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  1. Thread: Seats

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    Cancelled order for SS seats as think they will...

    Cancelled order for SS seats as think they will have same issue as BB Classics seats and not fit the very tight floor pan space in the Pilgrim Sumo.

    My option now appears to strip down my existing...
  2. Thread: Seats

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    I have ordered pair of Cobra SS seats, they are...

    I have ordered pair of Cobra SS seats, they are made to fit into tight area so hope they will fit.

    They give the lower width as 38cm which is perfect but may have to fit framework on floor pan to...
  3. Thread: Seats

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    But due width the seats from BB do not even reach...

    But due width the seats from BB do not even reach the existing floor pan, so making floor lower would make no difference.
  4. Thread: Seats

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    Seats

    I went to put my classic style seats in my Pilgrim Sumo today as it past IVA 2 days ago.

    Bought on eBay 'BB Classic/Retro seats ideal for AC Cobra'

    However seats seemed too high, I removed...
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    When tested for IVA there was a very strong smell...

    When tested for IVA there was a very strong smell of fuel, breather pipe was extended to underside of vehicle as requested by tester as no leaks could be found, however.....

    I removed fuel tank to...
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    My re-test and pass was yesterday, they advised...

    My re-test and pass was yesterday, they advised me to black out lower half of front indicators.

    Does seem bloody stupid as you reduce visibility by 50%.

    Lenses are plastic and the black needs...
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    Certainly worth doing when body is off, because...

    Certainly worth doing when body is off, because of width I had to make mine in sections which were put in place and bolted to the drilled/welded nuts on rear of framework, but it could simply be made...
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    I am going through registering my Pilgrim Sumo as...

    I am going through registering my Pilgrim Sumo as past IVA yesterday, but shouldn't you use a V55/5 form as old parts used from donor vehicle?
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    Yes trying to find out exactly what I need to get...

    Yes trying to find out exactly what I need to get car registered, tester not very helpful on this and said information on Gov DVLA website, still looking.

    I actually have a letter dated 19/07/2017...
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    They showed me photos of this and it has been...

    They showed me photos of this and it has been done by fixing a triangulated support structure onto the central tunnel between seats.

    I think it obviously will work as they passed it, but don't...
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    Passed IVA yesterday :D The examiners are...

    Passed IVA yesterday :D

    The examiners are concerned with Pilgrim Motorsports basic seat belt support bracket as it's only fibreglass that holds it into bulkhead of the bodyshell, they are not...
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    Hopefully my Pilgrim Sumo will pass it's retest...

    Hopefully my Pilgrim Sumo will pass it's retest next Monday.

    I have read it needs MOT after AVI to obtain Tax,.... which didn't make sense?

    I have read it doesn't need MOT for 3 years even...
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    Yes of course, everyone lets insurance companies...

    Yes of course, everyone lets insurance companies know if they fit a spoiler, a badge or change seats, I even advise mine if I fit a different radio. The front indicators had to have the lower half...
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    You sound like you think testers are stupid, they...

    You sound like you think testers are stupid, they know only to well what goes on, bit insulting to their intelligence to suggest they don't:rolleyes:

    They even advised me that you can buy IVA kits...
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    The tester at Gillingham did mention he had seen...

    The tester at Gillingham did mention he had seen someone do that, maybe the same guy?

    I really can't imagine how it could be done with forward triangulation bracing and look any good, and there...
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    Still no update on the seat belt mounting issue...

    Still no update on the seat belt mounting issue that Pilgrim Motorsport have with IVA examiners and no reply from email to Pilgrim 5 days ago asking for update :mad:

    So decided to go ahead and...
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    I personally don't like the side repeater above...

    I personally don't like the side repeater above vent so fitted mine lower and to rear of side vents.

    Examiners calculated visibility at 7% after some complicated maths that even confused the 4,...
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    Well I will give it a couple of weeks in hope...

    Well I will give it a couple of weeks in hope Pilgrim Motor Sport can sort it out with IVA testers.

    John at Pilgrim seems to know a lot of people high up in the system so might get something...
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    UPDATE: It appears on-going problem as tester...

    UPDATE:

    It appears on-going problem as tester stands by refusing to pass seat belts as mounted to Pilgrim Sumo mounting bracket.

    A) He needs to see FULL stress test report but only has part of...
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    To be fair I didn't find removing tank any real...

    To be fair I didn't find removing tank any real problem, undo feed pipe and pump (2 screws) disconnect filler pipe (2 jubilee clips) and undo the 4 bolts that hold tank in, this required friend in...
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    I don't think Sumo 3 mounting is any different to...

    I don't think Sumo 3 mounting is any different to your Sumo 2, if that's the case you will have to remove fuel tank.

    The two bolts on top for inertia seat belts are no problem, these go into...
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    UPDATE: Finally got reply from chief examiners...

    UPDATE: Finally got reply from chief examiners office, advising me Gillingham would contact me.

    MY REPLY:

    Subject: RE: IVA. TAS525900

    Good morning,

    I have not heard from Gillingham yet...
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    The two examiners really liked the car, making...

    The two examiners really liked the car, making jokes about trying to fail it on a big list so I would sell it to him cheap!
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    I have just purchased exact same mirrors as my...

    I have just purchased exact same mirrors as my bullet style wing mounted mirrors fail (seriously restricted rear view)

    I intended to mount them exactly the same as shown in your link and have...
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    Thanks to everyone who replied. The garage...

    Thanks to everyone who replied.

    The garage that issued the engine certificate in Dorset is still trading, I managed to contact them explaining problem.

    He like me thought IVA were being...
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