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Subject: Re: Thinking of purchasing Seamaster 27

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Date Posted: 18:00:07 16/01/2012 Mon
In reply to: Paul Clifton 's message, "Thinking of purchasing Seamaster 27" on 16:59:44 09/10/2011 Sun

>Hi All
>I am very interested in purchasing a Seamaster 27
>(Think its pre 1970) with Ford pre crossflow engines,
>probably 1600cc from Ford Consul/Thames Van. My
>concern is the age of these engines, are spares
>readily available are they reliable. Please would
>somebody give me their views. Also as they are petrol
>what your thoughts on changing to diesel?

Hi Paul
I have a Ford Pre-crossflow in a Seamaster 27 and I am thinking about changing to diesel. Never had problems with the parts just purchased a new carb but cannot get rid of the flat spot when accelerating. The move to Diesel would be for economy purpose only as you can barely hear the petrol engine but I believe the diesels can be quite noisy.

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Re: Thinking of purchasing Seamaster 27Mike Thompson10:35:40 18/01/2012 Wed

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