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  1. Thread: Just saying Hi

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    Hi Myles That’s what I mentioned above as a...

    Hi Myles

    That’s what I mentioned above as a possible, what do you think? I don’t have the experience to know if a +0.060” overbore is possible on a 327?

    Well, a lot has happened since...
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    Sweet. Decided on Final colour, or is it to be a...

    Sweet. Decided on Final colour, or is it to be a surprise for us?!
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    Hi Kev, looking great! Thanks for posting. Tris

    Hi Kev, looking great! Thanks for posting. Tris
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    Dummy shaft to assist with the fulcrum shaft...

    Dummy shaft to assist with the fulcrum shaft refit? I found that very helpful.

    Well worth the effort for the finished look, good job.
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    Looks good. Satisfying getting those on I imagine.

    Looks good. Satisfying getting those on I imagine.
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    Thanks for the update. Hope fitting the units to...

    Thanks for the update. Hope fitting the units to the car goes smoothly.
  7. Thread: Dax. Ford 302

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    Colin Sorry to hear this news. Hope you are able...

    Colin
    Sorry to hear this news. Hope you are able to spend time with family & friends. Great job with your Dax and thank you for your advice on my (lathargic) build thread etc.

    Tris
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    Glad all that was straight forward enough. I’ll...

    Glad all that was straight forward enough. I’ll be interested to know what the company doing the rebuild make of the tolerances when pressing the bearings in to place on the rebuild - they were so...
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    Hi Kevin. I’m sure there’s more than one way...

    Hi Kevin. I’m sure there’s more than one way to skin a cat, but I used one of these claw types and then removed the hub and carrier entirely from the car. Local engineer then pressed the Simon...
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    Great job, and under those circumstances.... ...

    Great job, and under those circumstances....

    Good luck at IVA.
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    Thanks for sharing John, that’s fantastic and...

    Thanks for sharing John, that’s fantastic and is also a first rate reality check.
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    Looking good James, thanks for posting.

    Looking good James, thanks for posting.
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    Alan Best of luck with both the sale and the...

    Alan

    Best of luck with both the sale and the new Beamer. Thank you for your advice with my build all that time ago - these things add up. Lovely looking Dax.

    Cheers, Tris
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    Try again. Building a car is manageable most of...

    Try again. Building a car is manageable most of the time, but getting photos to load up on here...

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    Ah, must have been the pin drive bolts themselves...

    Ah, must have been the pin drive bolts themselves to shorten, thanks - had a quick look and my vintage wheels have drilled recesses to accommodate the disk to hub bolts.

    Would have loaned my...
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    Kev, Jag series III service manual states 7/16”...

    Kev, Jag series III service manual states 7/16” U.N.F at 30 - 40 lbf ft - months and months since I built up my Simon hubs so can’t check on the actual car I'm afraid.

    If fitting to your Simon...
  17. Thread: Just saying Hi

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    Hi Turbofreak, any follow up on this re. block...

    Hi Turbofreak, any follow up on this re. block casting number or info? I’m intrigued....

    Some rather crude calcs for 327ci SBC at +0.060” gives a displacement of just over 5.5litres (4.060”...
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    Hi. Sounds like a very worthy cause and a top day...

    Hi. Sounds like a very worthy cause and a top day out, especially if the weather is kind. The rate of progress (or lack of...) on my build means I’m unlikely to be road legal or even worthy by...
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    Now gone. Charges apply for disposing of...

    Now gone.

    Charges apply for disposing of tyres - everyday’s a school day.
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    Looking good. Are you now getting to the last...

    Looking good.

    Are you now getting to the last few tasks before IVA time? Paint before or after?

    You’ve really worked wonders with that body work - it was like a banana when you collected...
  21. Thread: Just saying Hi

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    305ci stroker kit...interesting: ...

    305ci stroker kit...interesting:

    https://www.enginekits.com/chevy-305-to-334-stroker-kit-early-2pc.html

    (or typo?...)
  22. Thread: Just saying Hi

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    Was thinking that too. 327ci stroked/ bored? ...

    Was thinking that too. 327ci stroked/ bored?

    Welcome and good luck at IVA.
  23. Thread: Choosing Tyres.

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    Firstly, thanks for all the responses guys, much...

    Firstly, thanks for all the responses guys, much appreciated.

    1dayiwill - thank you, I checked this out although the widths seem to be as if bought off the shelf i.e. not inflated and under...
  24. Thread: Choosing Tyres.

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    Choosing Tyres.

    Hi all

    Attempting to make a final decision on a set of tyres for my build and would be grateful of any input. Originally, I intended to go with Avons but have noticed that Galaxys are being used...
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    Thanks Nige, yes that is very helpful. (Thumbs up...

    Thanks Nige, yes that is very helpful. (Thumbs up - where are they on the forum?!)

    My first build, although tempted to have go at paint myself, might be best left to you pros. But in the future,...
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