Search:

Type: Posts; User: KevinW; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    433
    Views
    49,593

    £75 is a teeny weeny fraction of what your...

    £75 is a teeny weeny fraction of what your already invested in...like that engine. So, just cough up and move on. It took me a very long time to learn that lesson and stop wasting my time pissing...
  2. Replies
    15
    Views
    756

    Well, they do occasionally look at this...

    Well, they do occasionally look at this forum.....!
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    150

    Be useful to state what the width of the Sumo...

    Be useful to state what the width of the Sumo scoop is front and rear.
    IIRC older Sumo bonnets are single skin apart from the perimeter, whereas newer ones have a complete inner skin on the...
  4. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,556

    Yup still got it. Assuming you know abut the...

    Yup still got it.
    Assuming you know abut the retaining clip and plastic cog? If not happy to have a chat.
    We can discuss via PM.
  5. Replies
    1,318
    Views
    192,382

    So if going to LB test centre, my guess is the...

    So if going to LB test centre, my guess is the VIN plate should be fine - sorry to worry you!
  6. Thread: Headlamp height

    by KevinW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    164

    thats what I was also advised to do, and did,...

    thats what I was also advised to do, and did, although it was just the bottom cm - I could have jacked up the front instead.
  7. Replies
    1,318
    Views
    192,382

    Re: mirrors I had always assumed they had to,...

    Re: mirrors
    I had always assumed they had to, and thats why 'torpedo' mirrors were unlikely to fail. Others seem to think so to:...
  8. Thread: Headlamp height

    by KevinW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    164

    Standard stuff. Just check the height of the...

    Standard stuff. Just check the height of the bottom of the rims of the front indicators - I think its 350mm from memory, but don't believe what I say!
  9. Replies
    0
    Views
    77

    Wheel spacers, Jag XJ PCD

    As above, 2 ali wheel spacers to push wheels out by 5mm each side.
    Were going to be fitted on my Trigo hub adaptors, turned out to be a needless purchase.
    Will fit XJ6 PCD wheels.

    £40 pair,...
  10. Thread: Headlamp height

    by KevinW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    164

    IIRC it is measured from the bottom. Not...

    IIRC it is measured from the bottom.
    Not usually an issue, its usually more of a challenge getting the front indicators to the right height.
  11. Replies
    1,318
    Views
    192,382

    Looking really good - the reflectors on the rear...

    Looking really good - the reflectors on the rear look very pro.

    Couple of observations -
    Might need to check radiuses on the coffin lights - ignore if its been mentioned previously in the build...
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,556

    Paul was going to have first dibs, but we haven't...

    Paul was going to have first dibs, but we haven't actually managed to meet up as we had planned, and I think we both kinda forgot about it.
    I wanted to sell them as a pair.

    Paul - let me know in...
  13. Replies
    3,180
    Views
    603,842

    Nice idea - like it.

    Nice idea - like it.
  14. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,115

    Thanks James. I did mock up a plinth using...

    Thanks James.
    I did mock up a plinth using acrylic, which was a total PITA to cut - kept melting.
    A quick mock-up showed that 6mm should be fine for plinth thickness, but below the coffin light the...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    215

    If its a RV8 the oil pump is on the side of the...

    If its a RV8 the oil pump is on the side of the engine - repacking is easy, but messy.
    I am guessing its a different block, in which case I cant comment other than my FE stood for 5 years, and I...
  16. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,347

    so is it SORNED? If not, that a big back tax bill...

    so is it SORNED? If not, that a big back tax bill as well.
  17. Replies
    15
    Views
    756

    ...and repack the silencer with acoustifil - its...

    ...and repack the silencer with acoustifil - its great stuff.
  18. Replies
    1,318
    Views
    192,382

    Great work. Just check the top edge of the...

    Great work.
    Just check the top edge of the printed filler cap piece for radius requirements.
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    529

    I fitted Galaxy 15 x 235s all round - excellent...

    I fitted Galaxy 15 x 235s all round - excellent value and a good alternative to Avons.
    When time/budget allowed me to upgrade, I used a pair of the 235s on the front and sold the surplus 2 tyres, as...
  20. Thread: Side Vents

    by KevinW
    Replies
    11
    Views
    413

    I used a large self-tapper into a piece of ali...

    I used a large self-tapper into a piece of ali angle from B&G top and bottom so that can be removeable. I drilled some holes in the vertical surface of the ali brackets and then bonded them in as a...
  21. Replies
    11
    Views
    529

    If you want to do that (I did, budget and time...

    If you want to do that (I did, budget and time prevented anything else) you will need to fit V-rated tyres all round.
  22. Replies
    15
    Views
    756

    AFAIK you just need to prove the age of the...

    AFAIK you just need to prove the age of the block, and state the bhp - the latter is not tested but it needs to look plausible.
    Your other points on speedo and tyres - all good.
  23. Replies
    5
    Views
    334

    I would call Pilgrim so you have the right...

    I would call Pilgrim so you have the right numbers - the SBC is significantly heavier than a RV8.
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    290

    Have you got anywhere in mind for paint?

    Have you got anywhere in mind for paint?
  25. Replies
    4
    Views
    290

    Nice work Paul, looks good.

    Nice work Paul, looks good.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4