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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    No, they're both the same size, but one of them is further away :)
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    Oh yes they do :p If I bolt one of those clamp on crank thingies to both shafts, I can fit a short bar with a ball joint on each end to join them up. The picture is actually taken from a bad angle, but they will join up nicely. I hope ;)
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    Will do This bit was a bit easier. I just unbolted this assembly from the SD1 plenum and bolted it onto the plenum on the car. Now, the bar which is turned by the throttle has a ball on the end, which fits into the hex bit on the throttle lever still on the plenum. The little dogleg bit on the...
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    restoring a 1967 series 1 2000

    Have you managed to get new elbows and trailing arms? They do look like new ones :hmm:
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    I removed the cable, ‘home made’ linkage on the inlet manifold, and the gubbins on the side of the plenum, then found a couple of suitable bolts and fitted them into the now missing bolts on the manifold. When I rebuilt Sparky, I had the engine out for a while. This is a pic from back then...
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    Not cheap at half the price!

    They do that to stop you buying them, as they have run out. It saves deleting the product and then having to re post it when they are available again.
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    My 2000TC 'Minstrel' needs a lot of TLC..

    We like pictures, and welcome back btw :)
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    What is the name for the little C-shaped clips with tiny triangular 'ears' on the throttle linkage to the carbs?

    Oerr, bit 'spensive Ball Joint Assembley for Throttle Linkage You'ld think they would supply the Nigels separately, would'nt you?
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    It was my birthday. Post pictures of your shiny happy Rover P6s!!!

    Wasn't that a Scottish battle? Nice car btw JP, very nice indeed. Richard
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    Bit scary? :cool: Sparky is pretty quick, but has a certain something missing, perhaps just a bit of fine tuning required, but he does seem to pull back just a little. The RP4 camshaft is designed for a heavy 4x4 auto, and has a power band of 1000-4800. I do think that replacing it with a fast...
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    Yep, just need to work out how to close the bonnet :p
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    Sparky's winter/spring/summer/autumn work

    When I first bought Sparky, the throttle linkage was rather convoluted. The original crank bar had been turned around, then a clamp had been tack welded to the engine end of it, which pulled a cable which looped down around the top of the bellhousing, then back up, cable tied to the power...
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    My mean green hornet

    +2 - you have gone a lot further than I would even dream of, brave stuff :)
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    Uprated anti roll bar

    He hasn't been on since Jan 17, I wonder what happened? I might ask him :hmm:
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    1969 4.8l turbo.

    Blimey, wouldn't mind taking it down the strip at Santa Pod :) but knowing my luck I would tear it to bits
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    Uprated anti roll bar

    I have an anti roll bar from the jag rear end I got from fleabay - where the diff came from. Not quite sure how I would fit it, or if I could be bothered TBH.
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    1969 4.8l turbo.

    Not really my cup of tea tbh :cuppa: I wonder what diff he's got under there? Interesting bit of engineering though, all the pipes seem to fit ok :) ------------------------------------------------------------------- I don't mean to disparage it, but it does remind me a bit of a Johnny Cash...
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    First start after rebuild

    Personally I would check to see where TDC actually is. I made up a piston stop using an old spark plug and a bolt, and rounded the end off so it wouldn't scratch the piston. Remove the spark plug in NO. 1, then check to ensure the piston isn't at the top, and screw the piston stop in. I removed...
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    Uprated anti roll bar

    Mine transformed the handling. I no longer have to panic, or indeed slow down when going through sharp corners, like little roundabouts. It's been in there for 11 years now, not a single issue with it.
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    Small window trim

    I used a PU sealant to fill mine, worked a treat buy may be a little difficult to take it apart again.
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    Boxpleat Leather Interior

    Mine was £1,800, including seats with body coloured bead, front and rear head rests, door cards, and knee bin, all leather. Was a while ago now