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Post by Corky » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:31 pm

Yes, I just ran a drill through them to take them to the nearest metric size.


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Post by philhoward » Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:29 am

Corky wrote:
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Yes, I just ran a drill through them to take them to the nearest metric size.
Heathen... :mrgreen:


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Post by Corky » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:32 am

:lol:


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Post by Benc » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:14 pm

A few bits done.

ET removed :shock:
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A refurb gearbox purchased and collected as the other one was complaining :(
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Post by Corky » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:18 pm

Great progress Ben !!!


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Post by Benc » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:35 pm

Cheers Steve

I've got most stuff I need now except exhaust side and everything I've forgot or dont know I need yet. LOL

I want to fit an oil pressure gauge any ideas on the best way to do it? Electronic sender preferred.

Any other useful gauges I should add while I'm at it?



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Post by philhoward » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:04 pm

I’ve bitten the bullet with a DASH2 - start at 4 gauge inputs but expandable with logging if you’ve the inclination. I’m aiming for fuel level, water temp, boost and oil pressure for now at least. Anything else is probably more for tuning and dyno use (chargecooler temps etc)

Got flashing lights for shift points and a separate low oil pressure light - are you going to check anything else n track? If you want oil pressure gauge and light, then it’s a tee piece job. I think Stack do a gauge with a low alarm output but a tee and a “normal” gauge is a lot cheaper.

Aside from that, AFR is something handy.


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:30 pm

Following failure of smiths gauges, both capillary oil and electric water temp, the latter when running dry and destroying the big ends, I’ve mucked around with loads of bleddy gauges, eventually buying TIM gauges thinking they’re quality ones but tbh, the insides look like Chinese ones anyway.

Next time I’d probably just buy a set from ebay, just get the right senders as well.

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:56 am

We have been using one of these, the sender screws directly into the stock port on the cold side of the block next to the engine mount pull the bulb out of the dash oil pressure light.


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Post by Benc » Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:29 pm

My et has a triple pulley on the crank. Water pump and alternator drive.

Any one know if this is the same as the det triple pulley?

The pulley with my det hasn't balanced well when the rotating assembly was to be balanced....

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Post by philhoward » Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:36 pm

Rubber de-bonding?


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Post by Benc » Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:41 pm

philhoward wrote:
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Rubber de-bonding?
Lost me there :|

A bit loose on the shaft according to the expert.



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Post by philhoward » Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:02 pm

Benc wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:41 pm
philhoward wrote:
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Rubber de-bonding?
Lost me there :|

A bit loose on the shaft according to the expert.
It’s two lumps of iron glued together with rubber. When the rubber starts to “let go” or “un-bond” the outer bit starts to wobble more than it should. In bad cases (normally diesels - BMW 6-pots are known for it :mrgreen: ) it sounds like a knocking crank. In a way it is - failing to damp out the nasty harmonic. In really bad cases you end up with new harmonics which snap cranks.

Normally 2 options - new rubbery one or a solid pulley and put up with a little “roughness” to the engine unless you’re having it balanced, in which case it makes life easier as you don’t get a floating mass. Like trying to balance a wheel with a pint of water in the tyre...slightly exaggerated but similar principe.


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Post by philhoward » Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:04 pm

If it’s actually loose on the crank then that’s a different issue - is the pulley hole oversize or the crank nose under?


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