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by Kit
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:22 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Thermal Gaskets
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Thermal Gaskets

Tott61 wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:41 pm
Ford Probe 1994 16 v

I was wondering if there is any benefit from fitting a thermal gasket between the throttle body and inlet manifold
Isn’t the idea, to stop transfer of heat from the engine block to the MI :?

Kit
by Kit
Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:27 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v engine needed :/
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: 16v engine needed :/

Got a low mileage engine block, that’s been sitting in the garden for a few years, ( has been well covered up). It’s going a new set of ring in it. But would recommend, taking the head off to check it’s OK. Available if anyone wants to take on this Project. I would like to, but don’t have a work sho...
by Kit
Fri Jan 07, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 16v engine needed :/
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: 16v engine needed :/

So, why do you need a new engine, if only the head gasket is leaking :?:

Got a 16v head here, if that’s any good :idea:

Kit
by Kit
Thu Jan 06, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: The infamous Connector
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: The infamous Connector

Micron wrote:
Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:56 pm
How have We managed to end up talking about ships from a topic on the CPS plug 😄😄😄
Where’s the “off topic”, smiley gone :twisted:

Kit
by Kit
Mon Jan 03, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Gear box oil
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Gear box oil

This was the oil that came out of CPT’s ‘project car’s’ gearbox :o

Image

Who’s checked there’s lately :lol:

Kit
by Kit
Sat Jan 01, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Soaked head lining….help!
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Soaked head lining….help!

Take the A pillar moulding off, & the sun vision

You can then get to the end of the plastic tube where there connected to the Sun roof pan

C puller moulding for the back drain tubes

Kit
by Kit
Mon Dec 20, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Cambelt life
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: Cambelt life

It’s a ‘non interference’ engine, so if the belt breaks it does no damage to the engine.
The ‘pulley’s become worn & noisy, then fail causes more damage

Kit
by Kit
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Front control arm bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Front control arm bolts

Or chisel of the ‘captive’ lips the hold the nut, then try & get a spanner on it :idea:

Lots of WD-40 the day before helps

Kit
by Kit
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Front control arm bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Front control arm bolts

Cut the head of the bolt of, & drive it through the bush.


Kit
by Kit
Sat Dec 04, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Misty windows
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Misty windows

Air Con helps,
But unless you have a ‘crossover’ model, being a 16v

That’s no help at all

Kit