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  1. Thread: Axle Weights

    by dinosoar
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    The weights will have a bearing upon the brake...

    The weights will have a bearing upon the brake calculations but I would suggest that the usual axle weights would allow the option of fitting a cast iron lump in the future.
    That might not be in...
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    Yes, Anti squat is a good thing. Drag racers use...

    Yes, Anti squat is a good thing.
    Drag racers use a form of weight jacking which lifts the rear slightly for traction. Lifting the rear is the same as pushing down the axle.
    Squatting is the...
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    How about this? Not really serious though,...

    How about this?

    Not really serious though, just a bit proud of the effort I suppose.
    These switches are getting scarce now but look into aircraft stuff for interesting options.

    Regards,
    ...
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    Fibet have a wide range of rubber mounts. ...

    Fibet have a wide range of rubber mounts.

    https://www.fibet.co.uk/

    I have no idea if they are competitive on price mind you. I have used them for engine mounts though and they are very helpful....
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    Hi, Some good info there. The ebay link has...

    Hi,

    Some good info there. The ebay link has yielded some interesting stuff.
    So out with the tape measure tomorrow.
    These are approaching half of the cost of our custom jobs for the ASM but of...
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    Radiator Options

    Hi,

    I have noticed on a couple of occasions that there has been some nice looking alloy radiators suggested for various applications on this forum but as I think they were hidden within other...
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    MGBhive would be a good bet.

    MGBhive would be a good bet.
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    My corvette has Toyo‘S but I can’t remember...

    My corvette has Toyo‘S but I can’t remember the model.
    215/60/15 I think.
    It had an all season Michelin set but they were not in the first flush of youth as the side wall caused a flat one day...
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    Many years back I took my old Dax to a track...

    Many years back I took my old Dax to a track session shortly after it was commissioned.
    I was very disappointed with the amount of understeer I was getting. In fact I pretty much killed the front...
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    I have seen flywheels out of true by quite a bit...

    I have seen flywheels out of true by quite a bit but I have not experienced anything like you have there.
    Have you checked the flywheel is mounting correctly and it's surfaces run true?
    I assume...
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    i would be considering sending that back if it is...

    i would be considering sending that back if it is new. or consult them for advice.

    A
  12. Having been trained in and then eventually...

    Having been trained in and then eventually teaching agricultural engineering I used to get occasionally arm deep into gearboxes.
    I actually used to really like the work but that was quite some time...
  13. Second look after a proper read and I can see...

    Second look after a proper read and I can see what you mean now.
    That looks like a ‘fence’ plate to prevent over travel of the selector dog. Presumably nipped by the other pair gear teeth.
    So...
  14. At a glance that looks like a baulk ring. They...

    At a glance that looks like a baulk ring.
    They are designed to facilitate the synchromesh action by acting as a brake before the selector dog engages the gear.
    Andy
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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.

    A
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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.

    A
  19. 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.

    A
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    That depends on how you do it my friend A

    That depends on how you do it my friend

    A
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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.

    A
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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.

    A
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