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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:04 am

Sort of Ben. They will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods


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Post by scimmy ben » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
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hey will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...



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Post by b.c.flat hat » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:42 am

scimmy ben wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:04 am
hey will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
I see the opposite! Three way, exciting contest on track this year? Some fresh peddlers against the old guard? That would pep the championship up and be enjoyable for everyone!



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Post by scimmy ben » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:26 am

b.c.flat hat wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:42 am
scimmy ben wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:04 am
hey will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
I see the opposite! Three way, exciting contest on track this year? Some fresh peddlers against the old guard? That would pep the championship up and be enjoyable for everyone!
He's got you firmly on Team Hughes Brian :D



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Post by BigBobPilot » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:30 am

scimmy ben wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
Craig & I have had a lot of discussions...


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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:46 am

Some extra lightening, pic courtesy of Crouchie b...

Not sure whether to sweep it up or pop some seeds in it and water it!
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Oddly this was trapped in drivers side rear wing, looks like the mono body inner arch allowed it in but the sill covers stipped it coming out


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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:33 am

BigBobPilot wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:30 am
scimmy ben wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
Craig & I have had a lot of discussions...
Yep i come up with an idea and Ben steers me onto a better solution that doesnt include sticky back plastic, angle iron and bailing twine :lol: :lol:


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Post by philhoward » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:44 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:33 am
BigBobPilot wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:30 am
scimmy ben wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
Craig & I have had a lot of discussions...
Yep i come up with an idea and Ben steers me onto a better solution that doesnt include sticky back plastic, angle iron and bailing twine :lol: :lol:
Use aluminium angle - much lighter.


The other 2 ingredients are fine though :lol: but tywraps would be my choice as I never went to scouts so struggle with a reef knot :mrgreen:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:52 am

philhoward wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:44 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:33 am
BigBobPilot wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:30 am
Craig & I have had a lot of discussions...
Yep i come up with an idea and Ben steers me onto a better solution that doesnt include sticky back plastic, angle iron and bailing twine :lol: :lol:
Use aluminium angle - much lighter.


The other 2 ingredients are fine though :lol: but tywraps would be my choice as I never went to scouts so struggle with a reef knot :mrgreen:
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Post by philhoward » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:52 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
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Phil
I knew a very nice girl guide once...guessing that doesnt count
I'm assuming she was either no longer a girl, a guide or nice afterwards :mrgreen: or all 3..


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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:00 pm

philhoward wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:52 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:52 am
Phil
I knew a very nice girl guide once...guessing that doesnt count
I'm assuming she was either no longer a girl, a guide or nice afterwards :mrgreen: or all 3..


:twisted: :mrgreen:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:19 pm

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Much easier to see whats going on :-)

Needed a little tickle to relieve the small amount of bonding between tub and rear deck panel. Looks like Reliant added a thin piece of mat to join the tub and rear clamshell


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:22 pm

And as if to prove that the mono bodies can promote corrosion, see the dirt trap between chassis B post and rear clam/arch. 20 years of dirty water and stones :shock:

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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:44 pm

Pile of new goodies arrived today :-)
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Post by BigBobPilot » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:50 pm

The back's falled orf!

You're gradually turning the monoshell in to individual panels, like an SS1...


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