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Ian & Carole

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In Topic: Smallways 2018

26 May 2018 - 07:18 PM

Sadly no, we are all ready away. :-(


In Topic: Brake Lines

14 October 2016 - 12:34 PM


bye


In Topic: Brake Lines

14 October 2016 - 09:00 AM

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In Topic: Very Sad 2.1 Pinto

13 October 2016 - 06:37 PM

Engine in and running, however cannot get it to idle, also seems to have constant misfire, gonna get a compression test done today if i can find my tester!

 

Jim 

You are over thinking things again.

 

If it ran OK in the P100 why will it have dropped compression because you swapped the engine over ?? It can only be the carb or the timing.

 

Even though the old carb isn't what you want, for now put it back on, removing one potential problem.

 

Get the timing set either buy beg or borrow a strobe.


In Topic: Brake Lines

13 October 2016 - 11:10 AM

I did the original flare on the copper pipe myself (so could easily be the problem) but I have chopped off the end and done it again.

Are you sure you put the correct flare on the pipe, solid, copper pipe , to the flex needs a double flare making a concave shape to the pipe. a single flare leaves a convex shape.