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  1. thamesroverp6

    breather pipe

    Thanks Harvey , i will have a closer look.
  2. thamesroverp6

    breather pipe

    hi there , i removed the air filter that is between the air cleaner and the block at the rear of the engine , only to find the right angle pipe fitting into the block is loose. Can someone tell me how it is attached to the block? is it pressed in? can i cement it in place somehow? I have pulled...
  3. thamesroverp6

    door hinges and overiders

    thanks Colin, appreciate your reply.
  4. thamesroverp6

    throttle rod and choke cable

    hello one and all, can i have some help/info please, i have to reassemble the linkages to the SUs after refurbishing the heater assy, and i look at my manual and it shows the choke cable attached to the LH SU side if i have HIF6s (which i have), but the choke cable was attached to the RH SU ,as...
  5. thamesroverp6

    door hinges and overiders

    Hi all, hope all is well. i need some help or answers please. I have made good progress putting the doors back together with one to go (the front passenger) and one sd1 rim to clean up and paint. Then acelerator linkages to reassemble,as had heater out to refurbish,new oil and filter, and oh...
  6. thamesroverp6

    door glass channel

    Thanks guys , i found some at scotts old rubber in Auzzie Thanks John
  7. thamesroverp6

    door glass channel

    Hello all , im looking for the metal channels that the door glass sits in, and the regulator slides in. I require the front left hand (passenger side) and a rear right one please Im in the Waikato New Zealand Thanks Karl
  8. thamesroverp6

    Choke cable route

    Thankyou Harvey, i have changed the cable from a clear outer type, with the hook type of "pull handle" to a longer black outer with the round "pull handle" from another car. i will upload a pic soon with the filter in "situ"
  9. thamesroverp6

    Respray cost

    Well I've done the insides of the doors and top front valance/deck panel and the rear valance in my makeshift body shop, and although maybe not a professionals job but I'm happy and I can get fussy
  10. thamesroverp6

    trailer plug

    hi all, those who have trailer plugs, where have you mounted them? The old, out of date, round one was welded to a chunky plate on the bar , so cut it off . I wish it to look tidy Thanks
  11. thamesroverp6

    camshaft

    hi , can a camshaft be removed and lobes built up to a certain profile and then reinstalled without servicing the bearings? thanks
  12. thamesroverp6

    sd1 heads info please

    thanks guys i am happy to give it a whirl when the time comes, i accumulated the gaskets (even the exhaust manifold gaskets) from work ages ago, whats the best way to remove the bolts to the exhaust manifold bolts from the block? i think i have to attach them to the sd1 heads.
  13. thamesroverp6

    sd1 heads info please

    i have a set of sd1 heads laying around and once i get the p6b up and running, i may look at fitting them to the block later on. can someone please tell me: can i remove existing heads and fit sd1 heads without the need to replace/fit anything else? Apart from tin gaskets, will i need new head...
  14. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    Do you mean the two of the six, or the two at the bottom at either end that screw into plastic clips? yes i saw the lower profile and wonder if id be pushing it trying to grind the new pozis flat?
  15. thamesroverp6

    Making progress

    Front seats in Decided to redo the doors so taking them back to bare metal I resprayed them ages ago with cans of colour matched paint but not happy with the same but different shades , so will get the compressor out and spray the paint I have on order.
  16. thamesroverp6

    My '72 P6 V8 is back in use on UK roads and once again wearing its silver on black 'K' plates!

    hi mrtask, im doing my doors atm, taking them back to bare metal to respray. this i have done to a whole mk2 ford consul years ago. i used to work for "The Toolshed" and aquired the tools and a wire brush on a grinder... no, scratched to buggery. i brought some surface conditioners which were...
  17. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    Oops,they didn't give me shakeproof washers
  18. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    I got the right ones first off and I ask for 3/16 x 1/2 long and got 10/32 unf Well done roverp480 :) they're stainless machine screws with cross heads but the did give shakeproof (starlock) washers That's ok I made a mistake and ordered 1/4 " bolts for the towbar lol
  19. thamesroverp6

    Chrome Button for ET headrests

    dont know if this would work , might be dreaming, but "knead it" might work, you will have to chrome paint it (which looks fake lol)
  20. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    Thanks for the info Gargo very informative , they are 3/16" Roverp480 , i will have to reread your post :) Nah..... im going to drop them off and they can match them and ill collect later
  21. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    thanks Gargo, i do have the screws to measure but dont know what to measure , the width of the thread? the threads in the "captive nut" type of clip are fine, were rusty like the screws but soaked them in some acid and they like new. the screws have got worn crosses so have to replace them. i...
  22. thamesroverp6

    Help please rear valance screws

    Hi all, I have to email my hardware store with my list of hardware and they will leave it outside for me to collect - so I need to know what the pitch of thread is for the six screws that hold the rear valance in place. Does someone know what they are? The manual does not tell me. Pleases and...
  23. thamesroverp6

    Respray cost

    A few years ago now, i took all my panels off my s1 p6b and in my workshop , lined the walls with sheets and sprayed it with the compressor my self , i did a bloody good job of it if i do say so myself and looked a million bucks ( ok maybe half a million bucks) but i sanded them back, not to...
  24. thamesroverp6

    Outdoor storage

    funny you should say that about a buyers guide, someone has done a you tube video and posted it. i watched it last night and there a bloke who has worked on them since he was 15 (now 55) and they went through some areas of where water can get in and what to look for when buying a p6 , hence the...
  25. thamesroverp6

    Carb linkage

    Yeah thought it might have been cheers Harvey
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