Member Page: Kenn B
Member ID: NnekStatus: Free Member
Wayne, PA, USA
Member Since: 2013-06-20
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Posted on: Sunday September 22, 2013
I'd only had this car a short time when it became apparent that there was either a badly tapping valve, or an exhaust leak at the manifold. It also had a little pressure building in the radiator so there was a possibility that there was a head gasket leak as well.... SO I took the steps in order to first set the valves and torque the head. The PO had used the wrong type of gasket sealer on the valve cover so as I removed the cover lots of crumbles entered the push rod holes 8-( so I had to open...
Posted on: Monday August 19, 2013
This is not my first foray into english car mechaniacs. I cut my teeth on a pair of Jags when I was only 15 , back when non running classics were available for real cheap money ($150 for the pair). My 20's were spent on what seemeed a reasonable daily driver in a race prepped 1275 Cooper S MINI with low ratio final drive,straight exhaust,ported and polished head, bored out .40 over with a pair of 1.75" SU's with velocity stacks... a car I still own in spite of it'self. Now 40 yrs later I fin...
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