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by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2556

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

vwJim wrote:How about push rods? If you're changing CAM & followers might you be needing to reset the geometry which would involve new pushrod lengths?

Yeah we need to measure up to make sure!
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2556

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

The heroic goal is to find the best place to order this all from, and then have it all fitted so I can drive it to European BugIn!!

well thats the idea anyway................................ 8O 8O
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2556

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

So after spliting the engine and investigating the the cam shows signs of wear as do the followers that were pitted so that will need changing, also the cam gear was loose so were assuming that will need changing? and naturally the bearings as the flywheel started to come loose. So the shopping list...
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2556

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

So long and short of it had the issue and Mark (Lyles TV Bus) (so lucky he is local) came round on thursday and basically the sound is bad!! So I got the engine out today started striing it down, Mark came round after work, and started the breakdown of the engine to find what damage has been done. W...
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2556

Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

So earlier in the week i could hear a knocking from the engine and ......................... http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/263823_10150208952856263_603861262_7582150_6026933_n.jpg http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/251188_10150208991826263_603861262_7582459_8196935_n.jpg...
by gazmate
Tue May 24, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: BWA
Topic: VW Action
Replies: 6
Views: 2886

VW Action

Whos planning to race at VW Action?

is there any BWA V USB?
by gazmate
Mon May 23, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: BWA Website Update - Top 20 Updated!
Replies: 69
Views: 23760

Re: BWA Website Update - 4 new Personal Bests and Top 20 Change!

Thanks for the update Jules! Jim think that may actually slide me in the top20 :D That's what I was thinking. Making those that still race / interested in getting up the list more available as it'll be against buses that are still around. Maybe you have an all time top twenty and yearly top twenty?...
by gazmate
Sat May 21, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: BWA
Topic: BWA Website Update - Top 20 Updated!
Replies: 69
Views: 23760

Re: BWA Website Update - 4 new Personal Bests and Top 20 Change!

Thanks for the update Jules!

Jim think that may actually slide me in the top20 :D
by gazmate
Sat May 14, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: Bus straight axle question
Replies: 11
Views: 4298

Re: Bus straight axle question

back to the point............

Yeay big bang 2010 dumped the clutch at 5500rpm and the OG axles just gave up and snapped.

CB performance race axles fitted and no problems at big bang this year
by gazmate
Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: BWA
Topic: UK Drag Day - anyone going?
Replies: 5
Views: 2152

Re: UK Drag Day - anyone going?

Good racing but shame you had a problem think you had more time in ya.

Give me a call when the gearbox is out!
by gazmate
Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: UK Drag Day - anyone going?
Replies: 5
Views: 2152

Re: UK Drag Day - anyone going?

yep will be going and having a run, phil jarvis is going as well.
by gazmate
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: ****BWA photo shoot at the Volksworld Show****
Replies: 16
Views: 5219

Re: ****BWA photo shoot at the Volksworld Show****

tufty65 wrote:
gazmate wrote:Just read this, did it happen?
Only Rikki, Frank and myself turned up so no it didnt !

Think Rikki may try again at big bang.

Should be a better turn out at big bang. Be very cool to have a pic of all the busses lined up on the track togeather.

Ill be there anyway
by gazmate
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: ****BWA photo shoot at the Volksworld Show****
Replies: 16
Views: 5219

Re: ****BWA photo shoot at the Volksworld Show****

Just read this, did it happen?
by gazmate
Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Airboxes....Do they work?
Replies: 11
Views: 1122

Re: Airboxes....Do they work?

I have that fitted to my bus it is good but is expensive, CSP sell it as well but it IRO £750 for it
by gazmate
Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: CSP Front Calipers? Astra?
Replies: 1
Views: 534

CSP Front Calipers? Astra?

Does any one know what calipers are used by CSP on their front disc brakes for splits?

I was led to understand that they were Vauxhall calipers from an astra???

>just wondering if any one knows better?
>just wondering if CSP have to rework the calipers?