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    Hi, I've been using this cold galvanising...

    Hi,

    I've been using this cold galvanising spray as a primer from Toolstation. It has good reviews, goes on nicely, and can be topcoated. The big plus is it only costs £5.34 per a rattle can.
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    I think it's set that seed of doubt in my head,...

    I think it's set that seed of doubt in my head, even though it could and should go through the IVA ok.

    Ive already tied the fibreglassed box section down to chassis with angle iron and put a...
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    Sorry to bring an old thread to life again. ...

    Sorry to bring an old thread to life again.

    I've been looking at the top seat belt mounting of the Sumo and came across your post and design for the triangulation frame. Although my body is now...
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    Hi Phil, Thank you for your reply, I've sent...

    Hi Phil,

    Thank you for your reply, I've sent you email about sharing the photos of your seat mounting.
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    Hi, That's a good point about not using the...

    Hi,

    That's a good point about not using the runners to improve the leg room. What size spreader plates would you recommend to use on the underside of the floor pan?

    If i go down the route as...
  6. Hi All, Luckily I've used 7/16 UNF grade 5...

    Hi All,

    Luckily I've used 7/16 UNF grade 5 bolts for the seatbelt fixings. I'm hoping it will get the thumbs up come test time, fingers crossed.

    Merry Christmas all
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    Fixing seats/ runners to the floorpan

    Hi All,

    I'm currently looking to install the seats/ runners to my Sumos floorpan. I've looked at the IVA manual but I can't find anything around the spreader plates sizes, fixing sizes and number...
  8. Hi All, Thank you for all your replies. I...

    Hi All,

    Thank you for all your replies. I thought I would post a couple of photos of my solution regarding the inner transmission mount. I used Kevins idea and put the fixing through the box...
  9. Hi All, Thank you for all your replies about...

    Hi All,

    Thank you for all your replies about the seat belt mounting point. I've finally got in the garage to have have another look.

    As you say I need to get the seats in and then suss the...
  10. Hi, My chassis doesnt appear to have those...

    Hi,

    My chassis doesnt appear to have those holes in the transmission tunnel. It also doesn't have the flutes pressed into the floor pans or additional holes to tweak the rear wheel camber angle...
  11. Transmission tunnel seat belt mounting point

    Hi All,

    I'm looking at my Sumo chassis and I have the mounting lug on the outside edge for the seatbelt buckle. However I'm struggling for the transmission side mounting point. How have others...
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    Hi, Thank you for your reply about my dash. I...

    Hi,

    Thank you for your reply about my dash. I decided to go my own way as I liked the style of dash in the original Cobra but thought the IVA man probably wouldn't like the clocks being obscured...
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    Dashboard tell tale lights

    Hi All,

    I'm just putting my dashboard together and I have a question about the tell tale light positioning on the dashboard.

    I've had look through the IVA manual and it stipulates the symbols...
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    Hi, I've been using a product called Sta-bil...

    Hi,

    I've been using a product called Sta-bil storage which is designed to treat and protect fuel systems against corrosion and varnishing when not running the car for a while.

    They also sell a...
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    Hi, I brought this Fibreglass kit for my...

    Hi,

    I brought this Fibreglass kit for my Pilgrim back in January for £22.83 on Ebay. It's currently at £22.94, it had really good quality matting in the kit and came with a paddle. They do other...
  16. It sounds silly have you checked the fuse which...

    It sounds silly have you checked the fuse which supplies the coil?

    If you connected it to the negative side then it would have have had no load and the current that would flow would have exceeded...
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    Congratulations on getting your build through the...

    Congratulations on getting your build through the IVA test :-).

    I didn't know that you could have the Lucas L542 rear lights on for the IVA. Did you use the Spyda LED units with Amber indicators...
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    I'm in the same boat, as I've just made up some...

    I'm in the same boat, as I've just made up some door cards from 5mm plywood. I haven't upholstered them yet but I ultimately just want to cover them them in black vinyl and use the MG style door...
  19. Hi, Have you thought about using an inertia...

    Hi,

    Have you thought about using an inertia switch to cut the pump out in the event of a bump? I lifted one from an old Citroen Saxo and fixed it to the Chassis next to the fuse box/ relays so it...
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    Hi, Have you tried an online calculator like...

    Hi,

    Have you tried an online calculator like the one in this link? You plumb in some information about your suspension geometry and weights and it gives you figure for spring rate
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    Hi Still interested in the carpet set even...

    Hi

    Still interested in the carpet set even though it's the standard set, I've sent you a PM.

    Many thanks
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    Hi, I'm also interested in your carpet set if...

    Hi,

    I'm also interested in your carpet set if some reason Grumbleweed changes his mind.

    Have sent you a PM

    Many thanks

    Russell
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    Hi All, I just wanted to say thanks for your...

    Hi All,

    I just wanted to say thanks for your all your replies.

    Philbrad73 I had a look at your build I'll be interested to see how your rear end works work out. It's the dream to have the...
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    PhilG66 I think I've found what you were...

    PhilG66 I think I've found what you were referring to ebay. It just sticks on 3m tape. Does yours look like this in the attached photo?

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    Drammyboy I do like your more permanent solution...
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    Hi All, Thank you for all your replies, sorry...

    Hi All,

    Thank you for all your replies, sorry for the delay as I've been spannering in the garage.

    I removed the radius arms off the Sierra myself but it could be that they had been replaced at...
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