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Removing Rhs Badge On Nosecone

12 July 2018 - 03:18 PM

Just fitted a new nosecone, and would like to transfer the RHS (Robin Hood Sports Cars) badge from my old damaged nosecone.   Anyone know how to get it off without damaging it ?




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Clutch Problems

10 July 2018 - 06:17 PM

Having thrashed the car a bit over the last 2 weeks (Huntingdon, Kimbolton and numerous mini-runs so well over 250 miles) I am finding that after an hour or so I have great difficulty selecting the gears.  When I press the pedal I feel a resistance when the pedal is about an inch off the floor and I cannot select a gear.  If I press really hard then the pedal goes to the floor and then I can change gear.


I am assuming that this excessively hot weather is causing the engine bay to heat up a lot more than normal and the clutch cable is stretching with the heat (Although the cable is routed through the exhaust outlet I have cable ties that ensures it is well clear of the pipes).    So I have tightened up the cable so that the bite point is higher than it was previously.  Taking her out for another couple of hours tomorrow so I will see if it helps, although the air temperature has now dropped to something a bit nearer normal, so I might not notice.


However, a couple of questions:


1.  Is this a sign the cable is getting old ?   It has been in for almost 5 years and unlike most Superspec cables it hasn't snapped :)  So should I be thinking of replacing it ?


2.  I can't see how the cable would cause the restriction so I am wondering if the clutch release bearing is sticking.  We know the engineering of the Superspec clutch release arm and bearing was a bit suspect, so I am wondering if the extra heat the clutch is now experiencing could cause the symptom.


Any thoughts ?

Richard Stewart Selling Off Spare Parts

05 May 2018 - 08:04 AM

See https://www.ebay.co....TEAAOSw1LRa6tv0


Looks like Richard is clearing out his lockup.    I knew he had a complete Superspec kit he kept back, didn't reallse he had two.


Lincolnshire Meet For May

03 May 2018 - 05:19 PM

Obviously Stoneleigh will be the main meeting for May, but that leaves us 3 weeks before the end of the month, hopefully with good weather.


It's time we had a meeting in the South, so I propose Saturday 19th May, and that we go to the Nene Valley Railway station at Wansford ( It obviously has plenty to look around (I actually learnt to drive a steam train there a couple of years ago) has a picnic area and a cafe.


Obviously weather dependent, so this is just something to pencil in.  I'll go into greater detail nearer the date,


So far I have interest from:


1.   Me

2.   Nigel & Helen  (niduncan)

3.   Andy  (AndyW)


if anyone else fancies it let me know.



Lincolnshire Meet For April

02 April 2018 - 06:38 PM

I know some of us are on the Stilton Cheese Run on Sunday 22th, but if anyone intended to go and hasn't booked it's probably too late.  


So let's look at the 'HorsePower at the Hall' (now changed to 'Gearheads at the Ground') meet on Sunday 15th at the Newark Showground, starting at 12:00, entry fee £2.   See https://www.facebook.com/events/935260486630851/. Regular attendees should note that they will be holding only 3 meets this year.


All weather dependent of course as Summer seems a bit reluctant to come.   I'll update this post during the last few days.