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    I don't use Google, my wife knows everything, she...

    I don't use Google, my wife knows everything, she says.:ermm:

    Aside from that, it bares out what I said about brakes, going 3/4" on the 8 cylinders of the Wilwood set up means a little more travel...
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    You could try the DVLA. The on-line data base...

    You could try the DVLA. The on-line data base will give you current status but you will need form V888 to find owner. We had an Eagle RV jeep reunited with its original owner last month after 15...
  3. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Thanks Alister, Pair of 200n gas struts in the...

    Thanks Alister, Pair of 200n gas struts in the Beamer's boot ready to go on the bonnet, 120n just too soft resulting in a bump on the noggin. I know they are a bit too strong but I also know they...
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    Tried to get to the shed this week but failed...

    Tried to get to the shed this week but failed miserably. A fiends SEAT Ibiza need a test but I had also just finished the front end rebuild after the dive down the bank, it was one of the days that...
  5. Thread: Servo brakes

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    And some time knowingly my friend. :twisted: It's...

    And some time knowingly my friend. :twisted: It's all good fun, life would be so boring otherwise. :bananasplit:

    I decided I didn't like the triple analogue dials so went digital , then it was R&P...
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    Std diameter but of course much thicker, from...

    Std diameter but of course much thicker, from VWheratige or Limebug (about 950 for the kit. but bloody expensive compared to other makes of vented discs such as for my mum in laws Honda civic, full...
  7. Thread: Gearbox types

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    Example; Std VW T1 165/80-R15 = 25.4" diameter,...

    Example; Std VW T1 165/80-R15 = 25.4" diameter, circumference 79.7", = 795 Rev per mile
    255/60/15 = 27" diameter, 84.9" circumference, 746 Rev per mile.
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    That's the difference between early and late...

    That's the difference between early and late clutches, the tube on the gearbox that the release bearing runs on is also different, I had to cut mine back, when I fitted the Kennedy clutch. The...
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    A very informative article. Thanks Brett. The...

    A very informative article. Thanks Brett. The paragraph I found interesting was,

    " When you get right down to it, master cylinder selection is a trial-and-error process. Pedal feel and what's...
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    Great result, off to the shop today, not messing...

    Great result, off to the shop today, not messing about with fixing the (very) old one, I tried it a few time with various motors including a Nissan 6L 24V one but they never last long afterwards....
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    Had the same problem back in 2005 so went for...

    Had the same problem back in 2005 so went for Wilwood 4 pot radial , very light and good feel, Bugpack rear disc conversion, isn't that much heavier than a drum and shoe setup.
    4360 4359
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    'Officially' the std VW T1 gearbox will handle...

    'Officially' the std VW T1 gearbox will handle 120BHP at the flywheel but it will handle a lot more.
    All models are
    1st 3.80:1
    2nd; 2.06:1
    3rd; 1.26:1
    4th; 0.89:1
    Rev; 3.07:1

    Diffs do...
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    I hope it does as I have exactly the same problem...

    I hope it does as I have exactly the same problem and I have a 'turn-over' button in the engine bay directly connected to the starter. If yours cure it then I will buy a new one too, not that...
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    That's quite a lot so great progress. Are you...

    That's quite a lot so great progress. Are you doing as I did, put the rack where it needs to be and then sort out the mounting or have you already done it?
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    Where's my mate Brett gone? Missing you Brett.

    Where's my mate Brett gone? Missing you Brett.
  16. Have you looked in CBS, they do duel size UJs?

    Have you looked in CBS, they do duel size UJs?
  17. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Had a couple of good days in the 'shed' this week...

    Had a couple of good days in the 'shed' this week and a visit from one Jose Miguel de Landeres from north of Malaga just an hour up the road, Jose is the new owner of the red SS from Oviedo that...
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    Jacki Stewart is loosing it, that's what. sad.

    Jacki Stewart is loosing it, that's what. sad.
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    Looks like old mono colour thick wall stuff, best...

    Looks like old mono colour thick wall stuff, best out.
  20. Definetly sounds like a case for a double jointed...

    Definetly sounds like a case for a double jointed column for sure.
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    Funnt that vac take off isn't shown in the...

    Funnt that vac take off isn't shown in the Autobook manual. just shows the throttle device, strange. I have always seen the dizzy take off on the side as a small 4mm spigot. You live and learn, even...
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    Datsun 1970-78 Z240 my fav' but then I went silly...

    Datsun 1970-78 Z240 my fav' but then I went silly with small Italian, then CBS 'Turbo', still think the Datsun ones were cool and went well with the cars shape.
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    Fitting a secondary relay near the starter is...

    Fitting a secondary relay near the starter is something I had to do on a Dazon 1100 buggy too.

    I tried a new ignition switch, new connections, new +30 ignition feed but still only 50% of the time...
  24. I was lucky as the Triumph Dolomite fitted both...

    I was lucky as the Triumph Dolomite fitted both the Talbot Samba and the Citroen C15.
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    I think it's the sharp angle where the mirroe...

    I think it's the sharp angle where the mirroe meets the horizontal that is a bit off. Not sure how to explain it but as you say, the flow is off. Still looks great though, try playing with it with...
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