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by Nick
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Harness and HANS
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Harness and HANS

I am fitting harness to the MR2. Whilst I think I can use the standard bolt in for the lap belts, I plan to install a couple of clip on points to the rear bulkhead. Although Road going I plan to fit MSA spec harness HANS capable. How far apart do the shoulder strap mountings need to be to suit a HAN...
by Nick
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: CM 2019 Which ones are you doing ?
Replies: 21
Views: 366

CM 2019 Which ones are you doing ?

Anglesey open yet?
by Nick
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Brake fluid
Replies: 22
Views: 579

Brake fluid

Stick to 5.1.
by Nick
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content
Replies: 21
Views: 930

March 2019 issue of Classic & Sports Car magazine, Scimitar content

Craig is correct. The fact that 70's Fords rust out means few exist in half decent condition. Compare that with Scims. To me Scims seem a bit more than the sum of their parts. Less sophisticated than my Lotus, but in some respects more effective. The best early Elans are now pushing £50K. so fibregl...
by Nick
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: DJs SS1 - now dad's sprint car
Replies: 327
Views: 44183

DJs SS1 - now dad's sprint car

Jim,

That makes sense, I know there is some controversy over standard versus specialist, but no doubt best addressed on an individual basis.
by Nick
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: DJs SS1 - now dad's sprint car
Replies: 327
Views: 44183

DJs SS1 - now dad's sprint car

Jim,

I think a Zetec is a great conversion, but does it risk putting you in Libre .?
by Nick
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Tyre choice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Tyre choice?

jP

Thanks. I am minded to go with the Hankook which have decent reviews and a good wet rating, not too pricy and the size I want.
by Nick
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: CM Registrations
Replies: 6
Views: 286

CM Registrations

Mine for the MR2 came today :D

I gather 12 Scims registered todate
by Nick
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Tyre choice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Tyre choice?

Anyone else?
by Nick
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: V6 coupe for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1088

V6 coupe for sale

The pale blue one does look nice. 2 later cars with wires wheels for sale? Pretty rare I would have thought.
by Nick
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Tyre choice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Tyre choice?

Just got some new wheels for my MR2 and am looking for tyres.

Ideally I want 225/35/17 on the back. Anyone with experience of this size? Kuhmo KU39 and Hankook K120 appear on the lists
by Nick
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: ENDED - Coupe headlamp covers - an update
Replies: 29
Views: 1374

Coupe headlamp covers

I think they look good, a couple of comments:

As Ben will have noticed I added a third bracket as they tended to move a bit with 2.

They can mist up a bit.
by Nick
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Towing a car with wire wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Towing a car with wire wheels

Applies to any car with knock on wheels, eg lotus elan
by Nick
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Curborough Pre Season Test 19th March, 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1616

Curborough Pre Season Test 19th March, 2019

Peter,

Can you book me a half day please, am preferred

Thanks

Nick

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