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  1. So basically this - in stainless, I presume.. ...

    So basically this - in stainless, I presume..

    https://i.ibb.co/KFB888z/Screenshot-2021-04-21-at-20-11-59.png
  2. If you have the dims, I can knock some up for Kev...

    If you have the dims, I can knock some up for Kev gratis assuming they're within the capabilities of my lathe (so .. less than about 7" diameter :lol: )
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    Nice solution! Barrel nut, I think is the term? ...

    Nice solution! Barrel nut, I think is the term?

    And today I learned that their appropriate mating half is called a "Sex bolt". I'm not even kidding:...
  4. I stopped watching Andy when his channel became...

    I stopped watching Andy when his channel became more "scantily clad boobs undoing bolts" than it was actual content.. his older videos (like this one) are better, but best watched at 1.5-2x speed...
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    I think he played George McFly in Back to the...

    I think he played George McFly in Back to the Future ... (doesn't help, but I too wondered who Russ was referring to :))
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    I just thought I'd give a comical update.. So...

    I just thought I'd give a comical update..

    So having given up on my offset dowels ever showing up, I drilled the dowel holes out on the bell housing (I had to drill the bolt holes out an extra...
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    I hadn't seen those sintered filters - I'll look...

    I hadn't seen those sintered filters - I'll look them up, good tip.

    My regulator is in the engine bay, though - it'll be all of a foot away from the carb :)
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    :lol: Only half true... :P

    :lol: Only half true... :P
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    Ah, confirmation I think:...

    Ah, confirmation I think: https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carburetor_components/fittings_fuel_lines_and_gauges/fuel_lines/parts/34-6000SSQFT

    "SS Fuel Line #6AN Silver - fits Q-Series,...
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    The rest of my fuel system is all AN fittings...

    The rest of my fuel system is all AN fittings from Torques UK with either aluminium hard-line or teflon-lined nylon braided hose :) I had AN fittings welded to the fuel tank when I had the breathers...
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    Holley carb fuel fittings

    Hey all,

    I have a Holley QuickFuel Street-Q 750 carb but I think this probably applies to (all? most?) Holley 4150-style carbs.. anyhow, this carb is what I have:...
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    There's no requirement for engine number on a VIN...

    There's no requirement for engine number on a VIN plate - all you need is manufacturer name and VIN number, nothing else. MLM, GTW and axle weights are optional and can be omitted.

    In fact, if you...
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    I was going to say the same thing - it's the...

    I was going to say the same thing - it's the thickest thread sealer I've used, too. I've used it on the oil temp, water temp and oil pressure fittings (all taper thread, NPT). There's also Loctite...
  14. Interestingly, the torque spec for my flywheel...

    Interestingly, the torque spec for my flywheel bolts (also ARP, 7/16-20) is 75lb/ft.. different engine but the flywheel bolts are universal. I presume the bolts for your engine must be a size bigger?...
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    Absolutely nothing! I guess you could...

    Absolutely nothing!

    I guess you could cross-drill through the cap & neck and add a Torx security fastener from the inside.. they could still flip the lid but not unscrew it unless they're carrying...
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    Oof :lol: Let's hope not! :)

    Oof :lol: Let's hope not! :)
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    The Aston cap post IVA.. then the screw-on cap...

    The Aston cap post IVA.. then the screw-on cap can be sold on to someone else coming up for IVA :)

    Assuming I finish before they ban internal combustion engines, that is :lol:
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    It would be interesting to hear from those who've...

    It would be interesting to hear from those who've been through IVA recently on that point - mostly on the locking insert point; like yours (I imagine) the key won't come out unless the insert is...
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    Most of London has a dodgy feel to it! :lol:

    Most of London has a dodgy feel to it! :lol:
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    The side badges say 460 so I'd guess 460 BBF..

    The side badges say 460 so I'd guess 460 BBF..
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    I've been meaning to pick up a 4" set - I have a...

    I've been meaning to pick up a 4" set - I have a 12" very-nearly and it's been useful about four times.. it's just so huge you can't get it in where you need to (that's what she said)!
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    Likewise I have a mix of very-nearlies (vernier...

    Likewise I have a mix of very-nearlies (vernier calipers) from branded to Aldi to Chinese no-name and they all seem to be almost as accurate & repeatable as each other.. the difference being that at...
  23. Thread: Any thoughts?

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    https://vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk/ That...

    https://vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk/

    That says "Cream" for colour, however. The make is down as "Gardner Douglas Kit" which is correct and the rest of the details look right, colour ought to be...
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    Thanks! And I agree - the Corsa unit is a...

    Thanks! And I agree - the Corsa unit is a compromise.. for now it's one I'll live with, time will tell once the car is on the road of course! Your solution looks extremely well engineered & finished...
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    Looks lovely James - I don't suppose you've ever...

    Looks lovely James - I don't suppose you've ever picked up the Corsa B or C ePAS units, have you? The Microsteer looks so much smaller, I wonder if it's significantly lighter - because the Corsa unit...
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