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Offline Big-chris

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Re: The Mighty TET
« Reply #75 on: December 02, 2017, 12:31:39 am »
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Re: The Mighty TET
« Reply #76 on: January 08, 2018, 07:15:12 pm »
Not had chance to touch Tet since before Christmas and one job I didn't post that did was fitting the vacuum pump from a 2.5 n/a to the Santana engine. As it was also made as a petrol engine there is still the drive etc for a dizzy in place, as there is on the standard 2.25 and 2.5 4 pot engines, so I figured a vacuum pump from a n/a engine should fit.
Looking inside under the blanking plate we can see the drive in place.



As on the 4 pot engine the oil filter housing needed to come out to gain access to the grub retaining screw.



Old drive gear and new drive gear (from a sherpa 2.5 engine) with the coupling to work the pump.



Dropped into place and grub screw refitted.



New gaskets on the oil filter housing and the pump, turned engine by hand to make sure it all still turns ok and job done  wdesmle

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Re: The Mighty TET
« Reply #77 on: August 13, 2018, 07:39:31 pm »
Well its been a busy year but I'v done a bit more  Banana
Trying to fit in a full width radiator but avoiding the steering relay had been a headache for a while now, so one thought was the use of a 90/110 manual steering box. Luckily I found some for sale not too far away and even managed a detour whilst delivering customers mobility scooters back to pick them up, as I got both a RHD and LHD one to try things out with.
After cutting away the small web at the bottom where the back of the front cross member meets the main chassis rail and some of the bracing around the bump stop mounting the RHD one has just got the space to be fitted.



It took a bit of work to get the relay out the way but turns out there wasn't much holding it on anyway  whstle



New steering box roughly in place again.





Came across this problem when I offered up the 2.5 TD radiator Adam kindly gave me (at the Christmas doo, so been a while to sort out lol)



But a look on line shows others with a 90 degree bend on the outlet that with a bit more movement of the radiator forward and the steering box back a touch should give me the answers I'm looking for  wdesmle
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Re: The Mighty TET
« Reply #78 on: May 29, 2019, 10:10:08 pm »
Slow progress, but ideas forming such as the use of either a Tdi or Rover P6 V8 radiator (P6 rad has the filler cap built into it) and fitting power steering with a P38 box and electric pump as I can't see where to mount a pump on the engine easily. Today I headed down south to pick up Tet's new rear body thats come from even further south!




Ex Australian Army workshop body!  wdesmle Need to get a frame made up for it and speak to a certain hat seller about a tilt for it but all in good time  wdesmle
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Re: The Mighty TET
« Reply #79 on: May 30, 2019, 08:27:42 am »
Brillamundo.

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All the right bits, but not necessarily in the right order.