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  1. Haha
    GT6M got a reaction from Nigel Clark in garage 52   
    If ye all want a good belly up laff
    then watch thee,s Ladds,
    they love destroying LADA,S
    link to others ont side bar on YT
     
  2. Haha
    GT6M got a reaction from poppyman in garage 52   
    If ye all want a good belly up laff
    then watch thee,s Ladds,
    they love destroying LADA,S
    link to others ont side bar on YT
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from Qu1ckn1ck in Robin   
    An olde pic, this was Gull , was fun nearly deed after drop,n of a roof
    thought it never  see the night oot
    it did, and was with Me most of the summer
    followed me aboot when went walk,n
    when most of the younglings flew, it started to go with them down t,sea, 100 yards away
     
    It came back a few times, but they got less frequent, till never seen it again
     










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    GT6M got a reaction from poppyman in Best for diff rebuild/exchange?   
    be ware of re building, or getting  olde diffs re built
    can have the best possible contact patterns, drive an coast,
    an it,ll whine or howl
    can ev a contact pattern miles off on drive, but ok on coast an its fine
    coast generally dont get much stik, only in over run or reverse
     
    generally if the bearing pree loads, sides an  pin ones, are slack then it,ll whine wid load,or on overun,or both
    as load will shift the contact areas, moer so if diff worn.
    a 1 thou shim on a criticly worn cw will move pattern alot in some instances
     
    Butt, if it whines on drive an goes quiet under load, then it needs either pin ajusted, or cw adjusted, or both.
    as movement has shifted contact to a quieter spot.
     
    Non of which can really be determined with any certainty untill its in car.
    even when try,n t,run a diff under load on yer bench, ye just cannae get the loadings that happen on the road.
    patterns are a guide only on olde units { some new,ns too ive found }, real life shows ye this.
     
    So just cos its noisey, dont mean folk aint tried their best
    Ive spent 30+ odd hours on some, a thou here, or there, , diff hights, diff side gaps all to ne good at all
    and cw/p look ok, but they worn oot, so best for banger race,n or a weigh in.
     
    some diffs, are v v quiet wid a 20+ play in mesh { OE 3-4 thou } but they clonk on tek up an over run
     
    Ive had brand new CW/Ps sent t,me t,re build, and just cannot get a same pattern on all teeth
    some are near bottom, some are near middle,some are near top, same too for the coast
    an CW runs true, so ne run oot,  what ye doo wid them , send em back,
    get another, its same, spend another full week at it, still noisey,
    show folk the contact patterns, all owa the spot
    { t,get a different  in pin height, then its a full diff strip doon, t,get a side thrust, a little easier, just tek the CW oot, but then ye gotta split the bearings, on a tr type, its a pain }
     
    also, what looks good wid  nee load, is not same as with load
    an cant say for certain that a 2 shim will be ok to put it where it should be as on the other ye just did, cos in reality it wont show same contack patch
    due to wear on both cw/p that really cant be seen wid yer eyes.
     
    some can be done in 1/2 hour, and they look fooked
    some look good and are impossible t,get right
     
    so dont always blame the bloke trying his best if he,s spent a full week onit, for little money
    as would any body on here work 30+hours , stink,n of oil, dutty finger nails  an hands for a week on a diff for 40-80£ wage,
     
    I spend it, as its a hobby
     
     
    M
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from Nigel Clark in Best for diff rebuild/exchange?   
    be ware of re building, or getting  olde diffs re built
    can have the best possible contact patterns, drive an coast,
    an it,ll whine or howl
    can ev a contact pattern miles off on drive, but ok on coast an its fine
    coast generally dont get much stik, only in over run or reverse
     
    generally if the bearing pree loads, sides an  pin ones, are slack then it,ll whine wid load,or on overun,or both
    as load will shift the contact areas, moer so if diff worn.
    a 1 thou shim on a criticly worn cw will move pattern alot in some instances
     
    Butt, if it whines on drive an goes quiet under load, then it needs either pin ajusted, or cw adjusted, or both.
    as movement has shifted contact to a quieter spot.
     
    Non of which can really be determined with any certainty untill its in car.
    even when try,n t,run a diff under load on yer bench, ye just cannae get the loadings that happen on the road.
    patterns are a guide only on olde units { some new,ns too ive found }, real life shows ye this.
     
    So just cos its noisey, dont mean folk aint tried their best
    Ive spent 30+ odd hours on some, a thou here, or there, , diff hights, diff side gaps all to ne good at all
    and cw/p look ok, but they worn oot, so best for banger race,n or a weigh in.
     
    some diffs, are v v quiet wid a 20+ play in mesh { OE 3-4 thou } but they clonk on tek up an over run
     
    Ive had brand new CW/Ps sent t,me t,re build, and just cannot get a same pattern on all teeth
    some are near bottom, some are near middle,some are near top, same too for the coast
    an CW runs true, so ne run oot,  what ye doo wid them , send em back,
    get another, its same, spend another full week at it, still noisey,
    show folk the contact patterns, all owa the spot
    { t,get a different  in pin height, then its a full diff strip doon, t,get a side thrust, a little easier, just tek the CW oot, but then ye gotta split the bearings, on a tr type, its a pain }
     
    also, what looks good wid  nee load, is not same as with load
    an cant say for certain that a 2 shim will be ok to put it where it should be as on the other ye just did, cos in reality it wont show same contack patch
    due to wear on both cw/p that really cant be seen wid yer eyes.
     
    some can be done in 1/2 hour, and they look fooked
    some look good and are impossible t,get right
     
    so dont always blame the bloke trying his best if he,s spent a full week onit, for little money
    as would any body on here work 30+hours , stink,n of oil, dutty finger nails  an hands for a week on a diff for 40-80£ wage,
     
    I spend it, as its a hobby
     
     
    M
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from poppyman in Robin   
    An olde pic, this was Gull , was fun nearly deed after drop,n of a roof
    thought it never  see the night oot
    it did, and was with Me most of the summer
    followed me aboot when went walk,n
    when most of the younglings flew, it started to go with them down t,sea, 100 yards away
     
    It came back a few times, but they got less frequent, till never seen it again
     










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    GT6M got a reaction from Peter Truman in Gt6 Mk1 repeatedly blowing fuse - it's back   
    70,s blurb for  In car entertainment
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    GT6M got a reaction from Gary Flinn in Rotoflex Reassembly   
    another helper is a tapered chisel, a long,n
    this goes thru the VLs holes an can be at quite an angle whenst first put  in
    but cos its tapered, it can be pulled aboot, so holes int VL line up wid spring
     
    another tweek I use is t,put a point ont bolt going in
    this way it,ll feed in easier if slightly off
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    GT6M got a reaction from blubayou in Correct tyre pressures   
    Slightly off topic, but still t,dee wid tyre pressures
     
    Any one got a PCL type pro tyre inflator,
    an it aint reading correctly, as mine started t,de
     
    solutionee, adjust it,
    PCL say there ne adjustments, nor doo they support bits for 1,2,3 types
     
    tek the end off, rubber end comes off after 2 wee screws undun either side, pull off
    unscrew the 2 screws either side  an just above of the air inlet
    this will let the innards drop oot, catch it in yer hand,or onto a rag
     
    look at it, an ye will see a threaded bit, wid 2 lock nuts
     
    If its read,n too low, then turn the end bit into the nuts, IE mek,n the end bit shorter.
    high, its other way
     
    mine was 6 psi , so this took nearly a full turn on adjuster
    tested agenst 2 well known gauges,
    one digi, other mechanical
    noo all three say same,
     
    meb,e of some use t,some.
    M
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    GT6M got a reaction from Waynebaby in Robin   
    An olde pic, this was Gull , was fun nearly deed after drop,n of a roof
    thought it never  see the night oot
    it did, and was with Me most of the summer
    followed me aboot when went walk,n
    when most of the younglings flew, it started to go with them down t,sea, 100 yards away
     
    It came back a few times, but they got less frequent, till never seen it again
     










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    GT6M got a reaction from Dick Twitchen in Robin   
    An olde pic, this was Gull , was fun nearly deed after drop,n of a roof
    thought it never  see the night oot
    it did, and was with Me most of the summer
    followed me aboot when went walk,n
    when most of the younglings flew, it started to go with them down t,sea, 100 yards away
     
    It came back a few times, but they got less frequent, till never seen it again
     










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    GT6M got a reaction from Adrian Cooper in Robin   
    An olde pic, this was Gull , was fun nearly deed after drop,n of a roof
    thought it never  see the night oot
    it did, and was with Me most of the summer
    followed me aboot when went walk,n
    when most of the younglings flew, it started to go with them down t,sea, 100 yards away
     
    It came back a few times, but they got less frequent, till never seen it again
     










  13. Thanks
    GT6M got a reaction from SpitFire6 in No Oil Pressure Vitesse mk2   
    Ian, think its a 3/8th allen, an its generally tight
    there enough room in thea t,run a switch
    infact I  once ed a oil temp sender in thea,
    the bigg bulb type
     
    Tek the oil pressure switch oot, or the allen bolt
    an put some oil doon thea, then crank
    oil wont fly oot, it,ll dribble oot at crank speeds
    If oils come,n oot , then yer pumps ok
     
    another tip,  always fill filter up wid oil,
    on some wid double drain valves, it can tek some time,
    but can be sped up by hold,n the flap / flaps open
    then screw on fast, ye wont loss much oil really
     
    M
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    GT6M got a reaction from Kiajon in GT6 Diff oil   
    whenst ye got it oot, 
    get it int vice, and wid a file, clean up the damaged flats, make em nice an square
     
    then, get a large nut, 12 mm and a square file, and hold nut int vice
    and file a square into inside, just a wee bit less than the plug
    then, apply thread lok, put plug an nut int vice an tighten up, till nut is all the way onto plug
     
    make life so much easier.
     
    OR, for best results, ditch the plug, an fit a gearbox drain plug
    muchess bettuss in every way, inc a magnet.
     
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from Colin Lindsay in MODDED HEED   
    Had this image for yonks, cant even recaal where I got it frae
    there nee water jackets aboot the outer ex ports
    so  can have been done t,get a roondy pipe into a roond hole,!!

    the square shaped holes, { common in other engines too } are for space saving reasons  only,so LJK said
     
    And, a modded heed for injection that prob never seen the light of day in a prd model
     
     
     
    thowts,


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    GT6M got a reaction from dave.vitesse in Cylinder Head Gasket Oil Leaks   
    That redundant fuel pump hole int side oft block,
    its not O shaped , but moer an elongated hole
     
    15 mm will suffice, but 22mm will be even better
    but only prob, 22 is bigger thant hole int block across
    but not in height.
     
    solutionee is t,shape the 22 mm end into shape oft hole
    then solder that to a plate, then add a pipe to it
    it need t,be aboot 3-4 inches high if not used wid a catch tank,
    as the pressure an the speed of exiting gasses can blow the oil along way upt pipe,
     
    the bit wot the black ipe fits onto is a 22 mm pipe
     
     
    M

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    GT6M got a reaction from Paul H in Removing Tar   
    a towel, soaked in turps /parrafin then hung owa the area
    cover towel wid a plastic bin bag, let it soak away t,get at the tar if its really stuck on
    give it a while, re dosing frae the top noo an then
     
    ..Note, excess rub,n will and can leave marks int pent,
    as tar could ev bits of grit init of road, which is moer than likly
    hence the leave it t,soak actionee
     
    then whenst soaked and its soft,
    a dish of the aforementioned  above stuff
    a soft pent brush
    start at top and work yer way doon
     
    bung some catch tanks or dishes underneath, then can re use the stuff thats dribbled doon {after its gone thru a seive of sorts }
    whenst all off, then give a good wesh with hot water / detergent   t,get the residue away
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    GT6M got a reaction from Paul H in Topping up gearbox / overdrive   
    on top oft selector bit under the remote,
    there a wee wol that lets it breath
    oil mist does come out of there,after a while,it looks like a leak
    esp if yer actually using yer car alot, as oil gets hotter
    moer vapours come of = moer oil mist = moer oil on side oft box
     
    so  no a leak as such !!
     
    Me self, I bung a rag in there to catch the oil mist
     
    and if yer gonna fill GB / diff noo an then, get yan of thee,s
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=oil+filling+gun&_sacat=0&_sop=15
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from ludwig113 in Essential bolts,   
    Every body should ev a selectione of thee,s hard t,git bolts,
    come in v v handy

     
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    GT6M got a reaction from poppyman in Lead replacement /additive   
    Errr this ..lead memory.. I dont buy it, never seen any scientific proof bar what punted on forums.
    I no JK kem oot with this yonks ago, but how did He know then,
    nee rests done or owt, not even a lead replacement test.
     
    proof if any one can give it
     
    As for the valves dont wear, as can be seen by the  mines ok brigade,
    yes thats true, if yer pintlin aboot  all the time,
    give it some stik an see what happens, well documented  on forums
     
    the tests done on VSR by the Federation of wot ever said that under 6K revs, wear was not a problem,
    after this 4K, wear was a problem, esp if it wer WOT an high rpms.use { foot,t,floor }
     
     
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    GT6M got a reaction from Adrian Cooper in Gt6 mk3 sports exhaust??   
    alot depends on wot yer end pipes are
    my original Falcon ex, noo been on 30 odd years { with a few mods !! } has got silencers in the exit pipes.
    quite alot of the others aint got this
     
    some even have a recurved lip, all this does is  narrow yer pipes an sap power !!
     
    re middle box, a 3  3/4 inch wide box / pipe can be fitted,
    or in my case, a 4 inch pipe  sqeezed up on its side !
    IF, ye get an adjustable spanner an  turn  the ends of the chassis rails doon t,90 degs
    this,l give nearly 4 inches of play
     
    this,l give another 3/4 or so inches t,play with
    mines quite quiet wid 2 rear boxes, { re packed with loadsa sound absorbing stuff } and a 4 inch x 3 foot center bit
     
    Note, stainless steel dont like salt air an heat.,!! but, better stainless dont mind it, marine grade.
    also as Doug says, the innards are not stainless,just MS


     


     
    one oft best mods I did, was t,stop rain get,n into boxes whenst outside,
    this wee mod will help,  and, Im sure it actually med a wee dif to the noise at diff speeds,
    but on 4K revs at noise testing on hillclimbs, its only 85 DBs, thats quite quiet really

     
    this,l be what yer packing will be like,or worse

     
    and the rotted inner baffle


     
    re screwed t,gether, an sealed, 2 hours tops

     
    maybe of some intrest t,some
     
    M
     
     
     
     
     
  22. Like
    GT6M got a reaction from simpkinss in Gt6 mk3 sports exhaust??   
    alot depends on wot yer end pipes are
    my original Falcon ex, noo been on 30 odd years { with a few mods !! } has got silencers in the exit pipes.
    quite alot of the others aint got this
     
    some even have a recurved lip, all this does is  narrow yer pipes an sap power !!
     
    re middle box, a 3  3/4 inch wide box / pipe can be fitted,
    or in my case, a 4 inch pipe  sqeezed up on its side !
    IF, ye get an adjustable spanner an  turn  the ends of the chassis rails doon t,90 degs
    this,l give nearly 4 inches of play
     
    this,l give another 3/4 or so inches t,play with
    mines quite quiet wid 2 rear boxes, { re packed with loadsa sound absorbing stuff } and a 4 inch x 3 foot center bit
     
    Note, stainless steel dont like salt air an heat.,!! but, better stainless dont mind it, marine grade.
    also as Doug says, the innards are not stainless,just MS


     


     
    one oft best mods I did, was t,stop rain get,n into boxes whenst outside,
    this wee mod will help,  and, Im sure it actually med a wee dif to the noise at diff speeds,
    but on 4K revs at noise testing on hillclimbs, its only 85 DBs, thats quite quiet really

     
    this,l be what yer packing will be like,or worse

     
    and the rotted inner baffle


     
    re screwed t,gether, an sealed, 2 hours tops

     
    maybe of some intrest t,some
     
    M
     
     
     
     
     
  23. Haha
    GT6M got a reaction from poppyman in engin springs   
    After me brother put thees into a bike, me mams car has em too as standard,
    i am going to fit em to the GT, as it,ll mek engine run better,       they quite a reasonable price too.
     
     
     
  24. Haha
    GT6M got a reaction from clive in engin springs   
    After me brother put thees into a bike, me mams car has em too as standard,
    i am going to fit em to the GT, as it,ll mek engine run better,       they quite a reasonable price too.
     
     
     
  25. Haha
    GT6M got a reaction from Gully in Essential bolts,   
    Every body should ev a selectione of thee,s hard t,git bolts,
    come in v v handy

     
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