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    Nick Penman-Hayes

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  1. Thanks everyone. It is now sold.
  2. Thanks @richyb66 and @nelmo I was worried I didn't get the value right. It is also listed on ebay now https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124285080783?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  3. Sorry, been a while since I've sold a car! Here are some other details Built in 2002 with F reg Sierra donor. MIleage: 70897 The speedo needs replacing for one that is calibrated to the gearbox, the cable works!
  4. Robin Hood 2B For Sale. Price £4000. Interested in offers and advice on the valuation. I am selling my Robin Hood 2B as I am being given another car and I can’t afford to run 3 cars or have 4 cars on my drive. It is running a Pinto 2.0. It has Bike Carbs fitted and is MOT’d until October 2020. Approximately 1 year ago it had the following done by a local specialist mechanic: new head gasket and related gaskets (thermostat etc.) new distributor cap carbs were taken off, ultrasonic cleaned and balanced Pas
  5. Hi All, My 2B failed its MOT on lower bushes for front suspension, defective item circled in this photo: https://photos.app.goo.gl/CeSkUJcVCTzJn6qo8 I am trying to find replacement bushes - can anyone identify if the front suspension is from a standard Robin Hood offering or kit, or some other type? More Pics: https://photos.app.goo.gl/5qGME3qfUNCaNeSm7 Edit: I have found this: http://nw.rhocar.org/parts.htm but I think before I start ordering parts, I need to work out if this is a standard RH2B suspension setup...it looks different to many photo's of other 2B's
  6. Hi everyone. So issues are fixed! Here is a run down... So fuel pressure regulator helped a bunch, new leads and spark plugs too. I took it to a local guy who works on old cars (even back to ~1930's stuff). It ended up with: a new battery (just to be safe). Carbs cleaned in a ultrasonic cleaner, reassembled and balanced. New coil Head removed, two exhaust valves were slightly bend (1000th), others weren't seated properly. New head gasket and bolts new cover gasket new timing belt ignition timing done. Now it runs perfe
  7. @kevin the chicken I’m looking for new harnesses, and I take my kids in the car sometimes. Did you ever get a new set of 3 point harnesses? Which did you go for? Thanks Nick
  8. It’s already registered but I’d like it to stay in line with IVA standards. I’ve put some penny washers with lock nuts for now. Penny washers are currently 25mm The floor is 3mm. I’d say I’m on the chunkier side haha I’ll try and find a plate to 100x100x4 that I can use and update. Currently with bolting through the 3mm there is a bit of movement
  9. This was exactly the problem, the pipe fro inlet manifold was perished It’s back to “normal” I.e. needing a tune up, balancing and timing
  10. Update: Fitted the new fuel filter/regulator after some simple tuning (2 x 1 quarter turns to increase pressure) the cutting out when hot stopped, and it started first time. Still a slight misfire, at this time I was putting it down to timing that will be sorted by AB Garage when they look over carbs and ignition etc. This afternoon, I go to get a T piece and pipe from my local industrial gauges shop to hook it into the oil pressure gauge from the pressure sensor, drove there, stopped at my dads to show him how good it was running; even he was surprised. Fitted the T piece and oil ga
  11. Thanks all, I thought it was best to check before I put the seat back.
  12. Hi All In order to get into an access panel (and to expand the access panel) to remove the silencer mounts (one of 2 broke, so replacing both), I noticed that the seats are just bolted directly through the floor. The floor looks like 3mm thick. Is this right, or should there be some reinforcement? The seat belts appear to be bolted through the chassis so I think they are ok. Thanks Nick
  13. Thanks all, I have changed the leads, plugs, fuel filter (I had already bought it!), added filters on the carbs - it is idling better, but still struggling to start when hot. After rooting around the engine bay, the carbs are Keihin VP: https://photos.app.goo.gl/5svSeTysd9So5EDJ9 I have still got to get into the fuel pump and get that part number! @Snapperpaul I have ordered the Malpassi filter, should be here mid-week so will get it fitted by next weekend. @steve in stockport @Longboarder I have booked in with AB Garage for mid-may, I don't feel confident enough to play wi
  14. Update: today I changed the leads and plugs. Still to do: dizzy cap, ignition timing and all other suggestions Pictures of plugs, assuming cylinder 1 is closest to driver. Certainly worth changing but looks like it’s running rich? cylinder 4 https://photos.app.goo.gl/pSYJPuf7AybhYKPt7 cylinder 3 https://photos.app.goo.gl/tc5fcZV7Cku77BZYA Cylinder 2 https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ua1sZYbxfDtwL3qv5 cylinder 1 https://photos.app.goo.gl/8RkRW2d499VDprYSA
  15. Thanks All. It's quite daunting when you get an issue like this and not familiar with the setup so all these pointers are great! I'll check all the items mentioned and provide an update when I've got through them all - it'll be a few days as I'm doing this around work too.
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