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    Neither is mine SORN’d. Although it’s not...

    Neither is mine SORN’d. Although it’s not exactly drivable right now. Dashboard is out and wires look like a birds nest. But perfect weather for working on it in the sunshine.
    Roll on summer....
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    To be honest that’s all you can do. I take it...

    To be honest that’s all you can do. I take it you didn’t rebuild the engine yourself? So you can’t quantify the work done?
    I rebuilt my engine but this was in SVA days. It’s a SBC 350 2...
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    I have used a Lucas style 4 position rotary...

    I have used a Lucas style 4 position rotary switch with a push function. Position one is off. Position two is sides. Position three is dip. Position four is main. Push function is flash. No headlight...
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    1969 block is a no brainer. Visual smoke only....

    1969 block is a no brainer. Visual smoke only.
    If the block is a 307 cubic inch then just put that down. And add the stock horsepower that the engine came out of the factory with.
    There are...
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    Best to used threaded studs with large penny...

    Best to used threaded studs with large penny heads and fibreglass those to the inside of the body. Simply slot side vents onto them and use nyloc nuts to secure them in place.
    Lots on eBay and cost...
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    Response from Brooklands this morning. Morning...

    Response from Brooklands this morning.

    Morning David,


    Thank you very much for your email and your eagerness to come to the museum.

    Steve has got you on the list and, no doubt, will be in...
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    Just a quick update. As a result of the latest...

    Just a quick update.
    As a result of the latest news from our PM, and ever the optimist I have just emailed Brooklands Museum to re establish our interest and to keep up communications with them.
    If...
  8. Thread: Wiring

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    Wiring is a real pain and brain drain unless your...

    Wiring is a real pain and brain drain unless your are completely au fait with electrics.
    I’ve been doing some of it myself this weekend. Transferring the switches from Sierra stalks to rotary...
  9. Thread: Wiring

    by Darnpistonbroke
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    You will get continuity from many cables and...

    You will get continuity from many cables and wires irrespective as to whether they are connected directly to earth or not. If they are not earth cables and you are getting continuity then that will...
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    Despite the questions and concerns, it’s still...

    Despite the questions and concerns, it’s still a very beautiful car to behold. I would love to open my garage and find that in there.
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    Its not too bad once you get your head around it....

    Its not too bad once you get your head around it. The Haynes manual for the Sierra is a pain to work with but I found the Dax wiring loom schematic on Google which has helped me no end. Plus I had...
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    ^^^^^^^^Wot that lot said!^^^^^^^^ A nut...

    ^^^^^^^^Wot that lot said!^^^^^^^^

    A nut backed stud will never pull out unless you're an absolute gorilla. If a self tapped stud should pull out it will just cause damage that will be a pain to...
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    That is what I had thought of but still thinking...

    That is what I had thought of but still thinking about it due to the risk of transferring the stress elsewhere that’s more difficult to repair. I wouldn’t want that part too rigid. Maybe a thin...
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    Thanks John. Email sent.

    Thanks John. Email sent.
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    I’ve smacked my front valence more times than I...

    I’ve smacked my front valence more times than I care, or want to remember! It’s a horrible sound and feeling. I too had thought of fitting a plate but I think that may take the flexibility out of...
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    Further on to the above, does anyone have the...

    Further on to the above, does anyone have the wiring loom installation instructions for a Dax with Sierra switch gear?

    Cheers.
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    Sierra switches.

    Help!
    I can’t remember where I got my Sierra steering column and switch gear from. I’m in the middle of putting all the switches onto the dashboard but the Haynes manual for the Sierra isn’t...
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    This will depend on the suspension set up you...

    This will depend on the suspension set up you have as well as wheel/tyre size.
    Mine looks like a pimp mobile right now as my suspension is very old and knackered. I’m hoping the new gaz set up...
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    Thanks, I appreciate that. The question was to an...

    Thanks, I appreciate that. The question was to an open forum for anyone to answer who may know.
    I have passed on the info anyway, he may go for them. :)
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    Would these fit a Fiero Factory as they share the...

    Would these fit a Fiero Factory as they share the same body as Pilgrim? Asking for a friend of mine.
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    Lleno, pronounced 'yenno' is Spanish for full, or...

    Lleno, pronounced 'yenno' is Spanish for full, or completo. Or that's all I have ever used when I lived there.
    Most products over there are labelled Hecho en Espana. Which translates as made or...
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    Putting on my nerdy face, that would be 'Hecho'!

    Putting on my nerdy face, that would be 'Hecho'!
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    Good shout. Never been there, always wanted to...

    Good shout. Never been there, always wanted to go. Hopefully my present project of dashboard change will have come to fruition by then.
    I’ve taken on quite a bit of work with this mod!
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    Hi John. Inbox empty. I’ll see if I can...

    Hi John.

    Inbox empty.

    I’ll see if I can remove the bezels tomorrow evening. If not then we’ll go to plan B.
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    I have a full set of Smith Instruments that have...

    I have a full set of Smith Instruments that have the round bezels which I will be swapping out for the half V ones which I already have bought. We can do one of two things here. You can either borrow...
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