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    manta22 replied to the thread Fastener Information.
    I didn't mean to promote them, only show how scary vibration can be and how ineffective some of the stuff we've been using for years can be.
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    I'm not recommending Nord-lock , in fact I've never tried them. This site does have some good information on how fasteners can fail due...
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    manta22 reacted to Doug M's post in the thread Doug’s RCR Jaguar D Type Build. with Like Like.
    I decided to order a customized fuel tank from RCI. The one provided by RCR is an off the shelf model, and while it’s a perfectly fine...
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    manta22 reacted to JHeinke's post in the thread Detached Workshop Garage Design with Like Like.
    The workshop/garage build phase is now underway! Rebar in place (not pictured), Initial inspection passed and footings get poured...
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    I'd recommend shielded cable. If size is a problem, use RG-174/U coax cable. the shield is the ground return. Even better is RG-188A/U...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Steel welded frame vs Monocoque.
    "The Italian gearbox couldn't last with the power & torque of the V8, ..." True. It didn't prove reliable in the Mk 6GT Lola, either...
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    manta22 reacted to Walt Williams's post in the thread Jokes anyone? - with Like Like.
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    manta22 reacted to CESLAW's post in the thread Chuck's Jaguar D Type Build with Like Like.
    Drivetrain Install The bell housing was mated to the engine after confirming the two alignment pins were in place. The thin brass shim...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Exhaust Finish.
    Cerakote is what I used on my long-tube headers. It has held up well. BTW, black has the highest temperature rating of all the Cerakote...
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    dito on the mock up fasteners and ant-seize Id use stainless. Thats what i'm using. Dont use ebay or no name stainless fasteners for...
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    manta22 reacted to beeman's post in the thread S2's Build Thread with Like Like.
    I agree, the cool factor is 10/10. Don't discount the effect that front canards have on rear wing efficiency! Your front canard size...
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    manta22 replied to the thread GT40P/1074.
    This is a JWAE Engineering Development Report on testing at Sebring on 9 & 10 March 1968. David Hobbs was the driver for this test session.
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    manta22 posted the thread GT40P/1074 in All Ford GT40.
    This is a JWAE Engineering Development Report on testing at Le Mans On 6 April 1968. Jacky Ickx was the driver for this test session.
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    Use a good anti-sieze.
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    manta22 replied to the thread S2's Build Thread.
    John Horsman told me that JWAE researched many airfoil profiles in the MIRA wind tunnel and in the end found that the NACA 4412 was the...
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