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    HELP!!! - Top Ball Joints - what are they off (Tornado & SGT)

    Hi Darren I believe they're early Ford Transit track rod ends (M18x1mm thread) Rgds, Andy
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    UN1 Gearbox Issue

    As the car rolls for 6-8", I would be looking at the driveshaft roll-pins to see if they haven't moved causing the driveshaft to lock-up Rgds, Andy
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    AK Sportscars Update

    Looking great guys, gearbox being used is the Quaife ZFQ Regards, Andy
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    windsor bench race

    What are 'gas ported' pistons? What's the advantage of a polished the valley? Rgds, Andy
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    Plumbing diagram needed for 8 Stack Webbers

    The attached is what I use on my 8-stack system and has performed well even when the ambient is over 30 degC Regards, Andy
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    GTD returned to the UK

    Excellent news Simon, keep us posted on your progress Regards, Andy
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    Rivnuts or nutserts for windows / headlight covers etc...

    They would also do the job Andrew, but they are likely to crack the fibreglass/paint locally when fitted Rgds, Andy
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    Rivnuts or nutserts for windows / headlight covers etc...

    Hi Andrew, I used M3 aluminum riv-nuts, but super-glued them in. As the screws aren't going to be that tight, this is fine and if it does come loose, it's easy to remove as the body of the riv-nut has not been distorted Regards, Andy
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    Any build paperwork

    Can't talk for the others, but I'll be along Rgds, Andy
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    Any build paperwork

    Hi James, No problems. There's generally half a dozen of us with 5 40's between us (2 KVA's, SGT, Tornado & a MDA in build) Rgds, Andy
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    Any build paperwork

    Hi James, we've recently moved the club meet to the The Angel at Larling (NR16 2QU) which is on the old A11, just down from Snetterton. It's only a small group and we meet 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:30pm onwards Rgds, Andy
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    Any build paperwork

    Hi James, my build log's here: OK, so not a SGT, but a full build log from start to IVA & Paint If you want further information on the new owners of SGT, you could come along to the next club mtg (Est Anglia area 12th Oct) and potentially...
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    Best place for a GTD exhaust UK

    Hi Simon, Try Demand Engineering in Stowmarket. They've done a couple of friends '40s with good results Regards, Andy
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    GoPro for Trailers?

    Nice bit of lateral thinking and don't see why it wouldn't work Regards Andy
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    Enjoy your retirement MIck and I know your legacy is in safe hands with Neil, Jon and the team at AK Sportscars Regards, Andy
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    Sound deadening or not?

    Hi Daniel, It depends what you want out of the finished car. If you want a raw seat-of-pants racer, then no sound proofing, however if you want it for long distance cruising, taking the wife out then add it to the build. 15kg isn’t excessive when the car will weight around 1000kg and the...
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    OBP 47PRT floor mount throttle pedal HELP

    Hi, not exactly the same part number, bit one of OBP's pedal boxes, I added a few brackets, which allowed the cable to be coming in from the rear. As you've found out, nothing on-line, so figured it out from first principles Regards, Andy
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    Hi Andy, I plan to attend on the Sunday with my Tornado, with 2 other '40s from East Anglia. Both are KVA's with Tornado parts fitted :cool: Regards, Andy
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    Brake and Clutch pipes Routes

    all down the central tunnel with the main coolant pipes Andy
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    Brake and Clutch pipes Routes

    Hi Neville, On my Tornado, I was able to get the clutch & brake lines down the central tunnel, as well as the electrical harness Regards, Andy