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    Re: Cam case breather?

    If the round plastic cam-case breather looks like this one – Bottom right corner – That thick black rubber tube simply down trails alongside the engine and vents to air underneath the car. I’m...
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    Re: Bonnet catches, anyone recognize this one

    I contacted an ‘old school chum’ who is very much into skiing, his reply:-

    “Hi Col, Yes definitely ski boot clips. I can’t identify the make. The clear plastic ratchet reminds me of a make...
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    102-mile run out, Pasty and a pint

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    We had a great trip out to Buckland Abbey (Home of Sir Francis Drake) a very long walk around the grounds, due to footpaths being closed and on the way home, a late lunch at the Bull & Dragon...
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    Re: Cabrio V8 cooling

    Being a clever bugger, I borrowed my Brother-in-Laws pressure washer and blasted years of muck out of my Citroën ally radiator, it looked pristine and immediately leaked like a sieve, totally ruined...
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    Re: Cabrio V8 cooling

    If the fins have been flattened, it will limit the flow, for sure. One of the ‘tasks’ when servicing customers air-con was to ‘comb’ the fins to improve air-flow through.
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    Re: Hunter V8 exhaust manifold heat shields

    An impossibly neat and tidy engine bay Peter, you put mine to shame! Oh how I wish I had the time (and inclination) to do the same, and I know it’s not that your car spends all it’s life in the...
  7. Thread: MT75 Kwik shift

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    Re: MT75 Kwik shift

    It probably worked fine, just you couldn't hear it over the noise of the engine!

    I appear to have an added power-booster and 1970’s ‘Ghetto-Blaster’ speakers on my Hunter.

    I spent some time...
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    Idle Air-Control valve, testing:-

    Ford 2.3ltr DOHC-16valve fuel-injected.

    Idles at about 12-1300 rpm, which seems a bit high? Otherwise runs fine.

    Does anyone have experience of testing the idle air-flow valve? It’s a...
  9. Thread: Spring has come

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    Re: Spring has come

    You Win, with that one!
  10. Thread: Spring has come

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    Re: Spring has come

    Saw this on a UK television program “Countryfile” on Sunday. Apparently Female Toads, making their way back to water to breed, quite often carry a Male ‘hitch-hiker’. The males being smaller, like...
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    Re: "Abandoned UK" post

    I think Felix is on the case with Facebook for you...
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    Re: Fuel neck and filler cap

    When I needed the large washers, for the ends of the ARB, I quoted the part No’s from FordoPedia.org to our local Ford dealer, they knew what I was on about and duly ordered them for me, (from...
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    Re: Fuel neck and filler cap

    Again, not sure if this helps, my tank has large diameter, (left) and small diameter (right) outlets, small diameter goes to near top of filler downpipe, as you can see.

    The filler Cap is...
  14. Thread: Nice touch

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    Re: Nice touch

    Exactly the same with my Hunter, (and that make of rev-counter), needle stays at whatever revs the engine is at, when the ign is turned off.

    Not really a problem in practice, as said if needed a...
  15. Thread: Mirrors

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    Re: Mirrors

    I initially tried to dismantle and rebuild the original door mirrors, thinking that if I swapped left->right they might change to landscape orientation - It didn’t work.
    Eventually fitted these from...
  16. Thread: It passed!

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    Re: It passed!

    It's a great feeling, congratulations!
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    Re: size of battery in A/H

    Not sure where your battery fits in the Cabrio, but here are flics of the Hunter installation. This battery is a Bosch S4-004 (12v)! 60A/H 540A [CCA]? which turns the 2.3 DOHC over much better than...
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    Re: Clunking Differential - play/ backlash?

    Given that there is no drain plug, what is the collective opinion on top-up vs drain and refill? Our diff’s probably haven’t done many miles, but the oil is going to be at least twenty years old.
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    Sticky: Re: What have you done with your marlin today

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    A little bit Marlin-related, took ULA (both of them) out for a drive locally, had a long walk around an estuarial RSPB bird sanctuary, (where were they all)?

    On the way home, had a...
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    Re: Door lock Pull Cable

    I’ve a LWB Hunter, and had early issues with both door lock cables. My interpretation of the problem: - Solid-core wire used, cable too short and a near right-angle bend at the lock end, making any...
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    Re: Berlinetta picture

    Is it worth putting this up on Facebook’ ? Might jog someone’s memory there?
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    Re: Hunter hood, header bar stowage?

    Thank you to everybody for your suggestions, I’ve plenty to experiment with. So far I have discovered that our bar doesn’t fit behind the seats, on the Hunter. I’m not too happy with it jammed...
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    Re: I must stop hitting Policemen:-

    Steve, you are right, if only there was a ‘standard’ we would at least know how to approach them to avoid and/or limit the under vehicle damage, sadly not so!

    You’re never quite sure; left...
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    I must stop hitting Policemen:-

    Or, at least the sleeping ones! ‘ULA’ passed her MOT this week with flying colours, and not even an advisory, however my garage man did suggest a new sump would be a good idea as it’s quite beaten...
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    Hunter hood, header bar stowage?

    What do you do with this fellow, when the hood is not in use please? To be fair it normally sits against the wall of the garage, but I'd like to know where others keep the thing in the car, when on...
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