Roll the dice

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Re: Roll the dice

Post by RMS » 04 May 2018 15:55

drove around with not much more than the hand brake today..... very stressful.. so what is the cheapest in stock @ lordco BMC brake master cylinder ?

application or part number appreciated.
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Re: Roll the dice

Post by RMS » 24 May 2018 15:44

just replaced the valve seals and ready for aircare :P

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Re: Roll the dice

Post by RMS » 08 Jul 2018 09:28

oh jeez, down shifted into third as I took the inside line on the nordel/allex interchange and the poor little 4spd cried out with a sequeeeeeeeeel all the way up the bridge deck.
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Re: Roll the dice

Post by bertvorgon » 08 Jul 2018 10:46

I have a bullet if you need one to put it out of it's misery!
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dead in the water

Post by RMS » 15 Jul 2018 00:30

it will shortly be visiting ailed salvage before taking a trip across the pacific were it will be reborn. had a 5 spd in by tuseday

for the first time ever I was not able to limp a 510 home. coming back from the wack I pulled off the hwy to recycle some coffee and a few miles down the road the she started to sputter then nothing, bumped it, choked it.....nothing. flasher on I rolled into some shade by the ditch. hood up, cap off everything good..... look under the cleaner and the bowl was empty. with a full tank and filter I attacked the pump with the only wrench in the car. pull the body and the arm bounces off the battery then the alt and finally came to rest in the dirt.... by the time I walk to the parts store..... ya thats right. it was closed, and the next... Call in reinforcement and 20 min later their on seen, electric pump in hand. they had to run to catch a boat and by the time it was plumed and wired it was getting dark. connected the ground then touched the + and nothing. called in the reserves and left the datsun in a cloud of diesel as we rolled away on 53s.
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Re: Roll the dice

Post by greenthumb » 15 Jul 2018 07:42

I hope you're planning to salvage the good bits before it goes to get 'reborn'

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Re: Roll the dice

Post by Byron510 » 15 Jul 2018 08:06

I’ll assume it was just the transmission that hit the scrap pile :-)

So Robyn, in the end what did you figure out?

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Re: Roll the dice

Post by RONSLYCHUK » 15 Jul 2018 11:00

Hey Robyn,sorry to hear of your dilemma. You should’ve called me,I have an old fuel pump that probably would have worked for you. And I have wrenches!

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Re: Roll the dice

Post by RMS » 16 Jul 2018 08:33

I had thought of calling you or Byron but it was 9:30pm and she died on the no10 @ 192 right on the sur/lang border. I was quite surprised when I rolled up on sunday morning to find all my change still on the floor, ash tray in and glove box closed. new used pump was installed in minutes and I was back on the road.
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