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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 12:53 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Dirk you don't do things by half do you! Should drive a lot better than before, even if not perfect. I would have just taken it to the local...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:55 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Doing a bit more work on the tracking I tried the Trackace which was not really suitable for my needs, it amuses you can set up both wheels equally...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:32 PM
    Brett does do some stunning work, his attention to detail is fantastic. You need to get him to start his own thread here. I would love to see the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:27 PM
    OK so these shots are not all interior shots but thought I'd share some more of Brett's work, he has some seriously great fabrication skills....
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 11:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    You wont get any fault codes because the ECU is getting a signal, I am surprised you get a low fuel light though, I can not remember what the...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 11:31 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Well I am using the scooby instruments with a single stock VW sender in my tank and it works fine - low fuel light as it drops to reserve etc, and no...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 11:25 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That's OK for a carb engine, but an injection pump should not be allowed to run dry even for a few seconds which is why it should be gravity fed (or...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 11:22 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I think the jet pump is a misnomer, there is only one pump and that one pump delivers fuel to the engine and circulates fuel from one side of the...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 10:29 PM
    :thumbup:
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 09:45 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    are you sure there are twin senders? I understand the twin pumps, but couldn't it just run with a single sensor on one side of the saddle...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 09:15 PM
    Thanks Alistair! I have used a couple of yours but unfortunately had to split them up, they look good though, I think you will be pleased.
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 08:20 PM
    Thanks for all your efforts on the Calendar Dan. You do a great job every year! :thumbup: Alistair
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 07:48 PM
    The calendar order has just gone in :) I have ordered the amount shown above plus an extra couple just incase they are needed. I’ve covered the...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 01:30 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Lauren, It has been a while since you last cast a shadow at stones. Would be great to see you & the green monster again. At least it is not...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 01:02 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Yes BUT..... There is an electrical connection to the Jet Pump pickup on the other side of the tank... Which if I am reading this forum post...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 10:38 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I had the pump below the tank outlet and now it is about 150cm above, not much difference.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 10:34 AM
    Thanks for that David, I was hoping we might see some of Brett's stuff on here, he really does do some amazing stuff, not only by reshaping parts...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 09:42 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    There is only one pump which takes fuel from both sides like you say a pic is worth a thousand words this is how it works Dirk
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  • islandman's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 04:03 AM
    All, I am posting some of Brett’s (from the Sterling Site) interior shots with Brett’s kind permission as I am sure some of you guys would love to...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    15-11-2018, 03:49 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    They have 2 things one on each side of the Saddle shaped tank. They have the main fuel pump feeding the injectors (with fuel gauge sender) on one...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 10:42 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Do you mean pumps or fuel level senders? There is only one pump and 2 senders one in each saddle. the senders are in series and I guess it is to stop...
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  • steve's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 08:44 PM
    steve replied to a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    You have to give credit to the Elam's for choosing Turbovecs as the 'standard' wheel for the Mk2 Nova the traffic on this thread indicates the...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 07:45 AM
    Current list of how we stand is below :) Name Qty Photo Month Requested
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 07:12 AM
    MartinB replied to a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    sounds like he doesn't really want to sell them! `¬) ...priced as ferrari 'replicas' as per his karma bodyshell, rather than a 'VW kit' parts?
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 06:21 AM
    Yes mate, that’s todays job :)
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  • islandman's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 02:14 AM
    you got mine right Dan? Maybe best to list who you are awaiting payment from?
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  • islandman's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 02:13 AM
    I do have an old set of the Opel Manta lights sitting in my garage, although a slight crack if I remember correctly on one of the lenses but still...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 02:09 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    Ouch.... that is steep especially when you factor in you probably have to spend another 350+ on refurbishment if going the diamond cutting route as I...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    14-11-2018, 01:57 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Not trying to keep the same capacity, but also don't want to be going to the petrol station several times on a run to stones! The challenge with...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    13-11-2018, 10:39 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Looking odd is hardly an issue no one will see it, and the Subaru tank looks odd as you said a saddle and a slope. If I was having a new one made I'm...
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