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  1. nang

    Lost Nut

    Many many many years ago I worked on side valve motors. Was always told don't drop the valve collets into the sump or you will have to drop the sump to recover them. After a while I thought does it really matter as long as I have a spare one. Can't see what they would do. About this time I owned a Bradford ute which lost one of its big end nuts. This ended up getting picked up by the camshaft and punching a hole in the housing alongside the fuel pump. Tony.
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    First Visit

    Yeah, the British Anti Rust system has a lot going for it....Even here in New Zealand. Tony.
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    Channel Bridge

    Think you fellas need to resurrect Mr Brunel. Tony.
  4. Probably better to grind them with a suitable stone rather than cut. Would take off less metal. Tony.
  5. Setting up takes the time, not the actual grinding. Tony.
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    Connecting Rod Balancing

    Permanent marker ? One to four strokes. Tony.
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    Driving Habits Of The Aged.....

    Mind you we're all not like that......I'm a 77 year old bus /coach driver who hasn't managed to kill anyone yet. Tony.
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    Fuel Resistant Thread Sealer

    Used to work in the industry repairing service station pumps. We used to use "Stag" Don't know if it's still available. Tony.
  9. I always use Locktite. Never lost one yet Tony.
  10. POR 15 is the best I know about, apart from galvanising which wouldn't be practical in your case. Where's the water getting in.? Surely the sealant you used should keep it out. Tony.
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    Ooooeeer, Missus!

    As we would say in new Zealand......fornicated..... strange for a nolathane one. Tony.
  12. I also use a jigsaw with a metal cutting blade. Especially good on aluminium. Tony.
  13. There's something, somewhere on line about doing this. Sorry can't remember where. Tony.
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    Repeated #5 Big End Failure Triumph 6

    All of the above is good to know but it doesn't (to me anyway) explain why No5 is giving trouble. Tony.
  15. Another trick I have used over the years is a tubeless tyre valve in a spare cap. Plus a bike pump. However this can be messy with fluid leaks. Tony.
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