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    Here's some photos of my 30 +year old mod, these...

    Here's some photos of my 30 +year old mod, these are alloy which I doubt are available any longer as everything is plastic now and much more bulky
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    Caravan toggle catches are the thing I use ,just...

    Caravan toggle catches are the thing I use ,just unscrew a couple of turns and the window will come out,45154516my windows are split with a quarter light which is fixed
    this is the only photo I...
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    This does not end well

    https://www.facebook.com/100002060287008/videos/1312757215469609/
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    Hi Lauren I don't think there's many gel coat...

    Hi Lauren I don't think there's many gel coat ADD's about now, only painted mine after someone reversed into the front and it had the dark green blotches starting to appear in the gel coat
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    I've been impressed with mine I brought it to...

    I've been impressed with mine I brought it to solder smc's on circuit boards but use it for so many other jobs as the heat output it controllable , the small nozzles are particularly useful...
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    Here you go David the temp range is 100 to 450 c ...

    Here you go David the temp range is 100 to 450 c
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/858D-220V-SMD-Soldering-Desoldering-Station-Hot-Air-Rework-Gun-Tool-3-Nozzles-/264476224394?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292
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    Iíve been using my mini heat gun I use for...

    Iíve been using my mini heat gun I use for printed circuit board repairs, itís very compact with digital heat/ air flow control and only about £30 for the led version and even cheaper for the analogue
  8. Thread: IRS arms

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    IRS arms

    Before I stick these on Ebay thought I'd offer them on here first as there not easy to find these days,the bushes have been replaced ,just need an outer bearing and the spacer on one side...
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    Castle Donnington

    I was looking at the South African Eagle site last night and came across a photo of my car at Castle Donnington must be late 70's ,mine's the green one :laugh: no its the one top left who said green...
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    Setting up adjustable suspension

    Found this article from Koni thought it might be useful to anyone with adjustable shocks to know the effects of shock absorber adjustment
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  11. Thread: restoring mk1

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    My car also lime green gel, put on the road in...

    My car also lime green gel, put on the road in 1974 its production number 101 with an under tray of 100 so I think they grabbed whatever parts were available in the same colour to go with the main...
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    Yes I'll probably make some out of stainless,...

    Yes I'll probably make some out of stainless, it's fine to run without them if you don't mind the dust and make some small shields for the ball joints or you could use the ones fitted to the lower...
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    The plates are mainly to help reduce the amount...

    The plates are mainly to help reduce the amount of brake dust getting all over the suspension components but more importantly to protect from radiated heat getting to the ball joint rubbers when you...
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    Finished the second front engine mount today

    Finished the second front engine mount today
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    I must admit I do like welding, but still using...

    I must admit I do like welding, but still using the Mig as I haven't really practiced enough with the Tig welder yet
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    Couldn't do without those pads so useful, I don't...

    Couldn't do without those pads so useful, I don't envy you with the wiring, something I've got to tackle in the near future, there's just so much of it, I guess my alfa loom must weigh at least 20kg...
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    Now what's behind the 27th door 😁 got the first...

    Now what's behind the 27th door 😁 got the first engine mount finished today
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    Managed to escape to the garage for a couple of...

    Managed to escape to the garage for a couple of hours to start making the front two engine mounts, had to cut and reverse the rubber mount cage and re weld, making the main mounts out of the old...
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    I really bolted to the torsion tube to help stop...

    I really bolted to the torsion tube to help stop the twist in it as the upper chassis frame is welded to the tube, I was surprised as to how much movement there was, I haven't put in all the small...
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    Was thinking of this https://youtu.be/aLhWzMOccTg

    Was thinking of this https://youtu.be/aLhWzMOccTg
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    Card from my daughters this morning, not sure...

    Card from my daughters this morning, not sure about the 🔥 though 😁4451
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    Hi laren it was not easy finding a LHD rack the...

    Hi laren it was not easy finding a LHD rack the worst thing I did have one a few years ago and chucked it thinking Iíd never use it .At the moment Iím intending to use the front beam possibly with...
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    Thought I'd better explain how I using this rack...

    Thought I'd better explain how I using this rack as it won't work in a standard RHD form on a beetle beam as it designed for front of piviot steering, I'm using a LHD rack turned upside down to...
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    It's an alfasud

    It's an alfasud
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    found some spec of a EV Stirling Item...

    found some spec of a EV Stirling


    Item location: Lemont, Illinois, United States
    Make: Replica/Kit Makes
    Model: Sterling Sports Car
    Type: Coupe
    Trim: Custom Electric
    Year: 1968...
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