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    Looking good, so much easier when starting with a body off.

    As long as the pull is exactly 1 foot from center of socket it will be correct for Ft/Lbs, good way to check torque wrench, so many are...
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    Not sure if Repairite ltd is still going, judging...

    Not sure if Repairite ltd is still going, judging by the dismal failure of the products I was supposed to demonstrate I would be surprised.
    neoprene in a tube is different to Sikaflex though but I...
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    There is only one, North of Ronda, Ascari, very...

    There is only one, North of Ronda, Ascari, very expensive, used by the super car crowd.
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    Fog/driving lights

    I have to say that LED lights certainly chuck out a lot of lums, very pleased with the results on mine but I now have the E mark question, is there one, do they comply?
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    Regards sealing, I...
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    Even worse when yup have it right, fitted and...

    Even worse when yup have it right, fitted and ready to go and all you can do is sit in it and go broom, broom.
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    It is all about getting that fuzzy feeling when...

    It is all about getting that fuzzy feeling when things just look right and knowing when they are not.
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    What about some of that rear lens repair tape,

    What about some of that rear lens repair tape,
  8. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Good news is the BMW E30 is up and running again,...

    Good news is the BMW E30 is up and running again, first trip highlighted a coolant lose which turned out to be the heater pipe at the back of the block, total sod to get to but a temp one at the...
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    getting good at this stuff David, I still fancy...

    getting good at this stuff David, I still fancy something on the lines of the 2016 Chevy' Corvette.
    But I have promised myself, no more mods, so what I have is what I have to live with.
  10. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Finally got the BMW E30 back together and running...

    Finally got the BMW E30 back together and running sweet although still has a mystery lose of coolant :scared:

    So despite using twice the fuel of the Merc A170 (that is stuck in 2nd gear) I should...
  11. Thread: Nova alert

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    Quite a lot as it happens Alex.:laugh: The...

    Quite a lot as it happens Alex.:laugh:

    The fastest car over 1/4 mile is an EV Eagle SS by True Cousins in Belgium. but really just a light SS shell over a spine and tube chassis. :shock:...
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    Hi Phil, As the roof goes up and down quite...

    Hi Phil,
    As the roof goes up and down quite quickly and quietly I was wondering what make and power the electric actuators were as mentioned in the text but it could be you mean hydraulic actuators...
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    Looks like a MkI with the large sunroof. IF it is...

    Looks like a MkI with the large sunroof. IF it is still registered so it stands half a chance of being road legalised in any EU country it would be a good deal, otherwise it will need all that...
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    What actuators are you using?

    What actuators are you using?
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    Although I have loads of room by comparison but...

    Although I have loads of room by comparison but do have a firewall, I find it easy to take the Alternator/shroud and fan off in one piece, as long as you can get to the 4 shroud to cylinder cover...
  16. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Gently in soft jaw vice. I tried it on a bit of...

    Gently in soft jaw vice. I tried it on a bit of 10mm strip and it was easy to get a nice curve with a bend, kinda 3D. The actual 15mm T section will have a lot of the back rib cut away, leaving just...
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    Actually well under way with the door cards, I am...

    Actually well under way with the door cards, I am really pleased that the current design is so very close to the one I did years ago so must have got something right , for once.

    Lower carpet...
  18. Thread: Standard VW box

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    As an aside, the concensus on VW sites is that...

    As an aside, the concensus on VW sites is that the std VW T1 T2 box will handle up to 110HP input and as I have a high tuned 1641cc on a 1303 IRS box I hope that's true. I would love to try a Skoda...
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    I think I can safely say I am famous for doing...

    I think I can safely say I am famous for doing that but must stop doing it and get finished.
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    Coffee And Doughnuts, who doesn't have time for...

    Coffee And Doughnuts, who doesn't have time for that. :whistling:

    Never did either actually, in my miss spent youth I started an ONC B Tech, course and the first 2 months was all about using a...
  21. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    It was a thought and my Bro' in Alabama was up...

    It was a thought and my Bro' in Alabama was up for it but 'er in doors will not leave this area due to her son and grandson being here. I will plod on and see what I can do next year. work has...
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    Probably a bit late to contribute but my intirior...

    Probably a bit late to contribute but my intirior was mainly red including arpet and it was too much and has been reduced to being the second colur with black trim, dash and dark grey carpet, I will...
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    That's not to bad Phil, at least that's for the...

    That's not to bad Phil, at least that's for the whole build, what I posted was just the engine, so it's plus 1600 for the basic kit gawd knows what for intirior and a 1303 gear box, plus wheels and...
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    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is...

    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is looking I did dug out the old receipts and invoices from way back and a rough cost of the engine,
    I wish I had not!


    4,272.24




    and that's...
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    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is...

    Just for fun but not while 'er in doors is looking I did a rough cost of the engine and front brakes. I wish I had not!

    £4,669.25 and that's mostly 2005 prices, doesn't include all postage and no...
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