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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:11 pm

Demon tweeks stock it. Its not the most up to date, but then neither is a GTE :mrgreen: the Puhn book does have lots on live axles tbf

My fave books of wisdom on the subject are the Allan Stanniforth Race and Rally Car Data Source Book or Competition Car Suspension


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:43 pm

Glad you have your mojo back fella.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:55 pm

Not back fully, but getting a little better :-)


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:05 pm

Old and Slow wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:48 pm

The book I have on the subject is "How to make your car handle" by Fred Puhn; it's an American publication, but the theory is common to all cars. I'd recommend it, don't know if it is widely available, though.
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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:09 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
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My fave books of wisdom on the subject are the Allan Stanniforth Race and Rally Car Data Source Book
It was this one that the formula for my sprung / unsprung spring calcs


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:28 pm

So had a little time in the garage :mrgreen:

More split rim wheels bought for parts (dont ask... :shock: ), and heard turbos ready to ship in a day or two :mrgreen:

Started cleaning up gearbox casings at weekend, so ready to build up
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Lacquered the inlet manifolds to make them easier to keep clean and spot leaks etc
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Post by scimjim » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:06 pm

Cleaned and painted gearbox casings - lacquered inlet manifold?


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:19 pm

:lol: i know, no one more shocked then me! Ill be buying a Chelsea tractor next!

Plan is to have all the gearboxes painted different colours so i can keep track or which are broken, being repaired or ready to install :roll:


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Post by BigBobPilot » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:30 pm

You could have written "A", "B", "C" etc. on them with a paint marker pen...


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Post by BigBobPilot » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:31 pm

Good work on the reverse gear swap BTW.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:32 pm

:lol: yeah maybe i should have just done that !

Cheers, wasnt too bad to get off luckily


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Post by CNHSS1 » Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:03 pm

Little parcel arrived :mrgreen:
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Nice new wind pump, and arrived nearly 3 weeks sooner than quoted :)


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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:26 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:03 pm

Nice new wind pump, and arrived nearly 3 weeks sooner than quoted :)
Is that for your hair in the mornings....


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:11 pm

:lol: tbh my hairs disappearing fast enough without more help :lol:


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