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South Hants (SHPVS) Car Show and Autojumble.

Mon Apr 07 2014, 15:26 by Grizzly

SHVPS Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Autojumble

Date: Sunday 1st June 2014 10.00am – 4.00pm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park,

Gravel Hill, Horndean, Waterlooville. PO8 0QE

3 miles South Of Petersfield on the A3

South Hants Vehicle Preservation Society’s Annual Classic Vehicle Show and popular Autojumble.

Easy access and free public car parking on site.

This is a family day out with …

Beachbuggin 6th August let me know if your planning on going.

Sat Jul 22 2017, 21:29 by Grizzly

Who's up for beachbuggin they have booked out club pitch just need to know numbers please . . . it is a great one day show on southsea common next to the beach . . . lots to see and do let me know if your going as I have to book you in and you have access at reduced rate £5 I believe it is

Camper and Bus show and August events - what are you hoping to do?

Sun Jul 16 2017, 13:06 by carl & helen

Club days out August
 
Are any of these of any interest? Or are you planning something different that we can group together on?
 
Don’t think any of us are doing BugJam so our first possible weekend is

Camper & Bus, Camping at the Castle – 28th, 29th 30th July. We love this in the Malvern’s  so we are going back. Any takers?
http://www.volksworldshows.com/camper-and-bus-weekend-home
We …

Hessich Oldendorf and Euro Bug In 2017 - European trip details

Sun Oct 09 2016, 12:34 by carl & helen

HO17, Germany - http://www.uraltkaefer.de
Quite a few of you have already talked about coming to Germany for Hessich Oldendorf or for Belgium Euro Bug In next year in late June and early July.
 
Together these give us an incredible, every four year European trip to Hessich, Germany, on to the factories in Wolfsberg and Hannover and the back via EBI - Euro Bug In the following weekend for those …

Stonor Park 2017

Tue Mar 28 2017, 15:04 by Grizzly

Hi Folks I will be needing some assistance at Stonor Park on the 4th June. As well as the camping I am also organising club displays in return you will have free entry & camping.
I will need assistance on white pond gate for club display pass hand outs and lining up aircooled avenue & watercooled way.

And anyone that wants to help me out with camping.

Lastly as Aircooled Konnection are running …

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs

Mon May 22 2017, 21:43 by Grizzly

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs


CB oil filler gland nut tool

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CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Wed May 21 2014, 17:12

Hi has anyone got a tool which will tighten the gland nut to the Alternater stand inside the CB oil filler breather tower, if so could I borrow please as would like to fit my tower,,and only once, many thanks in advance.

Ron

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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by owen on Wed May 21 2014, 22:10

hi ron I did have one  but haven't used it for about five yrs and can't put my hands on it . From memory it was the cheap  version which is pretty crap  was okay to do up new nuts  but useless to undo the old ones. Decent tool is about £20. If I find it I will let you know
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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Wed May 21 2014, 22:46

Many thanks Owen, appreciated

Ron
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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Grizzly on Thu May 22 2014, 11:17

Ive got one if I can find it, can vouch for what Owen says though they are crap, I usuall end up just tap in it round with a large screw driver and rubber hammer
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Post by Ronnieboy59 on Thu May 22 2014, 13:57

Daz, that's exactly what I did to remove the stock one and fit to my new engine, anyway, now that I have all the 90 degree fittings all I need to know is,

1. Does the gland nut have a washer fitted to it prior to seating it in the CB Tower

2. Is there a washer that fits to the gland nut once fitted inside the CB Tower and onto the threads prior to fitting to the Alternator stand.

Reason I ask the above there does not appear to be a lot of thread showing through if washers are to be fitted prior to mounting on Alt stand.

Ta

Ron
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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Grizzly on Thu May 22 2014, 14:10

@Ronnieboy59 wrote:Daz, that's exactly what I did to remove the stock one and fit to my new engine, anyway, now that I have all the 90 degree fittings all I need to know is,

1. Does the gland nut have a washer fitted to it prior to seating it in the CB Tower

2. Is there a washer that fits to the gland nut once fitted inside the CB Tower and onto the threads prior to fitting to the Alternator stand.

Reason I ask the above there does not appear to be a lot of thread showing through if washers are to be fitted prior to mounting on Alt stand.

Ta

Ron


Nope no washers, I used an original nut and not the one supplied as from memory it's pants.

Where are you running your pipes to the carbs or fresh air. I tend to block the two bottom holes otherwise there is a risk of filling up your rockers when topping up the oil. I remember many moons also adding wire wool to the top half of the tower to aid separation.
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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Thu May 22 2014, 14:39

Good advice Daz, not venting my rockers as had to change the rocker covers to the scat ones with tabs as the gasket kept slipping, may give them another try some other time,

My thinking is

Fuel pump block off to one of the holes in the bottom of the tower

One take off from the top to right carb

Vent to ground from the take off at the back off the tower

Was told there wasn't really a need to vent to both carbs but I am always open to advice

Currently venting from stock oil filler to right carb and the fuel pump block off is capped off for now until I get good weather to get the tower fitted, been told it's all about negative pressure which was all new to me.

Any advice welcome Daz

Ron
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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Grizzly on Thu May 22 2014, 14:46

@Ronnieboy59 wrote:Good advice Daz, not venting my rockers as had to change the rocker covers to the scat ones with tabs as the gasket kept slipping, may give them another try some other time,

My thinking is

Fuel pump block off to one of the holes in the bottom of the tower

One take off from the top to right carb

Vent to ground from the take off at the back off the tower

Was told there wasn't really a need to vent to both carbs but I am always open to advice

Currently venting from stock oil filler to right carb and the fuel pump block off is capped off for now until I get good weather to get the tower fitted, been told it's all about negative pressure which was all new to me.

Any advice welcome Daz

Ron
Nope sounds good to me, that's the way I would do it now.


  • Rear bottom to fuel block off.
  • One to carb for pressure
  • One to air through bottom tins 90 degree fitting needed
  • And I wire wool it


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Re: CB oil filler gland nut tool

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Thu May 22 2014, 14:51

Thanks Daz for confirmation, and the picture, have done all the steel scrubs etc washed and dried, got all the 90 degree connectors and hoses, hope to get on it later if weather settles,

Thanks mate

Ron

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