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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: 11837

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 10:43 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: The Bristol Ranger-gctid3893
Replies: 41
Views: 12149

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: 49965

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: 49965

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...
by Out_of_This_World
Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Ranger Re-Build-gctid3871
Replies: 303
Views: 49965

Ranger Re-Build-gctid5305

Hi Paul, Re. handbrake lever seals see these on ebay   Item number 161239689492 also, regarding the front caliper pistons  see this, Item number 271304428122. If the handbrake seals are are just split and otherwise in good condition Super Glue makes a very good repair, then tie wrap them in place to...
by Out_of_This_World
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Ranger Re-Build-gctid3871
Replies: 303
Views: 49965

Ranger Re-Build-gctid5219

Hello Paul, A word of warning re "Powder Coating" When the Item (in this case your chassis) has been has been prepared must be coated right away for best results.   Leaving it to stand before coating (even a short time) will allow the metal to become damp (even though it cannot be seen or felt) and ...
by Out_of_This_World
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Spotted Another Rickman ?
Topic: Unstarted Ranger body galvanised chassis on Ebay-gctid481
Replies: 10
Views: 4891

Unstarted Ranger body galvanised chassis on Ebay-gctid2310

Hi Groovylee,

Check out ebay for Dzus fasteners, not as expensive as you may think, I can't remember how many fasteners there are to hold the top down.

Good luck,

Bernard
by Out_of_This_World
Mon May 27, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Outlaws Jeep-gctid383
Replies: 42
Views: 13714

Outlaws Jeep-gctid3041

Hi Outlaw, The theory of airflow to cool the engine through the engine comparment is that the air coming from the radiator is forced over the engine and DOWN under the car caused by the bulkhead and having a bonnet fitted. If you put louvres in the bonnet ( sides or top ) the air will be able to esc...
by Out_of_This_World
Thu May 23, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Outlaws Jeep-gctid383
Replies: 42
Views: 13714

Outlaws Jeep-gctid3015

Hi Outlaw, As you will have seen some members removed the horizontal bars from the front "grill" in the hope of getting more air through to keep the engine cool. Invariably most Rickmans use a larger engine than the basic Ford Escort, in turn requiring more cooling. A point to ponder also is the fac...
by Out_of_This_World
Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: The Garage
Topic: Jeepything.-gctid444
Replies: 112
Views: 25746

Jeepything.-gctid2725

Hi, Ive just read your item regarding the changing of your front grill and wodered if you disposed of the old sections you removed or if you still have them around.

I'm cosidering putting the horizontal bars back on mine.

Good luck,

Bernard