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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Perhaps time will tell :coat: Dirk
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    Yesterday, 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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    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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