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#1 Post by Mike77 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:06 pm

Hi guys,

I’m new to the classic cars, have just brought myself a spitfire,
Mk4 1300 1972. I noticed a small oil leak, on closer investigation I have noticed the problem.. there is a bolt at the bottom of the front plate of the engine that is loose. It won’t come out or go into the thread housing. I’ve tried all sorts. Do u think I maybe able to access the other side of the bolt if I remove the oil sump ? Or any ideas on removing. Then I’ll re tap the thread .
Any advice would be much appreciated.

Thanks Mike
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