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    15-04-2021, 01:20 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Got lots of that and black packing tape before the GRP.
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    15-04-2021, 01:18 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    "Hate" is putting it mildly but it seems the best way to go for the shape I need. After watching the guys in Vietnam I thought I would give their...
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    15-04-2021, 01:13 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Due to advanced age (76 this year) and lack of other contributors I have decided to put the EOC forum on 'read only' so the content isn't lost as I...
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    15-04-2021, 01:00 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    As with all things here, knowing what's what and actually manging to get it done are totally differnt. With Jose Miguel's help I should be able to...
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    14-04-2021, 12:11 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Getting there, a little more done. The trailer is now history, the final bits cut up and with the wheels dumped, 'dumpster divers' on the scean...
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    14-04-2021, 11:12 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    'Back in the day' being late 60's I worked for Lambretta UK in Croydon and we outide the side door of the workshop had a 60 gallon tank full of acid...
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    14-04-2021, 10:56 AM
    That is a really great job, even better than when it rolled off the line all those decades ago. As one who has just replaced the three...
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    14-04-2021, 10:43 AM
    Peter replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    You too, I have a 1987 'cromie' 320i saloon, strange problem with the autobox but other than that the only problem is it is so smooth cuesing at...
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    12-04-2021, 11:42 AM
    Agree, electric is the way to go. bit of a whne but 7.5 secs to open my doors with 8" travel.
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    12-04-2021, 11:40 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    Your seats must be well foward of where mine are as I used the existing threads in te tunnel for rear belts. Battery acid is great for getting...
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    11-04-2021, 01:12 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Thinking along these lines. Now the SS is on the ground I can see there is only 3" under the nose so I will vrank it up a bit. It so easy...
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    11-04-2021, 01:07 PM
    Never had flaps on any of my VW engines, not sure why not, just never there. Of course I don't need them here anyway but I did need to add director...
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    11-04-2021, 01:02 PM
    I would like to add my condolences, seems the time of year as I lost a long time friend Friday from diabetis and I would normaly have gone to her...
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    10-04-2021, 09:56 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    That is going to be a lot easier with Jose Miguel de Linares Solas in Malaga now as he has the only other SS in Spain and it is road legal. But it...
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    09-04-2021, 11:18 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Trailer chopping was a major task as well as moving the pieces to the rubbish bin area where it sat for all of ten minuets before the 'dumpdster ...
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    09-04-2021, 11:12 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Trailer chopping was a major task as well as moving the pieces to the rubbish bin area where it sat for all of ten minuets before the 'dumpdster ...
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    09-04-2021, 11:09 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Hi Brett, I had to smile at your troubles. image having those problems everyday for 11 years, that was my job as a car accessory installer, you...
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    04-04-2021, 03:24 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    It has been a weird couple of months what with travel restrictions and lack of funds due to no casual work. I have finaly got to the 'shed' and...
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    04-04-2021, 01:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Type 4 strip down in General Chat
    I have seen that so many times in our LinHai 260 buggy engines,. As said, check rods for straight, pistons don't just break up without cause or...
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    04-04-2021, 01:42 PM
    Peter replied to a thread My car "The Nova ICE" in Your Cars
    Great looking rear eand, love the new tail pipes.
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    04-04-2021, 01:39 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Sometimes it can be a desaster. I wired a unit into a Peogot once and black is earth, right? Not on this car, black was ignition as well as black...
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    02-04-2021, 02:02 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Type 4 strip down in General Chat
    I suspect a past piston break up and not cleaned out properly. Don't waste time at this stage, just ripp it down and clean it up then inspect every...
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    31-03-2021, 11:47 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    The main reason I switched from VW to BL color code is V.W.P have all the colors so it all stays BL plus common red (+30), Green (+15) and white...
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    28-03-2021, 09:00 AM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    The original LP500 is still one of my favourite cars, but I agree this is perhaps not it's most flattering angle. I guess my all-time favourite...
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    28-03-2021, 08:45 AM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My other Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Alistair - as you say, the out-of-flat is not that great, in fact for my Elam Mk1 canopy, the passenger side glass fits absolutely flat, it is the...
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    26-03-2021, 07:03 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Ooh, hello! He's gone all Countach :D You know the reason why Lamborghini ended up with a 3-piece side window is because they kept breaking the...
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    25-03-2021, 10:22 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My other Nova in Your Cars
    I forgot to mention, the cut glass headlamp covers, although an excellent idea in principle, will not fit the Nova without bodywork modifications....
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    25-03-2021, 07:05 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My other Nova in Your Cars
    Those seat shells look like original ADD items - they started with a low back and then around 1974 the green demo car sprouted headrests, like the...
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    23-03-2021, 01:38 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    At least on a VW that is so simple. Only half a dozen wires.
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    22-03-2021, 07:06 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Good find and jjust needs a check over. great!
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