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    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I got home this afternoon to have a go at sorting the exhaust , I went to pull the car out of the garage but my gear leaver would not move in any...
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    24-04-2018, 09:40 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I managed to take the car out over the weekend and do my run down the motorway, the gearbox was much as expected my revs at 70 mph have come down...
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    23-04-2018, 09:59 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Hi Nic, Nice update it is difficult fitting a flush filler with the contours on our cars but it looks like you have done a nice job. Dirk
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    19-04-2018, 09:54 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    So I got home this afternoon expecting to do lots of work, but as soon as I took off one of the rear wheels to get to the bottom of the fuel tank the...
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    18-04-2018, 10:29 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks for all the suggestions, I've not been in the garage tonight, the sun was out when I got home so the wife dragged me out to the pub with the...
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    17-04-2018, 10:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    So this evening I took out the jets blew them through with compressed air and blew out the orifices, put them back in and the car started perfect. I...
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    17-04-2018, 09:45 PM
    The wife would kill me, I'm not sure how I have gotten away with the 3 I have got, although the last one did mean I had to conceded to another...
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    16-04-2018, 10:31 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    So I got the rear panel back on tonight and lights hooked up so I decided to take it for a spin and take it on the motorway to see what my revs are...
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    16-04-2018, 10:01 PM
    If you look at the sales status. On approval (click the question mark) it says that the car will not be sold until the seller approves the price....
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    15-04-2018, 10:01 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I managed to get the engine back in today after making the changes to the exhaust, and after a short spin it does appear to be quieter but as I have...
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    15-04-2018, 09:45 PM
    Looking very good, I like the rain gutter. I find the body work sooooo booooring I think I am just very impatient. Keep up the good work. Dirk
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    14-04-2018, 09:14 PM
    What is the bake bean can for that is cable tied to the left hand ducting pipe on the engine photo? Dirk
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    13-04-2018, 10:10 PM
    Its a cat B write off definition of which is Body shell should be crushed. Signifies extensive damage, although some parts are salvageable....
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    12-04-2018, 09:38 PM
    With the press and 2 different size dies (steel tubes in my case) its a 5 minuet job for each one. Dirk
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    11-04-2018, 09:34 PM
    I bought a press when I needed mine doing £150 for the 20 tone press £40 for the ball joints about the same as buying the refurbed ones, but the...
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    08-04-2018, 10:04 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Chris's Yellow Eagle in Your Cars
    When Mick first posted this idea and what he was doing I thought this was a wonderful idea and when I bought Mick exhaust after the crash I was going...
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    07-04-2018, 09:27 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Basic CAD drawing in Photoshop/Graphics
    Its a standalone program, it works almost perfect with the sort of thing I use at work floor plans and the like it was a bit iffy with the curves and...
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    07-04-2018, 09:23 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Basic CAD drawing in Photoshop/Graphics
    No unfortunately its just 2D Dirk
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    06-04-2018, 10:17 PM
    I got a niffty software program at work today that converts PDF to DWG, so obviously the first thing I converted was one of the drawings of the Nova...
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    05-04-2018, 10:05 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2018 in Events
    Bushboy x1 Dirk x 1 1/2 both days Buffy x? Alex x2 Islandman Steve x1 (Monday only) Jim, Sarah & Martha - hopefully both days The 1/2 is...
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    04-04-2018, 09:20 PM
    The last couple I sent in took a month to come back, so with the hols I would say 5 weeks before you start to worry. Dirk
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    03-04-2018, 09:45 PM
    I'm not a fan of the MK2, I did see the moulds about 3 years ago along with the only MK2 that I have seen in the flesh. Here it is with the moulds in...
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    03-04-2018, 09:32 PM
    Ohhh and there was me expecting to see it finished at Stones :coat: Dirk
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    31-03-2018, 10:38 PM
    You probably should have started a new thread as this is a sticky, but I'm sure someone will move it if its an issue. I used this and it left a...
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    30-03-2018, 09:55 PM
    Why try and softener the suspension removing torsion bars and then stiffen it again using coil-overs? I removed (cut ) the 4 small torsion bars on...
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    29-03-2018, 10:31 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The eagle eyed among you may have noticed my newly reconditioned gear box in the background of some of my earlier photos. I have been driving around...
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