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by peter freeman
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Overdrive for SE5a 1975
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Overdrive for SE5a 1975

It would be nice if you can fit a two rail box - although earlier better IMO - the gearbox can be removed from the bell housing as the bolts are on the outside
by peter freeman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Petrol tank
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Petrol tank

Some tanks have the outlet on the bottom which makes getting it out more difficult
by peter freeman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Nylon fuel hose
Replies: 10
Views: 200

Nylon fuel hose

I moved my pump to next to the tank on the drivers side - to get it out of the weather and ran metal pipes into the engine bay down the drivers side of he car - no cross over above the gearbox any more
by peter freeman
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: GTC in Bristol Classic Show Auction 23 June
Replies: 8
Views: 242

GTC in Bristol Classic Show Auction 23 June

You would probably get more for it selling it here or on Car and Classic
by peter freeman
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Overdrive for SE5a 1975
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Overdrive for SE5a 1975

Probably easier and just as cheap to look for a a complete GB with OD
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Headlight lifters
Replies: 9
Views: 208

Headlight lifters

Its a thermal trip - don' know what current sets it off but probably around 20 amps.
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1TI Wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 168

SS1TI Wheels

I have 6mm spacers on the Sabre but also some metal taken off the 15" wheels - I think the mod comes with 10mm spacers
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Headlight lifters
Replies: 9
Views: 208

Headlight lifters

Nearer the column than the light
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1TI Wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 168

SS1TI Wheels

10mm spacers IIRC
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??

I have had to use the screwdriver on a number of cars when ell else has failed - yes it is messy but sometimes needs must. Sometimes a screwdriver on the edge of the filter ( next to the block ) will turn it
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??

Just to confirm ( rain has stopped ) Mann W811/83 is the Mann one for 1800TI's I have a couple of Blue Print ADN12104 in stock as well
by peter freeman
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Derusting damper mounting bracket
Replies: 14
Views: 502

Derusting damper mounting bracket

I used space welding ( welding in short lengths at a time at different parts of the weld piece, learnt about it when fitting echo sounders ) but don't think on such a small piece it would make a difference and the end plate was relatively thin - I used my MIG because I cannot afford a TIG and it wou...
by peter freeman
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??

When it stops raining I will have look to see which Mann I have fitted - could be a while
by peter freeman
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Which Oil filter for SSI 1800TI??

I use Mann oil filters sorry its a bit wet outside to be looking to see what number but I think its quoted as a MIcra 1000cc filter. Got at from below - unplug the oil pressure switch and you can get at it with a suitable strap wrench or just hammer a screw driver through it to start it turning. You...

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