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  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:34 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
I’ve put it all back together again, I still try and use it as a daily driver. I’m sure everyone is tired of my issue anyway. I’ll look again during the winter when it’s off the road, I’ll ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:31 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Tried reversing polarity, checked all the grounds, still no change. One thing you mentioned stirred my curiosity Pete, ‘ staying too long on 0 volts and too short on 5 volts ‘ . The instruction le ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:52 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Yes I made sure it’s grounded, in fact I added an extra ground to the whole speedo as the ground from the bulb connection didn’t seem too great. I don’t have a spare voltage stabilizer but surel ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:25 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Yes I ran a separate ground from the tank to the battery to be certain. The sender seems to read accurately, the gauge seems to work correctly, the voltage stabilizer seems to work correctly . There r ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:32 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
I’ll give that a try and let you know, appreciate your advice.
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Hi Pete, I’m using a MK1 fuel gauge, a new MK1 voltage stabilizer and a new MK1 20 ohm full, 200 ohm empty fuel sender. I get a reading on the gauge of half tank when it’s actually full, despite a ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:31 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
So I get 12 volts to the voltage stabilizer. I get 5 volts out of the voltage stabilizer. I have the sender out and it reads 20 full and 200 empty when I move it manually. I have hooked up my MK2 fuel ...
  Topic: Lotus jigsaw
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 1
Views: 117

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:06 pm   Subject: Lotus jigsaw
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  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Ok I’ll check when I’m back home on the weekend, voltage stabilizer is new so I’ll check my connections. Thanks Pete I’ll let you know what I find.
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:22 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Hi Pete, so I have 3 volts at the sender, 1.8 volts at the gauge. My son is currently at school and has done a chart, you probably understand it better than me but I’m not sure from the figures what ...
  Topic: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 32
Views: 1265

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:07 pm   Subject: Cortina MK1 fuel sender.
Any tips here will be welcomed. So I have installed a new sender unit and with a full tank I get 20 ohms but still get a reading on the gauge as half a tank? A little confusing, I tried a gauge out of ...
  Topic: SU spacer on twin cam
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 5
Views: 449

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:57 pm   Subject: SU spacer on twin cam
Just an update to anyone that is interested. I removed the section between the carbs and the head and the difference is black and white. The increase in power is quite something. I have adjusted the t ...
  Topic: A question for the engine builders.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 13
Views: 648

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: A question for the engine builders.
So it looks like the sprockets and cams are correctly aligned, markers line up and I can just about make out an EX on the exhaust cam sprocket. Number 1 and 4 are slightly open so I think I’m good h ...
  Topic: A question for the engine builders.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 13
Views: 648

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:04 pm   Subject: A question for the engine builders.
So if I remove the rocker cover I should be able to check the alignment marks on the cam sprockets when at tdc , from what I read they should be horizontal and pointing at each other if correct. I see ...
  Topic: A question for the engine builders.
1970 cortina GT

Replies: 13
Views: 648

PostForum: Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:43 pm   Subject: A question for the engine builders.
Ok so with a screwdriver in number 1 piston my pulley alignment shows 10° with the screwdriver at its highest point. So that means my timing is actually at about 12° ? So whilst I am pleased that th ...
 
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