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by stu60
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 15096

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

have a look at this for some ideas. i did the inlet drilling mod with resstrictor in looped heater hose and have no issues since

http://how-to-build-a-pilgrim-sumo.wiki ... e-plumbing

rgds Stuart
by stu60
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 15096

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

I am not sure if this will help your particular installation but I had erratic temperatures for months. Final solution was 1. Radiator recored and 2 x Mishimoto fans installed to replace single large one) I don’t believe this made Any difference but eliminated any doubts). 2. Some basic ducting inst...
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: brake bleedingHi

Hi All successfully completed. Strangely the new cylinder from MGB hive has different size bleed nipple (7mm) to old cylinder. It's the correct cylinder as casting number is same. Also the tip I found on line to use locking pliers/mole grip to hold cylinder in place whilst installing the circlip mad...
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: brake bleedingHi

hi
Thanks. I am pretty comfortable doing job but question as not done on dual master cylinders before plus not looking at car when i asked question late last night.

Nevertheless, sage words on safety and car will be off to rolling road and MoT check afterwards.
thanks again
Stuart
by stu60
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: brake bleedingHi

thanks for prompt replies, split front and rear makes life easier.... Now to do battle with re-fitting that circlip!
Stuart
by stu60
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake bleedingHi
Replies: 8
Views: 627

brake bleedingHi

Hi this may be a dumb question but... standard hawk set up princess calipers at front MGB rear drum brakes and 2 brake master cylinders. I am changing seized rear cylinder in n/s drum and need to bleed brakes afterwards . I had assumed the brakes circuits are split diagonally side to side but think ...
by stu60
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Let the games begin ...
Replies: 51
Views: 3571

Re: Let the games begin ...

hi I had 4 Blockleys fitted last month; Pirellis not worn but 10-11 years old. Great service (though will only fit to wheels not car if you use their fitting service ) and car rides/steers well but sidewalls softer. I was thinking of upping the tyre pressure a bit from the 23 all round with Pirellis...
by stu60
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: General Cobra
Topic: Blockley Tyres
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Blockley Tyres

Just had 4 new Blockley 205/70 R15 tyres fitted at Blockley tyres near Moreton in Marsh. -Excellent service, weights fitted on inside good care taken of wheels. you have to take the wheels (not car) to them to have fitted. - tyres look good and performed well on first trip. - reasonable (not cheap) ...
by stu60
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: brake fluid test switch
Replies: 5
Views: 751

Re: brake fluid test switch

Not sure if this helps but if MGB/Hawk handbrake assembly fitted, I bought this £14.29 last year; search for AAU2492, it was an exact replacement for my damaged one

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131707800434 or search for

CLASSIC MGB - MIDGET HANDBRAKE WARNING LIGHT SWITCH AAU2492
by stu60
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: help! starter motor
Replies: 15
Views: 1807

Re: help! starter motor

new starter motor in; it's possible to do leaving manifold in place (having removed bottom of exhaust) but you need flexible/bendy drive bars & sockets to get the top bolt in. Sure everyone else knows about them but i had never used them before, they allow a bit of movement whilst still maintaining ...