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    Noise when revved

    Hi Guys, So I took the carb off and found the sleeve has already been removed. Must have been removed before I got the car (20 years ago). But I have found the cause! The exhaust mounted on the down pipe has split in two! I wedge the down pipe with a bar and the rattle goes away. At least it’s...
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    Noise when revved

    Thanks Harvey I’ll take a look this weekend! if it’s a drift. Any advice on fixing it back in place? Is it a job for araldite?
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    Noise when revved

    Thanks Harvey, that sounds a good suggestion. Can you describe where that tube/sleeve is? many thanks Peter
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    Noise when revved

    Hi there, Any wisdom welcome. I have a 2200sc, it’s running lovely, power across the Rev band and pulls like a train. But for a while now it does a high pitched rattle noise when revved hard and quickly, both on the acceleration and sometimes on the de acceleration of the engine. Almost sounds...
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    Engine rebuilds

    They were done 500miles ago. But I'll recheck them.
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    Engine rebuilds

    One thing it does sound like a regular tappet noise, that changes with the engine speed. As I said it's coming from the distrutor area not the cam shaft. Would a fault tension cause that? I was concerned it was a slack tappet initially. On the plus side it's never used a drop of oil :D
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    Engine rebuilds

    Yeah the engine pulls like a train with its new head, really sparky. I've owned the car 15yrs so Ive noticed the difference. Is Replacing she'll bearing, chains and tensioners something I could do? I'm pretty go with spanners. I've done water pumps, side plates, job like that.
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    Engine rebuilds

    Hi Can anyone recommend an engine rebuild specialist? I have a very tired 2200sc with 91k under its belt. It's just had a brand new head fitted which has brought her zest back. But I think the rest of the block is showing its age. Rattley chains and soon on. Also is got very noisy around the...
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    help identifying NOS shocks

    Yep that's it guys. I looks just like that woodhead one. Just need to find another! I suppose it would be a bad idea to mix it with an Armstrong ?
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    help identifying NOS shocks

    Hi all, I rather stupidly just bought one NOS front shock for my car. I figure you should never mix different brands. Would anyone be able to help me identify which make it is? Its blue with rover stamped on it and the numbers 572554 08224 4A30. I'd appreciate any advice you could give.i know...
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    help identifying NOS shocks

    Hi all, I rather stupidly just bought one NOS front shock for my car. I figure you should never mix different brands. Would anyone be able to help me identify which make it is? Its blue with rover stamped on it and the numbers 572554 08224 4A30. I'd appreciate any advice you could give.i know...
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    help needed repairing rear supension mounting points

    thanks for the help, would you advice getting complete new boot floor, or just the sections for either side? I wonder if I'm better off doing the whole floor at the same time?
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    help needed repairing rear supension mounting points

    HI All, I'm in need of some advice. After a recent drive it my 2200sc I was shocked when i pulled out of a juction to find the rear wheels were not following the front ones!!! When I stoped and had a look the tie bar that connects the de dion tube to the car by the mounts through boot floor...
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