Recent content by john gosnell

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    Exhaust manifold

    Thank you both for the reassurance, when the car gets back from the garage later on ( or not !!) we will see, Id better explain I am a paraplegic in a wheelchair unfortunately I cant do the the work myself. Regards John
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    Exhaust manifold

    can any member clarify if different types of exhaust manifold gaskets were fitted. I purchased as advertised a set of 4 manifold gaskets by Unipart that on the add were as in the Rover manual with a metal face on ones side and a fiber covering on the opposite. When delivered they were...
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    Borg warner 35 sump gasket

    The upgraded gasket has been on for quite some time now without any leaks or problems, I also have used the neoprene gasket on the rocker cover again with no problems with leaks. Regards John
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    Exhaust manifold

    Thank you for the information. When the car goes back to the garage next week i will ask them tp check how flat the manifold faces are regards John
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    Exhaust manifold

    On the 2000/2200 engines sc is it common for the manifold to have warped, last year I got a replacement manifold from a member but I keep getting leaks at the manifold. The only other issue is that the manual says to ensure that the gasket metal side faces out to the manifold but gaskets...
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    Possible stale fuel

    I wished, only high ferry charges john
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    Possible stale fuel

    Thanks for the come back, all I need is to find a petrol station that sells super unleaded !!. john
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    Possible stale fuel

    Ok , what are the symptoms of stale fuel, when I start the car up she is not firing correctly (only firing on three) , but after a revving it clears. The fuel tank is about half full now from over a year and a half from when it was last filled up. If the the opinion is stale fuel do I need to...
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    fluid loss

    It has been a bit of time but as promised I have an update so far, firstly yes the master cylinder is having to be replaced, following that the Coolant rad has been exchanged due to a water leak, the next issue was due to improved flow and pressure the heater matrix started to leak so that is...
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    fluid loss

    The car goes into the garage on Thursday, so we will see what is go on, If I can I will report back. John
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    fluid loss

    At the moment I think that maybe the servo slave has failed without any proof, simply because the car has started to misfire and running on three which is the first in12 years plus, it has always been good runner. It has only just started after the brake failure,. so i am thinking brake fluid...
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    fluid loss

    Ok things going from bad to worse, I have been operating the brake peddle to try and get some brake movement so the car is at least ok to get out of my garage so that the car can be put on a trailer. Anyway kept pushing the peddle and gradually some brake came back. suddenly the brakes went...
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    fluid loss

    Thank you all for your comments, I will just have to wait until she is collected and work with it then. She was registered in June 1972 so I guess she has imperial caliper . Has anybody had calipers from MEV John
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    fluid loss

    I could not see any fluid on the floor particularly at the rear of the car, bone dry on the floor with no patches. I have arranged for the car to be trailered to the garage for repair but I am worried about getting her out of the garage as she is an auto and the gearbox will have to be primed...
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    fluid loss

    Ok as a paraplegic I have to rely on my garage to service my car every year. Anyway after being in hibernation since last year I booked her in for a service, so I pulled the covers off and started here up , to my horror the brakes were non existent , I checked the fluid level and yes the...
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