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    Clutch specialist as mentioned above is probably...

    Clutch specialist as mentioned above is probably the best/cheapest option. They will need to know what gearbox you have - size of input shaft, number of splines. Yours is probably a 10" or 10.5"...
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    If your manifold has the two carbs on separate...

    If your manifold has the two carbs on separate plenums then the single carb calculation does not really apply and your 1200 cfm setup is probably close to what you want (which is why is goes well!)
  3. Thread: Exhausted

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    Should sound great with that cross-over built in....

    Should sound great with that cross-over built in. I drove mine with and without the cross-over and it makes a big difference.

    Never been much of a fan of side-pipes; they sound fine from the...
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    On the bright side: * Cheap petrol * Quiet...

    On the bright side:

    * Cheap petrol
    * Quiet weekends
    * Fewer tourists
  5. Thread: Fuel pump

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    300hp equates to roughly 24 gph if that's any...

    300hp equates to roughly 24 gph if that's any help.
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    I reckon that the slow response to this virus was...

    I reckon that the slow response to this virus was because the WHO chose such a boring name - COVID-19 sounds like a form your taxman might send you. Surely black death or yellow peril or dreaded...
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    Nice work, I guess the alternator output is...

    Nice work, I guess the alternator output is always going to be a cleaner signal than the one attached to the coil.
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    Anyone who has built a Ram cast their minds back...

    Anyone who has built a Ram cast their minds back to pinion angle...

    I never even checked it when I built my car and it has never been an issue. Now while I have the thing in bits I notice that the...
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    Precisely!

    Precisely!
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    So this is not the popular Corsa style EPAS...

    So this is not the popular Corsa style EPAS (which has no pump) ?
  11. Thread: Factory five

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    Ex-convicts?

    Ex-convicts?
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    It really depends on the geometry: where the...

    It really depends on the geometry: where the strut is attached and the angle. I'm not sure it is useful to just compare load values.
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    That looks worth following.

    That looks worth following.
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    Way back when I built mine I simply put it on the...

    Way back when I built mine I simply put it on the house insurance. It cost very little and they were happy to add a clause that said something like "there is a kit car under construction in the...
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    Adrian Flux are great at taking your money but...

    Adrian Flux are great at taking your money but when it comes to sorting out a simple matter they are a complete nightmare. I would avoid them at all costs.
  16. Thread: Which oil

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    I'd be investigating a little deeper for the...

    I'd be investigating a little deeper for the solution to this rather than just an oil change. 15-40 is not a particularly thick oil (those engines were designed to run on something like 20-50) and...
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    Resistor in parallel is a good idea for the...

    Resistor in parallel is a good idea for the ignition light not only to stop it flickering as you describe but also to help the alternator 'boot-up' cleanly if the LED does not flow enough current.
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    LEDs present more resistance than a bulb, that's...

    LEDs present more resistance than a bulb, that's why they draw less current. Putting a diode in series will hide the symptom, putting a resistor in series will make the LED dimmer.
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    A diode flows pretty much no current in the...

    A diode flows pretty much no current in the reverse direction. That's really their purpose. In the forward direction they flow current but you 'lose' around 0.7V so for the OP where the diode is...
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    I'm guessing linking fuel pressure to inlet...

    I'm guessing linking fuel pressure to inlet pressure is an economy thing - removing the enrichment that the apparent increase in fuel pressure would cause. Probably done entirely in the electronics...
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    Putting a diode in series is just hiding the...

    Putting a diode in series is just hiding the symptom. The problem is a leak to earth.
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    I quite like the videos but the bloke is such an...

    I quite like the videos but the bloke is such an ar$e that I can't watch them.
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    I'm contemplating making exhausts at the moment,...

    I'm contemplating making exhausts at the moment, so I made a jig for the bandsaw for cutting up bent pipe.

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    I think you'd only use the short one when working...

    I think you'd only use the short one when working in a confined space and the shroud is getting in the way.
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    "Powered by Electrolux" simply doesn't have that...

    "Powered by Electrolux" simply doesn't have that ring to it.
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