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by FIAJack
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Forum Login
Replies: 30
Views: 1689

Re: Forum Login

OK for me now.
by FIAJack
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Rear brake conversion?
Replies: 18
Views: 6767

Re: Rear brake conversion?

Hawk/Hoyle IRS!! Now that is not for the faint of heart. It can't be fitted to a standard hawk chassis. It needs extensive rework and welding of the chassis to accomodate. Gerry explained it all to me once when I was considering it. Not really a runner unless you're prepared to dismantle the car and...
by FIAJack
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Brake Cylinder Sizes Hawk 289
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Re: Brake Cylinder Sizes Hawk 289

Hi Kev,
I have Hi Spec Brakes front and Jag inboard rear. Passed IVA comfortably with 5/8" - 0.625" cylinders and with balance bar fully biased to the front.
Same setting works equally well with MGB drum brakes on rear. Hope that is of some help.

Cheers
Jack
by FIAJack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: servo assisted brakes or not?
Replies: 8
Views: 3815

Re: servo assisted brakes or not?

+1 to Clive
Cheers
Jack
by FIAJack
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Static belts
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: Static belts

Kevin,
If you want to dispose of spreader plates etc,then once again I'll happily take them.

Look forward to your PM.
Cheers
Jack
by FIAJack
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Static belts
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: Static belts

Yup - it's a bother!
I can only assume that the reference to static belts relate to harnesses and lap belts where allowed.
Who can tell :-)

Cheers
Jack
by FIAJack
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Static belts
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: Static belts

Clive, Section 31 IVA manual covers. I had this very conversation with the IVA chappy. " 8. With the seat belt fastened and the seat unoccupied, retractor mechanisms must take up any excess webbing. (see Note 5) Note 5: Some types of retracting belt might need help before they retract and harness be...
by FIAJack
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Static belts
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: Static belts

Kevin,
I'd happily take them off your hands.
Let me know how much you need for P&P and we'll sort it.
Cheers
Jack
by FIAJack
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Statutory plate
Replies: 15
Views: 6550

Re: Statutory plate

Hi folks, I asked Gerry and he provided! On 24 October 2013 14:21, Gerry <gerry@hawkcars.co.uk> wrote: Hi John 600 f 750 r 1350 total On 24/10/2013 14:06, John Tutill wrote: Good afternoon, can you advise me of the design weights for IVA please. You've previously given me the details for an MGB rear...
by FIAJack
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Last few MGB bits for sale to perspective builders
Replies: 16
Views: 8000

Re: Last few MGB bits for sale to perspective builders

Stu, you have PM
Cheers
Jack