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  1. Thread: Stoneleigh 2023

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    Re: Stoneleigh 2023

    Haven't seen anything yet but as soon as we know one way or the other it will go on the forum and in the magazine.
  2. Thread: Brake Judder

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    Re: Brake Judder

    Finally got round to replacing the Mintex racing front brake pads with standard pads. So far no sign of judder and the braking performance under normal driving conditions seems unaffected. Obviously,...
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    Berlinetta for sale

    Posted on behalf of Gerald Penfold. 1990 Berlinetta with 2.0 Pinto engine and 4 speed box. New fuel pump, coil, spark plugs, HT leads and electronic ignition, recon carb and new Avon tyres. Hard top...
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    Re: Roadster with Alpha twin cam engine

    Its a well proven engine with a reasonable output (c. 130bhp) considering its age and good torque because its a long stroke engine. It also looks very good in the car but that obviously is a personal...
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    Re: Roadster with Alpha twin cam engine

    For information, I fitted an Alfa twin cam in my Roadster which I no longer have. In my case the engine was mated to a Ford Type 9 gearbox via a suitable adaptor plate. There are a number of...
  6. Thread: E10 fuel

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    Re: E10 fuel

    I have the same engine in my Cabrio and have only used E5 super unleaded for the last 7 years or so unless its not available. Granted it costs more but I rarely do much more than 2000 miles a year...
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    LWB Roadster for Sale

    On behalf of Don Belcher. LWB Roadster with 1700 ‘O’ series engine. Needs a couple of minor tweaks such as fuel sender and headlamp reflectors but otherwise roadworthy. Looking for around £3000....
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    Re: Cabrio tow bracket.

    Danny, PM'd you.
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    Re: God Bless the Queen - RIP

    Hear hear!
  10. Thread: SAD NEWS

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    Re: SAD NEWS

    Sad news indeed. I can put something in the magazine if the family or friends wish.
    Ed
  11. Re: Throttle position sensor - can anyone help please?

    May not be relevant to your situation but the problem I had a few years ago with the same engine was idle speed varying over a wide range with the engine sometimes dying. I removed and cleaned the...
  12. Re: Throttle position sensor - can anyone help please?

    I got a replacement a few years ago now through my local motor spares shop. Not sure, but I think the same part was used on a number of different models at that time. Considering its just a...
  13. Re: So I thought I might still have one more project in me..........

    Obviously a cereal kit car restorer! Sorry!!
  14. Thread: Brake Judder

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    Re: Brake Judder

    Hi Mike, thanks for the response. The discs on my car are grooved and look in good condition although I realise that may not mean they are. I don't know if they were standard on the Sierra, maybe...
  15. Thread: Brake Judder

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    Brake Judder

    Ever since I've owned my Cabrio I occasionally get brake judder felt through the wheel when the pedal is pressed lightly but goes as you press harder. All the discs are within limits for the...
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    Re: Bargain Roadster on Car and Classic

    also advertised on this forum.
  17. Thread: Small Things

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    Small Things

    Funny how sometimes a small change can make a big difference. On my SWB Cabrio I have always had to push the clutch pedal down to the floor in order to engage first gear despite all the necessary...
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    Re: Newark Kit Car Show

    It was a good day and nice to catch up and meet new members. Also thanks to Liz for the welcoming arrival coffee and tea.
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    LWB Roadster for sale

    LWB Roadster with 1.7 'O' series engine, very good condition. Aged owner unable to use now. £3000 ono. Located in New Forest. Contact Albert on 01425 616324.
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    Re: Seriously Exhausted?

    I have the Efi version of the 8V DOHC engine with what I assume to be the standard cast iron manifold with a 2 into 1 arrangement going into a single box mounted centrally under the car toward the...
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    Re: Cabrio engine keeps stopping

    I agree entirely with Mike. Old coils have been known to fail when they get hot and, as Mike says, it's a relatively cheap part. If it's not the cause it's worth keeping a spare in the boot anyway....
  22. Thread: Brake Callipers

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    Brake Callipers

    New, old stock I have two original 1800 Marina calipers for sale. They are still wrapped in their waxed paper. £60. I am located in the North Cotswolds. Contact Keith Holding on
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  23. Re: Newfold farm camping weekend 11th - 12th june 2022

    That's bad luck but pleased that you got home safely. It was great to see you both and all the others at the weekend. Look forward to the next time.
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    Triumph based Roadster

    Triumph based LWB Roadster unused for several years as you can see by the photos. Located in Bebington on the Wirral.
    Contact John on 07989 500783 or verdunverdun@hotmail.co.uk
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    Re: Fiat powered Roadster project on ebay

    Agreed! And the gearbox.
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