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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 05:32 PM
    If I find one I will post it on the board. Nothing so far... All I have done at the back is dial in the same rebound setting I had on the SPAX...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 01:58 AM
    Nic, I had previously pulled apart another tail light I was experimenting with. The diffused look is created by a white layer of translucent plastic...
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  • Nic's Avatar
    Today, 12:59 AM
    I like the modern diffused look, too. Although I've never done much research as to how it's done. Do you know? Can you see from the tail light you...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread A Day Out at Brooklands in General Chat
    Not the reply I was expecting I thought you would come back with a technical paper detailing the advantages with complicated mathematical equations...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:41 PM
    Need to get a few more to make this happen guys :) We need enough for 12 photos for a start :crylol:
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:03 PM
    Same rationale as the back really, although I am still experimenting with settings. The extra adjustment isn't a major contributor to the overall...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:58 PM
    I heard about this event through my Brooklands membership. The Vickers VC10, often seen skulking in the background as supercars and celebrities run...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    Thanks Steve and Jim for the measurements, much appreciated. Look like what I had in mind works width-wise, but not necessarily height-wise. I may...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:00 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    Glad to hear what little I learned in construction was of use to you Dirk :) That bit about tightening the bolts was something I learned the hard...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 10:30 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread A Day Out at Brooklands in General Chat
    What was your rational behind double adjustable shocks on the front? Dirk
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 10:03 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    That would be a big no no, hardcore is much smaller big lumps of concrete just trap air. It was separated as the local farmer came and picked it up...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 09:18 PM
    Cheers Alistair, we are at one of those rare moments when reality has been caught up by print - not much progress since then. With a respray...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 09:07 PM
    not the easiest to measure, as high on a shelf with other car bits, but around 31.5cm x 11cm
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 08:55 PM
    I agree - and the SE5a is the one to have, with the best combination of engine and overdrive gearbox. I like to think that the moulded dash on the...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 08:17 PM
    Just got the Nov copy of CKC and am amazed to see the extensive number of small repairs to your Nova's body with a view to getting her ready for a...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 07:47 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    I've been keeping an accurate record of my build costs and it's now standing at £4582 but my starting point was a car that only cost me £500,...
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  • steve's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 06:14 PM
    steve replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    Just noticed on your top picture that you separated out the hardcore (big lumps) from the dirt/soil so you can lob it back in with the concrete....
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  • steve's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 05:56 PM
    steve replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Yeah, just thinking the same thing ...
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  • steve's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 05:54 PM
    steve replied to a thread A Day Out at Brooklands in General Chat
    Nice update; :cool1: You have your car back after a long lay-off, anything on the 'to do' list in terms of comfort, driveability, performance? (I...
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  • steve's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 05:44 PM
    Hmmm, just dawned on me that my bumper is completely different to yours ... My 'A' Measurement is 140mm (so a light fitting would need to be...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 04:33 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread A Day Out at Brooklands in General Chat
    Lauren, you recall my mentioning how reliant scimitar's were lined with sand bag ballast to keep them on the ground? That is the model I was talking...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 03:04 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Oh Peter!! :shock: However, thanks for the tip. I've just been stuffing all my receipts and invoices into a folder with the thought that one day...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 01:52 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is looking I did dug out the old receipts and invoices from way back and a rough cost of the engine, I...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 01:29 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is looking I did a rough cost of the engine and front brakes. I wish I had not! £4,669.25 and that's...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 07:23 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread A Day Out at Brooklands in General Chat
    Had 2 scimitars in the past, both SE5a's. I think they have one of the best dash set ups in any car.
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  • islandman's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 02:55 AM
    I'm looking at some potential new lights, but I need to confirm some measurements of the bumper. Can anyone help with measurements A & B as per the...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    18-10-2019, 01:04 AM
    Gaisa replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    Fair enough, glad you're happy with the floor :) As for the levelling shims, if they leave any voids under the legs once the lifts are set in place,...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-10-2019, 10:03 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    it looks like you have some nice space there, with a lot more height than I have got. Dirk
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-10-2019, 10:00 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    The only other work I have done with concrete was a pad for our oil tank, that was a lot smaller and didn't mater what the finish was like so I hired...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    17-10-2019, 09:46 PM
    Thoroughly enjoyed reading your post, Captain Spacenut ... and that's a decent mpg for the Green Machine too! :thumbup: Alistair
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