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by Johann66
Sat 28 Jul 2018, 18:07
Forum: Technical
Topic: How does one remove...
Replies: 15
Views: 4724

Re: How does one remove...

Key in on is correct! Else the steering lock will not disengage :D This is wat is preventing you sliding out and over the column!!
by Johann66
Thu 26 Jul 2018, 13:50
Forum: Technical
Topic: How does one remove...
Replies: 15
Views: 4724

Re: How does one remove...

My Opel Rekord uses the following procedure. Disconnect the battery Remove the steering Remove securing exterior screws holding the ignition Remove the interior assembly screws working from the front The loose assembly can then be separated and removed. Check how the wiring and plug is unplugged. Th...
by Johann66
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 11:41
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 4016

Re: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment

Just for info!! My Boere Manier appears to be working! Tyres look much better and handling much better! Slight adjustment on Left front required! :D Its actually a very clever method, I was taught similar using rope between the front of the car and the back of the car. Just went to the hardware sho...
by Johann66
Thu 26 Apr 2018, 17:48
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 4016

Re: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment

Just for info!! My Boere Manier appears to be working! Tyres look much better and handling much better! Slight adjustment on Left front required! :D
by Johann66
Wed 25 Apr 2018, 11:42
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 4016

Re: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment

Thanks Gavin, The "B" body came out with a 2.1 McKinnon engine. Several different engines were tried during the 65/66 period when Pre-Production planning was done for the Ranger. Fitting a 2.5 engine was one of those. This about the time when GM's engine plant started at Motherwell! Also the worst ...
by Johann66
Tue 24 Apr 2018, 10:01
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 4016

Re: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment

Thanks Gavin, The "B" body came out with a 2.1 McKinnon engine. Several different engines were tried during the 65/66 period when Pre-Production planning was done for the Ranger. Fitting a 2.5 engine was one of those.
by Johann66
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 17:28
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 4016

1965/66 OpelRekord "B" Front alignment

I have tried chevyII, Ranger, measurements and still cannot get the wheel aligment to be right! I am on my 3rd set of tires! In desperation I decided to try my "Boere Manier" of adjustment! I pointed the nose and steering to be pointing straight and marked with chalk on the cement the front and rear...
by Johann66
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 17:02
Forum: Technical
Topic: Pug problem - FIXED with angle grinder
Replies: 8
Views: 2577

Re: Pug problem - FIXED with angle grinder

Reminds me of my 58 Peugeot 403 with those long bakelite connectors! If they crack your car willmissfire!!
by Johann66
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 16:56
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 3870

Re: Introduction

Welkom na die Forum! Nuwe Swasiland!
by Johann66
Thu 05 Apr 2018, 14:59
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Doug Hirkam
Replies: 7
Views: 8593

Re: Doug Hirkam

This is so sad to hear! Great Technical knowledge! All of us at this age know that it is our path! We must accept it!