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by Shy Talk
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: front bumper
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

Re: front bumper

The bolts are probably loose.

My bumper was like this, shortly before it fell orff!
by Shy Talk
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: No reverse!
Replies: 3
Views: 1981

Re: No reverse!

Thanks Gentlemen. I rebuilt this car myself, so I have a good idea how it all works. I sent the gearbox to a specialist to do- including swapping the gear set to the wide ratio gears, but he's an excellent guy and I'm sure he did it properly. I looked under the gaitor and checked the T piece was wor...
by Shy Talk
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: No reverse!
Replies: 3
Views: 1981

No reverse!

Driving me Tigger today on a nice trip in Scotland. All ok with the box, as usual. Parked somewhere, needing reverse to get out. Couldn't get it into reverse! The forward gears are all normal. The pull up thing on the lever seems normal- only goes left if the thing is pulled up. The lever goes forwa...
by Shy Talk
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: STOC Tiger Register
Topic: Last Registered Tigers
Replies: 9
Views: 15686

Re: Last Registered Tigers

My car, an ordinary mark one, was built in 1965 but not registered until 1 April 1967. Its LHS 500E. A Scottish car:-).
by Shy Talk
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Engine Rebuild
Replies: 16
Views: 15060

I rebuilt mine from a seized wreck in 1990. Cost me £215 + about another £80 getting the valves re-seated. It must be about the least expensive engine to rebuild ever (except maybe the SBC). If your motor is basically 'alive', but worn, what'll you need? Gaskets- buy Fel Pro. Rings, main bearings. B...
by Shy Talk
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Thermostac for leccy fan
Replies: 1
Views: 3187

Thermostac for leccy fan

Hi Folks The Therm' that came with my Kenlowe fan has chucked it. New ones are about £55- which seems a lot for a 50p switch I thought about wiring it 'ON' when ignition 'ON', but ....maybe not. Then I came across 'X-Eng' brand 'in- hose' switches. They do a 1" piece that might fit into a minor hose...