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by Benc
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
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Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

Oh yes should of said a big thanks to Craig for lending me his set of modified turbo 🔧 spanners.

Cheers Craig will bring them to Curborough test unless you need them before?


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by Benc
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

After a few long weekends in the garage turbo refitted, front suspension strengthening & rebuilt, cam belt changed, plugs, tappets, oil, coolant etc and all checked over started the ss1 and it ran 😀 Got it up to temperature and no smoke from exhaust fingers crossed all sorted for 2019 sprint season 😀😀
by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

Once my car is back running I’m going to book a rolling road, last year it produced 179 bhp at 0.9bar. I ran it most of the season at 0.5 bar. To safely use 0.9 bar of boost should I be increasing the fuel pressure I.e. do I need a fuel pressure regulator? Up north or even shiny Cheshire way any rol...
by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

I will ask but don’t think so.

Will fit my cage them have to fold some but that will be early March
by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

Cheers Steve All back together now cam belt changed, turbo fitted and front suspension rebuilt. Got to refit the intercooler then big start up. Tyres to fit, went for 50 profile in the end.... Roll cage front section should be ready end of February, did RR send you any details of the sill brackets?
by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

Nah just used me Pickavants finest kit :D :D
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by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

Just my f luck! Is it safe to use a puller on the back pressing on the bolt in end of crank?
by Benc
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 282
Views: 21940

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

What’s the best way to remove the front pulley?
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by Benc
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Classic Marques 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Classic Marques 2019

I’m entered 😀
by Benc
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1-C686CCR
Replies: 51
Views: 5837

SS1-C686CCR

Squashed them at work with a loadcell in circuit and they looked ok to me :shock:
by Benc
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Classic Marques 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Classic Marques 2019

Anyone know if application forms available yet for 2019?

Cheers
by Benc
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1-C686CCR
Replies: 51
Views: 5837

SS1-C686CCR

Well I have to commend Jim on spring installation. Had another faff with the compressor tools but no good. Position spring on top seat, lower wishbone in position, bar on bottom of spring and gently lever onto back of seat. Place vertical link on bottom wishbone, loose fit nut, jack up and secure to...
by Benc
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1-C686CCR
Replies: 51
Views: 5837

SS1-C686CCR

Maybe mine are not standard then.....

Do you know offhand what length / number of coils standard springs are?

Just re looked at your previous post with pictures of your springs with 9 turns.

Mine are same so I’ll have to check my technique then :shock:
by Benc
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SS1-C686CCR
Replies: 51
Views: 5837

SS1-C686CCR

What type of spring compression tool did you use Jim?
by Benc
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Hose MAF to turbo
Replies: 8
Views: 291

Hose MAF to turbo

Steve cheers pal for digging out that post I need to pull a bit harder :D

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