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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Front disc size on V8?.
    well done Harvey :)
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Disconnect the Clock.
    the clock is wound electrically but operates mechanically. amount of power it consumes is very small and would take quite some time to...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Seat belts problem.
    mine don't stop when quickly tugged either. both retract though so pass MOT test! currently looking to replace mine and install rear...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread winguard door mirror,.
    seems unlikely but not impossible. more likely is getting an much older scruffy one and using parts from that! good luck.
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Driving with an automatic.
    used my 3500 auto in 1 and 2 on rare occasions .eg hill climbing with slow twisty road and going downhill in 2 with odd dab of brakes...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread XYU 201N - 1974 3500 Auto.
    nice tidy car with decent engine bay too. though I can never understand why when they respray engine bay its always the gloss black...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Exhaust manifold.
    easy enough to check for warped face though correcting will likely need light machining ( ouch) . gaskets ought to seal correctly and...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Breakdown cover.
    funnily enough I was with Footman James for years which included breakdown cover. as every year prices went up I finally asked if they...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Possible stale fuel.
    stale fuel can give limp running due to poor burning but mixing with fresh ought to sort that. starting with stale fuel is difficult...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Breakdown cover.
    got cover with my classic. insurer but found out it is restricted to distance etc. my bike cover also with insurer for recovery. had...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread FUEL PUMP.
    my rover v8 has electric pump fitted. tank cleaned and lined fully. all fuel lines blown with compressed air ( clear) float levels...
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    classicalgreen liked jp928's post in the thread FUEL PUMP.
    Pressure from the mechanical pump is set by the size of the diaphragm, and the spring behind it. If the carbs wont accept a pump-full...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Rover P6.
    never driven a 2000 but having read many reports from owners etc it would seem the 200o ( especially auto) is a bit slow and...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Uprated alternator.
    if it's a straight swap eg bolts /connections then fitting higher rated alternator isn't an issue as it will only output power as...
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    classicalgreen replied to the thread Car horn.
    JP is correct . horns are one each side reached form underneath .better if u can raise front a bit such as car ramps but these can get...
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