Search:

Type: Posts; User: salypenter; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Sorry, typo, it’s a Mk III Sumo

    Sorry, typo, it’s a Mk III Sumo
  2. For Parts? Selling my Sumo with 350 Chevy V8

    ilgrim Sumo Mk II + 5.7L Chevvy Small Block
    Hi All

    I used to be on the forum a lot about 7 years back and my build stalled when I had built a car that drove, party due to I guess my motivation...
  3. Correction. Sorry this a Mk III Sumo with 350...

    Correction. Sorry this a Mk III Sumo with 350 Chevy V8
  4. Pilgrim Sumo Mk II + 5.7L Chevvy Small Block

    Hi All

    I used to be on the forum a lot about 7 years back and my build stalled when I had built a car that drove, party due to I guess my motivation (to build a "car") then evaporated and three...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,176

    Sumo Radiator Help

    Hello

    Just restarted building my Mk3 after about 7 years off (KIDS!).

    So first thing I did was to put a hole in my radiator and going to the pilgrim shop was a surprised to see that a rad would...
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    823

    Hmmm yes thay are a bit of a bast@rd. I used a...

    Hmmm yes thay are a bit of a bast@rd.

    I used a spanner (open one end, ring the other).

    You should be able to get nearly all of them on using the open spanner.

    There was one which I had...
  7. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,742

    I'm still building my cob (but it moves under...

    I'm still building my cob (but it moves under it's own power!!!).

    I would say that, if I could take my car, I would like to be able to use the rolling road for tweaking, especially with some of...
  8. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,128

    Chevy Oil Pressure

    Dear All

    Can someone enlighten me on what is the expected range for oil pressure for a SBC350 at idle?

    Recently rebuilt engine, only run a couple of times, think it was at ~50 PSI first time it...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    708

    Sumo - Camber Adjustment

    Dear All

    A frequent topic on the CRC!

    Just a quick question though. I have a MIII sumo with Granada running gear.

    Anyway, I am roughtly adjusting my camber and it is not far off zero degrees...
  10. Thread: Hello!

    by salypenter
    Replies
    11
    Views
    868

    Hi Roy I'm building a sumo at the moment, to...

    Hi Roy

    I'm building a sumo at the moment, to be honest it's not built yet but moves under it's own power!

    My expereince with Pigrim is good, the only negative is that sometimes their parts take...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    663

    Questions = Odds & Sods

    Dear All

    Had lots of 'to do' things being put off because I was missing some info. So if any of the CRC experts have a spare minute maybe you can help me by answering some of the below (better...
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,920

    Clutch convert

    Hi

    I have used the magum converstion on a Sumo. Couple of things to note:-
    1. With the standard master and slave, I fitted them and the pushrod didn't move far enough so I thought I'd need to...
  13. Replies
    5
    Views
    849

    Time to get Drunk!

    Dear All

    Spent about a year building my Pilgrim so far (SBC350, Getrag, Granada). Time mainly spent rebuilding my SBC (rebore, new cam, TBI to carbs), never tried to build an engine before. Getrag...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    757

    Questions on Tyres

    Dear All

    Trying not to reinvent the wheel (!! looked at loads of threads!),but I could really do with some help with the following. Just got my 17in Image wheels (for Sumo) and trying to find...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,499

    Alternator connections

    Dear All

    Simple question on alternator wiring, for the two 'small' connections, indicator and field,:
    = Indicator goes to the warning light
    = What goes to to field connection, I am assuming it...
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,010

    I think I looked at the costs and as far as I...

    I think I looked at the costs and as far as I remember Pilgrim supplied image wheels cheaper than image too.

    Regards


    John
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,175

    I have spun it already a couple of times over and...

    I have spun it already a couple of times over and it's nothing untowards happened.

    To find TDC I bolted a steel plate over cylinder #1 with the head off. brought pistson #1 up until it touched...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,175

    Yep (thankfully) When I set the valves...

    Yep (thankfully)

    When I set the valves (Hydrualic) I turned it over and no resistance (plugs out). to make sure. Now fully set-up (plugs in) I am turning the engine over via a large spanner one on...
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,175

    Hmmmmm, bugger Enignes in the chassis, so I...

    Hmmmmm, bugger

    Enignes in the chassis, so I pulled off the water pump, balancer, timing cover etc and checked the timing sprokets.

    With the crank at TDC (which I know is correct as I confirmed...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,175

    SBC 350 - Timing/first fire

    Hi All

    About to fire my rebuilt SBC for the first time.

    However, trying to set the timing and when I set the 1# cylinder to TDC
    - TDC checked against harmonic balancer markings during build...
  21. Replies
    1
    Views
    339

    Radiusing SVA

    Dear All

    Looking at posts, many SVA failure points appear to be due to cobs failing the SVA radius criteria. I have an idea of what the radius criteria are but as someone who is halfway through a...
  22. Replies
    0
    Views
    368

    Getrag and Granda Bolts

    Dear All

    V Quick question....

    I have a propshaft about to be delivered to mate my Getrag box to my Granada dif.

    Thinking of bolts I guess these will be handing a lot of stress. Can anyone...
  23. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,223

    Thanks!

    Thanks for your feedback!

    Good news looks like the side pipes and propshaft are finally on their way so the initial question may be acedemic!

    Interesting to see how the post has 'evolved'.
    ...
  24. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,223

    Can I start her up??

    Dear All

    Just rebuilt a SBC from scratch (first time at engine building) and she's already to go except for two things which I am wondering if they are needed for 1st fire. Taking awile to source...
  25. Replies
    2
    Views
    687

    Sumo Dashboard - SVA Comliance?

    Dear All

    I have the standard fibreglass SVA compliant dashboard from pilgirm which I have filled sanded and sprayed silver (looks supprisingly OK!) as I intend to fabricate something a little more...
Results 1 to 25 of 82
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4