Alive and well but decided to give this forum a break. I seemed to have annoyed enough people on various topics such as smoking , parking and my dog pooing on the pavement that I felt this was no longer a friendly place to be. May well be my own fault so those that want to criticize me need not...
Exactly the same reason I gave for upgrading from an 18ACR elsewehere on this site
Any reason for using a 4cyl Land Rover alternator ?
I wonder if the engine runs better because the voltage is higher at tickover?
I found a site on EBay selling motor brushes for all sorts of power tools .Sometimes it's a case of making do if the need is urgent and nothing else is available
Wiper motor brushes don't get much wear
Is it silly comment season ?
If your alternator doesn't charge at tickover , it means that when you stop at junctions ,traffic lights etc, the battery is discharging . Not good if you've got your lights , HRW etc in use. If I was using mine daily I'd upgrade to a modern high output alternator
I suspect some people don't know what parking in London areas is like . When I was working I was covering areas near Heathrow where you'd be lucky to find a space to park . I never deliberately blocked anyone's drive . I always made sure they have room to get in / out as was the...
I'm being fined for slightly obstructing my mother's neighbour's dropped kerb on Monday .I knew I was slightly over the edge but there was ample room for him to get his 13 reg Jaguar in as he did indeed get onto his drive while I was still parked there ... Seems he went indoors and phoned the...
What timing chain you fit depends on the depth of your pockets amongst other things ! I'm tight and when I did mine I used the basic stuff
I think that oil seal has been fitted back to front - the "open" side with spring visible should be facing into the engine