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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    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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