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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Jun 25, 2013 9:44 pm

I'll do it next time - it's only little nuts and bolts compared to the work toys. I just needed it in and set up for EBI, but had to be in work for 6 day shifts.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jul 04, 2013 6:25 pm

Ciggy lighter looks great!!! But seeing as you don't smoke perhaps you should have fitted some tinware lololol
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jul 04, 2013 9:20 pm

clockwork wrote:
Ciggy lighter looks great!!! But seeing as you don't smoke perhaps you should have fitted some tinware lololol

PMSL

lol! 

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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 05, 2013 6:08 am

Prick - I'm not entirely sure the tinwear is totally to blame, the timing was a bit out. Ill put it on after the mid monther using the ramps at my gf's.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 05, 2013 6:42 am

Haven't you forgotten to add that the timing was out after you'd been titting about with it?

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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 05, 2013 9:00 am

Meh! I set it to the wrong spec.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 05, 2013 3:09 pm

You've got a 009 fitted as well I think?

If this is the case and my memory serves me correctly this also changed where it needs to be set...
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 05, 2013 7:32 pm

Ah crap. Idk! Spence had it set smooth but still running warm.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jul 11, 2013 10:32 pm

I can't have a 009 - its still got a vac hose?

pics of what I've found in the shed, and what is fitted presently - feel free to point out anything I've missed!

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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 4:27 pm

I've been quiet lately, however with a mate from work I pulled the engine last week. It seems like I have the right tinwear, nut that the heat exchangers and thermostat boxes that sit on top of the exhaust collector have seen better days.

Whilst taking it all apart I've found a few rubbish pipes, a couple of splits and a few exhaust blows. Importantly, the heads and barrels all look pretty good. I guess low compression must have been caused by worn rings, so the to do list now includes rings, and pushrod tubes, new seals all round, a new clutch end oil seal, and some new heat exchangers... whilst I'm there it seems rude not to pop on a T3D exhaust for a little rumble Smile

Once the engine is back up I'll look at the oil relief valve, and a csp sump plate with a temp sender...

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happy with those...

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definitely seen better days!

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Pile of tinware for cleaning up and painting at work.

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heads to decoke at work and either build up the plug holes with weld and recut or helicoil for now...
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 4:28 pm

The only niggle at the back of my mind is that I was told that this was a 16000 mile old engine when I bought it...
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 7:29 pm

Have you checked with Danny Lord about stuff too?

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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 8:43 pm

don't bother with and oil temp gauge ......the oil heats up too slow ......ebay have got digital cylinder head temp gauges for about £40 .....they bolt under the spark plug on no3 .....way more accurate .....by the time your oil is too hot .......you've cooked the heads


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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 8:51 pm

Are cyl head temp gauges as simple to fit as sandwiching between the plug and the head?

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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyTue Oct 01, 2013 10:41 pm

Cheers for the advice Nomates - I'll have a look later.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyWed Oct 02, 2013 6:19 am

And bin those empi rocker covers as well, they're gash.
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PostSubject: Re: Flump - the '72 late fasty   Flump - the '72 late fasty - Page 2 EmptyWed Oct 02, 2013 11:16 am

Already gone! Stock tin covers and bail clips courtesy of gsf Smile
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