On Wednesday, in article <3k7t2fFskar1U1@individual.net>
"Richard Brookman" wrote:
> Got the head on and now refitting all the bits and bobs.
> The heater valve which fits into the rear of the cylinder head - when I
> screw it in tight, the stub for the heater hose is facing forward. It needs
> to turn another 180deg to enable the hose to fit. I've annealed the copper
> washer to see if it will swell up a bit, but still it won't face the right
> I could fit another washer so it tightens sooner, but it was fine with just
> the one when I took it off a couple of days ago.
> Am I missing a trick here?
Only one suggestion. Unscrew it carefully until it just clicks - the
threads disengage and drop in. Then tighten. I've used this trick on one
or two things, but it may be the threads need to be particularly fine
pitched for the diameter.
David G. Bell -- SF Fan, Filker, and Punslinger.
"I am Number Two," said Penfold. "You are Number Six."