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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby KerryB » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:13 pm

Yes, matching foam :D
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby davey0555 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:21 pm

Hi Colin,
First time I have seen this thread, never knew you had a mk2, well done mate, it looks great!

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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:53 am

davey0555 wrote:Hi Colin,
First time I have seen this thread, never knew you had a mk2, well done mate, it looks great!

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Baz has a new home!

Postby jonochap » Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:29 pm

We redrilled floors to for the (mk 5) set in puk. The passengers were easy as they are usually on mountings, drivers needs a box to sit on, took some time to find one with an original base. DHT could easily fit :) (sorry to volunteer you Tim Mate :) )
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:50 pm

Right - couple of questions.

Firstly - anybody got a suitable bonnet release cable for Baz ... 1980 Mk2 Custom

Also, Baz has a low mileage Pinto engine. I found a bottle of additive in the van which would suggest it hasn't been modified to run on unleaded. I obviously want to keep the engine, what is the best way forward?

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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby KerryB » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:11 pm

Hiya, give Ralph a shout on Mk1 and mk2 Transit forum, he seems to be able to find hens teeth, I have a horrible feeling that he sold one only the other week on ebay but it might be a different Ralph :D
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby dieselhead123 » Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:17 pm

ColinJack wrote:Right - couple of questions.

Firstly - anybody got a suitable bonnet release cable for Baz ... 1980 Mk2 Custom

Also, Baz has a low mileage Pinto engine. I found a bottle of additive in the van which would suggest it hasn't been modified to run on unleaded. I obviously want to keep the engine, what is the best way forward?

Thanks


I am sure I read on here that some of the later 202/205 heads are unleaded, I am sure I remember the post saying that there were letters cast into the head to identify them.

I have a couple of later 202/205 heads in stock, if a fellow member could clarify the identification markings, I could sort a head out for you while Baz is with us.

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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm

dieselhead123 wrote:
ColinJack wrote:Right - couple of questions.

Firstly - anybody got a suitable bonnet release cable for Baz ... 1980 Mk2 Custom

Also, Baz has a low mileage Pinto engine. I found a bottle of additive in the van which would suggest it hasn't been modified to run on unleaded. I obviously want to keep the engine, what is the best way forward?

Thanks


I am sure I read on here that some of the later 202/205 heads are unleaded, I am sure I remember the post saying that there were letters cast into the head to identify them.

I have a couple of later 202/205 heads in stock, if a fellow member could clarify the identification markings, I could sort a head out for you while Baz is with us.

TIM
Excellent! Anyone able to provide the necessary info? Colin
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby KerryB » Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:59 pm

Haynes manual for 86-89 petrol has:
1.6 litre. A, K, M or MM
2.0 litre. A, L, P or PP
This is stamped on the cylinder head adjacent to No. 4 spark plug.



burtonpower.com have sohc pinto engines
1.6 litre. M, MM or N, NN
1.8 litre. S, SS
2.0 litre. P, PP or R, RR

I hope I have this right and it helps you out.
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:11 pm

KerryB wrote:Haynes manual for 86-89 petrol has:
1.6 litre. A, K, M or MM
2.0 litre. A, L, P or PP
This is stamped on the cylinder head adjacent to No. 4 spark plug.



burtonpower.com have sohc pinto engines
1.6 litre. M, MM or N, NN
1.8 litre. S, SS
2.0 litre. P, PP or R, RR

I hope I have this right and it helps you out.
Thanks. I will rub some rust off to see what I have :)
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby bambi mk 1 » Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:15 pm

Colin you could get a cable made.Try Cablecraft.ie.I have used them loads of times and very reasonable and they may have a branch over your side.
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:34 pm

bambi mk 1 wrote:Colin you could get a cable made.Try Cablecraft.ie.I have used them loads of times and very reasonable and they may have a branch over your side.
Okay - great! I will do some research to see where our nearest is. Thanks.
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby Mr RVM » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:17 am

dieselhead123 wrote:
ColinJack wrote:Right - couple of questions.

Firstly - anybody got a suitable bonnet release cable for Baz ... 1980 Mk2 Custom

Also, Baz has a low mileage Pinto engine. I found a bottle of additive in the van which would suggest it hasn't been modified to run on unleaded. I obviously want to keep the engine, what is the best way forward?

Thanks


I am sure I read on here that some of the later 202/205 heads are unleaded, I am sure I remember the post saying that there were letters cast into the head to identify them.

I have a couple of later 202/205 heads in stock, if a fellow member could clarify the identification markings, I could sort a head out for you while Baz is with us.

TIM


If you want a "factory" unleaded head you will probably have to find an "Injection" head but they fetch "daft money" £100 plus :shock: but you can have your head "converted" to run on unleaded (just involves having the exhaust valve seats machined out and replaced with harder (much harder) seats :!: Expect to pay £20 per seat (plus vat) and for another £100 get a new set of valve guides fitted so a totally revamped head that runs unleaded fuel for £200 :D if you really want to go to town on it a new set of valves (8) are only about £40 and a new camshaft kit @ around £70 and your all brand new again :D :D :D ( A fully rebuilt "Full" pinto 2ltr engine ready to drop in can set you back about a Grand these days :shock: )
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby ColinJack » Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:45 pm

Okay - picked up some 'old tat' from BigMonty ..
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Lovely - thanks BM ... well pleased.
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Re: Baz has a new home!

Postby Mr RVM » Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:50 pm

Bit of an improvement there Colin :) what have you painted it with :?:
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