Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:07 pm

That looks much better :wink:


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Post by philhoward » Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:53 pm

Yours is moving on the same day I start to pull bits off ours...


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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:21 pm

Looking great Ben. Have you got any photos of the radiator install?


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Post by philhoward » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:38 pm

Corky wrote:
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Looking great Ben. Have you got any photos of the radiator install?
I’ve just taken the VW rad off ours if there’s anything you want to know - or was it Ti specifics you’re interested in?


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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:05 pm

I’ve already done it thanks Phil, I was just interested to see Ben’s take on the VAG rad.


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Post by philhoward » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:17 pm

No worries :D


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Post by Benc » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:20 pm

Corky wrote:
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Looking great Ben. Have you got any photos of the radiator install?
I'll take some next garage visit (Tuesday night).

I mounted it centrally on the shroud and installed a tee next to the bottom take off.

I kept the twin st steel pipe shortening one end, I reused the top hose by cutting it and installing a joining piece.

I've modified the battery tray and put a red top 15 in.

Cut off switch installed inside car.

I'll post a few more pics next week.

Still not decided tyre choice yet toss up between extremes in 195 50 15 or something wide in 13 inch (oh or mrs)



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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:53 pm

Did you get some 13” rims?

I’ve bought some 2nd hand Avon ZZR 8019 to try out (215/55/13). They’re 1B in that size/compound, but 1C in most other (non Caterham) sizes.


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Post by Benc » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:38 pm

No not found any wheels yet local to me, still looking if anyone has a spare set....

What rim width have you got Steve 7"??



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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:54 pm

8” as I want to be able to go up to 235, but 7” would be fine for 215 if you wanted to try the Avons.


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Post by Benc » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:35 pm

Here you go a few pics of progress.
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Post by philhoward » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:16 am

Two yellow earth cables? That’s going to confuse a scrutineer?


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Post by Benc » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:32 am

philhoward wrote:
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Two yellow earth cables? That’s going to confuse a scrutineer?
It actually had 3 last year by a po



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Post by Benc » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:40 pm

Started repairs to the free panels from Steve Cork

For some reason a large slot had been cut in the nose cone... now filled with a piece from the old one
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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:47 am

Is that the shabby chic look :D


Is we sideways yet...

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