1986 Singlecab I

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An interesting point.

Another point to note is that there are pumps that will give better flow rates than others like the 32mm, instead of this 24mm, but higher pressure? Absolutely not. Oil pumps don’t make oil pressure.


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DoubleOSeven wrote:An interesting point.

Another point to note is that there are pumps that will give better flow rates than others like the 32mm, instead of this 24mm, but higher pressure? Absolutely not. Oil pumps don’t make oil pressure.


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very true, it's how 'leaky' it all is that dictates pressure with a given flow rate, lots of end float makes it 'leaky' at the pump
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Amazon just delivered (7.30pm?!) a valve spring compressor, so I can crack on with the valve lapping now...not that I’ve ever done it before, just winging it as usual and following some advice from Mr Itchy.

This ones going back, the part that surprises the spring doesn’t clear the lip of the head.
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[quote="DoubleOSeven"] just winging it as usual [quote]

yeh we all are doing that :ok
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Wire wheeled and primered this donated engine mounting bar. It came from a fire damaged bus I believe; so it’s a good save and will keep another T3 in the road.
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Wire wheeled and primered this donated engine mounting bar. It came from a fire damaged bus I believe; so it’s a good save and will keep another T3 in the road.

Fire in a garage where it was stored.

I pulled the bungs out, drained the water out then poured old engine oil through it, more rust inside than outside, then seal the bungs in with silicone to stop more water getting in.
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popped up on FB :lol:

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My eyes!


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Turned out alright.
Next, checking part numbers next for ALD gearbox mounts (have an idea) and bell housing gasket (need help).
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Parts Required (there are many!)
Alternator bracket 025903141C
45 Amp alternator arm 025903253
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My skeleton key has had a hard life but it can open any lock ;)
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Thrust bearing-Nice surprise, thank you!
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What the blithering heck?????
Why would anyone do this? :shock:
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Lapped the valves. I can now see that the cracks between inlet and outlet ports on the heads don’t penetrate the seats, so ok to go back on.
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