, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Ignition Timing
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Ignition Timing

A 1977 2500 with the 45D distributor would be 10 degrees BTDC. Pre 1973 was 8 degrees.
by Charles H
Tue May 04, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: 2.5 Engine Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: 2.5 Engine Wanted

Known good 2500S engine with head off to inspect bores and reworked head available near here in Kent. He wants £800 but is a good known quantity. I will PM you his number if you are interested. Why not pull your engine apart and see what the problem is first! Assuming it is its correct MG prefix lump.
by Charles H
Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine tilt !
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Engine tilt !

That is correct. They do tilt backwards.
by Charles H
Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Points gap?
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: Points gap?

0.015 in (0.4 mm).
by Charles H
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cooling system fan(s)
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

Re: Cooling system fan(s)

Looks neat.
by Charles H
Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Re: Hello

Great to know another Cherry Red Mk1 is out there. Welcome.
by Charles H
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Quarter light rivets
Replies: 3
Views: 661

Re: Quarter light rivets

CW has them https://www.chriswitor.com/proddetail.php?prod=807708 Other side available too!
by Charles H
Mon Mar 15, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from East Yorkshire
Replies: 2
Views: 632

Re: Hello from East Yorkshire

Welcome.
by Charles H
Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Petrol leaking from filler cap
Replies: 16
Views: 1468

Re: Petrol leaking from filler cap

Thats a bugger!