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by LeeSample
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 28
Views: 5938

Re: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021

well, it's getting close to the time for the Exeter trial in January, so loads has been happening (just really slowly lol). following the Last trial, the front suspension felt a little sloppy - like you could move both of the front wheels backwards and forwards by an inch... it made for some interes...
by LeeSample
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Front top mount musings ...-gctid3998
Replies: 6
Views: 960

Re: Front top mount musings ...-gctid3998

cheers guys. I have the MOT booked in for saturday morning. all things being well, i should be able to have a decent test on road next week. the next proper trial will be on jan 4th - the MCC exeter trial. if they stand up to that and arent too crashy, then i believe they will stand up to anything! ...
by LeeSample
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Front top mount musings ...-gctid3998
Replies: 6
Views: 960

Re: Front top mount musings ...-gctid3998

I know this is an older post, but i thought i would add in my experiences so far with the top mount problem.... first off, for anyone looking for replacement top mounts, the rangers use what the escort boys term 'small hole' top mounts, rather than the 'large hole' type. the small and large prts per...
by LeeSample
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: The Market Place
Topic: 1st motion shaft/clutch/input shaft
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: 1st motion shaft/clutch/input shaft

Hi Richard. if you get stuck, I have a 4 speed box you can have for £40 ono. its located in Hitchin, Herts at the moment.

Lee
by LeeSample
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Whats on and Where
Topic: Club meet?
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Club meet?

id be more than interested in getting together with some other rickman owners :-) im in bedfordshire 8-)

Lee
by LeeSample
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: New addition - Green Ranger-gctid4021
Replies: 28
Views: 5938

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: 28
Views: 5938

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: 28
Views: 5938

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: 28
Views: 5938

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: 667

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...