[ROVERNET - UK] Whitworth Tools

Glen Wilson glenwilson at ixpres.com
Sun Jun 13 23:15:05 BST 2004

Several people have asked about the Whitworth tools I posted a note
about. I am afraid that Fritz beat everyone to the punch.  Maybe I
should have auctioned them...  ;-)


Glen Wilson
Suburban Philadelphia

roverguy wrote:
> Alan,
>     Drop the exhaust from the manifold then remove the head with the
> manifold still on it.
> roverguy at sonic.net
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Gale" <agale at ihug.com.au>
> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 9:24 AM
> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] manifold madness
>>It's two in the morning and i have paused with frustration.  Am in the
>>middle of removing the heads off the P6 so they can be overhauled while
>>i fit new rings this week.
>>The lh rear exhaust manifold stud on my P6 is so cramped that it is
>>impossible to remove .... any hints?  Evem my sneaky bent ring spanner
>>which fixes most of these tight ones does not get in there.
>>I have the head off the rh side of the engine .... plenty of room all
>>around the manifold and the head studs there.
>>But the lh side is squashed up hard against the chassis rail, etc.
>>Any thoughts?  am thinking of undoing the engine mounts and jacking up
>>the engine to get some clearance.  Any other thoughts from those who
>>have been through this?  and don't say "remove the engine" - that is not
>>an option, tho i fear it may become one.  I cannot think of another way
>>of getting at these studs.
>>Putting them all back is going to be worse.
>>alan gale
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