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    Yesterday, 12:27 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Correct, already moved. The engine crane struggled to lift one end. Luckily I had access to machinery skates and some large pinch bars. I ended up...
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    20th June 2018, 07:05 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    You watch, now that I've got one I won't need it. All 1.4 ton of it. Was not fun to move. Think I'll sell it with the house now, don't want to move...
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    20th June 2018, 05:26 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    If you do it in a CAD package as a loft then you convert it to a sheet metal part and unroll it, print, stick on tube then cut squish and weld. You...
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    19th June 2018, 11:28 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    If you're going to get a lathe, get a LATHE. I wanted something larger then 9" which is what most of the small ones are. I also didn't want a piece...
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    19th June 2018, 07:14 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    You can make tapered runners, two methods that I know of. Spin the narrow diameter tube in a lathe and stretch it to the large diameter or start with...
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    2nd June 2018, 09:56 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    The issue with large throttles on small motors is the lack of low end throttle response, it'll be fine as long as you have your foot planted. Sent...
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    2nd June 2018, 09:52 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Stock fuel pump isn't going to have enough pressure for fuel injection. The Siamese intake ports in the head may be an issue, you'll need a custom...
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    30th May 2018, 11:48 AM
    Most probably spoken for. Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs mobile app
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    28th May 2018, 01:40 PM
    Not all fillers need to go onto bare metal, I use upol fantastic and it sticks to most things. If you are unsure on what filler to use go to an...
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    27th May 2018, 08:55 PM
    Yep, that's a lot of filler. There has been quite a bit of additional metal work on the front. Not sure which war this car was in, it was not...
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    27th May 2018, 01:55 PM
    I have a driver's side headlight and tail light from a 2003 Clio 2. Headlight I'd pretty hazy. I also have a black rear bumper is reasonable...
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    26th May 2018, 10:43 AM
    I'm clearing some space for a new tool/you so this one has to go. Was running when removed from my original 10S that got scrapped. I have the...
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