I hadn't removed any leads on Distributor, all leads remained in place when I removed it to do head gasket change. Distributor went back in same position as I marked it in relation to base.
Eventually got engine to start, although still not tuned properly.
Replaced car battery. Found that my...
I've carefully changed my Head Gasket, but engine won't start.
Have done this before in 2009, all went ok and it started ok back then.
Engine blew last year.
-Cam shaft & crank shaft set at correct points before assembly.
-Engine turning over
-Spark is present & reaching spark...
Can anyone answer Question 1 ?
I phone my motor factors to check details on new brake discs.
He tells me there are 2 brake discs for my car in 1988, he says there is early version to Feb 1988 (43mm height) and later version after Feb 1988 (46mm height).
From my registration he says my car...
I now realise what it does, I thought the arm which goes 1 inch behind the pad was just a stabilisor as it sits on the caliper.
But I now see the arm curves back towards the pad and overlaps pad by about 3mm (minimum thickness), acting as wear indicator by rubbing against brake disc.
Question 2 -Brake pads
As I was changing the brake pads.
I opened the box with new pads and realised the new pads are slightly different to old pads.
2 of the pads have a little arm (1 of each pair).
I thought ####, I've been given the wrong pads and I only found out while I was doing the...
Question 1 -Brake disc
Was changing my brake pads on one front wheel.
The brake disc is very close to the inner disc shield, virtually no gap, possibly rubbing against it.
I have been getting a lot of noise on the front wheels and had previously tried pushing the disc shield away from inner...
The rear brakes & handbrake cable haven't been checked or lubricated for years.
When I release the handbrake, the Equaliser Lever under the car doesn't seem to move back.
My road is on slight hill.
I operated & released handbrake.
Car did not roll forward, even though handbrake released...
Binding rear brakes, handbrake sticking on, on both rear wheels.
Any suggestions on what to check, how to fix, without taking rear brakes completely apart & taking off brake shoes ??
Can I get brake copper grease into relevant places under brake shoes, without taking them off, to get...