Brilliant! Got her back home around 11pm last night - battery had gone flat whilst on the sea crossing, so it took ages to get her off the boat and back onto dry land. The run from Liverpool to Blackburn was interesting - Electrics on the dashboard sprang partially back to life; still no speedo or mileometer; throttle cable sticks I think so tending to over-rev at junction; gearbox got more and more notchy as it heated up; brakes are binding a bit I think, but overall it was fine.jifflemon wrote: ↑Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:43 pmOk, so lets bash them down one by one....
Never forget MMM. That is, Motors Must Move. A good dose of usage, followed by a sympathetic service (Including things like Cap/Rotor/Fuel filter) will soon have it back on form!
Check the very obvious (fuse, Rheostat turned down) but I'm sure the lord of dashboards will be here shortly!
Personally, rip the interior out - it'll dry a whole lot quicker as well as help trace where the water is getting in. It's also much easier to clean, and makes the car smell much better too!
Always exciting is life in a 480!
Out of synchro would suggest someones been knob winding and got bored! Like you say, at least it confirms you've got working motors. I use and advanced method of Brinkies previously fix - I run both simultaneously (rather than one at a time). The only drawback is that it means you only get a single cup of tea of course....
Pull it apart and reset it. My money says its only ever been adjusted "on the cable" and has gone over centre.
Looking forward to more updates!
Will give her a good clean this morning and lubricate some bits and bobs, check electrical connections etc.
The work of the moneypit begins!