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    Goodwood Revival

    Well now that Silverstone is said and done, and what an event it was, who is going to the revival and what day(s)?

    Hoping for better weather at Goodwood as I'll be with the troubles and strife and...
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    Last update. I will be going to Silverstone in...

    Last update. I will be going to Silverstone in the Dax, weather permitting.
    Well she wouldn’t start this morning so I first looked at the float settings and set them a little lower. Still no joy....
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    You need an ‘understanding and sensible’ MOT...

    You need an ‘understanding and sensible’ MOT tester for these car. You get a bright eyed and bushy tailed college graduate and they will more often than not fail our cars.
    I take mine to a...
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    Well the carb service kit arrived today. I call...

    Well the carb service kit arrived today. I call it a service kit but it’s actually an overhaul kit of which I used very few components.
    I went over what I did yesterday to. Are sure all was well...
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    Well as I’m waiting for spares to arrive I...

    Well as I’m waiting for spares to arrive I thought it better to make sure nothing else is amiss with the carb. So today I disassembled the secondary float bowl to see what was going on. The junk...
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    Have you looked at your pedal assembly? I have no...

    Have you looked at your pedal assembly? I have no idea how the pedal assembly is made or built but if you have any Teflon bushes in the set up then they could be the problem. Silicon spray or...
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    Whilst I’m self isolating I decided to prepare...

    Whilst I’m self isolating I decided to prepare the Dax for the 300 mile round trip to Silverstone this coming weekend. Sorted out a couple of warning lights, replaced both side pipes rubber...
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    Will do. Ta!

    Will do. Ta!
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    I am completely computer illiterate, that's why I...

    I am completely computer illiterate, that's why I like the older cars. But one thing stuck in my head during computer studies in the '80's. Beginners All purpose Symbolic Instruction Code! BASIC. Sad...
  10. Wot Kevin said. Water is a lovely conductor and...

    Wot Kevin said. Water is a lovely conductor and easily bridges small gaps. Fortunately the hot weather at the moment SHOULD dry out the relays. But it may be worth removing them and giving them an...
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    I have 16'' with 50 rears and 55 fronts. But that...

    I have 16'' with 50 rears and 55 fronts. But that was my preference and nothing to do with road surface. Anything bigger in my opinion over wheels the car taking away that period look.
    Unfortunately...
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    That's my main gripe about this area. The roads...

    That's my main gripe about this area. The roads are crap! I'm always finding things to tighten up, replace or just fix because of the roads. The latest thing are the side pipes starting to rattle....
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    Ill measure when I get home and report unless...

    Ill measure when I get home and report unless someone beats me to it.
    Wheel base is 90 inches. So add 18 inches or so onto that and you have your length. Width wise it cant be any more than 72...
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    I may well be out towards Sandbanks during late...

    I may well be out towards Sandbanks during late afternoon/early evening for a run. Maybe see you out and about. Mine is black, two white stripes with livery on the side. :)
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    Excellent choice of car. They can be turned into...

    Excellent choice of car. They can be turned into real gems in the right hands and as mentioned, its all about the service from the kit provider. They have even helped me out with mine which is not an...
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    Let me know where you will be heading. If you...

    Let me know where you will be heading. If you want to join forces at some time over the weekend, I'm local.
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    If you want a volunteer to drive the Daytona, I...

    If you want a volunteer to drive the Daytona, I suppose I could accommodate……as long as I’m not too busy!!
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    Wessex meet, 8th August.

    Excuse the intrusion but thought I would let you guys know that I have suggested a Wessex meet in your neck of the woods. Compton Abbas Airfield on the above date which is the second Sunday of...
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    Sunday 8th August

    Been thinking on this date and change of venue to see if we can attract more attention.
    Big Gee (Geoff) and I were discussing a venue and Compton Abbas Airfield came up, so how about it? Small grass...
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    Well the rain held off for the duration. Met up...

    Well the rain held off for the duration. Met up with Geoff and his wife Chris. Had a good old natter for a couple of hours over a couple of coffees. Very good to see you both and look forward to...
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    Sounds like a plan.
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    Quay for my car

    Two events coming up for Poole Quay in Dorset. One of them you may need to squint a little hard to get into.
    23rd July. Best of British, pre 1984. AC perhaps?
    27th August. American dreams. Been to...
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    I’m going to give the weather the benefit of...

    I’m going to give the weather the benefit of the doubt and go as long as it’s not raining at the time I leave. The rain is not scheduled till later in the afternoon anyway but I think any post...
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    Well Sunday at the time of typing is looking...

    Well Sunday at the time of typing is looking OK…….ish.
    I will endeavour to be there as always.
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    Anybody heading north on the A34 (horrible boring...

    Anybody heading north on the A34 (horrible boring road) on the Saturday morning for this event? Pits stop and meet to continue in convoy perhaps?
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