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by cogin
Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Carb restricters
Replies: 10
Views: 4460

Also worth checking the throttle link between the carbs, they are only plastic socket ends, discovered this on mine while the air filter assembly was off. Pulls a lot better now and sounds the part.
by cogin
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Serial numbers
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

Unfortunately that is something lost to the passage of time, just needed a rough idea of where i should be looking.
by cogin
Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Serial numbers
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

It is possible to read the number off the gearbox with it in and all the bodywork in place?
by cogin
Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 6676

As you say those are the most likely suspects, and as i did notice the pressure takes a while to go once he engine has stopped! more investigation required
by cogin
Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Serial numbers
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

Serial numbers

Can anyone tell me where to look for the engine and gearbox serial numbers?
by cogin
Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 6676

After what seams weeks of sorting other peoples stuff out i finally got round to doing an oil change and a few other service tweaks, the joy of not having to jack it up to get underneath! though i did find the use of the tool box was required to reach the middle of the engine and both carbs at the s...
by cogin
Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: chassis paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 2926

Had a look on-line at these:

http://www.bilthamber.com/index.html

look very impressive going to order some and give them a go myself.

a very comprehensive range of products, any that you can give personal recommendation to sebking?

I've seen the Dynax S50 used before and was very impressed.
by cogin
Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: chassis paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 2926

I have always found Hamerite to be very good, used it on numerous cars an other stuff in the past with good long lasting results.
by cogin
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Register is Live!
Replies: 24
Views: 16485

Done!


well done that man :D
by cogin
Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Am i being daft!
Replies: 7
Views: 3673

I had noticed those posts, quite a job to administer it though. no ones taken up the baton then? Wile following the links from seb's page i found the 'id you V8' link http://www.fourkings.eclipse.co.uk/stage1/v8engines.html and have come across something the now concerns me! My V5 shows the engine n...
by cogin
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LRO Aug 2010 Issue - Page 231
Replies: 4
Views: 3062

spotted!

Nice looking example. you got a fair weight in the back then!
by cogin
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Araghhh Insurance
Replies: 4
Views: 2993

Hope the insurance issue is sorted now, i've always had issues with Adrian Flux back in my kit car days, they always seamed to be double everyone else! I have seen an article in a 4x4 mag regarding changes to the MOT and multi purpose vehicles, not sure if its to do with the class weight or that wit...
by cogin
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Am i being daft!
Replies: 7
Views: 3673

that may be half the problem with me quoting it as a stage 1, mind you the little oink in halfrauds response of " like that's 30 years old man why you not scrap it and get something descent!" really didn't help, i tried so hard not to ram his spotty carcase into the hole i just removed the...
by cogin
Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Am i being daft!
Replies: 7
Views: 3673

Am i being daft!

is it just me, but are stage 1's that thin on the ground that most normal auto factors look at though you got two heads when you ask for something as simple as an oil filter for a 1980 stage one land rover! :x
by cogin
Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 6676

I may well be taking a lot of photos so i can put it back the way it came apart!