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by manny
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day, happy to report i have no fuel leaks :D .. now then ..a school boy question ...i know how to adjust the clutch..how do i actually know when the clutch is properly adjusted.... When i replaced the fork widget thingy my clutch is now back to a low biting point and on\off operation - as it wa...
by manny
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Turns out the non starting was due to the kingpin lead not fully home in the dizzy ..so we are back in action :D :D school boy error ? but to be fair getting the plug leads on is a bit of an art? I prefer to remove the whole thing!! what with working by touch easy to get it mixed up and makes sure ...
by manny
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Dcrosby13 wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:59 pm
at least it was something simple!
...like it's owner :D
by manny
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Turns out the non starting was due to the kingpin lead not fully home in the dizzy ..so we are back in action :D :D
by manny
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day
...well got the tank back in , took about an hour..used my electric pump to prime the bowl...does it start?? Hell noooo

Will investigate, but looks like lack of spark at the moment!!...here ...we..go again

Ta

Manny
by manny
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Thanks all,

none the wiser about the plug...i think better drainage and maybe mod on the cap is better - ...winter draws on ...said the vicar!!

Ta

Manny
by manny
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all,

before i slap the tank in -is it worth getting a drain plug added? has anyone bothered with adding one?

Ta

Manny
by manny
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 143
Views: 14311

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

sorry to clarify i am referring to the fuel tanks on the SS1 1600 and Ti
by manny
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 143
Views: 14311

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Good day dropped of my rad to the tank guy - he's going to upgrade the core and make it nice and shiny - all for £130 - he did my Tr one for £200 a few years back - but that was half as large again as the Ti one... He did state it's okay as is - but is getting rotten- so options were a standard re-c...
by manny
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 329
Views: 28858

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all well..i got my tank back - chap also gave me a new seal for the Otter switch (Ti Rad i dropped off) -lovely! I wont bother posting pics of the tank...however - he did post me a video of what came out during the cleaning process....he asked me if the car spent a lot of time on the beach ...
by manny
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5352
Views: 290416

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

Saw a G reg 'graphite grey' Ford Escort RS Turbo on the way home today - - near Cradley Heath it looked tiny!! compared to the 306 behind it
by manny
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 143
Views: 14311

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Manny do you photos of my 'agricultural' repair? it wasn't that difficult, but the nose section was removed for access, which you'll need to do any way!! only reason for the angle (well actually three) 1 no folding machine 2 folding machine (if purchased) would 'usually' be 600mm wide max, and thir...
by manny
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 143
Views: 14311

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Thanks..

as i had limited space\visibility- is the bottom mount welded to the side metal work or a bolted in?

Ta

Manny
by manny
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 143
Views: 14311

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Good day, thought i would remove the radiator today - as my on my last visit i noticed some leaks... as i suspected.. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1905/31135484488_31d5e7c8b6_z.jpg during removal..the wheel strap mount sheared.. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1901/44288805504_ba43556dfa_z.jpg Wate...
by manny
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Assorted SS1 Turbo bits
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Assorted SS1 Turbo bits

Sorry Nick - i forgot to reply...pm sent

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