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by Nick_F
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 1967 Race Coupe - time for a change and a rebuild
Replies: 91
Views: 14317

Re: 1967 Race Coupe - time for a change

Coupe' Racing wrote:
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Now I can see why the car was a handfull at one of my previously chosen ride heights -
Mine looks a lot like that, but with a lower roll centre...
by Nick_F
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1 Sprint/Hillclimber (was Batmobile, now DARK KNIGHT)
Replies: 435
Views: 33640

Re: Project SS1 Sprint and Hillclimber (aka Silver Batmobile

Purple Peril outside, covered in moss having not turned a wheel since November. Long list of ideas, but no time yet to figure out the sensible order to do things in: Lighten doors. Sling tank and associated chassis iron and replace with mid-mounted 10l alloy number. Send shocks for rebuild. Speak to...
by Nick_F
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My first 5a
Replies: 160
Views: 14874

Re: My first 5a

I built mine with straight sections, boxes and 5 degree bends from Merlin.
by Nick_F
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: eBay GTC Restoration (now with added MOT)
Replies: 544
Views: 59628

Re: eBay GTC Restoration (now with added frustration)

Unless that's all just dust, then personally I would haul the engine out to clean and paint it.
by Nick_F
Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: eBay GTC Restoration (now with added MOT)
Replies: 544
Views: 59628

Re: eBay GTC Restoration (now with added frustration)

Interesting. I have drilled & grooved TR6 discs - from Neil Revington - on my 5a: they fit round the Girling 3-pot calipers straight out of the box.
by Nick_F
Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My first 5a
Replies: 160
Views: 14874

Re: My first 5a

I've seen engine oil specified for the - LH or J-Type O/D in an MGB handbook, but I've also seen the operating pressure of the O/D and is was barely 2/3 of that for the Scimitar version. Could be the advice from GW was given on the basis that engine oil is better than not enough oil. Mole Valley sho...
by Nick_F
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: 2010 Scimitar & Sabre Speed Championship Winner!
Replies: 12
Views: 1590

Re: 2010 Scimitar & Sabre Speed Championship Winner!

Well done Trevor - a great result well deserved.
by Nick_F
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Gurston Down 12 September 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1959

Re: GURSTON DOWN - 12 SEPT 2010

never let it be said that our SSSC competitors dont suffer for their art. Took them ages to find low-carb, hi-energy Red Bull flavoured Ice creams.... :lol: http://i985.photobucket.com/albums/ae339/RSSOCCOMPSEC/DSCI0019.jpg I see you managed to capture my fat side. Frustrating day: as Trevor said, ...
by Nick_F
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:17 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Wiscombe Park 11 September 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2432

Re: WISCOMBE PARK - SEPT 11th 2010

Nick, YHM.
by Nick_F
Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: who did i lend this book to?
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: who did i lend this book to?

You can borrow mine - I can't understand a word of it...
by Nick_F
Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Gurston Down 12 September 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1959

Re: GURSTON DOWN - 12 SEPT 2010

Richard Carter
Nick Forster
Trevor Shortt

Disappointing turnout after the showing we've managed for this weekend over the past few years.
by Nick_F
Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:43 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My first 5a
Replies: 160
Views: 14874

Re: My first 5a

Hold pipe in v-blocks in vice and carefully tap brass fitting into place. Don't forget to drop the nut over the end first...
by Nick_F
Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Loton 11 July 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 4896

Re: LOTON 11 JULY 2010

I can't improve on my average - perhaps I shouldn't try...
by Nick_F
Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My first 5a
Replies: 160
Views: 14874

Re: My first 5a

Yes.

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