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  1. Re: New Years Day 2020 @ 8am, The Phoenix Inn , Harley Whitney RG27 8RT

    may try and make it I sometimes go to Brooklands who have similar but bigger

    I have been before to other events at Hartley.

    All depends on the hangover
  2. Thread: Speedo Sensor

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    Re: Speedo Sensor

    I fitted a GPS one from Speedhut in USA - brilliant. 10x stronger GPS so acts like a normal speedo. only wires are to light it uo and to the GPS pick up which is right above it on dash size of a...
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    Re: Haynes Publishing up for sale? The

    suspect increased technology of cars, you tube and www killing the demand
  4. Thread: Test run

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    Re: Test run

    looks good I am starting to think the change from running boards is on the cards
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    Re: Replaceing Front Indicators

    I got some Harley Davidson chrome ones I think look a bit better - but all in the eye of the beholder
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    Re: Berlinetta build and restoration

    This could be a new official unit of measure. Apparently Wales is, as people kept saying its about the size of Wales when describing something of that size.
  7. Thread: Project Binky

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    Re: Project Binky

    i was thinking the same
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Consider prop shaft - check UJs
  9. Thread: Chassis Paint

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    Re: Chassis Paint

    POR15
    But its hard to work with - special thinners and once can opened it cant be re-sealed as paint on lip sets like metal
  10. Re: Check you upper wishbone mount rods now and again, plus new bushes

    I agree unless you have hardness testing machine you wont know what you have. Buy material of known spec - cheaper than a funeral
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    That made me smile - bet you weren't at the time
  12. Thread: Lands End Trial

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    Re: Lands End Trial

    great photo's
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    Re: M25 has its positves

    Your right Dave - more back roads
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    M25 has its positves

    As a result of reported hold ups yesterday decided to do run from my brother in laws in Cambridge via back roads - Hitchin, Luton, Aylesbury, Amersham and down to Woking - great 3hr 20 min run on...
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    Fortunately it started without issue and passed without a single issue - some days just get better - ready for our sunny easter weekend
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    So used to the auto lights on my modern car and rarely drive marlin in dark
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    Not my best morning so far

    Dropped Marlin off for MOT a 6am outside my local garage who know me well - just got to work and realised I left lights on - they are going to love me !!

    OK I feel better I have confessed
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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    could the position of the U clamp parts on the chasis be too far forward - not done these before this is based on applied logic :-)
  19. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    I am with Steve on this one - had a one snap for that reason back in the 70s, think the car was only 5 years old.
  20. Thread: Wheel balance

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    Re: Wheel balance

    OK fitted new discs and pads - run out zero ish. vibration at 60 to 70 now significantly improved. Noticed the hub spiggot and disc bore had 8 thou clearance (as did the old ones). obviously that run...
  21. Thread: Stoneleigh

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    Re: Stoneleigh

    Looks like there is an on ramp - reasonable amount of space if we have it all scaling from the cars
  22. Thread: Wheel balance

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    Re: Wheel balance

    Given the general tired cruddy state of front brakes I decided to overahaul back - all ok just needed a clean and a bit of grease on adjusters (but another year would have seen sticking brakes)....
  23. Thread: Wheel balance

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    Re: Wheel balance

    good tips thanks

    No prob with original post - no time to look it up
  24. Thread: Wheel balance

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    Wheel balance

    Thanks whoever suggested it could be warped discs mine had 10thou run out clearly visible - new discs on orger will let you know if it fixes it
  25. Thread: Stoneleigh

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    Re: Stoneleigh

    That slalom is clearly popular, fun to watch and it is a car show - maybe its me getting old but it is an iritating noise !!
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