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    23-05-2017, 09:57 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks but not quite on the road yet,there is about a mile and a half of private farm track leading up to our house that I get to play on:wink: but...
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    23-05-2017, 09:43 PM
    Have to agree a proper old school mid engine. Dirk
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    22-05-2017, 10:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks all for the comments. Taking the car out for the first time is a real buz warts and all I had a smile all weekend. Reservoirs are not a...
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    21-05-2017, 09:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    And I just could resist the temptation and had to wire a temporary supply to the ignition and take it for a blast down the track. The engine sounds a...
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    21-05-2017, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The chassis is now finished, the reservoirs are on a temporary bracket as they will be attached to the body sub-frame. The master cylinders...
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    20-05-2017, 09:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    It looks very neat, it is probably the way to go. Dirk
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    19-05-2017, 09:59 PM
    Wow it looks like there is a lot of work on the MG's just to do an oil change, do you have to take that rear cover off to get to the dip stick as...
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    14-05-2017, 09:50 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    That might be an issue with the VW box as oil from the box lubricates the shafts and bearings, if your shafts are higher will there be the same flow...
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    14-05-2017, 09:40 PM
    Nice to you starting this project Im looking forward to the progress reports. Dirk
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    13-05-2017, 09:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    Getting back on track RKD 133G I had a response from the owner today and the shell is not for sale. He still has plans for it, so hopefully one day...
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    13-05-2017, 09:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Two Eagle 2 + Restaurations in Others
    Hi Leggara, Sounds like you have got a lot of work ahead. Which one will you be starting first? Dirk
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    12-05-2017, 10:20 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    That would make an interesting build thread, but I think if you add it up would blow your £5k budget overall. £1k chassis £1k engine £500 windscreen...
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    12-05-2017, 10:03 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Well done on the MOT now get some miles under your belt. Dirk
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    12-05-2017, 09:55 PM
    Nice update thanks Jim Dirk
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    12-05-2017, 06:25 AM
    Well done its been a long time coming, time now to enjoy all your hard work. Dirk Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    11-05-2017, 02:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    I went down to Talon today it looks even sadder in the flesh, everything has been striped off the car with the exception of the wiper arm and motor...
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    10-05-2017, 10:08 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    Well again what a real shame. I drove the car down to Talon 6 years ago with a fresh MOT, and it looks like it has sat there ever since. The guy...
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    10-05-2017, 06:30 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    What a shame where is it? Is it for sale and do you have any contact details. Dirk Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    09-05-2017, 10:00 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Paddy's Nova Mk2 in Your Cars
    Very close now, I bet you can not wait. Good luck with the MOT. Dirk
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    09-05-2017, 09:54 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    That is my old car. I didn't think it was still in this country as its not on the DVLA site. Dirk
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    09-05-2017, 09:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Looking good Peter. What fan have you used to blow air through the vents? Dirk
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    08-05-2017, 09:35 PM
    On my 230 I have never gone above power setting 4 out of 6 so I guess the 180 would have been more than enough for everything I have welded to-date....
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    08-05-2017, 09:26 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2017 Pics in General Chat
    Very nice pic and backdrop. Dirk
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    07-05-2017, 09:27 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    Excellent fingers crossed. Dirk
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    06-05-2017, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Thanks Martin, I've not got an issue with paying I just can not commit at the moment if the car will be on the road, my May bank holiday dead line...
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    06-05-2017, 09:46 PM
    I have to agree with all the comments above. I had a small Clark machine from being in my early 20's it was sort of OK but very limited duty cycle. I...
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    05-05-2017, 10:02 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Is it just 10 club cars that can come? or can more come if they pay? If my car is on the road I will come but don't want to put my name on a free...
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    02-05-2017, 10:24 PM
    I think but don't quote me on this the welding of columns and MOT test is more relevant to newer cars. Newer cars have there CV joints held in with...
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    02-05-2017, 09:57 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    I thought you had put the smaller bore cylinder on the clutch and the larger bores on both the front and back ie both your front and rear cylinders...
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    02-05-2017, 10:34 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    Mark did you swap your masters back to the fronts being the smaller bore cylinder? this is worth a read. ...
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