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  1. Tech Discussion
    Hi, after my recent scarey moment where the bottom rad hose spectacularly blew off puking coolant everywhere. I'm wondering if it's better to set it up to have more chance of blowing pressure out the rad cap overflow before the pressure's enough to blow a hose off!?. OK, the hose may well...
  2. Tech Discussion
    Does anyone on here know of a UK source for sensible priced pressure sensors for nitrous pressure? i.e. 0-2000 psig with a 0-5V output. Looking to add more tech stuff to the car to either help or confuse me further. James
  3. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Bought in error, I needed a 10.5", this is an 11" plate. Is in perfectly serviceable condition, all fingers are OK. Friction plate surface is a little rusty but will clean up fine with a wire brush £40 Located in Cambridge. Could post at buyers cost
  4. Tech Discussion
    i took my roadster to the swap meet and as i got within 3 miles from home it decided to dump coolant out of my overflow pipenot for the 1st time,it has a 305ci small block chevy,the radiator cap is 16lb pressure.should i up the pressure cap. Jack
  5. Tech Discussion
    Hi guys. I need some advice and the benefit of the wealth of knowledge on here. I have a 60 thou over 350 in my El Camino and am a bit worried about the oil pressure. When you first start it the pressure goes up nicely to around 45-50psi but after the motor has warmed up this duly drops to...
  6. On Topic
    I've been looking for an adjustable 0-15psi normally open Hobbs style switch. I bought one a little while back but damned if I can remember where from ? It certainly wasn't one of the overpriced turbo only set up ones I've found. Any ideas on a source ?
  7. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Petrol pressure washer with 6.5 hp HONDA engine a massive 200bar -2940 psi comes with lance and 4 different nosles and a water pump on the back Its on a frame with wheels and easy and compact for pushing around. Cost around £1000 when new, Ive used it for 5 mins hence it been immaculate now need...
  8. Chat
    just had a set of new wheels fitted to the daily and had a TPMS system fitted seemed a good idea as it tell's you tyre pressures and also tyre temperature would this work on dragsters and all other race cars as tyre pressures and temperatures are crucial Or am I naieve and everyone allready...
  9. Stuff - FOR SALE
    In excellent condition, has the mounting bracket but not the bulb holder. £15 John 07906839776.
  10. Tech Discussion
    i HAVE A 3.8 BUICK V6 ENGINE FITTED IN MY 53 CHEVY TRUCK, IT STARTS ON THE BUTTON FROM COLD, TAKES 2 TO 5 SECONDS TO BUILD UP TO PRESSURE JUST ON TICKOVER (60LBS) BUT SLOWLY DROPS BACK AS ENGINE WARMS UP TO RUNNING TEMP, AND THEN DON'T RECOVER WHILE HOT, I'M USEING PENNZOIL 10/40 ENGINE OIL...
  11. Tech Discussion
    Im running a Holley blue pump and holley reg which is adjusted to 5psi (wot) but occasionly the pressure seems to spike to 9 thus causing it to push past the floats and actually over flow over the top of the carb :eek: both the pump and reg were new when fitted but im wondering whether to...
  12. Tech Discussion
    HI everybody new on here got a bit of a problem if anyone can help please 3.9 rover v8 1993 engine , late serpentine type engine with crank driven oil pump , been stood a month not used much this year, started her up oil pressure light came on and electric oil pressure gauge went funny and...
  13. Tech Discussion
    i am very near to havin a breakdown my engine is causin me a lot of problems & all i did originally is change the cam. first the inlet didnt seal & it had an air leak so took the manifold of & reseal inlet it then sucked oil up into the manifold & down the exhaust what didnt help was i had timed...
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