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but not French :shock:

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The one you were onto recently? :shock:

You could swear at it in French.

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Sounds interesting John. Do tell :wink:

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well a clue

it has a broken K series in, which sits behind the passengers ;)

I am at bore protrusion stage today but feeler gauge not thin enough !

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Mgf?

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tf ;)

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Post by elma »

Nice, what colour, did you get a hard top?

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silver and yes Elma

but.. really struggling to get an measurements of the cylinder liners.. will try again tomorrow..

also there are some minor rings in the head..
still looking like it may not go again reliably.. only30K miles too !

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How most unusual for a K series to have Head Gasket problems... :roll:

Nice cars though John... I like them a lot and I believe the HG is easier to do than it looks at first glance...

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thanks Jim

engine stripped and head dismantled..
it takes 30 mins to get to it though ;) not quite the same as opening the bonnet..

otherwise its all same same.. :)

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Post by Deanxm »

Don't use a mls gasket if you don't have the spec'd 3 thou protrusion, you won't get the clamping force, good quality payen jobbie and she will be good.
Good cars though, great fun and lively engines, one of my favourite engines.

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Thanks all..
Dean i have liner protrusion but a fraction off the min. Will payen and keep fingers crossed..

Question about fie rings tomorrow. .

I think the early model .The mgf. Had spheres ?!

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ooh ! I love it when you all talk dirty!

Bob

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The one with Hydragas?

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CitroJim wrote:The one with Hydragas?

hydra elastic #-o :-D :lol: :wink:

isnt it just a Metrosity or should that be met rustcity with a different body shell and the engine in the boot