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by StewbieC
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Front brake pads
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Front brake pads

Another thumbs up for DS2500's here
by StewbieC
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 24hr War on Netflix
Replies: 1
Views: 99

24hr War on Netflix

Definitely worth the watch if you haven't seen it.
Loads of original footage and plenty of first hand accounts of those in the know.
Found it by accident
by StewbieC
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Boot lock keys
Replies: 16
Views: 701

Re: Boot lock keys

I don't think locks are the issue on a car with no door handles windows or roof. Access to the handbrake and a low loader will soon have it away :lol: I don't see the point in bonnet locks. I use the boot lock when I leave stuff in it overnight. My mate used to be MD for Lowe and Fletcher in Wolverh...
by StewbieC
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: inspection holes
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: inspection holes

I've never drilled any inspection holes in the back plates Dave.
by StewbieC
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: rover v8 engine coolant
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: rover v8 engine coolant

Blue glycol 50:50 with DI water.
NOT pink stuff!
by StewbieC
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Power Distribution Module / Unit
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: Power Distribution Module / Unit

The biggest issue with standard loom installations that I am aware of is related to plastic canoe type fuses. In contrast to the original ceramic type ones, plastic ones melt and continuity is broken at the contact points. Other than the odd relay failure the old style looms are pretty robust. At th...
by StewbieC
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Ace engine
Replies: 9
Views: 838

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: 596

Re: Hi everyone

Troll
by StewbieC
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: Perfect Donor (Hawk)
Replies: 6
Views: 959

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: 959

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.