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by Johann66
Fri 29 Dec 2017, 17:37
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Got Mobile! Got a birthday present for the Opel! Spot and Fog lamps! Car needs serious wash & clean up!
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Complete with relays
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by Johann66
Sat 23 Dec 2017, 18:04
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Check the earth strap from engine to body. . New earth and clutch cable and everything was fine. Thanks for the advice! Fitted extra earth cable to engine block! Also fitted spacers to starter! Charging battery, lets hope!! Played with shims and the Extra earth cable! stronger current and the start...
by Johann66
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 15:06
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Check the earth strap from engine to body. I had a situation. Once where my clutch cable became hard and the car did not want to start when hot. Cold engine no problem. End of the day the woven earthstrap from body to engine was bad. The engined earthed through the clutchcable which melted the plas...
by Johann66
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 15:05
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Not sure what could be your problem, but nice to see an update on the record! I am sure with you knowledge you will figure out the issue with the starter I suspect the coat of paint at the housing is causing a poor connection! I cant believe that the starter is so strong and takes immediaterly! and...
by Johann66
Sat 16 Dec 2017, 18:47
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Just when all is supposed to be OK! 8O I'm having starter issues for some time now and took out the starter to check why the Bendix does not kick-in immediately! I replaced the solenoid as had cracks in the head! I fitted a new solenoid and tested the starter on the bench! Unit works perfectly! :D P...
by Johann66
Sat 16 Dec 2017, 18:29
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 148447

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Feedback on the brakes and exhaust! More than a month since renovating the complete brake system by myself! Not a drop of brake fluid leaking anywhere! The exhaust manifold was repaired by Johan from Triangle Exhaust. My most difficult part was to refit the complete exhaust system! Here is a pic of ...
by Johann66
Thu 07 Dec 2017, 19:56
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 1207

Re: New to the forum

Welcome!
by Johann66
Mon 04 Dec 2017, 18:54
Forum: Restoration
Topic: My Cortina Restoration has begun!
Replies: 67
Views: 22494

Re: My Cortina Restoration has begun!

Update on progress of the build, started with a bit more fitting and assembly work. Drivetrain was put back as well as the wiring(still needs sorting), need Santa to drop the cash off for the carpets and rubbers!! http://i445.photobucket.com/albums/qq172/jcmunnik/Blou%20Ford%20Project/20171203_1839...
by Johann66
Mon 04 Dec 2017, 10:58
Forum: Technical
Topic: 1971 CHEV KOMMANDO: FLANCE GASKET CODE
Replies: 5
Views: 1635

Re: 1971 CHEV KOMMANDO: FLANCE GASKET CODE

Hullo Johan, Just come back from Triangle Exhaust with e new Metal "O" ring! Johan tells me that he has them manufactured! Box Full!! He does not recommend the other one as it collapses in a short period of time!! Cost R50, I bought one. The 2.5, 3.8 and 4.1 use the same Flange size!! Let me know if...
by Johann66
Sat 02 Dec 2017, 13:00
Forum: Technical
Topic: 1971 CHEV KOMMANDO: FLANCE GASKET CODE
Replies: 5
Views: 1635

Re: 1971 CHEV KOMMANDO: FLANCE GASKET CODE

Kavesh, thanks, I have succeeded in obtaining an "O' ring. Johann, just to make double sure, is it possible to get me both the gaskets? I will gladly pay for it ,please PM me the amount including the postage costs and your account number. My postal address is P O BOX 6495 WELGEMOED 7538. (My Komman...