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by CNHSS1
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 767
Views: 42100

G130 YCF my first sprint car

In all seriousness, I'm super impressed with the attention to detail, battling through issues and breaking a suitable amount of stuff along the way :lol: ,you've earned your stripes mate.

Fingers crossed it frightens the bejeezus out of you, and it will have been all worthwhile 8) 8)
by CNHSS1
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 767
Views: 42100

G130 YCF my first sprint car

If you only creep undern70 you'll get a slap DC :evil: , 66s is your target, now chop, chop :mrgreen:

Go hard or go home 8) 8)
by CNHSS1
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: SS1 Quarterlight frames
Replies: 64
Views: 12390

SS1 Quarterlight frames

philhoward wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:18 pm
Doesn’t a certain Alfa-powered SE5 owner run a 3D printing company?...
Hes the man 8)
by CNHSS1
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: SS1 Quarterlight frames
Replies: 64
Views: 12390

SS1 Quarterlight frames

Scan originals, 3D print in black--last forever-literally, and once the program is perfect could be replicated anywhere in the world
by CNHSS1
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Who says tractor engineering is agricultural
Replies: 10
Views: 265

Who says tractor engineering is agricultural

Inboard discs put braking thrust loads into diff and transmissions, even on race cars with trans axles (Hewland boxes etc). Also outboard generally easier to cool. A guy fitted inboard discs to a Sierra diff ( dead easy to do actually) but heat cooled diff bearings and oil so needed oil cooler and r...
by CNHSS1
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 230

SS1 brakes

I used to use those orange silicone 'self-bleed tubes', couple of quid each, fit to all three nipples and bleed simultaneously
by CNHSS1
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!
Replies: 154
Views: 19668

Does Run Fast 351 Eventually!

b.c.flat hat wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:09 pm
Yet again I'm waitin' fer paint t' dry!IMG_1004.JPGIMG_1003.JPG
Bit like driving a GTE 0-60mph surely??!! :mrgreen:
by CNHSS1
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Detachable steering wheel
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Detachable steering wheel

Yep agreed Jim
by CNHSS1
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Detachable steering wheel
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Detachable steering wheel

Tony Idle made some super slim wheel adaptors iirc
by CNHSS1
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: SE5 star of new Petrolicious Film
Replies: 10
Views: 377

SE5 star of new Petrolicious Film

Can I have you're autograph Dave 8)
by CNHSS1
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Hill climb prep
Replies: 9
Views: 406

Hill climb prep

Welcome :-) Have a look at the Hot Hatch Hunter articles, they are a sticky on here. Scimitar sprint and hills competitors were at harewood last Sunday, there again later in the year. As for transistor, do a.search on here, theres an alternative available, maybe posters either Corky, Peter Freeman o...
by CNHSS1
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Brake pads - the old chestnut
Replies: 19
Views: 449

Brake pads - the old chestnut

I ran the old asbestos M171 mintex on my roadie ss1 Ti and it ate discs, squealed horribly and on the motorway they went cold and had zero feel :shock: but when warm they were ace. The M1144 have all the warm stopping but with road car like cold feel
by CNHSS1
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Harewood 2 June 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2513

Harewood 2 June 2019

The GTE vs SS1 debate will run and run imho. As Nick K has said, its horses for courses, GTEs suit some circuits better than others and also certain venues suit standard , mildly molded or wild variants of either. Has to be said Brian, the pointies were going off left right and centre, they were oft...
by CNHSS1
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Brake pads - the old chestnut
Replies: 19
Views: 449

Brake pads - the old chestnut

1144 no question. EBC greens were great, but early 2000s they changed the brew, probably to meet some.legislation or other and never been same since.
Pagid rave pads are awesome, but mine were over 100 quid a set for the front! (Not a road caliper mind)
by CNHSS1
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Harewood 2 June 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2513

Harewood 2 June 2019

Ben was going well, but his car looked evil to drive :shock: , he was fighting it all the way 8) More work on the suspension needed Ben My two penneth for what it's worth Seems very over damped, the car has little movement until the damping overcome and then snaps. Not sure on what spring rates you...

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