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by revvin18
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: RSR Discussion
Topic: P5b engine & gearbox mounts
Replies: 0
Views: 2672

P5b engine & gearbox mounts

Hi I,d like to replace these on my V8 , has anyone fitted Discovery ones which are a fraction of the price of correct ones ?
They are thicker but does this cause any issues ?
Does anyone have some for sale ?
Thanks in anticipation
by revvin18
Tue May 05, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Over heating P2
Replies: 73
Views: 15848

Re: Over heating P2

Hi , yep fit a disposable filter in the line too , the general opinion amongst many friends with old cars is to use super unleaded , they seem to idle better & give more power ,has anyone else found this ??
regards
Revvin
by revvin18
Tue May 05, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Number Plate Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

Re: Number Plate Bolts

My own car has high domed slot head seized bolts
by revvin18
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Engine Oil?
Replies: 6
Views: 1978

Re: Engine Oil?

I use a cheap HD 30 from my local spares shop , no issues to date on several older cars covering low annual mileage , others I have used the cheapest 20/50 I can find then a gloopy "STP" type additive as modern 20/50 appears to be a bit thin for our older engines . Thoughts from other members invite...
by revvin18
Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Over heating P2
Replies: 73
Views: 15848

Re: Over heating P2

I had similar issues with my P2 , the wrong stat was fitted (it should have an extension part Mike Couldry does them
) , & the radiator needed a rebuild , it was really heavy , full of silt
Regards
Revvin
by revvin18
Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: '37 P2 /12 rear hub
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

Re: '37 P2 /12 rear hub

Hi great thanks for that I have extracted the bearing assembly by dropping it onto a large wooden block but I found I had to heat the shaft near to the bearing before it would move , I have found the shim setting quite critical between too much float & too tight etc Also the shims , hub, bolt holes ...
by revvin18
Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: '37 P2 /12 rear hub
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

'37 P2 /12 rear hub

Hi , I am puzzled by my rear hub which I have in bits to change the oil seals , 1/ how does the bearing come off the shaft do I need a special puller? 2/ there is lots of play in the bearing which I cannot take up on the castellated tube which acts on the bearing maybe an inner spacer is missing ? I...