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  1. Thread: 009

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    Very nice work, quiet lovely and smooth. Looking...

    Very nice work, quiet lovely and smooth. Looking forward to see what you do with the catches to prevent rattle when the unit disengages when closed. Great work as usual.

    Dirk
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    Nice one it will be interesting to see what they...

    Nice one it will be interesting to see what they say and if they can sort it.

    Dirk
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    That's pants on the MOT why not get the garage to...

    That's pants on the MOT why not get the garage to have a look at them whist it is there and see what they say?

    Dirk
  4. I say keep it buy a small holding in Wales with a...

    I say keep it buy a small holding in Wales with a barn and start a car collection. £8k No No No it would have to be double figures.

    Dirk
  5. Thread: Micks Red Nova

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    Great to see it moving under its own power, I...

    Great to see it moving under its own power, I like the look of the MGF back end and looks a very close fit (shame its plastic) but I'm sure it could make the basis for a new plug, look at what David...
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    Its all coming along nicely, If you still manage...

    Its all coming along nicely, If you still manage to get over in July at least you know you will get 2 weeks where you can do nothing but stay at home and work on the car whilst you self isolate :-)
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    A lot of elbow grease they look great, lets hope...

    A lot of elbow grease they look great, lets hope they balance OK when I got the tyres put on mine there was a lot of tutting and head shaking and they took a lot of weights to get them right.

    Dirk
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    Nice write up and interesting to know the...

    Nice write up and interesting to know the differences, I got most of my VDO gauges from Machine 7, but at the time no one in the UK had the speedo to match so I had to get that from the States....
  9. Thread: 009

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    Do you know how the pinch sensors are activated?...

    Do you know how the pinch sensors are activated? I just assumed it was pressure, but I guess I am wrong.

    Dirk
  10. Thread: Micks Red Nova

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    Looking very good, you are making great progress...

    Looking very good, you are making great progress now.

    Dirk
  11. Thread: Eagle

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    Eagle

    On Ebay 2 + 2

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kit-Car-Projet/143609537700?hash=item216fcba4a4:g:6TAAAOSwAVhew9bC

    Dirk
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    Hi Nic, I Used a Polyurethane adhesive ...

    Hi Nic,

    I Used a Polyurethane adhesive

    https://www.carbuilder.com/uk/black-polyurethane-adhesivesealant

    I also used this thinned down with acetone to paint the border

    As for trim it...
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    Nicely done. Dirk

    Nicely done.

    Dirk
  14. I have a number of cut and shunt spanners that...

    I have a number of cut and shunt spanners that have been cut with an angle grinder and welded back on a slight angle for a job, It is easy to do just buy some cheap spanners off Ebay you will...
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    Obviously the question does not apply to my...

    Obviously the question does not apply to my installment, but that said when I come to do the Nova I think my preference would be roof down no negative pressure, the roof would have more flex without...
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    What a difference it looks ace how long did it...

    What a difference it looks ace how long did it take?

    Dirk
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    Nice one, I have to agree with Lauren keep it off...

    Nice one, I have to agree with Lauren keep it off the edges of the glass even if you think it will only be there for a week or two, stick a bit of 2 x 2 wood in the center section to keep the edges...
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    it sounds like you are making a good recovery, if...

    it sounds like you are making a good recovery, if you have an awkward bit that wont pull or push with a bit of heat some small slits with a dermal type cutting disk can help.

    Dirk
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    I fitted my windscreen and it wasn't that hard a...

    I fitted my windscreen and it wasn't that hard a job, if you look back on my thread you will see. If you think worse case you have to take it back out and try again.

    Dirk
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    I have got slot mags but I think the Turbos look...

    I have got slot mags but I think the Turbos look the best.

    Dirk
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    I have always had a problem with beading, I have...

    I have always had a problem with beading, I have just built a mold totally non car related and was having the same trouble, I only use a shaped dish washing sponge made into a triangle like a jenny...
  22. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Very cool :-) Dirk

    Very cool :-)

    Dirk
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    The only way to get historic is to go to the post...

    The only way to get historic is to go to the post office when you tax it, tick the correct boxes you will not be charged and the DVLA get notified.

    Dirk
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    It looks fantastic well done a lot of hard work...

    It looks fantastic well done a lot of hard work but has paid off.

    Dirk
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    Looking good. A tricky bit of welding there I...

    Looking good. A tricky bit of welding there I wonder if brazing might be a better option?

    Dirk
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