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    I have fitted a three legged hoop to my Sumo, I...

    I have fitted a three legged hoop to my Sumo, I welded up a small goal post in 50x25mm box section which spans the tank and bolts to the wheel arch either side to help secure the third leg. I also...
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    I have also fitted a Getrag to a Chevy with the...

    I have also fitted a Getrag to a Chevy with the AK adaptor kit, on my Sumo I had to extend the gear stick / selector by 150mm otherwise the gear stick came out of the tunnel to close to the dash...
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    If you are buying rubber then get R9, its graded...

    If you are buying rubber then get R9, its graded for modern fuels with higher ethanol resisistance.
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    Hi Pete I have been researching marine...

    Hi Pete

    I have been researching marine adhesives to stick a brass keel band to a GRP hull. I was advised to use Everbuild Puraflex 40, 5 quid a tube from Toolstation in white or black. It is made...
  5. Thread: Guages

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    I bought pretty much the same set last year,...

    I bought pretty much the same set last year, similar price, haven't run them yet they look great, but I wish I had chosen the ETB option that has the built in warning and indicator lights.
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    I had the same issue, managed to raise the gear...

    I had the same issue, managed to raise the gear box by packing out the mounting bolt and tipping the engine forward slightly. because the lowest part of the sump is behind the engine mounts this...
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    and how many cock ups you make, took me two reels!

    and how many cock ups you make, took me two reels!
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    I started out using grommets but found nylon...

    I started out using grommets but found nylon cable glands much less fiddly, they have a threaded plastic lock nut so they don't slip out, they grip the cable but you can loosen them off if you need...
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    Could be, I'm not sure. The parts lists I have...

    Could be, I'm not sure. The parts lists I have seen split them into abs and non-abs. I read somewhere that the non-abs ws vacuum assist and the abs was a hydraulic assist and requires a pump. When...
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    Non-ABS brake Servo

    How do you tell a ford sierra abs servo from a non-abs servo? trying to get a used one without part number or year of manufacture.
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    Poor Mrs RPM015, Look at the state of her kitchen!

    Poor Mrs RPM015, Look at the state of her kitchen!
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    John I have a similar set up but but have cut...

    John

    I have a similar set up but but have cut a piece out of the passenger footwell, I saw some photos on here once but cant find them now. I plan to fit a tin box over it when complete. You need...
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    Mechanical fuel pump on a SBC ?

    Hi, has anyone managed to fit a mechanical fuel pump to a SBC in a Mk3 Sumo. Stock pump will not fit under the steering rod unless, I raise the rack another 10mm, may be able to point the nose of the...
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    I looked everywhere for a breather pipe and...

    I looked everywhere for a breather pipe and eventually made one out of a nylon bung with three inches of copper brake pipe glued through the middle curled over at the top.
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    I used a dinner table under cloth/heat protector,...

    I used a dinner table under cloth/heat protector, you can buy it from Dunelm Mill by the metre. its about 2mm thick and is much firmer than the open fleece stuff generally used on kit cars. It was...
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    Have you tried Autosol with a fine grade wire...

    Have you tried Autosol with a fine grade wire wool, it brought my rocker covers up a treat.
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    I am 6' 3" and no stranger to a Fish Supper! I...

    I am 6' 3" and no stranger to a Fish Supper! I opted for the lower floor pan, which restricts your exhaust options, underslung will no longer work. It also tilts the seat backward slightly so the...
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    make sure your getrag box has the removable bell...

    make sure your getrag box has the removable bell housing. I used the AK kit and also agree it fitted well. It was about 300 quid a few years ago and came with centralising disk, needle roller bearing...
  19. Thread: Oil type

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    I think the age of the engine is an important...

    I think the age of the engine is an important consideration. Modern motors are designed to run much thinner oil. I have a 64 Chevy and was told it needed a higher zinc 'ZDDP' content. I was...
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    You can clean the hole out first with emary...

    You can clean the hole out first with emary paper, you can get the rotating flappy pad drill attachmens to get any rust out, also try puttng the bushes in the freezer over night. Better still throw...
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    Sorry not sure where that link came from? try...

    Sorry not sure where that link came from? try this one.
    http://www.stl-vettes.com/65Vette/corvette_Misc/images/Bellhousing_Starter.pdf
    If not you can google Tom Parsons bellhousing flywheel.
    ...
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    Hi Mark The parts I believe you will need are,...

    Hi Mark
    The parts I believe you will need are,
    AK kit £260+vat includes plate, centralising disk, needle, roller bearing, clutch sleeve.
    Also a Standard 3 piece clutch kit; basket, clutch plate,...
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    Thanks Chris, PM sent. Martin

    Thanks Chris, PM sent.

    Martin
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    Hi Chris Nice motor, I am green with envy,...

    Hi Chris

    Nice motor, I am green with envy, where abouts in Eastbourne are you? I'm in Hankham, I have half a Sumo, a big box of bits and a year to get it finished, I think you made the right...
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    Sorry don't have a link, they were regular...

    Sorry don't have a link, they were regular 'through' grommets, I got them from one of those selection boxes (Halfords I think) I just tried a few sizes till I got a good fit.
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