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  2. Complete Pinto and 5 speed box has got to be worth £750 minimum regardless of condition.
  3. I think the rule was, mechanical are more accurate but messy, electrical are easier but not as accurate, that may have now changed
  4. I have a supercharger here to go on, was supposed to have been this winters project, but without a garage I'm getting to that age where I don't want to be working outside in the cold.
  5. Yep it's coming to the right time of year, everybody is coming out of hibernation, the 2 litre boat anchor must be worth something to somebody I would have thought.
  6. Thanks for the advice will post on ebay
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  8. That's very kind of you - you could make a bit of cash on that engine alone. I'd put it on ebay as an auction starting at £50... anything you get is a bonus and much bigger audience than here.
  9. I have a Robin Hood 2B in my garage which has been there for a few years and is unfinished. All the parts to complete the project are there. It is rolling chasis complete wheels, brakes, suspension, engine & gearbox fitted. It has a 2 litre pinto engine in running order. I have decided that at the age of 75 I am unlikely to finish the project and could use the space in the garage. Clearly the new owner would need to collect.
  10. Hi Dean

    did you get details of cobra

     

     

  11. Thank you for your kind words my friend, Yes i had painted a number of years ago, Same colour as the Bullit Anniversary Mustang, Still many MK2 Escorts here in New Zealand, mine is a New Zealand made one, easy to work on, cheap parts etc
  12. nelmo

    Trailer - Car

    @richyb66 can knock one of those up in no time Crazy Scandinavians...too many long winter nights...
  13. Great looking car you have there - cool colour...
  14. Thank you for your reply Mr. Foz, I see here in New Zealand we have VDO Gauges. https://www.repco.co.nz/globes-batteries-electrical/electrical-accessories/gauges/vdo-pressure-gauge-electric-12v-0-1000-kpa-350010017/p/A1195484 Will try and find the sender https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009RUY14/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 Im tempted to buy as comes with senders, but would have to look at piggy-backing the factory light switch down the line
  15. My opinion is that electric would probably be easiest. VDO used to do a gauge and matching sender for the pinto which had 2 connections on the sender. One connection to the pressure gauge and the other one to the original dashboard oil warning light. I think they still do it - have a search on the web for VDO gauges and senders. Steve
  16. Firstly thanks to Nigel for the explanation I think I am getting my simple brain around the logic now, thanks to Phil for the offer as well I do work in the garage industry (not on the spanners) but plenty of access to parts. @richyb66 has offered to come and sort in a couple of weeks but after all the help and some further research I am now feeling quite confident I will attempt to wire myself safe albeit a simpler circuit to Nigel's. safe in the knowledge Rich is not too far away ! Fingers crossed
  17. If you need relays and cable I have loads that got stripped from mx5
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