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    Re: Suspension questions

    I agree. Check tyre pressures. I run mine on 18psi and it transformed the handling and made for a far less bumpy ride! Think how light the car is now compared to it's doner car! Gareth.
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    Roadster hood frame

    Thank God I've not got a Merc!
    Both on eBay now if anyone wants the Roadster hood.
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    I used Nitromoors in the end Tony. Soaked on thick for about a hour then power washed off the lacquer. If my paint job flakes it will be easy to touch up or I could pay for a proper job. A proper job...
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    Well, that's the wheels done, windscreen frame done and a new steering wheel as well. She scrubs up well!
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    Something else I'm doing is changing the old Mountney steering wheel to a 9 hole Astali wheel. Thought I'd just check I can get the old wheel off as the steering nut could be done up tight and a...
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    Cheers, but it would be a bit far. There's places around Chester that can do it if I give up doing myself. Thanks anyway!
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    Stripping alloy wheels

    Hi, I'm looking for some recommendations for stripping the lacquer off the alloy wheels on the Roadster with a view to repainting them.
    I've seen one called Rustoleum Aircraft remover on YouTube but...
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    Re: Rear axle - disintegrating spring mounts

    Hi, if you're struggling to undo those nuts I suggest you try Soudal's Degrip All spray. Excellent stuff! Gareth.
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    Re: Roadster body panels & wings

    Wish I had the space...
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    Re: Mirrors

    Or Car Builder Solutions, CBS, and order the free catalogue. I got some lovely mirrors for my Roadster from there.
    Gareth
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Hi James, if you look at my early posts from a couple of years ago, I put some pictures of the blower and also the metal fan which should help you. Gareth
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Hi James, Look on eBay for the blower. I fitted it behind the front number plate and got a 1 l8tr length of flexible ducting and just cable tied it to under the carb. I switch it on if needed,
    The...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Hi James, I've had similar problems on my Roadster. Make sure all the air going through the front grill goes through the radiator and not around it. You've probably got no cowling between the grill...
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    Re: Bonnet Badge

    Ordered mine of him recently. Very good quality. Gareth.
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    Re: Project Binky

    https://www.facebook.com/567326753313849/posts/3144983575548141/

    Episode 32, a long one, coming this weekend. Enjoy!
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    Re: Speedo Cable

    I've used Speedy Cables too. Can't fault their cables, but Speedy it wasn't! Gareth.
    QUOTE=lizbillings;53225]We have used Speedy Cables in the past.
    Liz[/QUOTE]
  17. Thread: Numb bum...

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    Re: Numb bum...

    Hi, yep, I ordered the 3 in plus 1 in topping as I wanted a bit more height and find that it's fine for me. The thinner foam would do fine, especially if you're taller than me, and let's face it,...
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    Re: Numb bum...

    Hi, here's the item no on eBay,
    133392831747
    They'll cut it to size and relist with that size. You'll just need to trim the rear corners and take a bit at the front to fit in the seat moulding. But...
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    Re: Numb bum...

    We'll, seats all done, and very comfy too, if I may say so!
    If anyone is thinking of just replacing the foam cushioning then 2 pieces, 18in x 14in of 3in thick composite with a 1in topping of high...
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    Re: Cabrio main light bar WANTED

    I bought one of him, but can't remember who it was, sorry, for £50 I think.
    But take your old one along to an engineering workshop near you and get a copy made. It's only a bit of tubing with plates...
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    Re: Numb bum...

    Dave, I'm 5-7 1/2 so I just fit in!!!
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    Re: Numb bum...

    Hi Dave, yep, the seats are tipped back with a 2 inch block and the drivers is on a runner so can be moved as well, since the wife's a short a..e!
    I find them quite comfy, but that's 'cos I'm a...
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    Re: Numb bum...

    Update...I've found a place on eBay selling the same type of foam pads as in the original seats, ie, reconstituted foam topped with 1 inch of high density foam, as used in bar stools etc.
    They've...
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    Re: Numb bum...

    Cheers Peter!
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    Numb bum...

    Hi, hope you're all well!
    Whilst I'm not going anywhere soon, I'm thinking of replacing the original foam in the seat bases of my Roadster. After about 50 miles or so I tend to get a numb bum....
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