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by an old original
Fri May 01, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: eBay lookout etc
Topic: ERA R1072 - FOR SALE
Replies: 6
Views: 9695

Re: ERA R1072 - FOR SALE

Back on e-bay again now for £22,500


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CLASSIC-MINI- ... 3cf8a12b04
by an old original
Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:25 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

week 10, still trying to find a decent block...
by an old original
Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Bonnet latch cable
Replies: 1
Views: 4672

Re: Bonnet latch cable

On the microfiche it shows ERA 5040. the corresponding part from Minispares is GS130273. http://www.minispares.com/product/Classic/Body/Bonnet/Fittings_seals/GS130273.aspx?030201&ReturnUrl=/search/classic/gs130273.aspx|Back%20to%20search or cable only.. http://www.minispares.com/product/Classic/Body...
by an old original
Fri Apr 03, 2015 7:03 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

One little detail I omitted....

I'm not getting my hands dirty....paying someone else to do so....

http://www.enginetuner.co.uk/home.htm

He has spent time with a certain David Vizard so I think/hope it's in safe hands......
by an old original
Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:56 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Anti run-on valve
Replies: 2
Views: 5786

Re: Anti run-on valve

I've run without one for many years, stuffed a bolt up the redundant pipe from the carb. The only issue is when you've run upto temp and then stop for at least 10-15 mins, it can take a bit longer to start, 5 seconds of cranking as opposed to 1-2. Short stops, i.e. petrol stops, aren't a prob. All d...
by an old original
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 26809

Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Cryptic way of saying that as I get nearer to the quarter of a million miles, the wee beastie is in dry dock having engine rebuild number 5, along with a gearbox rebuild No. 4, along with a front end rewire...... first news after 5 weeks... new block required :-( hello mr bank manager, sir, mate, bu...
by an old original
Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Water temperature sensor
Replies: 1
Views: 5067

Re: Water temperature sensor

As far as I know, the standard one should be ok, but have a word with the guys at minispares to check

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/GTR101.aspx
by an old original
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Timing Chain - simplex to duplex
Replies: 3
Views: 7312

Re: Timing Chain - simplex to duplex

thanks for that- seems a relative simple conversion
by an old original
Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Timing Chain - simplex to duplex
Replies: 3
Views: 7312

Timing Chain - simplex to duplex

Hi all,

I've browsed thru' some posts on here and it seems quite possible but am still a little confuddled about what exactly is required to convert from the standard simplex to a duplex set-up..

help please