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    Hi, If you have the 3 bolt flange on the diff...

    Hi,

    If you have the 3 bolt flange on the diff then make a new bracket so the sensor points at the flange casting ie the 3 curved ends of the flange and not the nut heads, you can get a much more...
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    Hi, After lots of research we have opted for...

    Hi,

    After lots of research we have opted for Nangkang AR1 tyres, partially due to the size we require (315/35/17) and they get a great review. Oh and they look good as well.

    Regards

    Jon
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    Tyres tyres tyres

    Hi,

    Has anyone used any other tyres for track use than the Toyo R888R???????

    Jon
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    Hi, Got my first customer built test date...

    Hi,

    Got my first customer built test date through last week, he did have his date cancelled when lockdown hit. Date is in 5 weeks time.
    Have been told cancelled tests will be first and customers...
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    Hi , Took a car for an IVA test last friday...

    Hi ,

    Took a car for an IVA test last friday and asked my tester about LED lights. Any LED light that is below 2000 lumen can be fitted without self levelling and a wash system, BUT you do have to...
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    Hi, I would suspect it's play in the hubs, I...

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    I would suspect it's play in the hubs, I have seen a lot worse, might be UJ'S (try pumping them with grease). Jag rear ends should have a small amount of play. If it is in the hubs then you...
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    This latest announcement was only made last night...

    This latest announcement was only made last night at 7.30pm
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    Iva testing stations

    Just to let everyone know, all test stations throughout the UK were instructed to close with immediate effect. Having been in contact with one of the stations they have confirmed NO testing or...
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    With the column extension removed, does the...

    With the column extension removed, does the steering wheel spin round when you flick it with your hand?? It needs to spin freely with no resistance, if there is resistance then i would check the...
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    Hi, If fitting a period engine not new (LS)...

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    If fitting a period engine not new (LS) you really need a pre 1992 block to avoid fuel injection emissions. All old timer engines must have a dating certificate proving the year from an engine...
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    Hi, Axle weights for the IVA are Design...

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    Axle weights for the IVA are Design weights relating to the chassis nothing to do with the brakes as the car is weighed at IVA for that purpose. AK Weights are Front 638kg Rear 780kg and Gross...
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    Hi, The BMW steering wheel is a little to big...

    Hi,

    The BMW steering wheel is a little to big and will put your right hand to close to the door top, some testers will not like this.

    Jon
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    Hi, Buy a Mountney "M" range 320mm from Merlin...

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    Buy a Mountney "M" range 320mm from Merlin motorsport about £50. We then supply a cover for the centre when you IVA.

    Jon AK
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    The sensor has to be about 1 to 2mm away no more,...

    The sensor has to be about 1 to 2mm away no more, this will be the reason it is not working. Put a screwdriver tip in between your 4mm gap and a bolt head and it will light the led up.

    Regards
    ...
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    The 3 wire sensors do NOT require magnets, they...

    The 3 wire sensors do NOT require magnets, they pick up from the nuts/ bolt heads, you need to be no more than 2mm from the heads. If it's a speedy cables sensor it will have a led light where the...
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    Morning, The Relay is not the starter...

    Morning,

    The Relay is not the starter solenoid, a relay is fitted as the Normal Savage starter button won't take the current that is sent to the starter solenoid. If you are using a different...
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    Morning, We Factory built this car for...

    Morning,

    We Factory built this car for Anthony, the paint is Audi Sepang blue with black stripes and a red pin stripe. If you go onto our website there are more pictures in the gallery area.
    ...
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    Hi, The XJ6 inboard handbrake system normally...

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    The XJ6 inboard handbrake system normally works well and is actually better than the newer outboard system. Make sure you have adjusted the top screw on the caliper before trying to adjust the...
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    Hi, Ceramic coating actually doesn't help that...

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    Ceramic coating actually doesn't help that much with the heat, I have one of our LS7 demo cars with ceramic coating and they still get bloody hot.
    I have used Camcoat before but was not...
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    Happy xmas

    The team here at AK Sportscars would like to wish everybody a very happy xmas and a happy new year.

    Regards

    Jon,Wendi,Bob,Carla,Suzzi,Danielle,Phil and Martin.
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    Still using the Dax body?? jon

    Still using the Dax body??

    jon
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    Morning , The price of the roll bar...

    Morning ,

    The price of the roll bar escutcheons are £9 each plus vat and postage, these are £2 each cheaper.
    Made from 2mm mirror polished stainless, they will be supplied with the correct size...
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    Morning, Just getting a price from our laser...

    Morning,

    Just getting a price from our laser cutters for some. Hopefully cheaper.

    Jon AK
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    Hi, Firstly you need to connect the Blue/Black...

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    Firstly you need to connect the Blue/Black wire to the back of the plunger on the steering column, This wire is in the plug that goes to your indicator stalk.
    You need a two pin horn which...
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    Morning, All the adjustable clevis does is...

    Morning,

    All the adjustable clevis does is allow you to get the pedal at the correct position in relation to your other pedals, normally you will need to cut about 20mm off the thread.
    Your...
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