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by 961tat
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: The 'K series' engine says it all about Rover
Replies: 21
Views: 2397

Re: The 'K series' engine says it all about Rover

now that funny but true :laughing2 but none of this explains why my lad add a 25 1400 for 4 years while at university ( they don't teach common sense ) , told me he add it service and 3 year later it was leaking oil on the drive :cursing and the reason was oil filter was rusting a way :headbanging a...
by 961tat
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: The 'K series' engine says it all about Rover
Replies: 21
Views: 2397

Re: The 'K series' engine says it all about Rover

Here is a link with good information and piece on the quality when bmw were at the helm . :D :D :D
Bedtime reading for her indoors :laughing :laughing :laughing :laughing

http://www.sandsmuseum.com/cars/elise/t ... kingk.html
by 961tat
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: It LIVES!! was: 'Ultimate' gasket and bolts
Replies: 26
Views: 2143

Re: 'Ultimate' gasket and bolts

magnet on a stick is just the thing you need :D
by 961tat
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: It LIVES!! was: 'Ultimate' gasket and bolts
Replies: 26
Views: 2143

Re: 'Ultimate' gasket and bolts

i have done MLS gasket on wet liner/closed deck one 1400 cc last year using eBay item number:200533973765 with no problems 5000 miles on :clapping :clapping :clapping the main issue is that all the liners are level (check with a good straight edge not ruler ) if not then your wasting your time :head...
by 961tat
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: cabby shocks and springs
Replies: 8
Views: 1722

Re: cabby shocks and springs

point taken , they should up date there imformation . :D
wha are you using on you cabby if you dont mind me asking ?
by 961tat
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: cabby shocks and springs
Replies: 8
Views: 1722

cabby shocks and springs

Hi folks as anyone used f/k shocks as below from discount MG rover spares on offer at the moment , thinking of replacing all mind with new springs on 1994 214 cabby and they dont lower the car like a boy racer . :clapping Rover 200 / 400 (R8) 89-97 inc Coupe Sports Suspension Dampers / Shock Absorbe...
by 961tat
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Screeching belt on 214i
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Changing timing belt

belts power steering and alternator ( check if they are cracking up etc ) timing belt , water pump and tensioner and you'll better better off with a cam locking tool ( draper on ebay ) straightforward job really.

:) :) :D
by 961tat
Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: VVC Inlet Manifold
Replies: 13
Views: 1175

Re: VVC Inlet Manifold

well if your looking at another engine i bought a 1998 cab a few weeks ago body is rough , but i got because it had a 8 month old hood on it , so i could replace mind and have some spares . its a 1.6 and done 42000 from new i dove it back from scotland and been using for the last 4 weeks daily ,it i...
by 961tat
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Strengthened oil rail, now sump won't fit
Replies: 8
Views: 828

Re: Strengthened oil rail, now sump won't fit

Hi bill Building a 2000 1.8 at the moment and they are 8mm dia ,lengths of bolts are , 12 off 25 mm long under bolt head . 2 off 60mm long under bolt head . you could drill m6 hole out to 6.8 mm and retap with 8mm x 1.25 pitch tap , aslong as there is enough wall thickness on cast . all the best 961...
by 961tat
Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

Re: 1.4 to 1.8 engine

now that funny :clapping :clapping :clapping
by 961tat
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

Re: 1.4 to 1.8 engine

you could swap the wiring and ecu because basically you changing everything from to donor car , alot of work i know or you could put your old dizzy on and run the old system being all the head are the same :D :D :D
by 961tat
Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

Re: 1.4 to 1.8 engine

thinking that you buy the later rover 25 car complete and transfer the wiring and ecu with gearbox etc , what does anyone think of that ?
by 961tat
Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

Re: 1.4 to 1.8 engine

pictures look good , as anyone got a 1800 block for sale ?
by 961tat
Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

Re: 1.4 to 1.8 engine

thank you for that , the difference from the two pictures is the cam cover that as a rounded edge looking at the front , looking at a 53 plate zs car to used to up grade of would I be better with a mgf engine and box . do you know what year the mems were used until or is there a no there way of iden...
by 961tat
Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 1.4 to 1.8 engine
Replies: 23
Views: 2831

1.4 to 1.8 engine

does anyone know if a 1.8 zs engine with the later ford box with fit in a 1994 cabriolet . head gasket gone on mind and as it the early engine I think I'm going to up grade . !!!