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    Not the reply I was expecting I thought you would...

    Not the reply I was expecting I thought you would come back with a technical paper detailing the advantages with complicated mathematical equations that I would not even understand ...
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    What was your rational behind double adjustable...

    What was your rational behind double adjustable shocks on the front?

    Dirk
  3. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    That would be a big no no, hardcore is much...

    That would be a big no no, hardcore is much smaller big lumps of concrete just trap air. It was separated as the local farmer came and picked it up he is collecting rubble to turn in hardcore he...
  4. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    it looks like you have some nice space there,...

    it looks like you have some nice space there, with a lot more height than I have got.

    Dirk
  5. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    The only other work I have done with concrete was...

    The only other work I have done with concrete was a pad for our oil tank, that was a lot smaller and didn't mater what the finish was like so I hired a mixer and did it myself.
    It was difficult to...
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    Looks like you had a good day out, and some nice...

    Looks like you had a good day out, and some nice photos. I too have a soft spot for the Scimitar.

    Dirk
  7. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    The concrete turned up today, I thought it would...

    The concrete turned up today, I thought it would come in a small truck with a hose but no big truck and a slide which would not reach the hole.

    https://i.imgur.com/y8z2HxH.jpg

    So it was back to...
  8. The Avante uses a handbrake from a mini twin...

    The Avante uses a handbrake from a mini twin cable system that has he cable and locking nuts behind the pivot point so low down and at the rear, bit I guess there would be just as much work making a...
  9. Sticky: Hi Dan, Ill have one please if the CKC photos...

    Hi Dan,

    Ill have one please if the CKC photos arrive in time Ill send you one of them.

    Dirk
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    I love your optimism, I think we have all made...

    I love your optimism, I think we have all made statements like that, I know I have when I first got my Avante that apparently only needed body work to finish it :scared:

    Dirk
  11. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    2 Post Lift

    I did say in a post that I had been given permission to buy a 2 post lift so I have ordered one of theses
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    The red one has the nicer wheels, do they both...

    The red one has the nicer wheels, do they both have V5's? if so what do they have on them?
    I understand your sentiment about getting one done enough to sell as a do able project but I think you...
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    Its nice to see you making a start. It will be...

    Its nice to see you making a start. It will be the route I am taking when I do the Nova. The last dash you did looks good. It will be interesting to see what you do different having done one already....
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    It looks like you have got a couple of good...

    It looks like you have got a couple of good projects there, I am assuming the wheels have been re-drilled to fit the hubs? I think I would drill them and use a big easy out. Do you know why the rear...
  15. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    I tried again tonight but your in box or sent...

    I tried again tonight but your in box or sent items are too full you need to delete some.

    Dirk
  16. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    No I don't think you are missing anything you are...

    No I don't think you are missing anything you are using a standard VW set up, I think the people struggling to lock the wheels have all changed to new pedal boxes with separate master cylinders and...
  17. Thread: Nova mk1 kit car

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    You only need a 6 inch section of the chassis to...

    You only need a 6 inch section of the chassis to go with the V5 :coat:

    Dirk
  18. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    I was on a private road at the time :scared: you...

    I was on a private road at the time :scared: you both have PM's

    Dirk
  19. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    The weather was dry Sunday afternoon, and after a...

    The weather was dry Sunday afternoon, and after a couple of runs and adjusting the bias bar, I can report the braking is far improved. I can now lock the brakes without pushing my back into my seat...
  20. Thread: Nova AKA806J

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    It looks like you have a good solid starting...

    It looks like you have a good solid starting point.

    Dirk
  21. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    You could always move back here and suffer the...

    You could always move back here and suffer the rubbish weather with the rest of us, at least you will get the car on the road.

    Dirk
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    Sorry this one is a keeper, I get away with...

    Sorry this one is a keeper, I get away with sooooo much :whistling:

    Dirk
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    I've not seen the swing arm version and can not...

    I've not seen the swing arm version and can not find it on their web site?

    Dirk
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    Nice one, I have actually been given permission...

    Nice one, I have actually been given permission (by the Wife) to buy a two post lift, just waiting on my bonus at work.

    Dirk
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    Hi and welcome to the forum. Dirk

    Hi and welcome to the forum.

    Dirk
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