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Ian & Carole

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Ian & Carole last won the day on October 14 2016

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    Wheely good builder!

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  1. Ian & Carole

    Smallways 2018

    Sadly no, we are all ready away. :-(
  2. Ian & Carole

    Brake Lines

    bye
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    Brake Lines

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    Very Sad 2.1 Pinto

    Jim You are over thinking things again. If it ran OK in the P100 why will it have dropped compression because you swapped the engine over ?? It can only be the carb or the timing. Even though the old carb isn't what you want, for now put it back on, removing one potential problem. Get the timing set either buy beg or borrow a strobe.
  5. Ian & Carole

    Brake Lines

    Are you sure you put the correct flare on the pipe, solid, copper pipe , to the flex needs a double flare making a concave shape to the pipe. a single flare leaves a convex shape.
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    Buyers Beware. Yet Another Mysterious Motor

    And if it sells for anything sub 3K it will be a nice car for some one.
  7. Ian & Carole

    Brake Lines

    +1 for what Bob has said. The likely hood is that the copper, kunifer, pipe has been deformed. Did you make the solid pipes or were they bought in pre flared. Did you check that the pipe had the correct flare before you fitted it ?. The chances of the flexi pipe being damaged is very slim.
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    Aaaaaaaaarrrhhh*@*@*@*******

    The old decelarometer, that's all we had to test brakes back in the dark ages when I was a MOT tester!! The old tapley!!
  9. Ian & Carole

    2B Speedo

    The trick with the 2b speedo cable is.................. folk take the cable route from the box and put an immediate 90 degree bend and that is were it will have snapped. Bring the cable out of the box and through transmission tunnel along the front of you O/S (drivers seat) and with a nice curve up the side panel and int the scuttle area with a nice sweeping curve to the speedo head. Ran mine like that for 12 years and never had a problem. HTHs. 90 degree boxes are a pig to fit and IMHO very expensive when a nice smooth curve is free. You can see the cable running up the side panel in this pic, if you want to hide it the trim over i, it never bothered me and was useful at shows when folk asked this question.
  10. Ian & Carole

    Garage Size

    It's like all things we need, how long is a piece of string? How much land have you got available? No matter how big you build you will always want more. This is one of mine, another single behind where the Se7en lived. It also has a pit 6' deep and 12' long, wish it was 4' wider though. Must type faster!!!!
  11. Ian & Carole

    Tin Top Decision

    + 1 for the Sorento, on our 3rd and we pull 1800 kgs with ours £240 RFL We have had 42 MPG on a long run, 30 ish round town and regularly returns 25/28 towing. 7 year warranty does it for me. In 11 years we have only had to buy 1 rear wiper blade !!!!
  12. Ian & Carole

    Ideas For End Of Season Bash 2017

    Both times I attended the Hall there were the turbo ratting lowered Subarus that spent ages just listening to their engines and on leaving left long black tyre marks out of the exit. It has now moved to Newark show ground because it "out grew" Doddington Hall. If you listen to the locals that wasn't the reason at all.
  13. Ian & Carole

    End Of Season Bash, Best Yet

    That's it rub it in, sounds like we missed a great weekend.
  14. Ian & Carole

    Not Tractors Laptop, My Laptop

    Might be better if it was written in English
  15. Ian & Carole

    Car For Sale

    That was my 1st choice but like you say the costs are still very high hence the MR2. Needed some thing a bit different to all the MX5 's. The only down side to the MR is no possibility to fit a tow bar.
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