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    Hello, and welcome to you too. Jim

    Hello, and welcome to you too.

    Jim
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    Hi Marcel, I did mine in situ and yes, it’s a...

    Hi Marcel,
    I did mine in situ and yes, it’s a pain in the arse....but doable.

    Unless you are really lucky you will have to remove the shaft (and the tube will fall away) to get a spanner or...
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    10J wheel would normally be on the rear, any...

    10J wheel would normally be on the rear, any chance you’ve mixed them up?
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    Guaranteed IVA Fail on those Graham, stick with...

    Guaranteed IVA Fail on those Graham, stick with £5’s worth of bogo H4’s til post test ;-)

    Rgds
    Jim
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    Meetings of less than 6 kick in on Monday

    Meetings of less than 6 kick in on Monday
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    God I hope so, thoroughly fed up of DIY at my...

    God I hope so, thoroughly fed up of DIY at my sons’ s place :-)

    Fingers crossed I’ll be there

    Jim
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    Kev, The ones mentioned on THIS...

    Kev,
    The ones mentioned on THIS thread

    Not cheap, but very pretty box :-)

    Jim
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    After realising that I was constantly fiddling...

    After realising that I was constantly fiddling with damper settings (and failing mostly) I swapped out my old 20+yrs AVO’s for a set of Protech shocks.
    ...
  9. Thread: NASCAR belts

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    Hi Richard, Will take a pic tomorrow, I’ve...

    Hi Richard,

    Will take a pic tomorrow, I’ve used the normal floor mounted seat belt eyes to attach the straps to, dremeled a hole on either side of the seat base to poke the belts through and...
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    I added the crotch strap to make mine 6 point (VS...

    I added the crotch strap to make mine 6 point (VS 5 point)as it was easier to retro fit, amazing how much lower the buckle sits now.

    Rgds
    Jim
  11. Thread: NASCAR belts

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    Hi Jim, Almost everyone has them, very few...

    Hi Jim,

    Almost everyone has them, very few have inertia reels fitted.

    Rgds
    Jim
  12. Thread: Wide wheels

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    Yep, common on Merc AMG’s to have staggered...

    Yep, common on Merc AMG’s to have staggered wheels (narrow front, wide rear)

    Jim
  13. They would, but then you would be buying from FF...

    They would, but then you would be buying from FF UK and not FF USA (what is supplied will be different, ignoring the fact that FF USA wouldn’t/shouldn’t sell to a UK customer as they have an...
  14. Mat, The IVA test isn’t a walk in the park,...

    Mat,

    The IVA test isn’t a walk in the park, making a pile of parts compliant could add significant cost to the build, especially if it’s something fundamental like seat belt mounting...
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    But this helped. Got it, so the “thin...

    But this helped.

    Got it, so the “thin layup” is what gives you the flexibility - clear now.

    Thanks

    Jim
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    Nope, not a jot

    Nope, not a jot
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    Sticky: I’m with Backford bloor (KGM are the...

    I’m with Backford bloor (KGM are the underwriters), 25% loading for the declared blower, market value (not an agreed value), 3k Miles, to/from place of work = ~£330 (Not on a “classic” type of...
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    Sorry, apparently No1 Son has me down for free...

    Sorry, apparently No1 Son has me down for free labour building a fence at his new house (do they ever stop being a cost centre?).
    Hope the weather is kind to us all!

    Rgds
    Jim
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    My head can’t compute that :-( How does it fit...

    My head can’t compute that :-( How does it fit inside if it’s taken from the outside (apologies if it’s blastingly obvious)?
    Cheers
    Jim
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    I wouldn’t recommend 24V unless you dislike the...

    I wouldn’t recommend 24V unless you dislike the rest of your components, if you’ve got 2 batts just put them in parallel.
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    Only 2 and a bit weeks of nail biting and...

    Only 2 and a bit weeks of nail biting and rechecking things 5 time a day ;-)

    Best of luck and fingers crossed.

    Cheers

    Jim
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    Hello and welcome, If the garage put the car...

    Hello and welcome,

    If the garage put the car up in the air with the wheels on full droop then yes almost all the Jag based cars will feel a bit sloppier than a modern box mechanic would be used...
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    Ignore the nay sayers Aaron, just make sure the...

    Ignore the nay sayers Aaron, just make sure the engine builder uses a lot of Vaseline when he breaks you in ;-)
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    Continuation CSX number will be worth precisely...

    Continuation CSX number will be worth precisely nothing in the UK, for a manufacturer new build then premium would be Crendon, AK, GD or Dave Brooks

    The US manufacturers don’t do well over here...
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    I guess it depends on your buying point: Factory...

    I guess it depends on your buying point:
    Factory new build
    Self build
    Dealer used
    Private used

    And then tempered by time. It’s fair to say they depreciate much slower than mainstream cars,...
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