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    Yesterday, 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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    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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    13-11-2018, 10:30 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Yes it is gravity fed and well below the tank outlet. I am sure with your high mileage you will need to do a full engine rebuild soon :coat: Dirk
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    12-11-2018, 10:49 PM
    I got my Lotus Elise lights from these guys DOUGLAS VALLEY BREAKERS I think they where only £100 with the plugs and a few inches of wire give...
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    12-11-2018, 10:39 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I was surprised as to how much the wheel alignment had changed it was actually a bit scary to drive it like that and I did feel it slip a couple of...
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    12-11-2018, 10:27 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Cimbria SS, Subaru Powered in Your Cars
    Hi Sector and welcome as David said our gain to have such a good build thread I am looking forward to following your progress. Dirk
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    11-11-2018, 10:47 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    The listing has be pulled early did anyone here buy them? Dirk
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    11-11-2018, 10:45 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The suspension is defiantly softer which is what I was after and I am able to clear the railway track without the seat bolts catching so that is...
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    11-11-2018, 10:41 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks, yes you can feel it but I didn't push to hard the tracking both front and back are well out and it was a bit of a struggle just keeping it...
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    11-11-2018, 08:48 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I managed to take the Avante out for a spin down the track today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl8l4BaJ5cI The Speedo output from the ECU is...
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    08-11-2018, 10:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    I doesn't I sent him a message, although he did not say what the width was. Dirk
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    07-11-2018, 10:41 PM
    Dirk started a thread Turbovecs in Ebay Finds
    I wish I had kept some of my insurance money back these are 15 inch so buying these and a new set of tyres would probably be cheaper than a new set...
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    06-11-2018, 10:44 PM
    They do look good, could you see any difference between the mirrors left to right than a UK mirror? Seems like a stupid question but I am sure there...
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    04-11-2018, 11:42 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    On a more productive note, I did manage to sort the induction system today. The two things that needed to be connected into it were the air temp...
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    04-11-2018, 11:29 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    A couple of embarrassing confessions from this weekend. My high revs problem I took the IAC valve off and gave it a good clean, replaced it and...
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    04-11-2018, 10:53 PM
    As usual looking very good. Their work is outstanding, the fuel tank looks great, but isn't the body mount that it is attached to used by the Nova to...
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    03-11-2018, 11:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Today I managed to drive the car under its own steam, all be it only in and out of the garage a few times!! I am on my 3rd set of springs and the car...
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    03-11-2018, 10:52 PM
    I can imagine that being really comfortable on you 100 mile trip to Stones :coat: Dirk
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    02-11-2018, 11:20 PM
    Dirk started a thread Poster in Ebay Finds
    I don't think I have seen this poster before? ...
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    27-10-2018, 09:26 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    First weekend of numb fingers and cold aches, but the plumbing has been done. I have bypassed the heater for the moment just to get it all up and...
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    27-10-2018, 09:12 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Scrap Yard in General Chat
    I wish, no the photo is of ebay when I bought my lights for the Nova it was all done over the phone. Dirk
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    26-10-2018, 10:41 PM
    Dirk started a thread Scrap Yard in General Chat
    Wouldn't you love to just be able to go and have a wonder around this yard for the day. It is Douglas Valley Breakers I got my Lotus lights...
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    24-10-2018, 09:50 PM
    The benefit is it is still air cooled so no need for the extra work on the radiator and the wiring is far more simple, but that is it for benefits in...
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    23-10-2018, 10:23 PM
    Dirk started a thread Subaru Diagnostics in General Chat
    If you have got a Subaru engine with OBD I can recommend this. I had a bit of an issue getting the software to talk to the ECU initially, but the guy...
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    23-10-2018, 09:55 PM
    looking very nice and always good to look back at the before photos to see how far you have come. You might regret not doing those last bits of...
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    22-10-2018, 10:28 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    It sound Ok for the few seconds it ran, I'm not one for a very load sounding exhaust, its ok if your only doing short runs, but I do like to drive my...
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    22-10-2018, 10:19 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Yes that is were the number plate goes and it will be going back in the same place although I will probably replace the rear of the number plate...
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    22-10-2018, 09:53 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Not quite, but I have managed to sort out most of the brackets tonight, and the ally tubes turned up today to run the water from rear to front....
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    22-10-2018, 08:10 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I managed to persuade the Subaru radiator to fit in the car. There isn't going to be much ram air, but Subaru put 2 big fans on the back...
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    17-10-2018, 10:31 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    On a more positive note, I have sort of finished my exhaust, skinning it was a bit more difficult than I thought. I used some ratchet straps to pull...
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