• Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    No, not rubbish at all, although the Smiths pump solenoid valves are immersed in the hydraulic fluid, so not easy to get to. I would say though...
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    19-06-2018, 07:53 PM
    The Smiths Mini-Pack effectively closes both the "up" and "down" solenoid valves when not in operation, but a bypass valve connecting the "up" and...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    19-06-2018, 07:42 PM
    I don't believe a pressure release valve was part of the factory set-up. The earliest hydraulic systems were installed by owners (all of the ADD cars...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    18-06-2018, 07:58 PM
    One thing I noticed on a lot of Sterlings in the US was the fitment of the hydraulic rams on the outside of the hinge, i.e. not in the moulded...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    18-06-2018, 07:48 PM
    Incidentally, explosive bolts were originally considered for the Lamborghini Countach doors, but were dropped on safety grounds. However, the lynch...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    18-06-2018, 07:41 PM
    Right from the start the Nova had woven roving laid into the body behind the canopy, creating an integrated roll-over protection. Just how...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    17-06-2018, 05:51 AM
    Back in the eighties, the Elams sales people used to say that the rear tub moulding would act as a roll bar - and early cars had a lot of...
    29 replies | 387 view(s)
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    16-06-2018, 07:22 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Wow, that is going to be an impressive display when it's all hooked up :thumbup:
    1311 replies | 135262 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    16-06-2018, 06:09 PM
    Mine was like that about my first one back in the eighties - refused to ever go in it, but didn't try and make me get rid of it!
    521 replies | 49901 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    09-06-2018, 06:41 AM
    CC Cyclone......
    4 replies | 170 view(s)
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    09-06-2018, 06:07 AM
    Amazingly our inept-powers-that-be seem to have listened to reason! Here's a link to their response document:...
    15 replies | 1044 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    08-06-2018, 06:55 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Hello in Welcome
    Spot on! Though I think the most uncomfortable car I've ever driven was a Mk1 MR2 - which seemed to bend my knees back the wrong way.....
    19 replies | 584 view(s)
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    07-06-2018, 06:29 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Eagle SS in Ebay Finds
    Either way, it's gone now, either sold or withdrawn.......
    7 replies | 224 view(s)
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    07-06-2018, 06:27 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert ! in Ebay Finds
    All seems to be there - well, don't see any evidence of the rear panel in the pictures - bonnet is interesting. Not a bad starting price for a...
    5 replies | 195 view(s)
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    01-06-2018, 06:27 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Another MOT in Your Cars
    The tax renewal reminder said 'this vehicle requires an MOT' so I just got on and did it.... The MOT station has exactly the same opinion about the...
    40 replies | 4017 view(s)
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    31-05-2018, 07:31 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Another MOT in Your Cars
    Just collared another MOT - booked it for the first day it had really rained in ages..... The traditional photos at the station are still on the...
    40 replies | 4017 view(s)
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