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    RIDE HEIGHT DIFFERENCE

    While doing all this chit chat over rear springs - the ones I want have jumped up in price due to our $ dropping.
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    Simple way to prime the oil pump

    Cunning Stunt. Is the new filter on when you blow down the from the top?
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    how do I remove the rear springs?

    There you go - hadnt thought of that
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    how do I remove the rear springs?

    Thanks Vern
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    how do I remove the rear springs?

    Talking about Rear Springs -What do the colours painted on the springs denote? Im after some new springs and the sellers has different colours on his inventory of new springs . save me crawling under the car. Do they offer different ride hardness. I am led to believe these spring are both a...
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    RIDE HEIGHT DIFFERENCE

    Hadnt thought about swapping the coils over from one side to the other. Question though !! If one side is 1" lower -doesnt that suggest the springs are past their use by date? Just saying coz ,as to go to all that trouble to remove the springs ,why just swap? Springs are quite cheap...
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    No oil pressure after winter layup

    I'd mark where the dizzie sits and remove. Resetting will be a doddle when putting it back. Cut the handle off a cheap [outlet shop] long shaft screw driver. Variable speed electric drill Spin the pump until the pressure comes up-ask a friend to watch the gauge . You will now have a tool for...
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    Shortened Water Pump

    Hi Ron Cant beat a good twizzle. Bearing runs nicely concidering its been sitting in my shed for 10yrs. That how come I forgot I had it. My recall is only good for three years. The waterways are clean as a whistle so cant have been that old when removed. Dont know the history.Basicaly bought...
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    Shortened Water Pump

    Just found the answer to my own question . A root around in some boxes of P6 spares I kept for " Just in case" - a NADA water pump and viscous coupling. Its 2nd hand -so how do I bench test it before I take my sus. pump off?
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    Shortened Water Pump

    Question - Are the A/c cars fitted with short or long nose water pump? . Mine is grumbling away. My P6b has the viscous unit with nylon blades. I have locked water pump GWP310 short nose in my cart.!! Dont want to blow money on the wrong one.
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    A post for no reason.

    I use auto trans fluid in my dash pots
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    My mean green hornet

    Impressive .Talk about "pick-a-part"
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    Runaway P6b

    Hi .I was really disappointed Rover P6 livery Dept. went down the Formica road so decided to fiddle with it. The door cappings are burr walnut veneer the same thickness as the Formica , and glued onto aluminium strips so as to fit in the channel. Two-pot lacquer over the top. Liked it . Went...
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    Runaway P6b

    Im one of these guys that learns the hard way !!!
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