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by kev mc
09 Mar 2014, 10:22
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: flywheel bolts
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: flywheel bolts

Cheers guys. Used the info from a Bentley and tightened to 110nm. Reused bolts everything else was new as it's a new vega lump.
by kev mc
07 Mar 2014, 07:54
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: flywheel bolts
Replies: 5
Views: 493

flywheel bolts

morning all, am i right in thinking that the flywheel bolts on a 1.9 DG should be torqued up to 60nm +90deg ?
fanks in advance.
by kev mc
30 Jan 2012, 20:45
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: relay delay
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Re: relay delay

i have an AEF engine which i fitted, i used the og wiring from the 1.6d and all is fine. allbeit i do live in tropical east kent :D
by kev mc
25 Jan 2012, 20:54
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 4 speed to five speed gearbox
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: 4 speed to five speed gearbox

i am running a 1.9 d N/A and fitted a 5 speed box as i had the same thing, getting to 60 quick but when there screaming its breasticles off. i bought an AAP 5 speed box. it has made all the difference, now i can sit happily at 75-80mph and the engine is sweet. only noticeable thing is it takes a bit...
by kev mc
11 Dec 2011, 09:48
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Inspecting engine repairs
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: Inspecting engine repairs

to be honest with you most garages wont let you take the vehicle away without getting paid. if they have done engine work then they should guarantee the work they have done, and supply the manufacturer of the parts guarantee, but this will be with limitations unless a complete engine rebuild has bee...
by kev mc
28 Nov 2011, 17:56
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Electric Spray Guns
Replies: 9
Views: 1245

Re: Electric Spray Guns

not sure which ones your on about but most of the electric ones ive seen are good for spraying fences and sheds and thats about it, inconsistant pressure, spitting and uncontrolable paint feed are a few things that spring to mind. i know some folk have had god results with certain things, like there...
by kev mc
27 Nov 2011, 19:03
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Knocking noise from front left wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re: Knocking noise from front left wheel

check the wheel is not buckled and hitting the upper wish bone
by kev mc
20 Nov 2011, 08:46
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: help with noise please
Replies: 22
Views: 1787

Re: help with noise please

drain the oil and remove the filter see if there is any swarf, normally when a big end goes the bearing turnes into wafer thin flakes that make it out of the con rod if caught early then shell replacement is all thats needed, if left too long then a crank grind will be needed. difficult to diagnose ...
by kev mc
19 Nov 2011, 22:52
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 5 sp gearbox oil level-qty
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: 5 sp gearbox oil level-qty

Just filled my 5sp box with diesel bell housing on from completely empty. I filled it till it dribbled out then left it for 20 mins to allow the oil to seep through the bearings into the diff then got another half a litre in. In total 4.5 liters filled it up.
by kev mc
14 Nov 2011, 22:13
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diesel Engine Calamity !!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: Diesel Engine Calamity !!!

deffo gearbox out.
by kev mc
10 Nov 2011, 13:40
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox id
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Gearbox id

cool found it, it is an AAP. :D
thanks all
by kev mc
09 Nov 2011, 15:59
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox id
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Gearbox id

Great. Thanks for that I'll have a look tomorrow.
by kev mc
09 Nov 2011, 14:56
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox id
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Gearbox id

chees guys, i found this but im guessing its not this, i was looking for the letters AAP.
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by kev mc
09 Nov 2011, 13:39
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox id
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Gearbox id

Hi. Just bought a gearbox it supposed to be an AAP but I can't find any codes. Does anyone know what and where if any I should be looking for.
Cheers
Kev.
by kev mc
09 Nov 2011, 12:28
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Re-spray pics
Replies: 30
Views: 4660

Re: Re-spray pics

very 8) 8) 8)