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by prop
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: oil temperature sender

Has anyone got their oil temperature gauge out at the moment. I have had a reply from VDO and they need the numbers off the casing. Don't really fancy a dash stripdown but if I have to I will
by prop
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

oil temperature sender

Does anyone know what oil temp sender is the correct one for our cars?
by prop
Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Normal Running Temps
Replies: 4
Views: 2638

Re: Normal Running Temps

Cheers arrian. Not sure what thermostat I have in at the moment I thought I had put an 88 degree in but not 100% sure. I have done a lot of messing with it over the last year. Old age and too much beer taking its toll on the brain cells.
by prop
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Normal Running Temps
Replies: 4
Views: 2638

Re: Normal Running Temps

Hi arrian. What does your oil temp read at that level
by prop
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Normal Running Temps
Replies: 4
Views: 2638

Normal Running Temps

Hi guys not been on for a while. Looks like its been quiet. Thats good, everyones car must be working well. What is the normal running temp on a warm day? I am still over cooling I think. Water is showing 80 and oil 70 on the guages after a good thrashing. I have removed the aux rad and covered the ...
by prop
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Blue Smoke at Idle and on Overrun when hot
Replies: 3
Views: 2650

Re: Blue Smoke at Idle and on Overrun when hot

Could be a number of things. for turbo queries the guys who know everything there is to know are http://www.turbominis.co.uk/. They are realy good they know turbos.
In the rebuild did they replace the valves and guides?
by prop
Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ....and now....
Replies: 9
Views: 6472

Re: ....and now....

Oh yes I see they did
by prop
Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ....and now....
Replies: 9
Views: 6472

Re: ....and now....

Verry upsetting when it happens. When you are at the mercy of people trading as competent tradesnen. Garages, plummers, biulders, etc. It happened to me with the respray on my ERA . A terrible job done by Pool lane classics in York. I would tell everybody not to use them. You should name and shame a...
by prop
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Petrol tank return
Replies: 2
Views: 2344

Re: Petrol tank return

Good article Peter.
I will definitely use that method.
Thanks
by prop
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Petrol tank return
Replies: 2
Views: 2344

Petrol tank return

I have a problem with my petrol tank. Ever since I rebuilt the car I have always had a faint whiff of petrol. Not really noticeable while driving but there after being sat for any time. Made all the checks on pipes etc no difference. The tank was second hand and I brazed the return into it at the to...

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