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by td99
Thu May 30, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Front arb
Replies: 24
Views: 1528

Front arb

reliant-reviver wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 3:31 pm
Just checked 7 pairs here. All fit Bush 2582.

Just checked the Chevette ARB brackets I have and they are indeed the other way round.
What possible reason could Reliant have had to mirror the bracket design?
Hopefully, I've a couple of opel/chevette brackets too!
by td99
Fri May 24, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 449
Views: 36868

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

Actually Mikey, fiberglass repairs are very simple. 1. Buy your stuff from a proper fiberglass company and get their advice. Many different types of glass and resin available ( some resins are waterproof eg for underside, also carbon fiber available) 2. Make sure all joints are gradually shamfered o...
by td99
Fri May 24, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Oaksey's XJ6
Replies: 114
Views: 24871

Oaksey's XJ6

That's just beautiful Josh, enjoy it when it runs!
by td99
Sat May 11, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars & S2K
Replies: 2065
Views: 161383

Corky's Scimitars & S2K

I hope you have used "overlapping" oil seals as the provide much better sealing.
by td99
Wed May 08, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Floor Drain holes
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Floor Drain holes

peter freeman wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 1:41 pm
Grommets will lead to wet feet if your car leaks - they will lead to wet feet if it does not leak but you travel through fords. Some you win - - -
:) :) You had me laughing there Peter! I hear the voice of experience....
by td99
Wed May 08, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Picture Gallery and Photography
Topic: A drive up north for a new hardtop....
Replies: 12
Views: 1335

A drive up north for a new hardtop....

MX5 seats fit but then you sit higher than with originals. Acceptability depends on your height. Many people then lower the floor...
by td99
Wed May 08, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 8194

Ti starting

if it's idling too fast and cannot be slowed, there's too much air reaching the engine...one way or another...
by td99
Tue May 07, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Ti starting
Replies: 86
Views: 8194

Ti starting

maybe silly question, but does the throttle butterfly close properly?
by td99
Thu May 02, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53600

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Nice work!
by td99
Wed May 01, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: TD's Daily Ti thread
Replies: 120
Views: 22980

TD's Daily Ti thread

Fitted new 4x Dunlop Blusport 195x15 tires in place of the 10 yr old Toyos on the 15 x 6.5 in OZ Ultralights when removing winter wheels/tires (original 14 x 5.5) 2019-05-01 22.09.05.jpg ). Chose the Dunlops as they have same wet grip performance as the popular Rainsports but lower acoustic noise. A...
by td99
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks
Replies: 25
Views: 1612

SS1 1800 Ti No Sparks

check the separate (not in fuse-box) relay under the brake master cvl is operating ok, it supplies power to the coil/transistor via a wire across rear of engine bay.
by td99
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 colander
Replies: 16
Views: 2232

SS1 colander

Missed the negative comments referred to elsewhere etc, but have always have good service and response from QRG. Suggest you give them another try!
by td99
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Sill body mount issues.
Replies: 17
Views: 1632

Sill body mount issues.

Typical Reliant again, just depended on how many holes they had in stock at that moment in time.. :P :P :P .
Obviously economized on later models with just one hole...
by td99
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: For Sale: 2015 Audi S1
Replies: 4
Views: 1005

For Sale: 2015 Audi S1

Nice car, was it too slow for you? :P :P :P
by td99
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Calculation of force
Replies: 17
Views: 2436

Calculation of force

Maybe your decision manual/motorized is more dependent on the frequency at which it will be required?
I would think that a heavy duty garage door opener would probably do the trick, although the chain drive would almost certainly need lengthening.

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