Member Page: Bill Debevc

bim9bill Bill Debevc

Bill Debevc

Member ID: bim9bill
Status: Free Member
Las Vegas, NV, USA   USA
Member Since: 2012-02-27
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2018-05-20 17:58
Forum Activity: 2018-05-20 17:58
Forum Posts: 811

I am new to restoring and repairing cars.
I am looking forward to the challenge, and taking my mind in new directions.

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1967 Austin Healey Sprite Red Bill Debevc

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

2012 Mini Cooper Red Bill Debevc

2012 Mini Cooper

2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 89,980 mi (144,809 km) — Average age: 1990

Member Journal – Bill Debevc's Journal

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Finishing The Transmission.

Posted on: Saturday March 31, 2012

Today I almost finished the transmission. Just the starter cover to put back, waiting for the paint to dry. I reinstalled the release bearing and arm as well as the clutch slave cylinder. It was near to see some classic 60's lettering on the release bearing arm. It was really cool to se something that is so classic 60's other than the car of course. Everything went together well. I can't wait to get it all back together again to drive it.

Cleaning The Transmission

Posted on: Friday March 30, 2012

Dirty transmission and clutch slave

Today I cleaned the transmission getting ready for new clutch slave and release bearing. At first I thought that the transmission was black, but as it turns out its silver. To clean the transmission with a wire brush, 4 rolls of paper towels and ZAP degreaser .

Engine Yank'n

Posted on: Sunday March 25, 2012

What is left of the Release Bearing

Yesterday we pulled the engine. Overall it was not that difficult. I guess we will see when we put it back. I purchased all the stuff from Moss to for the clutch, as well as tools from Harbor Freight and such. I labeled the wires and hoses with a labeler. At first I thought the labeler was over kill be looking back I am glad I did it. It makes it so much easier to see what is what. We pulled the engine and disconnected the transmission to inspect the clutch. low and behold the clutc...

Night Two The First Long Test Drive

Posted on: Sunday March 25, 2012

Because the first test drive went so well. I thought I would try it on a longer drive. After fixing the license plate light, so I would not be pulled over for that. I took the car on the road. I stopped for some gas and started the test drive. The clutch as working, but the sound of the sand paper was alarming me. After a couple miles the clutch would no longer disengage. Now I am stuck in 1st and 2nd to get home. I limped the car home and started to diagnose the car. I was hoping it ...

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