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Search: Posts Made By: Dave1954
Forum: General Build Chat 20th October 2017, 11:34
Replies: 1
Views: 1,562
Posted By Dave1954
Prop shaft shorten

Hi just bought a part build tiger Avon,rolling chassis, I intended to put a zetec in it , type 9 gearbox, would I have to shorten a standard prop, if so would I need a specialist to do it. Cheers....
Forum: General chatter 23rd February 2016, 17:48
Replies: 0
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dave1954
Tiger kit car

Hi just finished a Robin Hood 2B,going to get it through IVA and sell it, I like the look of a Tiger kit car for my next project, would this be a big improvement over the 2B. Cheers. Dave
Forum: General chatter 29th September 2015, 19:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,483
Posted By Dave1954
Alloy fuel tank

Hi just bought a second hand alloy tank,2 small spouts on top,I take it that one is for fuel return which I haven't got, I suppose I blank that one off, what do I do with the other one.included...
Forum: General chatter 17th August 2015, 18:04
Replies: 0
Views: 1,306
Posted By Dave1954
Bike carbs

Hi could someone tell me if putting bike carbs on my 1.6 pinto, will make a big difference,to up the power. Cheers. Dave
Forum: General chatter 23rd May 2015, 19:24
Replies: 1
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dave1954
ford technical dept

Hi could anyone give me the ford technical dept full address .I need a proof of age letter for my pinto engine,i understand some SVA centres dont accept the chart out of Burtons catalogue....
Forum: General chatter 13th May 2015, 18:35
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By Dave1954
Carb connections

Hi I've enclosed a picture off the web, showing front connection shut off, side connection choke which I said goes back to stand Alone post on alternator. So as you said I have got to wire shut off...
Forum: General chatter 12th May 2015, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By Dave1954
Carb connection

Hi thanks for reply,I think I've Susst it out the choke onthe right hand side,with a threaded connection, shows in the Sierra manual that it goes to alternator connection which is the brass threaded...
Forum: General chatter 9th May 2015, 17:03
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By Dave1954
Carberator connection

Hi I've got a part build 2b, it has a Vick green loom,there is no wire for the carb. I have not much idea about carbs? Is this a controll cable from somewhere ,or can I put a feed on to it switched...
Forum: General chatter 3rd May 2015, 12:07
Replies: 0
Views: 1,460
Posted By Dave1954
brakes

Hi Building robin hood 2b, changed brake shoes one side,and attached new handbrake cable,took off drum other side no shoes. the problem ive got now is i havent got a brake adjuster,and bar across top...
Forum: General chatter 8th April 2015, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Posted By Dave1954
reply emissions

Cheers mate,I know emission levels are down to engine age much higher than current readings,but withoutproof(log book) it will be judged on current levels,I thought if i fit silencer/cat would this...
Forum: General chatter 8th April 2015, 16:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Posted By Dave1954
emmissions

Hi want to buy part finished kit car ive looked at, 2l pinto. It has no donar documents,do you think it will pass iva emissions if i fit a cat plus silencer Cheers Dave
Forum: General chatter 29th March 2015, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dave1954
iva test

Hi just another quick question, ive got iva test in 2 weeks got a small oil leak, if its noticed will it fail. Cheers Dave
Forum: General chatter 29th March 2015, 11:33
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By Dave1954
oil pressure pinto

Hi just fitted oil pressure gauge to my 2l pinto, 55lb cold 35lb hot is this ok. Cheers Dave
Forum: General chatter 6th March 2015, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
Posted By Dave1954
Auto gearbox

Thanks for reply,never worked on auto box, once box is out is it easy fix. Cheers. Dave
Forum: General chatter 6th March 2015, 18:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
Posted By Dave1954
auto gearbox problem

Hi sierra 2L pinto, with auto box. Got oil dripping which seem two be between bell housing and auto box,the oil is red so i take it for granted its gearbox oil.Any ideas what it could be Cheers ...
Forum: General chatter 23rd February 2015, 17:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dave1954
brakes

Cheers mate I think you hit the nail on the head ,ill try it
Forum: General chatter 23rd February 2015, 17:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dave1954
brakes

I bled brakes conventional way,then thought there might be air in new master, so i took pipes of master and bled then did each wheel.the pedel is fairly hard then sinks slowly under pressure.when i...
Forum: General chatter 23rd February 2015, 15:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dave1954
spongy brakes

hi i have spongy brakes, on robin hood,bled them till only oil came out,new linings all round,new rear cylinders, new master,no leaks.the only thing i can think of if the servo grommet to the master...
Forum: General chatter 16th February 2015, 17:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,806
Posted By Dave1954
IVA seatbelts

Hi Is a 3 point seat belt harness ok for IVA test. Cheers Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 12th February 2015, 20:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By Dave1954
Thanks for you reply mate, I think I asked all...

Thanks for you reply mate, I think I asked all the questions I hope to get it on the road Cheers. Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 12th February 2015, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By Dave1954
windscreen robin hood

Hi I am not putting windscreen on car for SVA test,hence dont need heater, wipers or washers.Can anyone tell me if i can do this for MOT. Cheers Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 10th February 2015, 19:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,468
Posted By Dave1954
sva noisy exaust

Hi my exaust on robin hood seems very noisy for sva test,is there anything i can do to make it quieter. Cheers Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 7th February 2015, 15:28
Replies: 4
Views: 2,097
Posted By Dave1954
pinto flywheel

i bought a part finished robin hood,it has auto box that i want to change to manual.i know nothing about auto,s would i need to change flywheel also. ford pinto 2 litre Cheers Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 30th January 2015, 21:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,786
Posted By Dave1954
Cheers mate mirror solution

Thanks for a reply, I am new to this my first kit car,it is a Robin hood 2b, I take it as I am not putting the screen on I need to fix the internal mirror straight on to bonnet above dash. Cheers Dave
Forum: General Build Chat 30th January 2015, 15:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,786
Posted By Dave1954
sva mirrors

i am removing windscreen for sva test, does this mean i need 2 wing mirrors, because i have removed internal mirror Cheers Dave
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