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    Re: White Roadster at Kelsall

    Don’t worry Bruce, we can call you Dave if it makes you feel more comfortable.

    Regards,

    Dave(id)
  2. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    They do keep jumping out at me! One day I'll be confident enough to drive it! Still got a few things on the list to sort out first, like the brakes, and the fact that it gets stuck in reverse!
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    Re: Marlins a la Frog!

    £7500!
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    New front number plate mount replacing the weird piece of alloy which was simply held in place by the clamping force of the plate being screwed up tight. I had to drill two small holes each side in...
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    A bit of play in the front left wheel fixed by tightening up the bearing and fitting new split pin.
  6. Re: Roadster: 2ltr Ford Pinto engine with fast road cam

    Nice car, MK2 with Pinto seems like a good combination.
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    Thanks Ben, I'll have a look for that sliding joint to see if there's some adjustment there.

    A slightly dished wheel is now a more realistic option since I swapped in a Spitfire gearstick which is...
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    During the tightening of the steering column clamp I manually turned the front wheels to get the clamp bold in line with the socket, at which time I noticed too much play in the nearside front wheel...
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    Steering column to rack.

    The lower clamp was loose, allowing the column to move. Here's the disassembly and reassembly of the front to tighten it up. Pic's show the spline fully into the clamp,...
  10. Re: New thread on Marina to Ford Type 9 gearboxes

    I work with lots of business partners on contracts that include copyright and intellectual property issues and worked with many bodies on these issues with regard to the development of the internet...
  11. Re: Kop Hill Climb Festival 2019 - 21-22nd September - 10th Anniversary

    An ‘85 is OK as it’s more than 25 years old, we can squeeze a few newer cars onto the pitch.

    We don’t have on site camping because we’re using a school field for the event but we know people come...
  12. Thread: Great day out

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    Re: Great day out

    Not wanting to hijack the thread but it was a great day, and seeing that pint, reminds me of a coffee that sneaked into a Marlin photo at Kop Hill!

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  13. Kop Hill Climb Festival 2019 - 21-22nd September - 10th Anniversary

    It’s the tenth year we’ve been running the revival of the early 1900’s hill climb so a big effort to make this one the best.

    As usual hundreds of cars and bikes running the un timed hill (a public...
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    Re: May 2020 bank holiday.

    Yes, happened in 1995 as well?
  15. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Oil Pressure Gauge

    Got the sender fitted with a tee piece so I can still use the oil warning light switch.

    Gauge is fitted but not in the clock position at the moment as I can't get that out...
  16. Thread: Coil overs

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    Re: Coil overs

    Never actually seen coil overs swapped in for the old torsion bars but looks good. Close to the Triumph setup now.
  17. Thread: My new Roadster

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    Re: My new Roadster

    That's mad, good idea!
  18. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Not yet, but it's on the list. Thanks for the tip, more welcome!
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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Ah, 20 years is a long time for nature to intervene and break stuff, it's probably just worn out bores and pistons!
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    Engine compression tests, on JRR's Triumph 6.

    Using my screw in compression gauge, of some vintage but in good order, although I've no idea how accurate it is. But I suppose it's the difference in...
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    Re: Machine Mart VAT free weekend

    You still got it cheaper...
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    Re: Electric power...

    And car waiting for a motor...

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GTM-KIT-CAR/303162368984
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    Rubber mats.

    Some of you will have seen me walking around at Stoneleigh with a roll of rubber matting. This is because JRR had two types of mats and none for the drivers side footwell.

    I had...
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    Re: Rusty Headlamp Shell

    Yes, a good job. Which reminds me my right side headlamp is rattling in the bowl I need to look at that!
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    Re: Machine Mart VAT free weekend

    I'll be slightly annoying and say there's no such thing as a VAT free offer, as consumers we have to pay VAT, what they mean is they've reduced their prices to an amount that when VAT is added it's...
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