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- Sat May 12, 2018 9:26 pm
- Forum: Project Progress
- Topic: Ben's (an emotional quandry) 1975 SE5a
- Replies: 483
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Looks right.. I know the shape cunnigly gives just enough room to swing an open ended spanner through 65ish degrees so you can do up the bumper bracket nut, but it's a tight squeeze. Unfortunately I cannot get at my car just now. I don't have the small bits, but they may have been lost.
- Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:01 pm
- Forum: General Technical Discussion
- Topic: Timing wheel - is this normal
- Replies: 17
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The camshaft will always be slightly recessed in the gear, otherwise the gear will not be tightly clamped against the camshaft shoulder
I had voltmeter drop to zero last week on my 5a - no other fault. Pulled the dash top out, and fiddled with connections, and now working again. Don't know where the problem was, and couldn't reproduce the fault, but happy now.
Far too small for SM/XM. There is a Citroen Dyane and a maybe a Renault 12 or Citroen Ami estate next to it. Looks about 2/3 scale, but those 5 stud wheels are oversize, and not very french
But do carefully make sure the bits are symmetrical. These cars have in many cases been run on an absolute shoestring in the past, with parts replaced singly (and secondhand) when they should have been done in pairs. Among several differences between left and right sides, I had a 12 coil front sprin...