Taking piston out

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billyboy
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Re: Taking piston out

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well done mate! sounds like you are almost there.let"s have a listen to it when you get it running eh?
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Re: Taking piston out

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Cheers, can anyone suggest what to use to clean the rust marks off the piston without scoring or damaging it in any way?
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Re: Taking piston out

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An update on my seized FP! I've now got everything un-seized and unfortunately found lots of crusty surface rust inside the cylinder, too much to remove with a kitchen scouring pad so I've now reverted to an idea from RBT, I've got hold of a tool to hone the cylinder, I've also got new rings from John (nice and cheap) so hopefully I should be on my way this weekend, but as I'm aware more problems lurk ahead.
I know oil is a subject covered a few times but I'm having problems getting EP140 oil, I've sourced EP90 for my FPC. Apart from John (p&p being a pain) any ideas where sells this stuff?

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Re: Taking piston out

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Penrite dealers. Transoil 140


Jeffrey's Garage, Greenlaw, Duns Tel: 01361 810533

Gibbon & Wilson Ltd., Glasgow Tel: 0141 943 1333

Chic Doig, Cardenden, Kircaldy Tel: 01592 722999

Edinburgh Sportscar Parts, Dalkeith Tel: 0131 654 1613

MCF Classic Cars, Motherwell Tel: 01698 254141

Mini Mart, Gateside, Fife Tel: 01337 860666

Dollar Motor Garage Co., Clackmannanshire Tel: 01259 742332
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Re: Taking piston out

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this EP140 is free post on ebay
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... SA:GB:1123
£8.50 for 1/2 litre
the deflector is just the shaped piston crown not a seperate piece
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Re: Taking piston out

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Yep, saw that, but SOS John will supply a litre for another £3 incl p&p.
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Re: Taking piston out

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U could try Frosts:

http://www.frost.co.uk/item_Detail.asp? ... &subCatID=

£6.50 litre, dunno how much p&p
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