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    Yesterday, 10:59 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Some good news today I got my clean V5 back :bananasplit: It was worth all the arguing. Dirk
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    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    Woops over the Carb we have all had moments like that. What did you use to cap the tube? try something like this with a suitable clip ...
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    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    Well its going to be a while before I get to that point on my Nova so hopefully you will have ironed out all the issues, and it will be the way...
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    Yesterday, 10:39 PM
    Neat idea to modify a manufacture part. Not something I would have thought off but something I may explore. Dirk
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    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Tax exemption in MOT/SVA/Registration
    Looks like a nice complete car, I too like the gauges Dirk
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    20-11-2018, 11:16 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Not shore yet I will need to try a few things LED's tend to be a bit to harsh but may be wide angle coloured ones? Dirk
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    20-11-2018, 11:10 PM
    Brett I misunderstood you original post I thought you where talking about a secondary system if the main hydraulic system failed. So I take it once...
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    19-11-2018, 11:26 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    A bit more done tonight The mounting bracket that held it in place on the car needs remaking as the passenger side folded during the crash,...
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    19-11-2018, 11:09 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Tax exemption in MOT/SVA/Registration
    If it is Tax exempt you do not need to contact DVLA you just change it at the post office when you go to tax it, nice and easy. Dirk
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    19-11-2018, 11:04 PM
    Perhaps time will tell :coat: Dirk
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    19-11-2018, 10:59 PM
    I have thought about this a few times, I'm not sure that being locked out is an issue you could find a way round that with a bit of time, but being...
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    18-11-2018, 11:29 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I took the car out down the track today and my tracking jig worked a treat it was much better to drive I even got it into 5th briefly so all the...
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    18-11-2018, 11:16 PM
    Hi Brett, Welcome to the forum, thanks for the info on the seats but the chances of finding any over here at a decent price are probably non...
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    17-11-2018, 11:22 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Nice one when you have a play open it up and let me know what is inside. I think I am just about done with the Subaru loom, so might be able to send...
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    17-11-2018, 11:14 PM
    Do you know what are the seats out of? Dirk
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    17-11-2018, 11:05 PM
    Its always such a good feeling when you solve a problem nice one. But as always solve one and another appears. Can dirt be getting in the carb? even...
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    17-11-2018, 10:08 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I have figured it out ...
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    16-11-2018, 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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    16-11-2018, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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