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  1. Thread: I'm still alive

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    First wife 27 years, current wife 20 years, car...

    First wife 27 years, current wife 20 years, car 26 years. :facepalm:

    Great thing is "Still alive", so many of us are no longer able to claim that and at 75 I appreciate the hell out of it every...
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    Thanks for all the advice. A suitable manifold is...

    Thanks for all the advice. A suitable manifold is about £180 so given that this would only be temporary, and with minimal performance gains I think I'll put the idea on hold

    Good idea, as one...
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    Great to see progress and the sun shinning, wish...

    Great to see progress and the sun shinning, wish I could say the same.
    Good point about the bake bias adjustment, I WAS going to put the knob for the cable next to the steering but it might fall...
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    You know there is a problem, so just go for it,...

    You know there is a problem, so just go for it, if you can buy or borrow an engine stand it will make light work of ¡stripping it down,
    All VW engines a simple, it's mostly the peripherals that...
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    I cut a pair for my SS but when it came to fit...

    I cut a pair for my SS but when it came to fit them the asymmetric properties of the car came to light so had to trim one back quite a bit., still haven't fitted them.
  6. Just thought; as the rear section is already cut...

    Just thought; as the rear section is already cut out why not leave it so and bond a flange onto the body and have as a removable section?
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    Wannabe Corvette. Don't like screen, they could...

    Wannabe Corvette. Don't like screen, they could have made it a bit steeper and gain some headroom and a decent hard top too, rest of it is probably where the Nova would be today if still in...
  8. Looks like someone will get a great project with...

    Looks like someone will get a great project with not a lot to do, apart from junking that ancient V8 and rebuilding the rear end.
    Bit puzzled by the 'dropped' floor, so little, looks about 1 1/2"...
  9. Thread: 009

    by Peter
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    Looks like a candidate for some of your excellent...

    Looks like a candidate for some of your excellent work making custom covers.
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    Not that is matters but on mine I have both sets...

    Not that is matters but on mine I have both sets of leaves but only one fixed, the other rotates freely so IF I hit a big bump it comes into play but otherwise it is just on one full set. Coupled...
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    Hi John, The black one. Just personal taste at...

    Hi John, The black one. Just personal taste at the end of the day but it get little grey cells working.

    Going on personal and ongoing experience, getting a kit car registered abroad is almost...
  12. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    After 14 days still waiting to get outside...

    After 14 days still waiting to get outside Estepona on "none essential business" and now told decision will be made in TEN DAYS time if to lift the travel ban. Can't even get to my bank in Gibraltar....
  13. Thread: 009

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    What colour combination are you looking for? In ...

    What colour combination are you looking for? In the 16.5A range they do most combinations, only single colours in the 11A stuff.
  14. Thread: 009

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    I am sure a man of your capabilities would get it...

    I am sure a man of your capabilities would get it right.

    For general information;

    It is really quite simple, just a matter of adding up all the amps of the units on a circuit, so simple...
  15. Thread: 009

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    Vehicle Wiring products, They will sell you 1/2 a...

    Vehicle Wiring products, They will sell you 1/2 a meter of any combination of wire and they have various Amp and all the fittings. I did all my car in BL code for 30 quid.
    ...
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    Looks like a result there Brett and you end up...

    Looks like a result there Brett and you end up with just what you want, not a 'near enough' job.+6
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    On a far more humble scale that is how I did my...

    On a far more humble scale that is how I did my dash /speedo cover with 3mm acrylic.
    made a steel former and then heated a sheet of plastic with a hot air gun gently until it sagged. quite easy...
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    I only hope my black bodywork looks something...

    I only hope my black bodywork looks something like as good, (going with black gloss acrylic).
    Couple of points I would do straight away are the carpet edges, door sills, and all those horrible...
  19. Thread: 009

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    I would use the 'ajar' warning lights by using a...

    I would use the 'ajar' warning lights by using a switch at all points, better safe than sorry especially the hood . could also use a alarm triggers.
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    Sorry but that doesn't always help, I moved to a...

    Sorry but that doesn't always help, I moved to a house with a double garage below and got less time on the car as I had to work my butt off to pay for the bloody house, now In a flat and car 40 Km...
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    Could very well be. My ex said to me 1999, "It's...

    Could very well be. My ex said to me 1999, "It's me or the car". Bye. I am now on second wife who knows better than to even bring it up.
  22. Thread: 009

    by Peter
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    4550Nice unit, Unfortunately Mazda SUVs are rarer...

    4550Nice unit, Unfortunately Mazda SUVs are rarer than Lamborghinis here. I use a 4 way strip which puts power to the 12v battery in the doors for the puddle and safety lights. Also used one contact...
  23. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

    by Peter
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    Good news is mother-in-laws Honda Civic is...

    Good news is mother-in-laws Honda Civic is running again, seems the 1.4ED motor is not interference fir. so no bent valves. but I did see both CV joint split and dry so new axles on the way C
    Still...
  24. Thread: 009

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    Having kitted out about 50 new RAC, (that's Royal...

    Having kitted out about 50 new RAC, (that's Royal Automobile Club, Brett). Ford transits, I can vouch for the beauty of pre-assembled looms with all the connectors fitted and just connect to the...
  25. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

    by Peter
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    Of course "hasta manaña", means, "Not today"...

    Of course "hasta manaña", means, "Not today" still waiting at 16:00.
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