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    Jules, Just a thought that might be relevant....

    Jules,

    Just a thought that might be relevant. I was dialing in the bell housing, upgrading from an LT77 to a T5 gearbox, when I had similar inexplicable errors. Turned out to be a gravity...
  2. Thread: Wiper motor

    by Ian C
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    James, Good to see you are still making...

    James,

    Good to see you are still making progress.

    I fitted a wiper motor, wheel boxes & bundy drive from SVC (other retail sources are available). The gearing in the wiper motor I...
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    Now sold, thank you. Regards, Ian

    Now sold, thank you.


    Regards,
    Ian
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    No problem, thanks for letting me know. ...

    No problem, thanks for letting me know.


    Roger, PM on the way

    Regards,
    Ian
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    Roger, Will let you know either way. ...

    Roger,

    Will let you know either way.

    Regards,
    Ian
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    The sale is for two calipers, including brake...

    The sale is for two calipers, including brake pads, and two rotors as pictured.
    The uprights & calipers were bought from Pilgrim as part of a "Granada donor package", the grooved vented Brembo...
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    I will take pictures today and post them up on...

    I will take pictures today and post them up on the thread with details.

    Ian
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    Granada front brakes (Pilgrim Sumo)

    I am upgrading the brakes in my Sumo and have removed the Granada front calipers and rotors which I am now going to sell.


    The calipers were refurbished, new seals & a coat of paint, when...
  9. Thread: LT77 Gearbox

    by Ian C
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    Rob, The infortmation I have would indicate...

    Rob,

    The infortmation I have would indicate that the gearbox is from a Sherpa van and to be avoided where possible - not sure why though!

    Hope this helps,
    Ian
  10. Hi ? (-sorry don't know your name) Hope the...

    Hi ? (-sorry don't know your name)

    Hope the car was not too badly damaged and you are back on the road soon, sounds like a scary experience!

    Are you using the standard Sumo brake pedals &...
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    Martin, I am installing a Wilwood pedal...

    Martin,

    I am installing a Wilwood pedal box in a Mk3 Sumo but it is an "overhung" box not like the one shown in your post. If you want further information let me know.

    Regards,
    Ian
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    Matt (?), Irrespective of whose body it...

    Matt (?),

    Irrespective of whose body it was that is a very nice car. As you say he must have been pretty handy with the resin!

    Really like the headlights and the lengthened side...
  13. Thread: rear uprigts

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    Phil, I think that was me - link below ...

    Phil,

    I think that was me - link below


    Regards,
    Ian
  14. Thread: Python

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    I always understood that the weight was taken by...

    I always understood that the weight was taken by the lower wishbone, through the spring & shock absorber, and that the function of the top wishbone was to set the camber & caster angles and control...
  15. Thread: Sumo Brakes.

    by Ian C
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    The Brembo discs are the same size (260mm) as the...

    The Brembo discs are the same size (260mm) as the standard disc so no clearance issue. I am running team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2 17" wheels and plan to fit the Hi Spec 300mm rotors which require a...
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    Myles, No, it is not just you. I have heard...

    Myles,

    No, it is not just you. I have heard nothing officially, despite requests, but I am sure that the way in which pictures are hosted has changed - probably with recent upgrades to the...
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    John, Interesting, I have decided to leave...

    John,

    Interesting, I have decided to leave the clutch save as BMW (or their supplier) made it.

    From what I have read, and there does appear to be an active debate about the supposed benefits,...
  18. Sierra Pedal Box with hydraulic clutch conversion

    Sierra pedal box, converted to hydraulic clutch and used in Sumo for the last 5 years, but now being replaced with a Wilwood unit. Comes complete with clutch master cylinder and brake light switch. ...
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    Yes, that's what I did with the RV8 - some things...

    Yes, that's what I did with the RV8 - some things never change!
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    John, Hi, always nice to know you are not...

    John,

    Hi, always nice to know you are not alone!

    I too was contemplating removing the spring but am nervous as I have found over the years that things are normally there for a purpose - and...
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    Clutch slave cylinder spring pressure query

    Hi,

    I am planning on using the clutch slave cylinder & release mechanism that came with the E90 BMW gearbox when I install it behind the 1UZ.

    I will be removing the CDV when connecting...
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    Charlie, I echo what Tommy has said above...

    Charlie,

    I echo what Tommy has said above (apart from the heartless and scathing remarks about our former Snake Torque editor - even though he has been drawn to the dark side!).

    I am...
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    Jon, Thanks for the response and the link....

    Jon,

    Thanks for the response and the link. Noted that there were a couple of comments, below the video, questioning the need for the additional filling point.
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    Jon, Thanks for the response but puzzled...

    Jon,

    Thanks for the response but puzzled how it appeared to work with the Rover V8.

    What you say makes sense, so would your advice be to connect the pipe in question to the header...
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    Plumbing a 1UZ into a Sumo

    Hi,

    Still working on solving the various connection issues and have a query concerning the cooling system.

    The attached diagram is based on the plumbing that was use for the RV8...
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