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  1. Thread: Sad News

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    Very sorry to hear that news Jim

    Very sorry to hear that news Jim
  2. I wasn't happy with the way the clutch hydraulic...

    I wasn't happy with the way the clutch hydraulic line routed past the other cables on the right side chassis fork. It was too near the Fuel pump and Starter cables, it didn't look good and was a...
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    Well done mate, looking great! Big milestone in...

    Well done mate, looking great! Big milestone in the project.
    Amazing to see the rot on the 'before' chassis, compared to where you are now :thumbup:
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    Nice update thanks; I think most owners would...

    Nice update thanks; I think most owners would recommend doiing the minimum to get the car roadworthy and take things from there - and not to let a 6-month part rebuild turn into a 5 year one.
    ...
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    That happened to me … It's off-topic, but this is...

    That happened to me … It's off-topic, but this is the reason your pics don't render properly:
    https://www.howtogeek.com/254830/why-your-photos-dont-always-appear-correctly-rotated/
    And FYI the JPEG...
  6. A good weekend in the garage, I installed the...

    A good weekend in the garage, I installed the gear-shift rod, coupled it up to the gearbox and... it worked. I can 'feel' all 5 gears and reverse. Great result!

    I was dreading this job; you may...
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    Everything has gone except the for the: The 2inch...

    Everything has gone except the for the: The 2inch internal diameter fuel hose - which is still available!
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    Some odds & ends available free of charge:

    A handful of items available for free:

    4 Canopy hinge 'arms' - Rough condition.

    2x Fibreglass Rear body brackets, these were shipped with the Mk1 kit back in the day.
    (they mount the body to...
  9. Pressure testing is an interesting idea, I like...

    Pressure testing is an interesting idea, I like the sound of that.

    I just googled and saw the kits available, is that what you use?

    If I could devise a low pressure home-brew method I'd give it...
  10. Brake connections - copper grease? how tight?

    When you are connecting up brake lines, do you place some copper grease, WD40 or something else on the threads?
    Or will that cause more problems that it's worth?

    How tight do you do the...
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    PM Sent :-)

    PM Sent :-)
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    You're on fire Alistair! Nice update. My first...

    You're on fire Alistair! Nice update.

    My first car had a Type 1 engine (i.e.Beetle) with 1700cc barrels, it had a 55 Amp alternator.

    I am wondering why the alternator would only be for 'up to'...
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    Waxoyl Pressure Sprayer

    For Sale Waxoyl Pressure Sprayer - Just the Sprayer, no 'Oyl included. Price £10 + Postage

    You can spray direct from the unit or with a 18inch flexi-extension,
    or with the long 'extension...
  14. Hello mate, There are 4 x M10 bolts securing...

    Hello mate,
    There are 4 x M10 bolts securing the cover plate; get 2 longer bolts (in opposite corners of the plate) to get things started, crank these up until you can get 2 of the normal length...
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    Yeah good work. The front end of the car is...

    Yeah good work. The front end of the car is difficult to get right, good that you still have some room for adjustment.
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    Nice :cool1:

    Nice :cool1:
  17. I got the gearbox in and torqued down and the...

    I got the gearbox in and torqued down and the trailing arms are also in;
    I torqued the trailing arm pivot bolt to 87 Ft Lbs with loctite on the threads.
    I have a homebrew bolt-stopper (visible in...
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    So these are 14 in long, 125 Lb per inch; I...

    So these are 14 in long, 125 Lb per inch;
    I would be interested to know how you get on with these, I am happy to wait until the lake has dried-up of course :coat:
  19. I have installed the adjustable spring plates at...

    I have installed the adjustable spring plates at the weekend, but not before some fun and games trying to work out the preload...

    Depending on who you ask, the stock preload (the angle that you...
  20. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Urrrgh! Sorry to hear that man. Are parts...

    Urrrgh! Sorry to hear that man.
    Are parts available for a 1978 car?
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    Well done on the Purchase; Once you join the...

    Well done on the Purchase;
    Once you join the Scottish mafia - you can never leave - fyi :coat:
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    Well done mate, looking very tidy. Keep plugging...

    Well done mate, looking very tidy. Keep plugging away, the thread & splines on the stub axle look to be in great nick, much better than some (ahem) other cars I have been working on recently :-(
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    That Header tanks fitment problem is a typical...

    That Header tanks fitment problem is a typical Nova (kit car) issue, should have taken 15 mins; ends up with the cutting tools in play, Jeez.
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    Looking very nice - well done

    Looking very nice - well done
  25. BGC Motorsport near Wisbech Cambridgeshire - recommended

    I wanted to give a shout out to Brian Goodall of BGC Motorsport near Wisbech Cambridgeshire.
    Brian supplied most of the brake connections and fuel fittings for my car, he supplies good quality...
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