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    Not entirely to on topic but a useful link...

    Not entirely to on topic but a useful link nonetheless is a company called fibet.
    They make rubber bobbins in many permutations.
    Always helpful too.

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    You can apply the mid ordinate rule on these type...

    You can apply the mid ordinate rule on these type of settings.
    First establish the range of adjustment then set midway.
    Test and make a decision on which way to go.
    Half the remaining amount of...
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    Try them on the other side of the upright. Ie...

    Try them on the other side of the upright.
    Ie move them forwards.
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    This is not gospel and will need checking but I...

    This is not gospel and will need checking but I think if your seat is fixed then you can get away with fixed pads.

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  5. Thread: rear uprigts

    by dinosoar
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    I can tell you that there are two diameters of...

    I can tell you that there are two diameters of discs available . EBC have most options I think.
    The callipers are the same but the mount frames differ in width for the vented option and the original...
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    Hi. I import T5 z spec gearboxes from Modern...

    Hi. I import T5 z spec gearboxes from Modern Driveline in America.
    They modify them for my application but have a whole load of useful info on their website.
    I went to them for the forward shift...
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    My old Dax developed a creaking noise. Turned out...

    My old Dax developed a creaking noise. Turned out to be the front side pipe brackets breaking off due to engine rocking.
    I removed the front mounts and fitted an engine steady bar.

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    That depends on how you do it my friend A

    That depends on how you do it my friend

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    A quick and inexpensive option for reducing the...

    A quick and inexpensive option for reducing the rear brake would be to grind away pad material.
    This then reduces the surface area in contact and it is the friction that does the job.

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    Some designs of pilgrim exhaust can be awfully...

    Some designs of pilgrim exhaust can be awfully restrictive. Particularly the underslung systems I have seen. There was one instance of an engine being barely able to run due to back pressure. This...
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    Yep, Demand have expander kit and they are very...

    Yep, Demand have expander kit and they are very helpful.

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  12. International Sportscar and Classic show Cancelled

    Hi,

    I found out yesterday that the 2019 international sportscar and classic show to be held at Peterborough 25-27 May has been cancelled.

    As an exhibitor I was making my plans to attend the...
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    Hi, We had a batch of universal joints a...

    Hi,

    We had a batch of universal joints a couple of years ago that were very poor. They had to be sent back and we switched suppliers.
    They exhibited a small amount of room from new in the cross...
  14. Sorry, I was too busy trying to tidy up for next...

    Sorry, I was too busy trying to tidy up for next Sunday’s Open Day.

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    Ooh look! Page number 289...

    Ooh look! Page number 289...
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    Also, double check your firing order. I had one...

    Also, double check your firing order. I had one with two leads swapped and it sounded ok until the revs were picked up.
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  17. Versions of the Ford Cleveland engine were...

    Versions of the Ford Cleveland engine were produced in Australia. I think production may have gone into the eighties.
    Probably the most common was a destroked version down to 5 litre (302ci) for tax...
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    I had an early Dax years ago. The best thing I...

    I had an early Dax years ago. The best thing I ever did was change out the front chassis for the Mk3 type of design.
    The old setup suffered from bump steer.
    I took a jig from another chassis and...
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    I would say somewhere between FT1 and FT2 should...

    I would say somewhere between FT1 and FT2 should do nicely..

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    I would recommend controlling engine rock by use...

    I would recommend controlling engine rock by use of an engine steady or torque bar. Rover P6’s used to have a nice plate that bolted to the front of a head and a rod that went to the inner wing....
  21. Thread: IVA test

    by dinosoar
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    I believe it depends on how old the car is. That...

    I believe it depends on how old the car is. That is if it was previously registered.
    I think there is a cut off date of ten years beyond which little checking is required other than passing an MOT....
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    Now I could be wrong with what I am about to...

    Now I could be wrong with what I am about to write as it is many years since I played with the jag system on my old Dax but i do remember the conclusion from my analysis and it could perhaps help....
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    You don’t need the contraption. The manual...

    You don’t need the contraption.
    The manual simply gives definition of the feature being acceptable IF fitted.
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    The welding thing is long gone. Someone...

    The welding thing is long gone.
    Someone questioned the sense of introducing heat into a stressed component that was safety critical...

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    We have never been asked to attach the locking...

    We have never been asked to attach the locking filler that is under the Aston flip cap.
    I don't know if that is an oversight from the tester or the flip cap is considered the closure.
    I would take...
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