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by PeteMac
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

It was indeed the park switch. Just a note for anyone else needing to replace it - try and get the genuine Lucas part (which is WHB101 by the way). The first one I ordered (from ebay) was of very poor quality. Cheap plastic, didn't even seem to fit together properly. And when trying to fit, it broke...
by PeteMac
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 interior trim paint
Replies: 5
Views: 838

SS1 interior trim paint

Many thanks for that Donald. A forum search for Vinylkote threw up quite a few posts. None giving a code for the SS1 interior grey - but I'm not sure if the colour remained exactly the same throughout production, and many will have suffered sun bleaching and the like, so colour matching using my own...
by PeteMac
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 interior trim paint
Replies: 5
Views: 838

SS1 interior trim paint

Thanks Jim, was probably unrealistic to think there’d be something off the shelf.

Bound to be some paint shops local to me. I assume it wasn’t B&Q :D
by PeteMac
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 interior trim paint
Replies: 5
Views: 838

SS1 interior trim paint

Can anyone recommend some grey paint for touching up (or repainting) the SS1's interior panels? I'd like to rid my instrument binnacle surround of a couple of blisters, so it's going to require a paint.
by PeteMac
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Early door card - door pull repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Early door card - door pull repair

reliant-reviver wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:35 pm
Otherwise there was a Reliant part that acted as a formed finisher that sat under the door pull.
I had been thinking along those lines. Given the rarity of this item, I'm guessing no photos of real examples are available. Anyone replicated one?
by PeteMac
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Early door card - door pull repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Early door card - door pull repair

Is there a favoured approach to fixing the shrunken/split door card at the door pull (as shown in this photo) that gives a satisfactory finish. All suggestions welcomed. :)
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by PeteMac
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

Thanks guys! Much appreciated.
by PeteMac
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

actually removing the dash isn't as difficult as I dreaded Agreed, and wiper motor removal wasn't too bad either. Ford, did your wiper motor have these connectors on it? These were all attached to my motor body (the cylindrical part) via one of the long, narrow bolts. They all come from the connect...
by PeteMac
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

Yes, gave the gearbox a good clean out and added new grease. Same at spindle end. Is there a way to test the park switch with the unit removed from the car? I tried power to the 'live' and 'park' terminals (with 'earth' earthed) but nothing - I assume it should run then stop when it reaches the 'par...
by PeteMac
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

Tried wiper again on Thursday. Not a thing. Nothing. Dead as a doornail. Pulled dash to get access to motor. Tested connector and motor in situ. Power to the connector was fine. The wiring seems to follow the following layout, borrowed from this website. (Note this is the connector on the motor, not...
by PeteMac
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

Looks promising. Left the taped spindle to soak overnight following Peter’s advice. Tried the wiper again tonight. Initially no movement, but it sprung in to life after a sharp tap on the spindle with a rubber mallet. Left the car (and wiper) running for 10 mins just to give it some exercise. The wi...
by PeteMac
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

Thanks all.
philhoward wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:35 pm
Does it work if you lift/remove the wiper arm?
Nope. Tried lifting the wiper and jiggling it a bit, but nothing.

I'll try and get some lubrication in to the mechanism as Peter described and see what happens.
by PeteMac
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti wiper problem
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Ti wiper problem

The wiper on my Ti has always been untrustworthy. It will sometimes work on first attempt, but will usually give up pretty quickly. When it has failed, I hear a short screechy beep and click from the delay unit when I try to switch it on. I therefore bypassed the delay unit but still nothing. Absolu...
by PeteMac
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 8547

Ti starting

Great news! It’s a great feeling when it finally bursts in to life.
by PeteMac
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 8547

Ti starting

Have you tried adjusting it? Two screws hold it in place: one above and another below. Once slackened a little, it can be rotated for adjustment. There should be continuity in the idle position, and continuity should break as soon as the throttle is opened. (That's how I set mine up anyway.)

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