[ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC gaskets, tailpipe
p6rovers at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 30 17:54:50 BST 2004
If you have to order a manifold from the UK, be
careful where you get it from. I recently tried to
fit a new mild steel unit but found that after I
secured it with gasket and bolts, I couldn't fit my
twin carb set with heat shield. I separated the carb
set from the heat shield and tried to refit. The
shield just wouldn't go. It turned out that the large
pipe bend that delivers 2 smaller pipes to exhaust
outlets 3 and 4 was constructed wrongly.
I had to cut the heat shield and pop rivet in new
aluminum to satisfy the poor bending job. Eventually,
I was able to refit my carbs after a day's work.
Explanatory pictures can be found here. I will
privately tell you who NOT to order a manifold from.
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