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    Nic, I had previously pulled apart another tail...

    Nic, I had previously pulled apart another tail light I was experimenting with. The diffused look is created by a white layer of translucent plastic in front of the LED's, then the outer red layer of...
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    Thanks Steve and Jim for the measurements, much...

    Thanks Steve and Jim for the measurements, much appreciated. Look like what I had in mind works width-wise, but not necessarily height-wise. I may still pursue this path, albeit with more of a...
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    Bumper Measurement

    I'm looking at some potential new lights, but I need to confirm some measurements of the bumper. Can anyone help with measurements A & B as per the photo?

    https://i.vgy.me/hC3tNj.jpg
  4. Sticky: Put me down for 2 Calendars, Photos to follow....

    Put me down for 2 Calendars, Photos to follow. Also can I take the September slot ;)
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    I got an hour spent on the dash today, took off...

    I got an hour spent on the dash today, took off the cardboard and tape, and did an initial sanding and shaping of the join between the two parts. I haven’t finalized the profile yet but plan to keep...
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    If you had been at this years Stones you would...

    If you had been at this years Stones you would have met them :whistling:
  7. Thread: 2 Post Lift

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    I see the lifting height is 1.5m, I’d have to...

    I see the lifting height is 1.5m, I’d have to leave the hole in the ground if I wanted to stand up straight under the car 😉

    I continue to be jealous of all your toys !


    That is a serious...
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    Well after lots and lots of procrastination and...

    Well after lots and lots of procrastination and the odd gentle nudge from Dirk to start doing something I figured I better open the box with my dash (well strictly speaking a mark 2 rear section and...
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    Cool, I'm so happy to hear the hard work and...

    Cool, I'm so happy to hear the hard work and ingenuity in approach paid off. You're install is so much neater than mine, I'm sure you are very happy....and I'm guessing a few may follow in your path
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    Peter,It truly sucks that it would cost you so...

    Peter,It truly sucks that it would cost you so much to register it, and that you don’t have it.

    However, on cold hard reflection what is it you really enjoy about it……it’s the designing and...
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    When I had mine on a weigh bridge (with driver...

    When I had mine on a weigh bridge (with driver and 1/2 tank of gas) this is what mine came out as :

    Axle Weights

    Overall Car Weight : 1,000 Kg
    Front Axle Weight : 420 Kg
    Rear Axle Weight :...
  12. I tried that too, but found the screw section of...

    I tried that too, but found the screw section of the jubilee clips rubbed on the gator, so wanted something more slimline.
  13. I had a similar issue on my Triumph Dolomite...

    I had a similar issue on my Triumph Dolomite rack. The method I used to overcome this was a small rectangular piece of metal (maybe 10mm x 5mm) that I put inside the rubber boot and strapped to the...
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    Or just take a hand file to the offending corner...

    Or just take a hand file to the offending corner of the caliper, looks like 1 - 2 mm off a corner edge would do the trick
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    dim and very distant memory reminds me I think I...

    dim and very distant memory reminds me I think I also cut some surplus material off my pads
  16. I'll be interested to see what you come up with....

    I'll be interested to see what you come up with. I had asked Flatlands to do something similar on mine, but they were reluctant as it would make their workspace messy with gooey stuff dripping out...
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    yup absolutely better. I've not used a Mill...

    yup absolutely better. I've not used a Mill before, and last used a lathe 30+ years ago. I'm trying to figure out why you didn't manage to get it more symmetrical? Rush job? Your not using a machine...
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    looking good, so was the run done with the new...

    looking good, so was the run done with the new calipers?
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    Ditto....also 6' 4" and owned one of my Nova's...

    Ditto....also 6' 4" and owned one of my Nova's for 30 years now. One of the first things I did was tackle the floor pan drop when I took the body off. The original builder (Steve on the forum) was...
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    Dirk, Given you have the toys like the mill at...

    Dirk, Given you have the toys like the mill at your disposal (and time whilst waiting for the pads) why not Mill off the original lugs, neating up the install further and reducing the unsprung weight...
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    Dirk a much neater install and no changes to the...

    Dirk a much neater install and no changes to the hub required, very neat. I wish I had all the toys (lathe / mill) you have, very jealous :laugh:
  22. OMG....not too sure what other comments are...

    OMG....not too sure what other comments are valid. Good from far but far from good springs to mind....:oops2:
  23. Thread: 2 Nova's

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    LOL. :notworthy:

    LOL. :notworthy:
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    I like the fact that being recessed there is an...

    I like the fact that being recessed there is an inbuilt “bump stop” to stop them going over centre too.
  25. Thread: 2 Nova's

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    If I was in the UK, and had time to make two...

    If I was in the UK, and had time to make two trips up North I would have a punt, stick them in storage and figure the rest out later. Maybe its lucky I'm not :oops2:
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