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  1. good to know! you had me worried for a moment,...

    good to know! you had me worried for a moment, but I should have known better `¬)
  2. Hi Brett; is the filled part only secured by its...

    Hi Brett; is the filled part only secured by its edges in the hole, or have you applied any mat to the backside extending onto the body?
  3. Thread: 009

    by MartinB
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    Is there much difference in torque between the...

    Is there much difference in torque between the different wiper motors?
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    I was under the impression that the window...

    I was under the impression that the window aperture had a very slight curve to it which is taken up when fitting a non-glass window. Is there a specific method / mod required to the opening that...
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    Talking of hydrogen brings back some memories of...

    Talking of hydrogen brings back some memories of when we used to manufactrue a portable gas chromatography device called 'Autofim GC'; this used a hydrogen flame chamber where the ionised gas was...
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    Nice build thread... takes me back `¬)

    Nice build thread... takes me back `¬)
  7. I have a set of the 'old' Osprey restoration...

    I have a set of the 'old' Osprey restoration books, and this one was considered the fibreglass bible in its time - it contains valueble information on everything from repairs to moulds etc......
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    I also like the slightly angled upwards look `¬)...

    I also like the slightly angled upwards look `¬)

    Does the ability to see past the rear haunches have any bearing on the angles?

    Its been so long since I looked at mine, being away from it, I...
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    Isn't it strange that a large proportion of the...

    Isn't it strange that a large proportion of the population have a low level of vitamin D, especially being in lockdown and not getting sufficient sun exposure... `¬)

    I'm not convinced this is...
  10. When type iV engines were mentioned a while ago,...

    When type iV engines were mentioned a while ago, I did some searching about the type iv engine with carbs and injection fitted; On one forum (and I'm sorry I don't remember were... if I find it again...
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    isn't that the same product that Mikemrb posted;-...

    isn't that the same product that Mikemrb posted;-



    and I commented;-

    Looks interesting and easy, but as he comments at the end of the vid, as the solder has not penetrated the strands it...
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    Looks interesting and easy, but as he comments at...

    Looks interesting and easy, but as he comments at the end of the vid, as the solder has not penetrated the strands it would measure as 'continuity' but would not be good at passing current `¬)
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    In the photo isn't there still a weak spot where...

    In the photo isn't there still a weak spot where the copper exits the metal crimp on the wire strands? (which would be the same as if it was soldered) This would also be worse if the insulation went...
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    When fitting the new starter did you check /...

    When fitting the new starter did you check / replace the bush in the housing that the starter spindle fits into? I had problems with turning over many years ago and found the bush was worn on one...
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    try here `¬) ...

    try here `¬)

    http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?5857-Type-4-oil-pressure-and-sounds-like


    also good source of info here for d-jet (although 914, but so similar `¬)...
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    Yes, definitely type IV, do you know what size it...

    Yes, definitely type IV, do you know what size it is? Do you have injection or carb?


    Same as I have in my Nova (or should I say chassis at the moment `¬)
  17. That's one very well finished car; someone has a...

    That's one very well finished car; someone has a bargain `¬)
    Surprised we haven't seen it before?
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    Like Brett says, re starter - check the bush that...

    Like Brett says, re starter - check the bush that the starter spindle fits into when fitting to engine, if that's worn you will have turning problems... cheap fix `¬)
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    I think my wiper motor and pantograph came from a...

    I think my wiper motor and pantograph came from a JCB of some sort; on the motor I think you can loosen the 'plastic' part on the motor behind the mechanism and rotate it to get the 'park' gap in the...
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    not sure what you are missing? The wiper arm is...

    not sure what you are missing? The wiper arm is driven by the motor and the other arm of the wiper pivots on the other fixed pivot point? There should be an 'insert' in the driven arm that fits onto...
  21. Thread: Eagle 2+2

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    there was this one too... but nobody seemed...

    there was this one too... but nobody seemed interested!

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/283987315683?ul_noapp=true
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    ebay eagle shell

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/283987315683?ul_noapp=true
  23. yes, that's true!

    yes, that's true!
  24. Are you worried about cracks before the tank has...

    Are you worried about cracks before the tank has even been fitted? :scared:
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    The California mirrors are what I had before, and...

    The California mirrors are what I had before, and will probably use again; from what I remember the view was fine - I did look at other mirrors but these ones seem to suit the car... `¬)
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