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    James, Good to see you're still making...

    James,

    Good to see you're still making progress!!

    I would agree with others recommending the steel gaskets (second option) and (personally) would apply the exhaust sealant. It may...
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    But surely that is the most enjoyable bit!!?

    But surely that is the most enjoyable bit!!?
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    Chris, If it was easy everyone would be...

    Chris,

    If it was easy everyone would be doing it! Very impressive so far and makes for very enjoyable viewing/reading - keep going, it will be worth it!!!


    Take care
    Ian
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    Well we all live and learn - yet another school...

    Well we all live and learn - yet another school day.

    Received the new adapter plate which I was assured had been used by many others without a problem. Just to be sure I applied engineers blue...
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    Alun, Thanks for the reply & suggestion. ...

    Alun,

    Thanks for the reply & suggestion. I have a replacement adapter on order and will update this thread when I have tried it. Good idea to use the OEM filter attachment, I think I still...
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    Lee, I have checked this one and...

    Lee,

    I have checked this one and indications are that it should fit, currently have an offer waiting for acceptance.


    Thanks for the response,

    Ian
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    Phil, Appreciate your reply & suggestion...

    Phil,

    Appreciate your reply & suggestion which would indeed improve the present situation. However having spent considerable time & effort to get the 1UZ properly installed I am unwilling to...
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    Hi Andrzej, hope you are keeping well. ...

    Hi Andrzej, hope you are keeping well.

    Another good idea but the space is very tight (I already had to reshape the lower chassis rail to clear the oil hose unions) and my skill levels are not...
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    Tony, Thanks for the suggestion but I think I...

    Tony,

    Thanks for the suggestion but I think I am going to try an source a correctly machined adapter that will fit, and hopefully, seal properly.

    I will update the other (newer) thread "1UZ...
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    Kev, Thanks but I think you are confusing my...

    Kev,

    Thanks but I think you are confusing my technical abilities and skill levels with those of others on this forum. I would love to have the wherewithal to do machining & cut threads etc but...
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    1UZ Oil Leak - Remote Filter Adapter

    Hi,

    As you may have seen under previous thread I have been troubled by an oil leak from the adapter plate, fitted in place of the standard 1UZ Filter Bracket Assembly, to allow a remote oil...
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    So it looks like my new found O-ring knowledge...

    So it looks like my new found O-ring knowledge will be wasted! The problem appears to be poor manufacturing of the adapter plate.

    I cleaned up the surfaces of both the adapter plate & the...
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    Kevin, Thank you and yes it might be. It...

    Kevin,

    Thank you and yes it might be. It looks like the O-rings are extruding under pressure which may be caused by incorrect sizing or a larger than acceptable extrusion gap. This could...
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    15p actually - not that it makes a huge...

    15p actually - not that it makes a huge difference. Thank you for the comment and yes it is a shame, not to mention immensely frustrating.

    Take care,
    Ian
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    Aaron, Good find thank you Lee, thank...

    Aaron,

    Good find thank you




    Lee, thank you
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    Lee, Thanks for the reply. No...

    Lee,

    Thanks for the reply. No unfortunately not, I think the adapter plates were made by a number of small manufacturing operations and I have seen numerous examples all broadly similar. ...
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    How do O Rings stop oil leaks?

    Hi, Looking for assistance to clear my thinking on O ring seals. The problem I have is trying to seal the adapter plate, which replaces the Filter Bracket Assembly on the 1UZ engine, to allow the...
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    Russell, As far as I am aware Pilgrim...

    Russell,

    As far as I am aware Pilgrim only ever had a single mounting hole for the inboard pivot of the rear trailing arm on the Sumo. The three holes, spaced vertically, for the outer pivot...
  19. James, Can I suggest that the best person to...

    James,

    Can I suggest that the best person to give guidance would be the tester at whichever test centre you are planning to take your car for the IVA test.

    When building my Sumo I did not use...
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    Chris, It wasn't Allan Staniforth's...

    Chris,

    It wasn't Allan Staniforth's "Competition Car Suspension: A Practical Handbook" by any chance was it? If it wasn't then I recommend the book as required reading.

    I am...
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    Garage Meet - Sunday 15th August 2021

    In the hope that others have survived the traumas caused by the global pandemic and are looking to reconnect over the noise of a V8 soundtrack I am hosting a Garage Meet on Sunday 15th August.
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    Benn, Hello and welcome to the forum. ...

    Benn,

    Hello and welcome to the forum.

    There is a car show this Sunday (1st August) at the Mermaid Car Park in Blyth organised by the local Rotary Club. I know of at least one local member of...
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    Dave, I have attached drawings I made when...

    Dave,

    I have attached drawings I made when selecting the wheels for my Granada based Mk.3 Sumo. Be aware that kit cars are not all the same, you may be surprised to hear, and therefore I offer...
  24. Sorry Stu, sold it to a local member many moons...

    Sorry Stu, sold it to a local member many moons ago.

    Regards,
    Ian
  25. Aaron, I suffered very similar problems when...

    Aaron,

    I suffered very similar problems when posting to a thread I had started when installing the 1UZ into the Sumo - thought at the time it was some form of anti Japanese bias. I to compose...
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