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Wet Liner Clamping
Attached below, is a picture of my modular clamping setup. It's cheap and easy to make. This means I can cheerfully turn over a motor for decoking, or in this case, build a little oil pressure to flush out the oil feed gallery.

The 4mm flat plates have a little dab of MIG on the "points" which contact the liners, so they apply pronounced pressure where desired.

I use the actual head bolts; they pass through small diameter RHS spacer tube (just under ¾" outside) which is cut square at the ends then cleaned up with files and a wire buff. This way I only have to choose a set of spacer tubes to suit the engine - for the TU3 they are 140mm long.

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[+] 2 users say Thank You to addo for this post
..... Nice work there Addo and good advice that will save a load of grief if the inevitable was to happen.......

I like the idea of the MiG points, just like having work clamps on machine tools.
I must admit that is a very good tool.
However if my "liners" are wet,I change to a dry pair.:whistle::whistle:
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They do say old age doesn't come by itself Ron, have you tried the scented ones I prefer them myself :whistle:
Thanks Geoff,It's amazing the breadth of experienced info from our illustrious forum members.Confusedcratch::whistle:Addo?
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When I first read this headline I thought it was one of our spamming friends talking about feminine hygeine products Confusedillyme: :whistle:
Are we there yet????? No we fecking ain`t  gggggrrrrrrr
Ex 1.6hdi van now 3 seater 1.4 multispace
We've got friends?Rolleyes
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Doesn't everyone? Those nice young people with black badges on their shirt pockets, who come knocking at your door...
(20-03-2013, 10:59 PM)addo Wrote:  Doesn't everyone? Those nice young people with black badges on their shirt pockets, who come knocking at your door...

Is that the Jehovas'Witnesses?RolleyesRolleyes
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No, it's the Mermen.

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