Welcome, looks great.
To cobraboy's advice I would add the suggestion that you inject a light penetrating oil (in the old days RedeX, but it seems unobtainable) into the spark plug holes and let it sit for 24 hours before trying to turn the engine over.
New points and cleaning the contacts...
Love the letter " It all began in 1970 when we purchased........Since then the car has been a source of irritation to us.....................etc plus list of faults.
I can readily relate to that and wrote something similar to the Rover CEO in 1970.
only pointing out an affinity, we are now on our 3rd Volvo having always owned one since 1987.
But there will be no more while the Communist Party of China is heavying Australia.(sorry for bringing politics in)
attached Heater unit and fan, followed by OE A/C unit and component list.
That's about all I can give you for now.
Still would like to be allowed into Clifton Beach (Cairns) in July, could you please organise
Don't think this is as unusual as others have indicated.
At times one face of the dipstick can indicate a different level than is found on the other face.
Suspect it may be a function of how straight the dipstick is, or whether there is a kink in the tube, and how freely it runs when inserted...
There is an Australian Ford Falcon mount which works with minimal modification. We used it about 5 years ago and whilst I don't remember the part number, at the time I did give details to David W the RCCA parts guru so could possibly get the info if all else fails.
I got seals from Scott (leading edge of rear doors only) 5 years ago and ended up trimming a bit off, so suspect there is not much, if any, difference between his and what you have. But it may be worth asking him for the dimensions.
Mind you I also had a bit worn through on the original at the...
Mine was mounted in a similar position to Thijs by the Melbourne agent in 1978. His comment at the time (and we started with one on a Datsun 240K) was that if the system was going to fail it would do so in the first 3 months. Hope I haven't put a moz on it! Certainly improved start-up and idle...
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At my age it is probably...