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by Out_of_This_World
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Engine bay crossmember-gctid3996
Replies: 7
Views: 1791

Engine bay crossmember-gctid4353

Purely for the purpose you mentioned, yes the brace can me removed temporarily but replace it afterwards. It is there to give strength and assist he geometry of the steering (rally drivers added this all the time, and they do not carry extra weight for the fun of it), also, if this is the only reaso...
by Out_of_This_World
Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Windscreen seals-gctid3963
Replies: 3
Views: 1161

Windscreen seals-gctid4325

Hello Grooveylee / Gary, The seal that you are looking for HAS to be especially for fibreglass bodied cars. Simply because normal seal is made to cope with (appox) 6mm class and 1mm metal. Seal for fibreglass bodies cope with (aprox again) 6mm glass and 6mm bodyshell. Suitable seal can be obtained f...
by Out_of_This_World
Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Hardroof repair-gctid3951
Replies: 9
Views: 1180

Hardroof repair-gctid4889

Hello JesseJazza,

Maybe the following may be of use to you in your searches.





eBay item number:

131328470572

Good luck,

Bernard
by Out_of_This_World
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Hardroof repair-gctid3951
Replies: 9
Views: 1180

Hardroof repair-gctid4460

Hello Again,



I have found a photograph of our old Rickman showing better view of the hardtop trim which demonstrates more clearly my comments of yesterday.

Hope it helps.

Good luck,

Bernard
by Out_of_This_World
Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Hardroof repair-gctid3951
Replies: 9
Views: 1180

Hardroof repair-gctid4319

Hello JesseJazza, There isn't a problem, this is how they are made. When we had our Ranger convertible we used a sealing strip all the way around to achieve a better seal. Please see attached photograph, it has been cropped to try and get a better view but black on black does not show very well. The...
by Out_of_This_World
Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: new rickman owner and planned work-gctid3911
Replies: 54
Views: 11081

new rickman owner and planned work-gctid5159

JAMES, what a nice man you are.

Good luck,

Bernard
by Out_of_This_World
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Technical Questions & Answers
Topic: Dual circuit brake bleeding-gctid3932
Replies: 12
Views: 1637

Dual circuit brake bleeding-gctid4668

If one has changed a Dual Master Cylinder or just renewed the seals it is advisable to "Bench Bleed" the MC before refitting. Believe me, it will save a lot of time and brake fluid. Also remember to bleed the brakes in the correct order. I have never liked the Ford rear brake pipe layout on Escorts ...
by Out_of_This_World
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: The Bristol Ranger-gctid3893
Replies: 41
Views: 11437

The Bristol Ranger-gctid5241

"had a real battle getting the "R" pin back into the pin that goes through the brake pedal." I know the feeling   lack of space and not the most accessible job on a car. When I have to refit these pins  I use either grease or blue tack to hold the R pin just in place and the push the clevis so that ...
by Out_of_This_World
Thu Jul 31, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Ranger Re-Build-gctid3871
Replies: 303
Views: 47652

Ranger Re-Build-gctid5337

Hi Paul,

Glad to be of help, hope everything works out OK.

Keep up your good work.

Good luck,

Bernard
by Out_of_This_World
Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Ranger Re-Build-gctid3871
Replies: 303
Views: 47652

Ranger Re-Build-gctid5334

Hi Paul This eBay item may start you on your way :- eBay item number: 331245360668 You will be able to use a MK2 unit as a replacement this will add another string to your search bow. This ebay item gas been sold, I add the item number solely for information, ---  eBay item number 111413085097. eBay...