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  1. Thread: Servo brakes

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    Are they Wilwood vented discs you're using Peter...

    Are they Wilwood vented discs you're using Peter are they larger in dia? I'm ok with the rear as the rear calipers and disc from the alfa fit on the front hubs which are now on the back
    Mike
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    My dad always used to take me to see the thunder...

    My dad always used to take me to see the thunder saloons at Brands I will always remember Gerry Marshall with Big and Baby Bertha I think their main competition was silhouette DFV engine vw type 3...
  3. Thread: Gearbox types

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    If you're going to be producing a lot of power...

    If you're going to be producing a lot of power fit a pair of heavy duty side plates as the crown wheel will push away from the pinion, I've used a pair on my old set up with an alfa 2 lt twin cam...
  4. Thread: Servo brakes

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    Hi Phil I think youíre probably correct in your...

    Hi Phil I think youíre probably correct in your thinking on lockups ,Iíve got to improve the brakes somewhat as the standard disc drum setup I was running when used hard would fade and totally lose...
  5. Thread: Servo brakes

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    Thanks guys for your input Iíve looked at the web...

    Thanks guys for your input Iíve looked at the web pages of the double ended servo,it's a nice small unit, the fitment is not the problem I was after some possible feedback from someone who has fitted...
  6. Thread: Servo brakes

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    Servo brakes

    Has anyone run a nova with servo brakes, the fitting in not a problem but just wanted to know if anyone has used them a what are they like, particularly in the wet, I've driven X1/9 s and lancia...
  7. Thread: 009

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    Will be interesting to see how you get on with...

    Will be interesting to see how you get on with the servo, you'll definitely need a light foot regarding locking the brakes, having said that I'm contemplating putting a servo on mine and even the abs...
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    Are you sure you haven't got a ballast resistor...

    Are you sure you haven't got a ballast resistor fitted, cause that would give you the same voltage change
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    [ There does seem to be a voltage drop...

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    There does seem to be a voltage drop between the front and back of the car, the starter and coil read 9.5v with the ignition on, once the engine is running they are both where they should...
  10. 4337 Boris doesn't look impressed 😁

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    Boris doesn't look impressed 😁
  11. A possible way around your problem might be to...

    A possible way around your problem might be to unstake one half of the u/j and replace with the matching steering u/j part, you'll probably find the bore of the bearing cap is the same as most seam...
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    They certainly are heavy ,but lots of useful bits...

    They certainly are heavy ,but lots of useful bits all that steel and a nice 3hp motor that i'm sure I'll find a use for
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    I never throw possible useful things away.my...

    I never throw possible useful things away.my wife's old treadmill base makes a great square level jig 4332
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    Hi Alistair as you say its all about settings the...

    Hi Alistair as you say its all about settings the Mig I have is a big professional unit which I'm so used to using, changing to the Tig the settings are total different, I need to get a foot pedal to...
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    Invested in a tig welder last week, it's learning...

    Invested in a tig welder last week, it's learning to weld again having spent all my time using a Mig.I'm not quite laying a stack of dimes yet, 😔432843294330
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    It's 37cm

    It's 37cm
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    Car looks good Lauren, pushing it in the wet as...

    Car looks good Lauren, pushing it in the wet as well 😁, I used to do mainly tarmac rallying, and charity days at goodwood when people paid to have the living daylight scared out of them. On a test...
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    Hi Alistair I am running a 40mm box tube around...

    Hi Alistair I am running a 40mm box tube around the edge of the pans and forward beyond the front tubes (tank support) the pans will fit underneath this dropping the whole floor by 40mm, Iíll also...
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    Some very interesting machinery Lauren, I did see...

    Some very interesting machinery Lauren, I did see it advertised but no time to go unfortunately Goodwood is a great circuit to drive if you ever get the chance
    Mike
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    Well I did intend to fabricate a new floor with...

    Well I did intend to fabricate a new floor with sheet steel but picked up an ebay bargain at the weekend, they're for a late type beetle but I'll remove the hump and runners, I've noticed the seat...
  21. It does degrade in time, essential to have good...

    It does degrade in time, essential to have good filters they do tell you to keep checking the tank for particals, best thing is stainless mesh looks like a big scouring pad
  22. A local machine shop should be able to make one I...

    A local machine shop should be able to make one I would of thought
    Mike
  23. Thread: Camber tool

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    Nice work watching with interest as I've still...

    Nice work watching with interest as I've still got the mirrors from the 156 donor car
    Mike
  25. Thread: Camber tool

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    Hi Steve use it against the rim or tyre 4307 ...

    Hi Steve use it against the rim or tyre 4307

    use a protractor to scribe the lines so the drop line will give you the degree angle ,could do a short video to show how to use it

    Mike
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