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    Nice one all done now. Cheers

    Nice one all done now. Cheers
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    You can get the correct gauge from merlin...

    You can get the correct gauge from merlin motorsport or demon tweeks. Get the smiths one
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    Hi Paul I’ve got it all the way down but still...

    Hi Paul
    I’ve got it all the way down but still feels there’s some compression. I’m trying to get the spring off so I can fit the spacer to it. I’ll have another go

    Cheers
    Pete
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    Spring compressor

    I have the gaz shocks supplied by AK on my gen 2. I bought a spring compressor from Halfords with double hooks on each end. The problem is I can only get one hook in and even then it doesn’t seem...
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    Vintage wheels tyre valves

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    I’m running vintage wheels 407s on my AK. The tyre valves I’ve got have started to split along the base of the rubber. So I’m looking to replace them with some metal ones. Anyone know if...
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    Hello Did some checks over the weekend. Oil...

    Hello
    Did some checks over the weekend.
    Oil level is fine. Coolant looked okay - I use the AK coolant tank, it was about half full - so I added a bit more coolant.
    I bough an oil pressure test kit...
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    chevy 350 oil leak

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    I've noticed oil the top of my chevy 350, just under the dizzy. I ran it up to temp on the weekend and can see that it's coming out of the connection where you take the oil pressure.
    I'm using a...
  8. I have an AK and whilst building the car used...

    I have an AK and whilst building the car used jack and axle stands. I’ve recently bought a mid rise scissor lift and it’s much better. Wish I’d bought one earlier
  9. Hi Steve, I’m in Runcorn and completed an AK...

    Hi Steve, I’m in Runcorn and completed an AK earlier this year. You’re more than welcome to come and take a look. Cheers Pete
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    Mine arrived too. Thanks a lot

    Mine arrived too. Thanks a lot
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    I went with 35mm cable and it’s been fine. This...

    I went with 35mm cable and it’s been fine. This is higher rated than what AK recommend and fits fine. Bought mine from 12volt planet
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    Hi Mike Pressure testing kit sounds good....

    Hi Mike
    Pressure testing kit sounds good. Wouldn’t mind getting one myself. Which one have you got?
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    Thanks Lee. I’ll take you up on the offer. Will...

    Thanks Lee. I’ll take you up on the offer. Will give you a call later
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    was showing 0.5 to 1 bar when running at 2000 rpm

    was showing 0.5 to 1 bar when running at 2000 rpm
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    Hi - It's a chevy 350 and showing 0.5 to 1 bar

    Hi - It's a chevy 350 and showing 0.5 to 1 bar
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    Low oil pressure

    Took the car out on Sunday for a run and noticed oil pressure seemed low. Was running at 0.5 to 1 bar. Engine was at temperature.
    Seems low to me. Any ideas?
    Cheers
    Pete
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    Hi I’ll take a pair please. Can you pm me your...

    Hi
    I’ll take a pair please. Can you pm me your email. Is PayPal ok?

    Thanks

    Pete
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    Hello Further update on the lift - so turns out...

    Hello
    Further update on the lift - so turns out there was an issue with the lift. I have to say Automotech were fantastic and fixed the lift the next day.
    The issue was with the ratchet system - on...
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    I have the same pump. The push on connections on...

    I have the same pump. The push on connections on mine weren’t great and could work loose. Make sure they’re pushed on. I made a L shaped bracket to keep them pushed on
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    Update on scissor lift. It was delivered on...

    Update on scissor lift.
    It was delivered on Tuesday but only got around to setting it up today. I went for the Automotech AS7530D, and also opted for the low profile loading ramps they sell.
    I'm...
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    Looks fantastic. The iva is still fresh in my...

    Looks fantastic. The iva is still fresh in my mind so if you want a chat about what to watch out for drop me a message.

    Cheers
    Pete
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    I’ve now ordered the automotech AS7530. It...

    I’ve now ordered the automotech AS7530.
    It arrives on Tuesday so I’ll post some pics and initial thoughts.
    The strongman I thought might be a bit too long for the AK. It was also the most...
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    Hi Kev Did you install this yourself? And what...

    Hi Kev
    Did you install this yourself? And what floor have you bolted it to?

    Thanks
    Pete
  24. I had a worn push rod on mine after only 150...

    I had a worn push rod on mine after only 150 miles. Had a professional rebuild (supposedly). Engine made a knocking noise but no blue smoke.
    One thing I’d do first is drop the oil and change the...
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    I'm thinking of going for this one as well now....

    I'm thinking of going for this one as well now. Main reason is the others have a longer platform and ramps - meaning there's a chance the wheels may sit on the ramps making it difficult to operate.
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