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  1. Re: Kop Hill Climb Festival 2019 - 21-22nd September - 10th Anniversary

    I would love to come along but my Marlin is an 85 on a Q, also what is the situation with camping or more to the point a small caravan.
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    Re: Coil overs

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    bit of guesswork involved and measurements taken from my Marlin.

    The corner weight is working on the total weight being around 740kg with 50/50 weight distribution
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    Re: Coil overs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHGzMxnB_qg&feature=youtu.be

    all working as it should
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    Re: Coil overs

    I know what you saying, the calculator actually pointed towards an evan higher rating. But the settings I have works for me
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    Re: Coil overs

    Just back from a road test and wow that worked I used an online spring calculator

    https://www.hypercoils.com/spring-rate-calculator/

    and settled on a 240 lb I was using a 120 lb so was not to...
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    Re: Coil overs

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    Nice new shiny shocks with the spring sprayed to match the car, one is fitted so I know it fits. Ride hight and travel looks better than the old setup.
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    Re: A few photos

    Thanks dave I'm very happy with it just need to find time to use it now. The blue is triumph sapphire blue
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    Re: LED rear lights

    Very good match for size
  9. Re: Oh no, not another Archivists appeal !

    What's the best way to send them to you Email ?
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    Re: Thermo switch for cooling fan

    why can't you just rewire the switch to a ignition switch live. I've drilled and tapped a hole in the thermostat housing and fitted a radiator fan switch cambiare part number VE709047
  11. Re: Oh no, not another Archivists appeal !

    The trip was 1987 I have scanned a couple more photos from the trip but it's so hard to get them down to the limits of the forum. and it's so slow
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    A few photos

    A few photos from the build to date.
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    The doner

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    The strip down

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    Re: To the Alsace & back

    Very nice any Photos
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    My new Roadster

    I have a new Roadster

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    it's been laser cut in 2 mm steel and painted the same colour with LED back-lighting.
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    Re: Coil overs

    I did Dave took about 18 months
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    Re: Coil overs

    looking at it yes, the eye on the coil over is not as wide as the std. shock, so I made shims to put inside and welded them in place, when you look closely it not pretty but it works an it was done...
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    Re: Coil overs

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    I did it years ago, I just removed the torsion bar no need to cut it as it pulls out of the lower arm so you can go back. Then replaced the std. shock with the coilover after making a new...
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    Coil overs

    My Marina based Roadster I converted to used coilovers on the front, and one of the shocks is end of life.

    So the time has come to replace and improve on the current setup. I could do with more...
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    Re: Kit Fest Santa Pod

    This looks like it could be a good weekend I for one could be tempted

    http://www.santapod.co.uk/kitfest.php
  20. Re: Motors on the Moat - Leeds Castle Kent - Free ticket!

    Hi David what day is the pass for
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