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Forum: Rover Chat 22-10-2018, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Coaster
That link isn't working for me:(

That link isn't working for me:(
Forum: Rover Chat 17-10-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Coaster
Found a brend new camshaft locking tool on ebay...

Found a brend new camshaft locking tool on ebay for 12.99 inc. postage:cool:
Forum: Rover Chat 06-10-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Coaster
That would be fantastic but it wants me to sign...

That would be fantastic but it wants me to sign up to Scrib D at 8.99 PER MONTH :confused: Looks like the MG ZR manual could be useful though

Cheers

Colin
Forum: Rover Chat 04-10-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Coaster
Music to my ears Andy ;):cool:

Music to my ears Andy ;):cool:
Forum: Rover Chat 03-10-2018, 11:53 PM
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Views: 52,993
Posted By Coaster
The 15th photo is captioned (bulkhead box...

The 15th photo is captioned (bulkhead box required to clear gear linkages). Could anyone expand on this? does it apply to the pg1 gearbox, cable or rod type linkages?approx. dimensions. I'm nowhere...
Forum: Rover Chat 02-10-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Coaster
I have seen that and will refer to it when I get...

I have seen that and will refer to it when I get round to stripping mine but I could also do with a bit of a general manual covering ancillary things like mountings and gear selector mechanisms etc....
Forum: Rover Chat 02-10-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Coaster
Is there a similar one for the gearbox ?

Is there a similar one for the gearbox ?
Forum: Rover Chat 02-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Coaster
May thanka, just wtat I was looking for;)

May thanka, just wtat I was looking for;)
Forum: Rover Chat 01-10-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Coaster
Workshop Manual

Any recommendation for a manual covering 1.8strip down refurb and rebuild, is the Haines offering say good?
Forum: Rover Chat 21-09-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Coaster
Thanks, I'll just go for the cheapest I can find...

Thanks, I'll just go for the cheapest I can find then:cool:

Do you know if the IB5 pressure plate is the same as the PG1?
Forum: Rover Chat 21-09-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Coaster
Special tools

Hi, having just encountered torqx bolts on the clutch pressure plate I was wondering if there are any other tools not found in the normal tool box that I'll need to strip and rebuild the...
Forum: Rover Chat 21-09-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Slight snag, just went to remove the clutch...

Slight snag, just went to remove the clutch pressure and was confronted with what look like Torqx headed bolts? trip to the shops in the morning, I have more torqx male type than I know what to do...
Forum: Rover Chat 20-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Thanks, that's saved me some swearing and...

Thanks, that's saved me some swearing and struggling for sure8-)
Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
I'll go with hydraulic operation, the gearbox has...

I'll go with hydraulic operation, the gearbox has a slave cylinder attached.

Not much flywheel info about on the net, no one mentions different types other than the 1.4 has different sensor...
Forum: For Sale 19-09-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,613
Posted By Coaster
Ah, that'll be because the ZR used 17" wheels? I...

Ah, that'll be because the ZR used 17" wheels? I have 13x 6 Compomotives but have no idea what size discs they will accommodate :confused:
Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Good idea, I'll have a look at the weekend.

Good idea, I'll have a look at the weekend.
Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Thanks but I found one on ebay yesterday with...

Thanks but I found one on ebay yesterday with Make and Offer on it and my offer of 40 was accepted and I bought a pair of drive shafts last night.

The flywheel has me wondering though, as my 1.8...
Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Sorry, spotted one on ebay yesterday and bought...

Sorry, spotted one on ebay yesterday and bought it, should be delivered in a few days, comes complete with slave cylinder which is a bit of a bonus:cool:
Forum: For Sale 19-09-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,613
Posted By Coaster
Is there nothing left now? I was wondering if it...

Is there nothing left now? I was wondering if it hade vented discs and calipers?
Forum: Rover Chat 18-09-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Thanks for the replies, I have been doing a bit...

Thanks for the replies, I have been doing a bit more research and I don't think that there is a factory fitted LSD option for the IB5 and most ebay sellers don't bother stating which gearbox the...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 52,993
Posted By Coaster
A few google searches turned up that the MG ZR...

A few google searches turned up that the MG ZR 1.4 and 1.6 was fitted with the IB5 Getrag Ford box from 2003, my guess is that it has had the 1.87 motor added later.

Not sure what size wheels a ZR...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 52,993
Posted By Coaster
I couldn't see a number but took a picture anyway...

I couldn't see a number but took a picture anyway and looking at the photo I can make out 18K 4FF 04 599898...I think so all is well I hope.

The gearbox is definitely a Getrag Ford item, this is...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 52,993
Posted By Coaster
I now have in my garage an engine which was...

I now have in my garage an engine which was advertised as a 1.8 120 from an MG ZR. It came fitted with a Getrag gear box which I am hearing was only fitted to smaller engines....that makes me...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
I bought an 1.8 120 engine on ebay which was...

I bought an 1.8 120 engine on ebay which was advertised with gearbox. I has arrived and I now find the gearbox to be an IB5 Getrag Ford. These were fitted to later production MGZR's apparently up to...
Forum: Rover Chat 15-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By Coaster
Does anyone know if the Getrag box requires...

Does anyone know if the Getrag box requires special drive shafts or are they the same as PG1? I've just bought a 1.8 engine from a ZR and it has a Getrag Ford box but no drive shafts.
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