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  1. Spent a fruitful day reading up on master...

    Spent a fruitful day reading up on master cylinders and calipers, mainly relative to my set up which works out to be a pain in the butt.
    The Wilwood 4 pot powerlite calipers I have 1.58"square inch...
  2. And why not, it's not exactly a track car. works...

    And why not, it's not exactly a track car. works with a bug so.....
    Unfortunately I have to contend with arguably the worst drivers in Europe, witness my BMW and 80Kph to zero several time in a...
  3. Don't forget, the bigger the master the more...

    Don't forget, the bigger the master the more effort needed. a smaller master may mean more travel but more effective.
  4. Played with my bias for ages and ended up fitting...

    Played with my bias for ages and ended up fitting a cable adjuster. Made my own from the old speedo cable after I went digital and just bought a nice knob to fit.
    Off setting the push-rods using the...
  5. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    A rather sobering view of life, or lack of it, in...

    A rather sobering view of life, or lack of it, in my area.


    UK police are 'worried' they might upset people, pussys



    Coming to a town near you soon.
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    Great work and how handy that 3D printer is....

    Great work and how handy that 3D printer is.
    What amazes me most is.. the grass growth! Great looking lawn.
  7. I love that workmanship, so much better body off....

    I love that workmanship, so much better body off.
    I was thinking, again, those reservoirs look nice but won't they be awkward to get to when the body is on and wheel fitted? also subject to crap...
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    Yours is a very neat job Brett, great work as...

    Yours is a very neat job Brett, great work as usual.
    Now I remember why I moved the whole section, the off-set blister. Before someone says, "But you used a Skoda unit", I do now but I was going...
  9. Thread: 009

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    OK. Seems I covered it elsewhere but you seem to...

    OK. Seems I covered it elsewhere but you seem to have done a better job anyway. Not seen a shifter plate with bush attached before, not in my day anyway. Neat. Looks like I am about 4" further back,...
  10. Thread: 009

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    Didn't you get my PM? bugger! It is a sticky on...

    Didn't you get my PM? bugger!
    It is a sticky on my forum. (I just checked it still reads OK.)
    https://eaglecarclub.proboards.com/thread/2286/moving-gear-shift-positon-chassis
    I cheated, of course...
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    Cannot remember what it was I used all those...

    Cannot remember what it was I used all those years ago but I think it was the guts from an old bulb type 8" brake light for parcel shelf fittings that had broken fittings. Just the right width to fit...
  12. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    They have extended the 'lock down' until 12th...

    They have extended the 'lock down' until 12th April, (at least) how the hell we are supposed to pay all the bills in the meantime I have no idea. luckily I have my pensions and a separate income but...
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    swot I said init, :lmfao: Good move getting new...

    swot I said init, :lmfao: Good move getting new (recon) ones.
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    Wish I could help but I am totally outside the...

    Wish I could help but I am totally outside the box on alternators having mine in the middle not off-set and no mechanical pump but even with that the standard dizzy still fits. But fuel pump? No way....
  15. I was thinking 3/8" for the 4 pot Wilwoods was a...

    I was thinking 3/8" for the 4 pot Wilwoods was a bit small but don't know if using 7/8" is going to help much.
    8 x 1.25" pistons
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    I have the self same problem only here in Spain...

    I have the self same problem only here in Spain you get stopped, fine 600€ and sent home, unless you are walking the dog, ALONE, any dog will do. I have all the parts including a new MIG welder and I...
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    Calipers are cheap enough not to bother with iffy...

    Calipers are cheap enough not to bother with iffy units, get an upgrade whilst you are at it.
    What happens is the O rings in the pistons 'glue' themselves to the wall of the caliper, hence the...
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    Hi Brett, Simple job if not overthought. ...

    Hi Brett, Simple job if not overthought.

    1st get your sitting position and wheel position sorted, once done sit in the driving position and hands on wheel, drop gear changing hand, in our case...
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    First off let me say; you gota do what you gata...

    First off let me say; you gota do what you gata do, each unto their own, it’s your car etc. BUT. I do worry for the cars future when the opening paragraph is about paintwork when that should be the...
  20. What size masters are you using? I have 2 x 3/8"...

    What size masters are you using? I have 2 x 3/8" on 4 pot Wilwoods, seem to work OK, Of course, bigger cylinder, more force needed too.
  21. Great link, bugger! I went to all the bother of...

    Great link, bugger! I went to all the bother of making some from coach bolts, think I will invest in three 'proper ones' very soon.
  22. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Hi Brett, too harsh? not a chance. :whistling: ...

    Hi Brett, too harsh? not a chance. :whistling:

    "how good you got it", Lets see, car is a garage attached to you residence to be worked on as and when you have time. The wife isn't on your neck to...
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    Great job Brett, making it look so OEM too, I am...

    Great job Brett, making it look so OEM too, I am sure when it's all the same finish it will look AWESOME!
  24. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Latest gas prices CO2/Argon, 34.84€ a 1 liter...

    Latest gas prices CO2/Argon, 34.84€ a 1 liter disposable
    ...
  25. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Hi Brett, Your input is ALWAYS welcome as I know...

    Hi Brett, Your input is ALWAYS welcome as I know you know what you know, if you know what I mean.
    Never take offense, ever. :twisted: PM on Stirling forum.

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