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by peter freeman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking for a project SS1
Replies: 17
Views: 316

Looking for a project SS1

Beast is the right word we run both our tI's at 160 bhp but 200 is easy to get. Better mpg than the CVH as well as long as you don't always have a heavy right foot.
by peter freeman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Drawing ammendments
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Drawing ammendments

Mick sent me a copy of the wiring info he has and I have been able to amend a couple of things. To start with from the Ignition switch the top wire starts as green/white but quickly changes to white/pink I have shown the green/white as being inside the switch as I have no idea where or when the wiri...
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Goldie the Coupe
Replies: 13
Views: 532

Goldie the Coupe

Better on a photo than in real life but what Scim is not. You cannot get to the bonnet catch through the Coupe headlights by the way and the headlight cover can only be removed by gaining access to the cover retaining butterfly nuts via a panel in the wheel arch. Easily got at by removing the front ...
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Goldie the Coupe
Replies: 13
Views: 532

Goldie the Coupe

Reminds me of mine.
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking for a project SS1
Replies: 17
Views: 316

Looking for a project SS1

TI wheels and boot lid although its advertised as a 1300 ford CVH
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: What stops gauges, fan and indicators from working?
Replies: 3
Views: 109

What stops gauges, fan and indicators from working?

Don't assume the fuse if it looks ok is ok - the wire can become detached from the end cap and therefore it still looks all right although inside it has become open circuit - had that happen a couple of times over the years.
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Random stuttering/cutting on way to work this morning
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Random stuttering/cutting on way to work this morning

I think you have to find out if its electrical or fuel as a start - not easy if only happens on the move but the rev counter may be a guide as it will fall to zero pretty quickly if the spark dies whereas with a fuel problem it may well still indicate for a short while
by peter freeman
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank
Replies: 23
Views: 396

Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank

Surely the roll-over vent will be normally be closed and normally opens only to let air in - drilling a hole in the cap is not the answer as if the tank is full it will/can let fuel out - especially if parked on a up-hill with the rear downhill.n I had my 6A for 27 years and it was always the same w...
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank
Replies: 23
Views: 396

Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank

Never heard of a tank being deformed or going ban with pressure - I assume it helps fuel going out of the tank to the carb.
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank
Replies: 23
Views: 396

Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank

The fuel pump will create pressure - that's what it does for a living Fred - plus the returned fuel will have expanded due to the engine heat - try the suck blow test on your cap.
by peter freeman
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank
Replies: 23
Views: 396

Positive pressure in GTC fuel tank

The cap has a one way valve which allows air in but not out - try sucking and blowing the little hole in the cap for confirmation - My 6A and my GTC did the same "blow out" when I went for fuel - not noticed the same effect with the MB though but that has a different fuel system - Injection.
by peter freeman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Daily Driver
Replies: 38
Views: 1465

Daily Driver

drcdb15 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:30 pm
peter freeman wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:19 am
I put a fan heater in the car in the winter to warm it up/defrost before venturing out
Not sure a tough well 'ard geordie should be admitting indulging in such creature comforts to us soft southern jessies, Peter ... :lol:
Its a age thing and Glynis likes to get into a warm car.
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: 5A to run and improve
Replies: 4
Views: 380

5A to run and improve

Is that mileage correct or does it need 100k or 200k adding
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Daily Driver
Replies: 38
Views: 1465

Daily Driver

Original rear lights are a pain so keep what you have got they are better.
by peter freeman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Igntion relay?
Replies: 8
Views: 159

Igntion relay?

Sounds like the top right relay David posted pictures of - again you need to know what wire colours were connected to it to determine what it was used for even if you have to trace the wires back.

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