Haha -I was working on the P6 shockie bushes yesterday.My neighbour wandered over and asked me what cap he should take off His motor to put some oil in. I couldn't believe it when he said he hasn't checked or put oil in it for over eight years. Needless to say it had no oil in it, yet it still...
Congrats -all that hard work pushed along by your passion. Well done.
I often wonder if I followed my love for cars ,where I would have gone.
What was your driver?- your Dads car?
On you mate
Im resurrecting this rear bush thread.
Ive purchased some poly bushes and they fit the shockie threaded shaft tightly. When ordering for the P6 -they said Ford Capri or Triumph 2500 fits.
The part number as it turns out is the same as mentioned in 2019 thread.
Im replacing the OE cup washer with...
I somehow remember as a little fella back in the 50's my Dad fresh from the war ,making a tank from a cotton reel and rubber band with other pieces. The nick in the reel reminded me ,as it was part of its movement.
Wow a P76 in Blighty. Had one back in the day. Rear screen fell out on a very hot day- only glued in. Would like to have touched the racer- I watched the factory one race in Melbourne in 73- . I felt proud to see it as I had just picked up my new one. A sad outcome ,but went well for a few laps...
I also am using the grease system .
I had a gander under her yesterday due to this post ,and guess what ?
My recently replaced gator is only slightly better than yours. Will probably look like yours when I take it off.
Yes -mines sitting on rubber bushes. Crazy -Ive been under there to clean out the fuel filter many times and never noticed it was insulated on rubber bobbins. Still a noisy pump without the engine running.
Not worth replacing though.
Main thing from the onset , patience - don't force any of these trim into place. All pieces fit into place and its usually human error if its not going well.
Not trying to teach you to suck eggs, but
When I find myself getting bogged down with an item , I take time out and come back to it...