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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #390 on: November 23, 2018, 03:25:22 PM »
HP,

is this the Moke you were wanting the spare trailing arms for so you could swap them in and out?

The adapter pin looks like a much easier job than replacing the arms each time you want to run the heavier shocks. :)

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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #391 on: November 23, 2018, 03:30:31 PM »
I didnt have any spare trailing arms and that was going to be the plan, but now if I want to tow the trailer or need to use heavier suspension I can just remove the adapter and swap the shockie’s.
Yep, much easier  ;)
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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #392 on: December 01, 2018, 11:38:47 AM »
Well PRUs stance is much better and by lowering it all down to a more standard height has helped heaps with the toe in on the front wheels. Much better on round a bouts etc.


 
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« Reply #393 on: December 01, 2018, 02:40:33 PM »
Looking good there halfpint.  You got a plan for a test drive/camping this Xmas.

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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #394 on: March 08, 2019, 10:19:25 PM »

Well the Facet Electric fuel pump had to go. I couldn't get it to be quiet, and I didn't want to move it somewhere where there was enough room to fit it on the cotton reel rubber mounts.
So I ordered a new SU style pump and spent a bit of time trying to fit into a very small space. Had to do it with a full tank of juice didnt I  ::), Its been a week now and I reakon I can still smell the fuel all up my arms  >:(.
Worth it though, so quiet, a small tick as I turn the key, then nothing  ;D, even without rubber mounts I cant hear it at all, awsome  ;D



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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #395 on: March 09, 2019, 08:02:34 PM »
Hp,

I was thinking today why you went to the trouble of chopping up the floor to locate the fuel pump but then looking at it again tonight I remembered you have the full length tank cover so it is not in the floor as such, just the cover. You are forgiven my son. :)

You might be able to hide a few more things up there. :)

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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #396 on: March 10, 2019, 01:38:33 PM »
You might be able to hide a few more things up there. :)
Yep Terry, side fill cylindrical tank. There is a lot of wasted space in there and the problem is it’s not very useable either. A couple of times I’ve kinked the fuel line fitting up, but it’s out of the engine bay.
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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #397 on: March 19, 2019, 01:03:43 PM »
HP do you have a nutsert tool?? 8)
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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #398 on: July 21, 2019, 11:21:12 PM »
HP do you have a nutsert tool?? 8)
Sorry Pete, I didnt see this  :-[ . Yep,  ;)
Gee its been a while since I've added to this thread, have just been given the "Warning, 120 day" alarm  ;D
PRU runs pretty well and is driven most days.
I took her down to the Victorian Mini Car Club Show at the Melbourne Show grounds the other week, Oh my, as expected there were some very nice cars in a hanger chock block full of nice Mokes and their derivitives  ;D
They even gave us all "Drip Trays"  ;D


I can use mine again  8)

Any way, the week before we head down I noticed the drivers side CV boot had come off the CV. It was hard as a rock. Not plyable at all. So I pulled it out, pulled apart the CV and cleaned everything out. Re assembled and repacked with fresh grease and refitted with a new spare boot I had. I used the cable tie that came with the boot but by the time I drove to work and back, it had come off. I replaced it with another type and it lasted till I got back from Melbourne and I havnt had time to fix it till this morning. Now its just annoying me, so back to the old school tie wire  8). Bet it wont come off now  ;)


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« Reply #399 on: July 21, 2019, 11:57:16 PM »
HI,

I am more conservative and just do two loops of wire, you've  three. :)

I was doing a new Inner CV and boot yesterday and there was a fancy looking style clip with a ratchet type set up that looks reusable if you could get it to work in the first place. No instructions, i did look after about 10 minutes of stuffing around with it, and by about the 15 minute mark out came the roll of wire and all done in a matter of minutes.

The cable ties on the outer tend to catch on the hub where they join, unless you use really small ones joined together.

And the drip tray is for Minis, not Mokes, that would be why it looks clean.

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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #400 on: July 22, 2019, 12:13:00 PM »
Pretty sure that’s what was happening Terry, the cable tie needs to be a fairly low profile to not hit the hub. And the 3 loops was more that the wire was there, than that’s what I planned. Usually twice around is ample. Will see.
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« Reply #401 on: July 23, 2019, 04:24:09 PM »
Onya HP and Happy Birthday

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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #402 on: October 07, 2019, 08:14:04 PM »
Oh dear ???
On Sunday, we took advantage of a nice warm, overcast morning to take Mrs HP down to the local markets then Brunch in one of our favorite Cafe's, so the roof was folded down and off we went.
It was as I was parking, for some reason I noticed a dark spot on the floor mat and looked further up, and saw this  :o


Bugger, the clutch master cylinder has leaked, didnt notice it over the last couple of weeks driving to work.
Unbolted it this arvo, so I'll clean it all up and kit it out.
Have to keep an eye on the seal quality hey Dave  ;)
https://www.mokeforum.com.au/index.php?topic=13873.msg165550#msg165550

I'll start another thread about getting stainless steel sleeving fitted into it (or another one).
Oh well, some paint repairs coming up  ::)
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Re: Mokes don't float! Halfpints story so far.
« Reply #403 on: October 07, 2019, 09:16:14 PM »
Ahh bugger!

Not ideal there HP but at least its not in super noticable spot and better than being the brakes and running out of fluid!

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