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    Re: YKC Sierra based roadster heater?

    Hello Don -- long time no hear

    I built my own heater from a sierra one that I pulled from the doner Sierra GLS. The instructions and measurments to build and fit into a YKC are on the forum...
  2. Re: Do you drive the Ford i4 8 valve DOHC engine?

    Anyone want to try an experiment (about £15 - £20). Thoroughly clean/degrease the original to make a plaster cast. Apply several/many layers of fibreglass using heat and chemically resistant resin....
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    Re: Aluminium Suspension Covers

    Thinking outside the box, if you go down to the hardware shop in Cosy Corner (Hazlemere) he carries a huge range of baking tins - you might well find something with a double flange that you could...
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    Re: Aluminium Suspension Covers

    You have probably got it covered but just in case - make sure you cover the aluminium with some sort of clear etched primer and then several coats of a suitable topcoat. If you don't you will very...
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    Re: Advice for Sierra based roadster

    Treat yiurself to a Sierra Haynes manual
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    Re: Replacement fuel tank sender?

    Hi Ben

    Did your tank sender chappy solve his problem. If not I have one that I modified slightly while experimenting with something to work in a Marlin long range tank. His for the asking - or...
  7. Thread: Towbar

    by keith_h
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    Re: Towbar

    Regardless of the power and weight of the towing vehicle, in the UK, if you are running on a medically restricted license you are restricted to towing up to 750kgs. I am guessing but I wouldn't be at...
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    Re: Roadster Weight.

    With my 2ltr EFI DOHC YKC Roadster it is 850kg
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    Re: Fuel Injected Engine suggestions?

    Twenty years ago I decided I wanted an efi GLS Sierra so that I could have disk brakes all round. I went to auctions that specialised in selling written off cars looking to buy a car that had had a...
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    Re: Un started Roadster kit

    I have just sent you a PM

    Best of luck
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    Re: Un started Roadster kit

    You are quite right - it was Series 2 episode 3. The guys name is Peter Bullen and he is keen on trialling. He has or had a Dellow. Not on the Dellow register. He has entered trials in the Cornwall...
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    Un started Roadster kit

    Did anyone see the program Shed and Buried (Travel Channel Ch. 42) 8:50 - 9:25

    Some old chap in Cornwall has horded masses of old car and bike stuff in a number of sheds and there under it in one...
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    Re: Marlin towing caravan

    In the UK, one of the restrictions of having a medically restricted license is that you are not permitted to tow more than 750kgs
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    Re: 1/32 scale Roadster

    Hello Trevor,

    Has your son finalised the model and if so is he selling them. I would have thought that an ideal place to sell them from would be the club stand at Stonleigh. A scalextric track...
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    Re: Immobiliser key

    Is it possible to get the guy with the 3D printer (see slot cars) to come to the rescue (at a price of course) or is it too complex a shape. What is the shear strength of the resin used?
  16. Thread: What did I do?

    by keith_h
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    Re: What did I do?

    IMHO wind deflectors are a waste of time. I fitted some to my Roadster when I built it 19 years ago and I don't think they do anything. I am probably teaching granny to suck eggs but if you are...
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    Changing an 'ini' to an 'outy'

    With all the hassle I have had over the past few months (and still not right) I wonder if it is worth abandoning my submersible fuel pump and filter and fitting external ones. Has anyone already done...
  18. Thread: Members Map

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    Re: Members Map

    Last July I offered in this thread to investigate the reality of setting up memberships for clubs. No one took me up on it so I went ahead and had a very interesting dialog with a member of the Data...
  19. Thread: Pitstop cover

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    Re: Pitstop cover

    I am not sure what this will look like on here - possibly too blocky but here goes

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    Re: Surely this is a over heating probem

    Well - I finally got around to removing the tank so that I could investigate the state of the pump. Having put a new pump not so long ago I was reluctant to do it but so many of you guys had said...
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    Re: Surely this is a over heating probem

    It has been suggested that the mechanic who did some work for me back in March may have got the new fuel filter he fitted the wrong way round. I can't check until tomorrow evening but if he has would...
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    Re: Surely this is a over heating probem

    Hello Peter, I made up an LED probe light ready to have a go and then fell fowl of circuit diagrams. My diagnostic connector is 3 pin in a triangle formation with the single socket at the top and the...
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    Address please Cameron

    Hi Cameron - Can you send me a pm with your address in so that I can return this ignition module.

    Thanks for trying to help
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    Surely this is a over heating probem

    18 years ago I built a YKC Roadster using all the running gear from Sierra 2.0 DOHC efi GLS. It has behaved superbly in all that time until this year. I was coming back from the annual kt car meet at...
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    Re: Ignition module wanted

    Hi Cameron,

    I fitted the unit you sent and all happened was the starter spun the engine but but no firing whatsoever. Do you happen to know what the internal wiring on them is. s

    (I trust you...
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