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by CNHSS1
Sun May 24, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Few other bits done, rear ARB fitted but need to fit rosejoint droplinks. 12mm seems a bit of over kill so may weld nuts to bar and trailimg arms to drop to 10mm or even 8mm
by CNHSS1
Sun May 24, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Removed rear clamshell to give better access

Made a crossbar to suspend the injection pump pre filter and pump. Bolted to chassis but needs welding to tank cradle
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by CNHSS1
Sun May 24, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Sorted wonky nose... :|

Still not sure if its nose moulding or the original armature, did loads of measeuring and shouldve been right but wasnt so its now sits level, bent and cut n shut the original armature bar :D
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by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Also found new home for extinguisher prior to moving the fuel system lower :roll:
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Will sit in its own little grp box away from exhaust
by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Mocked up in art card the rad and the intercooler entry ducts. Will be mde in thin ally or more likely grp sheet
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by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Phil

Yep, im also short on sky hooks, elbow grease, lucas loom smoke and Tamworth midgets :lol:

Cheers Crouchie :)
by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Not sure why I keep doing this to myself....
Replies: 71
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Not sure why I keep doing this to myself....

BRM VVC idela engine donor for a Sabre K series :mrgreen:

The 420 GSi isnt bad 8)
by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Oil cooler mounted and ducting sorted, just needs a little hose between the two
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by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1761
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Now to work out height and positions for oil cooler
by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Rad swirl.pot replaces the original Ti filler in the top hose, should remove any air bubbles from water system and also turns flow 90 degrees which works with hose runs

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by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1761
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Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Back at work last couple of weeks so progress has been near non existant, coupled with covid blues/cant be arsed, but mde a start again today :) Silicone pipes from Viper Performance, more needed for bottom hose routing but need to work out lengths and angles 20200522_182719.jpg 20200522_182731.jpg ...
by CNHSS1
Sat May 23, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Boot lock
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Boot lock

They arent usually very tight, long screwdirver and tap round or long slipjoint pilers
by CNHSS1
Fri May 22, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Classic & Sports Car Review
Replies: 10
Views: 1134

Classic & Sports Car Review

Yeah i looked at it and looks like when Paul built it.
by CNHSS1
Fri May 22, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2289
Views: 195325

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

The UK Nissan scene has a lot more emphasis on chip tunung of std ECU, not in small part to Jez Horsham who made excellent, well mapped, relaible and safe chips. Most other countries scenes seem to ditch nissan ecu earlier. Haltechs Aussie, nissans are more popular tham minis or escorts here, so alw...
by CNHSS1
Fri May 22, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2289
Views: 195325

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

Good bit of kit 'innit 8)

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