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The old girl has let me know I've been ignoring her.

Cranking but not starting. Invest tomorrow.

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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:23
Plugs not looking their best

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Well all I can say is I'm a bad man. And time is moving very quickly.

Pure negligence appears to be the cause as the Iridiums were fitted 5 years ago to the day almost. Must be a spring thing.

I have replaced the Iridiums with standard ones and she is behaving. New air filter also.

Oil and filter next.

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Yes - time for some new plugs!! Two years ago :lol:

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Pete Boole wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 15:32
Yes - time for some new plugs!! Two years ago :lol:

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But it only seems like last year!

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New cam belt and pullies today. Pullies had signs of wear but overall not as as bad as first thought. Left the aircon belt off as not working at the moment, for a little more juice. MOT as well @101400 miles. Approx 118000 due to speedo replacement in the past

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Did you get to the bottom of the pulley markings Stu? Watching with interest!

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Hi Pete. Yes and No (twice today) :) .

Think about the pullies not having any markings.

So we had a set system running nice.

Prior to removal we marked the positions. Noting the woodruf keys as prime indication of the cam position.

Irrespective of the cam markings, if they were fitted with the woodruf key in the identical position everything would be ok.

And it was so.

we ignored the markings and built as per our markings and it fired straight off first time.

As the pullies came from 2 suppliers, we elected to use the 2 'matched' wheels for the inlet and exhaust cams with the odd one being used on the auxillary.

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PS the woodruf key on the CAM shaft is a bastard

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Hawaiis0 wrote:
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PS the woodruf key on the CAM shaft is a bastard
:?: Kept sliding out?

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Pete Boole wrote:
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
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PS the woodruf key on the CAM shaft is a bastard
:?: Kept sliding out?

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yep.

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twitter has been bombarded this week

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FAB!

I'm not in the Twiter Space but I do watch a lot of Harry's garrage on YouPube.

Maybe he'll buy an Excel to keep his Esprit Turbo company? :D

Tell us a bit more 'cos i cant see the twitter stuff... Did Harry make any more comments?
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Lotus-e-Clan wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 23:39
FAB!
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Tell us a bit more 'cos i cant see the twitter stuff... Did Harry make any more comments?
I too, did not do Twitter. I'll let you know :wink:

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I dont do 'twatter' but I will be looking at youpube.
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