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by bash
Mon Feb 26, 2024 17:06
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Riviera
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Riviera

Nowt to do with me but looks a bargain, 2.2 etc. Bash https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/166615933126?itmmeta=01HQK2E0WSMJ97C5GCZKFE2DG4&hash=item26cb1560c6:g:BGgAAOSw4Nxl24Un&itmprp=enc%3AAQAIAAAAwKmXq3Q2H9Xi8XcTvdCR939i4wBwJ7MiiG8iloPTMfkY5eQ%2B8TBp%2BT7p%2Fr1Vo8%2BN1V0BKfzYp5DJrHxENhTwDiuz6omnpwqchrVEluF...
by bash
Wed Feb 21, 2024 14:38
Forum: Restoration projects
Topic: Elite restoration begins!
Replies: 323
Views: 16095

Re: Elite restoration begins!

Superb engineering as usual.

Bash
by bash
Sun Feb 18, 2024 18:42
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: Another timing belt question
Replies: 35
Views: 10714

Re: Another timing belt question

Ive never faffed around with gauges using the twist method instead, but, if its too tight it sounds high pitched, if its too slack it sounds slappy. Not very scientific I know but.....


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by bash
Fri Feb 16, 2024 12:48
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Pedalbox
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Pedalbox

I need a 1986 year pedal box for a project. Just for info there are about 4 different manual pedalboxes which is why it needs to be near the year.

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by bash
Fri Feb 02, 2024 16:58
Forum: General
Topic: Polestar
Replies: 7
Views: 605

Polestar

I see volvo wants to offload its shares in polestar (48 percent), it will be interesting to see what geely do as they are a major shareholder and comes on the back of a few major manufacturers offloading thier electric divisions. Perhaps reports of the death of combustion engines is a little prematu...
by bash
Wed Jan 31, 2024 00:34
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Tracking Down Coolant Leaks
Replies: 13
Views: 698

Re: Tracking Down Coolant Leaks

The one hard to see place that sometimes leaks are the water passages in the inlet manifold, theres alot of 'stuff' hanging off some small studs (inlet, carbs, air filter). Perhaps while drained it might be worth a new gasket and sealant around the water passages. Just a thought.

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by bash
Mon Jan 22, 2024 14:47
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Restoration Show 2024 - Discounted Tickets
Replies: 13
Views: 1437

Re: NEC Restoration Show 2024 - Discounted Tickets

I thought bending the rules is actually a rule in Formula 1 so if its good enough for them.......

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by bash
Wed Jan 17, 2024 20:31
Forum: General
Topic: How to make gaskets
Replies: 10
Views: 794

Re: How to make gaskets

Mucky thumb and cereal box works. I then give the card a light coat of spray lacquer.

Bash
Cereal bodger
by bash
Fri Jan 12, 2024 15:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Window frames
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Window frames

Im not selling any but Ive heard that the company that Angus uses to make new ones is closing in March so get your order in if you were thinking about it.

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by bash
Tue Jan 09, 2024 21:28
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Active Esprit
Replies: 10
Views: 913

Re: Active Esprit

I got a reply from Classic Team Lotus..... Hi John Thank you for your email, yes, we spotted the active Esprit a couple of weeks ago, we did think about bidding but £90k/£120k is way too much for us, for what is possibly a can of worms! We made a big investment buying Paul Matty’s parts, which is sl...
by bash
Tue Jan 09, 2024 10:43
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Active Esprit
Replies: 10
Views: 913

Re: Active Esprit

Ive sent an email to classic team Lotus nagging them to buy it back, anyone else want to join the 'nag' and get them to buy it back ?

Bash
Ps, I dont do facebook but is anyone willing to drop the idea there too including Esprit owners.
by bash
Mon Jan 08, 2024 15:36
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Active Esprit
Replies: 10
Views: 913

Active Esprit

Nowt to do with me (or it wouldnt be for sale), the active esprit at anglia auctions, I say active, the last owner clearly didnt get the suspension working, but..... I presume the active Excel never made it out of the captivity of Hethel. Bash https://angliacarauctions.co.uk/classic-auctions/2625-27...
by bash
Tue Jan 02, 2024 15:45
Forum: General
Topic: New Excel model coming soon
Replies: 54
Views: 5015

Re: New Excel model coming soon

Vents and spoiler could be 3d printed but Peter has hit the nail on the head, its a lot of money to cock up.
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by bash
Tue Jan 02, 2024 12:21
Forum: General
Topic: New Excel model coming soon
Replies: 54
Views: 5015

Re: New Excel model coming soon

I wonder how difficult it would be to convert to a pre 88 model ?

Bash