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    Wet or dry weight ?. Anyhow, believe I was...

    Wet or dry weight ?. Anyhow, believe I was correct.

    Next time you trim some weight we will know exactly how much you have reduced. Unless of course you did not check and record all the fluid...
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    OK, I'll guess you saved about 30 to 40kg.

    OK, I'll guess you saved about 30 to 40kg.
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    Three things about those old style bowden cables,...

    Three things about those old style bowden cables, they are cheap, they are used on bicycles and they can be relied on to break.
    I have used morse cables for their reliability, smooth operation and...
  4. Thread: Clutch woes

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    I believe that what renault8&10 has identified is...

    I believe that what renault8&10 has identified is the most likely cause. A thrust bearing failure is usually associated with the sudden appearance of a new noise which presents most when the clutch...
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    Bowie, I agree the info is too hard to find...

    Bowie, I agree the info is too hard to find through CAMS, it was in technical bulletins. Easier to check the range available from Pegasus in the US, search kill switches where you will also find...
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    Bowie I am surprised that someone where you work...

    Bowie I am surprised that someone where you work has not already explained this. There is a test your ARDC scrutineers do to check that race cars competing at your workplace will shut down...
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    I know its not nice to think about but when you...

    I know its not nice to think about but when you had the sump off did you see anything unusual with the bearings? the oil temp still seems high after you fixed the windage tray issues, it could be...
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    Thanks for the response. I have used ones that I...

    Thanks for the response. I have used ones that I can reuse with loctite however I was hoping to find new unused ones. Strange it is easy to find new flywheel bolts but none for the diff.
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    WTB new bolts for crown wheel 336 box

    Anyone know of any suppliers of these in Australia?
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    Great to see the project is still moving, thanks...

    Great to see the project is still moving, thanks for the update. Those pics show a part of all the time and money involved.
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    As far as I can remember without looking at the...

    As far as I can remember without looking at the manual, remove the three nuts on the two forward mounts of the trailing arms. Make a note of the position and undo the two nyloc nuts securing the...
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    You have the wrong numbers, should be 4 three...

    You have the wrong numbers, should be 4 three stud wheels not 3 four stud wheels.:blackeye:
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    That's a good link. Although the 1605 engine...

    That's a good link. Although the 1605 engine drops off at 6500, the car with the 1980 cc (plus) has standard valves and pulls like a train to 7200 where the soft limiter cuts in. That's a tad over...
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    That's exactly the type of accurate practical...

    That's exactly the type of accurate practical info I was hoping to get for this project, thanks Frans. The number I am aiming for is 165-170hp.

    Interesting about the flywheel end of the crank. ...
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    The engine is probably close to 12G spec, built...

    The engine is probably close to 12G spec, built by Bruce Collier it had EFI when I acquired it. Claimed to have “all the good gear” with nearly 200hp on injection. I never believed that but it is a...
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    Looks great, really is worth the effort. The...

    Looks great, really is worth the effort. The engine bay will suit the standard of the engine build. I can't wait to see it installed but I reckon your grin will be bigger when you hear the Webers...
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    It is a street car, very calm on the road, mild...

    It is a street car, very calm on the road, mild cam, not noisy, looks old and standard, keeps up with modern traffic. Then at a track day, I get to drive it like we did in the early 1970's and its...
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    A standard 10 clutch is barely up to the task...

    A standard 10 clutch is barely up to the task with a slightly warm 10 engine when you give it some welly, so a used clutch+water leak+oil leak = slipping clutch when you are being pushed along by a...
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    I can pass most on the track and stay in front,...

    I can pass most on the track and stay in front, but I want to make it easier as I get older. It can be very hard work.

    I am after more torque as I am also going up to a 3.5 diff from the 3.7. I...
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    I have checked with Salv Sacco who has quality...

    I have checked with Salv Sacco who has quality 82.5 mm forged pistons and his liners are slightly improved over the Mecaparts liners.
    Apart from being very helpful, I don't have to worry about the...
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    Thanks Frans, I have previously bought some new...

    Thanks Frans, I have previously bought some new 45DCOE manifolds from Salv at a very good price. I will look into what he can supply.
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    A110 - 807/841 engine to 1774cc

    Thinking of upgrading the A110 engine in my R8G from 1605 to 1774 cc. Although the 1796 cc looks even more inviting, it is just a road car and there is very little block left after it is machined for...
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    Wow, dreams do come true :eek:

    Wow, dreams do come true :eek:
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    The biggest question is if it really has a push...

    The biggest question is if it really has a push button auto. I think they may have seen that in some dream unless they somehow converted it. The picture of the engine bay does not indicate any...
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    The way its mounted looks fine, I like the rose...

    The way its mounted looks fine, I like the rose joints. Will send a PM with a few thoughts.
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