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  1. East Mid's Pub Meet.

    Spoke to soon, probably won't make it now
  2. East Mid's Pub Meet.

    Are you guys having a meet this month? Thought I might drop by now I seem to have a fully functioning manta again......
  3. Single Wiper Conversion

    Did I hear my name being mentioned?????? IIRC the old Manta Magic article was a bit of a bodge and relocated the wiper spindle hole to the centre of the scuttle panel, it's much easier just to use the existing hole. I've since done a better version, sure I wrote a rough guide to doing it somewhere relatively recently, I shall be back.................
  4. Manta 400 Turbo Project

    Red FTW Some impressive work going on, just one thing...... Looks like you know what you're doing but are those seat bars up to the job just being welded at the ends like that? normally they have spreader/reinforcing plates where they attach to the body.
  5. My 400 Project Need Help

    remove the front subframe (with wheels attached), fit engine/box etc to that. lift the front end of the car up, roll subframe/engine etc in place, drop back over it - job done
  6. E36 Grn C20Xe Start Prob. No Spark?

    Dodgy crank sensor
  7. Megamanta On Ebay

    ^^^^^Exactly For that kind of money I'd want something road legal. Also be curious what it would take to get it back on the road now with the sva/biva regs, guessing more than an afternoons work
  8. Engine Number

    Sure you're reading the right number mate? It's stamped on the flange the bell housing bolts to Should start with 20XE........
  9. Cooling Fan Thermo Switch

    Are you using a relay to power the fan? A lot of these thermo switches can't handle the current a fan pulls so need to be in a relay circuit.
  10. this place has a few weber bits...... http://www.dellorto.com http://www.dellorto.com/merchandise/products_details.asp?PartNo=72302&CategoryID=3&PartsectionID=57
  11. Cooling Fan Thermo Switch

    Sounds like you might have found the problem. I used an M14x1.5 nut and spent an age going through the sensor catalogue at the local parts shop trying to find one with the right temp range and m14 thread (think it's for a rover??)
  12. Cooling Fan Thermo Switch

    I've got a similar setup and use a 100/95 degree switch (fairly sure it's an intermotor too), needle hardly gets above the middle before the fan cuts in which seems a bit early for that temp range so I'm assuming my gauge or gauge sender isn't reading right. Just a thought - where's the sender located in the pipe? Needs to be underneath so it's always in the water flow. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v326/mantachris/16v%20project/fanswitch7a.jpg