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  1. Pjim6

    By pass reserve tap .

    How do you by pass the reserve tap ? Twice I have had the car ,( 2000 Tc ), on a rolling road and twice ran out of fuel . Switch to the reserve , although there is half a tank of fuel and all is ok . I would never run the car until I needed the reserve .
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    Play in Top ball joint

    Should there be any play in the top ball joints ( p6. 72 ,2000tc ) with the body supported and the suspension hanging free . With the wheel off I can get hold of the upright and move it up and down. Is this right ? Thanks in advance
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    QH part number.

    Can anybody please tell me the Quinton Hazell part number for the top and bottom ball joints on a 1972 p6 2000 . The Rover number for the top ball joint is 595724. The bottom ball joint is 595725 . I have come across some new Quinton Hazell old stock but have no catalogue, Thank you in advance.
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    Instruments,flashers and stop lights not working!

    If my Voltage regulator is faulty would that cause the flashers and the stop lights to stop working as well ? Thank you
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    Instruments playing up .

    When I first start driving my 72 TC all the instruments and the flashers don’t work . After roughly 4 miles they all spring into life !! They then work perfectly for the rest of the day. My worry is I want to take it for an MOT but don’t want the worry of them NOT springing into life . Any...
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    Series 2 ignition key

    Hi , I need to buy a new ignition key for a 1972 TC . I can take mine out of the ignition with the engine still running and now and again I cannot turn the key ! The problem I have is that I only have one key and the number on it does not make any sense to me . Does it make sense to anybody else...
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    Oil pressure transmitter.

    How do I test my oil pressure transmitter. ? The oil pressure gauge has stopped working . My oil pressure light goes out as soon as I start the car and there is plenty of oil reaching the rocker cover . I would like to be sure it is the transmitter before I shell out for a new one due to...
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    Help needed .

    Is there anybody in the Trowbribge, Wiltshire , area that is willing to tune Twin HS 8 carbs for me . The car is a 1972 P6 2000 TC . I am quite willing to pay for your expertise. Thank you , Jim
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    Uprated anti roll bar.

    Hi , Has anybody fitted an Uprated anti roll bar to a p6 2000 . I have been offered one and I cannot make up my mind whether to go for it .
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    Uprated anti roll bar

    Hi , Has anybody fitted an Uprated anti roll bar to a P6 2000 . What thickness is the uprated product ? My standard bar is 11/16 . I have been offered one and don’t know whether to go for it or not . Thank you
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    Front wing seal pad.

    Hi , Can somebody please enlighten me as to where the front wing seal pads fit. I have read it is important to fit them . I have a pair but don’t know were they fit ? The part number is 367018 . ( P6 1972 2000 ). Thank you.
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    Too many sump plugs ?

    Does anybody know the reason why a P6 2000 ( 1972 ) has 2 sump plugs ? I thought I was seeing things . I don’t think I have ever had another car with 2 .
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    Bonnet compatibility

    Hi , Can somebody please tell me If the series one Bonnet is the same as the series Two , Thank you.
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    Change of Tyre size ?

    Hi , I have been offered a set of Pirelli Cinturatos 185 / 70 / 14 for a good price. My question is as my car is a 72 2000 TC with standard wheels and is now shod with 175 / 80 / 14 would these be suitable or would I need to source a set of V8 wheels. Thank you in advance .
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    Gaz shocks fitting problem.

    Help . I have just purchased a set of Gaz adjustable shockers for my P6 2000 1972 . I have checked I have the correct part number but they appear to be 2 inches too long. I have tried jacking up the suspension by placing a wooden block under the disc but all that does is raise the whole car ...
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    Bath and West Show . Shepton Mallet.

    Hi , Can somebody please tell me which Rover club has a stand at the above show . ?
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    White horse classic and vintage vehicle show

    Anybody from the P6 club or P6oc or any p6 owner going to the White Horse classic car show in Westbury. Over 300 vehicles are booked in . It should be a great show.
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    Bowood house Classic car show

    Hi , Anybody going to the Classic car show at Bowood House tomorrow ? I am going hoping to see a nice tc for sale .
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    MOT exempt

    Just started looking for a decent 2000 tc . I have had a conversation with my insurance company regarding MOT exempt vehicles . They told me on a new policy they would like proof of roadworthyness or an MOT certificate. They stated that in the event of an accident without any MOT on the vehicle...
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    Hi , I am just about to enter the world of P6 ownership . I have had a Jaguar , TVR ,various MGs , Gilbern and a Scimitar. I do most of my own maintenance. I am looking for a decent 2000 tc ( separate post on this subject ). I am based in Trowbribge, Wiltshire.