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by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Laid up 214i, now not starting
Replies: 9
Views: 36

Re: Laid up 214i, now not starting

You able to do a YouTube video of it trying to start?
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Laid up 214i, now not starting
Replies: 9
Views: 36

Re: Laid up 214i, now not starting

Could just be rubbish or no fuel
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Laid up 214i, now not starting
Replies: 9
Views: 36

Re: Laid up 214i, now not starting

Torch down the spark plug hole and look for wet or smell of fuel.

If you are not getting any detonation when it’s trying to fire have you check your timing marks to make sure everything lines up.

Obviously we are only getting half the story, was it running and just stopped, never ran ect...
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Laid up 214i, now not starting
Replies: 9
Views: 36

Re: Laid up 214i, now not starting

What’s its service history like?
As above if not replaced recently cap and arm is a good cheap starting block
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: New R8 3 door and Cabriolet prints available
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: New R8 3 door and Cabriolet prints available

Guaranteed Howard will want one of those :laughing2
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Laid up 214i, now not starting
Replies: 9
Views: 36

Re: Laid up 214i, now not starting

Is it the carb model out of a metro or the normal k-series?
by 1234dist
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Re: New roof
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: New roof

Very very very hard if you haven’t done it before
by 1234dist
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Starting issue after forged Rebuild
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Starting issue after forged Rebuild

Lambda prime candidate followed by cts
by 1234dist
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Gear sloppyness
Replies: 8
Views: 226

Re: Gear sloppyness

yep, very easy, actually love doing them, such an improvement :clapping

I even bought the special tool to do it quickly :cool
by 1234dist
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Retro cars nov/dec 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Retro cars nov/dec 2019

2 full articles (multipage) and drubs and drabs throughout.
Worth a glance.
by 1234dist
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 109
Views: 6320

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Not the first 63 I’ve worked on, and tbh there are more parts suppliers than there are for r8’s!!
by 1234dist
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Cabriolet
Topic: My Cab - what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: My Cab - what is it?

96 1.6 would be k-series
by 1234dist
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Cabriolet
Topic: My Cab - what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: My Cab - what is it?

in short its worth about 50% of what you think its worth (being honest)
Don't know why but cabby's never really pulled strong money.
by 1234dist
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 109
Views: 6320

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Never one to shy away from a big build, we were recently contacted via our google maps advert by a guy in Tameside who had a megaproject he has been trying to sort for 2 decades. A 1963 Rover p4 110 is coming in for a full body and engine restoration :slapme Hoping to get it back to usable classic s...
by 1234dist
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: Is there a Rover P4 owners club?
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Is there a Rover P4 owners club?

sweet guys, thanks

Check out the RR thread to see why.
https://www.rover200.org.uk/forums/view ... &start=105