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    Re: Sportster body

    I have a set of rear wings and lights if they are of interest to you
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    Re: MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    Hi All, Pleased to say the car passed it's MOT . After adjustments to the servo I bleed the brake system so new fluid all round. Brakes better than they have ever been. The handbrake issue came about...
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    Re: MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    Hi All,

    I have spent a couple of days in the garage, managed to remove the servo as it was the only way I could make any adjustment on the pedal. All back much less travel in the pedal now...
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    Re: MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    Hi and thanks for the replies.
    The car is E36 based disc brakes all round with a with a 7 in. dual diaphragm servo, all callipers are relatively new. The is an adjustment to be had on the pedal but...
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    MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    Hi any body got any ideas car failed the MOT handbrake and excessive travel on the footbrake. I have bleed the hydraulics, servo check valve working, servo is holding vacuum. Handbrake was an easy...
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    Re: Brakes binding on E36 based sportster

    Hi Peter, Thanks for the reply I have found that the adjustment screw was too long and was not going home fully. I have taken about 3mm of the length and with the lock nut back on there is now no...
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    Brakes binding on E36 based sportster

    Hi I have a problem with my brakes binding on. The whole system is new,dual servo with adjustment on the plunger( which I have would back to give as much room as possible the the piston in the master...
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    Re: E36 BMW Sportster

    Hi Peter,
    Thanks for the reply I now have a copy of the draft IVA and clearly the car will need some alterations. I don't think work will allow me a visit to Stoneliegh I will have to wait and see....
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    E36 BMW Sportster

    I have just managed to win my garage back and found my unfinished Sportster. I would like to speak to anybody in the Wirral area who has finshed a car who would be kind enough to let me veiw it. I'am...
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    Re: Replacement bottom wishbones

    Thanks for the advice had a look at Jason's website, and managed to get hold of Marlin this morning. Used the vice method and a bit of gentle persaussion!!!! and the first side is together. Just got...
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    Replacement bottom wishbones

    I have just received new bottom wishbones from Marlin,new poly bushes to go all round. However the mounting point for the spring/shock is in a different place and with the poly bushes located the...
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    Re: Handbrake E36 based kit

    Thanks to all for the replies. Problem solved I picked up a E30 handbrake lever on Wednesday fitted and working! Robin photos on your site very helpfull. Marlin did send me a photo of an E36...
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    Handbrake E36 based kit

    I'am having a lot of trouble getting the handbrake lever to fit in a position so that the cables don't foul the tunnel or the propshaft before gonig into the guide tubes.This fouling is not allowing...
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