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by an old original
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front exhaust bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 8249

Re: Front exhaust bracket

thanks for all your help and I greatly appreciate the offer but I think I've just found one at AE Wilcox (goldmine for extinct bits!!!) £8.30 inc postage!! For info always try roverpartsfinder.co.uk !!! The idea of the diff is that the output from the engine/gearbox is through one (final) drive but ...
by an old original
Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:56 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front exhaust bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 8249

Re: Front exhaust bracket

That will be brilliant, cheers.. reading this... "the car is on supports with the wheels off so can test drive all gears change smooth, noticed only one drive -shaft spins so decided to investigate." .... you are aware that with no traction that is what happens - it's the way the diff works. If you ...
by an old original
Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front exhaust bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 8249

Front exhaust bracket

Just wondering if anyone has got a diagram/plan for the front plate that secures the exhaust to the diff - original part no HEX7632.
(something else that went walkabout during it's engine rebuild....)
by an old original
Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ....and now....
Replies: 9
Views: 14048

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

I don't think the kit will have to come off but on a different tack, the list of cr*p I'm discovering from the engine/gearbox/rewire episode is growing longer..... On returning to the garage for the final oil change and tune-up a couple more things came to light (apart from the floor) On saying the ...
by an old original
Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ....and now....
Replies: 9
Views: 14048

....and now....

...for a new front floor pan. It was a bit rusty on one side but the other was ok until some monkey with a trolley jack and no brain...... :cry:
by an old original
Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

not too shabby....
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although I've just discovered it appears to be allergic to oil as it is tending to pee it out from somewhere!!!
by an old original
Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Couldn't tell you, I didn't get my hands dirty this time. Drove it in, ten months later, paid the bill and drove it out!! When I take it back in a week or two for it's 500 mile flush throough and tune up I'll ask (if i remember!)
by an old original
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

£5300

didn't want to make your eyes water too much
by an old original
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Fairly standard, They managed to find a "virginal" block so only had to go out to 20 thou over. Some Omega pistons and ARP studs (whatever they are?!) Interesting way of getting around the dodgy vent / run-on valve solenoid problem as previously mentioned.... http://www.eraturbo.co.uk/eraturbo/phpbb...
by an old original
Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Shiney shiney.....but it won't stay that way for long
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