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    CBS had a build blog on the car they produced (i...

    CBS had a build blog on the car they produced (i can not remember the name of it) and on that it had a section about building an adapter plate.

    Dirk
  2. Looking good. Your gear linkage is a lot neater...

    Looking good. Your gear linkage is a lot neater than mine, you will benefit from a longer gear leaver the gears are very close on the Subaru box. Whilst the Flatlands method of running the brake...
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    Eagle in second auction

    This is the second lot of cars from the same estate that had the Nova and Avante last year
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  4. I've never put anything on the threads, and as...

    I've never put anything on the threads, and as you said its just a that is thigh enough it doesn't take much and brake fluid will always leak over night if its not tight enough. I have never done any...
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    I must admit I can not either, was the shock...

    I must admit I can not either, was the shock fully extended when on the ground with the original springs, i guess probably not, so why not just fit 12 inch harder springs. Or am I missing...
  6. I've just had a look back on my posts and I did...

    I've just had a look back on my posts and I did not put any pics or how I did it, probably because it was not very pretty. I did not like the subarugears connection as I thought it put a lot of side...
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    nice job on the wheels, what did you use? Dirk

    nice job on the wheels, what did you use?

    Dirk
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    Sounds like you had a bit of a nightmare....

    Sounds like you had a bit of a nightmare. Antifreeze is a nightmare to cleanup when its in carpets. Glad to see you are all sorted and back on the road.

    Dirk
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    Its looking great. I agree with the returns...

    Its looking great. I agree with the returns although a pain to do they do make for a much better finished look.

    Dirk
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    Looking at the pics again and the compact size, I...

    Looking at the pics again and the compact size, I wonder if the reservoir will hold enough fluid to fill 2 rams? I guess there may be the potential to put a bigger one on if its powerful enough.
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    Interesting find. I wounder if it would be man...

    Interesting find. I wounder if it would be man enough for the job? I know what we use currently is way more powerful than we need. It looks like there may be a couple of types.
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  12. Thread: Jon's Nova

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    Very nice. If you pull your finger out you could...

    Very nice. If you pull your finger out you could drive it to Stones in May.:scared:

    Dirk
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    Hi welcome to the forum, we are obviously all...

    Hi welcome to the forum, we are obviously all biased keep it and get it back on the road:crylol:

    We are also very nosy and look at the details held on the DVLA with number plates (or is it just...
  14. Even torqued up as high as it is the forces...

    Even torqued up as high as it is the forces applied will undo the nut which is why the original bolts are peened and newer types are clamped by some method. You know all this, on an old car the bolt...
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    This one belongs here

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/mad-max-style-project-car/303451609996?hash=item46a7201b8c:g:5okAAOSw4kheI2f3

    Dirk
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    Even the Austin Swallow :tongue::tongue: Dirk

    Even the Austin Swallow :tongue::tongue:

    Dirk
  17. Some serious prep work, I think that chassis will...

    Some serious prep work, I think that chassis will last forever. Nice one.

    Dirk
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    As always great photos thanks for sharing. Dirk

    As always great photos thanks for sharing.

    Dirk
  19. Thread: New member

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    Welcome to the forum. Your plans sound...

    Welcome to the forum. Your plans sound interesting Ill look forward to seeing its progress, and photos :-)

    Dirk
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    Nice one, plenty of time now to get some miles in...

    Nice one, plenty of time now to get some miles in before Stones and Newark.

    Dirk
  21. Thread: Exhaust Lego

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    Exhaust Lego

    There was nothing of interest on the TV tonight so when I came in from the workshop the wife had paused Goblin Garage thinking it was something I watched. I have never seen it before but as she went...
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    I may be wrong but I thought an open top was made...

    I may be wrong but I thought an open top was made by the Oz company selling the Eureka, and I think all the molds where bought by an owner over there?

    Dirk
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    You need to spend more time in your garage :rofl:...

    You need to spend more time in your garage :rofl:

    Dirk
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    Nice one well done :thumbup: Dirk

    Nice one well done :thumbup:

    Dirk
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    I'm glad it looks like you have it sorted. Its...

    I'm glad it looks like you have it sorted. Its food for thought when attempting this kind of thing to perhaps try and incorporate internal braces?

    Dirk
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