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by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 27
Views: 5540

Re: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021

also have a short video of myself and then matt, both failing to climb Simms Hill:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UytVnQ-8uqk

the Rangers are from about 50 seconds in
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 27
Views: 5540

Re: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021

a few hastily chucked together pics from the trial: at the haynes control stop: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4707/27921760069_bb65bff016_k.jpg Untitled by Lee Sample , on Flickr mini action shot on simms (will find a better one) https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4678/39669333262_3717aa870c_b.jpg Unti...
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 27
Views: 5540

Re: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021

as for the trial itself - it went well. very very well in fact! up until the mid way breakfast stop we had cleaned every section, and were feeling cautiously optimistic. after all, this was the 'big boy' trial, not class O, so it wasn't going to be a pushover. after breakfast we had a section that i...
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 27
Views: 5540

Re: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021

still a bit slack on the updating front.... :roll: 1. Replace front sidelights/indicators with LED units - DONE 2. Replace failing rear light clusters with LED units - DONE 3. refit alloys using new studs and wheel nuts - DONE 4. create and fit front competition number holder, preferably illuminated...
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Pinto - motocraft electronic ignition
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Re: Pinto - motocraft electronic ignition

on the white convertible, i run an electronic distributor from Accuspark. it has been absolutely trouble free for about 3 years so far, and i can't rate the ease of installation highly enough. the pinto version with vacuum advance can be found here - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Pinto-Complete-Acc...
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: The Market Place
Topic: Ricky on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: Ricky on ebay

agreed, £1200 is a bit steep for what is a car in need of tidying up. but you never know, perhaps the prices are on the up.... ;)

Lee
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: so I bought a Rancher.....
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: so I bought a Rancher.....

Last weekend, the intention was to get the Rancher engine finished off and get her tuned up and running properly.... unfortunately, the weather on saturday was awful, so we didn't get any time under the bonnet. instead, we set about the exhaust manifold in the garage. the original manifold had a gre...
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: so I bought a Rancher.....
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: so I bought a Rancher.....

RichardS wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:48 pm
It's nice to see that you are making progress with your Rancher, all ready for the summer?
Richard
cheers Richard, more progress incoming!

the intention is to have it ready for easter, but at the latest we want to bring it to Stoneleigh 8-)

Lee
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: so I bought a Rancher.....
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: so I bought a Rancher.....

Hi Lee. I don't know if its my eyesight or the angle at which the photo has been taken, I'm sure you will advise me, but it looks as if the alternator pulley is not in line with the crank pulley! Regards Alan. good spot Alan :-) it is just the angle of the picture - see my further posts in a sec ;-...
by LeeSample
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: 1600 OHV exhaust manifold
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: 1600 OHV exhaust manifold

Try googling escort tec. I’m away with work st the mo, so limited capabilities on my little phone, but they have always helped me find stuff in the past 👍

Lee