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by TopCat
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: White Smoke

Dear Grandad This is extremely helpful many thanks- however I have already sourced a s/hand unit from Andy; just my luck if it too smokes- but he thinks it won't! Will keep you posted The experts did improve thangs by cleaning the injectors which were leaking overnight- leading to the white smoke on...
by TopCat
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Galleries
Topic: Hal the black prince has a new accessory- what is it For?
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Hal the black prince has a new accessory- what is it For?

PS I don't mean the Rod holders!
by TopCat
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Galleries
Topic: CJ7 V8 and Jerbil the Mindy
Replies: 0
Views: 152

CJ7 V8 and Jerbil the Mindy

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by TopCat
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: White Smoke

Hi I am back in the Highlands diagnosing Hal's smoke and hesitancy broke down on track- easily fixed with a new battery took it to Inverness (in convoy in case of trouble) and the experts have found the injectors leaking, the fuel filter bowl filthy and reckon the next thing is that the fuel pump ha...
by TopCat
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 3
Views: 1558

Re: steering wheel

I seem to recall the boss is the same as a RWD early Escort

so you can find a large Mountney or Moto Lita wheel to fit
by TopCat
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: White Smoke

Think I may have spoken too soon. He stated smoking again esp when cold and on overrun- but I have used a tin of diesel injector cleaner in the fuel tank

All I did was pressurise the filter with the primer pump

most of children have now left so I will do something major next summer!
by TopCat
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: White Smoke

Am now up in the Highlands - having had a lot of excitement on the river with 5 teenagers (boys) We were fishing off my island when I heard a rumbling- to see a wall of water - the river had risen approx 4 feet in 10 mins! I just got out with very wet feet over wellies as I wasn't in waders 2 childr...
by TopCat
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: White Smoke

yes the Jeep was left standing for a long time before I bought it- and it only gets occasional use on the farm

it is possible that there is water in the tank

I will take it to someone in Inverness whne we get north next week
by TopCat
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: White Smoke
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

White Smoke

Help experts My Mindy chucks out a lot of white smoke on startup and overrun but doesn't use any water I have tried Redex and have changed all the filters could it be a leaky injector- if so where can I find some with correct part nos please? Is the 2.5 D lump out of a Granada the same engine? advic...
by TopCat
Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: The Speak Easy
Topic: Hotchkiss jeep
Replies: 9
Views: 11970

Re: Hotchkiss jeep

lovely Jeep you have there!
by TopCat
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Galleries
Topic: Double Deuce
Replies: 15
Views: 8578

Re: Double Deuce

they do float- certainly over the boggy flow ground of Sutherland.
by TopCat
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Everyone, new to the site and the Mahindra, can you help!
Replies: 4
Views: 4213

Re: Hi Everyone, new to the site and the Mahindra, can you help!

What a lovely story!

Lucky you living on a Mountain in Tuscany!

please give us an update?
by TopCat
Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: owner of 1 and 1/2 Mahindras
Replies: 17
Views: 8024

Re: owner of 1 and 1/2 Mahindras

Like a scene from Kelly's Heroes the team of well trained (?) killers prepare to go pigeon flighting


(They only got one!)
by TopCat
Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: owner of 1 and 1/2 Mahindras
Replies: 17
Views: 8024

Re: owner of 1 and 1/2 Mahindras

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Subsequent chanterelle expedition was fruitful!

(CJ is my CJ7 360 V8)