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    Just thinking that too Phil. Space 1999, STOS....

    Just thinking that too Phil. Space 1999, STOS. etc.
    Nice job.
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    Clearly a MkII Ford SS of about 1985/87 going by...

    Clearly a MkII Ford SS of about 1985/87 going by the nose and the early bonnet bump, engine Ford Pinto 1600 and donor based on a Cortina, possible a MkIII.
    Unfortunately it is worth more as Cortina...
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    That would do nicely I think. very compact.

    That would do nicely I think. very compact.
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    Look at it this way, the battery is a big...

    Look at it this way, the battery is a big capacitor and should therefore not be susceptible to minor variations, "flickering", so, as you have disconnected the generator/regulator it must be in the...
  5. Poll: There is an EV Stirling in the States but...

    There is an EV Stirling in the States but unfortunately the Stirling forum is no more. their loss our (Brett) gain.
    There is an electric SS developed by 'true Cousins? in Belgium but it really just...
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    I think your dash light thing is the...

    I think your dash light thing is the generator/regulator system. as you know the engine (ignition) warning bulb works by live from +15 and earth by output which cancels out the +15 when running (12v...
  7. Poll: That is correct, back in the day I worked for...

    That is correct, back in the day I worked for Dunstable motors, a Reliant dealer and the ballast thing was quite funny but necessary.

    Twin port 1600 (1641cc)) is all that is needed, mine is about...
  8. Poll: As has been found in the past with many different...

    As has been found in the past with many different combinations, more power does not always mean more performance.

    I am not a fan of powerful conversions, apart from the fact they are mainly...
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    Sometimes a simple plastic fitting can cause a...

    Sometimes a simple plastic fitting can cause a whole lot of work.I fitted polyurethane mounts on the gearbox thinking that they would last forever, well they did, if "forever" is 15 years of none...
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    that was the main reason the Cimbria/SS went for...

    that was the main reason the Cimbria/SS went for Porsche 928 pop ups although quirky I would have preferred the TR7 type but one has to think it was 1981 so go with what is about.-
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    Welcome to the adiction that is Nova and Eagle...

    Welcome to the adiction that is Nova and Eagle cars, I hope you find a nice one soon.

    Nice collection, interesting to see the difference in 'European prices and what one could get in the UK, more...
  12. Thread: Need another Job

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    Sorry to hear that news, Hopefully the gods will...

    Sorry to hear that news, Hopefully the gods will provide another opportunity, I have had over 40 jobs in my time (and still counting). if you're willing able and resourceful you will always find...
  13. Thread: Eagle

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    The SS is a Ford version for Cortina running gear...

    The SS is a Ford version for Cortina running gear a MkIII SS/Ford and does seem to have lost quite a few bit for sure, that's what happens to so many kit cars, bought for their parts not as a...
  14. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Wife's Corsa was just cam belt rubbing on plastic...

    Wife's Corsa was just cam belt rubbing on plastic cover so easy fix for once, one down. :bananasplit:
  15. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Poor ol' Ukhozi, not a thing done in over a month...

    Poor ol' Ukhozi, not a thing done in over a month despite the fact I have spent several days in the 'shed'. :thumbdown:

    First off I had to have a big clear out, so much crap and junk and then a...
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    Dzus fasteners are not expensive, just need to...

    Dzus fasteners are not expensive, just need to build an inside flange to take them on the body and holes in the rear panel. or same construction but using trapped nuts and screws. either way they are...
  17. Thread: Eagle

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    With a feed back of just 2,??? not confident this...

    With a feed back of just 2,??? not confident this will end well for the SS
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    Spending a lot of time stuck in the summer...

    Spending a lot of time stuck in the summer tourist traffic in Marbella I find myself looking at tail lights, weird pastime, :ermm:
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    I was, of course, referring to where a thread is...

    I was, of course, referring to where a thread is screwed into a body such as a cylinder or reservoir rather than a hose fitting (where I always use an Earls fitting if possible), on the buggys...
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    PTFE tape on all joints.

    PTFE tape on all joints.
  21. Thread: Eagle

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    Saw that delamination too Lauren, but bit of...

    Saw that delamination too Lauren, but bit of glass repair fluid will usually sort that out, rest is awful, classic "Big ideas, NO idea" , could have been great despite the 1.6 engine and 'Chernobyl'...
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    Thinking more cross the rear like an Audi A8....

    Thinking more cross the rear like an Audi A8. along that line kinda thing, sort of, bit like you know what I mean, thingy
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  23. Thread: Tail Lights

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    Hi Brett, I know you value constructive remarks...

    Hi Brett, I know you value constructive remarks so here it goes, NO! :protest: They look 'plonked' on and do not 'flow' with the lines of the car, sorry but,,, :ermm: Sorry. Looks like what they...
  24. Thread: 009

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    Looks very OEM, what Finish are you doing it all...

    Looks very OEM, what Finish are you doing it all in?
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    "The brake booster is the check valve. When the...

    "The brake booster is the check valve. When the brake booster has air trapped inside of itself, the check valve works to extract the air by sucking it out of there. This prevents the air from...
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