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  1. Chalky

    The exciting world of HIF6 carbs (or how I learned to love the Skinner Brothers)

    That’s excellent clear and comprehensive. Well done. Can I just point out that the nuts on the balance bar are ba2. The 5/16 on the top are captive and should not be turned.
  2. Chalky

    Loose wire

    This wire is redundant when you use a more modern alternator. Tape it up because it is LIVE
  3. Chalky

    My '72 P6 V8 is back in use on UK roads and once again wearing its silver on black 'K' plates!

    Cheers we had a good chat. Really enjoyed the day.
  4. Chalky

    Flame trap

    Mark gray mgbd parts sells them.
  5. Chalky

    get Running

    Can I add to this get healthy post by saying please go for a prostate check if your 50+. Don’t convince yourself your peeing differently because you’re getting older. Mad not to check.
  6. Chalky

    get Running

    Bad for your joints better swimming or cycling.
  7. Chalky

    posted on 15 Jan 2020 , 1976 Rover V8

    The 73 law no longer applies it is now 40 years rolling.
  8. Chalky

    1964 French "Sharks Tooth" 2000

    Stuck solenoid? Hit with hammer.
  9. Chalky

    K & N Filters, which needles to use?

    Look at mintylamb you can compare needles on this site.
  10. Chalky

    Help please on rear brakes....

    That’s an adjustment issue not the pads.
  11. Chalky

    MOT exemption - what if your car fails its voluntary MOT test?

    Cars get examined after an accident. If car is unroadworthy at time of the accident it is irrelevant if it has an mot or not.
  12. Chalky

    1970 estoura

    Sold for £6200
  13. Chalky

    Tinkling sound

    Tinkling chain is normally the top chain. Have you checked the guaze filter under the banjo bolt on the timing chain oil feed. Could also be stuck top chain tensioner or broken top chain guide. Chain can make this noise on start up but stops after a few seconds when oil pressure builds.
  14. Chalky

    Rolling road and carb setup

    Distributer doctor google it.
  15. Chalky

    Flicking ammeter

    Have you checked the battery post connector in the drivers footwell. ?
  16. Chalky

    Coolant Capacity?

    That’s for a v8. Don’t need to do that on a 4 pot. You’ve got an air lock. Run engine until stat opens with rad cap off.keep revs at around 1500 rpm topping up coolant to just under rad filler. Put cap on. Let off revs. They normally push a drop out at first when you use car but will find its...
  17. Chalky

    engine oils

    Just checked. Price now £52 for 25l. Contains 1500 zddp.
  18. Chalky

    engine oils

    I use rye oils 20w50 which has zddp paid £50 for 25 litres delivered
  19. Chalky

    Brakes Servo Vacuum

    If it has changed the braking I would still suspect it. Might be worth taking it apart and checking the diaphragm. The light could be a sodden cork float in reservoir cap, a duff handbrake light switch or a short somewhere.
  20. Chalky

    Brakes Servo Vacuum

    Right it’s the air admittance valve. The white flying saucer looking thing prize off small cap catching spring as it pops out. Wd40 on plastic sliding bit make sure it slides in and out. Stretch spring a bit put it back and try brakes.
  21. Chalky

    HIF fuel issue

    You’re welcome. Great news!
  22. Chalky

    HIF fuel issue

    If choke o rings are leaking will over fuel when hot.