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by Andy4033
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Out for the count
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: Out for the count

Will do and post tomorrow. Things are a little difficult when you don't have papers for a car in France this makes it almost impossible to remove or lose so to speak, I have a man coming over on Thursday to take her away no questions asked. I will find out if it needs to be complete. and let you kno...
by Andy4033
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Out for the count
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Out for the count

Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen It is with a sad hart and broken wallet I have to an ounce the sad demise of Mindy my trusted companion over the last 4 years Mindy the Mahindra born some time in the 30's served her time here in France ferrying trees logs and stuff up and down the mountains const...
by Andy4033
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Sudden lack of water ???

Update Have been pushing her quite hard working and moving trees, with no apparent problems, she still keeps loosing water every now and then requiring a top up but no sign of water in oil :good: The starter switch just refuses to start sometimes :scratch: but with ignition turned on she fires first...
by Andy4033
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Sudden lack of water ???

So Oil change glad i had a 15l paint tub must be 10 to 12 ltrs in the pot :banghead: :banghead: :read: No Water in oil ????? 5ltrs in up to the mark :D so the light has not lit up :lol: yet. Water is safe and sound in the water part no inclusion to motor and running well. I might have to remove the ...
by Andy4033
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Sudden lack of water ???

Hi All Due to the increasing amount of oil coming out of the breather pipe I fitted a bottle to collect and replace. This has become white AND well fizzy so something is broken :scratch: :rant: :rant: Made a tool to turn the square inset nut to change oil tested while cold and worked fine drove up t...
by Andy4033
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Sudden lack of water ???

Sit rep working this morning water 1.5 ltrs added :grin: running fine ad to pull a tree out doing so must have freed something as Oil blown out of the breather pipe all over the inside of engine bay. What a mess. Still a lot of moisture in the oil :rolleyes: but BLACK and not mixed with water :scrat...
by Andy4033
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Sudden lack of water ???

Quick update

2 ltrs of water and just sitting during the day it has not moved a millimeter :scratch:
by Andy4033
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Sudden lack of water ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Sudden lack of water ???

Hi All Well getting along just fine STARTER STARTING most of the time, THEN after using all day stop start and so on pulling trees out noticed the Oil light flickering on coming down the hill, not to self check oil in morning. :grin: Oil fine on the top mark and has been for ever, no white cream rou...
by Andy4033
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Starter Motor
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Starter Motor

Hi All Well quick update Removed, stripped, cleaned, polished, hunted high and low for parts. :grin: soldered the parts back together, :good: carefully replaced all parts. :thumbsup: BINGO it works bench tested running for 30 seconds stop start twenty to thirty times then run for 30 seconds, with no...
by Andy4033
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Starter Motor
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Starter Motor

Hi Kev So what part is the starter ring 1 The silver part that attaches to the motor by the two very long screws. this part comes of leaving the motor intact and solenoid housing along with the center nut holding the fork in place. 2 something else ??? I feel LUCAS would never design a completely di...
by Andy4033
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Starter Motor
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Starter Motor

Hi All Well the time has come to replace my Starter after taking it out for the last time i found carnage and Cxxx all over the place :banghead: unfortunately while removing the nut from ht side also attached to the solenoid it turned slightly and broke the copper ht inners of. :rant: Cleaned and so...
by Andy4033
Sat May 19, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Water pump change
Replies: 1
Views: 1386

Water pump change

Hi ALL Well changing the pump was not as hard as thought But and the BUT is WHO WHAT AND WHY would you? WHO would MAKE a Key, was the key named after the maker Wouldfough Key i think ? BECAUSE you can't call it STUPID FXXXXX SILLY FXXXX POXY Fecking KEY :banghead: :rant: I spent more time under the ...
by Andy4033
Mon May 14, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Water Temperature sender
Replies: 1
Views: 1411

Water Temperature sender

Hi All Well Water Pump landed on my door step today, Well done Mo and thanks. As it has not stopped raining for the last 10 days and is set for the next ten :beg: then all work has stopped, I have been all over the rad without any trace of the sender :banghead: or any such wire for the Gage. Rusty N...
by Andy4033
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Diesel Tank
Replies: 2
Views: 1850

Diesel Tank

Hi It's Mucky

I would also like to remove the water filled Diesel tank or empty it?

Could i just use an empty Jerry can and fitted behind passengers seat with pipework attached But has it got a pump inside or just a feed pipe along with Gage.

Andy
by Andy4033
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Exhaust NUTS
Replies: 0
Views: 1547

Exhaust NUTS

Hi All While my Mucky is out of action i was going to do some much needed restaurations (that's the French way) The Exhaust fell of some time ago and unable to remove the TWO NUTS holding it to the manifold I just stuck a pipe over the end and forced the broken part up into it. I looked into removin...