Bodywork and fittings

The body is of welded steel construction available in 3 or 5-door Hatchback, 3 or 5- door Estate, soft-top Cabriolet, or Van configurations.

The body is of monocoque construction and is of energy-absorbing design.

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Spark control system components (carburettor models) - removal and refitting
Spark delay and sustain valves 1 Disconnect the vacuum pipes at the valve and withdraw the valve. 2 When refitting a spark delay valve, the valve must be positioned with the black end (marked “CA ...

Engine - refitting (automatic transmission in vehicle)
1 Reverse the procedure described in Section 10, noting the following points: 2 Check that the engine adapter plate is correctly positioned on its locating dowels. 3 As the torque converter is onl ...

Engine/manual gearbox assembly - removal and separation
Note: Refer to the warning in Section 8 before proceeding. A suitable hoist and lifting tackle will be required for this operation. Removal 1 Proceed as described in Section 9, paragraphs 1 to 17 ...