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    you may find it easier to load your video onto our facebook page i have been a member of this club for a few years now and find impossible to post a photo let alone a video good luck
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    carbs ?

    when i had a pinto fitting bike carbs and accuspark non vac dizzy were the best upgrades i did
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    Battery power

    if you can do it try and get a multimeter reading whilst turning it over
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    Headlamp aim

    i am with nelmo on this one take it for an MOT headlights emissions bargain for the money although £50 is a bit steep had my van MOT yesterday class 4 and it was £40 so a car 30 to 35
  5. a lot of people use the vw polo rad small twin core and very cheap on ebay
  6. as long as all four are roughly the same then its ok and i wouldnt worry about a lower comp rate with warm engine your oil will be thinner why are you doing a comp test
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    gearbox oil

    i had to cut a hole in the transmission tunnel to fill mine
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    super or not ?

    you will only need to put additive in every third tank full
  9. i have found fitting the accuspark non vac dizzy leads and coil can make a big difference to the running and power of the pinto
  10. really depends on what seats you have and what pedal box you have i found tilting the seat base so that your legs are bent is a much more comfortable driving position
  11. welcome Rick first i would do a full nut and bolt check i have learnt this from experience then go for a drive to see what else needs sorting out or if something is not to your liking
  12. i have 70ah and cca620 on mine i know its a bit on the large side but i have plenty of power to turn engine over
  13. i would come and help you but you are a long way away what are the cranking amps and ah on your battery
  14. just seen latest weather report all looking very good for weekend
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    EOSB Run Out

    looking forward to it
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    short sump

    thats the sump that is on my pinto
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    engine stand

    sorry guys felt i had to share this with you i needed an engine stand for my v8 project so i looked on machine marts website and thought they were a bit expensive for the heavy weight stand so i looked on ebay and found one rated to 570 kilos got four casters on it and its made out of 2 1/4 box section and 2 1/2 all for sixty quid delivered fantastic
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    A 47 autojumble

    Wow I am at the a47 autojumble never seen it so busy
  19. bargain 205 block and injection head
  20. glad to hear you are having some success
  21. having put bike carbs on my pinto my crank case breather is just straight to air you might find that your crank case breather may be blocked thats why its coming out of other places if you have put the crank case breather to a tank and not to inlet manifold have you removed the vacum spring
  22. with the engine at TDC the pointer on the cam pulley should point to the mark on the head and the rotor arm should point to number one spark plug lead on the dizzy cap and also number one plug lead should be closest to cambelt the timing marks on the pulley are TDC then 12 10 8 i would set it at 10
  23. Well I have uncovered the Cobra hopefully it won't rain again tonight
  24. hopefully i will be able to make it
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