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  1. A complete cooling system

    Some 13mm pipe that links the heater matrix to bottom of the radiator, via the drain tap.

    A fan connected to the back of the radiator.

    A pipe between the bottom of the water pump and the radiator.

    What do all these things mean?

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    Yes - A complete cooling system. I could fill it with water now!
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  2. safety first

    There's a tray under the carbs that collects any petrol and directs it way from the alternator. Tonight's job was to install a pipe to ensure the petrol is sent in the right direction.

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    A better view from my other engine...

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    it seems to make sense to route the pipe to the exhaust side of the engine. Could anyone confirm?
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  3. Pipes!

    The person who removed the heater matrix from the car didn't bother to unscrew the jubilee clips, they just cut the pipes.

    So I had to replace the pipes. I measured the outlet on the manifold and purchased three metres of 16mm pipe. Some how I managed to cut the pipe about 10cm too short. Just as well I'd purchased more than needed.

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    Then I made another nasty find. The return pipes are a smaller diameter than the flow pipe. Back ...
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  4. Missing Senders

    My spare engine didn't come with a oil pressure sender or a water temperature sender. Instead of robbing them from my good engine, I managed to get some spares (thanks Simon!).

    Then I realised that that I was missing something. I had three senders,
    • a water temperature sender for the gauge,
    • a water temperature sender for the electric fan, and
    • a oil pressure sender

    but I only had two wires. A black one, and a yellow and black one.

    I also couldn't work ...
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  5. Final front brake pipes

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    The drivers side is now all plumbed in.
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