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by Spartacus
Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Everything you ever wanted to know about petrol.....
Replies: 38
Views: 17155

Re: Everything you ever wanted to know about petrol.....

Knicked from another site.... But might well be relevant to some of the users on here.

My VFR is fuel injected, so I'm hoping it won't suffer the same issues.

http://www.jaguarforum.co.uk/f26/not-my ... 49906.html
by Spartacus
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Alan Dean gauzes
Replies: 337
Views: 48403

Re: Alan Dean gauzes

So... What exactly are these gauzes supposed to do?
by Spartacus
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Been lurking awhile...
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Re: Been lurking awhile...

philhoward wrote:Welcome back, Trevor.. :D

Hi Phil.

I still left foot brake. :wink:
by Spartacus
Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: essex core plug
Replies: 21
Views: 12207

Re: essex core plug

In my experience, the ones at the back of the engine only start to leak just after you've fitted a new clutch....
by Spartacus
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Mixture screws- making no difference!
Replies: 35
Views: 16242

Re: Mixture screws- making no difference!

With the idle screws fully in the engine should be unable to access any fuel. It would be useful to know how it is managing to do so? From dim and distant memory, IIRC there is a function on the DGAS where if the motor is starving of fuel and about to stall, there is a small vacuum held port that w...
by Spartacus
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Been lurking awhile...
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Re: Been lurking awhile...

Welcome. It sounds like you already have a good knowledge of Reliants, so you may prove valueable here :-) A fair bit, that's true. But it's years ago stuff that will be residing in the grey matter somewhere, so if I get involved in a technical bit it will be after it's triggered something. Don't g...
by Spartacus
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Been lurking awhile...
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Re: Been lurking awhile...

MikeyBikey wrote:Welcome to the madhouse. :) It seems like that sometimes with a scimitar. Anyway iirc plastic pigs is a term for the three wheeler?
Not when you work on the things..... Trust me, that's one of the nicer names I've called them.
by Spartacus
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Been lurking awhile...
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Been lurking awhile...

And I thought it was time I joined. Don't have a pig anymore, but I'm thinking it's time I turned myself back into a long term sufferer. I used to fix the blasted things for a living, and TBH that can turn you off them somewhat, I was "in the club" for a while too. So. I'm going to have a look aroun...

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