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by clive
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Axle stands
Replies: 11
Views: 1202

Re: Axle stands

Fortunately I have a pit so don't need to use axle stands to get under the car, but during the build I didn't have such luxury and placed the axle stands here...

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by clive
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Tyre recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 1506

Re: Tyre recommendation

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by clive
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Tyre recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 1506

Re: Tyre recommendation

Hi Stuart, I had the same problem a couple of years ago and ended up with Blockley tyres. https://www.blockleytyre.com/ . Initially I just replaced the rears and to be honest the car didn't feel quite planted on the road although it might have been in my mind as I never had any real issues. I spoke ...
by clive
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Bubble balance anybody?
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Bubble balance anybody?

by clive
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Bubble balance anybody?
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Bubble balance anybody?

I've only had my 289s wheels balanced at my local tyre fitter without any problems of wobble or wear. I do recall using the bubble type with a milk bottle way back in the 70s but it wasn't very successful and it used knock on weights which I wouldn't want to use on my chrome wire wheels.
by clive
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Old 289 x-ray type logo
Replies: 16
Views: 1665

Re: Old 289 x-ray type logo

I would love to see an x-rayed Father Christmas sitting in a 289!
by clive
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Old 289 x-ray type logo
Replies: 16
Views: 1665

Re: Old 289 x-ray type logo

My pleasure. :D
by clive
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Old 289 x-ray type logo
Replies: 16
Views: 1665

Re: Old 289 x-ray type logo

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by clive
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: LeMans Classic
Replies: 20
Views: 4094

Re: LeMans Classic

Well folks, it looks like the Le Mans Classic is the latest to be cancelled.

https://www.lemansclassic.com/language/en/home/
by clive
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: My Cobra story
Replies: 8
Views: 1180

Re: My Cobra story

Great post Peter. I never realised you were a Boy Racer back in the day! No wonder why Jan hated it! :lol: