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    Update. Following your inputs, especially John...

    Update. Following your inputs, especially John who provided useful links (thanks John) I decided against the heavily chamfered pads and took them back for a refund. If for no other reason if it does...
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    Hi David Given what you’ve said now I too...

    Hi David
    Given what you’ve said now I too think fuel vaporisation is unlikely to be the culprit especially in autumnal Northampton. Can the coil packs be tested or are they cheap enough to...
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    That’s a definite two fingers up to the...

    That’s a definite two fingers up to the “Greenies”!
    Dek
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    Good spot! Dek

    Good spot!
    Dek
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    Hi David where are you taking it to experience...

    Hi David where are you taking it to experience temps of 25? I know you’re not averse to a drive out. Spain at the weekend?
    What ignition system have you got? Distributor type? Coil type? Also...
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    Thanks Kev and John Every day’s a school day!...

    Thanks Kev and John
    Every day’s a school day! So the reason cars have bigger discs and pads is because they come with bigger callipers that have bigger pistons which provide a greater force on the...
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    Yes I can read as well. But what does it mean? ...

    Yes I can read as well. But what does it mean?
    Dek
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    So I got the following reply from Brembo in...

    So I got the following reply from Brembo in Italy:

    “We inform you that the chamfer is required for increasing the comfort while braking.
    It is not related to a change in performance or early...
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    I went to see one up for auction locally...

    I went to see one up for auction locally (Silverstone) a couple of years ago (Wimbledon blue/white stripes) and it was a very nice build. Came with factory handbook etc. I think the final price of...
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    39819This is a test of uploading through this site.

    Now that obviously worked but the photo was only 1.8Mb. Another one was 6.7Mb and wouldn’t upload presumably because the file size was too...
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    I think it’s more likely to be 2 Jim. To stop...

    I think it’s more likely to be 2 Jim. To stop squeal you would only have to chamfer the edges a little. I’ve since been on the Brembo website and seen they advertise Xtra pads, which have this...
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    You’re right Aaron it is aggressive. It means...

    You’re right Aaron it is aggressive. It means that when the pads have worn to the start of the chamfer (wear of 4mm) the contact area will slowly increase to give a final contact area increase of...
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    Brake pad new design?

    So I bought some Brembo front brake pads for my Nissan following a service at the main dealer when during the “complimentary health check”they advised they be changed because they were down to...
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    I’m not a fan of third party hosting sites and could successfully use this site’s method but I can’t now! Something’s obviously changed. Anyone know if Rob is still around and if he has much...
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    I agree. You don’t drive the plate, you drive...

    I agree. You don’t drive the plate, you drive the car and that was an excellent car at that price!
    Dek
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    Ram for sale by auction.

    Saw this on The Market. Nice car but pity about the Q plate. How much do you think that devalues the car? Bought from THT so he probably paid good money for it. Reserve not met yet....
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    Good turnout today-9 cars. Sorry if I led the...

    Good turnout today-9 cars. Sorry if I led the procession a bit slowly from Overstone Manor but I wanted to make sure we all stuck together which paid off as I think the marshals assumed we had a club...
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    So weather looking good for tomorrow and quite a...

    So weather looking good for tomorrow and quite a healthy turnout. So far we have:

    Charlie
    Graham
    Lionel
    Stephen
    Pete
    Lee
    Paul
    Steve P
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    For those that want to convey in to hopefully...

    For those that want to convey in to hopefully park together in Pole Position the plan is to meet at Overstone Manor Ecton Lane, Sywell, NN6 0BB at 9am. We aim to enter the show about 9.30 which is...
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    Hi Gary What’s the plan? Have it blasted and...

    Hi Gary
    What’s the plan? Have it blasted and see what you need to replace after? Which set me thinking (not a good idea). Tubular vs rectangular Cobra chassis. Is one more prone to corrosion than...
  21. Thread: Stoneleigh 2021

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    I’m famous as well @ 14min 15sec! Dek

    I’m famous as well @ 14min 15sec!
    Dek
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    Look forward to seeing that Paul at P&P. Dek

    Look forward to seeing that Paul at P&P.
    Dek
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    Thanks David Have a good time! Take your wet...

    Thanks David
    Have a good time! Take your wet weather gear :)
    Dek
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    Hi Charlie I’ve sent you an email. Then...

    Hi Charlie
    I’ve sent you an email. Then I’ll post up here once finalised.
    Dek
  25. Thread: Radiator caps.

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    Hi Chris Went off for a few days to see the...

    Hi Chris
    Went off for a few days to see the Bournemouth Airshow so got slowed up. The top seal seems quite flimsy but like you say if coolant gets past or released past the first spring seal it...
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