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  1. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Got lots of that and black packing tape before...

    Got lots of that and black packing tape before the GRP.
  2. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    "Hate" is putting it mildly but it seems the best...

    "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 method a go as it cuts out the stage of making a...
  3. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Eagle Forum 'read only'

    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 am lucky to get 6 posts a week at best and it...
  4. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    As with all things here, knowing what's what and...

    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 get it legal, as soon as I can afford it that it....
  5. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Getting there, a little more done. The trailer...

    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 within moments and all gone. I thought afterwards...
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    'Back in the day' being late 60's I worked for...

    '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 for hanging engine parts in before rinsing off and...
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    That is a really great job, even better than when...

    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 engine/gearbox mounts, do all three, the front one is not...
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    You too, I have a 1987 'cromie' 320i saloon,...

    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 70MPH I think something is going wrong. At least they...
  9. Agree, electric is the way to go. bit of a whne...

    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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    Your seats must be well foward of where mine are...

    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 crud off of alloy.
  11. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Thinking along these lines. 4638 Now the SS...

    Thinking along these lines.

    4638

    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 for a week to slip by; I managed monday and...
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    Never had flaps on any of my VW engines, not sure...

    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 viens in the center mounted shroud to aid cooling...
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    I would like to add my condolences, seems the...

    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 funeral but not with all the fuss attached and as one...
  14. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    That is going to be a lot easier with Jose Miguel...

    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 will be a while untill the car is ready and I can...
  15. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Trailer chopping was a major task as well as...

    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 divers' took it all away, so I dumped the second...
  16. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Trailer chopping was a major task as well as...

    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 divers' took it all away, so I dumped the second...
  17. Thread: 009

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    Hi Brett, I had to smile at your troubles....

    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 get good at tracking electrical problems, just basic...
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    It has been a weird couple of months what with...

    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 decided that on rebuilding the intirior, after the...
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    I have seen that so many times in our LinHai 260...

    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 damage.

    Crank looks OK, unless you want to spend a...
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    Great looking rear eand, love the new tail pipes.

    Great looking rear eand, love the new tail pipes.
  21. Thread: 009

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    Sometimes it can be a desaster. I wired a unit...

    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 being earth, great untill I turned on the igntion and...
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    I suspect a past piston break up and not cleaned...

    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 little bit before reusing it or replacing it on a...
  23. Thread: 009

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    The main reason I switched from VW to BL color...

    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 (ign) Black (ground). but each unto their own and in...
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    At least on a VW that is so simple. Only half a...

    At least on a VW that is so simple. Only half a dozen wires.
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    Good find and jjust needs a check over. great!

    Good find and jjust needs a check over. great!
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