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James paton
  • North Lanarkshire
  • United Kingdom

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out for a blast

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (up north) Morris Apr 11. 29 Replies

went out today for the first time in the leggey started out ok ended up with a tow back :( was running fine for about 7 miles then it felt like it was running out of fuel water temp was sitting at…Continue

melos windscreen

Started Mar 6 0 Replies

i have a melos windscreen for sale if any one needs one £25 what it cost me to have it made im in central scotland i also have a triumph spitfire/herald radiator £30 I can wrap items up best i can …Continue

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Brian (up north) Morris replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"glad you got it sorted :-)"
Apr 11
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"It would seem so Brian just been out only went for a mile or so before turning back totally hammered it and no issues will take it to work a few days"
Apr 11
Brian (up north) Morris replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"so it was fuel related then.......nur nur nur "
Apr 11
Daryl Heasman replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"Good mineral  oil and an EFL 90 oil filter"
Apr 10
Adrian Southgate replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"I used the NGK ones as thats what we sell and i had some old ones, they worked on my leggy so sent Steve the same ones. Can't trace the order so they must have been from stock, i'll have a root and see if I can find the details but…"
Apr 9
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"hi adrian i had done the same with my leggy changed the dizzy leads the gadget ,coil and ngk plugs defo starts better and tickover is smooth i have the bosh dizzy what is the best plugs i had thought of useing the accuspark accuspark cold plug any…"
Apr 9
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
" hi daryl ye were right there was a filter at the pump it bolts in to it un done it and there was some crap in it used some electrical cleaner to blow it through an a wee blast with the air gun put it back together removed the pipe at the carb…"
Apr 9
Daryl Heasman replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"Try disconnecting your filter to check flow , something is stopping flow between float bowl and tank could be needle valve into float chamber , all you can do is start one end and work through "
Apr 9
Daryl Heasman replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"Still easy to get it wrong"
Apr 9
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"it,s arrowed for direction of flow "
Apr 9
Daryl Heasman replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"I would take out the one you put in and check its the right way round"
Apr 9
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"hi daryl the fuel line is copper i replaced the rubber part that goes to the carb and fitted a small in line filter i have never had any experience with leccy pumps there is a fat type connector but dont know if it splits to clean i will check and…"
Apr 9
Daryl Heasman replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"James  there is an inline filter screwed into the pump ,It could be that blocked  , also check the fuel line from the pump ,cant remember if its plastic or copper"
Apr 9
James paton replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"I’m working on the car at the moment have took it for a run up the road and started again so I changed the coil and can confirm it is not that I put the old plugs back in as it’s all I have but made no change the folks in my street…"
Apr 9
Adrian Southgate replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"Seems that accuspark are related to marmite then. I fitted the full dizzy package, coil, plug leads etc but used my own plugs. Worked magic on the Legerra, better starting, smoother running and a higher rev range without all the messing about. I do…"
Apr 9
Brian (up north) Morris replied to James paton's discussion out for a blast
"heard lots of bad stuff about accuspark conversion. points all the way. "
Apr 9

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Duttons owned
Melos phaeton legerra sierra
Engine Type and Transmission Type
2.0 pinto in the legerra
Post code
Ml74nx

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legerra soft top

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 20:09 67 Comments

hi folks just wondering what fixing some of you guys are using on the legerra soft top front fixing the ones that are on mine are a bit fiddely to get located and locked down i wid be soaked by the time i had managed to get the roof on i had removed the fiddely ones and replaced them with m6 bolts and thumb screws makes it a bit quicker and easier but interested what other folks are using  thanks in advance 

ford vv crab vacume

Posted on December 13, 2017 at 22:15 8 Comments

 hi guys im fitting a ford v v carb to my legerra bought off ebay  was wondering if any one had a vacume pipe diagram or even a decent pic of how you had done it any help on this would be briliant . desprate to hear it running again :)

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At 19:48 on October 27, 2017, Adrian Southgate said…

Welcome back James.

At 19:31 on October 27, 2017, Dave Taylor said…

Welcome back James

 
 
 

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