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    Vacuum unit for a 48D4 dizzy

    Hi

    I've been given a used 48d4 distributor that hasn't been used for several years and I suspect that the vacuum unit my not be up to par! Can anyone suggest where I might get a replacement...
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    Re: Wind Deflector

    Many thanks Fred, I'll get the measure out and see if it''ll fit.

    Cheers Alan
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    Re: Wind Deflector

    I've been thinking of fitting something like this to my Roadster. Any chance of the dimensions of the MX screen to see it I could shoehorn one in?

    Many thanks
    Alan
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    Re: Oil in the distributor - 48D4

    Just for completeness I have checked the compression across all cylinders, both dry and wet and they are well within spec for a used engine. Add that to the knowledge that the breathing seems ok I'm...
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    Re: Oil in the distributor - 48D4

    Hi Don. Yes my dizzy does have a drain hole about half way along the casing that is within the cam cover. I have it facing down. I assume this is correct.
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    Re: Oil in the distributor - 48D4

    Thanks very much for the info and your efforts to help. Tomorrow I'll dig out the overalls and do some testing. Do you know whether piston rings for the 1.7 engine are readily available should it...
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    Re: Oil in the distributor - 48D4

    Thanks for your thoughts thus far. I do suspect that the engine might not be breathing properly but , how to I check the breathing? Are there some basic tests I can apply? My engine has a tube...
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    Oil in the distributor - 48D4

    I've been pulling my hair out - and it hurts. I have a 1.7 O Series engine in my Roadster and it has been giving good service until..... I changed the distributor to an electronic version of the...
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    Re: New member

    Hi Angus

    I'm baserd in Peterborough with an Ital based roadster; 1.7 O series lump. Like you, I have toyed with the idea of moving over to a Ford power train but not made any progress. If you'd...
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    SEMS

    Hi all. SEMS second Sunday this month.
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    SEMS

    Hi all. SEMS second Sunday this month.
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    SEMS

    Hi all. SEMS second Sunday this month.
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    SEMS

    Hi all. SEMS second Sunday this month.
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    SEMS

    Hi all. SEMS second Sunday this month.
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    Re: SEMS this weekend

    Hi Mike

    Yes we do. Not so many recently but we have had three at one meeting.

    Cheers
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    SEMS this weekend

    South East Midlands (SEMS) meet this weekend, 8th May, at the Royal Oak pub in Duddington on the A47 mid way between Peterborough and Leicester. We meet around 12 o’clock, have a sandwich lunch and...
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    Re: Fitting a digital speedo

    Many thanks for your thoughts. I'm looking at a Speedwell unit but not sure whether to fit the sensor to the front or rear wheel. I imagine the front would present less of a problem although it...
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    Fitting a digital speedo

    My standard speedo has developed a serious twitch across the speed range and changing the cable hasn't helped a lot. So, I'm thinking of fitting something like an Acewell 3100 digital unit so that I...
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    Re: Heater motor woes

    Hi and thanks all for your helpful thoughts and in particular, Ben for your kind offer. I took your steer Jez and spoke to the technical dept at Comlec and it seems the 1202 is the same motor as...
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    Heater motor woes

    My heater motor, a Smiths Industries beast, model FHM1504/1 is threatening to disintegrate by the sounds of it. I'm loathe to switch it on in all but the coldest weather. Local Motor factors chuckle...
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