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by greenfyregirl
23rd October 2018 - 8:28am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: end float
Replies: 3
Views: 70

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: 70

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: 59

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: 59

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: 59

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: 96

Re: random tinwear

:)
by greenfyregirl
7th October 2018 - 10:46am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: pair of rear bumper panels
Replies: 2
Views: 441

Re: pair of rear bumper panels

Hello
Sorry - I have sent them to Australia. But csp still sell them. mines a 71, so I would of hoped they would of fit!!
by greenfyregirl
7th October 2018 - 10:41am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

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: 227

Re: fan shroud

oh god!!! what could of gone wrong? and how does that effect the fan shroud?
by greenfyregirl
19th September 2018 - 8:10am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

Yes, well the fuel injection is replaced by carbs. solex 32s
I did wonder about washers/shims- if filing the bolt doesnt help. im trying later...
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 11:37pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

Do earlier than 70 cars have a different fan set up?
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 11:36pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

i changed the cam and the pump to match. think it was a schadek 26mm. will it matter to the fan shroud set up tho?
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 6:31pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

:D
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 6:31pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

110 engle
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 3:34pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

praps its the whole oil pump?? i put a new cam in and had to change the pump and it was thicker....
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 3:26pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

They are probably not helpful, but im going to grind the bolt back. i did fit a new oil pump, which needed longer bolts...
by greenfyregirl
18th September 2018 - 3:25pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/greenfyregirl/CF52741C-B9CD-44FA-8FF8-521769A9A818_zpskl0ixbjn.jpeg this is a side bottom view. the blue circle is the bolt touching the fan shroud. http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/greenfyregirl/F649617C-A172-4A92-A7CF-3E93CE61D423_zps1177oz1w.jpeg This...
by greenfyregirl
17th September 2018 - 10:11am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

It visibly pinged off, when i unbolted it!! I think its a oil pump thread thats sticking out too far....
by greenfyregirl
16th September 2018 - 8:23pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

the fan is not in. I will check the level of the housing. the linkage is not tightened- just slotted in the hole
by greenfyregirl
16th September 2018 - 7:29pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

lol!! ive got other things to worry about pete! a dissy clamp is easy!!!
by greenfyregirl
16th September 2018 - 7:28pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

this is what im wondering- how can it be in the wrong position if its bolted into specific holes??
by greenfyregirl
16th September 2018 - 7:27pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

Re: fan shroud

whats an impeller


I am bolting the first half to the block and as i tightened it the thermostat linkage became quite stiff. I wondered if had to be torqued. i have tested the thermostat with a hairdryer- it is working.
by greenfyregirl
16th September 2018 - 4:43pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: fan shroud
Replies: 27
Views: 227

fan shroud

Hi!

How tight should i tighten my fan shroud? if i fo it too tight the thermostat flaps dont move very freely.. or should i disable the thermostat??

Thanks
:)
by greenfyregirl
5th September 2018 - 8:28am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Garage sale in Bath 8/9 September This weekend
Replies: 15
Views: 233

Re: Garage sale in Bath 8/9 September This weekend

I am going on saturday and then straight to vanfest - if anyone wants to organise anything- i can possibly transport in my polo.....
by greenfyregirl
16th August 2018 - 11:31am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: oil cooler replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: oil cooler replacement

thank you :)