Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

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Post by scimjim » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:45 pm

I’ve got all of that - but not in Brecon Gold.

The only Brecon Gold panels I have are a nose cone that needs some splits repairing, a shabby bonnet and a rear wing.


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Post by Benc » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:50 pm

Cheers Jim I will let you know in a few days what I need.



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Post by BigBobPilot » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:16 pm

Hopefully an easy fix. I'm sure you'll get it sorted relatively quickly.


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Post by Benc » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:52 pm

Doesn’t look major and a chance to improve my painting skills :w

I was swapping the radiator anyway.

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:33 am

are you moving to a polo rad?


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Post by Benc » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:48 am

Dcrosby13 wrote:
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are you moving to a polo rad?
Ive got one of them polo things already a radiator with a hole in it :D

Yes some flavour of vw rad will be the choice



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Post by Dcrosby13 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:13 pm

:roll:


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Post by Benc » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:06 pm

Bit of progress with the repairs now stripped all damaged bits off leaving this
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Chassis front legs are still ok :D

At Blyton I had a number of moments where I ran out of brakes including my off and a few near misses at the finish line.

When I removed the passenger wheel the inner and tyre were moist :|

This could be the culprit...
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I’m going to pull the engine while the front is off and put a s13 clutch in and release bearing

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Post by Oaksey » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:11 pm

With all the photos that go upside down on the forum, I can't tell - is that caliper on upside down?


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Post by philhoward » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:17 pm

Oaksey wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:11 pm
With all the photos that go upside down on the forum, I can't tell - is that caliper on upside down?
Unless it’s an anti-gravity drip on the calliper, no - it’s not on upside down as far as I can see?


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Post by Benc » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:23 pm

Photo is the right way round.... I’ve never had them off (I have but never disconnected the hoses) look right to me!



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Post by Corky » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:48 pm

I've just been looking through the photos that Tom took at Blyton and found these. I don't think I've ever seen anyone so committed to a final corner :lol:
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2 The start of the winning spin Ben.JPG
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3 Ben crossing the line sideways.JPG
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4 Ben limping back with damage.JPG
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5 Ben's repaired car.JPG
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Post by td99 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:45 pm

philhoward wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:17 pm
Oaksey wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:11 pm
With all the photos that go upside down on the forum, I can't tell - is that caliper on upside down?
Unless it’s an anti-gravity drip on the calliper, no - it’s not on upside down as far as I can see?
For me, it shows correctly on iPhone, upside down on PC.


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:28 pm

You need to get your suspension sorted man, that front right wheel is waaaaay off the ground!


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:29 pm

unless you had just hit a big lump?


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