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Cornish Rattler

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  1. Hi guys I know the tool for setting the swivels on a series truck is a pulling weight tool like a fisherman would use for weighing fish but if you don't have such tool is there anything else you can use instead, would the old gauge type torque wrench work pulling on a top arm bolt
  2. Series Tdi's - refinement and noise levels

    Sorry just realised what I wrote, I meant to say cab not the engine bay
  3. Prop shaft

    Sounds like its worn then and needs replacing A.S.A.P.
  4. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    All my bits I ordered the other day to finish off the axles have all come in now so weekend I will be fitting them
  5. Prop shaft

    Or grease it up and check again
  6. Series Tdi's - refinement and noise levels

    What do you recken to using that thick rubber matting that they use in a gym for the engine bay, I've seen it in Homebase's and son says he can get me a load free and it's thicker than homebase's
  7. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    They was fitted before the universal socket came out and is also the reason the wiring loom between the o/s rear lights to the tow plug needs extending as the original loom just went to where the old style socket was fitted although newer replacement looms probably now cater for the later plug normally fitted around the tow ball area.
  8. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    Cheer's mate
  9. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    Cheers Arjan, yeah I need to order the rear 24 spline half shafts and flanges and a couple of other things for now just to finish off the axles off plus fill up with oil aswell then move onto the steering next month as sons wedding is slowing me down ATM, the sale of the 90 paid for the wedding but I still have other stuff to sort out for the wedding for myself as the wedding is in Cyprus
  10. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    Defs have the td5 rear X member on all chassis but this is the S2a chassis with a std rear X member but as you say the hole is for an earlier plug socket which I vaguely remember mainly on S1's and early S2a's
  11. Fitting a Log Burner in a garage

    Yep that's true
  12. Fitting a Log Burner in a garage

    It would be nice to have a big log burner like you guys have to shove a big log or 3 to watch burn or not have to re-fill every now and then like we do
  13. Fitting a Log Burner in a garage

    Ok it's been nearly 3/4 of a year in and with autumn just around the corner I decided on fitting an adjustable vent on the opposite wall to where the stove is which is where my bench is as for some reason it's the only place in the garage that wouldn't get warm, so Saturday I got my SDS drill out and cut a hole in the wall and fitted the vent but didn't have time to try it so today I got the stove going and after 1/2 an hour I opened the vent and hey presto it works and the bench area is nice and warm, just need to see how it is once winter kicks in again
  14. Rattler and son 1971 S11a swb Restoration

    Pay day on Friday so more bits to buy
  15. MOT advisory, WATCH OUT !

    Sorry what I meant was is the ball joints for H/D steering rods are longer and thought you have been sent the wrong ball joints hence why the tread count was wrong