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by rkclodhopper
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Way too low
Replies: 27
Views: 821

Way too low

Ken Just been to the garage to measure my 5a, this is with the car on its wheels. Top mount bolt centre to top face of spring 55mm. Top face of spring to bottom face of spring 230mm. Bottom face of spring to lower mount bolt centre 70mm. Total coil-over unit top bolt centre to lower bolt centre 355m...
by rkclodhopper
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Way too low
Replies: 27
Views: 821

Way too low

The ride height can be influenced by several factors but the first I would check is to make sure the springs are standard, the wrong ones or some that have been shortened by a previous owner would make it sit low and they are not expensive to buy. The dampers could potentially be the wrong ones, but...
by rkclodhopper
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 411
Views: 33410

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

He didn't remove the head just the tail of the slightly overlong bolts. Go for it Mikey your near the end now.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: HRCR East Anglian Classic Rally, June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 491

HRCR East Anglian Classic Rally, June 2019

Very well done.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rebel 1600 crossflow on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Rebel 1600 crossflow on Ebay

An interesting project for someone brave!

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reliant/223606429392 ... SwFpNdQW92

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Loton Park 3/4 August 2019
Replies: 85
Views: 3553

Loton Park 3/4 August 2019

Nick and I also booked into the Harmer Hill Premier Inn, Friday, Sat nights. What do others do with the car and trailer, can they be left at Loton from Friday evening ready for Saturday and also overnight Saturday ready for Sunday. If not is it ok taking the trailer to Harmer Hill. Richard
by rkclodhopper
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The "Mighty" SE6 - New Year, New Plans
Replies: 199
Views: 20167

The "Mighty" SE6 - New Year, New Plans

Bit of a long shot but it could be an earth problem, connecting the fan has provided an alternative route to earth.
by rkclodhopper
Wed May 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: A new cooling discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 2605

A new cooling discussion

Adding louvres may not be helping in the way people think, a high pressure area exists in front of the windscreen (the heater intake is placed there to make use of it) so a bonnet louvre fitted too far back may be in that same zone and letting air into the engine bay, it will be helping under bonnet...
by rkclodhopper
Tue May 28, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Rebel with Sunbeam Coventry Climax Engine, GUMTREE
Replies: 5
Views: 419

Rebel with Sunbeam Coventry Climax Engine, GUMTREE

www.gumtree.com/p/reliant/reliant-rebel/1341501163
Location Newark, Nottinghamshire
Was this engine fit something Reliant experimented with?
Says it is registered as being 929cc which is a capacity I can find no record of Coventry Climax making.
by rkclodhopper
Fri May 24, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Fume ingress
Replies: 12
Views: 750

Fume ingress

You need one of these detectors www.flightstore.co.uk/pilot-supplies-c1/carbon-monoxide-co-tester-p868/s1046?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0e2E3MGz4gIVqrDtCh3cWw6GEAQYAyABEgL1cPD_BwE One of the features of the 5/5a that I like is that you can run at whatever speed you like with the windows wide open without get...
by rkclodhopper
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Gurston Down 20/21 April 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2203

Gurston Down 20/21 April 2019

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:21 pm
24.5 points on a car at the start of development)
I thought we had finished, its taken ten years to get here!
by rkclodhopper
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Gumtree 1967 Coupe Denbighshire
Replies: 15
Views: 2348

Gumtree 1967 Coupe Denbighshire

https://www.gumtree.com/p/reliant/relia ... 1335253747

Not sure if it has already been flagged up.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 MX5 conversion....hopefully
Replies: 8
Views: 1291

SS1 MX5 conversion....hopefully

Make sure the propshaft rotation direction the same, if not your into a diff change. I think the Honda S2000 engine/drive train goes the wrong way.
Richard
by rkclodhopper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Service for my new 5a
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Service for my new 5a

Burton Power have alloy ones listed, I have a steel one which doesn't clatter it just whines a bit, as if was something more exotic than just an old Essex.

Richard
by rkclodhopper
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Picture Gallery and Photography
Topic: Goodwood Photo Competition
Replies: 21
Views: 3688

Goodwood Photo Competition

Very well done Roger, your images are stunning.
The Bristol single seater in your 'Art of Motion' entry looks as if its running a little bit hot!

Richard

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