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June 27, 2017, 01:16:02 PM
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 on: June 26, 2017, 03:43:25 PM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Llywelyn1984
Have you cleaned out the one way valve in the tank?

 on: June 26, 2017, 03:33:42 PM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Llywelyn1984
Can't say i ever did anything with my ht leads - about the only part that was the same when i bought it as when i sold it.
probably should have changed them but my issue didn't occur on the motorway so i, maybe wrongly, assumed it wasn't spark?
It would always happen after a long run so everything was hot.

 on: June 24, 2017, 12:30:27 PM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Cuthbert
Master HT lead disconnection is the main cause of Rascal/Bambis exploding exhaust pipe syndrome, I know from personal experience.

 on: June 19, 2017, 09:33:09 AM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Alex
Thanks all for the advice.

it appears to me so far, that it was a plug related issue. I was driving last week when the van cut out suddenly (and as is always the case, at the least helpful place possible, just on the entry to a busy roundabout!) but a quick investigation showed the master HT lead had disconnected itself. I reconnected that, and it seemed to rather perk up quite a lot

However it now has been a little unwilling to start from cold now, but I'm putting that down to the heat at the moment affecting things.

I might have another go at the timing at the weekend but for now, all seems to be going OK

(except for the boot release has now stopped working!)

 on: June 13, 2017, 11:38:04 AM 
Started by Les - Last post by Llywelyn1984
well this is why the new van is much better eh...but much less fun.

 on: June 13, 2017, 11:35:41 AM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Llywelyn1984
nb i still have a box full off old/new parts!

 on: June 13, 2017, 11:25:19 AM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Llywelyn1984
Exactly the same as what used to happen on my van and i can tell you i never sorted it!
Although my timing was out by a tooth as well...
I remember it was in the middle of the adjustment before i had the timing belt done by a garage (who serviced a fleet of rascals he claimed).  Afterwards it was right towards to end of the adjustment.  Im told it's easy to pull out the dizzy and move it a tooth but i had the fear back then so never tried it.  But it ran perfectly fine from cold it was only after a good run it wouldn't sodding idle.  I had carb refurbed by dell and a new fuel pump.  I also replaced all the spark plugs, points and condenser. 
Id still say a fuel issue but i'm no expert!
Saying that my engine was pretty smokey!
All in all i miss my van terribly but im glad it's gone!
When it came to my mot day the fuel tank sprang a leak and pissed fuel all over the driveway...not fun.   New tanks for the pick up are £350 from the stealer and i bought a whole suzuki carry 52 plate for £820.  

 on: June 12, 2017, 12:20:08 PM 
Started by Bambi1234 - Last post by Dell Boy
Hello George.

Refurbished carb.    £90.00.

Post.                        £12.00

Refundable deposit against receipt of usable carb to refurbish.  £60.00.

Or you send me your one & I do that.

Derek. 07879615056.


 on: June 12, 2017, 10:14:40 AM 
Started by Bambi1234 - Last post by Bambi1234
Hi Derek, this is. What I was thinking, I had to drill the screws out of the current one just to clean the jets last time so it would be for the best as it's 30years old, do you know where the beat place to get a refurbished one?? Many thanks George

 on: June 12, 2017, 09:55:48 AM 
Started by Alex - Last post by Dell Boy
Nothing to do with age. You are one tooth out on the distributor. Rascals will run with ignition 20 degrees out. Possibly condenser/carb issues as well but sort the timing out first.


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