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by tonyinbeds
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: 416 Amongst 3 cars for 'banger racing'
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Re: 416 Amongst 3 cars for 'banger racing'

Can I expect to see you and it at Brafield any time soon? :D
http://www.spedeworth.co.uk/venue.php?name=Northampton

[A large warehouse for keeping these as donors would be nice though]
by tonyinbeds
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to rover
Replies: 15
Views: 1181

Re: New to rover

Welcome :) The clock can be repaired link below https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FREELANDER-ROVER-CLOCK-DISPLAY-LCD-PIXEL-REPAIR-8-PIN-4-PIN-TRAFFIC-MASTER/262806736824?hash=item3d30808fb8:g:m-oAAOSwVvlantLN I live just outside garstang and there a good meet for all classic and vintage cars at farm yard ...
by tonyinbeds
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Laser Camshaft Locking Tool - Rover K16
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Laser Camshaft Locking Tool - Rover K16

This camshaft locking device simply slides between the 2 camshaft pulleys on 16 valve twin cam engines.

Any use to anyone?

£3.39
60% off

https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/laser-ca ... 16-LAS2626
by tonyinbeds
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Which is the best Engine Oil?
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Re: Which is the best Engine Oil?

Mucho gracias. :)
by tonyinbeds
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Which is the best Engine Oil?
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Which is the best Engine Oil?

Hi,
Does anyone have any favourite oil they use? Given the increasing multitude of synthetics I am starting to fear putting in something totally unsuitable. It seems harder and harder to find 'bog standard' oil.
:)
by tonyinbeds
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

Cheers, went for a £8.99 one off ebay in the end.
by tonyinbeds
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

Got there, it needs a new battery.
Cheers eveyone for help. :clapping
by tonyinbeds
Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

found this one too... https://youtu.be/9LphUnzoIGs?t=347
Seems like a good way to prevent wasted effort.

Does anyone recommend a good make of Multi Meter please?
by tonyinbeds
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

No I need to get a mm. I charged the battery all day yesterday up to 14V and still clicking so excludes battery. Just researching a bit more and found this... https://youtu.be/xgoqd9myj38 so not too difficult. Also this https://youtu.be/tx4H5ttxbJ0 - I will go and check this first before taking SM o...
by tonyinbeds
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

Thanks, I'll charge the battery anyway but I put my hand on the starter while someone else turned it over and could feel the vibration. I was misled earlier as doing it by myself and saw the dizzy move. Noise is not in the car. :)
by tonyinbeds
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

Thanks, just been and given it an inspection and the starter looks liek the source of the noise and not dizzy.
by tonyinbeds
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Machine gun type clicking from Dizzy

A new one for me... When I crank it over to start it makes a machine gun repetitive clicking noise. Initial thoughts were fuel pump leak and refilling as it eventually started after 4 goes. Just cranked it over and filmed it and clearly coming from the Dizzy. Any ideas or links to previous threads o...
by tonyinbeds
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Possible fuel problem.
Replies: 15
Views: 1399

Re: Possible fuel problem.

IT LIVES !!! ... :clapping Seems a combination of horizontal rain, battery on low end as only do short journeys and spark plug gaps too wide may have been the issue. Cleaned up the earth's and feathered the throttle like mad and eventually fired. :D Thanks for the comments as always helps to keep mo...
by tonyinbeds
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Possible fuel problem.
Replies: 15
Views: 1399

Re: Possible fuel problem.

Ok, just tried it with fully charged battery, and plugs cleaned and gap set (1.1mm) I found on here. So put Plug 1 on the front panel next to an earth bolt and fired it over, on my own but it was dark so I could see a spark, not brilliant but given the connection to the earth is probably not neverth...