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by greenfyregirl
5th July 2019 - 9:29pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: indicator stalk and ignition barrel
Replies: 2
Views: 61

indicator stalk and ignition barrel

Hello
Im trying to sort electrics on my new car - i need an indicator stalk and an ignition barrel for a 63 car please.

Thanks Clare
by greenfyregirl
5th July 2019 - 9:27pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Ignition barrel and key
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Ignition barrel and key

Ive got one for 71 only
by greenfyregirl
8th April 2019 - 10:16am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

(Thanks pete for the clamp :D)
by greenfyregirl
8th April 2019 - 10:05am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

i ment 1 on the dissy is top left, where the mark is- tho this dissy has a mark for 1 and 3!!!
by greenfyregirl
8th April 2019 - 10:02am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

Yes, we were so careful to do it right. I did the tappets yesterday and think it is all in the right places. number 1 fires at top left....? tho my haynes manual looks opposite- but we went by the john muir book. I have now used the proper type 3 clamp and a different sealing ring and the dissy goes...
by greenfyregirl
29th March 2019 - 7:45pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

can the vac can be too big? its stopping me turning the dissy very far...
by greenfyregirl
29th March 2019 - 6:57pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

it works!! thank you!! il have to see what was happening with the clamp then..
by greenfyregirl
29th March 2019 - 6:40pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

yes thats what i mean. ive taken the clamp off just to see, but i suppose theres no point doing that...
by greenfyregirl
29th March 2019 - 5:41pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: distributor issue

I woukd just like to say that the 009 works and doesnt come loose even with the clamp untightened.
I was wondering if theres too much play in the inside bit- can that be a thing?
by greenfyregirl
29th March 2019 - 5:15pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor issue
Replies: 11
Views: 144

distributor issue

Hi

I bought a secondhand type 3 dissy svda to try instead of my 009 and the beeping thing wont stay in the shaft. everytime i try to start it it comes disconnected- is it toast?
Thanks Clare
by greenfyregirl
5th March 2019 - 10:23pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor return spring
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: distributor return spring

Thanks both :)
by greenfyregirl
5th March 2019 - 7:29pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor return spring
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: distributor return spring

just hoping the earth wasnt ment to go anywhere else. its looking like the new condensor is kaput
by greenfyregirl
5th March 2019 - 7:28pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor return spring
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: distributor return spring

its a separate copper pigtail thats an earth. nothing to do with the points.
im not getting any spark- so workng through the haynes manual suggestions.
by greenfyregirl
5th March 2019 - 4:47pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor return spring
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: distributor return spring

cool! it is working quite well.
Have i put the earth pigtail in the right place??
Im checking cuz ive got no spark unless i open the points with a plastic knife- then i get one at the points and one at the ht lead!!
by greenfyregirl
4th March 2019 - 10:29pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: distributor return spring
Replies: 7
Views: 79

distributor return spring

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/greenfyregirl/image_zpsj8r5nslf.jpg This is my distributor, the picture isnt the same model, but im wondering if mine should have the second spring??? does it matter? does anyone know?? thanks!! and have i put the earth in the right place- attached to the cond...
by greenfyregirl
21st January 2019 - 7:22pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: Stanford Hall club display, Sunday 5th May
Replies: 48
Views: 975

Re: Stanford Hall club display, Sunday 5th May

can i be in too? because I WILL get the square running :)
by greenfyregirl
23rd October 2018 - 8:28am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: end float
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: end float

we took the fan off and all the housing and the endfloat didn't get free until the last bit came off! This is all because i changed the cam and oil pump. So we shaved more off the fan housing and bolts. It seems to be flat now and end float is back! Im glad it happened- the engine is turning much ea...
by greenfyregirl
21st October 2018 - 2:03pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: end float
Replies: 3
Views: 120

end float

Hello again!!! We have just torqued the flywheel up on my engine and ive got zero end float. We had previously checked it twice and had a tolerance of 0.10/9. middle of ok. we have got the fan /generator etc installed- is there anything else other than shims that could be wrong- before we reshim????...
by greenfyregirl
21st October 2018 - 1:59pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: thermostat flap spring
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: thermostat flap spring

Tar pete :) think its sorted now- my arm was really bent. i tried the hairdryer thing and its opening and closing ok:)
by greenfyregirl
19th October 2018 - 4:32pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: thermostat flap spring
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: thermostat flap spring

i put a pic on faceache on the notch forum....
by greenfyregirl
19th October 2018 - 4:23pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: thermostat flap spring
Replies: 3
Views: 112

thermostat flap spring

hello

ive just put a spring on my thermostat flap and didnt think it seemed right- because it makes them open wide.
the thermostat will open the flap anyway- do i need a spring at all?
by greenfyregirl
7th October 2018 - 10:49am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: random tinwear
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: random tinwear

:)
by greenfyregirl
7th October 2018 - 10:41am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 413

Re: fan shroud

lol!! ok- its too late now- im committed - or willbe soon :)

So .....the fan housing went on, but didnt line up, so rich ground back the bolt more and the housing a bit and it went on straighter :) hopes its ok!!
by greenfyregirl
19th September 2018 - 12:02pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 413

Re: fan shroud

oh god!!! what could of gone wrong? and how does that effect the fan shroud?