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by andrew_green
Tue Sep 01, 2020 21:39
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Last NOS parts for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Last NOS parts for sale

Hi Nigel, just sent an email about the seat diaphragms. I realise it is a while and that they may no longer be available. Worth a try though. My driver's seat had just collapsed!
Regards

Andrew
by andrew_green
Sat May 05, 2018 19:54
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

OK. So managed to finally move the filler hose. Turns out that there is not enough play in my fuel line to move the tank back sufficiently. Very annoying... lots of grazed hands and blisters later the car is back as it was. Another day where I feel that I know the car a bit better, but Im no closer ...
by andrew_green
Sat May 05, 2018 16:08
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Thanks again. I have finally got round to having a look at this. I am having some trouble removing the fuel filler hose and as a result cant quite move the tank back far enough to get the sender out (its frustratingly close, but the metal box with all of the gubbins in it snags in the hole. Is there...
by andrew_green
Tue Apr 24, 2018 21:44
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

On second look actually its obviously a different bolt to the one that I first noticed... still just as rusty
by andrew_green
Tue Apr 24, 2018 21:04
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Thanks Jeff. Just checked on mine and there is a bolt (very rusty) in the wheel arch attached to a metal corner brace. I couldnt see sign that it has been rotating, but it certainly makes sense given how rusty it is. I think that I will spend a week spraying it with WD40 before I try again... and re...
by andrew_green
Tue Apr 24, 2018 20:03
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Hi Bill, I had a quick exploratory look at this tonight and it does seem doable as you suggest. I think that I may have an issue though. Are the securing bolts in captive nuts? I tried cracking them with my socket set and after an initial tightness they turned (rather too easily), but there was no s...
by andrew_green
Sun Apr 22, 2018 22:46
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Bill, thanks very much for this. I'll give it a go. Andrew
by andrew_green
Sun Apr 22, 2018 22:45
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Bill, thanks very much for this. I'll give it a go. Andrew
by andrew_green
Sat Apr 21, 2018 18:14
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Quick question - slightly off topic, but I thought that I would ask here rather than start a new thread. Is it possible to change the sender unit (original to original) without having to remove the fuel tank? I found a blog online that suggested that it was possible to just loosen the two retaining ...
by andrew_green
Thu Feb 08, 2018 22:48
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cooling Fan - Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: Cooling Fan - Help Needed

Quick update: I got autoelectrician to remove redundant wiring from old alarms/immobilisers. Amazing quite how much of a birds nest came out. The fans now come on at an indicated 95-97C. This is a bit higher than I recall it being in the past, but OK and at least no in the red. I had convinced mysel...
by andrew_green
Thu Feb 08, 2018 22:40
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Fuel sender.
Replies: 39
Views: 1323

Re: Fuel sender.

Hi Bill,

Id also be interested in seeing how you get on with this. My sender unit has gone and I need to replace. If I can get one done to the same calibration as yours and it is a direct fit, that may be the best way to go

Cheers

Andrew
by andrew_green
Sun Jan 28, 2018 18:34
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cooling Fan - Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: Cooling Fan - Help Needed

Hi Jim,

I have decided that this needs doing anyway ... though I might actually get someone else to do it for me and see if they can resolve the other issue at the same time. If anyone on here knows of a good autoelectrician in North London, I appreciate contacts.

Cheers

Andrew
by andrew_green
Sun Jan 28, 2018 14:44
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cooling Fan - Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: Cooling Fan - Help Needed

Still not resolved, Im afraid. I tested the otter switches (new and old) and they are fine. I really think that it must be the gauges reading high. The fuel is stuck on full, the voltage is reading higher than it used to and the temp is high. Reading elsewhere it seems that this may be an earth issu...
by andrew_green
Fri Dec 22, 2017 18:05
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cooling Fan - Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: Cooling Fan - Help Needed

thanks for the replies. I have just been out fiddling behind the dash - before reading the posts above unfortunately. I can concur that there is no voltage regulator! I had held some hopes as there is the odd 86-like bit on my car and I hoped that this might have been one of those tail-overs. The te...
by andrew_green
Mon Dec 18, 2017 20:15
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cooling Fan - Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: Cooling Fan - Help Needed

OK, after having a fiddle today, Im fairly sure that it isnt the cooling system. Looking at some previous threads, I think that it could be the dash voltage regulator (the car is supposed to be an 87 but bits of the electrics seem to be more like 86). Going to order one from ebay... Previous threads...