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    My car's 3000kg and can tow 2700kg, my caravan...

    My car's 3000kg and can tow 2700kg, my caravan fully loaded is 1900kg. Which is around 63%. I wouldn't like to tow a 100% load at 60 mph.
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    I've had caravans for years and always thought...

    I've had caravans for years and always thought the 85% is ambiguous as to who is classed as experienced?

    The 85% Rule

    The '85% rule' is not legislated, but a recommendation that states that the...
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    Mine top wishbone bolt's are the M12x280 bolt's...

    Mine top wishbone bolt's are the M12x280 bolt's and M12x80 on the lower wishbone.

    https://i.imgur.com/xfpGXUal.jpg
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    Relay for LED's?

    Relay for LED's?
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    Hi Gary, It was item - 281169860151 I got...

    Hi Gary,
    It was item - 281169860151
    I got 150mm for £15.78, looks like it's a bit more now?
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    The tyre hitting the arch is the wheel offset or...

    The tyre hitting the arch is the wheel offset or body alinement if it's only one side. As you lower the car the swing arm moves the wheel into negative camber to tuck inside the arch. If you lower...
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    Hi Kevin, You could go with shorter shocks and...

    Hi Kevin,

    You could go with shorter shocks and springs, as that would stop you riding on the bump stops.

    If you can get them the correct length and spring rate, but you will always have the...
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    Another bit I got done a few weeks ago that was...

    Another bit I got done a few weeks ago that was purely aesthetics. Was to do with the spinners.

    The spinners from vintage wheels the centre part is flush with the spinner and has Shelby engraved...
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    Got some time in the garage today and decided to...

    Got some time in the garage today and decided to mount my filler cap in the wing, as I need to establish the height of the filler pipe to tank.
    So, I can work out the maximum height of my bespoke...
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    Hi Ian, The issue with just shorter springs,...

    Hi Ian,

    The issue with just shorter springs, would still give you a car riding on the bump stops. The fixing point for the top of the coil over needs to be moved up as you lower the car, so you...
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    All the bolts are shanked 8.8 grade bolts with...

    All the bolts are shanked 8.8 grade bolts with BZP coating. Top wishbones are M12x280 and bottom wishbones are M12x80 with washers/Nylocks.
  12. I followed Aaron and Gary's way to post pictures...

    I followed Aaron and Gary's way to post pictures as well. Below the BB code you can alter the size the pictures is displayed, if they are too big or small?
  13. Thread: Cobra 4x4

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    Another Project Binky!

    Another Project Binky!
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    I would agree with Gary, if it's not on the...

    I would agree with Gary, if it's not on the centre line, as long it's O/S andis more than 100mm from the stop light.
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    Just looking at the rear photo and your under...

    Just looking at the rear photo and your under slungs. When it's down on it's own weight, how much ground clearance is there under the rear boxes?
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    I think the original recommended rad was a diesel...

    I think the original recommended rad was a diesel one, can't remember which. But used upsidedown?
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    An easy way I found to make a dash blank, it...

    An easy way I found to make a dash blank, it doesn’t matter what type of dash style you are making.

    Was to get a small piece of 6mm MDF from B&Q. Cut it oversize and fit in place, then I painted...
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    The locking is in the mechanism, anything that...

    The locking is in the mechanism, anything that can pull the catch will open the door.
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    Thanks, making a strut kit wouldn't be hard. The...

    Thanks, making a strut kit wouldn't be hard. The issue would be getting your camber and toe correct at your ride height.
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    Sorry don't know, it's not mine just used to show...

    Sorry don't know, it's not mine just used to show the gaps between the tyres and arches.
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    Fabricated brackets to match the coil over and...

    Fabricated brackets to match the coil over and welded them onto the studs. Made a couple of strut towers to suit.

    https://i.imgur.com/OfZvVTTl.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/SNhWqUOl.jpg
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    That’s not it, but you’re not wrong I had to...

    That’s not it, but you’re not wrong I had to make clearance for the caliper. I did move the calipers into a trailing position just for aesthetic appearance. Which involved swapping N/S to O/S so...
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    All my measurement were taken from the chassis...

    All my measurement were taken from the chassis and also using a self leveling horizontal laser. Apart from aesthetic appearance for ride height, I wouldn't use the body as a reference point for...
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    S & J in Chorley?

    S & J in Chorley?
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    Viper Performance 🤔

    Viper Performance 🤔
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