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    sniff your copper pipes where they exit/enter the...

    sniff your copper pipes where they exit/enter the tank - you may have a hairline crack. Well known issue.
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    Thanks James - you actually did mention that I...

    Thanks James - you actually did mention that I think, but I didn't have one and hoped the Dremel or the jigsaw would work - they didnt!
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    Just call Anthony at Abs Horsepower / Crendon...

    Just call Anthony at Abs Horsepower / Crendon Cars.
    I am sure he will be able to sort you out, or advise best next steps.
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    11. ....but I need to protect all that work for...

    11. ....but I need to protect all that work for the season. Some text messages to Dave, and I could hear the hissing through the teeth in Reading as I decided to use some rattle can primer filler and...
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    5. Then once some more of this has been added,...

    5. Then once some more of this has been added, and sanded with a guide coat to get a rough shape, and its hardened, then cover with UPol Fantastic:
    https://photos.app.goo.gl/K1KTTYEGtNymAet49
    6....
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    OK, noted Aaron ....lets try it in baby...

    OK, noted Aaron ....lets try it in baby steps.....


    I tried cutting some acrylic perspex as with James method - this was a disaster. There must be a technique I don't understand, but the stuff...
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    Failed again, just after I rote that, and today...

    Failed again, just after I rote that, and today getting an error if I try to cut'n'paste the text... grrrrrr
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    Test: Will the forum let me post now ....?

    Test: Will the forum let me post now ....?
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    - think that should be sufficient. But you might...

    - think that should be sufficient. But you might need to email the Chief Inspector and get a communication going with them before going back to Gillingham.
    Contact details should be available on the...
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    What Ian said.

    What Ian said.
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    - and I have been using them, Master. :) 1...

    - and I have been using them, Master. :)
    1 coffin light finished, except for paint. Quite pleased - just a couple of 80-grit scratches I forgot to blend out.
    When I said 'except for paint' ........
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    Keep it up mate, great to see.

    Keep it up mate, great to see.
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    Been a bit distracted with learning new skills...

    Been a bit distracted with learning new skills with blending in the coffin lights (thanks Dave).
    Back on it next w/e.... and need to update this thread!
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    Great news, keep going.

    Great news, keep going.
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    see post 32 :)

    see post 32 :)
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    I was referring to the EU Seatbelt pull test...

    I was referring to the EU Seatbelt pull test that's certified in the build manual. But your easiest route is probably to build a beefed up triangulated cage.
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    I really believe it all depends on where you go. ...

    I really believe it all depends on where you go.
    Gillingham and one of the ones further North that some AKs have been tested at have an issue on triangulation.
    My Crendon tested at Gillingham is...
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    Sounds like a good outcome. I thought they were...

    Sounds like a good outcome.
    I thought they were OK with Pilgrim seat belt fixings at Gillingham, but hey ho.
    Quote p.67?...
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    Hmm - potentially insufficiently reassuringly...

    Hmm - potentially insufficiently reassuringly expensive.
    You may have missed a great business opportunity: charge the guys above £25 for an authentic Lucas grommet pack, half price compared to...
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    Good work. I would have been tempted to insert a...

    Good work.
    I would have been tempted to insert a fillet in the grp to lengthen it, and left the mechanicals as-is, or perhaps I misunderstood?
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    You're right, the petrol cap is usually fully...

    You're right, the petrol cap is usually fully insulated from the tank because of the rubber pipe connection, and the fact that we have grp bodies.
    Are you saying there are no screws on the...
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    You're right. But its good engineering practice...

    You're right. But its good engineering practice to have a dedicated electrical connection as well, as rust/other crap etc 'might' cause an issue.

    IIRC I argued that my tank was earthed via the...
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    At Gillingham they wanted evidence my tank and my...

    At Gillingham they wanted evidence my tank and my fuel cap were both earthed..
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    Hmm, lucky you - having been encouraged to spend...

    Hmm, lucky you - having been encouraged to spend my Easter holiday having fun messing about in the garage by SWMBO (which I did, it was great), she is now bitterly complaining she feels like a cobra...
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    I am guessing that's your business and you don't...

    I am guessing that's your business and you don't own a cobra?
    None of those engines are any good for a cobra.
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