Leave the files out in damp weather or drop them into a bucket of water, then let them rust a bit , apparently it helps to sharpen them.
I once had a workshop with an uneven floor that I used what I think was called a “Scrabbler”? hired from a local hire company, worked a treat.
Done a few clutches on them or the Citroen/Peugeot equivalents, they seem to be a weak point or it could be the drivers abuse them
From my dim and distant past I vaguely remember that running a 20/1 mix instead of 50/1 actually causes the engine to run weak which causes piston...
I wonder if a caravan submersible water pump would be suitable?
Something like a tapered fork ball joint splitter tapped between the chuck and the offending part might work if used gently?
The Red Arrows were on the ball in around 84 when I was in a group of 8 skydivers that opened our parachutes in front of them
Some nice bikes there, not an oil leak in site , unusual for old British bikes.
Reminds me of the time a local taxi driver came in complaining of a warning buzzer going off. After checking for fault codes and a good road test...
You can also weld washers onto the panel standing on edge, leaves a nice ring to hook on a slide hammer
Like when I tried getting a Loctite interior mirror fitting kit from our local Eurocrapparts for my Locost Kermit wanted the reg!
Coolant temperature sensors on VWs tend to cause problems that don’t always show up the engine management light
Can you not just remove the pressure gauge and use a spanner to hold the regulator while removing the connector?
Agree with Bob, tappet clearances are often overlooked . One of my brothers brought a cheap Renault 21 years ago because of starting/running...
Had problems with early Zetec engines idling rough due to slightly burnt inlet valves even though the MOT test showed good emissions and...
A length of angle iron and a slightly blunt chisel works well for crimping cable if you haven’t got the correct tool
Photo not particularly clear but the hole inside the end is countersunk
Not hydraulic, the tommy bar can be pulled away from the main body against spring pressure which moves the screwdriver away from the countersunk...
I should have used a mug for scale.
Unlikely , there is no way of releasing a locknut and the screwdriver type end inside is to large to go through the end . The only information...
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