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by StewbieC
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ace engine
Replies: 8
Views: 229

Re: Ace engine

Just be mindful of the engine age. Age determines emissions requirements. Current details are in the IVA manual. Early 80's should be tuneable with the Webers, later will require FI. Later still and you will need to fit Cats. There are a couple of other considerations, Ignition may need to be trigge...
by StewbieC
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hi everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Hi everyone

Troll
by StewbieC
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Perfect Donor (Hawk)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Perfect Donor (Hawk)

The rules are open to interpretation much the same as different IVA test stations have a variation of interpretations on what constitutes compliance. The three options for registration are all new components bar one which gives you a new registration, a minimum of two major components from a single ...
by StewbieC
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Perfect Donor (Hawk)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Perfect Donor (Hawk)

We are all free to take whatever advice we want. I have my opinion and personally prefer a risk free approach.
JMHO
Good luck.
by StewbieC
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ace engine
Replies: 8
Views: 229

Re: Ace engine

by StewbieC
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Manifold and fuel inlet selection
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: Manifold and fuel inlet selection

Edelbrock Performer (not performer RPM) is the lowest Inlet manifold for a carb. Not many others will fit under a bonnet with no hood scoop.
by StewbieC
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Donor MG
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Donor MG

Options for a Hawk, you need 2 from Steering, Axles both or suspension both.
You don't keep the same identity, you will apply for an age related plate for the same year as the donor
by StewbieC
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Donor MG
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Donor MG

The parts you need are steering rack, front uprights (stub axles), front suspension complete if you want to use it, front anti roll bar if you want to use it (most upgrade to a thicker and stiffer unit), rear axle (wire wheel axle is needed if you want to fit wires) Rostyle axle can be used on a Seb...
by StewbieC
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Donor MG
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Donor MG

On another note, the lead time for a Hawk is nearing two years. Paying the deposit gets you on the list.
by StewbieC
Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Donor MG
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Donor MG

Hello David, There is no issue with stripping it now with the identity on Sorn. Take plenty of photos of the complete car with plates on it. Also the removal of parts you will be using. If you get photos of you dismantling the car that is also a bonus. Keep the VIN plate off the bulkhead and don't g...