1986 Single Cab

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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby itchyfeet » 26 Dec 2017, 21:48

DoubleOSeven wrote:Image


spigot lower left is to oil cooler need to blank it off
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1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 26 Dec 2017, 22:33

Ah thanks. May I ask, how would you blank it off? Thinking about push fit plumbing...
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby itchyfeet » 27 Dec 2017, 08:06

DoubleOSeven wrote:Ah thanks. May I ask, how would you blank it off? Thinking about push fit plumbing...
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I doubt that would work because of the lip
I'd use a bit of rubber water pipe and a cut off bolt, cut off the threaded part so there is just the smooth round part left.
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 27 Dec 2017, 18:11

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Got the clutch and cover lined up. Gearbox shenanigans tomorrow. Then the dreaded cooling system!
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby colinthefox » 27 Dec 2017, 18:26

DoubleOSeven wrote:Ah thanks. May I ask, how would you blank it off? Thinking about push fit plumbing...
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try this..........https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pro-Hose-Sil ... SeBr8Db22w
1.9D (AEF) pop-top. Aaaaahhhhh........that's better.
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby itchyfeet » 27 Dec 2017, 18:29

colinthefox wrote:
try this..........https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pro-Hose-Sil ... SeBr8Db22w



ohh I like that, not that I have a need
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby itchyfeet » 28 Dec 2017, 08:13

I got this wrong, I thought diesels reved lower but not T25 diesels it seems


ALD 5.5x0.85 x 945 (revs per min standard tyres 70mph) gives 4400 rpm at 70mph
a typical ABD box of 4.83x0.85 gives 3900 rpm at 70mph


https://web.archive.org/web/20150101225 ... fo/gbx.htm


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DoubleOSeven wrote:ALD gearbox...will do for now and get me going.



Interested to know how this drives, ALD has a 5.5 final drive ( DG is normally 4.83) as its a diesel box so that means ( As far as I know) that your revs are much lower for a given speed but I guess you can just use a lower gear. Might be interesting to know how it drives on a motorway, revs always seem far too high but perhps its needed.

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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby Cecil » 28 Dec 2017, 09:48

I would say that t25 Diesel engines do operate at lower rpm than petrols . Gearing was lower than for petrol but this would be offset by the fact that vehicle would be incapeable of great road speed because of the low horsepower.
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby volks_womble » 28 Dec 2017, 10:10

colinthefox wrote:try this..........https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pro-Hose-Sil ... SeBr8Db22w


Recently discovered these and used to blank off a pipe - really neat and quick :ok
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1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 28 Dec 2017, 13:55

Gearbox today.
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Sump plug had a lot of filings on it, I imagine most are like this.
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I have a new gasket for here, once I’ve got all the silicon off it!
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I don’t have a tool to get the sump plug out so I’m failing with an upside down bolt head.
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Scrubbed up alright. Any suggestions on getting the sump plug out, gratefully received. Update: Ordered a tool.
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Can’t continue until I can get these oil plugs out.
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 28 Dec 2017, 14:01

I’m also expecting the revs to be high too, but I imagine the 1,9 won’t take me much beyond 65 anyway so I can live with it for a bit. Be interesting to share the stats. anyway, for all to see.


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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 28 Dec 2017, 14:06

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Had a scoot through realoem.me last night but can’t find the VAG No. for the tin wear that holds the water reservoir and I need one.
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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby itchyfeet » 28 Dec 2017, 18:03

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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 28 Dec 2017, 18:23

Cheers. Made some nice chunky ones :)


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Re: 1986 Single Cab

Postby DoubleOSeven » 28 Dec 2017, 18:40

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Dipstick is loose, any ideas for fixing this in place?
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