SE5a YTY V8 project

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SE5a YTY V8 project

Post by rockhouse » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:40 pm

hi out of interest what size tilton did you use :D



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Post by Tinker man » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:17 pm

Hi, thanks chaps.

the tilton i bought is 7/8. hopefully it will be ok. some way off finding that out at the minute.
spoke too soon on no issues. the carb is flooding badly. so off at the minute checking float valve and heights as it is a second hand unit. fingers crossed its an easy fix. pressure is fine at just under 4 psi. edelbrock says it should be ok up to 6psi without a return.

i dont know what i have done wrong with the video link. can i upload from Google photos?

i will find a way. its still a good result for me i think. 8)

many thanks, Ian.


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Post by philhoward » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:30 pm

There's currently no video upload function for the forum - best I can suggest is uploading it to YouTube and post the link here.


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Post by Tinker man » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:29 pm

thanks for that Phil. i may have a go!

the good news is that i have fixed the carb issue (stuck float valve and incorrect float heights). so car running again now. :hurrah:

couple of exhaust blows on the homemade manifolds to sort out then back to the body for hopefully the last fiberglass repairs..

its moving along.

cheers


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Post by Tinker man » Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:11 pm

hi gents,

try this link for the video. ignore the flappy fan belt. tensioner not yet on! fingers crossed it works. thanks, Ian.





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Post by Pepe » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:45 am

Tinker man wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:26 am
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as part of my random approach i have also faced the wheel spacers and tack welded to make as one..... to make life easier when changing/removing wheels etc plus te spacers were rough and not particularly flat.

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Had the same spacers in the front and can only say together with alignment via wheel nuts they sucked totally.
Had them replaced for proper turned parts (the ones on the picture are pressure cast.) that eliminated completely the shakey front axle I had..


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:46 pm

Tinker man wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:11 pm
try this link for the video
Link works and car sounds good! :D


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