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Old 20th July 2014, 19:25   #81
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The Tourer rear clusters are held in by two screws and a couple of ball head clips

The screws can rust in place and worse they screw into an insert that can break loose and then it will rotate in a totally useless fashion when you try to undo it!

The ball clips can be broken especially if trying to get the cluster off from a rusted screw

I recommend regularly removing the screws and applying some grease say every 6 month or so but at least annually when refitting do not over tighten

I also recommend as they are cross heads that Torx screws are used instead

I noticed this less than ideal design "feature" on my ZT-T.

I glued the insert in with superglue - doesn't rotate now.
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Old 5th August 2014, 22:19   #82
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I glued the insert in with superglue - doesn't rotate now.
A bit of White waterproof grease is still a good idea though.
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Old 5th August 2014, 22:23   #83
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A bit of White waterproof grease is still a good idea though.
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Old 23rd February 2015, 18:42   #85
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Default Octanes and how they get them.

Now for the chemistry lesson: Oil is a hydrocarbon fuel, meaning the individual molecules contain carbon and hydrogen atoms chained together. Modern petrol is blended according to various recipes, the active ingredients for which include about 200 different hydrocarbons, each with a spine of between 4 and 12 carbon atoms. One of them, isooctane, consists of 8 carbon and 18 hydrogen atoms (C8H18) and is exceptionally resistant to exploding spontaneously when exposed to the heat and pressure found inside a typical combustion chamber. Another, n-heptane (C7H16) is highly susceptible to such self-ignition.

These two compounds are therefore used to rate the knock resistance of all petrol blends. Petrol that resists knock the way a mixture of 87-percent isooctane and 13-percent n-heptane would is rated at 87. Racing fuels with octane ratings over 100 resist self-ignition even better than pure isooctane. The octane ratings for regular-grade fuel range from 85 to 87, mid grades are rated 88 to 90, and 91 and higher is premium.




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Old 28th May 2015, 11:13   #86
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This site has a complete parts list for Rover's and MG's. A wealth of information if you are looking for a part number or drawing of an item.

WHAT site? there's no link
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Old 28th May 2015, 20:50   #87
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This site has a complete parts list for Rover's and MG's. A wealth of information if you are looking for a part number or drawing of an item.

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Your post is in the wrong place if you expect a reply.

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Old 27th November 2015, 12:22   #88
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Thread revival !!

Quite a bit of updating needed.
I'll chug through one of these days and and MODS to edit in any latest info I may have.

OR maybe start a new thread with current info on it ??
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